Archive Diary

Monday 25th November 2002 - Israeli refuseniks speak at public meeting in Wimbledon
7:30 pm at Wimbledon Community Centre, St Georges Road, London SW19
Organised by Wimbledon Disarmament Coalition/CND
Contact joanna@bazley.freeuk.com, (020) 8543-0362

Friday 17th January 2003 - Public Meeting on Iraq
7:30pm - Conway Hall, Red Lion Square (nearest tube Holborn).
Public meeting to mark the 12th anniversary of the Gulf War. With sanctions-breaking auction
Organised by ARROW, Voices and Act Together.
Followed by Disrupt the Masters of War, a weekend of non-violent protest at Northwood military base in London, to mark the 12th anniversary of the Gulf War - more info

Saturday 25th January 2003 - first wave of Human Shield volunteers depart for Iraq
Outside City Hall, The Queens Walk, London SE1 2AA (map)
Speeches from 12:45, send-off at 2pm, in a convoy including 2 red double-decker buses
Contact (07732)728859 or tjphumanshields@hotmail.com for more details

Monday 27th January 2003 - Protest against Geoff Hoon MP, Defence Secretary
From 6:30pm - demo outside Lambeth Town Hall, corner of Acre Lane and Brixton Hill (2 mins from Brixton tube).
Hoon, a leading hawk (even by New Labour standards), will be addressing a Labour Party meeting inside the town hall.

Wednesday 29th January 2003 - Protest against Italian Prime Minister, Berlusconi
From 6pm - outside Downing Street (on Whitehall)
Berlusconi, who heads a coalition which includes Fascists, is Blair's closest European ally, and the main supporter of his pro-US line. He will be meeting Blair, to discuss the war on Iraq.

Thursday 30th January 2003 - No Licence To Kill, No War On Iraq
5 - 7pm, Vigil outside MI6 (south side of Vauxhall Bridge)

Monday 3rd February 2003 - Vigil outside Clapham Junction train station
6 - 7pm, bottom of St Johns Hill (in front of The Falcon pub)

Saturday 8th February 2003 - Wandsworth Coalition Benefit Night
At the Lara Community Centre, 92c St John's Hill, SW11 (10-min walk from Clapham Junction train station - Click here for map)
Entry £5 (£2 concs),   7:30pm till midnight - no admission after 11,    Bar and Food available.
Rebel Music supplied by MUSIC 4 LIFE resident DJ Stevie Dundee, playing soul, r'n'b, reggae and club classics from the 1960s to the 21st century.
We will be showing the award-winning documentary about the Gulf War, Hidden Wars of Desert Storm, at 7:30 pm.
All are welcome, but tickets are limited. Contact us for more details, or to buy an advance ticket

Monday 10th February 2003: Anti-war stall in Putney
6 - 7pm, with banners, leaflets and petitions, outside mainline rail station (top of Putney High St)

Tuesday 11th February 2003: Anti-war stall in Clapham Junction
5:30 - 7pm, with banners, leaflets and petitions, outside mainline rail station (by florist stall, on St Johns Hill entrance)

Tuesday 11th February 2003: Anti-war stall in Tooting
5 - 6:30pm, with banners, leaflets and petitions, outside Tooting Broadway tube station

Friday 14th February 2003: Anti-war stall in Clapham Junction
6 - 7pm, with banners, leaflets and petitions, outside mainline rail station (by florist stall, on St Johns Hill entrance)

Friday 14th February 2003: Anti-war stall in Wimbledon
5 - 7pm, with banners, leaflets and petitions, outside Wimbledon mainline station

Friday 14th February 2003: Anti-war stall in Balham
4 - 7pm, with banners, leaflets and petitions, outside Balham tube station, Balham High St

Saturday 15th February 2003 - National Stop-the-War Demo in London
Details are on main STWC site - simultaneous marches in dozens of other European and world cities !
The Wandsworth Coalition will assemble at 11am outside Clapham Junction Station (St Johns Hill entrance), and travel together to the demo start point. Anybody who wishes to march with our contingent is welcome.

Thursday 27th February 2003 - Picket and lobby at Battersea Labour Party AGM
Martin Linton, the New Labour MP for Battersea has voted with the war party. He will be addressing this Labour Party meeting, so let him know what you think !
Wandsworth Stop-the-War Coalition will be there alongside local firefighters and the Trades Council. Bring placards, banners, leaflets and whistles.
When: From 6:45 pm onwards
Where: Lara Community Centre, 92c St John's Hill, SW11 (10-min walk from Clapham Junction train station - Click here for map)

Thursday 6th March 2003 - Public meeting in Battersea, against war in Iraq
7:30 pm, at Northcote Baptist Church, Northcote Rd, SW11
Speakers include Jeremy Corbyn MP, Andrew Murray (National Chairman of Stop-the-War Coalition), Geoff Martin (Wandsworth Trades Council), plus representatives from the Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Balham Mosque.
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War
Click here for map

Sunday 16th March 2003 - Public meeting in Putney, against war in Iraq
3 pm, at the Community Church Hall, Werter Rd, Putney, SW15 (opposite Sainsbury's)
Sponsored by various groups, incl London CND, Voices in the Wilderness, British Afro-Asian Solidarity Organisation, National Assembly of Women, British Muslim Organisation and anti-war Labour Party supporters.
Chaired by Rob Storey (National Stop-the-War).
Speakers include Jeremy Corbyn MP, Mohammed Arif (British Afro-Asian Solidarity), Christine Shawcroft (Labour National Executive).
Enquiries to (020)8788-6250 or StoreyRW@aol.com

Sunday 16th March 2003 - Premiere of the documentary WOMEN IN BLACK
8:30 pm at The Ritzy, Brixton.
Follows the London Women in Black, as they travelled to the West Bank in early 2002 to act as human shields for Palestinian civilians.
Showing as part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival - more info.

Friday 21st March 2003 - Lobby Martin Linton, MP for Battersea
This MP has consistently followed the Blair line, and voted for the war. Battersea Trades Council are supporting a lobby at his surgery - assemble 2:45pm at ASDA entrance on Lavender Hill.

Saturday 22nd March 2003 - National Stop-the-War Demo in London
The snap national demo planned to mark the start of the war will now take place this Saturday.
See main STWC site for details.

Friday 28th March 2003 - Benefit night, by Clapham & Stockwell Stop-the-War
19:30 till midnight, at St Paul's Church, Rectory Grove, SW4. Full bar, live roots and jazz music, food and comedy from Jeremy Hardy.
See STWC events listing, for more details.

Saturday 29th March 2003 - STWC day of action: Local demos in every region of the UK
The Wandsworth and Clapham+Stockwell Coalitions are assembling at Clapham South tube station from 11:30am, and marching to Brixton, arriving there by 1pm for a South London rally in front of the Ritzy Cinema.
Several other South London feeder marches (incl from Dulwich, Peckham and Camberwell) will also converge on Brixton.

Sunday 30th March 2003 - Common Ground picnic and sit-down in Parliament Square
From 1pm, to mark Mothering Sunday
Contact squareonsunday@yahoo.co.uk for more details.

Tuesday 1st April 2003 - NGO Workers Against War
Organised by the VSO, an evening of short films, talks and DJs
7 - 11pm, at the Ritzy Cafe, Brixton Oval. Free entry.
Contact (07960)393785, (07951)714605 or vsoworkersagainstwar@yahoo.com
The VSO is an international development charity that works through volunteers.

Saturday 5th April 2003 - Lobby Martin Linton, pro-war MP for Battersea
Assemble 10:30 am, and anti-war motor cavalcade will arrive during the lobby.
More details to follow.

