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Merrick Badger speaks about Peter Wells, the out-gay man and Croydon resident who was jailed back in the 1970s for having sex with his seventeen year old partner. Peter was very courageous at the time and the story should be fascinating.
Clem Cook talks about the Sea of Faith Movement. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church, near Aldgate Tube.
Join SLG to visit the London Silver Vaults at 2.15 pm in Chancery Lane. Home to the largest retail collection of fine antique silver in the world. Admission is free. Meet at the entrance. Preceded by an optional lunch at 12.30pm at the Knights Templar (Wetherspoons) 95 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1DT, (off Carey Street).
Join SLG members to see 'Charmed Lives in Greece' 10.30am in Bloomsbury. Focuses on the friendship of the artists Nikos Ghika and John Craxton, and the writer Patrick Leigh Fermor. Their shared love of Greece was fundamental to their work. Followed by an optional lunch at the Shakespeare’s Head (Wetherspoons), 64-68 Kingsway, Holborn WC2B 6BG.
12 noon to 2pm Bloomsbury Join James for a naturist swim. Admission £10 , (or £15 two sessions). Down the stairs, opposite the entrance and ask for a locker key at the desk, showing some identification. The pool is in the basement and having disposed of all your clothes, you go to the pool with your money. The event is strictly naturist. Nearest station is Goodge Street.
Rainer Schulze, Professor of History at the University of Essex, attempts to reconstruct the forgotten life of Suleika Aldini, a transgender cabaret artist in West Germany in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, made all the more poignant by the fact that Suleika was a Roma child survivor of the Holocaust. Please note change of date to Monday for this month only.
Join SLG members in Putney for Shakespeare’s late, great masterpiece play with freedom, treachery and forgiveness. £14, concs £10.
Dinner at the Radha Krishna Bhavan South Indian Restaurant, 86 Tooting High Street, SW17 0RN (opposite Sainsbury's). Tube: Tooting Broadway. Authentic cuisine at very reasonable prices.
Saturday afternoon in Balham. Rory Kinnear’s first play is a witty and heartfelt portrait of a family falling apart – and finally pulling together again. Presented by the Southside Players. Tickets £12 concs £9. To book, phone Bill or E-mail him (see below)