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Events for next CAGS Newsletter

The following list shows events to be included in the current or forthcoming CAGS Newsletter and may exclude current month events.

Fri 24th Jan 7:00 pm FREE FILM ! Priscilla queen of the desert

Merton are organising some free Gay Films.. Ring Michelle to find out more.Otherwise just turn up.Please do go along to support these council initiatives.

Wimbledon Arts Space, Compton Road,WIMBLEDON, LONDON SW19 7QA
Thu 30th Jan 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

Meet for 2.30 – 4.00 pm Last Thursday in the month except for 2nd Thursday in December.This month the group will be discussing Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Fri 31st Jan 12:30 pm SLG Exhibition Wildlife Photography

Join SLG members at 12.30pm / 2.30pm South Kensington We visit the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition to see some of the world's best nature photography. At the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD. Tickets £13.95, concs £10.95.Meet at 2.30pm at the exhibition entrance inside the museum. Preceded by optional lunch from 12.30pm at The Hour Glass pub 279-283 Brompton Road, SW3 2DY (a short walk from South Kensington Tube station).

Fri 31st Jan 7:00 pm FREE FILM Dallas Buyers Club

Merton are organising some free LGBT+ Films.. Ring Michelle Michelle on 07950 308 033 to find out more, or just turn up. Please support these council initiatives.

.Wimbledon Arts Space, Compton Road,WIMBLEDON, LONDON SW19 7QA
Tue 4th Feb 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch and Concert

Lunch at Fairfield Hall's Foyer, East Croydon, with Free Concert at 1.05 pm: Anna Crawford – Cello, with Ana Manastireanu – Piano. https://www.fairfield.co.uk/whats-on/lmp-lunchtime-concert-cello-piano-r... Let Louis know you're coming, and we’ll save a seat for you: maingardlouis@gmail.com Concert lasts 50 mins.

Arnhem Foyer, Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon CR9 1DG
Tue 4th Feb 7:30 pm SLG Evening Dinner

Join SLG members for DINNER 7.30pm Tooting A return visit to the Radha Krishna Bhavan South Indian Restaurant, 86 Tooting High Street, SW17 0RN (opposite Sainsbury's). Tube: Tooting Broadway. Authentic cuisine at very reasonable prices.

Thu 6th Feb 6:30 pm LGBT History Month Civic Launch

To mark the event's move to the newly refurbished Fairfield Halls, we will begin with an open forum to discuss how LGBT people and issues are represented in performance. At around 7.40 pm, we will move into the Arnhem Foyer for a celebratory performance which will feature Rainbows Singers Across Borders, Katie Rose, Sarah Fisher and the Welcome Choir, and others. At the end of the performances, DJ Ritu will play a set during which people are encouraged to network.Free tea and nibbles will be provided. To obtain FREE tickets for this event, please go to https://croydonlgbthm2020.eventbrite.co.uk

The Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon CR9 1DG
Fri 7th Feb 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

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

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).
Sat 8th Feb 7:00 pm Free Film: Call Me By Your Name

Merton are putting on some free LGBT+ Films. Please support this valuable initiative!

Wimbledon Arts Space, Compton Road, Wimbledon SW19 7QA
Sun 9th Feb 6:00 pm SLG visit South Bank James Dean Movie

Join SLG for East of Eden film starring James Dean as a troubled young man who wages a desperate struggle against his brother to win his father's love. British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 5.45pm. Tickets £8.20 (concs).

Mon 10th Feb 8:00 pm CAGS Committee Meeting

All members welcome to attend especially if you want to help in our 50th Anniversary planning.

Tue 11th Feb 8:00 pm SLG Monthly Meeting

Join SLG group for their monthly meeting (free). 'Entertaining the Troops: From 1979 to 1988' Consenting Adults in Public was one of the leading Lesbian and Gay Theatre Companies in England. While Gay Sweatshop battled with the Arts Council for funding, this Community Theatre group performed plays, cabaret and musicals in theatres and for Student Unions and Gay Groups up and down the country, including two visits to the Edinburgh Fringe.Peter Scott-Presland, the Vera Lynn of the gay movement and founder of the group as Eric Presland, tells the story of the highlights and lowlights of a rollercoaster existence.

Bread and Roses is at 68 Clapham Manor Street, a turning off Clapham High St. SW4 6DZ, (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
Wed 12th Feb 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

Enjoy an inexpensive lunch in friendly surroundings.

The Pear Tree, Brighton Road, Purley CR8 2LN
Wed 12th Feb 7:45 pm PLAY: The Duchess of Malfi

Join SLG members at 7.45pm in Putney for John Webster’s electrifying revenge tragedy about rage, resistance and a deadly lust for power.

Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14, concs £10
Fri 14th Feb 7:00 pm FREE FILM Beautiful Thing

Merton are putting on some free LGBT+Films. Please support this valuable initiative!

Colour House Theatre, Watermill Way. Colliers Wood, SW19 2RD
Sat 15th Feb 12:00 pm CAGS Saturday Lunch

Lunch at Mcdermott’s Fish and Chip Restaurant, Forestdale Shopping Centre, CR0 9AS. Meet at 11:30 at East Croydon Tram Stop to travel to the restaurant. Parking is available nearby. The restaurant opens at 12:00 and is VERY POPULAR so we need to arrive promptly!

