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SWP branch meetings. The Socialist Workers' Party organises branch meetings across Britain to discuss political issues and activity in local areas. They are open to members and non-members and are a good chance to debate politics, ask questions, and get involved in activity.

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AnchorSWP Public Meetings

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Aberdeen

How can Palestine be free?

Thu 31 Jul, 6pm

Cafe, Belmont Cinema,

49 Belmont St,

Ab10 1JS

 

Coventry

After the 10 July strikes—how can we beat the Tories and austerity?

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Methodist Central Hall (Eadon Hall), Warwick Lane, CV1 2HA

Coventry

How can Palestine be free?

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Koko Buildings,

Arches Industrial Estate,

Spon End, CV1 3JQ

Edinburgh

The socialist debate on independence
Speakers Keir McKechnie (Socialist Workers Party and author of Yes to Independence No to Nationalism), Mike Cowley (Labour Party and EIS union, pc) and others

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Danderhall Miners Club, 88 Edmonstone Rd, EH22 1QU

Liverpool

How can Palestine be free?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

The Black-E,

1 Great George St,

L1 5EW

London: Hornsey and Wood Green

How can Palestine be free?

Thu 31 Jul, 6pm

West Indian Cultural Centre

London: Tower Hamlets

How can Palestine be free?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Oxford House, Derbyshire St

(opp Bethnal Green Rd Tesco),

E2 6HG

 

Rotherham

How can Palestine be free?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Bridge Inn, Greasbrough Rd (near bus and train stations), S60 1RB

Wolverhampton

Can strikes defeat austerity?

Wed 16 Jul, 7.30pm

Grain Store, King St, WV1 1ST

 

AnchorSWP branch meetings

Weekly meetings to discuss political issues and our local activity. All welcome

area

title

time

venue

Aberdeen

Iraq in chaos—The bitter fruits of Bush and Blair’s war

Thu 24 Jul, 6pm

Cafe, Belmont Cinema, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS

Barnsley

What is the socialist case for Scottish independence?

Thu 24 Jul, 6.30pm

YMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP

After ‘Trojan Horse’—Islamophobia in Britain today

Thu 31 Jul, 6.30pm

Birmingham: city and east

After ‘Trojan Horse’ — Islamophobia in Britain today

Thu 24 Jul, 7pm

Friends of the Earth, The Warehouse, 54-57 Allison St, Digbeth, B5 5TH

Iraq in chaos—the bitter fruits of Bush and Blair’s war

Thu 31 Jul, 6.30pm

Birmingham: Handsworth

 

 

Laurel Road Community Sports Centre, Laurel Rd, B21 9PB

Explaining imperialism

Wed 30 Jul, 7pm

Bolton

What do we mean by revolution?

Wed 30 Jul, 6.30pm

Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St (off Bradshawgate), BL1 1DY

Bradford

How can Palestine be free?

Wed 23 Jul, 7pm

Equity Centre, Perkin House, 82 Grattan Rd, BD1 2LU

What is happening in Ukraine?

Wed 30 Jul, 7pm

Brighton

Healthcare under capitalism—a life and death issue

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Friends Meeting House, Ship St, BN1 1AF

The First World War—could it have been stopped?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Bristol: North

Scottish independence—what do socialists say?

Thu 24 Jul, 7.30pm

5th Floor, The Canteen, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY

Imperialism—from the First World War to today

Thu 24 Jul, 7.30pm

Bristol: south

After ‘Trojan Horse’—Islamophobia in Britain today

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

YHA,14 Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA

Corruption, child abuse and cover-ups

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Cambridge

Are the Tories finished?

Thu 7 Aug, 7.30pm

Shanghai Family Restaurant, 39 Burleigh St, CB1 1DG

Cardiff

Socialism—Utopian and Scientific

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Cathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX

Chesterfield

How do boom-bust cycles affect the struggle for socialism?

