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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2016

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 [email protected]
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 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 [email protected]
BarnsleyWith John McDonnell MPTue 5 Sep, 7pmCooper Art Gallery, Church St
Birmingham: CotteridgeWith Lynda Holmes, Salma IqbalFri 8 Sep, 7pmFriends Meeting House,
Watford Rd
Birmingham: LozellsWith Zubada Akhtar, Sam Alin, Alistair WingateTue 5 Sep, 7.30pmLozells Recreation Centre,

2 Graham St

Birmingham: SparkhillWed 13 Sep, 7.30pmSt Johns church, Stratford Rd
BoltonWith Craig Murray, Jeremy DearFri 8 Sep, 7pmBlue Flame Community Centre, High St (opp Zakaria Mosque), Daubhill
BuryWith Sundus Malik, Saad Abdullatif, Peter BrierlyTue 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 Tony Benn, John Rees, Yvonne Ridley, Lynda Holmes, Mike VericSat 2 Sep, 7.30pmMethodist Central Hall, New Union St
DerbyWith Craig MurrayTue 5 Sep, 7pmPakistan Community Centre,
Harrington St, Peartree
Leamington SpaWith Lynda HolmesWed 13 Sep, 7.30pmBath Place Community Centre
LiverpoolWith Craig Murray, Dr Azzam TamimiWed 13 Sep, 7.15pmLiner Hotel, Lord Nelson St
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 Ghayasuddin 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
London: WandsworthWith John McDonnell MP, Rose Gentle, Mark Steel, Lindsey German, Imam Suliman Gani, Mike CushmanThu 14 Sep, 7.30pmBalham Baptist Church, Ramsden Rd, Balham
Manchester: Cheetham HillWith Sundus MalikWed 13 Sep, 7.30pmSaffron Restaurant, Cheetham Hill Rd
Manchester: RusholmeWith Ismail PatelThu 7 Sep, 7.30pmUnity Centre,

492 Claremont Rd

Manchester: SouthWith Craig Murray, Sundus Malik. Chair Jacqui BurkeWed 6 Sep, 7.30pmDidsbury Mosque,

271 Burton Rd

RochdaleTue 12 Sep, 7.30pmRochdale Town Hall, The Esplanade
SheffieldWith Tony Benn, Dr Azzam 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
WalsallWith Craig Murray, Lynda Holmes, Helen SalmonTue 5 Sep, 7.30pmThe Crossing, Darwall St
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or e-mail [email protected]
BirminghamMiddle East in crisis - what is the solution?
Discussion with Lynne Jones MP and Chris Nineham
Thu 31 Aug, 7.30pmHouse of Phoenix,
558 Bristol Rd, Selly Oak
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
LeedsFundraiser for Lebanon
With food, bouncy castle, music, auction & speakers
Sat 16 Sep, 11am to 2pmHamara Centre, Tempest Rd,
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 [email protected]
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
NorwichThe Middle East in crisis
With Craig Murray, Moazzem Begg, Jane Shallice
For info phone 01493 664 499
Thu 14 Sep, 7pmBlackfriars Hall,
St Andrews Plain
WiganLast Letter Home
Film showing and meeting
Wed 13 Sep, 7.45pm1650 Coffee House, Wallgate
SWP public meetings
BirminghamSexism and the system - the rise of raunch culture
With Judith Orr
Tue 10 Oct, 7.30pmCafe One, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad St
Birmingham: NorthWho are the working class?Thu 7 Sep, 7.30pmSummerfield Community Centre, Winson Green Rd
Birmingham: SouthGlobalisation, immigration and the new working classThu 7 Sep, 7.30pmKings Heath Community Centre, Heathfield Rd
CambridgeWhy does the US hate Iran?
With Kelly Hilditch
Thu 31 Aug, 7.30pmCB2 Cafe, Norfolk St
CoventryMiddle East - how do we stop the new imperialism?Wed 6 Sep, 7pmCoffee Revolution, Students Union, Coventry University,
Priory St
Home CountiesMiddle East - how do we stop the new imperialism?
With Mark Thomas
Mon 4 Sep, 7.30pmUpstairs, Trinity Church Hall, Beaconsfield Rd/ Victoria St (nr station), St Albans
HuddersfieldThe politics of HizbollahWed 13 Sep, 6pmCoffeevolution, Church St,

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: 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: LewishamImperialism and resistance
With Alex Callinicos
Wed 6 Sep, 7.30pmSector J Clubroom, 29 Gately House (off Coston Walk), Honor Oak Estate, Brockley
London: TottenhamSexism in society - the rise of raunch culture
With Judith Orr
Thu 7 Sep, 7.30pmKitap Evi Bookhouse,
Tottenham High Rd
London: Tower HamletsOil and the Middle East
With Rob Hoveman
Thur 14 Sep, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St, Bethnal Green, E2
Manchester: south eastWhy does the US hate Iran?
With Fergus Alexander
Wed 13 Sep, 7.30pmCafe Felafel, Wilmslow Rd
Manchester: south westWhy does the US hate Iran?Thu 7 Sep, 7.30pmChorlton Library, Manchester Rd (nr Chorlton Cross)
PrestonHizbollah to Chavez - is resistance growing globally?Thu 31 Aug, 7pmCVS Building, Lancaster Rd
WolverhamptonMiddle East - how do we stop the new imperialism?
With Suzanne Jeffery
Thu 31 Aug, 7.30pmCity Bar, King St
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). Tickets must be bought in advance. Phone 020 7624 0032 or e-mail [email protected] 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)
Demonstrations & lobbies
DerbyProtest against the BNP in our schools
Unite Against Fascism has called two protests
Mon 4 Sep, 8.15amNewton’s Walk,
assemble Bromley St (off Kedleston Rd)
Mon 11 Sep, 8.15amPupil Referral Unit,
Peartree House,
Village St,
Isle of ArranStrident against Trident
With Katy Clark MP
Rally 1.10pm McAlpine Hotel. Organised by Isle of Arran Justice, Peace and Environment Group
Sat 9 Sep, 11.45amArran High School, to march through Lamlash
12.45pmBrodick Primary School to march to McAlpine Hotel, Brodick
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

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