Saturday 5th April 2003 - Stop-the-War march to US embassy in London
Assemble for 2pm outside BBC Broadcasting House (corner of Langham Place and Portland Place) and march to embassy in Grosvenor Square.
See main STWC site for details.

Sunday 6th April 2003 - Reclaim The Bases Weekend
As part of a weekend of protest, nonviolent action and civil disobedience at military bases throughout the UK, London actions will centre on the Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) in Northwood, on the Sunday.
Assemble 11am, at Pretty Corner (junction of Watford Rd and Sandy Lane). Nearest tube station is Northwood, on the Metropolitan Line.
Contact the D10 group on (07887)585721 or info@thed10group.org.uk, for more info. They will also be holding a nonviolent direct action training workshop and legal briefing on Saturday 5th.

Wednesday 9th April 2003 - National Day Of Action, to mark the Budget - Not A Penny For the War !
As Gordon Brown doubles war expenditure, there will be rallies around the country. London will stage an anti-war rally in Parliament Square.
Organised by the national Stop-the-War Coalition

Thursday 10th April 2003 - Women With Saucepans Against The War
6:30pm to 8pm, on Whitehall, opposite Downing St
Bring pots, pans and any other noisy cooking utensils - also banners and placards
Organised by Voices in the Wilderness and Marion Chester - leaflet

Saturday 12th April 2003 - National Stop-the-War Demo in London
Following the hugely successful march on March 22nd, when half a million people (largest ever peace demo during wartime) turned up at 5 days notice, STWC are staging another national march in London.
Despite the rapid pace of recent events in Iraq, it is important to demonstrate that we reject the killing after it has happened (not that it will stop, even when the US/UK officially declare the war "over"), in addition to protesting before it happened. Saturday's march will incorporate a 2-minute silence for the victims of this slaughter.
See main STWC site for details.

23rd & 24th April 2003 - "Jeremy Hardy v The Israeli Army" Film Premiere in London
8pm on both the Wednesday and Thursday, at the Bloomsbury Theatre, Gordon St, WC1
This 75-minute film by Leila Sansour documents Hardy's trip to the occupied West Bank as Israel re-invaded it in Easter 2002, and bears witness to the beginnings of the ISM (International Solidarity Movement).
It will be presented by the Palestinian ambassador, with Q&A from Jeremy Hardy and Leila Sansour.

Thursday 24th April 2003 - Women With Saucepans Against The War
From 6:30 pm, on Whitehall, opposite Downing St
Bring pots, pans and any other noisy cooking utensils - also banners and placards
This follows the success of the previous such action on April 10th, and is organised by ARROW - leaflet

Thursday 1st May 2003 - Mayday Demo in London
Assemble in Clerkenwell Green from 12:00, and march to Trafalgar Square.
Organised by the Greater London TUC and sponsored by Stop-the-War

Saturday 17th May 2003 - National Rally for Palestine, in London
Assemble in Trafalgar Square from 1pm. Speakers include: John Pilger, Dr Mustafa Barghouti, Marwan Bishara, Tony Benn, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Caroline Lucas MEP, Afif Safieh, Juliet Stevenson.
Organised by the PSC (Palestine Solidarity Campaign) and sponsored by Stop-the-War
That evening, Campaign for Palestinian Rights are sponsoring 'Rave Against The Occupation' at Sahara Nights, 257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, London N1. 8pm-3am, £8 in advance, call (07776)243164 for more details.

Wednesday 21st May 2003 - Public Meeting in Tooting, on Iraq
7:30 pm in Club Jasmins, 202 Upper Tooting Rd, SW17 (rescheduled from 7th May)
Speakers include Lindsey German (STWC), MP Tom Cox (Lab, Tooting) and Jeremy Dear (NUJ)
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War

Thursday 22st May 2003 - Public Meeting in Stockwell, on Iraq
7:30 pm in Stockwell Community Resource Centre, 1 Studley Rd, SW4
Speakers include Andrew Murray (STWC Chair) and Chris Doyle (CAABU)
Organised by Clapham & Stockwell Stop-the-War

Thursday 29th May 2003 - Second International Day of Action Against Depleted Uranium
Wandsworth Stop-the-War will be staging a vigil outside Clapham Junction rail station (St Johns Hill entrance), from 6pm to 7pm.
All are welcome to join us - bring your own signs, placards and props. See Press Release.
Contact CADU for more info about national events.

Sunday 1st June 2003 - Second Anniversary of Peace Camp in Parliament Square
Go down from midday onwards, for an informal commemoration of the permanent anti-war presence in Parliament Square, which Brian Haw started two years ago.

Wednesday 4th June 2003 - Public meeting: South-West London group of World Development Movement
7:30pm at the Bread and Roses pub on Clapham Manor St
Speakers include Chris Holt from the Trade Justice Movement, and this meeting is to prepare for the nationwide lobby of MPs on June 27th & 28th.
Contact Heather on h-aylor1@hotmail.com, or Marian on (020)7978-5064 or hoffsuar@yahoo.co.uk

Sunday 8th June 2003 - Public Meeting in Putney: The Aftermath of War On Iraq
6:30 pm in St Mary's Church, Putney High St, SW15 (next to Odeon Cinema, near Putney Bridge)
Speakers: Tony Benn and Mohammed Arif

Sunday 8th June 2003 - Repeat film showing: Jeremy Hardy v The Israeli Army
8pm at the Bloomsbury Theatre, Gordon St, WC1
This 75-minute film by Leila Sansour documents Hardy's trip to the occupied West Bank as Israel re-invaded it in Easter 2002, and bears witness to the early stages of the ISM (International Solidarity Movement).
With Q&A from Jeremy Hardy and Leila Sansour.

Wednesday 11th June 2003 - Tooting Marxist Forum: Palestine: road map to peace or dead end ?
7:30 pm in Colliers Wood Community Centre, Colliers Wood High St (100m from tube).
An open debate hosted by the Socialist Workers Party - All Welcome !

Tuesday 24th June 2003 - Film showing in Brixton: Jenin Jenin
7:30pm till 10pm, St Vincents Community Centre, Talma Rd, Brixton SW2 - map
Plus Speaker: Susan Barclay of the ISM (former ISM co-ordinator in Nablus)
Tickets available on door: Admission £5 (£4 unwaged) - Early arrival is advised !
Organised by the PSC (Palestine Solidarity Campaign) and ISM (International Solidarity Movement).

Monday 21st July 2003 - Eyewitness Account from Baghdad
7:30 pm at the Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Road Brixton (near Windrush Square)
Iraqi exile, Tahrir Swift, reports on her visit to Baghdad in June 2003, and presents video footage of Occupied Iraq.
Organised by Brixton Stop-the-War

Tuesday 22nd July 2003 - Depleted Uranium Talk: Damacio Lopez
8 pm at Wimbledon Community Centre, St Georges Road, London SW19
Organised by Wimbledon Disarnament Coalition/CND
Damacio Lopez has been active on DU issues in his native New Mexico, and is an international expert on Depleted Uranium, who serves as a DU consultant for the UN Sub-Commission on Human Rights and has been a member of DU panels both in New York (NGO Committee on Disarmament at the UN) and the Hague (Hague Appeal for Peace).

