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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Saturday, 28 May 2016 - 4:00pm
CAGS Afternoon Tea party

Malcolm invites you to West Norwood for late afternoon/early evening 4-8 pm. £3 donation for food and please ring him before the 26th to book in.

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Wednesday, 1 June 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for lesbians and gay men over 50. £7. 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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Do come along to help support this..... Mark's catering is top drawer. Today's menu is:
Cottage pie and gravy with Peas, Carrots
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Broccoli and stilton quiche with Chips and Peas
Dessert is Jam and coconut sponge

Thursday, 2 June 2016 - 5:00pm
Croydon LGBT Steering Group

Representatives of Croydon's LGBT groups will review IDAHOT events, and plan for the future.

Venue:
Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard, Off Surrey Street, Croydon, CR0 1FF
Friday, 3 June 2016 - 1:30pm
Rainbows Across Borders Annual General Meeting

For all LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Friday, 10 June 2016 - 1:00pm
CAGS Summer Afternoon Tea party

Paul invites us over to Blackheath for an afternoon spread that will include savoury items as well as the cakes. The weather might just be good enough to get us into his garden for the first time ! All welcome.£2:50 towards the food.

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Bus 202 Crystal Palace/Blackheath Station pass his house.

Saturday, 11 June 2016 - 8:00pm
CAGS Wine and Cheese party

Another not to be missed party at chairman David's house in East Croydon. Bring a bottle and £3 to cover food expenses.

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Monday, 13 June 2016 - 2:30pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

All CAGS members welcome; otherwise contact any Committee member if you would like an issue raised.

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Park Hill
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016 - 8:00pm
SLG Meeting Europe and the fight for LGBTI equality

Streatham MP Chuka Umunna looks at the EU’s role in championing equality for LGBTI people and the work left to be done.

Venue:
The Railway Tavern, 18 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UR
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Pub Evening

Members of the various SLAGO groups will gather in Croydon from 8pm onwards.

Venue:
The Dog and Bull, 24 Surrey Street, Croydon CR0 1RG
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Thursday, 16 June 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Silver Rainbow Lunch for lesbians and gay men over 50. (64 bus from East Croydon to Old Farleigh Road. Drivers use Sainsbury’s car park)

Venue:
Sir Julian Huxley, Addington Road, Selsdon CR2 8LB
Thursday, 16 June 2016 - 7:00pm
3F meeting Steve Lowe

3F member Steve Lowe will be talking about the gospels' affirmation of LGBT people. 3F is the central London Fellowship of LGCM, the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement.

Venue:
St Botolph's Church, Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AB
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Saturday, 18 June 2016 (All day) to Sunday, 26 June 2016 (All day)
Croydon Heritage Festival Undiscovered Croydon

CAGS has been invited to get involved again this year.

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Saturday, 18 June 2016 - 8:00pm
I am a camera (pre-basis of Cabaret)

The play "| Am A Camera," (on which Cabaret is based) is being performed on Saturday June 18th.Meet at 7:30 onwards for an 8 pm start. Book your own tickets for £9 as a non-member concession (of Steve Harris)

Venue:
South London Theatre (Stanley Halls) 12A, South Norwood Hill London SE25 6AB
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Nearest Station is Norwood Junction. Bus routes 196, 410 stop outside Stanley Halls. The 197, 157, 75 stop near.

Friday, 24 June 2016 - 8:00pm
CAGS Classical Music evening

Classical music at Tony's in Shirley. Program chosen by Peter M. Meet at 7:30 for 8pm start.

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Saturday, 25 June 2016 (All day)
London Pride Parade

The annual parade through central London.

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Sunday, 26 June 2016 - 12:00pm
Naturist Swim

Join James of SLG for a naturist swim. Admission £5. On arrival walk down the stairs opposite the entrance and ask for a locker key at the desk, for which you have to leave some identification. The pool is in the basement and having disposed of all your clothes you go the pool with your £5. The event is strictly naturist. Nearest station: Goodge Street.

Venue:
University of London Student Central, Malet St, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HY
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Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing The Friendly Young Ladies By Mary Renault

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 1 July 2016 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

For all LGBT asylum seekers. Session Five : Education and Training : Promotion of Mental Health

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Monday, 4 July 2016 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting

Croydon's LGBT police consultation group.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (Room F4)
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Wednesday, 6 July 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Council run lunch. For lesbians and gay men over 50. Advance booking required. 12:00 for 12:30 Cost £7 pay on the day. info@silverrainbow.org.uk or leave a message on 07594 572 623.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
Friday, 15 July 2016 - 8:00pm
CAGS Shorts Party ! It's summer !

