The 2019 theme is peace, reconciliation and activism, with a particular focus on the end of the First World War.
Michael has had an interesting life, as barrister, immigration judge, and politician. He once shared a gaol cell with a serial killer. He's an experienced speaker and should give us an entertaining evening.
S.L.G group are meeting at Regent Street/corner with Margaret Street (north of Oxford Circus) at 1pm to watch the parade, preceded by an optional snack or meal at 12 noon in the 5th floor restaurant in John Lewis, Oxford Street, W1C 1DX.
Come and discuss the group's activities over the last year and its plans for the future, vote on a constitutional amendment, and elect the officers and committee for the coming year. Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Inter-group pub evening in Balham Wetherspoons, (opposite Balham tube and rail stations). Food available until 10pm.
All members welcome to attend to listen and contribute to the group's future plans. Please advise David if you would like to attend.
Tony Porter provides a brief look at gay folklore.
Guest speaker will be author Mark Johnson, talking about his debut novel and how he came to write it. Changing Trains will transport you back to the 1980s, and one working class boy's coming-of-age journey of discovery and sexual self-awareness.After a busy week in the newsroom, editor Sam is looking forward to relaxing on his regular Eurostar journey from London to his second home in the south west of France.
Jeremy Kingston, playwright, poet and former theatre critic for Punch and The Times, will talk about his lifetime involvement with the theatre and read extracts from his poetry collections and the plays he has written.