Thu 31 Jul, 7.30pm

Market Halls, Market Place, S40 1PB

Colchester

The politics of Ukip

Tue 29 Jul, 7.30pm

The Odd One Out, 28 Mersea Rd, CO2 7ET

Derby

Capitalism and carnage—lessons from the First World War

Thu 31 Jul, 7pm

West End Community Centre (next to Britannia Mill), Mackworth Rd, DE22 3BL

Doncaster

The Labour Party, the left and socialist politics

Wed 23 Jul, 7pm

Women’s Centre, 21 Cleveland St, DN1 3EH

The wealth of the 1%—how the system serves the rich

Wed 30 Jul, 7pm

Dundee

Trade unions—the bureaucracy and the rank and file

Tue 22 Jul, 7.30pm

Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL

A socialist history of the First World War

Tue 29 Jul, 7.30pm

Edinburgh

China—25 years since the Tiananmen Square massacre

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Friends Meeting House, 7 Victoria St, EH1 2JL

Glasgow: North

Leninism versus Stalinism in theory and practice

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Cafe Cherubini, 360 Great Western Rd, Kelvingrove, G4 9HT

Glasgow versus the Commonwealth Games

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Glasgow: South

Trotsky—the life of a revolutionary

Thu 24 Jul, 7.30pm

Govanhill Baths, 99 Calder St, G42 7RA

Left Wing Communism—an Infantile Disorder

Thu 24 Jul, 7.30pm

 

Harlow

Iraq in chaos —the bitter fruits of Bush and Blair’s war

Thu 24 Jul, 7.30pm

Friends Meeting House, 1 Church Leys, CM18 6BX

Huddersfield

Islamophobia and Birmingham schools

Wed 23 Jul, 6.30pm

Brian Jackson House, 2 New North Parade (near both train and bus stations), HD1 5JP

The Miners’ Strike 30 years on

Wed 30 Jul, 6.30pm

Ipswich

Why we need a revolutionary party

Thu 31 Jul, 7pm

Labour Club, 33-35 Silent St, IP1 1TF

Kirkcaldy

Can the Tories abolish the welfare state?

Mon 4 Aug, 7.30pm

Betty Nicol’s Pub, 297 High St, KY1 1JL

Leeds: city centre

The politics of sport

Thu 24 Jul, 7pm

West Riding Pub (upstairs), 38 Wellington St,LS1 2DJ

After the 10 July strikes—how can workers win?

Thu 31 Jul, 7pm

Leicester

Trade unions—how can strikes win?

Wed 23 Jul, 7pm

Duffy’s bar, 8 Pocklingtons Walk,LE1 6BU

African Caribbean Centre, Maidstone Rd, LE2 0UA

Liverpool

Human nature—are we too selfish for socialism?

Thu 24 Jul, 7pm

The Black-E, 1 Great George St, L1 5EW

London: Brent and Harrow

After the 10 July strikes—how can we beat the Tories and austerity?

Thu 31 Jul, 7.30pm

The Pepperpot Centre, 1a Thorpe Close, Ladbroke Grove, W10 5XL

London: Brixton

How real is the economic recovery?

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd (near Effra Rd, facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP

Zero hours contracts—how do we fight them?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

London: Ealing

Can there be a revolution in Britain?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

W3 Gallery, 185 High St, Acton, W3 8DJ

London: Hackney

South Africa, women and Marikana

Thu 24 Jul, 7.30pm

The Round Chapel, 2 Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PU

The socialist case for Scottish independence

Thu 31 Jul, 7.30pm

London: Hornsey and Wood Green

Austerity and other Tory lies

Wed 23 Jul, 7.45pm

West Indian Cultural Centre, 9 Clarendon Rd, N8 0DD

London: Kingston

A rebel’s guide to Lenin

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Norbiton and Dragon, 16 Clifton Rd, KT2 6PW

Capitalism and carnage—lessons from the First World War

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

London: Lewisham

Victory in South Africa—how the miners won and what comes next?

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

West Greenwich Community and Arts Centre, 141 Greenwich High Rd (near Greenwich main line and DLR Station), SE10 8JA

London: Newham

James Connolly and the 1916 Easter Rising

Wed 23 Jul, 7pm

Stratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP

How real is the economic recovery?

Wed 30 Jul, 7pm

London: Southwark

What is the future for the Labour Party?

Thu 24 Jul, 7pm

Snug Room, The Grand Union, 26 Camberwell Grove (off Camberwell Church St), SE5 8RE

Marxism and sexuality

Thu 31 Jul, 7pm

Camberwell Leisure Centre, Artichoke Place (off?Camberwell?Church?St), SE5 8TS

London: Tottenham

Drugs, gangs and racism

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Kitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB

Immigration—the myths they use to divide us

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

London: Tower Hamlets

What would a socialist society look like?

