LGBT History Month 2016
There will once again be displays in the Library throughout the month commemorating LGBT history and showcasing local LGBT organisations. See photos at http://lgbt-croydon.org.uk/lgbthm-2016.
Visit the Museum of Croydon and discover the life and stories of LGBT people in Croydon. Collect the trail from the Museum of Croydon gallery. Every Tuesday to Saturday throughout the month, 10:30am to 5pm. No charge.
Art Lester is the Minister of Croydon Unitarian Church. An American by birth, he has lived and worked in many different countries, including Botswana, the Dominican Republic, Kenya, Ireland and Spain. He has been a restaurateur, clown, fire tower guard, counsellor, village level teacher of agriculture, bartender and group facilitator. Along the way he has written and published widely. His talk, entitled "Thank God I'm an Agnostic", examined the parallels between being a Unitarian and the LGBT struggle for acceptance.
12:00 for 12:30 £7 Social eat for LGBT people over 50. Booking required: firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message on 07594 572 623.
Wed 3rd to Sat 6th Feb. 7.30 ‘Carnival Dreams’ The show has a strong Diversity theme. Thurs & Sat matinees 2.30 Tickets: £20.50 to £29.50 Box office 020 8688 9291.
The monthly meeting for LGBT asylum seekers. This time meeting at the Braithwaite Hall for a brief business meeting and training session on promotion of mental health followed by a Chorus Rehearsal and networking with other groups prior to their performing at the Civic Launch of LGBT History Month at 5pm.
A celebratory launch of Croydon LGBT History Month 2016 with live music and performances. Light refreshments provided. . Book your place with Carol Sawyer - email@example.com. To be followed by The Big Night Out at Matthews Yard.
Free event but booking required: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-launch-ofschools-out-uk-national-l...
Performances from Croydon College and others, plus networking. Hot food and specially brewed 'Pink Beer' from Cronx on sale throughout the evening.
Come and meet members of Outline, Surrey's LGBT support organisation. Help us put LGBT History on the map in Surrey with the Historic England Pride of Place mapping project. Enjoy coffee and cake and a behind the scenes tour (11am) of Surrey History Centre. Free, booking not required, all welcome.
A day full of presentations and events exploring a range of exciting LGBT history topics. All events are free entry on a first come first served basis (no booking needed). Ross Burgess is giving one of the presentations.
An exciting full day for all the family and workers in education. Continuous readings from children's and young adults books from wonderful readers and authors including Ian McKellen, Bonnie Greer, Stuart Milk (Harvey Milk’s Nephew), James Dawson and many more.. Free events, but pre-booking required: http://museumoflondon.org.uk/lgbt-festival
Celebrating the lives and struggles of older LBGT people. Main speaker, Peter Scott-Presland. Tea and cakes provided. Free but booking required: Robert.Bridgewater@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.
Writer and social historian Stephen Bourne talks about some of the gay men who helped Britain win the Second World War. Please note change of venue.
Members of the various SLAGO groups will gather in Croydon.
The latest show by Rosie Wilby, lesbian comedian. "Hilarious... Jo Brand-meets-Eddie Izzard comedy free-styling… Will have you laughing so much your lungs will feel like they've had a workout." £10. Book direct on 020 8781 1134.
Our regular event for all trans people at our usual venue.
Tue 9th 7:30; The Danish Girl Tue 16th 2:30 (subtitles for people with hearing loss) and Thu 18th, 11:00 and 7:30.First sex change story.Evocative views in Denmark.
Making mobiles at the Museum of Croydon. Drop in, free family fun for LGBT History Month! Two sessions: 11–1 and 2–4.
For LGBT people over 50. If you've not been to a Silver Rainbow lunch before why not ring us on 07594 572 623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can look out for you.
Gill and Garth Hewitt talking and singing about the Amos Trust, challenging injustice, building hope and positive change, and the annual arts, faith and justice festival Greenbelt. 3F is the central London Fellowship of LGCM, the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement.
For professionals working with LGBTQ+ young people. Speakers, workshops and films focusing on the voices and experiences of LGBTQ+ young people; top tips on how to support them, from speakers who are professionals in this field; signposting to services for further training. To book a place, email your name, place of work, job title and contact number to Isabel Toms-Whittle, Thebridge@croydon.gov.uk, 07734 778 677.
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Peter Scott-Presland will be talking about the origins of CHE and his book Amiable Warriors. An LGBT History Month event.
Various events, including an Academic Conference. Ross Burgess will be speaking.
We'll be reading ‘A Place Called Winter’ By Patrick Gale
Romantic drama based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith (which was a Rainbow Reading Group book of the month recently). An additional showing as the January showings were fully booked. Book online via TicketSource - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/davidleancroydon.
Outcome, Islington Mind LGBT Service, offers tasters from its activities and therapies. Celebrating LGBT History Month and International Women Day. Book your place with firstname.lastname@example.org. Lunch served.