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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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 7:30pm
CAGS Cheese and Wine Party

Francis invites you to a cheese and wine evening in Coulsdon.Bring a bottle and £2.

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In Coulsdon
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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 3:00pm
CAGS Tea/Coffee party

Social in Anerley £2.

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Reg & Alan's in Anerley
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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

Croydon's LGBT reading group. We'll be discussing The Yacoubian Building by Alaa al Aswany.

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

Monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB
Saturday, 2 August 2014 (All day)
Brighton Pride

Parade leaves Marine Drive after 11am and rolls into Preston Park between 1 pm-3pm. You will need an advance ticket for £20 to get in to see the stage acts and stalls etc. (see their websites for better info). The Pride Village party (separate event) down on the promenade also requires a £5 wristband 6pm to 12:30 am. You can get this from gay venues on the day. No group trip as such but you can aim for the 10:08 or 14:08 train from East Croydon and trains come back as late as 23:11, 23:25, 23:37 and even 03:50

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Thursday, 7 August 2014 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow lunch

For gay men and lesbians over 50. The Carvery is directly opposite Eden Park Station. The 194 bus takes about 30 minutes from East Croydon Station to Eden Park Station. The entrance to the pub is round the corner in Monks Way, as is the car park.

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Eden Park Toby Carvery, 422 Upper Elmers End Road, Beckenham BR3 3HQ
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Friday, 8 August 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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Saturday, 9 August 2014 - 8:00pm
Croydon Trans Group

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

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Monday, 11 August 2014 - 11:00am
CAGS Caterham to Merstham Walk

Meet ticket hall Caterham Station. Catch the 10:34 train from East Croydon due Caterham at 10:58. Then walk about 4 miles to Merstham and catch the 405 bus or train back.

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Monday, 11 August 2014 - 2:30pm
CAGS Committee meeting

All CAGS members welcome to attend.Please let Ross or Roger know you're coming.

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Purley
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Friday, 15 August 2014 - 8:00pm
CAGS cheese and wine party.

Bring a bottle and £3

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Upper Norwood
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Wednesday, 20 August 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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Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 2:00pm
CAGS Party in the garden

To save Alan & Reg the hassle of doing food... its bring your own plate/box with something ! One of salad,meat,cheese,savoury,cake,fruit etc to share.This gives people who can't host a chance to be creative ! Bring some drink too.How much you bring should be based on how much you are likely to scoff but remember its a sharing fun occasion and we just need different things. Ring Chris on 0208 898 1405 if you have any doubts over food to bring. Indoors if weather poor.

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Anerley
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Monday, 25 August 2014 (All day)
Summer bank holiday

Bank holiday.

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

Croydon's LGBT reading group. We'll be discussing Rough Music by Patrick Gale.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 6:00pm
CAGS Party at Pat's

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

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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.

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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
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 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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Friday, 12 September 2014 - 7:00pm
SLAGO Party

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

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

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

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 11:15am
CAGS Chislehurst Walk (POSSIBLY) see next month's letter for exact date

Led by Philip starting at Chislehurst Station (ticket hall) 11:15 am. Followed by pub lunch.
TRAIN from E.Croydon 10:08 to London Bridge (arr 10.25) then catch the 10:44 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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THE DATE FOR THIS WALK HAS NOT BEEN FIXED.I HAVE JUST PUT IT HERE AS A SAVE INFO.CORRECT DATE TO BE ALTERED WHEN PHILIP LETS ME KNOW.

Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:00pm
The Brief Encounter Tony Butchart-Kelly

Tony 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.

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The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
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Saturday, 20 September 2014 (All day)
SLAGO Awayday to Whitstable

More details later

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

Finals of the summer tennis competitions. All spectators welcome.

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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
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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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
Tuesday, 7 October 2014 (All day)
50th anniversary of the founding of CHE

More details later.

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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

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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.

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
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, 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, 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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