Note that personal details such as hosts' phone numbers are only viewable by logged-in CAGS members.
There will once again be displays in the Library throughout the month commemorating LGBT history and showcasing local LGBT organisations. See photos at http://lgbt-croydon.org.uk/lgbthm-2016.
Visit the Museum of Croydon and discover the life and stories of LGBT people in Croydon. Collect the trail from the Museum of Croydon gallery. Every Tuesday to Saturday throughout the month, 10:30am to 5pm. No charge.
Grandma Thu 4th 2:30 and 7:30; A Girl at my Door Tue 9th 7:30; The Danish Girl Tue 16th 2:30 (subtitles for people with hearing loss) and Thu 18th, 11:00 and 7:30.
Writer and social historian Stephen Bourne talks about some of the gay men who helped Britain win the Second World War. Please note change of venue.
Members of the various SLAGO groups will gather in Croydon.
The latest show by Rosie Wilby, lesbian comedian. "Hilarious... Jo Brand-meets-Eddie Izzard comedy free-styling… Will have you laughing so much your lungs will feel like they've had a workout." £10. Book direct on 020 8781 1134.
Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.
Join James of SLG for a naturist swim. Admission £5. Strictly naturist. Nearest station: Goodge Street.
All members welcome, or speak to any Committee member if you'd like to raise an issue.
Making mobiles at the Museum of Croydon. Drop in, free family fun for LGBT History Month! Two sessions: 11–1 and 2–4.
For LGBT people over 50. If you've not been to a Silver Rainbow lunch before why not ring us on 07594 572 623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can look out for you.
Gill and Garth Hewitt talking and singing about the Amos Trust, challenging injustice, building hope and positive change, and the annual arts, faith and justice festival Greenbelt. 3F is the central London Fellowship of LGCM, the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement.
For professionals working with LGBTQ+ young people. Speakers, workshops and films focusing on the voices and experiences of LGBTQ+ young people; top tips on how to support them, from speakers who are professionals in this field; signposting to services for further training. To book a place, email your name, place of work, job title and contact number to Isabel Toms-Whittle, Thebridge@croydon.gov.uk, 07734 778 677.
Booking required. Email email@example.com
Peter Scott-Presland will be talking about the origins of CHE and his book Amiable Warriors. An LGBT History Month event.
Various events, including an Academic Conference. Ross Burgess will be speaking.
We'll be reading Carrington : A Life By Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina
Romantic drama based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith (which was a Rainbow Reading Group book of the month recently). An additional showing as the January showings were fully booked. Book online via TicketSource - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/davidleancroydon.
The regular get-together for members of the SLAGO groups.
12:00 for 12:30 For lesbians and gay men over 50. £7. Booking required: firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message on 07594 572 623.
Croydon's LGBT Police Consultation Group.
Author and campaigner Terry Sanderson
presents his new book Adventures of a Happy Homosexual recounting his experiences of gay life in Britain over the past 40 years.
Representatives of Croydon's LGBT groups will review LGBT History Month events, and plan for the future. For more details contact Yvonne Okiyo, Croydon Council Equality Officer, at Yvonne.Okiyo@croydon.gov.uk.
Bring a bottle and £3.
Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.
Del is a project leader at the Terrence Higgins Trust, who are planning to set up a sexual health clinic near East Croydon Station. No charge, open to all. Organised by Croydon Area Gay Society.
Silver Rainbow Lunch mainly for lesbians and gay men over 50 but anybody else is welcome to the pubs.
Paul from Blackheath is singing in Haydon's Creation.He encourages people to go.Contact him for more details.
We'll be reading A Place Called Winter By Patrick Gale
Music Evening at Geoff's in Caterham. £3 towards refreshments.NOTE ....EARLIER START AT 19:00 to begin music at 19:30.
Our annual trip to Brighton for members of all SLAGO groups. Catching the 11:07 train from Victoria. Lunch 12:30pm at Cafe Bella, St James's Street. Evening meal 5:30 at the Post and Telegraph, West Street, optional theatre visit to see Horrible Histories.
Party at Peter's in Selson/South Croydon. £4 towards food and bring a bottle. Please ring Peter in advance. Early start and ends 11pm.
Members of the various SLAGO groups will gather in Croydon. Note that these events have been switched to the third Wednesday of alternate months.
Social lunch for over 50's lesbian and gay men. All welcome just turn up at the venue at 12:00.
We''ll be discussing The Magician’s Assistant By Ann Patchett
Representatives of the various SLAGO groups will discuss the programme for the months ahead.
Dr Matt Cook is an historian at Birkbeck College, specialising in the history of sexuality, and editor of A gay history of Britain. Open to all, no charge. Organised by Croydon Area Gay Society.
For LGBT people over 50. Just turn up.
Speakers will include Terry Sanderson. Refreshments provided. No charge, but it would help our planning if you let us know you intend to come along.
The Annual General Meeting of Croydon Area Gay Society. All paid-up members welcome. Discuss the achievements of the past year and plans for the future, Elect the new Officers and Committee.
We'll be reading 'Ballad of Reading Gaol ' By Oscar Wilde
Council run lunch. Do come along to help support this.
Silver Rainbow Lunch for lesbians and gay men over 50.
CAGS has been invited to get involved again this year.
We'll be discussing 'The Friendly Young Ladies' By Mary Renault
Council run lunch.For lesbians and gaymen over 50. Advance booking required. 12:00 for 12:30 Cost £7 pay on the email@example.com or leave a message on 07594 572 623.
Mansel Stimpson has been a film critic for What's on in London and Gay Times. He's currently chief reviewer and co-editor of the annual Film Review (http://www.filmreviewdaily.com/). He will be talking about his life and his experiences of gay life in the 1970s. as described in his book No Drum To Beat, published in 2014 but written 30 years before. No charge, open to all.
Silver rainbow lunch for the mainly over 50's lesbian and gaymen. Open to all.
We'll be reading James Miranda Barry By Patricia Duncker
12:00 for 12:30 Lunch for lesbians and gay men over 50. £7 Booking required: firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message on 07594 572 623.
Mainly for lesbians and gay men over 50 but its a sociable lunch, open to all.Just turn up.
We'll be reading 'The Gracekeepers' By Kirsty Logan
for lesbians and gay men over 50. £7 Booking required: email@example.com or leave a message on 07594 572 623.
Silver rainbow lunch for the mainly over 50's Lesbian and gaymen but all welcome at venue see below.
We'll be discussing 'Mr Loverman' By Bernardine Evaristo
for the over 50's lesbians and gaymen. £7. Booking required: firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message on 07594 572 623.
Silver rainbow lunch for the mainly over 50's lesbian and gaymen but all welcome.
We'll be discussing 'The City of Devi 'By Manil Suri
Silver Rainbow Lunch for the mainly over 50's lesbian and gaymen.
More details nearer the date.
More details to follow.
We'll be discussing 'In a Strange Room'' By Damon Galgut
12:00 for 12:30. for lesbians and gay men over 50. Booking required in advance. £7 payable on the day. email@example.com or leave a message on 07594 572 623.
We'll be discussing Alexander McQueen : Beneath the Skin By Andrew Wilson