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.
Croydon Area Gay Society
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mark Goldby, Artist has been commissioned to develop an exhibition in the atrium of the Clocktower Building. The exhibition opens Saturday July 6th and runs until Saturday July 27th.The exhibition includes aspects of the history of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence & the Sisterhood as seen in contemporary manifestation by the Bristol House of the Order. I think they'll also be yours truly( group member Ray) portrayed in days gone by as Mother Molly campaigning for equal rights & against homophobia.