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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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 - 12:30pm
Croydon PrideFest

Parade down North End, led by Rainbows Across Borders (parade assembles 12:30 pm near Marks & Spencer) for 1.30 start. parading through North End : Cross the Tramway to enter the High Street & then turn first right into Surrey Street. The Parade will be greeted by the Mayor (who might double up by also Parading). The Festival Staged events with stalls will take place in Surrey Street with a children’s play space in Kennedy’s Yard.Festival in Surrey Street with stalls, food, drink, etc, and entertainment by Topping and Butch and other acts. See press release at http://news.croydon.gov.uk/croydon-pride-fest-coming-to-surrey-street/.

Venue:
Central Croydon
Friday, 2 September 2016 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Saturday, 3 September 2016 (All day)
SLAGO awayday to Littlehampton

We hope to meet up with members of TAGS (The Arun Gay Society). We will travel on the 09.47 train from Victoria, (Clapham Junction 09.53, East Croydon 10.03), to arrive in Littlehampton at 11.29. On arrival, we will meet our hosts at the Look and See Café,10 minutes walk from the station, before moving on to lunch. Afterwards, there will be an opportunity to explore the town.

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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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Tuesday, 6 September 2016 - 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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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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Saturday, 10 September 2016 - 8:00pm
TransPALS

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

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 8:00pm
SLG Meeting Adventures of a Happy Homosexual

Author and campaigner Terry Sanderson presents his new book recounting his experiences of gay life in Britain over the past 40 years

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

Chairman David kindly invites us to another of his wonderful party's near East Croydon station. £3 for food and bring a bottle.

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Monday, 19 September 2016 - 10:45am
CAGS Epsom Downs Walk

Led by Francis the walk from Tattenham Corner station over Epsom Downs to Headley (lunch at the Cock Inn) and back to Tadworth station. About 5 miles and no big hills. Train from East Croydon,10:07 (9.50 from London Bridge) arrives at Tattenham Corner at 10.40. Parking details unknown.

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Pub lunch is quite expensive.... around £13 so you may prefer to bring your own sarnies.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 8:00pm
The Brief Encounter David Ledain

David Ledain is a writer and publisher. He has put together the anthology Gay Dad (published June 2016, £8.99): ten true stories of divorced gay men with kids living in Britain today. David will be talking about the book and how he came to write and publish it, and will have copies for sale. Meeting open to all, no charge.

Venue:
Upstairs at the Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
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Thursday, 22 September 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Sociable lunch for LGBT people over 50.

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
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 7:30pm
CAGS Classical Music evening.

Friday 30 September at Geoff's flat in Caterham. 7.30 for 8. Geoff will choose the classical music programme. Newcomers welcome.

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Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

For LGBT people 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, 13 October 2016 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Pub Evening

Our second pub evening at this new venue. It 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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Thursday, 20 October 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Sociable lunch for LGBT people over 50.

Venue:
The Windmill, 222 St James Road, Croydon CR0 2BW. (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 LGBT people 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
Friday, 11 November 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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Tuesday, 15 November 2016 - 8:00pm
The Brief Encounter Cari Mitchell and Niki Adams

Cari and Niki, from the English Collective of Prostitutes, are the most articulate proponents for the law to recognise the right of women sex workers to practise in safety.

Venue:
Upstairs at the Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Thursday, 17 November 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Silver Rainbow Lunch for LGBT people over 50,

Venue:
The Postal Order, 32-33 Westow Street, Upper Norwood SE19 3RW. (Wetherspoons)
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

Sociable lunch for all LGBT people over 50.

Venue:
The Boulevard, 7/8 Ruskin Parade, Selsdon Road, South Croydon CR2 6PW

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