Join SLG to visit the London Silver Vaults at 2.15 pm in Chancery Lane. Home to the largest retail collection of fine antique silver in the world. Admission is free. Meet at the entrance. Preceded by an optional lunch at 12.30pm at the Knights Templar (Wetherspoons) 95 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1DT, (off Carey Street).
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Join SLG members to see 'Charmed Lives in Greece' 10.30am in Bloomsbury. Focuses on the friendship of the artists Nikos Ghika and John Craxton, and the writer Patrick Leigh Fermor. Their shared love of Greece was fundamental to their work. Followed by an optional lunch at the Shakespeare’s Head (Wetherspoons), 64-68 Kingsway, Holborn WC2B 6BG.
12 noon to 2pm Bloomsbury Join James for a naturist swim. Admission £10 , (or £15 two sessions). Down the stairs, opposite the entrance and ask for a locker key at the desk, showing some identification. The pool is in the basement and having disposed of all your clothes, you go to the pool with your money. The event is strictly naturist. Nearest station is Goodge Street.
Rainer Schulze, Professor of History at the University of Essex, attempts to reconstruct the forgotten life of Suleika Aldini, a transgender cabaret artist in West Germany in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, made all the more poignant by the fact that Suleika was a Roma child survivor of the Holocaust. Please note change of date to Monday for this month only.
Join SLG members in Putney for Shakespeare’s late, great masterpiece play with freedom, treachery and forgiveness. £14, concs £10.
Dinner at the Radha Krishna Bhavan South Indian Restaurant, 86 Tooting High Street, SW17 0RN (opposite Sainsbury's). Tube: Tooting Broadway. Authentic cuisine at very reasonable prices.
Saturday afternoon in Balham. Rory Kinnear’s first play is a witty and heartfelt portrait of a family falling apart – and finally pulling together again. Presented by the Southside Players. Tickets £12 concs £9. To book, phone Bill or E-mail him (see below)
BOOK by June 29th !! Members of the former Guildford Area Gay Group are having a garden party, in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital. It will take place from 1pm to 5pm on Saturday 28 July in Aldershot about 15 to 20 minutes walk from the station. (Bring a bottle or equivalent.) Tickets are £5 and are only available in advance (not on the door). A direct train (£13 super off peak day return) leaves Waterloo at 11.53, Clapham Junction 12:00 reaching Aldershot at 12.49. Also donations of gay books, mags, videos, DVD’s for the charity bookstall would be appreciated.
An evening of radical poetry, cabaret, music a mayhem featuring Project Adorno who entertained us so splendidly at our February meeting, plus Folkestone bard Patric Cunnane and Cornwall poet Sue Johns. Info & bookings,visit http://colourhousetheatre.co.uk/rebrand/booking/louder-than-liberty-3/
All welcome to attend or speak to any Committee member if you'd like to raise an issue. At David's in East Croydon please advise him if coming.