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, 31 January 2015 - 2:30pm
SLAGO Table Tennis tournament - CANCELLED

We regret that this event has been cancelled.

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Sunday, 1 February 2015 (All day) to Saturday, 28 February 2015 (All day)
LGBT History Month

Celebrating the lives and achievements of LGBT people. With displays all month in Croydon Library.

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Tuesday, 3 February 2015 - 8:00pm
The Brief Encounter Robert Brown

Robert will be bringing his book Through the eyes of Others, a collection of poems, photography, short stories, artwork and history from within and without the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community and their friends.

Venue:
Spread Eagle, Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 4 February 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
Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 4:00pm
LGBT History Month Croydon launch

Launch event for Croydon's LGBT History Month celebrations. All details subject to confirmation. Please note change of date.

Venue:
The Braithwaite Hall, Croydon Clocktower
Friday, 6 February 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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Friday, 6 February 2015 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Liaison Committee

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

Venue:
South Wimbledon
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Saturday, 7 February 2015 - 7:30pm
Tales Of Love, Lost And Found

An evening of storytelling with The Not So Lovelies, a lesbian drama group focusing on stories around the LGBT community. Tickets £5.

Venue:
Spread Eagle, Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Monday, 9 February 2015 - 5:00pm
LGBT History Month Display Library Launch

17:00 – 19:00 pm An event to launch the LGBT History Month display at Central library

Venue:
Level 1, Central Library, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
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Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 2:30pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

All welcome. Come along and influence the group direction !

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Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 7:00pm
Jarman in Pieces

A performance collage comprising original songs, film, interviews, ambient sounds and spoken word celebrating the life and work of Derek Jarman, film makers, painter, gay rights activist, author, gardener. First performed at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014.

Venue:
Thornton Heath Library, 190 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath CR7 7JB
Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 7:30pm
LGBT film Hockney (15)

David Hockney, six decades of his paintings inc. New York and California in the 1960s, Grand Canyon series & Yorkshire landscapes. Shows connections between his art and his relationships.Tickets £7.50 (concs £6). Book online via www.davidleancroydon.ticketsource.co.uk or at Croydon Visitor Centre near East Croydon Station.

Venue:
David Lean Cinema, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET. 2:30 and 7:30 pm
Saturday, 14 February 2015 (All day) to Sunday, 15 February 2015 (All day)
First festival of LGBT History

Two days of LGBT history. To include the launch of Volume One of Peter Scott-Presland's book Amiable Warriors, the history of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality.

Venue:
Manchester
Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 1:30pm
' Out and about group ' East London Walk

Meet Bethnal Green tube station 13:30 for walk to Whitechapel. Approx 3 miles,

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Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 4:30pm
Gay Transport Group

4.30pm for 5pm This month Paul Huggins will be showing us 'Some Urban Transport in North America'. Charge of £6 for buffet and roomhire.

Venue:
Waterside Centre, South Norwood SE25 4DX at the junction of Woodvale Avenue and Avenue Road.
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Saturday, 14 February 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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Sunday, 15 February 2015 (All day)
Book Launch Amiable Warriors

Launch of Amiable Warriors, a history of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality and its times, Volume One,by Peter Scott-Presland. Includes an account of the founding of Croydon CHE Group. Part of the Festival of LGBT History.

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Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 11:00am
Rainbow Badges at the Museum of Croydon

Design and make a rainbow badge. 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm.

Venue:
Museum of Croydon, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
The Rectory, 908 - 912 Brighton Road, Purley CR8 2LN (next to the United reformed Church)
Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 5:00pm
LGBT Conference

An informal gathering of young people to meet and chat about LGBT related issues. With a sharing of poetry by a local artist.If possible please bring a duvet, hot chocolate and biscuits will be provided.Starts at 17:00 Ends 19:00. CONTACT DETAILS:To register or seek further information please contact Will Rennison wrenniso@brit.croydon.sch.uk

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Reception at BRIT School for the Performing Arts & Technology 60 The Crescent Croydon CR0 2HN
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Mr Clive and Mr Page by Neil Bartlett.In February the reading group will be celebrating their Fourth Anniversary as part of LGBT History Month.)

