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Chris leads a Joint visit by both groups to see this wonderful historic house on the ponds at Carshalton,The Edwardian era billiards room, drawing room, bathroom and kitchen will let visitors step into the past and see for themselves how the residents of Honeywood would have lived.Free admission.Cafe inside.Catch the X26 departing at 10:51 from East Croydon station (Dingwall Road) to Carshalton High street or meet there at that bus stop.
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.
Described as We Need to Talk About Kevin on acid (Total Theatre), No Kids is energetic, hilarious, and thought-provoking play from award-winning company, Ad Infinitum. Should we have kids, or not ? George and Nir are a same-sex couple trying to answer a question many face. Every consideration - adoption, surrogacy, co-parenting, how the past affects parenting and brings ethical challenges. Book at https://www.bac.org.uk or by phone 020 7223 2223. Prices range from £12.50 to £18.00,
The Crown and Sceptre, 2A Streatham Hill, London SW2 4AH (junction with South Circular) Wetherspoons is the NEW bi-monthly meeting point for all SLAGO members (South Lodon Gay Organisations). Come and join us for a drink and cheap meal. This replaces the Balham pub which has been closed.
Inexpensive Lunch and social chat.
A joyous celebration of LGBT history to mark the start of History Month. With performances from singer Katie Rose, veteran cabaret artist Mark Bunyan. Rainbows Singers Across Borders and students from the BRIT School and Croydon College. To book your place, please email peter,email@example.com by Monday 28th January.
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.
A tale of forbidden love from director Sebastian Lelio. When her estranged rabbi father suddenly passes away, Ronit (played by Oscar winner Rachel Weisz) returns from New York to the North London Orthodox Jewish community that rejected her years previously for a scandalous transgression. You can book tickets (standard price £8.50, concessions £7.00) at https://www.screen25.com
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.
Dementia Friends is about learning more and the small ways you can help. Simple actions could be patience if someone ahead of you in the supermarket is struggling or ensuring a new building is dementia friendly. Help to create dementia friendly communities.
A quartet of strangers in a sexual square dance - partners constantly swapped between desire and betrayal. Their lives intertwined over several years....a cynical look at modern times.Tickets £14 Concs £10.
Claire and/or Sarah will talk about the work of E.London out project (ELOP), in particular exploring the needs of older LGBT + people. Meet at St Botolphs church near Aldgate Tube.
First timers contact Tony on 020 8543 0898
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.
Meeting with local Police LGBT consultation group to discuss any issues. Do help support these meetings. Turn up at the Town hall before 7pm and ask for the Aurora Meeting room.
Dine with SLG members at BLUE SEA restaurant 124, Clapham Road, SW9 0LA (corner of Dorset road). Stockwell tube. Buses 155 or 333.Good food at reasonable prices.
We will be discussing The Final Retreat by Stephen Hough.
Good food in a convivial atmosphere in one of our regular haunts.As well as the specialitiy pies, the menu includes some interesting new items at very reasonable prices.
SLG stage the first of the SLAGO QUIZ meetings.Teams of 3 compete for prizes.Just turn up to fom teams.Points awarded to SLAGO trophy for every member attending.
Our speaker, Amanda McKerracher, will take us on a journey through the oldest parts of London, focusing on the women who have lived, worked and campaigned in the City of London from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. As well as the famous names, there are the countless, now forgotten working women whose stories deserve to be told ”.
David kindly hosts another of his party's in East Croydon..... a cheese and wine with NOTE early start at 6PM . £3 for food and bring your own drink.
We will be discussing Patience and Sarah by Isabel Miller.
Monthly meeting and Committee Election; For LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further info, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
We will be discussing God in Pink by Hasan Namir.
Groups combine for a day out to Eastbourne. Catch the 10:46 from Victoria, calling at Clapham Junc 10:53 and East Croydon 11:03. arrives Eastbourne 12:14. Travel in front carriage (train may split on route so make sure it is the front carriage of the right portion). Lunch in town and a drink before returning on half hourly train service.
We will be discussing My Animals and Other Family by Clare Balding.
Annual General Meeting 2018/19 Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further info, please contact email@example.com .
We will be discussing Speak no Evil by Uzodinma Iwela.
Croydon host the SLAGO quiz round. Teams of 3 people arranged at the start so nobody left out.
We will be discussing Gentleman Jack: a Biography of Anne Lister by Angela Steidele.
We will be discussing End of Eddy by Edouard Louis.
We will be discussing Natalie and Romaine by Diana Souhami.
SLAGO group party. Meet at the Calthorpe Arms at 19:00 for nibbles and hot food at 20:30.Last year 35 people attended... so do make the effort.to attend everybody.
We will be discussing Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime by Val McDermid.
Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers only, except by invitation. For further info, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
3F group host the SLAGO QUIZ at St Botolphs church close to Aldgate Tube station.Teams of 3 are arranged on the night..All members of SLAGO groups welcome.
We will be discussing The Well of Loneliness by Radcliffe Hall.
We will be discussing Genet: Biography of Janet Flanner by Brenda Wineapple.