LGBT Croydon — Future events

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 12:30pm
EXHIBITION:City Now City Future

Examine how world cities, including Medellin, Tokyo, San Francisco and Copenhagen,are changing and see what data tells us about the urbanisation of our planet. Free entry. At the Museum of London, 150 London Wall EC2Y 5HN (barbican) Optional lunch first at the Sir John Hawkshaw, (Weatherspoons) Cannon Street Station, Cannon Street, EC4N 6AP. Afterwards meet at 2.00pm at the museum. um of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting

Group member Peter Matthews speaks on London cemeteries and the famous people (including LGBT people who are buried there). Copies will be available of Peter's new book.

Venue:
Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.

NOTE IT'S A WEDNESDAY NIGHT THIS MONTH DUE TO PUB RE-ARRANGEMENTS.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for all CAGS members.

Venue:
Sir Julian Huxley, Addington Road, Selsdon CR2 8LB (Wetherspoons).

Take no.64 bus from East Croydon to Old Farleigh Road. Drivers use Sainsbury’s car park

Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 7:30pm
3F (OneBodyOneFaith) Meeting

Andrew Lumsden, gay editor/historian, speaks on the Labouchere Amendment of 1885.

Venue:
St Botolph’s Church, Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AB
Friday, 22 September 2017 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Liaison Committee

Representatives of the various SLAGO groups (including CAGS and SLG) will discuss the programme for the months ahead. Speak to Ross or Roger if you have an idea as to what SLAGO could be doing,

Venue:
South Wimbledon
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 - 7:45pm
PLAY: The Seagull

Chekhov’s first great play reveals the full force of its comedy and cruelty, with each character deprived of the love or life they want most. £14 concs £10.

Venue:
Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW.
Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 4:45pm
PLAY: Jeeves and Wooster 8pm South Norwood

Bertie Wooster decides to stage a one-man show, only to discover on the evening nothing has gone to plan and the show is not quite ready. The South London Theatre, Stanley Halls, 12A South Norwood Hill, SE25 6AB. Near Norwood Junction Station. Book your own ticket online via
http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £12, £9 concession.

Friday, 29 September 2017 - 7:30pm
SLAGO Party

Come along and relax with members of the other SLAGO groups. £5 entrance to include food.

Venue:
The Calthorpe Arms, (upstairs room), 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR
Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - 10:30am to Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 8:00pm
BERLIN TRIP with SLG group

Several members have arranged to visit Berlin at the beginning of October and would be happy for more members to join them, but everyone needs to make their own travel arrangements, insurance and hotel booking. Tuesday 3 October to Sunday 8 October. Direct flights are provided by BA, Easyjet, Ryanair and Eurowings. The preferred hotel is: Mercure Hotel Berlin Zentrum, Fugger str 8, 10777 Berlin,Other hotels in Berlin with different prices. (It is probably easier to use a booking agent like Expedia for the hotel and book direct with the airline for the flights.)

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Two-course lunch for LGBT people over 50. £7. Meals provided by UNACC (Upper Norwood Association for Community Care). Booking required: note....PHONE UNACC on 020 8771 6886 by 12 noon of the day before, saying whether you'd like the vegetarian option. Don't forget to mention you're with Silver Rainbow.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
Friday, 6 October 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers. Black History Month.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (West Croydon Station).
Friday, 6 October 2017 - 7:00pm
CAGS Classical Music evening

At Louis’s in East Croydon. Contact him for address and travel tips. Lifts to Louis’s place can be arranged if needed. Please bring a bottle or cans of your favourite tipple. Ends about, 9.30 pm.

Saturday, 7 October 2017 - 2:00pm
CAGS afternoon tea party

Graeme invites us to his flat for an afternoon social in Upper Norwood. 2pm to 6pm. Admission £3

Monday, 9 October 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

Come and join the Committee meeting at David's in East Croydon .Very early start at 12:00. PROMPT. You must inform David you would like to attend. Paid-up CAGS members only.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 12:30pm
King's Cross Walk with SLG group

Mike leads a walk in the Kings Cross area, Past and Present 12.30pm & 2pm See very modern buildings but with some history, a nature reserve and some famous people mixed in! Optional lunch at 12.30pm at the Euston Flyer, 83-87 Euston Road, NW1 2RA (directly opposite the British Library). Walk starts at 2pm outside the pub and lasts for about one and a half hours, finishing up in an interesting tavern.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting

A meeting for all CAGS members and their friends. A Peter Scott-Presland talk on history and future of Pride.

Venue:
The Spread Eagle. Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 8:00pm
S.L.G Annual General Meeting

S.L.G MONTHLY MEETING: AGM 8.00pm reasonably short, giving time to socialise after. The Bread and Roses pub is at 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street ( Clapham North or Common tube stations).

Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome.

Venue:
The Windmill, 222 St James Road, Croydon CR0 2BW
Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 7:00pm
3F Meeting

3F (OneBodyOneFaith) MEETING 7.00 for 7.30pm Aldgate Chris Eldridge talks about the history and current activities of St Botolph's Church. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube. Contact is Tony on 020 8543 0898.

Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 7:45pm
Ghosts Play at Putney

Ghosts Ibsen's play about a widow about to dedicate an orphanage she has built to the memory of her late
husband. But slowly the hidden family secrets are revealed, leading to devastating consequences.£14, concs £10.

Venue:
Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW.
Saturday, 21 October 2017 - 3:00pm
Surrey Opera

World Première production of The Life to Come by Louis Mander and Stephen Fry – based on the short story by E. M. Forster – fully staged with orchestra! Performances at Trinity School, Croydon at 3.0pm and 7.45pm.

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 9:30am
FILM: Victoria and Abdul 2.30pm Croydon

Judy Dench stars in the little-known story of the relationship between Queen Victoria and her Indian servant Abdul Karim. At the David Lean Cinema, Croydon Clock tower, Katharine Street,Croydon. Meet at box office upstairs. ( Preceded at 1pm by an optional meal in The George,(Wetherspoon’s), 17 George Street, CR0 1LA.) Tickets £8, (concs £6.50). To book, contact Terry on 020 8674 5191 by 18 September.

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 7:45pm
PLAY: Drakul 7.45pm Balham

Join SLG members for a play adapted from Bram Stoker's novel, Count Drakula's influence is growing across London, and Mina and a group of near-strangers band together to rid the world of the Un-Dead terror. Southside Players at Balham. Tickets £10 concs £7.50.

Venue:
Chestnut Grove Academy, 45 Chestnut Grove, Balham, SW12 8JZ
Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Speak my Language and other stories by Torsen Højer.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Saturday, 28 October 2017 - 7:30pm
C.A.G.S Party at Peter's (Selsdon)

Peter invites group members to his party in South Croydon (Selsdon).Start at 7:30 and finish 11pm. Bring some drink and £4 .Please advise Peter by Thursday26th.

Bus 64 takes you from East Croydon station to Selsdon Shops (then get out next stop,Primary school).

Wednesday, 1 November 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Two-course lunch for LGBT people over 50. £7. Meals provided by UNACC (Upper Norwood Association for Community Care). Booking required: note....PHONE UNACC on 020 8771 6886 by 12 noon of the day before, saying whether you'd like the vegetarian option. Don't forget to mention you're with Silver Rainbow.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
Friday, 3 November 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Tuesday, 7 November 2017 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Pub evening Balham

Inter-group pub evening in Balham Wetherspoons, (opposite Balham tube and rail stations). Food available until 10pm.

Venue:
the Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road,SW12 0BP
Wednesday, 8 November 2017 (All day)
LGBT History Month 2018 pre-launch

More details later. The 2018 theme is "Geography – Mapping the world".

Venue:
Liverpool Musuem
Thursday, 9 November 2017 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting and AGM

Croydon's LGBT police consultation group. All local LGBT people welcome.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (Room F4).
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 8:00pm
S.L.G Monthly meeting

8pm Bread and Roses Jean Genet: Do we really understand him? SLG member John Carter reviews the life and work of this
gay French social outcast and thief turned novelist and playwright.

Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

CAGS lunch group,Usually about 10 dining together, all welcome to join.Cheap Wetherspoons pub near Crystal Palace.

Venue:
The Postal Order, 32-33 Westow Street, Upper Norwood SE19 3RW. (Wetherspoons)
Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 7:00pm
C.A.G.S.Wine and Cheese party PROVISIONAL check with Pat before newsletter is sent out

Pat offers us a Wine and Cheese party in South Croydon (Brighton road). Bring a bottle and £3 for the food costs Book by Thursday 16th please.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting John Carter

John Carter, a confirmed atheist, will give a critique of religion from an LGBT perspective. He has promised to send me a title and an outline later. (The week before he talks to us, he will be speaking to the SLG meeting about Jean Genet.)

Venue:
Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Blood Relatives by Steven Alcock.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 6 December 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Two-course lunch for LGBT people over 50. £7. Meals provided by UNACC (Upper Norwood Association for Community Care). Booking required: note....PHONE UNACC on 020 8771 6886 by 12 noon of the day before, saying whether you'd like the vegetarian option. Don't forget to mention you're with Silver Rainbow.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
Friday, 8 December 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Meeting (Christmas Party ?)

Party for all LGBT asylum seekers and their supporters.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon station)
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Not my Father's Son by Alan Cumming.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal Lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome

Venue:
The Boulevard, Ruskin Parade, South Croydon CR2 6PW
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting

Croydon's LGBT police consultation group (provisional date). All local LGBT people welcome.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (Room to be confirmed).
Thursday, 1 February 2018 - 5:00pm
LGBT History Month Civic Launch Event 2018

Further details to follow.

Venue:
The Braithwaite Hall, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET
Saturday, 28 April 2018 - 11:15am
SLAGO Away Day trip to Brighton

Our annual trip to Brighton for members of all SLAGO groups (provisional Date). More details later.