The CAGS banner was proudly carried in the Pride March in 1996 and 1997 (the picture is thought to be from 1996).
Croydon Area Gay Society
Croydon Council hosted a "Celebrating Diversity" day with an exhibition in the Braithwaite Hall on 13 march 1999. The LGBT stall featured several local groups, including CAGS, Croydon Friend, Palace Pinks and the Croydon Lesbian and Gay Forum.
For IDAHO 2012 CAGS put on an event near Queen Victoria's statute in Katharine Street. CAGS members sent congratulations to the Queen on her Diamond Jubilee, while recalling tha 40 Commonwealth countried still penalise homosexuality. In the evening there was a debate about gay marriage at the Unitarian Church.
Patrick Strudwick, award-winning journalist, political columnist at Gay Times told the meeting how he had exposed therapists and religious groups that claimed to "cure" people of homosexuality. See the CAGS Press Release for more details.
Ivor Treby, noted gay poet, read some of his poems, interspersed with stories of his life and how he came to write the poems, at the Brief Encounter event at the Spread Eagle.
An evening of inspirational music to herald London's first World Pride.
Suggestion donation £10 in aid of London Gay Mens's Chorus and Kaleidoscope.
Soem CAGS members will be meeting outside the main door around 6:30.
Croydon's LGBT reading group. We'll be discussing Maurice by E M Forster.
A private party, with SLG and CAGS members, and friends. Buffet provided.
Rounding off the summer tennis season.
An evening of classical CDs. Programme arranged by host.