LGBT Croydon

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

Coming events

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Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Just Above My Head by James Baldwin.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, 28 February 2017 (All day)
LGBT History Month 2017

Events throughout the month. More details later.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Wednesday, 1 February 2017 - 8:00pm
Greenwich theatre Gay play

'They Built It. No One Came'.Tue 31 Jan-Sat 4 Feb. 2017.8 years ago Tobias &Alexander came together to form a spiritualist commune based on shared visions of a peaceful and harmonious community..they still wait their first member.

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Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 1:30pm
S.L.G Lunch (Limehouse, East London)

Gordon Ramsey restaurant - The Narrow, 44 Narrow Street, E14 8DP. (Limehouse DLR and C2C rail).2 courses for £19.50 or 3 courses for £24.00.

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Friday, 3 February 2017 - 5:00pm
LGBT History Month Launch Event

Croydon's Launch Event for LGBT History Month 2017 will take place this year in the Mayoral Reception Area in the Town Hall, next door to the Central Library. To book your place, please send an email to peter.blackburn7@talktalk.net or call 020 8777 1898 and leave a message if there is nobody in.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katherine Street Croydon CR0 1NX
Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 6:30pm
Planning Session for Croydon Pride 2017

The first planning session for this year's Croydon PrideFest festival. To book your place, phone Yasmin Ahmed on 020 8726 6000 ext. 62545.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (room F4).
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Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 7:45pm
The Brief Encounter.'Peter Scott-Presland and Andrew Lumsden'

Our two speakers will be talking about the 1967 Sexual Offences Act which began the process of decriminalising gay sex. Part of CAGS's celebration of LGBT History Month.

Venue:
Upstairs at the Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thursday, 9 February 2017 - 10:00am
CAGS visit William Morris Gallery

Free entry to the gallery which is 15 mins walk from Walthamstow tube stn. Meet East Croydon ticket hall at 10.00 on the day and get train and Victoria line there, others joining at Walthamstow be at ticket hall at 11 15 am (approx).Gallery is about 15 mins walk along through the street market.Afterwards proceed to nearby Weathespoons pub for lunch.

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Sunday, 12 February 2017 - 12:00pm
Naturist Swim (with S.L.G group )

Sunday 12 noon to 2pm Bloomsbury.Join James for a naturist swim in the basement pool at University of London Union, Malet Street, Bloomsbury. Admission £5. Down stairs (opposite the entrance) and ask for a locker key at the desk,for which you have to leave some identification. After stripping, take your £5 to the pool with you. Strictly naturist. Goodge Street tube.

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Monday, 13 February 2017 - 1:30pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

All members are welcome to attend, but please contact Ross in advance to let him know you are coming.

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Tuesday, 14 February 2017 - 8:00pm
SLG meeting LGBT in Justice

Chris Park from the Merton LGBT Forum traces UK law on same sex behaviour (mostly male-male) from 1533 to the present day.

Venue:
The Railway Tavern, 18 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UR
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Wednesday, 15 February 2017 - 7:45pm
S.L.G PLAY Time and the Conways (JB Priestley)

A journey through time, relating the experience of a moneyed Yorkshire family, the Conways, over a period of nineteen years from 1919 to 1937. Play presented by the Southside Players at tickets £10 concs £7.50.

Venue:
Chestnut Grove School (entrance Boundaries Road), Balham, SW12 8JZ.
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Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

An informal pub lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All Welcome

Venue:
The Pear Tree, Brighton Road, Purley CR8 2LN
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Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 7:30pm
London Gay Christian Movement Meeting

3F (LGCM London Fellowship) MEETING 7.00 for 7.30pm Aldgate. Paul Rainer will talk about the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigrants Group. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church,very near Aldgate tube.

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Saturday, 18 February 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGs Cheese and wine party

Keith kindly invites us to his Cheese and Wine party. £3 plus bring a bottle.His place is small so cannot accommodate too many, Book early to avoid disappointment.

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 - 12:15pm
Lunchtime Free concert

Tom invites us to join him to hear a free Vivaldi 4 Seasons classical concert in London.Meet him on the steps of the church no later than 12:30.

Venue:
St Martins in the field Church, Trafalgar Square.
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Thursday, 23 February 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing The Persian Boy by Mary Renault.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 23 February 2017 - 6:00pm
A Cup of LGBT History

Including a behind the scenes tour of the Surrey History Centre to see how the county's heritage is being preserved, and a number of short talks from Outline, Surrey's LGBT support organisation, and Professor Peter Hegarty of the University of Surrey. Free admission, no booking required. Refreshments.

Venue:
The Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking Surrey, GU21 6ND
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Peter on 020 8777 1898.

Friday, 24 February 2017 - 11:00am
EXHIBITION: Maps and the 20th Century.

Meet 11.00 am St Pancras British Library main foyer. Drawing the Line; see how maps made the world we live in.96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB. Senior concs £10, other concs £5. Reassemble at the main entrance at 12.30pm for optional lunch in Euston Flyer pub, opposite the Library in Euston Road.

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Saturday, 25 February 2017 - 7:00pm
Paradise Press event

Paradise Press authors read poetry and prose. Light refreshments available.

