A joyous celebration of LGBT history to mark the start of History Month. With performances from singer Katie Rose, veteran cabaret artist Mark Bunyan. Rainbows Singers Across Borders and students from the BRIT School and Croydon College. To book your place, please email peter,email@example.com by Monday 28th January.
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Chris to lead a walk through the Greek Necropolis cemetery. Meet at West Norwood station at 11am . There are huge and outstanding monuments inside. The visit should be fascinating. Maybe eat at Crown & Sceptre (Wetherspoons) Streatham Hill afterwards.
Meet Matthew at Forest Hill station booking office at 11am for a visit to this local museum which has a good cafe for a social after.
12.30pm meet for optional lunch (book via Roy) at the Pepper Tree Thai restaurant, 19 Clapham Common South Side, SW4 7AB. before visiting a Victorian former chapel dramatically transformed as a work of art to create an environment that wholly celebrates the Irish poet and author. Period wallpaper, stained glass windows,19th century chandeliers and furniture adorn the space. Free entry. At Studio Voltaire, 1A Nelsons Row, SW4 7JR.
What is ChemSex?: David Stuart, Curator of the Dean Street Wellbeing programme defines ChemSex and its effects, explains the major risks it poses to gay communities and focuses on ways of reducing the damage it causes.
2pm Waterloo 1957 vintage comedy with Peter Sellers, Terry Thomas and Peggy Mount who plot their revenge when blackmailed by a scandal-sheet tabloid. British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 1.50pm. FREE to over-60s (booking by phone or in person only).
Shakespeare's play dramatises the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. Features SLG member Bill Boyd. Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14, concs £10.
Loy Krathong .Now we can ‘float our boats’ on the little lake below the Buddhapadipa temple, 14 Calonne Road, SW19 5HJ. (In Thailand this is an ancient Full Moon festival to mark the end of the rainy season.) Meet outside the main entrance of Wimbledon station 12 noon. Thai Snacks and / or optional lunch after at the Wibbas Down (Wetherspoons) pub near Wimbledon station / Theatre, around 2pm.
The Crown and Sceptre, 2A Streatham Hill, London SW2 4AH (junction with South Circular) Wetherspoons is the NEW bi-monthly meeting point for all SLAGO members (South Lodon Gay Organisations). Come and join us for a drink and cheap meal. This replaces the Balham pub which has been closed.
Balham South London gay groups joint pub evening. Wetherspoons, the Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road,SW12 0BP (opposite tube and rail stations). Come and have a cheap meal and drink with a friendly crowd.