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LGBT Croydon — Future events

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Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 7:00pm
3F (OneBodyOneFaith) MEETING

Aldgate. Revd Andrew Richardson of St Botolph's will give an illustrated talk about travels in India with the theme “a Christian's appreciation of other faiths”. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube.

Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing Gentleman Jack: a Biography of Anne Lister by Angela Steidele.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Monday, 29 July 2019 - 3:30pm
Merton Afternoon tea social

Leigh invites CAGS members to join him at Merton Silver Rainbow launch (new club for older LGBT+ people – Merton Silver Rainbows.) They'’ll be hosting a free afternoon tea at the centre to meet people from the community and find out more about activities that might interest you. Leigh ( from Waterside ) welcomes you back to his new venture.The Elmwood Centre is centrally located in Mitcham, London Road and is very easy to get to by public transport. 264 bus stop from Croydon is 4 minutes’ walk and Mitcham Tram is 8 minutes’ walk. Many other buses stop right outside the centre from Purley (127) Lambeth, Wandsworth and Sutton areas. Age UK Merton are interested in finding out views of LGBTQ + people in Merton and surrounding boroughs about services for those 50+ .It will give you a chance to come and see the Elmwood Centre where Leigh is now based! He Hopes to see you there and please spread the word to your friends .

Venue:
Age UK Merton - Elmwood Centre, 277 London Road, Mitcham , Surrey CR4 3NT
Friday, 2 August 2019 - 1:30pm
Rainbows across borders

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further info, please contact info@rainbowsacrossborders.org.uk .

Venue:
CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Saturday, 3 August 2019 (All day)
Brighton Pride

Beginning as usual at 11am at Hove Lawns on the seafront, the parade will pass easterly along Kings Road on the seafront turning left up West Street. It will go past the clock tower up Queens Road turning right down North Road. At the bottom of North Road the Parade will turn left and join the old route to process up Gloucester Place and London Road finishing in Preston Park.The parade is now full and unless you have got tickets from their website... Brighton Pride...you will have to watch from the sidelines. Use their website to buy tickets (pricey £40 ) for Preston Park where the stage is.Celebrating 50 years since Stonewall.

Sunday, 4 August 2019 - 12:15pm
CROWN PUB / SHIRLEY WINDMILL

A chance to visit this local landmark and its free ! Some stair climbing to do though. Postmill Close, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5DY, About 2 miles from East Croydon station.Catch bus 119,130, 194, 198, from bus station there to Wickham road. For 12:15 Lunch, meet at the Shirley Crown pub at 158 Wickham Rd, Croydon CR0 8BF. We should then walk 5 mins and be at the Windmill around 2pm, so those not dining can join us there.

Sunday, 4 August 2019 - 7:45pm
PLAY: Bad Jews 7.45pm Putney

PLAY: Bad Jews 7.45pm Rehearsed reading. A dark comedy in which three cousins, all with very different religious beliefs, fight over a Jewish necklace that belonged to their recently deceased grandfather.

Venue:
Putney Arts Theatre,Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14, concs £10.
Wednesday, 7 August 2019 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch club

Join CAGS members for a cheap friendly lunch at the ClockTower Cafe next to the townhall in Katherine Street.

Thursday, 8 August 2019 - 12:30pm
DULWICH GALLERY / PAVILION

The Summer Pavilion is a colourful focus in the grounds of the Dulwich Picture Gallery (Gallery Road, SE21 7AD). Join SLG for snacks in the Café from 12.30pm. Various exhibitions, including the historic permanent collection, are on view inside the gallery; entry costs around £15, depending on concessions etc (online purchase saves £1.50 per ticket) but the Pavilion, grounds and café are accessible free of charge.

Saturday, 10 August 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.

Monday, 12 August 2019 - 12:30pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

All members welcome to join in and make suggestions.David's house is near East Croydon station.Prompt start and tell him you are coming please.

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 - 11:15am
SLG WINDSOR DAY TRIP

Join SLG group in a trip to Windsor . Historic royal town. We are catching the 11.08 train from Clapham Junc (or 11.11 from Putney) arriving at Windsor & Eton Riverside Station at 11.51. After a short stroll we will have lunch at about 12.30pm at the King and Castle Wetherspoons pub, 15-16, Thames St, SL4 1PL. We then spend the afternoon exploring the town, perhaps visiting the castle. Return time is flexible, trains every 30 mins.

Thursday, 15 August 2019 - 7:00pm
3F (OneBodyOneFaith) MEETING

7.00 for 7.30pm start. Stuart Feather, gay author and historian, talks about Gay Liberation Front’s response to the Festival of Light in the 1970’s. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube.

