The Brief Encounter is CAGS's series of open meetings, held every two months. The meetings were originally held at The Brief in George Street, Croydon, hence the name, but have been held at other venues since The Brief unexpectedly closed down.
Croydon Area Gay Society
Crocus was launched at an event in Croydon Town Hall.
For History Month 2008 CAGS held an event discussing sworn brotherhood in mediaeval England as documented In Chaucer and traditional ballads, followed by a re-enactment of the ame-sex union ceremonies that were previously celebrated in different parts of Europe.
CAGS hired the Warehouse Theatre in Croydon for a playreading for History Month 2007
The one-man banner was used again in the Pride parade.
Roger made and carried a one-man banner in the parade.
The CAGS banner was proudly carried in the Pride March in 1996 and 1997 (the picture is thought to be from 1996).
Croydon Council hosted a "Celebrating Diversity" day with an exhibition in the Braithwaite Hall on 13 march 1999. The LGBT stall featured several local groups, including CAGS, Croydon Friend, Palace Pinks and the Croydon Lesbian and Gay Forum.
For IDAHO 2012 CAGS put on an event near Queen Victoria's statute in Katharine Street. CAGS members sent congratulations to the Queen on her Diamond Jubilee, while recalling tha 40 Commonwealth countried still penalise homosexuality. In the evening there was a debate about gay marriage at the Unitarian Church.
Patrick Strudwick, award-winning journalist, political columnist at Gay Times told the meeting how he had exposed therapists and religious groups that claimed to "cure" people of homosexuality. See the CAGS Press Release for more details.