Art Lester is the Minister of Croydon Unitarian Church. An American by birth, he has lived and worked in many different countries, including Botswana, the Dominican Republic, Kenya, Ireland and Spain. He has been a restaurateur, clown, fire tower guard, counsellor, village level teacher of agriculture, bartender and group facilitator. Along the way he has written and published widely. His talk, entitled "Thank God I'm an Agnostic", examined the parallels between being a Unitarian and the LGBT struggle for acceptance.
The latest show by Rosie Wilby, lesbian comedian. "Hilarious... Jo Brand-meets-Eddie Izzard comedy free-styling… Will have you laughing so much your lungs will feel like they've had a workout." £10. Book direct on 020 8781 1134.
Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.
We'll be reading ‘A Place Called Winter’ By Patrick Gale
The monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers. This time meeting at the Braithwaite Hall for a brief business meeting and training session on promotion of mental health followed by a Chorus Rehearsal and networking with other groups prior to their performing at the Civic Launch of LGBT History Month at 5pm.
Come together to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides. A candle lighting ceremony will be followed by a commemorative event, including talks from genocide survivors, plus performances from local school children and a choir.
The first SLAGO pub evening at this venue. It's planned to hold them on the second Wednesdays of even months (alternating with the Balham pub evenings on the first Tuesday of odd months).
Wed 3rd to Sat 6th Feb. 7.30 ‘Carnival Dreams’ The show has a strong Diversity theme. Thurs & Sat matinees 2.30 Tickets: £20.50 to £29.50 Box office 020 8688 9291.
There will be displays about Croydon's LGBT Heritage all week in the Croydon Heritage area on the ground floor of the Whitgift Centre.