In keeping with the LGBT History Month theme for 2016 of Religion, Belief and Philosophy. The speaker at CAGS' Brief Encounter event was Rev Art Lester of Croydon Unitarian Church.
Civic launch in the Braithwaite Hall, Croydon Clocktower.
The displays are all on the first floor this year,
Members of the various SLAGO groups will gather in Croydon. Note that these events have been switched to the third Wednesday of alternate months.
Romantic drama based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith (which was a Rainbow Reading Group book of the month recently). An additional showing as the January showings were fully booked. Book online via TicketSource - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/davidleancroydon.
Mansel Stimpson has been a film critic for What's on in London and Gay Times. He's currently chief reviewer and co-editor of the annual Film Review (http://www.filmreviewdaily.com/). He will be talking about his life and his experiences of gay life in the 1970s. as described in his book No Drum To Beat, published in 2014 but written 30 years before. No charge, open to all.
Performances from Croydon College and others, plus networking. Hot food and specially brewed 'Pink Beer' from Cronx on sale throughout the evening.
Representatives of Croydon's LGBT groups will review LGBT History Month events, and plan for the future. For more details contact Yvonne Okiyo, Croydon Council Equality Officer, at Yvonne.Okiyo@croydon.gov.uk.