LGBT Croydon

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

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 11:00am
SLG Gallery Visit

Join the SLG group for a visit to the recently opened Newport Street Gallery.Contains Damien Hurst's art collection. Admission free. (Vauxhall tube) Followed by lunch at the Windmill pub, 44 Lambeth High St, SE1 7JS.

Venue:
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 6AJ (off Black Prince Road),
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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 - 11:15am
SLAGO Away Day trip to Brighton

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.

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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 station).
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Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

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.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 5 May 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Annual General Meeting

Monthly Meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers and their supporters.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Sunday, 7 May 2017 - 12:15pm
CAGS Afternoon Tea Party

Christopher is 65 today. He and Abey invite you all to drop in to celebrate at TW2 5HF. House open 12 :15 to 6 pm. Food provided free but do bring something to drink (alcoholic or juice ). From Richmond Station take H22 towards Hounslow or 490 bus towards Heathrow. Get off at Sixth Cross Road bus stop (next one after Mill Road). Cross the road from bus stop onto Manoel Road. Walk down left hand side until it morphs into Fulwell Park Avenue at the small green.(see street signs).

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Look up address and bring instructions with you. I will not have the time to tell everybody. Group members only please.

Monday, 8 May 2017 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting

Croydon's LGBT+ police consultation group.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (Room G4).
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Tuesday, 9 May 2017 - 8:00pm
SLG monthly meeting Coming out in Oxford

Author/ Campaigner Peter Scott-Presland recounts his student days at Oxford in the 1970s.

Venue:
The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 7:45pm
My mother said I never should (play)

Stage Play in Putney. Story moves through the lives of four generations of an ordinary northern family – grandmother,mother, daughter and granddaughter.

Venue:
Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14,concs £10.
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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly meeting and AGM

CAGS Annual General Meeting. Come and discuss the group's activities over the last near and its plans for the future, vote on a constitutional amendment, and elect the officers and committee for the coming year.

Venue:
Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 1:30pm
IDAHOT day

IDAHOT - The International Day Against Homophobia takes place on Wednesday 17 May. See their
website for events and information : www.dayagainsthomophobia.org

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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
Further details:

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, 18 May 2017 - 7:00pm
3F LGCM London Fellowship Meeting

7.00 for 7.30pm in Aldgate. Rev Andrew Richardson talks about the ethos and mission of St Botolph's. St Botolph’s Church, very near Aldgate tube.

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Friday, 19 May 2017 - 10:30am
CAGS Walk (Streatham Common to Crystal Palace)

Meet at STREATHAM COMMON station ticket office at 10:30 for a walk led by Colin across Norwood and ending up maybe as far as CRYSTAL PALACE station. Refreshment en route. Approx.3 miles.(Repeat of his excellent walk through the parks.)

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017 - 10:30am
SLG Visit to Desire, Love and Identity exhibition

EXHIBITION; Desire, Love, Identity 10.30am British Museum Bloomsbury. Free display explores LGBT histories through museum objects. Meet at ticket desk, Great Court. 12pm. Optional Wetherspoons Lunch after.

Venue:
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG.
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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
Sunday, 28 May 2017 - 6:15pm
Film Visit: Querelle by Fassbinder (joint with SLG )

Fassbinder's dream-like film based on Genet's homoerotic tale about a beautiful, opium-dealing sailor on shore leave in the port of Brest. Tickets £7 (concs).

Venue:
British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 6.10pm.
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Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - 6:00pm
Civil Service Dinner ( joint with SLG group )

Whitehall. Ian Wilson will host a dinner party at the Civil service Club. Meet in the bar from 6pm for a drink and dine at 7pm. Cost: about £12 excluding drinks and service. Dress: smart casual, tie optional.

Venue:
Civil Service Club, 13 Great Scotland Yard, SW1A 2HJ (off Northumberland Avenue and Whitehall) (Charing X or Embankment Tube).
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This is a great night out in town and very inexpensive. Order drinks from bar rather than at the table (cheaper).

Friday, 2 June 2017 - 1:30pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

For all LGBT asylum seekers and their friends.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Wednesday, 7 June 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

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.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - 8:00pm
SLG monthly meeting Talking therapies

Psychotherapist Andrew Goode describes how greater self awareness and insight can free us of problems and anxieties and lead us to a more positive and fulfilled life.

Venue:
The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Saturday, 17 June 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS Party

Another party hosted by our chairman David. £3 plus bring your own drink in East Croydon.

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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).
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
Sunday, 2 July 2017 - 2:00pm
CHE Conference

The Annual General Meeting and Conference of CHE, the Campaign for Homosexual Equality.

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Monday, 3 July 2017 - 8:00pm
Capital Quiz

A revival of the Capital Quiz, which was held successfully for many years. Teams of three are invited - at least one member of each team must be LGBT. Teams to be notified in advance to homopromos@googlemail.com. No entry fee: collection taken on the day.

Venue:
The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Rd, SE15 3BE
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Tuesday, 4 July 2017 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting

Croydon's LGBT+ police consultation group (provisional date).

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (room to be confirmed)
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Wednesday, 5 July 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

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.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 7 July 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

For all LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Saturday, 8 July 2017 - 12:00pm
PRIDE LONDON March & Events

Annual event to show LGBT is alive and kicking in Central London. All welcome to join us on the march.

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Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 8:00pm
SLG monthly 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 Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 8:00pm
Film showing for Croydon Pride The Einstein of sex

A very fine bio-pic by Rosa von Praunheim about the German gay rights pioneer Magnus Herschfeld. The film will be introduced by Peter Tatchell.

Venue:
Upstairs at The Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 8:00pm
Croydon PrideFest Cabaret

Cabaret headlined by Mark Bunyan and Peter Scott-Presland, to include Rainbow Voices and a variety of Pride's Got Talent performers.

Venue:
Spread Eagle pub (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Saturday, 15 July 2017 - 12:00pm
Croydon PrideFest 2017

Following the success of last year's march and stalls in Surrey Street, when about 500 LGBT Croydon supporters rallied at their first ever gay pride event in the town.The Pride Parade details yet to be confirmed.

Venue:
Queen’s Gardens, Katharine Street.near Town Hall.
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
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

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.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 4 August 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Thursday, 17 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
Sunday, 27 August 2017 - 2:30pm
CAGS / SLAGO Garden Party

The annual 'Mardi on the Grass'. Admission £5 and please bring a bottle. More details later.

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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
Friday, 1 September 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
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

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.

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
Further details:

(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

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.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 6 October 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers. Black History Month.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
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
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

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.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 3 November 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 12:00pm
CAGS Lunch Club

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

Venue:
to be advised
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

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.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 8 December 2017 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Meeting (Christmas Party ?)

Party for all LGBT asylum seekers and their supporters.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon station)
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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