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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Sunday, 11 December 2016 - 12:00pm
Naturist Swim (with SLG group )

12 noon to 2pm Bloomsbury.Go downstairs opp.entrance and ask for a locker key for which you have to leave some identification. Pool is in the basement go naked to the pool with your £5. Strictly naturist. Nearest station: Goodge Street.

Venue:
University of London Union, Malet Street, Bloomsbury. Admission £5.
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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 8:00pm
SLG meeting Adventures in Moving Pictures

One time broadcaster and photographer, Stephen McKenna makes a return visit to SLG with a talk in which he profiles his first steps in film making and his short form historic documentary strand, 'A Quiet Corner'.

Venue:
The Railway Tavern, 18 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UR
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Saturday, 17 December 2016 - 8:00pm
CAGS Christmas Party

Celebrate Christmas with your friends at Chairman David's party...open to all members. £3 towards food and bring your own bottle. We may have a Santa and presents will be given out to those of you that have been good this year.

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Thursday, 22 December 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Sociable lunch for all LGBT people over 50.

Venue:
The Boulevard, 7/8 Ruskin Parade, Selsdon Road, South Croydon CR2 6PW
Monday, 26 December 2016 - 3:30pm
Colin's Boxing Day Bash

Tea and mince pies with Colin in Upper Norwood. £3.00

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Monday, 26 December 2016 - 7:00pm
Festive Cheer at Streatham Wetherspoons

Join with SLG group on Boxing Day evening.Come for a drink and optional meal.

Venue:
Crown & Sceptre (Wetherspoons), 2a Streatham Hill, SW2 4AH (junc.with South Circular).
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Saturday, 31 December 2016 - 9:00pm
SLG New Year's Eve Party

Annual New Year's Eve Party at Bill Boyd's in Streatham, for SLG members and their friends. £3.00 towards the food and bring a bottle. Please book your place by 18th December.

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Tuesday, 3 January 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 tube and rail stations).
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Wednesday, 4 January 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Monday, 9 January 2017 - 1:30pm
CAGS Committee meeting

All members welcome to attend.

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With David in Park Hill
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Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly meeting Out in the Army

Former soldier James Wharton describes his life in the Household Cavalry. The first openly gay soldier to appear on the cover of the Army's magazine 'Soldier' in 2009.

Venue:
The Railway Tavern, 18 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UR
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 10:00am
CAGS Marden Valley Circular walk

Meet East.Croydon station (ticket hall or on platform) 10:00 for 10:11 train to Woldingham. 5 miles, Some but not too many hills. Some mud but slowish pace. Then late lunch at Knights Garden Centre. (Mains £8 ish.) N.B. Woldh'm just outside Oyster area. Led by Matthew.

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Thursday, 12 January 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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Saturday, 14 January 2017 - 2:30pm
CHE meeting

With a talk by Jeffrey Weeks. Other details to be confirmed. Light refreshments provided. No charge, but it would help our planning if you let us know you intend to come.

Venue:
London Friend, 86 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London N1 9DN
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Thursday, 19 January 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Friendly lunch for LGBT people over 50.

Venue:
The Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
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Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Just Above My Head by James Baldwin.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, 28 February 2017 (All day)
LGBT History Month 2017

Events throughout the month. More details later.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 7:45pm
The Brief Encounter Peter Scott-Presland and Andrew Lumsden

Our two speakers will be talking about the 1967 Sexual Offences Act which began the process of decriminalising gay sex. Part of CAGS's celebration of LGBT History Month.

Venue:
Upstairs at the Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thursday, 23 February 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing The Persian Boy by Mary Renault.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 3 March 2017 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Liaison Committee

Representatives of the various SLAGO groups (including CAGS and SLG) will discuss the programme for the months ahead. Speak to Ross or Roger if you have an idea as to what SLAGO could be doing,

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South Wimbledon
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Tuesday, 7 March 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 tube and rail stations).
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Monday, 13 March 2017 - 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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Thursday, 16 March 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Pub lunch for the over 50's. Just turn up.

Venue:
The Pear Tree, Brighton Road, Purley
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Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 8:00pm
The Big CAGS Get Together

The first of our new series of monthly meetings, normally on the third Tuesday of each month. More details later.

Venue:
Spread Eagle pub (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
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Thursday, 30 March 2017 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing The Crime Writer by Jill Dawson.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly meeting

The second in our new series of monthly meetings, normally on the third Tuesday of each month. More details later.

Venue:
Upstairs at the Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
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Thursday, 20 April 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Thursday 18th May Toby Carvery, Park Place, 54 Commonside West, Mitcham CR4 4HB

(provisional; revert to Eden Park if unsuitable)

Venue:
A Torré, Westow Street, Upper Norwood
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 (All day)
SLAGO away-day to Brighton

More details later. Date to be confirmed.

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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 tube and rail stations).
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Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 - 8:00pm
CAGS monthly meeting

Tuesday 16th May AGM - to be confirmed at our January committee meeting.

Venue:
Spread Eagle (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
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Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

(provisional; revert to Eden Park if unsuitable)

Venue:
Toby Carvery, Park Place, 54 Commonside West, Mitcham CR4 4HB
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
Wednesday, 7 June 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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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
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Lunch for mainly over 50's but all welcome.

Venue:
Sir Julian Huxley, Addington Road, Selsdon (Wetherspoons).(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
Wednesday, 5 July 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 20 July 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Lunch for mainly the over 50's but all are welcome.

Venue:
Coach House Café, Conduit Lane, Coombe Wood
Wednesday, 2 August 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Friday, 18 August 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Pub lunch for the mainly over 50's but all welcome. Just turn up.

Venue:
Crown & Sceptre, Junction Road, South Croydon
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

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Pub carvery lunch (about £7 ) for the mainly over 50's but all are welcome.

Venue:
The Gipsy Moth, Croydon Colonnades.(Off Purley Way, opposite the Airport. Plenty of free parking. Take 119 bus from opposite East Croydon Station or Park Street.)
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

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Pub lunch for the mainly over 50's but everybody welcome.

Venue:
The Windmill, 222 St James Road, Croydon
Wednesday, 1 November 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Pub lunch for the mainly over 50's but all welcome.

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to be advised
Wednesday, 6 December 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 for LGBT people over 50. £7. Booking required: info@silverrainbow.org.uk or phone Tom with your choice of main course.

Venue:
The Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road London SE25 4DX
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Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Pub lunch for the mainly over 50's but all members are welcome to attend.

Venue:
The Boulevard, Ruskin Parade, South Croydon

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