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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2015

Respect | Time to Go | Stop the War | SWP meetings | movement events | Bookmarks events | demonstrations & lobbies | concerts and benefits

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or e-mail
LondonNational conference
To participate you must be both a member of Respect and elected as a delegate by your Respect branch
Sat 14 and Sun 15 OctFriends Meeting House, Euston Rd, NW1
CambridgeFighting Britain’s racist immigration and asylum policies
With Elane Heffernan (Respect), Burcin Drummond (Legal adviser, Oakington Immigration Reception Centre)
Tue 5 Sep, 7.30pmRoss St Community Centre.
London: Tower HamletsWhy nuclear power is no solution to climate change
With Martin Empson
Tue 5 Sep, 7pmRespect office, Club Row,
Bethnal Green, E2
Time to go - troops out of Iraq, no attack on Iran
Organised by Stop the War. Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or e-mail
BarnsleyWith John McDonnell MPTue 5 Sep, 7pmCooper Art Gallery, Church St
BoltonWith Craig MurrayFri 8 Sep, 7pmBlue Flame Community Centre, High St (opp Zakaria Mosque), Daubhill
Bury Tue 5 Sep, 7.30pmElizabethan Suite, Bury Town Hall
Cambridge With John ReesThu 7 Sep, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Jesus Lane
CanterburyWith Lebanese activist, StWC speakerTue 29 Aug, 7.30pmWestgate Hall,
Westgate Hall Rd
CoventryWith John Rees, Tony BennSat 2 Sep, 7.30pmMethodist Central Hall, Warwick Lane
London: Edgware Rd With George Galloway MPSun 3 Sep, 2pmLancaster Hall Hotel, 35 Craven Terrace
(off Bayswater Rd, Paddington tube), W2
London: HackneyWith Moazzam Begg, Chris NinehamThu 7 Sep, 7.30pmRound Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (off Lower Clapton Rd)
London: Hammersmith & FulhamWith John McDonnell MP, Lindsey German (StWC), Dr Siddiqui (Muslim Parliament), Haifa Zangana (Iraqi writer), Dahabo Isse (Somali activist)
For info phone 07879 424 631 or 07984 405 307
Wed 13 Sep, 7pmSmall Hall, Hammersmith Town Hall, King St
London: HaringeyWith George Galloway MP, Lindsey German, Jeremy Corbyn MPWed 20 Sep, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Rd, N8
London: IslingtonWith Moazzam Begg, Haifa Zangana, Andrew Murray, Jeremy Corbyn MPMon 4 Sep, 7pmIslington Central Library (corner Holloway Rd/Fieldway Crescent), N5
London: NewhamWith Tony Benn, George Galloway MP, Rose Gentle, Lindsey German, Dr Azzam TaminiTue 12 Sep, 7pmEast Ham Town Hall, Barking Rd
Manchester: Cheetham Hill Wed 13 Sep, 7.30pmSaffron Restaurant, Cheetham Hill Rd
SheffieldWith Tony Benn, Azam Tamimi, Lindsey German, Musheir El- Farra
£3/£1. For info and to book phone 07761 471 441
Tue 19 Sep, 7pmInternational Hall,
Ponds Forge
StockportWith Rose Gentle, Craig MurrayThu 7 Sep, 7.30pmThe Labour Club, Lloyd St
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or e-mail
With live music
Tue 12 Sep, 8pmTonic Bar, 11 Dover St
ExeterHas the war on terror made the world a safer place?
With Military Families Against the War, StWC
Mon 11 Sep, 7pmMint Methodist Church, Fore St
London: Edgware RoadPublic meeting
With George Galloway
Sun 3 Sep, 2pmLancaster Hall Hotel,
35 Craven Terrace, W2
(off Bayswater Rd, Paddington tube)
London: LewishamPeace FairSat 9 Sep, 3pm to 7pmLadywell Fields
The path to peace in the Middle East
With Sami Ramadani, Kate Hudson, Jews for Justice, Piroz Mogtasadeh (Iranian academic), chaired by Mayor Steve Bullock
Mon 11 Sep, 7.30pmLadywell Leisure Centre, Lewisham High St
London to ManchesterBikes not bombs
Cycle from London to Manchester to join the Time To Go demonstration outside the Labour Party Conference on 23 Sep
Join at the start or along the way. There will be a minibus for luggage and rest. Organised by Tower Hamlets StWC. For info phone 07821 832 606 or e-mail
There are two start dates, both at 7am, Wed 20 Sep and Thu 21 SepBoth days the cyclists will leave from the Green bridge over Mile End Road
MerseysideFundraising social
An evening with Bruce Kent (CND) and Paul Robeson songs sung by local playwright and singer Tayo
£30 & £20. For tickets phone 07752 350 994
Sat 2 Sep, 7pmThe Piazza restaurant (by Catholic cathedral),
