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Events and meetings

National


National Shop Stewards Network 2022 conference

After marching together on 18 June – Organise to strike together

  • Solidarity with the RMT
  • Defend the right to strike
  • Kick out the Tories

Saturday 2nd July 2022, 11am – 4.30pm

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

Speakers include: Unite general secretary Sharon Graham; POA general secretary Steve Gillan; BFAWU general secretary Sarah Woolley; CWU (postal) deputy general secretary Terry Pullinger; RMT senior AGS Eddie Dempsey; NEU president Daniel Kebede; Unite Coventry bins striker Pete Randle; Napo national official Annoesjka Valent; NSSN national chair Rob Williams.


Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) public rally

Global capitalist crisis – the socialist way out

London, Saturday 30th July 2022, 17.00 to 19.00

Hear from socialists from Sri Lanka, USA, Chile, France, Nigeria, and more
Camden School for Girls, Sandall Rd, London NW5 2DB
£5 entrance (£3 for unwaged)


Socialism 2022

A socialist forum of discussion and debate, hosted by the Socialist Party

London, 19th & 20th November 2022


For more info contact:

  • Socialist Party, PO Box 1398, Enfield EN1 9GT
  • Text: 07761 818206 with your name and postcode
  • Phone: 020 8988 8777; Email: [email protected]

Local

Socialist Party branches

The Socialist Party has regular branch and public meetings in towns and cities across the country. See the list of areas below.

If you would like to participate, please use the contact details given in the list to ask for details of the next meeting or activity, or just turn up to a public meeting when you see one listed in your area.

If your area isn’t listed then still get in touch. There may be Socialist Party members nearby or you can be the start of a new group. Also you can be included on an e-list, to be informed about future events.


London

Regional secretary: Helen, tel 020 8988 8786, email [email protected]

Camden & Haringey: Wednesdays, 7.30pm in Kentish Town. For more info contact Helen on above number.

Camden & Haringey Socialist Party public meeting: The RMT union and the growing strike movement. Wednesday 22nd June, 7:30pm in the Oxford Arms (upstairs meeting room), 265 Camden High Street, London NW1 7BU. Speaker: John Reid, retired RMT member and former member of RMT executive committee.

East London: Thursdays, 7:30pm, in Stratford. Contact James on 07858 179 780 for more info.

East London Socialist Party: After the 18 June TUC demo, what are the next steps in the fight against the cost-of-living crisis? Thursday 23rd June, 7pm. Contact James on above number for venue and zoom details.

Enfield & Lea Valley: Wednesdays, 7.30pm, in Ponders End. Contact Ian on 07766 585 543 for info.

Enfield & Lea Valley Socialist Party: Crisis in Turkey – what should the left do? Wednesday 29th June at 7:30pm. Speaker: Berkay Kartav, South London Socialist Party organiser. Contact Ian on above number for venue details.

Enfield & Lea Valley Socialist Party: The 1974 Portuguese revolution. Wednesday 13th July 2022, 7.30pm. Speaker: Luis, teacher and Socialist Party member. Contact Ian on 07766 585 543 for venue details.

Hackney & Islington: Wednesdays, 7.30pm, in Stoke Newington, London N16. For info contact Brian on 07428 778 286

Hackney and Islington Socialist Party: Do wage increases cause inflation? Wednesday 29th June 2022 at 7.30pm. Contact Brian on above number for venue and zoom details. Speaker: James Ivens, London Socialist Party.

Hillingdon: Fortnightly on Wednesdays, 7:30pm. Contact Steve on 07804 280 034

South East London: Wednesdays at 7.30pm, in New Cross. For more info contact Andy on 07813 621 383

South West London: Thursdays, 7.30pm, in Clapham, London SW4. Contact Berkay on 07780 449 141

A South London Socialist Party public meeting: Windrush day – The fight against racism and capitalism. Wednesday 22nd June, 7.30pm, Bread and Roses pub, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ. For more info contact Deji on 07857 901 309.

Tower Hamlets: Tuesdays, 7.30pm in Bethnal Green. Contact James on 07858 179 780 for more info.

Tower Hamlets Socialist Party: All strike together! Next steps after the RMT strikes and national TUC march; Tuesday 28th June, 7.30pm. For venue details contact James on above number. Speaker: Rob Williams

Waltham Forest: Thursdays, 7pm, in London E17. For info: 0795 803 2071

Waltham Forest Socialist Party public meeting: Support the RMT rail strikes – Let’s all strike together – We all need a pay rise. Thursday 23rd June, 7pm. Hornbeam cafe, 458 Hoe Street, London E17 9AH. Call/text above number for more info.

