LGBT Croydon

Resources and support groups for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans people in the London Borough of Croydon

2019

A Walk Over the Commons

An easy 4.5-mile walk, starting from Clapham Junction. We will cross Wandsworth and Tooting Commons before making our way to Streatham Common, to have lunch at The Pied Bull. Afterwards, you can return to Croydon by bus or train, or continue to Beulah Hill. Please meet at 10:30 in the ticket hall at East Croydon Station to catch the 10:42 train to Clapham Junction. If you would like to meet us at Clapham Junction, please call Peter on 020 8777 1898 or 07804 329 532.

PLAY: Di and Viv and Rose 8pm West Norwood

Aged eighteen, three women join forces at university. Life is fun. Living is intense. Together they feel unassailable. Di and Viv and Rose is a funny and thoughtful exploration of friendship’s impact on life, and life’s impact on friendship. The South London Theatre, The Old Fire Station, 2A Norwood High Street, SE27 9NS. Near West Norwood Station. Book your own ticket online via http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £12, £9 concession.

FILM Suddenly Last Summer

Join SLG group to see the film based on a Tennessee Williams play in which a young woman is institutionalized for a severe emotional disturbance that came about when her cousin died under questionable circumstances while they were on holiday in Spain. Stars Elizabeth Taylor and Katharine Hepburn. British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 6pm. Tickets £8.20 (concs).

CIVIL SERVICE CLUB dinner with SLG

Join SLG members for dinner from 6.00 pm in Whitehall. Ian Wilson will host this good value event at the Civil Service Club. The venue is located off Northumberland Avenue and Whitehall. The nearest tube stations are Charing X and Embankment. Meet in the bar from 6.00 pm for a drink, and dine at 6.30pm. Cost: about £13 excluding drinks and service. Dress: smart casual, tie optional.

EXHIBITION: THE MOON

12.30 / 2.30 pm Greenwich The National Maritime Museum celebrates the historic events of 50 years ago, and explores our evolving relationship with the Moon, from pre-history and myth, to the present day. Join us there (Romney Road,SE10 9NF) at 2.30pm or enjoy (optional) lunch from 12.30pm at The Gate Clock (Wetherspoons), 210 Creek Road, SE10 9RB near the Cutty Sark DLR station. Tickets cost £10 - or save £1 by booking online rmg.co.uk yourself.

Film: Are You Proud

Combining rare archive footage with interviews from leading campaigners, ARE YOU PROUD? charts the LGBTQ+ movement’s momentous journey towards equality. We are delighted to welcome director Ashley Joiner for a post-screening Q&A.In association with Wandsworth LGBT Forum.

CROWN PUB / SHIRLEY WINDMILL

A chance to visit this local landmark and its free ! Some stair climbing to do though. Postmill Close, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5DY, About 2 miles from East Croydon station.Catch bus 119,130, 194, 198, from bus station there to Wickham road. For 12:15 Lunch, meet at the Shirley Crown pub at 158 Wickham Rd, Croydon CR0 8BF. We should then walk 5 mins and be at the Windmill around 2pm, so those not dining can join us there.

SLG Monthly meeting

Join SLG members for their monthly meeting (free) Matthew Todd, journalist and former editor of Attitude magazine, talks about his recent book which documents the milestones in the fight for LGBTQ+ equality and draws on the personal testimonies of key figures in the struggle.

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