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 21st Sep 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for all CAGS members.

Sir Julian Huxley, Addington Road, Selsdon CR2 8LB (Wetherspoons).
Thu 21st Sep 7:30 pm 3F (OneBodyOneFaith) Meeting

Andrew Lumsden, gay editor/historian, speaks on the Labouchere Amendment of 1885.

St Botolph’s Church, Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AB
Wed 27th Sep 7:45 pm PLAY: The Seagull

Chekhov’s first great play reveals the full force of its comedy and cruelty, with each character deprived of the love or life they want most. £14 concs £10.

Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW.
Thu 28th Sep 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thu 28th Sep 4:45 pm PLAY: Jeeves and Wooster 8pm South Norwood

Bertie Wooster decides to stage a one-man show, only to discover on the evening nothing has gone to plan and the show is not quite ready. The South London Theatre, Stanley Halls, 12A South Norwood Hill, SE25 6AB. Near Norwood Junction Station. Book your own ticket online via
http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £12, £9 concession.

Fri 29th Sep 7:30 pm SLAGO Party

Come along and relax with members of the other SLAGO groups. £5 entrance to include food.

The Calthorpe Arms, (upstairs room), 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR
Sun 1st Oct 7:30 pm to Sat 21st Oct 7:30 pm
Play: Holding the Man

A play by Tommy Murphy, based on the memoir by Timothy Conigrave

It’s the love of a lifetime: Holding The Man charts the relationship of Tim and John from the first bursts of college love to John’s eventual AIDS-related death. Holding Both comic and tragic, it’s a beautiful study of emotion and sexuality. Above the Stag Theatre, Tickets available online at www.abovethestag.com.

Above the Stag, 17 Miles Street, London SW8 1RZ
Wed 4th Oct 12:00 pm Silver Rainbow Lunch

Two-course lunch for LGBT people over 50. £7. Meals provided by UNACC (Upper Norwood Association for Community Care). Booking required: note....PHONE UNACC on 020 8771 6886 by 12 noon of the day before, saying whether you'd like the vegetarian option. Don't forget to mention you're with Silver Rainbow.

The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
Fri 6th Oct 1:00 pm Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers. Black History Month.

CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (W. Croydon Station).
Fri 6th Oct 7:00 pm CAGS Classical Music evening

At Louis’s in East Croydon. Contact him for address and travel tips. Lifts to Louis’s place can be arranged if needed. Please bring a drink of your favourite tipple. Ends about, 9.30 pm.

Sat 7th Oct 2:00 pm CAGS afternoon tea party

Graeme invites us to his flat for an afternoon social in Upper Norwood. 2pm to 6pm. Admission £3

Mon 9th Oct 12:00 pm CAGS Committee Meeting

Come and join the Committee meeting at David's in East Croydon .Very early start at 12:00. PROMPT. You must inform David you would like to attend. Paid-up CAGS members only.

Tue 10th Oct 12:30 pm King's Cross Walk with SLG group

Mike leads a walk in the Kings Cross area. See very modern buildings but with some history, a nature reserve and some famous people mixed in! Optional lunch at 12.30pm at the Euston Flyer, 83-87 Euston Road, NW1 2RA. Walk starts at 2.00 pm outside the pub and willl take about 90 minutes, finishing at an interesting tavern.

Tue 17th Oct 8:00 pm S.L.G Annual General Meeting

S.L.G MONTHLY MEETING: AGM 8.00pm reasonably short, giving time to socialise after. The Bread and Roses pub is at 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street ( Clapham North or Common tube stations).

Tue 17th Oct 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

A meeting for all CAGS members and their friends. A Peter Scott-Presland talk on history and future of Pride.

The Spread Eagle. Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thu 19th Oct 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome.

The Windmill, 222 St James Road, Croydon CR0 2BW
Thu 19th Oct 7:00 pm 3F Meeting

3F (OneBodyOneFaith) MEETING 7.00 for 7.30pm Aldgate Chris Eldridge talks about the history and current activities of St Botolph's Church. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube. Contact is Tony on 020 8543 0898.

Thu 19th Oct 7:45 pm Ghosts Play at Putney

Ghosts Ibsen's play about a widow about to dedicate an orphanage she has built to the memory of her late husband. But slowly the hidden family secrets are revealed, leading to devastating consequences.£14, concs £10.

Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW.
Sat 21st Oct 3:00 pm Surrey Opera

World Première production of The Life to Come by Louis Mander and Stephen Fry – based on the short story by E. M. Forster – fully staged with orchestra! Performances at Trinity School, Croydon at 3.0pm and 7.45pm.

Mon 23rd Oct 11:45 am RICHMOND Walk and buffet

Chris & Abey invite you to walk from Richmond to their house (about 4.5 miles) for a buffet (£3 charge). Train from Clapham Jcn (to Reading on Plat 5) at 11:28. Easy walk along the Thames thru Twickers and the notorious Ham Fields ! Then street walking across Strawberry Hill or 290 bus to the house. Meet RICHMOND station ticket hall. 11:40am.