West London: Thursdays, 7.30pm, in Acton, London W3. Contact Helen on 020 8988 8786 for details.

West London Socialist Party: After the TUC demo and RMT strikes – Will we see a summer of struggle? Thursday 23rd June 2022, 7.30pm. West London Trade Union Club (upstairs room), 33 High Street Acton, London W3 6ND. Speaker: Helen Pattison. Contact number for more info: 075 40 189 052.


East Midlands

Regional secretary: Steve, tel 0773 797 8057, email [email protected]

Chesterfield: Tuesdays, 7.30pm. Contact 07487 578 804 or [email protected]

Derby: Tuesdays, 7.30pm

Leicester: Tuesdays, 7pm. For more info contact Heather on 0771 535 7609, email: [email protected]

Leicester Socialist Party public meeting:  After the TUC demo – What next to build the fightback? on Tuesday 21st June 7pm, at Secular Hall, Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WB. For more info email [email protected]

Lincoln: Contact the regional secretary for details

Mansfield: Wednesdays, 7.30 pm. Contact 0777 920 5101

Northampton: Thursdays, 7.30pm. Contact Katie on 0788 527 6960

Nottingham: Mondays, 7.30pm.


West Midlands

Regional secretary: Dave, tel 02476 555 620, email [email protected]

Birmingham North: Thursdays, 7.00pm. For info email [email protected] or call/text Kris on 07554 911751

1918: When police strikes shook the ruling class. A North Birmingham Socialist Party meeting, Thursday 30th, 7pm, at Highcroft Centre, 485 Slade Road, Birmingham B23 7JH. For more info call/text 07534 506497 or email [email protected]

Birmingham Central: Mondays, 7pm. For info email [email protected] or call/text Nick on 0797 449 3525

Class struggle or culture wars – What do socialists say? A Birmingham Central Socialist Party meeting, Monday 27th June, 7pm. For more info call/text 07821 198177 or email [email protected]

Birmingham South Socialist Party: Wednesdays, 7pm

French left breaks through – Can it happen here? A South Birmingham Socialist Party meeting, Wednesday 29th June, 7pm. For more info call/text 0797 449 3525 or email [email protected]

A Birmingham Socialist Party public meeting: Rail workers rise up – Preparing for a new stage of working class struggle; 7pm Monday 4th July at the Wellington (top floor), Bennetts Hill, Birmingham City Centre B2 5SN. With Jared Wood, RMT National Executive Committee (personal capacity). For more info or Zoom details call/text 0797 449 3525

Coventry: Tuesdays, 7.30pm, for info email [email protected]

A NSSN public meeting: Building the fightback against the cost of living crisis, Tuesday 21st June 2022 at 19:00, at Central Hall, Warwick Lane, Coventry CV1 2HA. Speakers: Rob Williams, chair NSSN (ex Fords Unite Convenor), Pete Randle, deputy convenor Coventry council HGV drivers; and a speaker from the RMT. Chair: Jane Nellist, President Coventry TUC

Nuneaton and Bedworth: Mondays, 7pm. Contact Aidan on 0757 079 4449

Stoke: Thursdays, 7:30pm. For more info call 0784 589 3607

Shropshire: Contact the regional secretary (details above) for info

Stafford & District: Tuesdays, 7.30pm in Stafford. For more details contact Craig on 07412 212 898

Wolverhampton & Black Country: Tuesdays, 7pm, in Wolverhampton city centre. Email [email protected] or call/text Nick on 07974493525

After the TUC demo – How can workers stop the cost of living crisis?  A Wolverhampton Socialist Party public meeting, Tuesday 21st June, 7pm, at the Café at The Lighthouse, Chubb Buildings, Fryer St, Wolverhampton WV1 1HT

For more info call/text 07914 721908 or email [email protected]

Worcester: Mondays, 7pm. For details contact: 0780 572 0131


Eastern

Regional secretary: Dave, tel 0796 202 1969, email [email protected]

Basildon: Tuesdays, 8pm. For info contact Dave on 0798 202 1969

Cambridge: For info contact Dave on 0798 202 1969

Huntingdon: For info contact Dave as above

Ipswich: For info contact [email protected] 0795 684 7479

Peterborough: For info contact: [email protected] 0775 656 3329

Stevenage: Mondays, 8pm. For info contact Mark on 07704 995 140

Watford: For info contact Derek on 01923 239 126

For parts of Herts & Essex, note these meetings of Enfield & Lea Valley Socialist Party:

Enfield & Lea Valley Socialist Party: Crisis in Turkey – what should the left do? Wednesday 29th June at 7:30pm. Speaker: Berkay Kartav, South London Socialist Party organiser. Contact Ian on 07766 585 543 for venue details.

