LGBT Croydon

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

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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 8:00pm
Croydon Area Gay society AGM

C.A.G.S annual general meeting to vote for your new committee. All welcome but only paid members can vote.

Venue:
The Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
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Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Valentine Grey by Sandi Toksvig.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 29 May 2015 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Liaison Committee

Representatives of the various SLAGO groups will discuss the programme for the months ahead. Please note change of date.

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South Wimbledon
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Saturday, 30 May 2015 - 2:30pm
CHE AGM and Conference

The Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality. Speakers will include Sue Sanders and Jeff Evans of Schools Out / LGBT History Month, talking about ways our organisations can work together. We'll be reviewing progress on Amiable Warriors and discussing future plans. All welcome, but it would help our planning if you could let us know if you intend to come. Refreshments provided.

Venue:
London Friend, 86 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DN
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Wednesday, 3 June 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow: The Big Lunch

for lesbians and gay men over 50. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or leave a message on 07594 572 623. This will be Silver Rainbow's Big Lunch event (http://www.thebiglunch.com/) and celebrating seven years of Silver Rainbow.Come and be part of this special occasion.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
Friday, 5 June 2015 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders meeting

The regular monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers. Meetings start at 1pm at the CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, West Croydon (West Croydon Train Station & Tram Stop are a 5 minute walk to the CVA Resource Centre)

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Monday, 8 June 2015 - 12:15pm
CAGS Walk to Richmond Hill/Park

Meet Richmond station ticket hall at 12:15 for a superb walk up the hill and into Richmond Park with exhilarating views of the Thames and ending up at a stately old house eatery for tea and scones or light meals for under £10. We return descending via the lower slopes to the Thames.Round trip about 4-5 miles.Train from Clapham Junction (plat 5) at 11:58 (to Reading).Please let me know if coming......on the morning is fine. Chris

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Tuesday, 9 June 2015 - 8:00pm
SLG meeting Amiable Warriors

Author Peter Scott-Presland presents Volume One, A Space to Breathe, the story of the gay pioneers who founded the Campaign for Homosexual Equality, 1954-1973.

Venue:
The Bread and Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ
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Saturday, 13 June 2015 - 8:00pm
CAGS Party at David's

Party at David's in Parkhill (East Croydon). Please bring a bottle and £3 towards the food provided by him.

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Saturday, 13 June 2015 - 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 June 2015 - 10:15am
CAGS Wandle Walk

Meet ticket hall at East Croydon Station at 10.15 a.m. to catch the X26 bus from Dingwall Road at 10.25. to travel to Carshalton. From Carshalton Ponds, wander along the Wandle northwards three miles until we reach Morden Hall Park where we will stop for a drinks and comfort break. (Anyone wishing to leave the walk at this point can get the tram back to Croydon from Phipps Bridge, adjacent to the park.) The walk will continue for a further mile or so, finishing at Merton Abbey Mills where we will have lunch at The William Morris. Return to Croydon either by tube from Colliers Wood (5 minutes walk) and train from Balham, or by tram from Morden Road (10 - 15 minutes walk or bus it).

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Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 2:30pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

All CAGS members welcome.

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At Purley
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Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50

Venue:
The Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Saturday, 20 June 2015 (All day) to Sunday, 28 June 2015 (All day)
Croydon Heritage Festival

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Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 10:30am
S.L.G Visit to Chelsea Hospital/Pensioners

Chelsea Royal Hospital. Chelsea.We will visit the home of the Chelsea Pensioners, and see the magnificent Great Hall, the Chapel, Museum and grounds.There is also shop and cafe on site, where you can meet some of the pensioners. Free admission. Meet 10.30am at London Gate on Royal Hospital Road, SW3, corner of Franklins Row. Afterwards, possible lunch at Peter Jones top floor restaurant, Sloane Square, mains about £9-10.

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Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Saturday, 27 June 2015 (All day)
London Pride

Parade runs from Baker Street to Whitehall, via Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square. Events in Trafalgar Square and Soho. More details later.Come and join the Croydon group and have a great day out.

