Mix and Mingle For the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
The festival this year will be in Wandle Park. Those taking part in the Pridefest March will assemble in High Street, close to the entrance to the St George's Walk arcade from 11.30 am. The march will proceed from there to the main Pridefest site in Wandle Park. More details have yet to be announced.
Quality live entertainment, including Soul Diva Angie Brown, grand raffle and a DJ to get us all in a dancing mood. In aid of Metrocharity (which runs The Bridge, Croydon's support group for young LGBT people) and Croydon Pride Trust,
S.L.G group are meeting at Regent Street/corner with Margaret Street (north of Oxford Circus) at 1pm to watch the parade, preceded by an optional snack or meal at 12 noon in the 5th floor restaurant in John Lewis, Oxford Street, W1C 1DX.
Three LGBT films: The Colour of His Hair (2017); David is Homosexual (recently rediscovered 1976 film by Lewisham CHE); Putting on the Dish (2016). Part of the Southwark LGBT Pride Festival.
The first Croydon Pride for many years was held on the 28th of August, with a parade through the town centre and a festival in Surrey Street.
A continuation of the above, at a different venue (near the home of James Pratt).
A re-enactment of the arrest, trial and execution of James Pratt and John Smith, the last two men to be hanged for sodomy in the UK, in 1835. A community play, designed to commemorate and acknowledge a major injustice, performed at the site where the two were arrested. Free.
A tribute to the late trans woman Alex Arquette who appears in Killer Drag Queens on Dope under her stage name Eva Destruction. Also showing; Laurel and Hardy's Twice Two. Part of the Southwark LGBT Pride Festival. Free admission.
Desert Island Disks with a difference. Five prominent LGBT guests choose and talk about music that has helped to make them the person they are today. You are invited to bring a single life-changing track (MP3 on phone, SD card, or memory stick) and talk about how it affected you. Part of the Southwark LGBT Pride Festival. Free admission.