Events for next CAGS Newsletter

The following list shows events to be included in the current or forthcoming CAGS Newsletter and may exclude current month events.

Tue 21st Aug 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Group members are invited to tell their life stories.Should be an interesting evening and hopefully you will all add something.

Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thu 23rd Aug 2:30 pm BP PORTRAIT AWARDS

National Portrait Gallery. This free annual exhibition of portraits by promising young artists is always worth seeing. Meet at the entrance in St Martin’s Place, near Trafalgar Square. Preceded at 12.30pm by optional lunch at the Lord Moon of the Mall (Wetherspoons), 16 Whitehall, SW1A 2DY.

Tue 28th Aug 7:45 pm PLAY: How the Vote was Won

Three one-act plays written during the suffrage campaigns in the early 20th century - ‘How the vote was won’ by Cicely Hamilton and Christopher St John, ‘A Chat with Mrs Chicky’ by Evelyn Glover and ‘Press Cuttings’ by George Bernard Shaw. Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14,concs £10.

Wed 29th Aug 6:15 pm FILM: Sebastiane

6.10 pm Waterloo Derek Jarman's film of events in the life of St Sebastian at the time of the Roman Empire, including his martyrdom by arrows. In Latin with English subtitles. Contains male nudity. British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 6pm. Tickets £7.20 (concs).

Thu 30th Aug 12:45 pm Ham Fields Picnic (Teddington Lock)

Meet at Richmond station for a short walk to Ham Fields (cruising area) where you can walk around and we can picnic together. Bring your own food to share and drink.If you are late walk on the East side of the Thames two miles and about 1/4 mile from Teddington Lock leave the towpath and enter the fields near a canoe centre. Catch the 12.28 Reading train from Clapham Junction platform 6.

Thu 30th Aug 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing A Boxful of Ideas: Poetry & Prose by LGBT Writers edited by John Dixon and Jeffrey Doorn.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Sat 1st Sep 6:00 pm S.L.G Cinema Visit 'BILLY LIAR'

A British classic film,both melancholy and hilarious, in which Tom Courtney plays a young clerk lost to daydreams in 60's Yorkshire. Briitsh Film institute Waterloo,Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 5.50pm. Tickets £7.20 (concs).

Tue 4th Sep 8:00 pm SLAGO Pub evening Balham

Inter-group pub evening in Balham Wetherspoons, (opposite Balham tube and rail stations). Food available until 10pm.

the Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road,SW12 0BP
Fri 7th Sep 12:30 pm S.L.G Lunch

Portuguese Restaurant 12.30pm South Lambeth,The A Toca Restaurant, 339 Wandsworth Road, SW8 2JH [corner of Lansdowne Road] (Stockwell Tube Station or buses 77 or 87 from Vauxhall). Good food at reasonable prices.

Fri 7th Sep 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further information, please contact info@rainbowsacrossborders.org.uk .

Venue: CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Tue 11th Sep 8:00 pm S.L.G Monthly Meeting

Joe Orton: Fun & Laughs, his greatest comedy hits: SLG member John Carter wonders how much this challenging gay playwright is already fading from cultural consciousness and what his legacy will be.The Bread and Roses is at 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street. (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).

Sat 15th Sep 8:00 pm CAGS Party at David's

David welcomes us all back to East Croydon for yet another party.£3 for the food and bring your own drink, 8pm start and ring him before Thursday13th.

Tue 18th Sep 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly meeting Talk on Peter Wells (former group member)

Merrick Badger speaks about Peter Wells, the out-gay man and Croydon resident who was jailed back in the 1970s for having sex with his seventeen year old partner. Peter was very courageous at the time and the story should be fascinating.

Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wed 19th Sep 8:00 pm PLAY: Nell Gwynn 8pm West Norwood

Deals with the life of Nell Gwynn, mistress of Charles II and her part in the theatre of the 17th century.Bawdy, sexy and fun. The South London Theatre, The Old Fire Station, 2A Norwood High Street, SE27 9NS. Near West Norwood Station. Book your own ticket online via ttp://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £12, £9 concession.

Thu 20th Sep 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

Informal lunch club for CAGS members and their friends. Toby Carvery, Park Place, 54 Commonside West, Mitcham CR4 4HB (264 bus towards St George’s Hospital from stop KK opposite Croydon central library, stop KE on Park Street, stop WM outside the Whitgift Centre or stop B3 at West Croydon bus station. Get off at Madeira Road. The journey takes around 40 minutes)

Thu 20th Sep 7:00 pm 3F (OneBodyOneFaith) MEETING

Maaike from Dementia Support talks about their work and the different types of dementia. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube.

Fri 21st Sep 8:00 pm SLAGO Liaison Committee Meeting

South London groups meet in Wimbledon to discuss future events.

Tue 25th Sep 7:45 pm SLG PLAY Picnic

Women of Independence, Kansas are preparing for the annual picnic when a young and charming drifter Hal arrives. Hearts are broken and lives are changed in the following 24 hours, as Hal’s lively, dangerous, masculine energy wakes up the sleepy community. Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road,Putney, SW15 6AW. £14, concs £10.

Thu 27th Sep 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing In A Hidden Room by Stella Duffy.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Fri 28th Sep 7:30 pm SLAGO Party (Holborn )

Free entrance to include food. Contacts are Tony on 020-8543 0898 and Timothy on 020 8767 0578. Please check with them nearer the time whether this event is going ahead.Come along and relax with members of the other SLAGO groups. FREE entrance to include food.

The Calthorpe Arms, (upstairs room), 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR
Fri 5th Oct 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further information, please contact info@rainbowsacrossborders.org.uk .

Venue: CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Tue 16th Oct 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly meeting

Monthly meeting

Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thu 18th Oct 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch club

Informal lunch club for CAGS members and their friends. The Sandrock, 152 Upper Shirley Road, Croydon CR0 5HA (466 bus from East Croydon Station or Croydon Library)

Thu 25th Oct 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Lies we tell Ourselves by Robin Talley.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Fri 2nd Nov 1:30 am Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further information, please contact info@rainbowsacrossborders.org.uk .

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (West Croydon Station).
Wed 14th Nov (All day) LGBT History Month 2019 pre-launch

The 2019 theme is once again Geography.

British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Thu 15th Nov 7:15 pm 3F (OneBodyOneFaith) meeting SLAGO Quiz

7.00 for 7.30pm The third of the series of SLAGO quizzes for the 2018 SLAGO Cup. 3F is the central London group of OneBodyOneFaith (the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement).

St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube.
Tue 20th Nov 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting

Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thu 22nd Nov 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

Informal lunch club for CAGS members and their friends. A return to an old haunt, with good food, good service and a wide choice of menus.

Coombe Lodge, 104 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 5RB
Thu 29th Nov 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Myra Breckenridge by Gore Vidal.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thu 13th Dec 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Days without End by Sebastian Barry.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thu 20th Dec 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

Informal lunch club for CAGS members and their friends. Xmas meal at The Boulevard, Ruskin Parade, South Croydon CR2 6PW