Sunday 27th July 2003 - ISM Palestine Benefit: Eyeless in Gaza
3pm till late at The Windmill, 22 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton SW2 5BX (off Brixton Hill)
A day of film, poetry, politics, comedy and music, with Arabic food
Admission: £3 (all proceeds to ISM - International Solidarity Movement)

Saturday 4th October 2003 - First London Social Forum
10.30am - 6pm: workshops and meetings, incl anti-war and Palestine Solidarity - full programme
London School of Economics, Clement House and Old Building, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE (nearest tube: Holborn or Temple)

Saturday 11th October 2003 - Oil, War and Climate Change: Dismantling the oil economy
10.30am - 6pm: speakers, video and workshops
London School of Economics, Clement House, D Building, Aldwych, London (nearest tube: Holborn or Temple)
Organised by Rising Tide and LSE People & Planet

Monday 13th October 2003 - Palestine film showing and ISM reports in Clapham
Shebab Deiya (Lost Youth) - Life in the Promised Land: A documentary by the ISM (2003, approx 45 minutes).
The film will be followed by eyewitness accounts and a question-and-answer session, with two ISM volunteers recently returned from Palestine.
Venue: Bread and Roses pub (upstairs room), 68 Clapham Manor St, SW4
Tickets: £4 (£3 concessions) - buy on the door
Time: 7:30pm - please arrive on time, as film showing is first
Organised by Lambeth & Wandsworth Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Tuesday 21st October 2003 - Public debate with Battersea MP, Martin Linton
The Current Situation In Iraq And The Future Of The UN

7:30 pm, at Northcote Baptist Church, Northcote Rd, SW11 (near Clapham Junction - click here for map)
Other speakers include campaigning journalist Felicity Arbuthnot and Jim Addington (Action for UN Renewal))
Linton is among the majority of Labour MPs who voted for war. Let him know what you think !
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.

Sunday 26th October 2003 - Public Meeting in Putney: Post Iraq - What's Next ?
Speakers: George Galloway MP, Andrew Murray (Chair of National Stop-the-War), Mohammed Arif (British Afro-Asian Solidarity).
5 pm in St Mary's Church, Putney High St, SW15 (on southern bank of Putney Bridge)

Monday 27th October 2003 - Stop the corporate invasion of Iraq
From 8:30am, at One Whitehall Place (near Embankment tube)
There will be a picket and protest outside the Reconstructing Iraq conference (admission £1099), which aims to promote the corporate selloff of Iraq.
Contact Voices, to get involved in the protest

Tuesday 4th November 2003 - Freedom Steps
A few songs along the way, with Bruce Mackenzie - a voice and a piano
With interval discussion on local neighbourhood forums and the community
7:30 - 9:30 pm at Derington Road Community Centre, Derington Rd, Tooting SW17 (at junction with Blakenham Rd)

Monday 10th November 2003 - Songs For Peace: Benefit Concert For People Of Iraq
From 8.00 pm, in the Shakespearean Globe at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
Admission £5 (+ optional donation) - all profits will be donated to Voices in the Wilderness
Featured artists: Gillie Nicholls, Carol Ann Weaver & Rebecca Campbell, Torben and Joe, Mel Ellis.
Guest speaker: Ken O'Keefe, organiser of the Human Shield Iraq operation earlier this year.
Concert is sponsored by Iraq Body Count

Wednesday 19th November 2003 - American Voices activist speaks in Wimbledon
Ramzi Kysia has spent nearly two years in Iraq before, during and after the war, and has recently helped a group of Iraqi university students in Baghdad start an independent newspaper
8 pm at Wimbledon Community Centre, St Georges Road, London SW19 (5 mins from Wimbledon station)
Organised by Wimbledon Disarnament Coalition/CND

19th-20th November 2003 - Stop Bush !
Wednesday 19th - Join Wandsworth STWC (Stop-the-War Coalition) outside Clapham Junction station (St Johns Hill entrance) from 1pm, for a lunch-time protest against Bush's visit.
Wednesday 19th - Tea Party: Mass sit-down and civil disobedience. Join protestors from all over London at Victoria Station by 3pm, to march on Buckingham Palace where Bush will be taking afternoon tea with the Queen.
Thursday 20th - Assemble in Malet St (London, WC1) by 2pm, for a national demo against Bush's visit organised by the STWC. Look for the Wandsworth banner.
See Wandsworth leaflet, national leaflet, full STWC schedule.
Wandsworth STWC Press Release

Wednesday 14th January 2004 - Vigil for Tom Hurndall
Tom Hurndall died of his injuries this evening, January 13th, and his family and supporters have called a vigil for 5:30 pm on January 14th, outside Downing St (on Whitehall). Bring candles, placards and media.
Tom Hurndall is the university student from North London who was shot by the Israeli army last April, while doing ISM (International Solidarity Movement) volunteer work in Gaza. He was shot in the head by a sniper while pulling children out of the way of gunfire, and had been in a coma ever since.

Saturday 17th January 2004 - The Bloody History of Northwood HQ
Theatrical protests around the base, on the 13th anniversary of the first Gulf War
Assemble 12pm at Northwood Tube
Organised by Reclaim The Bases - more info

Easter Sunday 11th April 2004 - Emergency Downing St Demo
Called by Voices In The Wilderness, 12 noon till 1:30 pm
Protest the massacre of 100s of Iraqis this week by the US and its supine sidekicks.
Speakers will include members of Voices delegations who have visited Falluja, Amara and Sadr City over the past 7 years, as well as UK-resident Iraqis with relatives in in Iraq.

Saturday 17th April 2004 - Demo outside Downing St
12 noon to 2pm, called by Stop-the-War Coalition.
Demand an end to the killings and the immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq.

Tuesday 18th May 2004 - Party For Peace
Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
An evening of comedy, music and spoken peformance, with guest speakers from Stop-the-War and the Free Vanunu campaign.
Admission £10/6 (concessions) - show starts 8:30pm (doors open 7:30) with food available till 10.
More details on flyer

Tuesday 25th May 2004 - Local Election Hustings for June 10th
7:30 pm, in Northcote Road Baptist Church - map
Question and challenge the candidates, as we head towards the European, London Assembly and London Mayoral elections on June 10th. We have invited the Greens, Respect, the Lib Dems, Labour and the Conservatives to send speakers.
Remember, if you don't vote or attempt to participate, the main parties will gratefully accept that as supine passivity or an endorsement of the status quo !
See leaflet (rotate to view - 'Menu:View:Rotate Clockwise') and Press Release.

26th June to 4th July 2004 - The Occupation Isn't Ending
A week of protests and non-violent direct action to expose the bogus June 30 'power transfer' in Iraq.
Voices in the Wilderness is encouraging groups and individuals to take action during the week to expose this fraud and to demand an end to the US/UK military occupation.
More Details

Tuesday 21st September 2004 - The War on Iraq, The War on our Rights
7:30 pm in the Harlequin room, in The Bedford
Andrew Murray, national chair of the Stop-the-War Coalition will be speaking at the regular monthly meeting of the Wandsworth Stop-the-War Coalition.
All are welcome, and our regular business will be discussed after Andrew speaks.

Monday 4th October 2004 - Film Showing: The Fourth World War
7:30 pm in The Dogstar - Coldharbour Lane, Brixton
Organised by Lambeth Social Forum

Thursday 7th October 2004 - Iraq: The Inside Story
Iraqi exile and Guardian columnist, Sami Ramadani, speaks at a public meeting
7:30pm in St Matthews Church, Brixton (big church between Town Hall and the Ritzy cinema)
Organised by Stop The War.

Tuesday 19th October 2004 - Blair's illegal war: Holding the Government to account
7:30 pm in the Harlequin room, in The Bedford
The anti-war lawyer, Chris Coverdale of LAAW, will be addressing the regular monthly meeting of the Wandsworth Stop-the-War Coalition.
All are welcome, and our regular business will be discussed after Chris speaks.

