Peter B. introduces us to a number of his favourite songs of the last fifty years, some performed by their writers, others interpreted by different artists. Hopefully (tech.working) these will mainly be on Youtube videos. At Ross's place in Purley. Snacks provided. £2 charge. We regret that this event has had to be cancelled owing to ill health.
Croydon Area Gay Society
All members welcome to attend to listen and contribute to the group's future plans. Please advise Ross if you would like to attend.
Tony Porter provides a brief look at gay folklore. Provisional date, depending on the availability of the venue.
Guest speaker will be author Mark Johnson, talking about his debut novel and how he came to write it. Changing Trains will transport you back to the 1980s, and one working class boy's coming-of-age journey of discovery and sexual self-awareness.After a busy week in the newsroom, editor Sam is looking forward to relaxing on his regular Eurostar journey from London to his second home in the south west of France.
Jeremy Kingston, playwright, poet and former theatre critic for Punch and The Times, will talk about his lifetime involvement with the theatre and read extracts from his poetry collections and the plays he has written.
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 ! Cross the river at Teddington lock and catch the 481 bus to close to the house in Fulwell . Meet outside RICHMOND station ticket hall when train arrives at 11:40am.
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.
Graeme invites us to his flat for an afternoon social in Upper Norwood. 2pm to 6pm. Admission £3
Pat offers us a Wine and Cheese party in South Croydon (Brighton road). Bring a bottle and £3 towards the food Book by Thursday 16th please space is limited.Note.....Early start and early finish