The 1974 Portuguese revolution. Wednesday 13th July 2022, 7.30pm. Speaker: Luis, teacher and Socialist Party member. Contact Ian on 07766 585 543 for info.


North West

Regional secretary: Roger, tel 07954 376 096

Lancashire: Fortnightly on a Thursday, 7pm, Preston city centre, contact Martin on 07946 445 488 for details.

Merseyside: Tuesdays, 7.30pm, in Liverpool L1. Contact Roger on 07954 376 096 for more info.

Liverpool Socialist Party: The French elections – successes on the left and dangers from the far right. Tuesday 28th June, 7.30pm. Contact Roger on above number for details.

Manchester & Salford: Fortnightly on a Thursday at 7.30pm, in Salford M3. Call/text 07813 519 591 for info.

West Cheshire: First Tuesday of the month, 2pm – 3:30pm in Chester CH1. Call/text Kenny on 07747 631 325 for more info.

West Cheshire Socialist Party: A report from the Socialist Party national committee meeting; Monday 27th June, 7.30pm. Contact Kenny on above number for details.


Northern

Regional secretary: Elaine, tel 0784 114 4890, email [email protected]

Carlisle: Mondays, 7pm

Newcastle: Thursdays, 7.30pm, contact the regional secretary for details

A Newcastle Socialist Party public meeting: After the 18 June TUC demo – What next in the fight against the cost-of-living crisis? Thursday 23rd June at 7.30pm, the Percy Arms, Newcastle NE1 7RW.

South Tyne & Wear: Contact the regional secretary for info

Teesside: For more info email: [email protected]


South West

Regional secretary: Tom, email [email protected], phone: 07986 951 527

Bristol North: Tuesdays, 7.15pm, in St Pauls, Bristol. Contact Amy on 07775 983 982, [email protected] 

Bristol South: Thursdays, 7.30pm, in Bedminster, Bristol BS3. For info email: [email protected], tel 07847 678 518

Bristol Socialist Party meeting: Workers fight back against the cost of living crisis. Tuesday 28th June, 7.30pm at Quaker Meeting House, Champion Sq, Bristol BS2 9DB. Also on Zoom ID 895 0042 5569. Speakers: Sheila Caffrey, NEU executive and Bristol Trades Council President (personal capacity) and a striking RMT member.

Cornwall: Alternate Mondays, 7.30pm, on Zoom. Contact Ryan on 07519 690 679, [email protected]

After the TUC Demo – How can workers stop the cost-of-living crisis? A Cornwall Socialist Party public meeting, on Monday 20th June, 19:30, on Zoom. Zoom Meeting ID: 412 893 6828, Password: 7DGNwk

Dorset: Contact Liz at [email protected]

Devon: Thursdays, 7.30pm. Contact Ryan on 07708 177 349, [email protected]

Gloucester: Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Contact: Sue on 07947 632437, powellmebrouk@amnon

Gloucestershire and Swindon Socialist Party: Global food crisis; Wednesday 29th June, 7pm at Friendship cafe, Painswick Road, Gloucester. Contact James on 07544 371 465 for zoom details.

Plymouth: Thursdays, 7pm, at the Fisherman’s Arms, Lambhay Street, Plymouth PL1 2NN. Contact Ryan on 07519 690 679, [email protected]

After the TUC demo – How can workers stop the cost-of-living crisis? A Plymouth Socialist Party public meeting, on Thursday 23rd June, 19:00, at the Fisherman’s Arms, Lambhay Street, Plymouth PL1 2NN

Somerset: Thursdays, 7.30pm. Contact Dave on 07738 931 933, [email protected]

Salisbury: Contact Alasdair on 07964 108 242, [email protected]

Swindon: Contact Scott on 07429 828 064, [email protected]


Southern

Regional secretary: Nick, tel 07833 681 910, email [email protected]

Hampshire and IOW:

Basingstoke: Wednesdays, 7.30pm. For details contact Kahlo on 07704 591 635 or [email protected]

Portsmouth & IOW: Mondays, 7.30pm, for info

email [email protected] or call 07584 356 087

Southampton West: Thursdays, 7.30pm. For info contact Maggie on 07773 343539

Southampton East: Thursdays, 7.30pm. For info contact Sue on 07763 931563

Southampton Socialist Party public meeting: A new era of class struggle in the UK. Thursday 23rd June, 7.30pm, Edmund Kell Hall, Bellevue Road, Southampton SO15 2AY

Sussex and Kent:

Brighton: Tuesdays, 7pm. Contact Joe on 07492 090786

Brighton Socialist Party public meeting: After the TUC demo – Step up the struggle to get the Tories out! Tuesday 21st June, 7.30pm at Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, Brighton BN2 9ND

Kent: Wednesdays 7.30pm. Contact Eric on 07463 860466

West Sussex: Tuesdays, 2pm. Contact Sarah on 07765 827610

Thames Valley:

Aylesbury: 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 7:30pm, contact Steve on 07789 915221 for details.