Saturday 6th November 2004 - Picket Battersea MP Martin Linton
Assemble in front of Lavender Hill Asda (near Clapham Jct) at 11am - placard protest, stall, leafleting and remembering the dead
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War

Saturday 20th November 2004 - Local demo in Balham
Assemble in front of Safeway on Balham High Rd (near Balham tube/BR) from 10:30am.
Following the success of the Nov06 demo, we will be staging a similiar protest near MP Linton's Balham surgery.
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War

Tuesday 21st December 2004 - Wandsworth Coalition Benefit Night
Anti-war fundraising social for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, in the Tavistock room at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12.
Food, music and bar, from 8pm till late.
Admission £2 - all welcome.

Thursday 13th January 2005 - Anniversary Vigil for Tom Hurndall
It is exactly one year, since 22-year old British peace activist and International Solidarity Movement (ISM) member, Tom Hurndall, died of his injuries following 9 months in a coma, after being shot in the head by an Israeli sniper while shielding children in Gaza.
There will be a candle-lit vigil outside Downing St from 7pm.

Tuesday 18th January 2005 - Public meeting with Battersea MP Martin Linton
7:30pm in the Harlequin Room, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12.
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War - download leaflet

Tuesday 1st February 2005 - Iraqi Democrats Against the War
plus representatives of religious groups will meet with Wandsworth STWC.
Public discussion - all peace campaigners welcome.
7:30pm at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12.

Saturday 12th March 2005 - Wandsworth Peace Bus
The Wandsworth Coalition will tour South London in an open-topped Route Master, to promote the March 19th national demo marking the second anniversary of the illegal and bloody invasion of Iraq, and to say NO to future wars of aggression.
Please join us on the bus, or along the route - Timetable.
See National Stop-the-War website for more details of the demo on March 19th.

Sunday 13th March 2005 - Defend Civil Liberties
Public meeting in Tooting. Speakers include:
o George Galloway - Respect MP
o Mrs Ahmad - wife of Babar Ahmad (currently facing extradition to US)
o Sadiq Khan (Labour candidate for Tooting)
5pm in the Lola Jones Suite, Tooting Leisure Centre, Greaves Place (off Garratt Lane, 5 mins walk from Tooting Broadway tube).
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War, Stop Political Terror, and the Free Babar Ahmad Campaign.
Leaflets for this Tooting Meeting, and National Demo the following Saturday.

Tuesday 15th March 2005 - Holding Blair to account for genocide
Public meeting at 1pm in QB 146, Roehampton University, London SW15.
Organised by Action Against War.

Tuesday 22nd March 2005 - Oiling Freedom
Palestine evening at the Bread and Roses pub in Clapham, from 7:30pm.
An ISM member recently returned from the West Bank will discuss his experiences, plus speakers from Gaza and Nablus.
The event will discuss the role of the olive and olive oil in Palestinian society, and how we can help with sustainable development. Taybeh (Palestinian beer) and Zaytoun olive oil will be available.

Sunday 24th April 2005 - Party for Peace
Benefit night for Stop-the-War Coalition.
From 7:30 pm till late, at The Bedford in Balham
Music, spoken word, food and drink
£7in advance, £10 on the door (£5 concessions) - Flyer

Monday 20th June 2005 - Make Poverty History: Fight Poverty Not War
7:30 pm, St Anselm's Church Hall, 309 Balham High Rd (1 min from Tooting Bec)
Public meeting. Speakers include:
o Guy Taylor (Globalise Resistance)
o Christine Blower (NUT Deputy Gen Sec - invited)
o Nick Dearden (War on Want)
o Linda Smith (Stop the War)
All welcome - Flyer

Saturday 2nd July 2005 - Playtime
Party night in Clapham, to raise funds to build a childrens' playground in Jalazone refugee camp, West Bank, Palestine.
7:30 to 11:30pm, The Sun Pub, The Pavement, Clapham Old Town (opposite main bus stop).
Bring your own CDs along, and the DJ will spin them for a playtime charge of £1.50 per tune.
Entry Fee: Suggested donation of £5
Organised by Lambeth & Wandsworth PSC (Palestine Solidarity Campaign)

Saturday 9th July 2005 - Vigil for the Victims of the London Bombings
Assemble at 5pm in the Peace Garden beside Friends Meeting House, Euston Rd, London WC1
Called by STWC, CND, MAB and others, in response to Thursday's terrorist bombings.

Sunday 10th July 2005 - Sing and Survive
Benefit concert for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
Velvet Fist and Lizzie Shirley
7:30 pm, Tickets £5 (£3.50 concessions)
Contact Isobel on 07951199672 (mcmillan28@tiscali.co.uk)

Sunday 17th July 2005 - London Solidarity Gathering
2pm, Russell Square WC1
Bring flowers, and wear black (or white)
Called by the Stop-the-War Coalition, and the Muslim Association of Britain

Tuesday 26th July 2005 - A Letter To The Prime Minister
A public film showing of Jo Wilding's remarkable eyewitness journeys in Iraq, recently premiered in the Barbican.
8pm, Drake House, St George's Rd, Wimbledon SW19 (5 mins from BR station)
Organised by Wimbledon CND

Thursday 4th August 2005 - Stop the Bombings, Stop the War
Public speaker-meeting in Euston Friends House (opposite Euston mainline rail)
o George Galloway MP
o Jeremy Corbyn MP
o Tariq Ali
o Shami Chakrabati (Director of Liberty)
o Lindsey German (Stop-the-War convenor)
o Anas Al Tikriti
Organised by Stop-the-War

Tuesday 16th August 2005 - In The Spider's Web
Palestine film night at the Brixton Ritzy
Speaker presentation on the Wall from 8pm, and screening at 9pm, followed by the ISM-produced short My Dear Olive Tree.
Venue: Ritzy cinema (1st floor cafe), Brixton Oval, SW2 - 2 mins from Brixton tube
Admission is free, suggested donation is £5/£4
Organised by Lambeth & Wandsworth PSC

Thursday 8th September 2005 - London Bombings and Iraq
Public speaker meeting - all welcome
Baptist Church, Ramsden Rd, Balham SW12 (opposite Balham Library)
Doors open 7:30pm, meeting starts 7:45 pm
o Lindsey German (National STWC National Convener)
o Jeremy Corbyn MP
o Anas Altikriti (national spokesperson for Muslim Association of Britain)
o Yvonne Ridley
o Michael Mansfield QC (invited)
Organised by Wandsworth STWC

Saturday 17th September 2005 - Cavalcade
A car and cycle tour of the borough, to publicise the national demo on September 24th.
Assemble at Clapham Junction at 11am. Posters and balloons will be available to decorate your bikes, but feel free to bring your own.
The tour will visit the regular stalls at Clapham Jct, Putney Station, Tooting Primark and Balham, and those who can't join it are welcome to help man those stalls instead.
Organised by Wandsworth STWC

Saturday 24th September 2005 - Peace & Liberty
National Stop-the-War demo in central London.
There will be a feeder march for South Londoners - assemble 11am at Stockwell tube to march to the starting point in Parliament Square.

Wednesday 28th September 2005 - A Letter To The Prime Minister
A public showing of Jo Wilding's remarkable video diary from Iraq.
7:45pm at the Derinton Rd Community Centre, 101 Derinton Rd (corner of Blakenham Rd), Tooting SW17.
Organised by Wandsworth & Merton Respect

Tuesday 18th October 2005 - Monthly Planning Meeting
In addition to regular business, Andrew Murray, Chair of the national STWC, will be attending, and we will also be showing 2 films this month:
o A Letter To The Prime Minister
o Testimonies from Fallujah
All are welcome

Sunday 6th November 2005 - Party For Peace
Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
Soul, blues, jazz, folk, poetry and invited speakers.
7:30pm till late, with food and drink.

