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LGBT Croydon — Future events

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting Blowing the Lid

Author Stuart Feather will tell us about giant cucumbers, fake nuns, dead light-bulbs; weapons of the first lesbian and gay sexual revolution whose demonstrations were colourful, camp, and bitingly sarcastic, wrong-footing authority at every turn. Maoists, Marxists, Radical Feminists and Radical Queens struggled to define the idea of gay liberation.

Venue:
The Spread Eagle, 39 - 41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 12:15pm
Visit to the lost treasures of Strawberry Hill House

A once-in-a-lifetime Exhibition of Horace Walpole’s Collection, in his famous, and recently restored, Georgian Gothic house.These items were sold in 1848, and are on loan to the house, from around the world.Exhibition closes on 26 February, and is open from 12 – 6 pm. Meet Louis at Strawberry Hill House & Garden, 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4ST (020 8744 1241). £16 per person (£14.40 for members of National trust, English Heritage, National Art Fund). You need to book a one-hour entry time online (e.g. 12.00-13.00, or 12.30-13.30, etc.) at: https://www.strawberryhillhouse.org.uk Some of us have already booked - a General Admission Ticket - to enter between 12.00-13.00, and will eat lunch together after, probably in the Cafe there. Nearest station: Strawberry Hill – 2 trains per hour, arriving, from Clapham Junction, at 7 mins & 37 mins past the hour. Then 8 minute walk, via Waldegrave Gardens. The House has a small car park.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 6:30pm
Dementia Friends Awareness Workshop

Dementia Friends is about learning more and the small ways you can help. Simple actions could be patience if someone ahead of you in the supermarket is struggling or ensuring a new building is dementia friendly. Help to create dementia friendly communities.

Venue:
Room G4, Croydon Town Hall, Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 7:45pm
Join SLG.... theatre play 'Closer'

A quartet of strangers in a sexual square dance - partners constantly swapped between desire and betrayal. Their lives intertwined over several years....a cynical look at modern times.Tickets £14 Concs £10.

Venue:
Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney SW 15 6AW
Thursday, 21 February 2019 - 7:00pm
3F (One body one faith ) Meeting

Claire and/or Sarah will talk about the work of E.London out project (ELOP), in particular exploring the needs of older LGBT + people. Meet at St Botolphs church near Aldgate Tube.

Friday, 22 February 2019 - 3:15pm
Gays the Word 40th Anniversary

Gay’s the Word is putting on a big event to mark our 40th anniversary at the British Library . There will be a stellar line-up including Damian Barr, Sarah Waters, Andrew McMillan, Richard Scott, VG Lee, Juno Dawson, Gregory Woods, Gay’s the Word’s Jim MacSweeney and many more.Very special evening celebrating the bookshop’s history .Book here: https://www.bl.uk/events/40-years-of-gays-the-word-a-celebration. £10 or £8 conc.

Monday, 25 February 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 for the Aurora Meeting room.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (Room F10)
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 7:00pm
Join SLG for a Portuguese restaurant meal.

Dine with SLG members at BLUE SEA restaurant 124, Clapham Road, SW9 0LA (corner of Dorset road). Stockwell tube. Buses 155 or 333.Good food at reasonable prices.

Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Guided tour of Little Holland House

Louis returns to Carshalton to see the Arts & Crafts House & Garden, created by Frank Dickinson, on principles of John Ruskin & William Morris. £6.50 includes Tea/Coffee & Cake at end of tour (Finishes at 4 pm). Book your ticket at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/historic-house-tour-tickets-52208615374?r... On leaving Carshalton Beeches station, turn left, and walk for 3 minutes up the main road. House is on left. Meet 2pm at Little Holland House 40 Beeches Avenue, Carshalton, SM5 3LW. Further info: ttps://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/little-holland-house.html

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

We will be discussing The Final Retreat by Stephen Hough.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 6:30pm
LGBT History Month

Chris Park of the Sutton LGBTQ+ Forum talks on this years LGBT History Month theme - Peace, Activism and Reconciliation, a little about his education seminars coming in 2019 and what to expect for 2020 for the LGBT History Project. Sutton Library 1st Floor, St Nicholas Way, Sutton SM1 1EA. Free admission.

Friday, 1 March 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).
Tuesday, 5 March 2019 - 8:00pm
PLAY Communicating Doors

Alan Ayckbourn's comedy-thriller follows a dominatrix as she flees for her life through a hotel room door only to find herself 20 years in the past. The South London Theatre, The Old Fire Station, 2A Norwood High Street, SE27 9NS. (West Norwood Station.) Book your ticket via 07701 055 602. £14, £11 concession or. http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/

Tuesday, 5 March 2019 - 8:00pm
SLAGO joint Pub Evening

Inter-group pub evening in the Crown and Sceptre (Wetherspoons), 2a Streatham Hill, SW2 4AH (junction with South Circular). Food available until 10pm.

Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Good food in a convivial atmosphere in one of our regular haunts.As well as the specialitiy pies, the menu includes some interesting new items at reasonable prices.

Venue:
The Spread Eagle, 39 - 41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thursday, 7 March 2019 - 8:45pm
South Bank FILM Sauvage

Join SLG group at Waterloo. A 22 year old male prostitute yearns for affection and falls in love with a fellow hustler – only to be violently rebuffed. In French with English subtitles. Warning: contains nudity and violence. British Film
Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 8.40pm. Tickets £11 (concs).

