Matthew leads a walk from Purley Station (meet entrance 11am) Uphill (slowly) to Riddlesdown then across the chalk downlands, meadows and woods to descend into Whyteleafe. Great views and cattle grazing. Expect some mud. Return from Whyteleafe on bus 407 to Purley for pub or cafe lunch.
Croydon Area Gay Society
Meet at Tony's for another Classical Music Evening starting at 19:30. If anyone needs a lift please let Tony or Peter know.
A celebration of LGBT history to mark the start of History Month. Further details to follow.
Chris to lead a walk through the Greek Necropolis cemetery. Meet at West Norwood station at 11am . There are huge and outstanding monuments inside. The visit should be fascinating. Maybe eat at Crown & Sceptre (Wetherspoons) Streatham Hill afterwards.
Meet Matthew at Forest Hill station booking office at 11am for a visit to this local museum which has a good cafe for a social after.
12.30pm meet for optional lunch (book via Roy) at the Pepper Tree Thai restaurant, 19 Clapham Common South Side, SW4 7AB. before visiting a Victorian former chapel dramatically transformed as a work of art to create an environment that wholly celebrates the Irish poet and author. Period wallpaper, stained glass windows,19th century chandeliers and furniture adorn the space. Free entry. At Studio Voltaire, 1A Nelsons Row, SW4 7JR.
What is ChemSex?: David Stuart, Curator of the Dean Street Wellbeing programme defines ChemSex and its effects, explains the major risks it poses to gay communities and focuses on ways of reducing the damage it causes.
2pm Waterloo 1957 vintage comedy with Peter Sellers, Terry Thomas and Peggy Mount who plot their revenge when blackmailed by a scandal-sheet tabloid. British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 1.50pm. FREE to over-60s (booking by phone or in person only).