Monday, 19 August 2019 - 7:00pm
Aurora Meeting

Meeting with local Police LGBT consultation group to discuss any issues. Do help support these meetings. Turn up at the Town hall before 7pm and ask at reception for the Aurora Meeting room.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (Room G4)
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 - 8:00pm
NO MAIN CAGS MEETING TODAY Milan Bar Instead

As we have no speaker we are cancelling the meeting. Any future suggestions from anybody ?
Instead we'll have a drink together at Wetherspoons Milan Bar downstairs from 8pm.

Venue:
Milan Bar (Wetherspoons) across the road in main street from Spread Eagle/ Townhall
Thursday, 22 August 2019 - 11:00am
BP PORTRAIT AWARDS

Join SLG visiting this free annual exhibition of portraits by promising young artists is always worth seeing. Meet at the entrance of National Portrait Gallery in St Martin’s Place, near Trafalgar Square. Followed at 12.30pm by optional lunch at the Joy King Lau (Chinese) 3 Leicester Street, WC2H 7BL

Friday, 23 August 2019 - 7:00pm
CAGS Classical Music Evening

All members welcome to Join Tony and Peter for a classical selection of music.Please arrive at 7 for 7.30 start at Tony's house.

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing End of Eddy by Edouard Louis.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Tuesday, 3 September 2019 - 8:00pm
Inter group Pub evening

All members welcome to eat and drink together in a friendly mixed pub.

Venue:
Crown and Sceptre, 2a Streatham Hill, SW2 4AH (junction with South Circular).Between Brixton Tube & Streatham Hill rail station.Near Brixton bus garage.
Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch club

Join CAGS members for a cheap friendly lunch at the Crown & Sceptre, Junction Road, South Croydon CR2 6RB

Friday, 6 September 2019 - 1:30pm
Rainbows Across Borders

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further info, please contact info@rainbowsacrossborders.org.uk .

Venue:
CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Monday, 9 September 2019 - 12:30pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

All members welcome to attend and suggest items.At David's in East Croydon. Prompt start please and tell David you are coming

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly meeting Pride: the story of the LGBTQ Equality Movement:

Join SLG members for their monthly meeting (free) Matthew Todd, journalist and former editor of Attitude magazine, talks about his recent book which documents the milestones in the fight for LGBTQ+ equality and draws on the personal testimonies of key figures in the struggle.

Venue:
Bread and Roses is at 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, ( tubes: Clapham North or Common).Rail Clap. High St.
Saturday, 14 September 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly meeting

Monthly meeting speaker and date to be announced.

Venue:
Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Saturday, 21 September 2019 - 6:00pm
CAGS Cheese and Wine Party

David hosts a cheese and wine party with NOTE early start at 6PM . £3 for food and bring your own drink.Please advise him you are coming.

Thursday, 26 September 2019 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing Natalie and Romaine by Diana Souhami.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 27 September 2019 - 7:00pm
SLAGO group social (Holborn)

SLAGO group party. Meet at the Calthorpe Arms at 19:00 for nibbles and hot food at 20:30.Last year 35 people attended... so do make the effort to attend.

Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch club

Join CAGS members for a cheap friendly lunch at The Postal Order, Westow Street, Upper Norwood SE19 3RY

Friday, 4 October 2019 - 1:30pm
Rainbows across borders

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further info, please contact info@rainbowsacrossborders.org.uk .

Venue:
CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Saturday, 12 October 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting

Speaker to be announced.Date to be confirmed.

Venue:
Spread Eagle pub (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime by Val McDermid.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 1 November 2019 - 1:30pm
Rainbows Across Borders

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further info, please contact info@rainbowsacrossborders.org.uk

Venue:
CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Wednesday, 6 November 2019 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Join CAGS members for a cheap friendly lunch at

Saturday, 9 November 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting

Date to be confirmed and speaker to be announced

Venue:
Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Thursday, 21 November 2019 - 7:00pm
3F (OneBodyOneFaith) meeting

3F group host the SLAGO QUIZ at St Botolphs church close to Aldgate Tube station.Teams of 3 are arranged on the night..All members of SLAGO groups welcome.

Thursday, 28 November 2019 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing The Well of Loneliness by Radcliffe Hall.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch club

Join CAGS members for the Christmas lunch at The Boulevard restaurant, Ruskin Parade, South Croydon CR2 6PW

Friday, 6 December 2019 - 1:30pm
Rainbows Across Borders

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further info, please contact info@rainbowsacrossborders.org.uk .

Venue:
CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing Genet: Biography of Janet Flanner by Brenda Wineapple.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.