Set in 1983 Italy, this drama tells of the summer that will forever alter the lives of two young men. Mature and sensitive Elio is a 17-year on holiday with his family at their villa in Northern Italy. Each year, his father, a university professor, invites a student to work with him and stay with his family. This year it’s Oliver. Elio becomes deeply fascinated by Oliver’s beauty and manners. Among beautiful scenery, they discover an awakening desire for each other.
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Croydon's LGBT police consultation group. All local LGBT people welcome. Please note change of date.
A reading event at Dulwich Library to to celebrate LGBT History Month and forty years of GAW, and in memory of GAW member Rex Batten on his 90th birthday. To include an introduction to Gay Authors Workshop and Paradise Press and Rex’s contribution to them, readings from Rex’s work, and short readings by other GAW members. It is hoped to provide refreshments.
All CAGS members welcome to attend to listen and contribute to the group's future plans. Please advise David if you would like to attend. Prompt start please.
A series of Indian Ink drawings by locally based LGBT artist Ruhul Abdin, exploring the reclined nude on scrolls of 20 metre paper. The subjects were drawn in late 2017 and early 2018, and comprise friends and lovers at the artist's home in Croydon. The exhibition will close each day at 5.00 pm.
A collaborative workshop will be led by Ruhul Abdin, an artist and urban development planner on the potential to create a new queer place for Croydon’s diverse LGBTQI community.
All members welcome to attend another one of David's Saturday night parties.£3 towards the food and bring some drink.Near East Croydon station.Ring him two or three days in advance please to book.
Neil Simon's madcap comedy in which 4 couples are invited to their friends' country house for a 10th wedding anniversary party. Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14, concs £10.
FILM: "Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean" 6.10pm Waterloo. In a barren Texas backwater, old friends and members of a James Dean fan club reunite 20 years after his death, They swap their emotional poverty for dreams –exposed as delusions with bitter disappointments. British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 6pm. Tickets £7.20 (concs).
Join SLG members for lunch at 12.30pm Vauxhall, Estrela Bar and Restaurant, (Upstairs dining room), 111 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1UZ. [corner Meadow Place] (Vauxhall train and tube). Portuguese cuisine at reasonable prices.