Wednesday 24 October PLAY: My Boy Jack 7.45pm Balham It tells the story of Rudyard Kipling and his grief for his son John who died in the First World War.Presented by the Southside Players at Chestnut Grove Academy, 45 Chestnut Grove, Balham, SW12 8JZ.Tickets £12 concs £9. To book, phone
Coming events CAGS
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We'll be discussing Lies we tell Ourselves by Robin Talley.
During October, both chairman David and newsletter editor Peter will pass a significant milestone. You are invited to help them celebrate at this late afternoon tea party at David's house. Bring £3 towards food. 10 minutes walk from East Croydon station.
The artist JMW Turner designed this house for himself at 40 Sandycoombe Rd, TW1 2LR, ( dates from 1813 ). We have a Guided Tour arranged at 3pm, £6 admission, but we need numbers in advance, book by 30 September. Optional lunch at 1pm in the Crown pub 174 Richmond Rd, TW1 2NH [St Margarets Station]. Meet in the pub or else meet Basil outside Richmond Station at 12.30pm, Buses 490, H22, R68, R70 from Richmond run a regular service past the pub.
Loy Krathong .Now we can ‘float our boats’ on the little lake below the Buddhapadipa temple, 14 Calonne Road, SW19 5HJ. (In Thailand this is an ancient Full Moon festival to mark the end of the rainy season.) Meet outside the main entrance of Wimbledon station 12 noon. Thai Snacks and / or optional lunch after at the Wibbas Down (Wetherspoons) pub near Wimbledon station / Theatre, around 2pm.
Informal lunch club for CAGS members and their friends. A return to an old haunt, with good food, good service and a wide choice of menus.
Shakespeare's play dramatises the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. Features SLG member Bill Boyd. Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14, concs £10.
2pm Waterloo 1957 vintage comedy with Peter Sellers, Terry Thomas and Peggy Mount who plot their revenge when blackmailed by a scandal-sheet tabloid. British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 1.50pm. FREE to over-60s (booking by phone or in person only).