Andrew has kindly offered to host a shorts party with food (£3 donation). Please bring a bottle and let him know in advance.

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Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - 8:00pm
The Brief Encounter Mansel Stimpson

Mansel Stimpson has been a film critic for What's on in London and Gay Times. He's currently chief reviewer and co-editor of the annual Film Review (http://www.filmreviewdaily.com/). He will be talking about his life and his experiences of gay life in the 1970s. as described in his book No Drum To Beat, published in 2014 but written 30 years before. No charge, open to all.

Venue:
Upstairs at the Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thursday, 21 July 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Silver rainbow lunch for the mainly over 50's lesbian and gaymen. Open to all.

Venue:
Coach House Café, Conduit Lane, Coombe Wood
Friday, 22 July 2016 (All day) to Sunday, 24 July 2016 (All day)
Trans Pride, Brighton

Film night on Friday, main event (march, park and dance party) on Saturday, wind-down with a picnic on the beach (weather permitting) on Sunday.

Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be reading James Miranda Barry By Patricia Duncker

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 3 August 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 Lunch for lesbians and gay men over 50. £7 Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or leave a message on 07594 572 623.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
Saturday, 6 August 2016 (All day)
Brighton Pride Parade

Now being marketed as "the UK’s biggest and best Pride event."

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Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Pub Evening

We're starting a new series of pub evenings for members of all the SLAGO groups. If this evening goes well, we expect to repeat it on the second Thursday of every month. The venue serves beer and burgers, also coffee and cakes, up till 9pm.

Venue:
Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard, Off Surrey Street, Croydon, CR0 1FF
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Friday, 12 August 2016 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Liaison Committee

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

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South Wimbledon
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Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Mainly for lesbians and gay men over 50 but its a sociable lunch, open to all.Just turn up.

Venue:
Crown & Sceptre, Junction Road, South Croydon
Sunday, 21 August 2016 - 2:30pm
SLAGO Garden Party

With entertainment by Peter Scott-Presland. Please bring a bottle. Food provided (charges and other details still to be announced). Please note change of date.

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Purley
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Thursday, 25 August 2016 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be reading 'The Gracekeepers' By Kirsty Logan

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Sunday, 28 August 2016 (All day)
Croydon PrideFest

More details later.

Saturday, 3 September 2016 (All day)
SLAGO awayday to Littlehampton

We hope to meet up with members of TAGS (The Arun Gay Society). More details later.

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Monday, 5 September 2016 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting (provisional date)

Croydon's LGBT police consultation group.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET (room to be confirmed)
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Wednesday, 7 September 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

for lesbians and gay men over 50. £7 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, 22 September 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Silver rainbow lunch for the mainly over 50's Lesbian and gaymen but all welcome at venue see below.

Venue:
The Gipsy Moth, Croydon Colonnades (Off Purley Way, opposite the Airport. Plenty of free parking. By public transport, take 119 bus from opposite East Croydon Station or Park Street.)
Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing 'Mr Loverman' By Bernardine Evaristo

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

for the over 50's lesbians and gaymen. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or leave a message on 07594 572 623.

Thursday, 20 October 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Silver rainbow lunch for the mainly over 50's lesbian and gaymen but all welcome.

Venue:
The Windmill, 222 St James Road, Croydon (Large car park at the rear, access from Lansdowne Road, or ten minutes’ walk from East Croydon via Dingwall Road and Lansdowne Road)
Thursday, 27 October 2016 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing 'The City of Devi 'By Manil Suri

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 2 November 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for lesbians and gay men over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or leave a message on 07594 572 623.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
Thursday, 17 November 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Silver Rainbow Lunch for the mainly over 50's lesbian and gaymen.

Venue:
The Postal Order, Westow Street, Upper Norwood. (Wetherspoons)
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Saturday, 19 November 2016 (All day)
Trans Day of Remembrance event (Croydon)

More details nearer the date.

Sunday, 20 November 2016 - 12:30pm
Trans Day of Remembrance event (London)

More details to follow.

Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing 'In a Strange Room'' By Damon Galgut

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 1 December 2016 (All day)
World AIDS Day

Commemorated worldwide.

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30. for lesbians and gay men over 50. Booking required in advance. £7 payable on the day. info@silverrainbow.org.uk or leave a message on 07594 572 623.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
Thursday, 8 December 2016 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Alexander McQueen : Beneath the Skin By Andrew Wilson

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 22 December 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
The Boulevard, Ruskin Parade, South Croydon

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