Tuesday 15th November 2005 - Defend Civil Liberties
7:30pm in the Tooting Islamic Centre, 145 Upper Tooting Rd SW17 (midway between Tooting Bec and Broadway tubes).
Public speaker meeting to highlight the government's attack on our fundamental rights:
o Michael Mansfield QC
o Saghir Hussein: Stop Political Terror
o Kate Hudson: CND
o Chris Nineham: Stop-the-War Coalition
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War. All welcome.

Saturday 10th December 2005 - International Peace Conference in London
All day (10am to 8pm) at the Royal Horticultural Hall, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PE
Come and hear delegates from across the anti-war spectrum, from the UK, Iraq and the US.
More details on national SWTC site.

Wednesday 1st February 2006 - 100 UK Soldier Dead Vigil
Assemble 5:30pm outside Clapham Junction, St Johns Hill entrance.
One of 100 nationwide vigils to mark the 100th UK soldier to die in Iraq.
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.

Thursday 23rd February 2006 - Public Meeting With Tony Benn
7:30pm, Baptist Church, Ramsden Rd, Balham SW12 (opposite Balham Library)
• Tony Benn (National President of Stop-the-War)
• Anas al-Tikriti (national spokesperson for Muslim Association of Britain)
• Carol Turner (Labour CND)
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War. All welcome.

Tuesday 28th February 2006 - Public Meeting With Jeremy Corbyn MP
A speaker from the Justice for Jean Campaign has also been invited.
7:30pm, Stockwell Resource Centre 1 Studley Road (just behind Stockwell tube).
Organised by Lambeth Stop the War.

Tuesday 7th March 2006 - The media, Islamophobia and the war on terror
7pm, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square WC1 (Holborn tube)
Public speaker meeting with:
• Jonathan Steele (Guardian columnist)
• Sami Ramadani (London Metropolitan University)
• Mark Steel (Independent columnist)
• Yvonne Ridley (Islam Channel news anchor)
• Tim Lezard (President National Union of Journalists)
Organised by Media Workers Against The War.

Friday 10th March 2006 - Peace Not War @ Brixton JAMM
In conjunction with MC Logic, the Peace Not War co-operative present a night of live hip hop, featuring The Extremists, Big P & Skeme, Chain of Command, Lowkey and Styla and many more.
The venue will also show case anti-war documentaries, graffiti art and capoeira displays.
9pm to 3am at the Brixton JAMM, £3/£5

Friday 10th March 2006 - The Band'Stand For Palestine
The Art Music Politics co-operative present a night of live music in support of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign.
Lineup: Captain Black, Popular Workshop, Danny Dudziec and the Revenge of the Phoenix
7pm to 1am - £3 - The Macbeth, 70 Hoxton Street, N1

Saturday 11th March 2006 - Cavalcade
A car and cycle tour of the borough, to publicise the national demo on March 18th.
Cyclists please join us - posters and balloons will be available.
Assemble in front of Lavender Hill Asda at 11am (1 min from Clapham Junction).
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War. All welcome.

Thursday 16th March 2006 - Peace Vigil: Naming The Dead
5:30 pm outside Clapham Junction
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War. All welcome.

Saturday 18th March 2006 - National Demonstration in London
National demo organised by Stop-the-War, to mark the International Day of Action.
Full details on national website.
The Wandsworth banner (big green thing) will be at the southern end of Westminster Bridge from 11.30am. All who live or work in the borough are invited to join our contingent.

Monday 24th April 2006 - What's The Real Cost Of The War ? Public meeting with:
• Alan Simpson MP (Labour Against The War)
• Sami Ramadani (Iraqi Democrats Against the Occupation)
• Walter Wolfgang (Vice President CND)
• Jane Shallice (STWC)
• Ben Griffin (ex-SAS, resigned over Iraq)
7:30 pm in Wessex House, 1a St John's Hill (directly opposite Clapham Junction)
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War. All welcome.

Sunday 23rd July 2006 - Party For Peace Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
An evening of music and spoken peformance, with acts including Marcina Arnold, the Funky Jazz4Peace Collective, Paula and Della Rhodes.
Admission £10/5 (concessions) - doors open 7:00pm, with bar and food.

Monday 21st August 2006 - Lebanon In Ruins, Iraq In Flames, Israel In Crisis Public meeting in Tooting.
7:30 pm at All Saints Church, Brudenell Rd, Tooting SW17 (near junction with Franciscan Rd)
Speakers include:
• Andrew Murray (national chair of Stop the War Coalition)
• Abbey Ajram (local Lebanese speaker)
• Saghir Hussain (Stop Political Terror)
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War

Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th September 2006 - subVERSE: An Evening Of Playetry A week of hard hitting political satire at Theatre503.
Upstairs at The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park Rd, London SW11 3BW
Show starts at 8pm each night. Tickets £12/£7. Call (020)7978-7040 for more info.

Thursday 14th September 2006 - Public meeting in Balham 7:30pm, Baptist Church, Ramsden Rd, Balham SW12 (opposite Balham Library)
Speakers include:
• John McDonnell MP (Challenger for leadership of Labour Party)
• Rose Gentle (Military Families Against War)
• Mark Steel (columnist on the Independent)
• Lindsey German (national convenor of Stop the War Coalition)
• Imam Suleiman Gani (Imam of Tooting)
• Mike Cushman (Jews For Justice For Palestinians)
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War

Tuesday 26th September 2006 - The Iron Wall Palestine film night at the Brixton Ritzy - a PARC film, directed by Mohammed Alatar.
Screening starts at 8:30pm, running time 58 mins - followed by Q&A with Palestinian film maker, Osama Qashoo.
Venue: Ritzy cinema (1st floor cafe), Brixton Oval, SW2 - 2 mins from Brixton tube
Organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

Sunday 1st October 2006 - Party For Peace Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
An evening of music and spoken peformance, with acts including The Rushes, Davide Sanna, Doreen Leighter & Dave East, Bruce McKenzie.
Admission £10/5 (concessions) - doors open 7:00pm, with bar and food.

Wednesday 11 October 2006 - Iran, War & Sanctions Abbas Edalat, speaks at the Quaker Meeting House, Eden St Kingston - 7:45pm
The UK based professor is a founding member of the Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran
Organised by the Kingston Peace Council - contact Rosemary Addington on (020)8399-2547
All welcome, admission free.

5th to 7th November 2006 - Faslane 365 Sunday 5th till Tuesday the 7th is the slot assigned to Stop-the-War, within the year-long blockade of Faslane nuclear base to protest against Blair's hope to replace Trident (at a cost of up £75 billion).
Londoners who wish to join the blockade on these days as part of a Stop-the-War contingent, should contact the Stop-the-War national office.
There are plans to fly from Stanstead as a group, but however you travel, people have to make their way to Glasgow at their own expense. From there, transport to Faslane and accommodation for the two nights is being organised by Scottish groups.

Sunday 26th November 2006 - Party For Peace Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
An evening of music and spoken peformance, with acts including Wizz Jones, Brendan Coker, Lizzie Shirley, Mother Popcorn and Rona.
Special guest, Bruce Kent of CND.
Admission £10/5 (concessions) - doors open 7:00pm, with bar and food.