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 7:30pm
LGBT film Pride

LGBT History Month. Pride retells the extraordinary true story of the support leant to striking Welsh miners by the LGBT community.

Venue:
David Lean Cinema, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET. 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Friday, 27 February 2015 - 7:30pm
Nineties Woman

At the Spread Eagle a one woman comedy show by Rosie Wilby.Part of LGBT History month. £10 admisssion,

Venue:
Spread Eagle Pub, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 4 March 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. Cost £7

Venue:
The Waterside Centre, 26 Avenue Road, London SE25 4DX
Friday, 6 March 2015 - 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, 10 March 2015 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Quiz

General knowledge quiz hosted by SLG. Part of the 2014–15 SLAGO Cup Competition.

Venue:
The Bread and Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ
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Saturday, 14 March 2015 - 8:00pm
CAGS Party

Party for all at David's in Park Hill,East Croydon.£3 towards food and bring a bottle.

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Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 8:00pm
The Brief Encounter Mark Watson

Councillor Mark Watson is Cabinet member for Safety and Justice on Croydon Council. In 1993 he set up Stonewall Immigration, now the UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG). He's been UK Managing Director of Gay.com, and he's Executive Director of the UK Foundation for AIDS Research. In 2003 he climbed Kilimanjaro for charity.

Venue:
Spread Eagle, Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 18 March 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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Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 7:30pm
Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho (satire musical )

in London's Westend from Tuesday 17th March until Saturday 21st. Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is a tongue in cheek musical satire based on Thatcher's relationship with the infamous Section 28 legislation. Make your own booking.

Venue:
Leicester Square Theatre
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Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For gay men and lesbians over 50.

Venue:
Toby Carvery Eden Park, 422 Upper Elmers End Road, Beckenham BR3 3HQ. (Take the 194 bus from East Croydon Station to Eden Park Station.)
Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing The Days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 27 March 2015 - 7:00pm
SLAGO party

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

Venue:
The Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR
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Thursday, 2 April 2015 - 2:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders meeting

The regular monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers. Please note change of date to a Thursday this month.

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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)
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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Thursday, 16 April 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
Coombe Lodge Coombe Road, Coombe Wood
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For gay men and lesbians over 50.

Friday, 17 April 2015 - 7:30pm
CAGS Classical Music Evening

CAGS classical music evening with Geoff in Selsdon. Arrive at 7.30 pm for an 8.00 pm start. £3.00 to cover refreshment costs.

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Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 7:30pm
SLAGO Ten-Pin Bowling

This event will count towards the 2014–15 SLAGO Cup Competition. Come along and support your group! Each player will have to pay £5, Spectators will be asked for a voluntary donation.

Venue:
Valley Park, Croydon.
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Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be discussing Trumpet by Jackie Kay.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Friday, 1 May 2015 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders meeting

The regular monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers, plus AGM.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB
Sunday, 17 May 2015 (All day)
IDAHO The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Celebrated worldwide.

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Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - 8:00pm
The Brief Encounter Kevin Maxwell

Gay, mixed-race, writer and advocate, former police officer. More details later.

Venue:
Spread Eagle, Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For gay men and lesbians over 50.

Venue:
The Spread Eagle Katherine Street, Croydon
Thursday, 21 May 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, 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, 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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Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50

Venue:
The Boulevard Ruskin Parade, South Croydon
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
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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Thursday, 16 July 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

for lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
The Coach House Café Conduit Lane, Coombe Wood
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, 20 August 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
The Gypsy Moth Carvery Croydon Collonades, Purley Way
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
Thursday, 17 September 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gay men over 50

Venue:
The Sir Julian Huxley Addington Road, Selsdon
Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading group

Well be discussing Carol : Patricia Highsmith

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

for lesbians and gay men over 50.

Venue:
Coombe Lodge Coombe Road, Coombe Wood
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
Thursday, 19 November 2015 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For lesbians and gaymen over 50

Venue:
Toby Carvery, Purley Oaks Brighton Road, Purley Oaks
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.

Venue:
The Boulevard Ruskin Parade, South Croydon

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