Mt Pleasant, Liverpool
SWP public meetings
BirminghamMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Chris Bambery
Wed 23 Aug, 7.30pmCarrs Lane Church Centre (opp Moor St station)
ChesterfieldMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Chris Bambery
Thu 24 Aug, 7.30pmThe Market Hall,
Market Square
London: Brent & HarrowThe politics of Hamas and Hizbollah
With Simon Behrman
Thu 7 Sep, 7.30pmBrent Trades Hall, Apollo Club, 375 High Rd, Willesden
London: CamdenThe politics of HizbollahThu 24 Aug, 7pmTheatro Technics,
Crowndale Rd
London: EastBolshevism and religion
With Dave Crouch
Thu 31 Aug, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St, Bethnal Green, E2
London: EustonThe Spanish Civil War - 70 years onWed 30 Aug, 6.30pmCamera Cafe,
Museum St, WC1
London: LewishamWhy does the US hate Iran?Thu 24 Aug, 7.30pmLife Cafe, Ladywell Rd
London: Tower HamletsOil and the Middle East
With Rob Hoveman
Thur 14 Sep, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St, Bethnal Green, E2
ManchesterMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Martin Smith
Thu 24 Aug, 7pm,Cross St Chapel, Cross St
NottinghamWhat do we mean by political trade unionism?Thu 24 Aug, 7.30pmInternational Community Centre, 61B Mansfield Rd
PrestonMarxism and religion
With Dave Goodfield
Thu 24 Aug, 7.30pmCVS Building (opp town hall),
Lancaster Rd
SheffieldMarxism, terrorism and resistance
With Chris Harman
Thu 24 Aug, 7.30pmShowroom cinema, Paternoster Row
TynesideMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Candy Udwin
Wed 23 Aug, 7.30pmSide Cafe,
Movement events
BirminghamIn memory of Mikey Powell
An update on the justice campaign for Mikey, who died in police custody in 2003, will be followed by the launch of a new CD from the makers of the film Injustice. Plus music from Hillz Yungsterz, Princess Emmanuelle, The Tribunes.
Free (donations welcome). For info phone 07770 432 439 or 0774 008 3915 or go to
Thu 7 Sep, doors open 8pm160 High St, Digbeth
LondonRacism, liberty and the war on terror
Conference with Moazzam Begg, Jeremy Corbyn, Gareth Peirce, Colin Prescod, A Sivanandan, Salma Yaqoob
Organised by the Institute of Race Relations. For info phone 020 7837 0041 or go to
Sat 16 SepConway Hall, central London
30 years since the Grunwick strike
With Jack Dromey, Arthur Scargill, Ed Blissett, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Jayaben Desai, Amrit Wilson, Derek Walsh. Plus exhibition and films
£7 (including lunch). Organised by Brent Trades Union Council
Sun 17 Sep, 11am to 5pmTricycle Theatre, 269 High Rd, Kilburn, NW6
Organising for fighting unions conference
With John McDonnell MP, Matt Wrack (FBU), Bob Crow (RMT), Mark Serwotka (PCS)
Go to
Sat 11 NovShoreditch Town Hall, EC1
NorfolkBurston strike school rally
With Derek Simpson, John Hendy QC, Steve Sinnot, Chris Kaufman, Megan Dobney. Plus folk from Seize the Day, Huck, Red Flags
Organised by T&G with the support of SERTUC, Amicus, GMB, Latin American Workers Association
Sun 3 Sep, 11am to 4.30pmChurch Green, Burston (nr Diss)
Bookmarks events
To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or e-mail
LondonBookmarks Garden party
Chill out music • games for kids (and grown ups too!) • grand barbeque and gourmet menu • beer tent, chilled wine and soft drinks • strawberries and cream
£6/£3 (£8/£4 on the door). Under 12s free but need a ticket. All proceeds to Friends of Bookmarks fund. Tickets from Bookmarks, the socialist bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, London WC1B 3QE. E-mail phone 020 7637 1848 or go to
Sun 27 Aug, 2pm to 8pmIn the grounds of the RMT’s Maritime House, Old Town, Clapham (nearest tube Clapham Common)
Demonstrations & lobbies
ManchesterTime to go: Troops out of Iraq, Don't attack Iran
Organised by Stop the War and CND. Go to
Sat 23 Sep, 1pmoutside Labour Party conference
Concerts and benefits
WeymouthLove music, hate racism
With Straight to Hell, Jubb and the Dirty Sleeves, Hypercondriacs, Chevron, Bosch Stacey, Ocean Red, Offnoise, Homegrown, Jacked, Off the Rails
Benefit for LMHR. Go to
Fri 25 Aug, 8pmBanus,
44 The Esplanade

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