Tue 24th Oct 9:30 am FILM: Victoria and Abdul 2.30pm Croydon

Judy Dench stars in the story of the relationship between Queen Victoria and her Indian servant Abdul Karim. At the David Lean Cinema, Croydon Clock tower, Katharine Street. Meet at box office. (Preceded at 1.00 by an optional meal in The George, 17 George Street, CR0 1LA. Tickets £8, (concs £6.50). To book, contact Terry on 020 8674 5191 by 18 September.

Wed 25th Oct 7:45 pm PLAY: Drakul 7.45pm Balham

Join SLG members for a play adapted from Bram Stoker's novel, Count Drakula's influence is growing across London, and Mina and a group of near-strangers band together to rid the world of the Un-Dead terror. Southside Players at Balham. Tickets £10 concs £7.50.

Chestnut Grove Academy, 45 Chestnut Grove, Balham, SW12 8JZ
Thu 26th Oct 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Speak my Language and other stories by Torsen Højer.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Sat 28th Oct 7:30 pm C.A.G.S Party at Peter's

Peter invites group members to his party in South Croydon (Selsdon).Start at 7:30 and finish 11pm. Bring some drink and £4 .Please advise Thurs. 26th.

Wed 1st Nov 12:00 pm Silver Rainbow Lunch

Two-course lunch for LGBT people over 50. £7. Meals provided by UNACC (Upper Norwood Association for Community Care). Booking required: note....PHONE UNACC on 020 8771 6886 by 12 noon of the day before, saying whether you'd like the vegetarian option. Don't forget to mention you're with Silver Rainbow.

The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
Fri 3rd Nov 1:00 pm Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers.

CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Tue 7th Nov 8:00 pm SLAGO Pub evening Balham

Inter-group pub evening in Balham Wetherspoons, (opposite Balham tube and rail stations). Food available until 10pm.

the Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road,SW12 0BP
Wed 8th Nov (All day) LGBT History Month 2018 pre-launch

More details later. The 2018 theme is "Geography – Mapping the world".

Liverpool Musuem
Thu 9th Nov 7:00 pm Aurora meeting and AGM

Croydon's LGBT police consultation group. All local LGBT people welcome.

Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (Room F4).
Tue 14th Nov 8:00 pm S.L.G Monthly meeting

8pm Bread and Roses Jean Genet: Do we really understand him? SLG member John Carter reviews the life and work of this
gay French social outcast and thief turned novelist and playwright.

Thu 16th Nov 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

CAGS lunch group,Usually about 10 dining together, all welcome to join.Cheap Wetherspoons pub near Crystal Palace.

The Postal Order, 32-33 Westow Street, Upper Norwood SE19 3RW. (Wetherspoons)
Sat 18th Nov 7:00 pm C.A.G.S.Wine and Cheese party PROVISIONAL check with Pat before newsletter is sent out

Pat offers us a Wine and Cheese party in South Croydon (Brighton road). Bring a bottle and £3 for the food costs Book by Thursday 16th please.

Tue 21st Nov 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting John Carter

John Carter, a confirmed atheist, will give a critique of religion from an LGBT perspective. He has promised to send me a title and an outline later. (The week before he talks to us, he will be speaking to the SLG meeting about Jean Genet.)

Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Thu 30th Nov 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Blood Relatives by Steven Alcock.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wed 6th Dec 12:00 pm Silver Rainbow Lunch

Two-course lunch for LGBT people over 50. £7. Meals provided by UNACC (Upper Norwood Association for Community Care). Booking required: note....PHONE UNACC on 020 8771 6886 by 12 noon of the day before, saying whether you'd like the vegetarian option. Don't forget to mention you're with Silver Rainbow.

The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
Fri 8th Dec 1:00 pm Rainbows Across Borders Meeting (Christmas Party ?)

Party for all LGBT asylum seekers and their supporters.

CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon station)
Thu 14th Dec 2:30 pm Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Not my Father's Son by Alan Cumming.

Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thu 21st Dec 12:00 pm CAGS Lunch Club

Informal Lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome

The Boulevard, Ruskin Parade, South Croydon CR2 6PW
Mon 15th Jan 7:00 pm Aurora meeting

Croydon's LGBT police consultation group (provisional date). All local LGBT people welcome.

Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (Room to be confirmed).
Tue 16th Jan 8:00 pm C.A.G.S Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meeting

Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Thu 1st Feb 5:00 pm LGBT History Month Civic Launch Event 2018

Further details to follow.

The Braithwaite Hall, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET
Tue 27th Feb 8:00 pm CAGS Monthly Meeting

Derek Jarman group performance. PROVISIONAL

Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Tue 20th Mar 8:00 pm C.A.G.S Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meeting

Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Sat 28th Apr 11:15 am SLAGO Away Day trip to Brighton

Our annual trip to Brighton for members of all SLAGO groups (provisional Date). More details later.

Tue 15th May 8:00 pm C.A.G.S Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meeting

Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Tue 19th Jun 8:00 pm C.A.G.S Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meeting

Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.