Socialist Party, formerly Militant

SOCIALIST PARTY

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
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Events and meetings


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.


London

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

South London public meeting
World In Crisis – what’s the socialist way out?
Wednesday 21 February, 7:30pm
Guest speaker: Sean Figg from Committee for a Workers’ International
Edmundsbury Community Hall, 171 Ferndale Rd, Brixton, SW9 8FQ

Camden & Haringey: Wednesdays, 7.30pm, for details talk to Helen on 07540189052

Perspectives for Britain and the World in 2024 Wednesday 14 February, The Oak and Pastor, upstairs room, 86 Junction Road, London, N19 5QZ

Croydon: Tuesdays 7:30pm, Phoenix Community Centre, 66 Westow Street, London, SE19 3AF

Building a revolutionary party Tuesday 13 February, 7:30pm, Phoenix Community Centre, 66 Westow Street, London, SE19 3AF
Historical Materialism Tuesday 24 February, 7:30pm, Phoenix Community Centre, 66 Westow Street, London, SE19 3AF

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

Enfield & Lea Valley: Wednesdays, 7.30pm. Contact Sarah on 07958 032 071 for info.

The fight for LGBTQ+ liberation and socialism Wednesday 14 February, 7:30pm, meet at Edmonton Green station by 7:15 to walk to venue. Text Sarah 07958 032 071 for more details.

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

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

Report of Northern Ireland’s biggest ever strike Monday 12 February, All Saints Hatcham Community Centre meeting room 2, 105 New Cross Road, New Cross, SE14 5DJ

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

A socialist education system Thursday 15 February, 7:30pm, Bonnington Centre, 11 Vauxhall Grove, Vauxhall

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

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

Do socialists want to abolish the family? Thursday 5 February, 7pm, Bakers Arms, Contact Martin on 07813 501 648

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


East Midlands

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

Chesterfield: Tuesdays, 7pm. Contact 07487 578 804 or [email protected]

The Post Office scandal: can such abuses be prevented under capitalism Tuesday 6 February 7.00pm, Chesterfield Alehouse, 37 West Bars, Chesterfield, S40 1AG
100 years since Lenin’s death: the relevance of his ideas today Tuesday 13 February 7.00pm, Chesterfield Alehouse, 37 West Bars, Chesterfield, S40 1AG
What is socialism? (Discussion, debate, questions and answers) Tuesday 20 February 7.00pm, Chesterfield Alehouse, 37 West Bars, Chesterfield, S40 1AG
Public Meeting  Derbyshire County Council cuts: how do we fight them? Tuesday 27 February 7.15pm, Chesterfield Library,  New Beetwell St, Chesterfield, S40 1QN
How far can the backlash against women’s rights go? Tuesday 5 March 7.00pm, Chesterfield Alehouse, 37 West Bars, Chesterfield, S40 1AG
Lessons of Red Clydeside 1911-1919: Workers’ potential power on display Tuesday 20 February 7.00pm, Chesterfield Alehouse, 37 West Bars, Chesterfield, S40 1AG
Public Meeting  Only socialist change can stop climate catastrophe Tuesday 19 March 7.15pm, Chesterfield Library,  New Beetwell St, Chesterfield, S40 1QN

Leicester: Tuesdays, 7pm. Usually at the Secular Hall Humberstone Gate Leicester LE1 1WB, but to confirm contact Heather on 0771 535 7609, email: [email protected]

Lincoln: Contact 0773 797 8057 for details

Mansfield: Wednesdays, 7.30 pm. Contact Seamus on 07866 988 786 for details

Northampton: Thursdays, 7.30pm. Usually at the Garibaldi Hotel, Northampton NN1 3DX but contact Josh on 07958 391 414 to confirm

Nottingham: Mondays, 7pm. For details contact Gary on 07505 135 807


West Midlands

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

Birmingham public meeting
Socialist Change Is Possible – But Not With Starmer’s Labour! How Can We Get A Voice For The Working Class
Monday 29 January, 7pm, Top floor, The Wellington, Bennetts Hill, Birmingham city centre, B2 5SN

