Join SLG group for this trip. Meet up with Ken and Leanne to spend the day in this attractive seaside town. We are catching the 10.40 train (front carriage) from Victoria arriving at 12.31. We will go for lunch in The Charles Dickens, 5-6 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 1QS then spend the afternoon exploring the town. – (Direct return trains leave Broadstairs at 54 mins.past each hour.)
Croydon Area Gay Society
Rupert Everett's dramatisation of the final tragic years of Oscar Wilde's life.The film will be showing at HMV Curzon Wimbledon, 2nd floor, 23 The Broadway, SW19 1RE (NOT to be confused with the Odeon Wimbledon) next Thursday 2 August.£9.50 concs. Unreserved seating.Show time is 12,40pm so we meet at the box office by 12.30pm and buy our own tickets.Preceded by optional snacks/ drinkettes at 11.45am at the Wibbas Down Inn (Wetherspoons), 6 Gladstone Road, SW19 1QT.
On Sunday 12 August the London Gay Men's Chorus Ensemble performs at the Camden Fringe Festival . Performances at 6pm and 7.45pm, tickets £12 and £10 concs. Upstairs at the Gatehouse pub, Highgate West Hill, Highgate, N6 4BD. Book online.
Every Sunday CAGS tennis group meet at the Crystal Palace arena. Details from Jim.
at the Dog & Bull, Surrey Street, in central Croydon, beginning at around 9.30 p.m. To check on times or other information, call
Set against the stifling conformity of pre-World War I English society, E.M. Forster's Maurice is a story of coming to terms with one's sexuality and identity in the face of disapproval and misunderstanding.British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Join SLG group meet by Box Office by 5.35pm. Tickets £7.20 (concs).
Refurbished Garden Museum (next to Lambeth Palace), currently an exhibition of art by Cedric Morris,botanist and cultivator of new flower varieties. Meet 2.30pm at the entrance on Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7LB (Vauxhall or Waterloo stations). Admission £10 / £8.50 Seniors. Optional lunch beforehand from 12.30pm at the nearby Windmill pub, 44 Lambeth High Street SE1 7JS.
Jeremy Kingston, playwright, critic and poet, will be talking about being a poet and also growing up as gay in the mid - 20th century. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church,very near Aldgate tube.
Moliere's 17th century comedy of manners, focusing on a man who is quick to criticize the faults of others,yet remains blind to his own. The South London Theatre, The Old Fire Station, 2A Norwood High Street,SE27 9NS. Near West Norwood Station. Book your own ticket online via http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £12, £9 concession.
Part of Green Chain walk. Matthew will lead us on the walk (about 5 miles) taking in some parks,quiet streets, Beckenham Place park and the River Ravensbourne. Mostly flat and on good paths.Bring a picnic lunch for in the park and then carry on to finish in Beckenham for a pub stop if wanted. Return to Croydon by tram.Meet at East Croydon station ticket hall at 10.45 to catch the 10.57 train to Sydenham station arriving 11.10