LGBT History Month 2014
A brief trip through LGBT History, celebrating the beginning of February as LGBT History Month. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year's theme is "music".
There will be three displays all month in Croydon Library, one showcasing the various local LGBT groups, one highlighting The Bridge, Croydon's LGBT youth club, and one illustrating the history of British LGBT Music (the national theme for this year's History Month).
The second event in the 2013–14 SLAGO Cup competition. All the SLAGO groups are invited to compete. Starting promptly at 2:30; to be followed by a local pub meal.
Formal Launch with drinks, reception and guest speakers – Donald Forde – Head of Crystal Palace FC Foundation, Representatives from the FA, FL, PFA and PL. Book your place at email@example.com.
To celebrate the launch of the 2014 Football v Homophobia Month of Action. Details and registration http://www.worldcupfvh.eventbrite.co.uk.
Discover more about Surrey's musical LBGT connections with Dame Ethel Smyth, composer and suffragette, and Sir Peter Pears, tenor and partner of Sir Benjamin Britten. Free display during opening hours.
For gay men and lesbians over 50.
Readings, poems, choir, performance. With participation from BRIT School, Shirley High and Rainbow Singers Across Borders. Light refreshments provided. Book your place with firstname.lastname@example.org.
For LGBT asylum seekers.
A fascinating documentary film using clips from Hollywood movies to illustrate gay and lesbian themes within them. 7:30pm for a sharp start at 8pm. Our contribution to LGBT History Month.
Monthly get-together at our usual venue.
The borough police commander, Ch Supt Dave Musker, will be answering questions from members of the LGBT community.
SLG member John Dixon reads a selection from over 60 of Ivor's poems, which remained unpublished when he died. The evening will include reminiscences from friends and recordings of Ivor reading his own work.
A visit to this museum showing domestic interiors through the ages, Nearest station Hoxton (London Overground). Free admission. Meet at the museum but let Steve know you're coming. Optional meal afterwards at Wetherspoons.
LGBT History Month event commemorating CHE's Burnley public meeting (30 July 1971, chaired by the late Ray Gosling).
Ian Gledhill presents an engrossing history of San Francisco's transport systems. £6 to include buffet (by Mark). Please contact Chris after 2 February but before 12 February.
The story of gay rights icon, Bette Bourne, and a group of friends, performers and activists, who took on the establishment with high heels and lipstick, playing a vital role in exposing gay life in the 1970s and 80s. 6:30pm for a sharp start at 7. Free of charge and open to all. A CAGS event for LGBT History Month, supported by Croydon Council.
For lesbians and gay men over 50. Booking required: email@example.com or leave a message on 07594 572 623.
New friendly group for trans people, specially aimed at beginners, organised by Croydon Trans Group. Phone 07801 414 887 for more details.
Croydon Unitarians are holding a special service for LGBT History Month. All LGBT people warmly invited.
No charge, open to all. Speakers will include Peter Kelley of Galop, Jack Gilbert of Rainbow Hamlets, and Peter Scott-Presland reading from the latest chapter of his book about the history of CHE and its times. Light refreshments provided.
Croydon's LGBT reading group. Our Anniversary celebration, with special guest Stevie Henden, author of The Lost Boy: The Doodlebugs and the Mysterious Number 80.
Black History Month Closing Night. 'Rage and Desire' presents the film “Finding Home”. 7pm - 9pm (doors open 6.30pm for food & wine). Has involved members of Rainbows Across Borders and their Chorus will be performing on the night. Shows the lives of BME migrant, refugee and asylum seekers, which gives voice to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people who have made Southwark their home, offering future role models. More info. and to book tickets https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rage-and-desire-presents-finding-home-tic...