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London
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Wednesday, 1 July 2015 - 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 July 2015 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders meeting

Meetings start at 1pm at the CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, West Croydon (West Croydon Train Station & Tram Stop are a 5 minute walk to the CVA Resource Centre)

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Monday, 13 July 2015 - 11:00am
CAGS walk

Walk led by Philip Details later

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Tuesday, 14 July 2015 - 8:00pm
SLG meeting Gender violence

Researcher Neil Levitan from Brunel University talks about the obstacles faced by youth workers in tacking Gender Violence with young people.

Venue:
The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ
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Thursday, 16 July 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

for lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
the Coach House Café, Coombe Wood, Conduit Lane, Croydon CR0 5RQ
Sunday, 19 July 2015 - 1:00pm
Guildford Area Gay Society (GAGS) Annual Garden Party

At Eddie's in Farnborough, till 5.00pm.

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Tickets, which are £5.00 for GAGS members and £7.00 for non-members, may be obtained from Andrew Jupp 38 Highclere Gardens, Knaphill, Woking, Surrey GU21 2LR, by sending a cheque, a stamped addressed envelope and a list of the people that you are booking

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 - 8:00pm
The Brief Encounter Donald West

D. J. West has been a psychiatrist, criminologist, and pyschical researcher. His book Homosexuality was essential reading for all gay and lesbian people from the mid-1950s. Only much later, with the publication of his autobiography Gay Life Straight Work did he come out as gay himself.

Venue:
Upstairs at the Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Friday, 24 July 2015 - 7:45pm
AS YOU LIKE IT Shakespeare Play

Adrian Mann Theatre, Cheam Road, Ewell . Our very own leader David, stars in this drama.Wednesday,Thurs,Fri &Sat. Prices £10, £11, £12 ,£13 accordingly.

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Adrian Mann Theatre,nescot, Reiagte road, Ewell KT 17 3DS
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Saturday, 25 July 2015 (All day)
Trans Pride

The annual celebration for all trans people. More details later.

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Brighton.
Thursday, 30 July 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Ruby Fruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 30 July 2015 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting

Croydon's LGBT Police Consultation Group.

Venue:
Room F5, Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
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Saturday, 1 August 2015 (All day)
Brighton Pride

Pride parade, festival in Preston Park. More details later.

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Brighton.
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Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 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
Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 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
Monday, 24 August 2015 (All day) to Sunday, 30 August 2015 (All day)
Over the Rainbow Film Festival

Redhill's second festival of LGBT Films. More details later.

Venue:
The Harlequin Theatre & Cinema, Warwick Quadrant, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1NN
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Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Smut by Alan Bennett

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 2 September 2015 - 11:15am
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
Tuesday, 8 September 2015 - 7:00pm
Aurora meeting

Croydon's LGBT police consultation group. Provisional date.

Venue:
Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
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Thursday, 17 September 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
The Sir Julian Huxley, 152-154 Addington Road, Selsdon CR2 8LB (to be confirmed)
Saturday, 19 September 2015 (All day)
SLAGO Away Day to Whitstable

Leaving London around 10 am. More details later

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Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading group

Well be discussing Carol by Patricia Highsmith.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - 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
Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

for lesbians and gay men over 50.

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Venue to be confirmed.
Thursday, 29 October 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Straightening Ali by Amjeed Kabil.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - 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
Thursday, 19 November 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
Toby Carvery, Purley Oaks, 415 Brighton Road, South Croydon CR2 6ES (to be confirmed)
Saturday, 21 November 2015 - 2:00pm
Trans Day of Remembrance in Croydon

Organised by TransPALS and Aurora. More details later

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Venue to be confirmed.
Thursday, 26 November 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Mrs Keppel and her Daughter by Diana Souhami.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 10 December 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Briefs Encountered by Julian Clary.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For gay men and lesbians over 50.

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Venue to be confirmed.

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