Bracknell: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month. Contact Neil on 07792 349 246 for details

Oxford: First and third Tuesdays of each month, at 18.30 and 19.00 respectively, in Oxford OX1. For info contact James on 07977 422 361

Oxford Socialist Party public meeting: The cost of living crisis and the fight for a £15/hour minimum wage; Tuesday 19th July, 7pm, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate’s, Oxford OX1 1BX

Reading: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month, 7.30pm, in Reading RG1. For info contact Neil on 0779 234 9246.

Reading Socialist Party public meeting: Support the RMT rail strikes – Let’s all strike together – We all need a pay rise. Tuesday 28th June, 7.30pm, RISC Global Cafe, London Street, Reading RG1 4PS. For more info contact Neil on 0779 234 9246

Staines & Surrey: Contact Paul on 07834 468135


Wales

Socialist Party Wales secretary: Ross, tel 07772 215 281, email [email protected]

Caerphilly and RCT: Tuesdays, 7.00pm. Contact 0777 252 0192 or [email protected] for info.

Caerphilly Socialist Party: How can trade union action be built against the cost-of-living crisis? Tuesday 21st June, 7pm at Caerphilly Pensioners’ Hall, Park Lane, Caerphilly. Zoom, Meeting ID: 817 5095 5595. Meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81750955595. For more info contact Jaime on 0750 621 8523 

Cardiff East: Thursdays, 7.30pm. Contact Joe on 0758 124 0001 or [email protected]

Cardiff West: Tuesdays, 7:30pm. Contact Lucy on 0784 317 6852 or at [email protected]

Cardiff Socialist Party post-TUC demo public meeting: The next steps against the cost-of-living crisis; Thursday 23rd June, 7.30pm, Cathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, Cardiff. Zoom meeting ID: 883 5108 0370

Swansea & West Wales: Thursdays, 7:30pm. Contact Linda on 0788 590 5971 or via [email protected]

Swansea & West Wales Socialist Party public meeting: What next after the TUC demo? Thursday 23rd June, 7.30pm at Dyfatty Community Centre, Chapel Street, Swansea SA1 1NB


Yorkshire

Regional secretary: Iain, tel 0780 983 9793, email [email protected]

Bradford, Halifax & Huddersfield: Thursdays, 7.30pm. Contact Iain on 0780 983 9793 for details.

Bradford Socialist Party: How can trade unions tackle the cost-of-living crisis? Thursday 23rd June, 7.30pm, Jacob’s Well, 14 Kent St, Bradford BD1 5RL

Grimsby: Mondays, 7pm. Contact Dave Mitchell on 0781 137 7875

Hull: Mondays, 7.30pm. Contact info Matt Whale 0793 091 6869

Leeds: Mondays, 7pm. Contact Michael Johnson on 0771 751 0136

Leeds Socialist Party: How can trade unions tackle the cost-of-living crisis? Monday 4th July, 7pm, The Adelphi, 1-3 Hunslet Road, Leeds LS10 1JQ

Sheffield: Thursdays, 7.30pm. For info contact Mick on 07380 139 142.

South Yorkshire: Wednesdays in Rotherham S60. Contact Angie on 07885 206 525 for info.

Wakefield & Pontefract: Thursdays, 7.30pm, in Wakefield, WF1

Wakefield Socialist Party: How can the trade unions tackle the cost-of-living crisis? A public meeting on 30th June, 7.30pm, The Black Rock, 19 Cross Square, Wakefield WF1 1PQ

York: Mondays, 7pm. For info contact Maurice on 0754 287 8911

York Socialist Party: How can the trade unions tackle the cost-of-living crisis? A public meeting on Monday 27th June at 7pm, at the Waggon and Horses, 19 Lawrence Street, York YO10 3BP


For Scotland, go to: Socialist Party Scotland

For Ireland North and Republic go to: Militant Left

For other countries, go to: Committee for a Workers International

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