LGBT Croydon

Resources and support groups for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans people in the London Borough of Croydon

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LGBT History Month 2015

Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 11:00am

Life and achievements of Alan Turing, .....breaking the enigma code (which it is claimed ended the second world war two years earlier than expected), his profound work on computer sciences and the persecution he suffered as a gay man.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET. 11AM
Sunday, 1 February 2015 (All day) to Saturday, 28 February 2015 (All day)

Celebrating the lives and achievements of LGBT people. With displays all month in Croydon Library.

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 - 8:00pm
Robert Brown

Robert will be bringing his book Through the eyes of Others, a collection of poems, photography, short stories, artwork and history from within and without the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community and their friends.

Spread Eagle, Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 4:00pm

Launch event for Croydon's LGBT History Month celebrations. All details subject to confirmation. Please note change of date.

The Braithwaite Hall, Croydon Clocktower
Friday, 6 February 2015 - 1:00pm

The regular monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers.Meetings start at 1pm at the CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, West Croydon (West Croydon Train Station & Tram Stop are a 5 minute walk to the CVA Resource Centre)

Saturday, 7 February 2015 - 7:30pm

An evening of storytelling with The Not So Lovelies, a lesbian drama group focusing on stories around the LGBT community. Tickets £5.

Spread Eagle, Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 8:00pm
Relating our History

SLG member Tony Walton talks about the research involved to produce the three books he has edited: Out of the Shadows, Agadir to my Heart and Up the Kasbah. (This is the SLG contribution to LGBT History month.)

The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 7:00pm

A performance collage comprising original songs, film, interviews, ambient sounds and spoken word celebrating the life and work of Derek Jarman, film makers, painter, gay rights activist, author, gardener. First performed at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014.

Thornton Heath Library, 190 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath CR7 7JB
Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 7:30pm
Hockney (15)

David Hockney, six decades of his paintings inc. New York and California in the 1960s, Grand Canyon series & Yorkshire landscapes. Shows connections between his art and his relationships.Tickets £7.50 (concs £6). Book online via or at Croydon Visitor Centre near East Croydon Station.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET. 2:30 and 7:30 pm
Saturday, 14 February 2015 (All day) to Sunday, 15 February 2015 (All day)

Two days of LGBT history. To include the launch of Volume One of Peter Scott-Presland's book Amiable Warriors, the history of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality.

Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Amiable Warriors

Launch of Amiable Warriors, a history of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality and its times, Volume One,by Peter Scott-Presland. Includes an account of the founding of Croydon CHE Group. No charge, but if you'd like to come along, please e-mail as soon as possible. The author will also be reading from and signing books earlier in the day, as part of the Festival of LGBT History.

Villaggio restaurant, 44 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3WD (upstairs room)
Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 8:00pm
The new name for Croydon Trans Group

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

Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 11:00am

Design and make a rainbow badge. 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm.

Museum of Croydon, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 12:00pm

For lesbians and gay men over 50.

The Rectory, 908 - 912 Brighton Road, Purley CR8 2LN (next to the United reformed Church)
Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 5:00pm

An informal gathering of young people to meet and chat about LGBT related issues. With a sharing of poetry by a local artist.If possible please bring a duvet, hot chocolate and biscuits will be provided.Starts at 17:00 Ends 19:00. CONTACT DETAILS:To register or seek further information please contact Will Rennison

Reception at BRIT School for the Performing Arts & Technology 60 The Crescent Croydon CR0 2HN
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 2:30pm

We'll be discussing Mr Clive and Mr Page by Neil Bartlett.In February the reading group will be celebrating their Fourth Anniversary as part of LGBT History Month.)

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 7:30pm

LGBT History Month. Pride retells the extraordinary true story of the support leant to striking Welsh miners by the LGBT community.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET. 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Friday, 27 February 2015 - 7:30pm

At the Spread Eagle a one woman comedy show by Rosie Wilby.Part of LGBT History month. £10 admisssion,

Spread Eagle Pub, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 4 March 2015 - 12:00pm

For lesbians and gay men over 50. Booking required: or leave a message on 07594 572 623. Cost £7

The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
Thursday, 26 November 2015 (All day)

Pre-launch event for next year's LGBT History Month.3:30–7:30pm Marketplace for LGBT stakeholders in the Old Hall (Ross manning the CHE stall).4:30–6pm FREE Workshops/CPD for Teachers, Youth Workers, Faith Group Leaders & Librarians. 7:30–9:15pm The ‘Showcase’ in the Fitzpatrick Hall see website for more on 2016 theme of Religion, Belief and Philosophy (tickets £5).

Queens' College, Cambridge CB3 9ET

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