“Alfred Bruce Douglas, you are charged that between 1891 and 1900 you did wilfully cause the physical, artistic and psychological murder of Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, author and gay liberation pioneer; and further, that you did conspire to contrive the death of his first and greatest lover, Robert Baldwin Ross, critic and gay liberation pioneer, between 1905 and 1918.” For the prosecution: Peter Scott-Presland; for the defence: Andrew Lumsden, QC. You are the jury.
Surrey and London Association of Gay Organisations
Dan Wye and members of The LOUMGAIR Collective discuss the upcoming development of their latest theatre production exploring issues of self-worth, mental health difficulties faced by the LGBTQ community and the growing recognition of 'toxic masculinity', and they would like to hear about our own experiences of these issues.
All welcome, no charge, refreshments provided. More details later.
The main speaker will be Glenys Parry, long-term campaigner and former Chair of CHE. All welcome, no charge, refreshments provided.
Eat, drink, dance and see the New Year in. Please bring a bottle. £3. Limited space, so please book early!
The 2019 theme is once again Geography.
2.5 miles Gentle walk along the Thames. See the Palace in all its festive splendour. Beforehand Optional LUNCH at 12.30pm in The Kings Tun, 153 Clarence Street Kingston, KT1 1QT, (Wetherspoons). The WALK STARTS at 2pm outside the pub. Good footwear needed as the riverside path might be wet & muddy. Afternoon tea/coffee etc available in The Palace Tea Room. Return by train from Hampton Court station to Clapham Junction.
Michael has had an interesting life, as barrister, immigration judge, and politician. He once shared a gaol cell with a serial killer. He's an experienced speaker and should give us an entertaining evening.
Apologies for the confusion - this event took place on the 27th of November.