Wed 23 Jul, 7pm

Oxford House, Derbyshire St (opp Bethnal Green Rd Tesco), E2 6HG

London: Waltham Forest

Red Shelley—the politics of a radical poet

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Quaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), E17 4QU

Scotland—Yes to independence, No to nationalism

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

 

Manchester: Chorlton

The socialist case for Scottish independence

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Chorlton Library (side door), Manchester Rd, M21 9PN

What is happening in Ukraine?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Manchester: City centre

The politics of the police

Thu 24 Jul, 7pm

Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, M2 5NS

Manchester: Longsight and Levenshulme

The Peasants’ Revolt of 1381

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Swad Cafe, 608 Stockport Rd (next to the Immigration Law Centre), Longsight, M13 0RQ

Scottish independence—vote Yes and fight on for real change

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Medway

Capitalism and food

Thu 31 Jul, 7.30pm

Conference room, Riverside Creative Hub, 13 Military Rd, Chatham, ME4 4JG

Milton Keynes

After the 10 July strikes—how can we beat the Tories and austerity?

Wed 23 Jul, 7pm

Duncombe Street Community House, 39 Duncombe St, MK2 2LY

Newcastle

Gaza under siege—how can Palestine be free?

Thu 24 Jul, 7pm

The Labour Club, 11 Leazes Park Rd, NE1 4PF

How can women win liberation?

Thu 24 Jul, 7pm

Newport

Capitalism and carnage—the lessons from the First World War

Thu 14 Aug, 7.30pm

Emlyn room, Newport Centre, 1 Kingsway, NP20 1UH

Norwich

Capitalism and the fight for sexual liberation

Thu 31 Jul, 7.30pm

Vauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA

Nottingham

How the NHS was created and how can we save it?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN

Oxford

Imperialism—from the First World War to today

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Michael Young Building, Manzil Way, Cowley Rd, OX4 1YH

Portsmouth

The 1974 Portuguese Revolution

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Somerstown Central, River St, PO5 4EZ

A film showing of Miners Shot Down

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Rotherham

Does the media control our minds?

Wed 23 Jul, 7pm

Bridge Inn, Greasbrough Rd (near bus and train stations), S60 1RB

St Albans

Iraq in chaos—the bitter fruits of Bush and Blair’s war

Wed 6 Aug, 7.30pm

Upstairs Trinity Church Hall, 1 Beaconsfield Rd (near St Albans City station), AL1 3RD

Sheffield: City Centre

Genes—is intelligence just a matter of genetics?

Thu 24 Jul, 7.30pm

Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk St (near the Crucible theatre), S1 2JB

What is privilege theory?

Thu 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Sheffield: North

Iraq in chaos—The bitter fruits of Bush and Blair’s war

Thu 23 Jul, 7.30pm

Burngreave Ashram and New Roots Cafe, 86 Spital Hill, S4 7LG

The Trojan Horse scandal—how do we stop the Tories destroying education?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Southampton

After the 10 July strikes—how can we beat the Tories and austerity?

Wed 23 Jul, 7.30pm

High Street Cafe, 153 High St, SO14 2BT

Iraq in chaos—the bitter fruits of Bush and Blair’s war

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

Wigan

Human nature—are we too selfish for socialism?

Wed 23 Jul, 7pm

Sunshine House Community Centre, Bradshawgate, Vauxhall Rd, WN1 3LU

Socialists and Scottish independence

Wed 30 Jul, 7pm

Wolverhampton

The history of Zionism

Wed 31 Jul, 7.30pm

Grain Store, King St, WV1 1ST

York

30 years since the Miners’ Strike—when the state declared war on the workers

Wed 16 Jul, 7.30pm

Sea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH

What is left reformism?

Wed 30 Jul, 7.30pm

 

AnchorMovement events

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Dorchester

What’s happening in Ukraine?
Organised by Dorset Socialists dorsetsocialists.org.uk

Sat 2 Aug, 1.30pm

Colliton Club (opposite County Hall), Colliton Park, DT1 1XJ.

 


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