Ian Wilson invites CAGS members to join SLG for dinner in the Civil Service club. Meet in the bar from 6.30pm for a drink and dine at 7pm. Cost: about £12 excluding drinks and service. Dress: smart casual, tie optional. Contact Ian on 020 8390 0644 with your full name and telephone number by 2 May.
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Malcolm’s - Cream tea party in West Norwood from 4 till 7.30 pm. Donation of £2.50 towards the cost of food. Ring Malcolm by 4th May on 020-8670-1590 to book and for address.
Matthew will lead us on a walk starting at Crystal Palace station tickethall at 10.30. Passing through the park, along quiet roads & disused rail line to Dulwich Park. Some small hills, mainly good paths and pavements. Refreshments should be available at the park café / nearby pub or bring a packed lunch and drink.Buses return to Crystal Palace/Croydon area.
Mix and Mingle For the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
Optional lunch at 12.30pm at The Hour Glass pub, 279 Brompton Road, SW3 2DY a few minutes walk from South Kensington station (along Pelham Street, then turn left).followed by visit to see 'Ocean Liners – Speed and Style'.Discover the romantic and remarkable age of ocean travel. Meet At the Victoria and Albert Museum entrance Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL. 2:30pm £18 concs £17.
6.00 pm Waterloo 'Crossing Delancey' 6.00 pm.Comedy set in New York's Jewish community in which an intellectual single woman is fixed up by her grandmother with a pickle salesman - which she did not quite have in mind! British Film Institute,Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 6.10pm. Tickets £7 (concs).
The story of Captain Cook's three voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the scientists and artists who accompanied the expeditions. Meet at 11.00am in the main entrance near the information desk. Tickets £14 Conc £11 Art Fund card £5.50. Optional lunch afterwards in Euston Flyer pub, 83 Euston Road, NW1 opposite the Library.
Join SLG group for an optional pub lunch at the Falcon, noted for its stylish interior decor, 2 St John's Hill SW11 1RU,(just outside Clapham Junction station) from 12.30pm, then 345 bus to the gardens. These spacious gardens are open to the public only a few days each year. Admission £3 each goes towards the Hospice charity. Home-made teas available. Meet 2.30pm at 30 Clapham Common North Side SW4 0RN.
7.00 for 7.30pm Rev. Neil Dawson talks about his book “Difference is not a Sin”. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube.
PLAY: The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde's classic masterpiece looks at the how the institution of marriage was treated with trivialityas the characters pretend to be someone they're not to escape social obligations. £14, concs £10.