Monday 5th February 2007 - Public meeting in Croydon 7:30pm, Arnhem Gallery, Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon
Speakers include:
• George Galloway MP (Respect)
• Tony Benn (National President of Stop the War Coalition)
• Kate Hudson (Chair of CND)
• Lindsey German (National Convenor of Stop the War Coalition)
Organised by Croydon Stop-the-War

Thursday 15th February 2007 - Public meeting in Balham 7:30pm, Balham Library Hall, 16 Ramsden Rd, Balham SW12
Speakers include:
• Bruce Kent (CND Vice-President)
• George Solomou (Military Families Against the War)
• Trevor Phillips (Press Officer for University & College Union)
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War

Wednesday 21st February 2007 - Why We Fight (2005) Public film showing in Balham, at the Exhibit Bistro and Restaurant (1 minute from Balham tube)
Doors open 7:30pm for 8:30pm showing. Bar till midnight, plus food.
Entrance is £7 (£5 concessions), advance bookings on 020-8675-4744
STWC and CND campaign and book stalls, and DJ.

Saturday 21st April 2007 - Special Street Action in Tooting All regular Wandsworth activists, and anybody else who's interested in taking part and helping out, to converge on Tooting again today from 10:30am, instead of the regular Saturday stalls we normally hold around the borough.
There will be orange jumpsuits, a "Guantanamo" cage, stalls and leafletting and Bush and Blair may make another appearance too !
This follows the success of the last Saturday "special" 2 weeks ago, and similiar events prior to that.
Assemble in same location, outside Primark on Upper Tooting Rd (3 mins from Tooting Broadway tube).

Wednesday 25th April 2007 - Public Meeting with Moazzam Beg 7pm, St Augustine's Church Hall, Broadwater Road (5 mins from Tooting Broadway)
Confirmed speakers:
• Moazzam Begg - ex-Guantanamo detainee, and campaigner for civil liberties
• Naz Massoumi - Campaign Iran
Moazzam Begg will also be signing copies of his book, Enemy Combatant.
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.

Sunday 27th May 2007 - Party4Peace Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
An evening of music and spoken peformance, featuring performances by:
RALPH MCTELL
ATTILA THE STOCKBROKER
DAVID KNOPFLER
• MEG FULTON
• GRAHAM HODGIN
SUBVERSE
Plus surprise guest artists and a guest speaker.
Doors open 7:00pm, with bar and food.
Admission: £10/5 (concessions) on the door, or £7/3 in advance - call Ray on 020-7223-0234
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.

Sunday 16th September 2007 - Party4Peace Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
An evening of music and spoken peformance, compered by broadcaster and comedian Arthur Smith, and featuring performances by:
Sam Beste - keyboard player with Amy Winehouse, appearing with his new band, Man In The Crowd
Paul Millns - internationally acclaimed local blues pianist
Davide Sanna - virtuoso acoustic folk/blues guitarist from Sardinia
Cameron James - indie folk, with Tim Nash on drums
Funky Jazz4Peace Collective - energetic 9-piece ensemble
Plus surprise guest artists and a guest speaker.
Doors open 7:00pm, with bar and food.
Admission: £10/5 (concessions) on the door, or £7/3 in advance - call Ray on 020-7223-0234
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.
Photos here.

Wednesday 3rd October 2007 - Film Night - The Peace Patriots Public film showing in Balham, at the Exhibit Bistro and Restaurant on Station Rd SW12 (1 minute from Balham tube)
Screening at 8:00pm. Bar till midnight, plus food.
All proceeds to Stop-the-War.

Wednesday 14th November 2007 - Public Meeting at Roehampton University BRING THE TROOPS HOME, NO ATTACK ON IRAN
5:30 pm in Room 304, Crucible Centre, Duchesne Building, Digby Stuart College (next to the Student Union Building - use main university entrance on Roehampton Lane)
Speakers include:
• Rob Owen: NUS NEC and STWC
• Naz Massoumi: Campaign Iran
• George Woods: NUS NEC and CND
Organised by students and staff at Roehampton University.

Saturday 24th November 2007 - National Day Of Action: Don't Attack Iran Meet outside Southside centre and Sainsbury on Garratt Lane, for a morning of protest, with stalls, banners and petitions. This replaces the regular anti-war stalls around the borough today. Local Wandsworth action will be finalised at next planning meeting
Photos here.

Sunday 25th November 2007 - Party4Peace Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
Doors open 7:00pm, with bar and food.
An evening of music and spoken peformance, compered by Bruce Kent of CND, and featuring performances by: Guest speaker Ewa Jasiewicz from Hands Off Iraqi Oil will update us on the politics and labour struggles in Iraq's oil fields, and artist John Sacks will be there with pre-launch copies of his visual novel Iraqi Oil for Beginners. There will also be stalls and contributions from the Palestine and Latin American solidarity campaigns.
Admission: £10/5 (concessions) on the door, or £7/4 in advance - call Ray on 020-7223-0234
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.
Photos here.

Wednesday 28th November 2007 - Public Meeting On Afghanistan The Outrageous Forgotten War
7:15pm at the Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd, Brixton SW2 (off Effra Rd)
Speakers include:
• Elaheh Rostami-Povey: Lecturer at SOAS, Campaign Iran, author of Afghan Women: Identity and Invasion
• Jayne Shallice: National STWC committee, wrote the STWC briefing on Afghanistan
• Peter Marsden: Afghan specialist for the Refugee Council since 1989, author of The Taliban: War and Religion in Afghanistan, and has travelled widely through Afghanistan
Organised by Lambeth Stop-the-War.

Wednesday 28th November 2007 - Public film showing in New Cross War Made Easy - How Presidents And Pundits Keep Spinning Us To Death
New documentary based on the book of the same name by Norman Solomon, narrated by Sean Penn.
Where: Goldsmiths College Cinema, Lewisham Way, New Cross SE14
When: 7pm - £4 admission
Contact Stewart on 077835-41333 or stwc-lewisham@riseup.net
Organised by Lewisham Stop-the-War.

Saturday 1st December 2007 - World Against War International conference, open to the public. See national website for details.

Friday 11th January 2008 - Close Guantanamo Day of Action, called by the London Guantanamo Campaign.
Assemble 10am on Lavender Hill, outside Asda, for the Wandsworth action.
The MP for Battersea, Martin Linton, will join the protest.

Thursday 7th February 2008 - Battle For Haditha Public screening at 6:30pm at Clapham Picture House, followed by Q&A session with the director, Nick Broomfield of Third Eye Cinema.
In addition, twice daily screenings every day, from Sunday 3rd to Thursday 7th - see What's On
Update: Q&A was filmed by Channel4, watch out for screening in March.

Thursday 21st February 2008 - Public meeting in Putney IRAQ, IRAN, AFGHANISTAN...A WAR WITHOUT END?
7:30pm at St Mary's Church, Putney High St, SW15 (next to the River Thames, beside Putney Bridge)
Speakers include:
• George Galloway MP
• Elaheh Rostami-Povey: Lecturer at SOAS, Campaign Iran, author of Afghan Women: Identity and Invasion
• Andrew Murray, national chair of STWC
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.

Saturday 23rd February 2008 - National Day Of Action Against Iraqi Oil Privatisation Contact (020)7749-421 576 or Hands Off Iraqi Oil

Saturday 20th April 2008 - Wildflower Walk Experienced walk leader Roy Vickery, a botanist from the Natural History Museum, invites you to join him on a tour of the flora on Tooting Common.
Meet in the car-park at junction of Tooting Bec Road with Dr Johnson Avenue, at 2.30 pm.
Voluntary collection in aid of Wandsworth Stop the War Coalition.

