We will be discussing Patience and Sarah by Isabel Miller.
Gay’s the Word is putting on a big event to mark our 40th anniversary at the British Library . There will be a stellar line-up including Damian Barr, Sarah Waters, Andrew McMillan, Richard Scott, VG Lee, Juno Dawson, Gregory Woods, Gay’s the Word’s Jim MacSweeney and many more.Very special evening celebrating the bookshop’s history .Book here: https://www.bl.uk/events/40-years-of-gays-the-word-a-celebration. £10 or £8 conc.
Peter speaks on Sex Education. The minefield when CHE and GLF started their campaigns in the early 70s to get the subject of homosexuality into schools. For nearly 150 years 'sex education' had been a battleground in the war fought between the permissive progressives and the reactionaries.
SLG stage the first of the SLAGO QUIZ meetings.Teams of 3 compete for prizes.Just turn up to form teams.Points awarded to SLAGO trophy for every member attending.
We will be discussing The Final Retreat by Stephen Hough.
Our first meeting of 2019! If necessary, we will complete our discussions of "Days Without End" by Sebastian Barry before moving on to talk about "The Little Stranger" by Sarah Waters.
Project Adorno, who royally entertained us last February with their performance of 'Jarman in Pieces', are bringing their cabaret show to the Spread Eagle. So come and blow away those post-Christmas blues at what promises to be a most entertaining evening!
Author Stuart Feather will tell us about giant cucumbers, fake nuns, dead light-bulbs; weapons of the first lesbian and gay sexual revolution whose demonstrations were colourful, camp, and bitingly sarcastic, wrong-footing authority at every turn. Maoists, Marxists, Radical Feminists and Radical Queens struggled to define the idea of gay liberation.
Inexpensive Lunch and social chat.