Birmingham North: Thursdays, 7pm. For info email [email protected] or call/text Kris on 07554 911751

Elections In Poland – What’s The Way Forward For The Working Class? Thursday 18 January, 7pm, Highcroft Community Centre, 485 Slade Road, Stockland Green, B23 7JG

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

How Far Can The Backlash Against Womens’ Rights Go? Monday 15 January, 7pm, First Floor, The Wellington, Bennetts Hill, Birmingham city centre, B2 5SN

Birmingham South: Wednesdays, 7:30pm. For info email [email protected]

How Far Can The Backlash Against Womens’ Rights Go? Monday 15 January, 7pm, First Floor, The Wellington, Bennetts Hill, Birmingham city centre, B2 5SN

Bromsgrove: Thursdays 7pm. Contact Nick on 0797 449 3525

Coventry: Tuesdays, 7.30pm, for info email [email protected] or contact Adam on 07477 446 868

The Widening Middle East Conflict Tuesday 13 February 7:30pm Charterhouse Club, 48 David Rd, Coventry CV1 2BW
How Marxist Economics Is Still Relevant Tuesday 20 February 7:30pm Charterhouse Club, 48 David Rd, Coventry CV1 2BW
The 1984-85 Miners’ Strike Tuesday 27 February 7:30pm Charterhouse Club, 48 David Rd, Coventry CV1 2BW

Nuneaton and Bedworth: Thursdays, 7:30pm. Contact Max on 07413 641 450

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

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

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

Worcester: Mondays, 7pm. For details contact Glenn on 07312099157


Eastern

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

Cambridgeshire: For info contact Dave on 0798 202 1969

Essex: Thursdays, 8pm. For info contact Chris on 07504 861 345 or [email protected]

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

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

Stevenage: Mondays, 7:30pm. For info contact Mark on 07704 995 140

Watford: Fridays at 6:30pm For info contact Mark on 07759 718 587 or email [email protected]

For parts of Herts & Essex, note any meetings listed above (in the London section) of Enfield & Lea Valley Socialist Party


North West

Contact: Oisin, tel +44 7842 656578

Lancashire: Fortnightly on a Thursday, 7:30pm, Preston city centre, contact Martin on 07946 445 488 for details.

Merseyside: Tuesdays, 7.30pm, in Liverpool L1. Contact Oisin on 07842 656578 for more info.

Manchester & Salford: Fortnightly on a Monday at 7.30pm, in Salford M3. Call/text 07976 807 722 for info.

Chester and West Cheshire: Regular meetings in Chester CH1. Call/text Kenny on 07747 631 325 for more info.


Northern

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

Carlisle: Mondays, 7pm

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

South Tyne & Wear: Contact the regional secretary for info

Teesside: For more info email: [email protected]

Teesside Socialist Party public meeting:
Local Authorities in Financial Crisis No to Cuts in Services! Monday 26 February, 7:30pm, St Marys Centre, 82-90 Corporation Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 2RW


South West

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

Bristol North: Tuesdays, 7:30pm, in Gloucester Road, 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

Cornwall: Alternate Mondays, 7pm, on Zoom. Contact Ryan on 07519 690 679, [email protected]

Dorset: Contact Ali at [email protected]

Devon: Fortnightly on Thursdays, 7.30pm at the Maltings Taphouse, Newton Abbott. Contact Nick on 07710 811 755

Gloucestershire: Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Usually at The Trust Centre, Falkner St, Gloucester GL1 4SQ contact James on 07544 371 465 to confirm

Plymouth: Mondays, 7pm, usually ipstairs at the Crown and Anchor, 10 The Barbican, Plymouth, PL1 2LS. Contact Duncan on 07414 219 997 to confirm

Swindon: Mondays 7:30pm, usually at Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square, Swindon SN1 5BP, Contact Scott to confirm on 07429 828 064, [email protected]