Saturday 20th September 2008 - National Stop-the-War Demo in Manchester Details are on main STWC site
The Wandsworth and Lambeth Stop-the-War groups are organising a coach to Manchester, which leaves Brixton at 7am and Clapham Junction at 7:30am. Returns to London by approx 9:30pm.
Tickets: £20 waged / £10 concessions
To book a seat on the coach, phone 020-7223-0234 or mobile 07756493877

Tuesday 14th October 2008 - Stop The Spread Of War Public meeting, 7:30pm at the Hope & Anchor Pub, Acre Lane, SW2
Speakers include:
• Andrew Bergin: National Stop-the-War Coalition
• Prof Mohammed Arif: Afghanistan expert
Organised by Lambeth Stop-the-War.

Sunday 12 October 2008 - Public film showing in Balham Welcome To Tehran - a journey by Rageh Omar
A Stop-the-War Coalition film night, all welcome.
7:30pm at The Bedford, on Bedford Hill, SW12.
The film will be introduced by Linda Heiden of Stop-the-War and will be followed by a Q&A session with:
• Elaheh Rostami-Povey: Lecturer at SOAS, Campaign lran, author of Afghan Women: Identity and Invasion
• Golriz Kolahi: Iranian film maker
• Chris Nineham: National Stop the War Coalition

Sunday 16th November 2008 - Party4Peace Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
Doors open 7:00pm, live acts from 7:30, with bar and food.
The evening will be compered by the comedian, Arthur Smith, with featured acts:
Rocket Number 9 - South London band
Khyam Allami - Iraqi musician
Davide Sanna - Sardinian singer/songwriter
• Lou's Sextet - jazz and swing
KMT - african roots
Plus surprise guest artists and speaker.
Admission: £10/5 (concessions) on the door, or £8/4 in advance - call Ray on 020-7223-0234

Thursday 4th December 2008 - Economic Crisis At Home, Spread Of War Abroad Balham Library, Ramsden Rd, Balham SW12 - starts 7:30 pm.
Public speaker meeting - all welcome - speakers include:
• Graham Turner (member of Left Economic Advisory Panel, author of The Credit Crunch)
• Kate Hudson (CND National Secretary)
• Chris Nineham (STWC National Officer)
Organised by Wandsworth STWC

Thursday 8th January 2009 - Stop the Gaza Masacre 7:30pm in Friends Meeting House, Euston Rd, London NW1
Public meeting, with speakers including Tony Benn, Tariq Ali, George Galloway MP and Jeremy Corbyn MP
More details on national Stop-the-War website

Saturday 10th January 2009 - Gaza: Emergency National Demonstration Assemble in Hyde Park by 12:30 and march to Israeli embassy in High St Kensington
This follows the massive national demo on January 4th.
There will also be be daily protests at the Israeli Embassy, every evening from 6 pm - continuing in the week beginning Jan 12th.
More details on the Palestine Solidarity Campaign and national Stop-the-War websites

Monday 19th January 2009 - Public meeting with a member of the Free Gaza expeditions 7:30pm at St Vincent's Community Centre, Talma Rd, Brixton SW2 1AS (off Effra Rd, past the Ritzy cinema).
Mike Cushman ( Jews For Justice For Palestinians) sailed to Gaza on the 'Free Gaza' boat, Dignity, just before the Israeli invasion. Hear him speak about his experiences - followed by Q&A.
Plus, Frank Barat's short film about his visit to Nablus last year.
Suggested donations: £5 (£3 concessions)
Organised by Lambeth&Wandsworth PSC

Tuesday 27th January 2009 - Crisis in Gaza - What Next? Public meeting, 7:30pm at St Augustines Church Hall, Broadwater Rd, Tooting SW17
Speakers include:
• Betty Hunter (General Secretary of Palestine Solidarity Campaign)
• John Rees (Stop the War Coalition)
• Sadiq Khan MP (Lab, Tooting)
• Martin Linton MP (Lab, Battersea)
Organised by Wandsworth STWC. All welcome.

Saturday 28th February 2009 - South London March for Palestine Assemble 1:30pm on Old Devonshire Rd SW12, next to Balham mosque
After the march, there will be a rally at 4:30pm at the Tooting Islamic Centre, 145 Upper Tooting Rd SW17
Speakers include:
• Ismail Adam Patel (Friends of al Aqsa)
• Rev'd Stephen Sizer (vicar of Christ Church, Virginia Waters and author of Zion's Christian Soldiers)
• Sulaiman Gani (Imam - Tooting Islamic Centre)
• Rev'd Richard Carter - (of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square)
• Muhammed Ali (Islam Channel)
• Ken O'Keefe (Aloha)
Organised by Wandsworth STWC. Call 07756493877 for further information.

Saturday 7th March 2009 - An Evening for Palestine 7:30pm at The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, Nunhead SE15 3BE
An evening of comedy, music, food and film with all proceeds going to MAP (Medical Aid for Palestinians)
Performers include:
• John Hegley
• The Boycott Coca-Cola Experience
• The SOAS Middle Eastern Music Ensemble
• Something in the Water
• Martin Soan
£6/£4 in advance from Health Matters, 47 Lordship Lane, SE22
£7/£5 on the door
Organised by East Dulwich Stop the War Group (edstwg@hotmail.co.uk)

Wednesday 29th April 2009 - Taxi to the Darkside (2007) Public film showing in Battersea, of Academy Award winning documentary on the role of torture in the 'The War Against Terror'.
Speakers:
• Moazzam Begg: ex-Guantanamo prisoner and author of Enemy Combatant
• Carol Turner: STWC Steering Committee
• Sulayman Gani Imam (Tooting)
Venue: Battersea Islamic Culture & Education Centre, 73 Falcon Rd, London SW11
Doors open 7pm
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War

Thursday 11th June 2009 - Afghanistan: The West's "Good" War Turned Bad 7:30pm at Battersea Arts Centre, Lower Hall - on Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN (5 mins walk from Clapham Junction station)
Speakers include:
• Elaheh Rostami-Povey: Lecturer at SOAS, Campaign Iran, author of Afghan Women: Identity and Invasion
• Seamus Milne: Guardian columnist and associate editor
• Chris Nineham: STWC national officer
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War

Tuesday 13th October 2009 - Save Our Troops, Bring Them Home Public meeting, starts 7:30pm
St Augustine's Church Hall, Broadwater Road, Tooting SW17 (5 mins from Tooting Broadway tube)
Speakers include:
• Jeremy Corbyn MP
• Mohammed Asif - President Scottish Afghan Society
• Jane Shallice - National Officer Stop The War Coalition
• Peter Marsden - author of The Taliban: War and Religion in Afghanistan
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.

Wednesday 9th December 2009 - Shaker Aamer Campaign Meeting Public meeting, starts 7:30pm
Battersea Islamic Culture & Education Centre, 73 Falcon Road, SW11 2PG - in the Library (5 mins walk from Clapham Junction)
The meeting will focus directly on what we can do to secure Shaker's return to London. An update on the current situation will be provided at the meeting.
Long term British resident, Shaker Aamer, is the last London resident being held in Guantanamo Bay. MP Martin Linton (Lab, Battersea) has stated that he would like to see Mr. Aamer returned to the UK and that he had expected Shaker would have been released by now. He has called on local people to take action, and to write to him, other MPs and the Foreign Office with their concerns.
Organised by the London Guantánamo Campaign

Sunday 14th February 2010 - Party4Peace Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
An evening of music and spoken peformance, featuring performances by:
Rocket Number 9 - South London band
Attila The Stockbroker
Khyam Allami - Iraqi musician
Davide Sanna - Sardinian singer/songwriter
• Sergio Amigo - award-winning director
Steve Gribbin - comedian
Guest speaker is Bruce Kent (CND Honorary Vice President)
Doors open 7:00pm with bar and food, LIVE ACTS from 7:30
Admission: £10/5 (concessions) on the door, or £8/4 in advance - call 020-7223-0234 or 0775-6493877
           
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.

