Socialist Party, formerly Militant


Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Events and meetings


National Shop Stewards Network rally to lobby TUC congress

  • Calling for the coordination of action across the private and public sectors to demand the pay rises workers need as prices spiral

Sunday 11th September 2022, 13.00 to 15.00

Holiday Inn, Brighton seafront

Socialism 2022

‘The working class strikes back’

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

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th November 2022

Queen Mary university, Mile End Road, East London

Tickets & Info:

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]


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.


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.

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

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

Enfield & Lea Valley Socialist Party: What are the lessons from new left parties & formations? Wednesday 17th August, 7.30pm. Speaker: Ferdy Lyons – hospitality worker, Unite the Union organiser & 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: The 1962 Algerian revolution; Wednesday 10th August 2022 at 7.30pm. Contact Brian on above number for venue and zoom details.

Hackney and Islington Socialist Party: The fight for abortion rights in the US; Wednesday 17th August 2022 at 7.30pm. Contact Brian on above number for venue and zoom details.

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

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

Tower Hamlets Socialist Party: Uprising in Sri Lanka – how can it win? Tuesday 9th August, 7.30pm; contact James on above number for details.

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

Waltham Forest SP: Thursday 11th August, 7pm; A socialist approach to the energy crisis. Call/text above number for venue details.

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, 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]

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

Birmingham North Socialist Party: World in turmoil – what’s the socialist way out? Thursday 11th August, 7pm

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

Birmingham Central Socialist Party: Scottish independence stand-off – What do socialists say? Monday 8th August, 7pm

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

Birmingham South Socialist Party: Marxism – ideas to change the world; 7pm, Wednesday 17th August.

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

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

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

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


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

Stevenage Socialist Party: Trump’s attempted coup. 8pm Monday 8th August. For zoom details contact Mark on above number.

Watford: For info contact Derek on 01923 239 126

For parts of Herts & Essex, note meetings listed above (in the London section) of Enfield & Lea Valley Socialist Party – they take place in Ponders End, Enfield.

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.

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.


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]

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 North Socialist Party: Political representation and TUSC; Tuesday 16th August, 7.15pm. Contact Amy on above number for venue details.

Bristol North Socialist Party: Global crisis – What is the socialist way out? Tuesday 23rd August, 7.15pm. Contact Amy on above number for venue details.

Bristol North Socialist Party: Roe v Wade and the fight against the oppression of women; Tuesday 30th August, 7.15pm. Contact Amy on above number for venue details.

Bristol North Socialist Party: Students and young workers  – we need to fight for our future; Tuesday 6th September, 7.15pm. Contact Amy on above number for venue details.

Bristol North Socialist Party: How to do a campaign stall ; Tuesday 13th September, 7.15pm. Contact Amy on above number for venue details.

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

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

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

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

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]


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 West SP: The present state of the Labour Party and its history; Thursday 11th August, 7.30pm. Contact Maggie on above number for venue details.

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

Sussex and Kent:

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

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

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

Staines & Surrey: Contact Paul on 07834 468135


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.

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]

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


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

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

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

West Yorkshire Young Socialists: LGBT+ rights and the struggle for socialism. Wednesday 10th August at 5.30pm, at The Fenton, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 3ED.
Speakers include: Michael Johnson, Socialist Party LGBT+ group convenor; a Unite activist; and Lilli Green, Young Socialists and trans activist

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: 50 years since the first UK Pride;
Speaker: Michael Johnson, Socialist Party LGBT+ group convenor; Thursday 18th August at
7.30pm, Black Rock pub, 19 Cross Square, Wakefield WF1 1PQ

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

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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