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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.

Thu 25th Jul 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing Gentleman Jack: a Biography of Anne Lister by Angela Steidele.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Mon 29th Jul 3:30 pm Merton Afternoon tea social

Leigh invites CAGS members to join him at Merton Silver Rainbow launch (new club for older LGBT+ people – Merton Silver Rainbows.) They'’ll be hosting a free afternoon tea at the centre to meet people from the community and find out more about activities that might interest you. Leigh ( from Waterside ) welcomes you back to his new venture.The Elmwood Centre is centrally located in Mitcham, London Road and is very easy to get to by public transport. 264 bus stop from Croydon is 4 minutes’ walk and Mitcham Tram is 8 minutes’ walk. Many other buses stop right outside the centre from Purley (127) Lambeth, Wandsworth and Sutton areas. Age UK Merton are interested in finding out views of LGBTQ + people in Merton and surrounding boroughs about services for those 50+ .It will give you a chance to come and see the Elmwood Centre where Leigh is now based! He Hopes to see you there and please spread the word to your friends .

Age UK Merton - Elmwood Centre, 277 London Road, Mitcham , Surrey CR4 3NT
Fri 2nd Aug 1:30 pm Rainbows across borders

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

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Sat 3rd Aug (All day) Brighton Pride

Beginning as usual at 11am at Hove Lawns on the seafront, the parade will pass easterly along Kings Road on the seafront turning left up West Street. It will go past the clock tower up Queens Road turning right down North Road. At the bottom of North Road the Parade will turn left and join the old route to process up Gloucester Place and London Road finishing in Preston Park.The parade is now full and unless you have got tickets from their website... Brighton Pride...you will have to watch from the sidelines. Use their website to buy tickets (pricey £40 ) for Preston Park where the stage is.Celebrating 50 years since Stonewall.

Sun 4th Aug 12:15 pm CROWN PUB / SHIRLEY WINDMILL

A chance to visit this local landmark and its free ! Some stair climbing to do though. Postmill Close, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5DY, About 2 miles from East Croydon station.Catch bus 119,130, 194, 198, from bus station there to Wickham road. For 12:15 Lunch, meet at the Shirley Crown pub at 158 Wickham Rd, Croydon CR0 8BF. We should then walk 5 mins and be at the Windmill around 2pm, so those not dining can join us there.

Sun 4th Aug 7:45 pm PLAY: Bad Jews 7.45pm Putney

PLAY: Bad Jews 7.45pm Rehearsed reading. A dark comedy in which three cousins, all with very different religious beliefs, fight over a Jewish necklace that belonged to their recently deceased grandfather.

Putney Arts Theatre,Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14, concs £10.
Wed 7th Aug 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch club

A friendly, inexpensive lunch at the ClockTower Cafe next to the Town Hall in Katherine Street.

Thu 8th Aug 12:30 pm DULWICH GALLERY / PAVILION

The Summer Pavilion is a colourful focus in the grounds of the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Join SLG for snacks in the Café from 12.30pm. Various exhibitions are on view inside the gallery; entry costs around £15, depending on concessions etc. but the pavilion, grounds and café are accessible free of charge.

Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London SE21 7AD
Sat 10th Aug 8:00 pm TransPALS social night

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

Sun 11th Aug 3:00 pm Film: Are You Proud

Combining rare archive footage with interviews from leading campaigners, ARE YOU PROUD? charts the LGBTQ+ movement’s momentous journey towards equality. We are delighted to welcome director Ashley Joiner for a post-screening Q&A.In association with Wandsworth LGBT Forum.

Clapham Picture House, 76 Venn Street, London SW4 0AT
Mon 12th Aug 12:30 pm CAGS Committee Meeting

All members welcome to join in and make suggestions.David's house is near East Croydon station.Prompt start and tell him you are coming please.

Wed 14th Aug 11:15 am SLG WINDSOR DAY TRIP

Join SLG group in a trip to Windsor . Historic royal town. We are catching the 11.08 train from Clapham Junc (or 11.11 from Putney) arriving at Windsor & Eton Riverside Station at 11.51. After a short stroll we will have lunch at about 12.30pm at the King and Castle Wetherspoons pub, 15-16, Thames St, SL4 1PL. We then spend the afternoon exploring the town, perhaps visiting the castle. Return time is flexible, trains every 30 mins.

