LGBT History Month 2013
Merton LGBT Forum are once again mounting a display in the Civic Centre during February
This year's national theme is maths and science.
There will be displays all month, in a space kindly allocated by Croydon Library. Members of The Bridge (Croydon's LGBT youth club) are creating a photographic exhibition, and Croydon Area Gay Society (CAGS) are producing a display of famous LGBT people in maths and science, as well as a display about the local LGBT groups.
The Museum's LGBT History Trail lighlights the LGBT presence in, and contribution to, LGBT history.
to be followed by a local pub meal.
by Cllr Tim Pollard (Deputy Leader of Croydon Council, Cabinet member for Children, Families and Learning). Pictures selected by members of The Bridge, Croydon's LGBT youth club.
A display for LGBT History Month featuring former Surrey resident and code-breaker, Alan Turing, arranged by the Surrey History Centre (during normal opening times). Admission free.
With items performed by the Brit School and Croydon College. If you would like to attend please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
The gay former film star (son of TV personality Bob Danvers-Walker) spoke about his life and times. See our 29 Jan press release.
for lesbians and gay men over 50. Booking required: 07594 572 623 or email@example.com.
A meeting to start bridging the gap between the generations within the LGBT community in Croydon.
We will discuss what sort of activities the group wants to do. Ideas include an LGBT film night, visits to London’s LGBT History Month events, cooking and eating together; other ideas raised by the group will be welcomed and discussed.
Part of the Intergr8te project, organised by Croydon Youth Development Trust.
Slides of "Switzerland Transport in the 1970s". £6 to include food. CAGS members welcome, but booking required by 7 February.
Informal get-together for all local trans people. This evening's meeting will include a meal at our usual monthly meeting place.
Stephen Mckenna talks about his community website for older bi and gay men who have come out in their middle or later years.
with Dr Matt Cook, author of Queer London and Mark Simpson, author and journalist. Sponsored by CHE. Entry free but numbers limited, so please book your place: Stefan.Dickers@bishopsgate.org.uk, 020 7392 9200.
7pm for 7:30 start. Bring a bottle and £2. Food provided.
There will be a display provided by CAGS in the main foyer of the hospital.
through Borough, Bermondsey, and Rotherhithe, with markets, wharves, warehouses and a Thames-side stroll, finishing at Surrey Quays.
Coffee 11am at the Clocktower café, see the LGBT History month displays in the Library, back to the café for lunch. Keep in contact on the day by the CAGS phone, 07827 397 817.
For older lesbians and gay men (over 50).
Party organised by The Bridge, Croydon's LGBTQI youth club, open to members of other local LGBT groups. Refreshments provided (no alcohol).
including entertainment, team quiz, raffle, LGBT History Month discussion, food and soft drinks provided (bring along some wine etc. if you would like to).
led by Catherine Pestano for Changing Attitude. No need to read music: all songs taught by ear. Reserve your place: firstname.lastname@example.org or 07800 895371.
Transamerica: a trans woman discovers she has a gay son.
Croydon's LGBT reading group. With a special visit by Fiona Shaw, author of A Stone's Throw.
Pre-launch event for LGBT History Month, February 2014. Ross will be attending, with a CHE display. Please note change of date.