Venue:
New Cross Learning, 283–285 New Cross Road, London SE1 6AS
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 3 March 2017 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Liaison Committee

Representatives of the various SLAGO groups (including CAGS and SLG) will discuss the programme for the months ahead. Speak to Ross or Roger if you have an idea as to what SLAGO could be doing,

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South Wimbledon
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Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 8:00pm
Balham pub evening with SLAGO

Inter-group pub evening in the Balham Wetherspoons, . Food available until 10pm.

Venue:
the Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road, SW12 0BP (opposite Balham tube and rail stations).
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Wednesday, 8 March 2017 - 7:30pm to Sunday, 9 April 2017 - 6:00pm
Southern Baptist Sissies Play by Del Shores

Southern Baptist Sissies is the unforgettable story of four boys growing up gay in a religious community in Dallas, Texas. Del Shores’ hilarious, wildly imaginative and moving play follows their lives from eight years old to adulthood as they veer between friendship, sex and estrangement.

Venue:
Above the Stag, 17 Miles Street, London SW8 1RZ
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Tickets may be booked online at www.abovethestag.com

Saturday, 11 March 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS Cheese and Wine Party

Once again David opens up his house for a cheese and wine party. £3 plus a bottle of your choice.

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Contact David on 020 8686 1550 to book your place. Leave a message if he's not in.

Monday, 13 March 2017 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting

Croydon's LGBT+ police consultation group.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (room to be confirmed)
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Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - 8:00pm
SLAGO quiz

General knowledge quiz for members of all the SLAGO groups. Hosted by SLG.

Venue:
The Railway Tavern, 18 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UR
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Thursday, 16 March 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome!

Venue:
The White Lion, 3 Farleigh Road, Warlingham CR6 9EG
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403 bus towards Warlingham from opposite the Whitgift Centre or outside Fairfield Halls. Get off at Warlingham Green. The journey takes approximately 25 minutes. Car park available.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 8:00pm
The Big CAGS Get Together

The first of our new series of monthly meetings, normally on the third Tuesday of each month. More details later.

Venue:
Spread Eagle pub (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
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Friday, 24 March 2017 - 7:30pm
CAGS Classical Music Evening

Classical Music Evening at Geoff's in Caterham. 7.30 for 8.

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Thursday, 30 March 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing The Crime Writer by Jill Dawson.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly meeting

The second in our new series of monthly meetings, normally on the third Tuesday of each month. More details later.

Venue:
Upstairs at the Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
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Thursday, 20 April 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome!

Venue:
A Torré, Westow Street, Upper Norwood SE19 3RW
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Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Black and Gay in the UK: An Anthology by John R Gordon.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Saturday, 29 April 2017 (All day)
SLAGO away-day to Brighton

More details later. Date to be confirmed.

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Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 8:00pm
Balham pub evening with SLAGO

Inter-group pub evening in the Balham Wetherspoons, . Food available until 10pm.

Venue:
the Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road, SW12 0BP (opposite Balham tube and rail stations).
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Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS monthly meeting

Tuesday 16th May AGM - to be confirmed at our January committee meeting.

Venue:
Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
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Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome!

Venue:
Toby Carvery, Park Place, 54 Commonside West, Mitcham CR4 4HB
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Take 264 bus from outside the Whitgift Centre or West Croydon bus station towards Tooting. Get off at Madeira Road. The journey takes approximately 40 minutes.

Thursday, 25 May 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Twenty-Two Eighty-Four by Christopher Preston.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 7 June 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS monthly meeting

CAGS Monthly Meeting.

Venue:
Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. (Next to the Town Hall.)
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Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome.

Venue:
Sir Julian Huxley, Addington Road, Selsdon CR2 8LB (Wetherspoons).
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Further details:

Take no.64 bus from East Croydon to Old Farleigh Road. Drivers use Sainsbury’s car park

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 5 July 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 20 July 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome.

Venue:
Coach House Café, Conduit Lane, Coombe Wood CR0 5RQ
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Thursday, 27 July 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Saturday, 29 July 2017 - 10:30am
Service of celebration

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act 1967. All Welcome. Followed by Reception.

Venue:
St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JH
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Wednesday, 2 August 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 18 August 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome.

Venue:
Crown & Sceptre, Junction Road, South Croydon CR2 6RB
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Thursday, 31 August 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Spectacles by Sue Perkins.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Saturday, 2 September 2017 (All day)
SLAGO day trip to Amberley

We hope to meet up with members of TAGS (The Arun Gay Society). Including a visit to the Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre. (provisional date).

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Wednesday, 6 September 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Pub carvery lunch (about £7 ) for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome!

Venue:
The Gipsy Moth, Croydon Colonnades, Purley Way CR0 4RJ
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(Opposite Croydon Airport. Plenty of free parking. Take 119 bus from opposite East Croydon Station or Park Street to its terminus.)

Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 29 September 2017 - 7:30pm
SLAGO Party

Come along and relax with members of the other SLAGO groups. £5 entrance to include food.

Venue:
The Calthorpe Arms, (upstairs room), 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR
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Wednesday, 4 October 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome.

Venue:
The Windmill, 222 St James Road, Croydon CR0 2BW
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Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Speak my Language and other stories by Torsen Højer.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 1 November 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal pub lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome.

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to be advised
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Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Blood Relatives by Steven Alcock.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 6 December 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Not my Father's Son by Alan Cumming.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

Informal Lunch for CAGS members and their friends. All welcome

Venue:
The Boulevard, Ruskin Parade, South Croydon CR2 6PW
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