SLAGO Diary of Events

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 12:30pm
SLG / CAGS Kingston Bridge - Hampton Court Palace Walk 2pm

2.5 miles Gentle walk along the Thames. See the Palace in all its festive splendour. Beforehand Optional LUNCH at 12.30pm in The Kings Tun, 153 Clarence Street Kingston, KT1 1QT, (Wetherspoons). The WALK STARTS at 2pm outside the pub. Good footwear needed as the riverside path might be wet & muddy. Afternoon tea/coffee etc available in The Palace Tea Room. Return by train from Hampton Court station to Clapham Junction.

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Friday, 29 December 2017 - 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, 2 January 2018 - 8:00pm
SLAGO Pub evening Balham

Inter-group pub evening in Balham Wetherspoons, (opposite Balham tube and rail stations). Food available until 10pm.

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the Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road,SW12 0BP
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Tuesday, 9 January 2018 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly meeting DAN WYE, WHY, WHY?!

Dan Wye and members of The LOUMGAIR Collective discuss the upcoming development of their latest theatre production exploring issues of self-worth, mental health difficulties faced by the LGBTQ community and the growing recognition of 'toxic masculinity', and they would like to hear about our own experiences of these issues.

Venue:
The Bread and Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street. (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting Jeremy Kingston

Jeremy Kingston, playwright, poet and former theatre critic for Punch and The Times, will talk about his lifetime involvement with the theatre and read some extracts from his poetry collections and the plays he has written.

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Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
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Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 2:00pm
CHE meeting

The main speaker will be Glenys Parry, long-term campaigner and former Chair of CHE. All welcome, no charge, refreshments provided.

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At the London Friend office, 86 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DN
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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly meeting Lord Alfred Douglas

“Alfred Bruce Douglas, you are charged that between 1891 and 1900 you did wilfully cause the physical, artistic and psychological murder of Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, author and gay liberation pioneer; and further, that you did conspire to contrive the death of his first and greatest lover, Robert Baldwin Ross, critic and gay liberation pioneer, between 1905 and 1918.” For the prosecution: Peter Scott-Presland; for the defence: Andrew Lumsden, QC. You are the jury.

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The Bread and Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street. (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting Jarman in Pieces

Filmmaker, painter, gay rights activist, author, gardener – Derek Jarman packed many roles into a short life. Jarman In Pieces is a performance collage comprising original songs, film, interviews from people who knew Jarman and his work, ambient sounds and spoken word that aims to celebrate the contrasts in Jarman's life rather than reconcile them.
Project Adorno are a two-man arts collective from southwest London whose electro-pop cabaret live performances read like a quirky thesis on popular culture from the last 30 years. Created and performed by Project Adorno

Venue:
Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
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Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly meeting SLAGO Quiz

A contest towards the 2018 SLAGO Cup competition.

Venue:
The Bread and Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street. (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting Opening Doors

A talk by Daniel West of Opening Doors.

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Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
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Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly meeting Dementia support

Maaike Palmier-Claus from the Alzheimer's Society describes the symtoms of dementia and talks about the support available for those affected and their family and friends.

Venue:
The Bread and Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street. (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly meeting Michael Shrimpton

Michael has had an interesting life, as barrister, immigration judge, and politician. He once shared a gaol cell with a serial killer. He's an experienced speaker and should give us an entertaining evening.

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Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
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Saturday, 28 April 2018 - 11:15am
SLAGO Away Day trip to Brighton

Our annual trip to Brighton for members of all SLAGO groups (provisional Date). More details later.

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Tuesday, 8 May 2018 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly meeting Gay Liberation Front

Stuart Feather describes his personal experience of this pioneering group in London 1970-74.

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The Bread and Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street. (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 8:00pm
SLG Monthly meeting Gay Folklore

Tony Porter provides a brief look at gay folklore.

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The Bread and Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off Clapham High Street. (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 8:00pm
CAGS Monthly Meeting Subject to be announced

Provisional date, depending on the availability of the venue.

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Spread Eagle pub 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
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Sunday, 24 June 2018 - 2:00pm
CHE Conference and AGM

All welcome, no charge, refreshments provided. More details later.

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At the London Friend office, 86 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DN
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Saturday, 7 July 2018 - 12:00pm
LONDON PRIDE

Details later

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Wednesday, 14 November 2018 (All day)
LGBT History Month 2019 pre-launch

The 2019 theme is once again Geography.

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British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB