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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Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 7:30pm to Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 7:30pm
The Picture of John Gray

A new play by John Wilman. based on the true story of the man whom Dorian Gray was named after. It follows John Gray over a period of years on his journey from Oscar Wilde's lover and muse to a newly-ordained Catholic priest. See website for details and to book.

Venue:
The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, London, EC1V 4NJ
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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 6:00pm
CAGS Party at Pat's

Early evening party. £3 for food and bring a bottle.

Venue:
Pat's (South Croydon)
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Tuesday, 2 September 2014 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Pub Evening

The regular get-together for members of the SLAGO groups.

Venue:
The Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road, SW12 9BP
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Thursday, 4 September 2014 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
The Boulevard, 7/8 Ruskin Parade, Selsdon Road, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 6PW
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Friday, 5 September 2014 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders meeting

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB
Friday, 5 September 2014 - 5:30pm
Gay films opening night (Redhill)

'Over the Rainbow' Redhill's first LGBT film festival. First night double billing: DALLAS BOYS CLUB at 17:30 followed by I AM DIVINE at 20:15. Tickets for each are £7. Box office 01737 276500 or online. For more film details see www.harlequintheatre.co.uk/whats-on/over-the-rainbow-film-festival.

Venue:
Harlequin Theatre & Cinema, Warwick Quadrant, Redhill RH1 1NN
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Tuesday, 9 September 2014 - 8:00pm
SLG meeting Conversion Therapy

Award winning journalist Patrick Strudwick talks about his investigation of conversion therapists who claim to "cure" people of being gay.

Venue:
The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ
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Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting

Croydon's LGBT police consultation group.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
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Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 7:00pm
CAGS Theatre visit 'Wingman'

Mum’s dead. Annoyingly, dad’s not. After twenty years apart, can this estranged father and son say goodbye to mum without saying hello to each other? Her last wishes don’t give them much choice… Justin Audibert (RSC) directs Richard Marsh and Jerome Wright in this achingly funny drama that mixes poetry and prose to remind us: no matter how bad life is, family can make it worse. Wingman: Father. Son. Shambles. Tickets may be booked online at www.sohotheatre.com. £15.00, concessions £10.00

Venue:
The Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE at 7.00 p.m.
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Friday, 12 September 2014 - 11:00am
CAGS Friday walk

Meet at STREATHAM COMMON station at 11:00 for a walk led by Colin across Norwood and ending up at CRYSTAL PALACE station.Refreshment at Wetherspoons en route. Approx.3 miles.

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Friday, 12 September 2014 - 7:00pm
SLAGO Party

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

Venue:
The Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR
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Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 8:00pm
TransPALS The new name for Croydon Trans Group

Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 2:30pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

All CAGS members welcome.

Venue:
With Ross and Roger in Purley,
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:00pm
The Brief Encounter Albert Kennedy Trust

Tony Butchart-Kelly is Communications Officer for the Albert Kennedy Trust, which supports LGBT young people in crisis. Note change of date.

Venue:
The Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow lunch

for lesbians and gay men over 50. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or leave a message on 07594 572 623.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 7:30pm
CAGS Cinema Visit. 'Pride' film.

Recently released starring Imelda Staunton and Bill Nighy about the LGBT community's support for the 1984 miners' strike, is being shown as part of the Over the Rainbow Film Festival, (see above). Tickets may be booked from box office 01737 276500 or online at www.harlequintheatre.co.uk, £7.00, Concessions £6.00.

Venue:
Harlequin Theatre and Cinema, Warwick Quadrant, Redhill, Surrey RH1 1NN.
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Saturday, 20 September 2014 (All day)
SLAGO Awayday to Whitstable

Some of us will be travelling on the 11:22 from Victoria, arriving at Whitstable at 12.51. Meet for lunch about 1pm in the Peter Cushing (Wetherspoons) 16 Oxford Street CT5 1DD. Oxford Street is the western end of the High Street. The pub is a very impressive former cinema.

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Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 12:00pm
CAGS Summer Tennis Finals

Finals of the summer tennis competitions. All spectators welcome.

Venue:
National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace SE19 2BB (Court number 4).
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Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

Croydon's LGBT reading group. We'll be discussing Astray by Emma Donoghue.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 26 September 2014 - 7:30pm
CAGS Music Evening

Classical CDs at Geoff's in Selsdon. 7:30 for 8:00 start. Programme arranged by host. Please note..........new parking restrictions.

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Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 8:00pm
Cheese and Wine Party

£3 and bring a bottle.

