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, 22 July 2016 (All day) to Sunday, 24 July 2016 (All day)
Trans Pride, Brighton

Film night on Friday, main event (march, park and dance party) on Saturday, wind-down with a picnic on the beach (weather permitting) on Sunday.

Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 2:30pm
Rainbow Reading Group

We'll be reading James Miranda Barry by Patricia Duncker.

Venue:
Level One, Croydon Central Library, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Wednesday, 3 August 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

12:00 for 12:30 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
Friday, 5 August 2016 - 1:00pm
Rainbows Across Borders Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting for all LGBT asylum seekers.

Venue:
CVA resource centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB (near West Croydon Station).
Saturday, 6 August 2016 (All day)
Brighton Pride Parade

Now being marketed as "the UK’s biggest and best Pride event." Join the march to the park or simply watch the parade unfold. You will need to book tickets for the show afterwards.

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Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Pub Evening

We're starting a new series of pub evenings for members of all the SLAGO groups. If this evening goes well, we expect to repeat it on the second Thursday of every month. The venue 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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Friday, 12 August 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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Saturday, 13 August 2016 - 8:00pm
TransPALS

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

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Monday, 15 August 2016 - 2:30pm
CAGS Committee Meeting

Committee meeting at David's where future group plans are discussed. All CAGS members welcome to attend just come and listen or maybe suggest new things.

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Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 12:00pm
Silver Rainbow Lunch

Sociable lunch for LGBT people over 50, Just turn up.

Venue:
Crown & Sceptre, Junction Road, South Croydon
Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 3:00pm
Pre-CAGS garden party ERECTION day

Thursday afternoon, after the group meal, we are planning to erect the decking/canvas structures etc for Sunday's Garden Party at Roger and Ross's house. Can anybody help on Sunday too ?. We will need people to collect the money, help with the food, deal with the drinks and rubbish, washing up, etc, Cooks can create a quiche or cake etc. Speak to Ross or Roger in advance. GUESTS PLEASE RING A WEEK IN ADVANCE SO WE KNOW THE NUMBERS COMING. Chris

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Sunday, 21 August 2016 - 2:30pm
SLAGO Garden Party

With entertainment by Peter Scott-Presland. Admission £5. Please bring a bottle. if you would like to come, please contact us on 07827 397 817 or info@cags.org.uk at least a week beforehand.

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Purley
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Tuesday, 23 August 2016 - 8:00pm
Jesus Christ Superstar

South London Theatre's production of Jesus Christ Superstar at Stanley Halls, Norwood Junction, over Aug 23-27. Tickets are only £12/9 for what will be an excellent production, Robert X will be promoting a GOC evening on the 25th. Book via website.

Venue:
Stanley Halls, South Norwood Hill (nearest station Norwood Junction 7 mins walk)
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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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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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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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Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 11:00am
The Brief Encounter Speaker to be announced.

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
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, 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
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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