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

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

Monday, 11 March 2019 - 12:30pm
CAGS Committee meeting

All members welcome to join the committee meeting at David's in East Croydon. Please be prompt and reserve your place in advance.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 8:00pm
PLAY: Communicating doors

Alan Ayckbourn's time-travelling comedy-thriller follows a dominatrix as she flees for her life through a hotel room door only to find herself 20 years in the past. The South London Theatre, The Old Fire Station, 2A Norwood High Street, SE27 9NS. Near West Norwood Station. Book your own ticket online
via http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £14, £11 concession.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly meeting. SLAGO QUIZ

SLG stage the first of the SLAGO QUIZ meetings.Teams of 3 compete for prizes.Just turn up to fom teams.Points awarded to SLAGO trophy for every member attending.

Venue:
Bread and Roses is at 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street. (nearest tubes: Claphm North or Comm)
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 7:45pm
PLAY 'Touch'

Join SLG group to see a play at Putney 'Touch' A bisexual young woman has various encounters with lovers whose personalities (and turn-ons) cover a stark range in this funny and brutally honest play about sex, connection and control.

Venue:
Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14, concs £10.
Friday, 15 March 2019 - 2:00pm
John Ruskin Exhibition

Join SLG group to see John Ruskin: the Power of Seeing brings together over 190 paintings etc to illustrate how beauty shaped his radical views on culture and society. At 2 Temple Place, WC2R 3BD (meet at main entrance before 2pm.) [TEMPLE Tube.] Free admission. We have booked a self guided visit and need to confirm numbers in advance. Group can eat at Knights Templar (Wetherspoons) 95 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1DT, (off Carey street).beforehand,

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

Our speaker, Amanda McKerracher, will take us on a journey through the oldest parts of London, focusing on the women who have lived, worked and campaigned in the City of London from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. As well as the famous names, there are the countless, now forgotten working women whose stories deserve to be told ”.

Venue:
The Spread Eagle, 39 - 41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 8:00pm
PLAY Heather / Ten Men.

Join SLG group tp see a Double Bill 8pm Ten Men is the life of the actor/thug/criminal/alleged lover of Princess Margaret and possessor of a 12 inch member, John Bindon. Heather is about a best selling writer becoming more and more reclusive. Book your own ticket online via http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £12 £9 concession.

Venue:
South London Theatre, The Old Fire Station, 2A Norwood High Street, SE27 9NS. (West Norwood Station.)
Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 7:00pm
3F (OneBodyOneFaith) MEETING

7.00 for 7.30pm Return visit of Father Simon Buckley, Rector of St Anne’s Soho This time he will talk about his ministry in Soho and will lead a short Lenten meditation. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube.

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 7:00pm
SLG Nepalese Dinner

Join SLG group to visit Gurkha's Diner, 1 The Boulevard, Balham High Road, SW17 7BW (Corner of Elmfield Road) Balham tube.

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

We will be discussing Patience and Sarah by Isabel Miller.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Saturday, 30 March 2019 - 6:00pm
CAGS Cheese and Wine Party

David kindly hosts another of his party's in East Croydon..... a cheese and wine with NOTE early start at 6PM . £3 for food and bring your own drink.

Friday, 5 April 2019 - 1:30pm
Rainbows Across Borders

Monthly meeting and Committee Election; 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, 8 April 2019 - 12:30pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

Monthly group Committee meeting. All members welcome to come and join in with new ideas etc please be prompt and let David know you are coming.East Croydon.

Tuesday, 9 April 2019 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly Meeting

Improving Health and Social Care for LGBT+ People : A researcher from Kings College London talks about a new project looking into the experiences and preferences of LGBT+ people with serious illness when in communication with health and social care professionals.All welcome.

Saturday, 13 April 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

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

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

We will be discussing God in Pink by Hasan Namir.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 3 May 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, 11 May 2019 - 11:00am
SLAGO groups trip to EASTBOURNE

Groups combine for a day out to Eastbourne. Catch the 10:46 from Victoria, calling at Clapham Junc 10:53 and East Croydon 11:03. arrives Eastbourne 12:14. Travel in front carriage (train may split on route so make sure it is the front carriage of the right portion). Lunch in town and a drink before returning on half hourly train service.

Saturday, 11 May 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

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

Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing My Animals and Other Family by Clare Balding.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 7 June 2019 - 1:30pm
Rainbows Across Borders

Annual General Meeting 2018/19 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, 8 June 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

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

Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing Speak no Evil by Uzodinma Iwela.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 5 July 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, 6 July 2019 (All day)
London Pride

More details later

Saturday, 13 July 2019 (All day)
Croydon Pridefest 2019

The festival this year will again be in Wandle Park, preceded by a march through the town centre. More details have yet to be announced.

Saturday, 13 July 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

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

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly meeting Slago Quiz

Croydon host the SLAGO quiz round. Teams of 3 people arranged at the start so nobody left out.

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
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

More details later

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

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

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
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).
Saturday, 14 September 2019 - 8:00pm
TransPALS social night

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

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 everybody.

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.

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

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

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
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.