Wednesday 24th February 2010 - Afghanistan: A War Without End? Public Meeting - all welcome. Starts 7:30pm
Tooting Islamic Centre, 145 Upper Tooting Rd SW17 (midway between Tooting Bec and Broadway tubes).
Speakers include:
• Tony Benn (National President of Stop-the-War)
• Judith Orr (STWC National Officer)
• Imam Suleiman Gani (Imam of Tooting)
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.

Sunday 23rd May 2010 - Party4Peace Benefit Fundraiser for Wandsworth Stop-the-War, at The Bedford in Balham, London SW12
An evening of music and spoken peformance, featuring performances by:
• EASTROAD
• Sarah Gillespie
• Logic
• TRUEBESS
• Sumayya
Doors open 7:00pm with bar and food, live acts from 7:30
Admission: £10/5 (concessions) on the door, or £7/4 in advance - call 020-7223-0234 or 0775-6493877
Organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War.

Wednesday 9th June 2010 - Eye Witness Report from Afghanistan Public Meeting in Clapham, 7:30pm
Clapham Methodist Church, Nelsons Row/Clapham High St SW4 7JR
Panellists:
• Guy Smallman: photo-journalist
• Chris Nineham: National Stop the War Coalition Officer
• Chair: John Clossick, Wandsworth STWC
Organised jointly by Lambeth STWC & Wandsworth STWC - All Welcome
Contact info: Wandsworth 07756493877; Lambeth 07766601777

Saturday 13th November 2010 - Cavalcade A cavalcade will visit stalls throughout the borough to promote the vital national demo the following week.

Saturday 20th November 2010 - Afghanistan: Time to Go National demo - assemble at Speakers Corner in Hyde Park for 12 noon.
See national website for full details.

Saturday 11th December 2010 - Free Shaker! Close Guantanamo and Bagram Assemble in Ponton Rd Nine Elms, SW8 5BA - site of the new US embassy.
Speaker rally at 12 noon, then march to BAC (Battersea Arts Centre, on Lavender Hill, SW11).
Public meeting at 2pm in Grand Hall of BAC, with: Moazzam Begg, Ken Livingston, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Kate Hudson, Lindsey German, Victoria Brittain and many others.
Film at 4:30pm: "Outside the Law - Stories from Guantanamo", followed by Q&A with Omar Deghayes and Andy Worthington.

Monday 13th December 2010 - The War You Will Never See: Nationwide screening John Pilger's new documentary will be showing simultaneously at the Brixton Ritzy and Clapham Picture House, at 6:20pm.
There will be STWC stalls at both cinemas. Come and help with stalls and leafletting, and of course see the film.

Wednesday 26th January 2011 - Save Shaker Aamer campaign: Organising meeting Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, SW11 - 7.30pm start.
Amnesty UK, Cageprisoners, LGC, local Labour Party, SWP, CPB reps and other human rights and political campaign organisations in attendance.
Joy Hurcombe of Brighton Against Guantanamo to open discussion.
Discuss recent events & developments and more, plan future actions. All are welcome.

Monday 28th February 2011 - WELFARE NOT WARFARE: Wandsworth Against the Cuts Protest at Wandsworth Town Hall, 6.30pm.
The Libraries Committee meets this evening, and many campaign groups will be protesting against their cuts, particularly the closure of York Gardens library.
Make your voice heard tonight - come listen to the debate in chamber.

Monday 23rd May 2011 - The War You Don't See (John Pilger) Film screening at the Clapham Picture House.
Pilger's award-winning documentary, his first film in 3 years, is a powerful and timely investigation into the media's role in war.
Followed by a Q&A with John Pilger.
6:30pm at Clapham Picture House, 76 Venn St SW4 (Clapham Common tube)

Thursday 26th May 2011 - Outside the Law Screening in Balham of a new Guantanamo film, featuring contributions from former UK detainees and the case of Wandsworth resident Shaker Aamer who is still being held without charge after 9 years.
Followed by a Q&A with the directory, Andy Worthington.
7pm at the Exhibit Bar, 12 Balham Station Road, Balham, SW12 9SG (Balham tube)
Please contact Sara Mason (sararuthmason@googlemail.com or 0772-5054945) to reserve a seat.
Organised by Wandsworth Amnesty group (screening is free but a £5 donation to Wandsworth Amnesty is welcome)

Monday 11th July 2011 - Save Shaker Aamer Campaign Organising Meeting 6:30pm at Battersea Art Centre, Lavender Hill, London SW11

Monday 19th September 2011 - Planning Meeting, with CAAT Wandsworth Stop-the-War's regular monthly planning meeting, this month featuring guest speaker Anne-Marie O'Reilly from Campaign Against the Arms Trade
6:30pm at Battersea Art Centre, Lavender Hill, London SW11

Tuesday 27th September 2011 - Public Meeting in Balham: Afghanistan 10 Years On 7:30pm in Balham Library Hall, 16 Ramsden Road, London SW12 8QY
Speakers include:
• Lindsey German: STWC National Convenor
• Greg Muttitt: Author 'Fuel on the Fire - Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq'
• Shadia Edwards-Dashti: STWC Student Organiser
• Joy Hurcombe: Chair SSAC (Save Shaker Aamer Campaign)
Contact Wandsworth STWC - 07756493877

Saturday 8th October 2011 - MASS ASSEMBLY Trafalgar Square National gathering to mark 10th anniversary of attack on Afghanistan.

Wednesday 21st March 2012 - Time To Cut Trident Budget Day Protest by CND, from 11am on Whitehall, opposite Downing St.
The pointless and wasteful spending on nuclear weapons remains ringfenced, while jobs, health and education are cut.
Held in tandem with UK Uncut - Austerity Isn't Working
Link

Saturday 24th March 2012 - Iran Day Of Action National day of action opposing an aggression against Iran and calling for troops out of Afghanistan.
Wandsworth will be running our regular midday campaign stall on St Johns Rd SW11 (near Clapham Jct).
The Save Shaker Amer campaign will also be there, campaigning for the return of Battersea resident Shaker Amer who has spent 10 years in Guantanamo without charge or trial.
Click here for national events listing.

Thursday 15th November 2012 - Public meeting in Tooting - Syria and Iran 7:30pm in Club Jamins, 202 Upper Tooting Rd, Tooting SW17 7EW Speakers include:
• Mohammad Morshedi: CASMII
• Judith Orr: STWC
Contact Wandsworth STWC - 07756493877

Saturday 28th June 2014 - No Glory In War An evening of music and poetry
7:30pm, William Morris Halls, 267 The Broadway, London SW19
Admission: £5
Organised by the Wimbledon Disarnament Coalition/CND

Sunday 26th October 2014 - Film Screening: Doctors of the Dark Side 1pm-3pm, EXHIBIT CINEMA, 12 Balham Station Road London SW12 9SG
Andy Worthington, campaigning journalist and author 'The Guantanamo Files', will take part in a Q&A session afterwards.
Entry will be free of cost, but seating is limited so booking will be on a first come first served basis - please book by ringing or texting 07756493877 stating number of seats required and leave your contact details.
Organised by SSAC - the Save Shaker Amer Campaign

Monday 17th November 2014 This month's regular planning meeting will serve as our 2014 AGM.