Thu 15th Aug 7:00 pm 3F (OneBodyOneFaith) MEETING

7.00 for 7.30pm start. Stuart Feather, gay author and historian, talks about Gay Liberation Front’s response to the Festival of Light in the 1970’s. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube.

Mon 19th Aug 7:00 pm 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 at reception for the Aurora Meeting room.

Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (Room G4)
Tue 20th Aug 8:00 pm No Main CAGS Meeting Today

As we have no speaker, we have cancelled the meeting. Instead we'll have a drink together at Wetherspoons Milan Bar, downstairs from 8.00pm.

Milan Bar, High Street, Croydon
Thu 22nd Aug 11:00 am BP PORTRAIT AWARDS

Join SLG visiting this free annual exhibition of portraits by promising young artists is always worth seeing. Meet at the entrance of National Portrait Gallery in St Martin’s Place, near Trafalgar Square. Followed at 12.30pm by optional lunch at the Joy King Lau (Chinese) 3 Leicester Street, WC2H 7BL

Fri 23rd Aug 7:00 pm CAGS Classical Music Evening

All members welcome to Join Tony and Peter for a classical selection of music.Please arrive at 7 for 7.30 start at Tony's house.

Thu 29th Aug 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing End of Eddy by Edouard Louis.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Tue 3rd Sep 8:00 pm Inter group Pub evening

All members welcome to eat and drink together in a friendly mixed pub.

Crown and Sceptre, 2a Streatham Hill, SW2 4AH (junction with South Circular).Between Brixton Tube & Streatham Hill rail station.Near Brixton bus garage.
Wed 4th Sep 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch club

Join CAGS members for a cheap friendly lunch at the Crown & Sceptre, Junction Road, South Croydon CR2 6RB

Fri 6th Sep 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders

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

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

All members welcome to attend and suggest items.At David's in East Croydon. Prompt start please and tell David you are coming

Tue 10th Sep 8:00 pm SLG Monthly meeting Pride: the story of the LGBTQ Equality Movement:

Join SLG members for their monthly meeting (free) Matthew Todd, journalist and former editor of Attitude magazine, talks about his recent book which documents the milestones in the fight for LGBTQ+ equality and draws on the personal testimonies of key figures in the struggle.

Bread and Roses is at 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, ( tubes: Clapham North or Common).Rail Clap. High St.
Sat 14th Sep 8:00 pm TransPALS social night

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

Tue 17th Sep 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly meeting

Monthly meeting speaker and date to be announced.

Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Sat 21st Sep 6:00 pm CAGS Cheese and Wine Party

David hosts a cheese and wine party with NOTE early start at 6PM . £3 for food and bring your own drink.Please advise him you are coming.

Thu 26th Sep 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing Natalie and Romaine by Diana Souhami.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Fri 27th Sep 7:00 pm 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.

Wed 2nd Oct 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch club

Join CAGS members for a cheap friendly lunch at The Postal Order, Westow Street, Upper Norwood SE19 3RY

Fri 4th Oct 1:30 pm Rainbows across borders

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

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Sat 12th Oct 8:00 pm TransPALS social night

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

Tue 15th Oct 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Speaker to be announced.Date to be confirmed.

Spread Eagle pub (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Thu 31st Oct 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime by Val McDermid.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Fri 1st Nov 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders

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

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Wed 6th Nov 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

Join CAGS members for a cheap friendly lunch at

Sat 9th Nov 8:00 pm TransPALS social night

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

Tue 19th Nov 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Date to be confirmed and speaker to be announced

Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Thu 21st Nov 7:00 pm 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.

Thu 28th Nov 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing The Well of Loneliness by Radcliffe Hall.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wed 4th Dec 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch club

Join CAGS members for the Christmas lunch at The Boulevard restaurant, Ruskin Parade, South Croydon CR2 6PW

Fri 6th Dec 1:30 pm Rainbows Across Borders

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

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Thu 12th Dec 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We will be discussing Genet: Biography of Janet Flanner by Brenda Wineapple.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Sat 14th Dec 8:00 pm TransPALS social night

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