Venue:
David's in Park Hill (Croydon)
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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 11:15am
CAGS Chislehurst Walk

Led by Philip starting at Chislehurst Station (ticket hall) 11:15 am. Followed by pub lunch. TRAIN from E.Croydon dep. 10:08 to London Bridge (arr 10.25) then catch the (10:44 Sevenoaks bound) train to Chislehurst (arr 11.03). BUS from E.Croydon leave about 09:30 on the 119 to Bromley (South station) and from there catch the 162 to Chislehurst rail station these leave B.S. at 16,36 & 56 mins past the hour.

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Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

for lesbians and gay men over 50. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or leave a message on 07594 572 623.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
Friday, 3 October 2014 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders meeting

The regular monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB
Saturday, 4 October 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm
LGBT Consortium annual conference

Exploring ways to get the most of the network by working together to explore new opportunities and potential projects. To be followed by an optional informal social gathering on Canal Street

Venue:
LGF Manchester
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Saturday, 4 October 2014 - 5:15pm
Gay Transport Group

Open Invitation to all 17:00 for 17:30 start. Slide show by John of vintage buses from the '50s.Superb buffet from Waterside caterer Mark.Cost £6 for food and room hire.

Venue:
Waterside community centre,Woodvale Avenue,South Norwood, (Norwood Junction 10 minute walk)
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Tuesday, 7 October 2014 (All day)
50th anniversary of the founding of CHE

More details later.

Venue:
Manchester - more details to follow
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Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 11:30am
Silver Rainbow Lunch

for lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
Toby Carvery, 415 Brighton Road, South Croydon, CR2 6EJ
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Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 7:30pm
3F meeting Albany Trust

A talk about this long-established charity.

Venue:
St Botolph's Church, Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AB
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

Croydon's LGBT reading group. We'll be discussing Leaving Tangiers by Tahar Ben Jellou.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Quiz

The first event in the SLAGO cup season for 2013–14

Venue:
Spread Eagle, Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
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Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 10:00am
Cutting Edge Consortium Conference Equality and Religious Freedom: Equipping Activists for a Changing World

Workshop and plenary sessions with LGBTQ activists,representatives from faith groups, trade unions, humanist and secular organisations. Tickets £25 (£15 unwaged). Book your ticket as soon as possible from cuttingedgeconsortium1@googlemail.com or 07944 657841. Postponed from 5 April

Venue:
Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
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The Cutting Edge Consortium comprises different organisations working for the elimination of any faith-based homophobia/transphobia and institutionalised prejudice towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people.

Monday, 3 November 2014 - 11:00am
CAGS Imperial War museum visit

Meet at the Imperial War Museum at 11:00 for a two hour visit.Followed by a meal at the Horse & Stables pub 124,Westminster Bridge Road. All welcome

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Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Pub Evening

The regular get-together for members of the SLAGO groups.

Venue:
The Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road, SW12 9BP
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Friday, 7 November 2014 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders meeting

The regular monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB
Friday, 7 November 2014 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Liaison Committee

Representatives of the SLAGO groups will discuss the programme for the months ahead.

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South Wimbledon
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Tuesday, 18 November 2014 (All day)
LGBT History Month pre-launch

Pre-launch event for LGBT History Month 2015. More details later.

Venue:
Museum of St John, St John’s Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4DA
Thursday, 20 November 2014 (All day)
Trans Day of Remembrance

Remember trans people throughout the world who have suffered by murder or suicide.

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Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 9:30pm
3F meeting Surat Knan

Talk by Surat Knan, genderqueer activist and founder of Rainbow Jews.

Venue:
St Botolph's Church, Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AB
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Saturday, 22 November 2014 (All day)
Trans Day of Remembrance in Croydon

More details to follow.

Venue:
Croydon Central Library
Thursday, 27 November 2014 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

Croydon's LGBT reading group. We'll be discussing Why be happy when you could be normal? by Jeannette Winterson.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 5 December 2014 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders meeting

The regular monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB
Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

Croydon's LGBT reading group. Favourite poems, poets and verses to enjoy.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 2:30pm
SLAGO Table Tennis tournament

Date to be confirmed. The second event in the 2014–15 SLAGO Cup competition. All the SLAGO groups are invited to compete. Starting promptly at 2:30; to be followed by a local pub meal.

Venue:
Ernest Bevin College, Beechcroft Road, Tooting SW17 7DF
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Tuesday, 3 March 2015 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Quiz

General knowledge quiz hosted by SLG. Part of the 2014–15 SLAGO Cup Competition.

Venue:
The Bread and Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ
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Saturday, 11 April 2015 (All day)
SLAGO Awayday to Brighton

Our annual trip to Brighton for members of all SLAGO groups. More details later

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