Roger Burg, long-term gay campaigner, died on the 26th of February. Earlier in the month he had been given a special award by the Mayor of Croydon.
For LGBT History Month 2017 there were displays throughout February in Croydon Library.
The writer Peter Scott-Presland and the gay campaigner Andrew Lumsden were the speakers at the last ever Brief Encounter event. The Brief Encounter is being replaced from March onwards by the CAGS Monthly Meeting.
Matthew will lead a walk of maximum 6 miles.We will finish with a picnic so bring some food and drinks as you wish.Details later but meet at East Croydon train station ticket hall at 10.00 a.m.There will not be any serious hills on the walk, possible quite flat.
Come and join the Committee meeting at Ross' house (Purley) and contribute your views to the proceedings. Early start at 12:30. PROMPT. You must inform Ross you would like to attend. Paid-up CAGS members only.
Speakers from Paradise Press give readings from their recently published anthology of writing by members of the Gay Authors Workshop.LATER START TIME.8:30
This comedy is a story of a shy, reclusive girl named Little Voice and her larger than life, out of control mother Mari. Book your ticket online via http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £12, £9 conc's.
Inter-group pub evening in Balham Wetherspoons, (opposite Balham tube and rail stations). Food available until 10pm.
Marlene Dietrich; Ultimate Gay Icon 7.30pm Kennington. Join Terry Sanderson for his show exploring the life and career of this fascinating personality. Clips of some of Dietrich’s campest films and a look at her heroic efforts to oppose the Nazis. Tickets £11.50/£9.50 concs
1959 film in which Anthony Quayle plays a vicar falsely accused of molesting a local delinquent, and facing a barrage of homophobic abuse. Cliff Richard in his big screen debut. Meet by Box Office by 4.40pm. Tickets £7 (concs).