Join SLG group for this trip. Meet up with Ken and Leanne to spend the day in this attractive seaside town. We are catching the 10.40 train (front carriage) from Victoria arriving at 12.31. We will go for lunch in The Charles Dickens, 5-6 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 1QS then spend the afternoon exploring the town. – (Direct return trains leave Broadstairs at 54 mins.past each hour.)
Rupert Everett's dramatisation of the final tragic years of Oscar Wilde's life.The film will be showing at HMV Curzon Wimbledon, 2nd floor, 23 The Broadway, SW19 1RE (NOT to be confused with the Odeon Wimbledon) next Thursday 2 August.£9.50 concs. Unreserved seating.Show time is 12,40pm so we meet at the box office by 12.30pm and buy our own tickets.Preceded by optional snacks/ drinkettes at 11.45am at the Wibbas Down Inn (Wetherspoons), 6 Gladstone Road, SW19 1QT.
On Sunday 12 August the London Gay Men's Chorus Ensemble performs at the Camden Fringe Festival . Performances at 6pm and 7.45pm, tickets £12 and £10 concs. Upstairs at the Gatehouse pub, Highgate West Hill, Highgate, N6 4BD. Book online.
An intimate and boldly transgressive film by South African director John Trengove, charting a young teen's initiation ritual in a remote mountain retreat off the Eastern Cape. Featuring a terrific debut from openly gay musician Nakhane Touré, better known in his native South Africa as a successful singer-songwriter, The Wound is a thought-provoking exploration of manhood as reflected through the prism of African Culture.
Every Sunday CAGS tennis group meet at the Crystal Palace arena. Details from Jim.
at the Dog & Bull, Surrey Street, in central Croydon, beginning at around 9.30 p.m. To check on times or other information, call
With Croydon Pridefest, Screen 25 are showing this new film in which The lives of AIDS activists in early 90s Paris are boldly re-imagined. This is a heart-wrenching drama . Tickets priced at £8.50 each, may be booked online at www.screen25.com/whats-on . Use the promo code ACTUP to obtain a £1.00 discount.
Set against the stifling conformity of pre-World War I English society, E.M. Forster's Maurice is a story of coming to terms with one's sexuality and identity in the face of disapproval and misunderstanding.British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Join SLG group meet by Box Office by 5.35pm. Tickets £7.20 (concs).
Refurbished Garden Museum (next to Lambeth Palace), currently an exhibition of art by Cedric Morris,botanist and cultivator of new flower varieties. Meet 2.30pm at the entrance on Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7LB (Vauxhall or Waterloo stations). Admission £10 / £8.50 Seniors. Optional lunch beforehand from 12.30pm at the nearby Windmill pub, 44 Lambeth High Street SE1 7JS.
Jeremy Kingston, playwright, critic and poet, will be talking about being a poet and also growing up as gay in the mid - 20th century. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church,very near Aldgate tube.