The Welsh Communist Party is supporting the week of action against NATO.  In particular the CP calls for the  mobilisation  of trade union, community and peace activists for Saturday's march and demo.

Welsh Communists call on all comrades and supporters to meet at the main entrance, Newport train station, at 12.45 pm on Saturday 30th August to collect flags, banners and leaflets before moving off at 1.00 pm, as a Party contingent, to assemble for the No To NATO march at Newport Civic Centre.

The Welsh Communist Party is supporting the week of action against NATO (see details below) but particularly urges the maximum mobilisation for Saturday's march and demo.

29th August - 
Long March on Newport, gathering postcards and No Nuclear messages along the way

Saturday 30th August
Demonstration and March. Bring white flowers to lay at the Cenotaph. Meet in Civic Centre Car Park 1.00pm for March at 2.00pm, culminating rally in Westgate Square 3.30pm. Speakers include: Medea Benjamin, Bruce Kent, Pippa Bartolotti, Kate Hudson, Lindsey German, Jeremy Corbyn, Boris Kagarlitsky, Marianne Owens, Bethan Jenkins.

Start of Peace Camp at Tredegar Park. http://www.nonatonewport.org/ Family activities and food at the camp.
6.00 -9.00 Drones Network Meeting, Eton House Community Centre (non public meeting)

Sunday 31st August
Counter Summit in Cardiff. County Hall, 10am – 5.30pm.


Monday 1st September
Newport Alternative Summit at Dolman Theatre, 10.00 – 5pm. On the agenda: Drones, Iraq, Abolishing nuclear weapons

10.00 – 11.15: Combatting Drones – Chris Cole (Drones Campaign Network), Rafeef Ziadah (War on Want), Christoph Marischka (Information Centre Militarization, Germany)
11.30 – 12.45: Militarisation of the EU - Roger Cole (Ireland), Tobias Pflueger (Die Linke and Information Centre Militarization, Germany)
1.00 -2.15: Iraq: war and crisis – Joe Lombardo (USA), Sami Ramadani (Iraqi Democrats)
2.30 – 3.45: Toward nuclear weapons abolition: Building for the NPT Review and beyond – Joseph Gerson (USA), Sean Morris (NFLA)
4.00 – 5.15: Close all military bases – Christine Schweitzer (WRI), Mick Wallace TD (Ireland) , Christoph Marischka (Information Centre Militarization, Germany)
3.00 – 5.00: Planning ahead: future joint actions for the European peace movement (non-public meeting)
10.00 -5.00 No to War/No to Nato plus CND/STW planning meeting (non-public meeting)

Tuesday 2nd September
Dolman Theatre. 10am – 5pm - On the Agenda: Gaza, Peaceful co-existence, Victims of NATO

10.15- 11.15 Gaza: Siege, Occupation and Right of Return – Dee Murphy and Pippa Bartolotti
11.30 - 12.00 Peaceful co-existence- Salleh Baqi, President, Ahmadiyya Muslim group
12.00 – 1- 00 Child Victims of War - Iraq and Afghanistan, Jo Baker
1.00 – 2.00 Views from a Muslim Woman - Jasmine Manuf
2.00 – 3.15 Victims of NATO – Assum Pcio and Chris
3.30 – 4.45 Stop Nato Cymru workshops –Know your Rights, Heledd Melangell
AGM of the No to War: No to NATO network (non-public meeting)

Wednesday 3rd September
Tredegar Park. Artists and Musicians against Nukes Artists and Musicians against War. All day at Tredegar Park Peace Camp.
10.30am- 4.00pm: Singing, Peace and Protest workshop by Camilla, Urban Circle Workshops (tbc), kite making, anti-facial-recognition-software makeup, placard making, banner making, self-defence workshops.
4.30pm: Fly Kites not Drones
Evening entertainment: 7.30pm-8.00pm Camilla 8.00pm - 10.00pm Revolution Rock with Birmingham band Living Field. Open mic throughout the day until 8pm for poets and musicians.


Thursday 4th September
First day of NATO Summit. Mass Action and March on the Celtic Manor to present messages. Gather at 12.00, Cenotaph, Clarence Place – wear pink!

ALSO
Family day at SEWREC 10.00 – 5.00 (school closures) Non Violent Conflict resolution at home, at school.
Peace Mala -Community cohesion, making the right decisions, film, making Peace Mala’s

Friday 5th September
Final day of NATO Summit. Direct Actions. Street Theatre. Celebration party at the Pen and Wig from 6.00