Set against the stifling conformity of pre-World War I English society, E.M. Forster's Maurice is a story of coming to terms with one's sexuality and identity in the face of disapproval and misunderstanding.British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Join SLG group meet by Box Office by 5.35pm. Tickets £7.20 (concs).
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Refurbished Garden Museum (next to Lambeth Palace), currently an exhibition of art by Cedric Morris,botanist and cultivator of new flower varieties. Meet 2.30pm at the entrance on Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7LB (Vauxhall or Waterloo stations). Admission £10 / £8.50 Seniors. Optional lunch beforehand from 12.30pm at the nearby Windmill pub, 44 Lambeth High Street SE1 7JS.
Jeremy Kingston, playwright, critic and poet, will be talking about being a poet and also growing up as gay in the mid - 20th century. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church,very near Aldgate tube.
Moliere's 17th century comedy of manners, focusing on a man who is quick to criticize the faults of others,yet remains blind to his own. The South London Theatre, The Old Fire Station, 2A Norwood High Street,SE27 9NS. Near West Norwood Station. Book your own ticket online via http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £12, £9 concession.
Part of Green Chain walk. Matthew will lead us on the walk (about 5 miles) taking in some parks,quiet streets, Beckenham Place park and the River Ravensbourne. Mostly flat and on good paths.Bring a picnic lunch for in the park and then carry on to finish in Beckenham for a pub stop if wanted. Return to Croydon by tram.Meet at East Croydon station ticket hall at 10.45 to catch the 10.57 train to Sydenham station arriving 11.10
Not a gay meeting but Grahame invites us join him to hear Audrey Brown talking on: "Easter Island: a scientific perspective" Crystal Scientifique (open to all ,free entry, cash bar, no need to book):
Croydon's LGBT police consultation group. All local LGBT people welcome.PLEASE HELP SUPPORT THIS as numbers are dropping.A chance to let the Police know what's happening and what responses they are giving.
Matthew leads a walk taking in Upper Woodmanstern,and Chipstead Valley. Starts with a slow but steep climb. then down to the Valley. Maximum 5 miles. Both start and finish stations are in Oyster Zone 6.Pub lunch possibly at Midday Sun ( 2 meals for £10 deal ) or bring a picnic. Meet at COULSDON SOUTH (NOT town) Station for a set off at 11.00h. Catch Train from East Croydon at 10.46 arrives 10.52 or bus 60 from Croydon.
Group members are invited to tell their life stories.Should be an interesting evening and hopefully you will all add something.