Southern

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

Guildford: Wednesdays, 7.30pm. For details contact Reece on 07980 941 720

Portsmouth & IOW: Mondays, 7.30pm, for info contact Nick on 07584 356 087 or email [email protected]

Lessons from Liverpool’s socialist council 1983-87: Councils can resist cuts Tuesday 13 February 7pm, 3rd Space Student Unions, University of Portsmouth, Unit 4 Cambridge Road, Portsmouth PO1 2EF,

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

Private Medicine is bad for your Health – defending the NHS Thursday 11 January, 7:30pm, Avenue Campus of the University of Southampton, Highfield Rd, SO17 1BF
We demand Free Education relevant and accessible to all Thursday 18 January, 7:30pm, Avenue Campus of the University of Southampton, Highfield Rd, SO17 1BF

Brighton: Mondays, 7pm. Usually at Community Base, 113 Queens Road, BN1 3XG contact David to confirm on 07985 900 753

Kent: Fortnightly Wednesdays 7.30pm. Contact Eric on 07463 860466

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

Aylesbury: Mondays 7:30pm, contact Steve on 07789 915221 for details.

Oxford: Every Thursday 7pm The Venue, Barns Road, OX4 3RQ. To confirm contact Rae on 07769 308 434

Reading: Mondays, 7.30pm, in Reading RG1. For 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: Tuesdays Contact 0777 252 0192 or [email protected] for info.

Cardiff East: Thursdays, 7.30pm. Usually at Cathays Community Centre, 36-38 Cathays Terrace, Cardiff CF24 4HX Contact John to confirm on 07597 771627

Cardiff West: Tuesdays, 7:30pm. Usually at Cathays Community Centre, 36-38 Cathays Terrace, Cardiff CF24 4HX contact Joe to confirm at 07581 240 001 or [email protected]

Newport: Fortnightly Wednesdays 7pm. Contact Ed on 07935 391 947 for details

Rhondda Cynon Taff Wednesdays, 7pm, YMa Arts, Taff Street, CF37 4TS, for info contact 07772520192

Scrap tuition fees – join the campaign for free education Wednesday 17 January, 7pm, YMa Arts, Taff Street, CF37 4TS

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


Yorkshire

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

Grimsby: Mondays, 7:15pm. Usually at 5-6 Old Market Pl, Freshney Place, Grimsby DN31 1DT Contact Dave to confirm on 0781 137 7875

Hull: Mondays, 7.30pm. Meet in HU1 Contact info Matt 0793 091 6869

Leeds and West Yorkshire: Mondays, 7pm. Usually at The Adelphi, 1-3 Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ Contact Michael to confirm on 0771 751 0136

The legacy of slavery – reparations or revolution? Monday 8 January, 7pm, The Adelphi, 1-3 Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ
2024 – the general election and beyond Monday 15 January, 7pm, The Adelphi, 1-3 Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ
The Gaza War and it’s global implications Monday 22 January, 7pm, The Adelphi, 1-3 Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ
100 years since the first Labour government Monday 29 January, 7pm, The Adelphi, 1-3 Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ

Huddersfield meeting: 1980s Liverpool – when a socialist council fought Thatcher Tuesday 16 January, 7pm, The Rat and Ratchet, 40 Chapel Hill, Huddersfield, HD1 3EB

Sheffield North/West: Thursdays, 7pm. Usually at 57 Burton Street but confirm with Mick on 07380 139 142.

Sheffield South/East: Thursdays, 7.15pm. Usually at 173 Chesterfield Rd but confirm with Alex on 07847 373 002.

South Yorkshire: Wednesdays 7pm. Contact Angie on 07885 206 525 for info.

Wakefield & Pontefract: Thursdays, 7.30pm, in Black Rock Pub, 19 Cross Square, Wakefield, WF1 1PQ

York: Tuesdays, 7pm. For info contact Ali on 07964 068 938

Building the Socialist Party in 2024 Wednesday 7 February, 7pm, Tang Hall WMC, 25 Hull Road, York, YO10 3JN


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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