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Representatives of the various SLAGO groups will discuss the programme for the months ahead.
Croydon's LGBT police consultation group. All local LGBT people welcome.
We'll be discussing Gluck by Diana Souhami.
Two-course lunch for LGBT people over 50. £7. Meals provided by UNACC (Upper Norwood Association for Community Care). Booking required: note....PHONE UNACC on 020 8771 6886 by 12 noon of the day before, saying whether you'd like the vegetarian option. Don't forget to mention you're with Silver Rainbow.
Matthew will lead a walk meeting at East Croydon station ticket hall at 10:30 walking to Fairfield Halts to catch the 403 bus to Hamsey Green. Descending across Riddlesdown we will climb up steep steps to Kenley Airport across to Coulsdon Common (3 miles) where you can leave the walk or go further through Happy Valley and maybe see its butterflies, steep hill to Farthing Down and its views ending in Coulsdon Town maybe eating in the Pembroke or Italian Cafe. Strong footwear ! Max 6 miles.
Fri 6 Apr 2018, 1:30pm, Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting plus Committee elections.
Mainly for gay/LGBT asylum seekers
Cheese and wine House Warming party as Andrew welcomes us to his new house starting 7:30pm. Bring some drink and £3 towards food costs.Ring for Croydon address.
Abey and Chris invite you to join them for a walk (3- 4 miles) from RICHMOND station (meet ticket hall 11am) to West Twickenham (Fulwell) where a buffet will be served. Walk is flat, past the rugby grounds (admiring the Rugby statue !) and River Crane. Catch the Windsor train from Clapham Junction at 10:38. on platform 5/6 to Richmond or travel via the Kingston loop from west of Wimbledon. £3 food cost. Non walkers can bring a bottle for the social at house from 2pm.
Maaike Palmier-Claus from the Alzheimer's Society describes the symtoms of dementia and talks about the support available for those affected and their family and friends.
Set in 1980’s Paris, 120 BPM is a passionate drama about two gay activists fighting a world indifferent to the spread of AIDS who struggle to overcome their own suffering through love. (In French with English subitles.) British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 5.30pm. Tickets £7.20 (concs). Book direct with South Bank.
12 noon Wimbledon. Celebrate Songkran with Thai folks (and others) in the spacious grounds of the Buddhapadipa temple, 14 Calonne Road, SW19 5HJ. Meet Basil (contact in advance ) outside the main entrance of Wimbledon station 12 noon.Snacks of typical Thai food are available on site - and / or optional lunch after at the Wibbas Down (Wetherspoons) pub near Wimbledon station / Theatre, around 2pm.
All CAGS members welcome to attend to listen and contribute to the group's future plans. Please advise Ross if you would like to attend. Prompt start please.
Monday, 16 April, from 7 for 7.30 pm start: Classical Music Evening at Louis’s house in East Croydon. Donation of £3 towards the cost of refreshments provided. Finishes before 10 pm.
Michael has had an interesting life, as barrister, immigration judge, and politician. He once shared a gaol cell with a serial killer. He's an experienced speaker and should give us an entertaining evening.
7.00 for 7.30pm Aldgate AGM followed by a longer than usual social/party with refreshments. Meeting at St Botolph’s Church,
very near Aldgate tube.
CAGS members are invited to attend Jim and Peter's wedding reception from 3.30 pm onwards.
NATURIST SWIM 12 noon to 2pm Join James and SLG members for a naturist swim at the University of London Union, Malet Street Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HY. Admission £10 ( or £15 which entitles you to two sessions) . Go down stairs, opposite the entrance, and ask for a locker key at the desk, SHOWING some identification. Pay at the pool ( basement ) after stripping off. Event is strictly naturist. Nearest station is Goodge Street.
We'll be discussing Lord Cucumber & the Boy Hairdresser by Joe Orton.
Our annual trip to Brighton for members of all SLAGO groups. We'll be travelling in the fourth coach from the front of the 11.20 from Victoria, calling at Clapham Junction at 11.26, East Croydon at 11.35,arriving Brighton at 12.16. Lunch at 12.45 for 1.15 at Café Bella 120 St James's Street. The afternoon is free, meeting 5.30 for early evening meal at the Post & Telegraph Wetherspoons, 155–158 North Street,BN1 1EA.
Inter-group pub evening in Balham Wetherspoons, (opposite Balham tube and rail stations). Food available until 10pm.
Croydon's LGBT police consultation group (provisional date). All local LGBT people welcome.
Monthly Meeting for asylum seekers and their friends.
Stuart Feather describes his personal experience of this pioneering group in London 1970-74.
CAGS Annual General Meeting. Come and discuss the group's activities over the last year and its plans for the future, vote on a constitutional amendment, and elect the officers and committee for the coming year.
We'll be discussing Mr Foote's Other Leg by Ian Kelly.
Annual General Meeting: presentation of Annual Report and Financial Accounts for 2017–18.
Subject to be announced.
Croydon's Annual Peace Festival. Details yet to be announced. For further information contact email@example.com.
Tony Porter provides a brief look at gay folklore. Provisional date, depending on the availability of the venue.
All welcome, no charge, refreshments provided. More details later.
We'll be discussing Gay Berlin-Birthplace of a Modern Identity by Robert Beachey.
Monthly meeting for asylum seekers and their friends,
The festival this year will be in Wandle Park. More details later
The second in the series of quizzes for this year's SLAGO Cup. (DATE TO BE CONFIRMED).
We'll be discussing Ready to Catch Him Should He Fall by Neil Barlett.
Monthly Meeting for gay asylum seekers.
We'll be discussing A Boxful of Ideas: Poetry & Prose by LGBT Writers edited by John Dixon and Jeffrey Doorn.
Monthly Meeting.for gay/LGBT asylum seekers.
We'll be discussing In A Hidden Room by Stella Duffy.
Come along and relax with members of the other SLAGO groups. £5 entrance to include food.
Monthly Meeting.for gay/LGBT asylum seekers
We'll be discussing Lies we tell Ourselves by Robin Talley.
Monthly Meeting for LGBT/ gay asylum seekers.
The 2019 theme is once again Geography.
7.00 for 7.30pm The third of the series of SLAGO quizzes for the 2018 SLAGO Cup. 3F is the central London group of OneBodyOneFaith (the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement).
We'll be discussing Myra Breckenridge by Gore Vidal.