Tue 18th Feb 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch and Concert

Lunch at Fairfield Hall's Foyer, East Croydon, with Free Concert at 1.05 pm: Gildas Quartet perform string quartets by Mozart & Janacek. https://www.fairfield.co.uk/whats-on/lmp-lunchtime-concert-gildas-quartet/ Let Louis know you're coming, and we’ll save a seat for you: maingardlouis@gmail.com Concert lasts 50 mins.

Arnhem Foyer, Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon CR9 1DG
Tue 18th Feb 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Project Adorno present Brontë Beat, a performance collage weaving the facts of their lives with the myths of their fiction. Comprising original songs, film, ambient sounds and spoken word, it explores the multi-faceted world of the Brontës through an electro-pop lens – from their early dabblings in “scribblemania” to the success of their novels and the fascinating history of their all too brief lives. The piece also includes interview extracts from people connected to the literature, landscape and places associated with the Brontë story. All welcome, no charge.

The Spread Eagle, 39 - 41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wed 19th Feb 7:45 pm PLAY: Richard III

Join SLG to see Shakespeare’s Richard III set in the nineteen-thirties. Presented by the Southside Players at Chestnut Grove Academy, 45 Chestnut Grove, Balham, SW12 8JZ. Tickets £12 concs £9.

Thu 20th Feb 7:30 pm 3F (OneBodyOneFaith) MEETING

7.00 for 7.30pm Aldgate Revd Jide Macaulay taks about his work with the House of Rainbow and the Kaleidoscope Trust. Meet at St Botolphs church close to Aldgate Tube station

Fri 21st Feb 7:00 pm FREE FILM The Colour Purple

Merton are putting on some free diversity films. Please support this valuable initiative!

Wimbledon Arts Space, Compton Road,Wimbledon, London, SW19 7QA
Mon 24th Feb 8:00 pm to Sat 29th Feb 8:00 pm Play: Home

CAGS Chairman David Page directs this fascinating play by David Storey. Please note that the venue is within West Wickham Playing Fields. All welcome!

West Wickham Theatre Centre, Corkscrew Hill, West Wickham, BR4 9BA
Wed 26th Feb 7:00 pm CAGS Bring a Plate Party

Malcolm in West Norwood has kindly offered to host a party providing we bring the food and drink to share so no admission to pay.This always results in an interesting array of food but never the same amazingly.Bring enough of the same thing that fills the plate (or tin). Cakes,salad, fruit, bread,cheese,meats,crisps,pate, trifle, are some examples.Open to all members so a carton of drink and some crackers is enough for our less well off members.

Thu 27th Feb 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group Monthly Meeting

Meet for 2.30 – 4.00 pm Last Thursday in the month except for 2nd Thursday in December.This month the group will be discussing ..'XX' byAngela Chadwick

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Fri 28th Feb 7:00 pm FREE FILM 'Pride'

An iconic film, not to be missed! Merton are putting on some free LGBT+ Films. Please support this valuable initiative!

Colour House Theatre, Watermill Way Colliers Wood, SW19 2RD
Sun 1st Mar 11:00 am Visit to Croydon Airport Visitors Centre

Croydon Airport Visit to the visitors centre open day .The worlds first International Airline Terminal. And fully restored 1930’s control tower.
Meet at the Airport 11am. Take 119 or 289 and alight at The Colonnades. Look out for the De Havilland Heron Airliner.

Fri 6th Mar 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

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

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).
Mon 9th Mar 12:30 pm CAGS Committee meeting.

All group members welcome to join the meeting to discuss future events.A t David's in East Croydon. Prompt arrival please and tell David you're coming.

Wed 11th Mar 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

Enjoy an excellent but inexpensive lunch at one of the best old pubs in the area. If using pubic transport, take the 403 bus from opposite the Whitgift Centre or outside the Fairfield Halls, and get off at Warlingham Green. An event not to be missed!

The White Lion, 3 Farleigh Road, Warlingham, CR6 9EG
Tue 17th Mar 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Details to be confirmed.

The Spread Eagle, 39 - 41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Sat 21st Mar 7:00 pm CAGS Cheese and Wine Party

Cheese and Wine party hosted by David in East Croydon. Please bring a bottle/drink and £3 towards the food.

Fri 3rd Apr 1:30 pm Rainbows across Borders Monthly Meeting

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

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).
Tue 21st Apr 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Details to be confirmed

The Spread Eagle, 39 - 41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Fri 1st May 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders

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

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).
Tue 19th May 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Details to be confirmed.

The Spread Eagle, 39 - 41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Tue 16th Jun 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Details to be confirmed.

The Spread Eagle, 39 - 41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Fri 3rd Jul 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders. Monthly meeting.

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further information,7th August

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).
Sat 18th Jul 12:00 pm Croydon Pridefest 2020

More details later.

Fri 7th Aug 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation.

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).
Fri 4th Sep 1:30 pm Rainbows across borders Monthly meeting.

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation.

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).
Fri 2nd Oct 1:30 pm Rainbows across borders Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation.

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).
Fri 6th Nov 2:30 pm Rainbows across borders Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation.

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).
Fri 4th Dec 1:30 pm Rainbows across borders. Monthly meeting

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation.

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near W. Croydon Station).