SLAGO Diary of Events

Saturday, 29 April 2017 - 11:15am
SLAGO Away Day trip to Brighton

Our annual trip to Brighton for members of all SLAGO groups. We'll be travelling in the fourth coach from the front of the 11.20 from Victoria, calling at Clapham Junction at 11.26, East Croydon at 11.35,arriving Brighton at 12.16. Lunch at 12.45 for 1.15 at Café Bella 120 St James's Street. The afternoon is free, meeting 5.30 for early evening meal at the Post & Telegraph Wetherspoons, 155–158 North Street,BN1 1EA.

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Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 8:00pm
Balham pub evening with SLAGO

Inter-group pub evening in the Balham Wetherspoons. Food available until 10pm.

Venue:
the Moon Under Water, 194 Balham High Road, SW12 0BP (opposite Balham station).
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Tuesday, 9 May 2017 - 8:00pm
SLG monthly meeting Coming out in Oxford

Author/ Campaigner Peter Scott-Presland recounts his student days at Oxford in the 1970s.

Venue:
The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 7:45pm
My mother said I never should (play)

Stage Play in Putney. Story moves through the lives of four generations of an ordinary northern family – grandmother,mother, daughter and granddaughter.

Venue:
Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW. £14,concs £10.
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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 1:30pm
IDAHOT day

IDAHOT - The International Day Against Homophobia takes place on Wednesday 17 May. See their
website for events and information : www.dayagainsthomophobia.org

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017 - 10:30am
SLG Visit to Desire, Love and Identity exhibition

EXHIBITION; Desire, Love, Identity 10.30am British Museum Bloomsbury. Free display explores LGBT histories through museum objects. Meet at ticket desk, Great Court. 12pm. Optional Wetherspoons Lunch after.

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British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG.
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Sunday, 28 May 2017 - 6:15pm
Film Visit: Querelle by Fassbinder (joint with SLG )

Fassbinder's dream-like film based on Genet's homoerotic tale about a beautiful, opium-dealing sailor on shore leave in the port of Brest. Tickets £7 (concs).

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British Film Institute, Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 6.10pm.
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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - 8:00pm
SLG monthly meeting Talking therapies

Psychotherapist Andrew Goode describes how greater self awareness and insight can free us of problems and anxieties and lead us to a more positive and fulfilled life.

Venue:
The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Sunday, 2 July 2017 - 2:00pm
CHE Conference

The Annual General Meeting and Conference of CHE, the Campaign for Homosexual Equality.

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Monday, 3 July 2017 - 8:00pm
Capital Quiz

A revival of the Capital Quiz, which was held successfully for many years. Teams of three are invited - at least one member of each team must be LGBT. Teams to be notified in advance to homopromos@googlemail.com. No entry fee: collection taken on the day.

Venue:
The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Rd, SE15 3BE
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Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 8:00pm
SLG monthly meeting LGBT in Justice

Chris Park from the Merton LGBT Forum traces UK law on same sex behaviour (mostly male-male) from 1533 to the present day.

Venue:
The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ (nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common).
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Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 8:00pm
Film showing for Croydon Pride The Einstein of sex

A very fine bio-pic by Rosa von Praunheim about the German gay rights pioneer Magnus Herschfeld. The film will be introduced by Peter Tatchell.

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Upstairs at The Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 8:00pm
Croydon PrideFest Cabaret

Cabaret headlined by Mark Bunyan and Peter Scott-Presland, to include Rainbow Voices and a variety of Pride's Got Talent performers.

Venue:
Spread Eagle pub (upstairs), 39-41 Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Next to the Town Hall.
Saturday, 15 July 2017 - 12:00pm
Croydon PrideFest 2017

Following the success of last year's march and stalls in Surrey Street, when about 500 LGBT Croydon supporters rallied at their first ever gay pride event in the town.The Pride Parade details yet to be confirmed.

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Queen’s Gardens, Katharine Street.near Town Hall.
Saturday, 29 July 2017 - 10:30am
Service of celebration

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act 1967. All Welcome. Followed by Reception.

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St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JH
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Sunday, 27 August 2017 - 2:30pm
CAGS / SLAGO Garden Party

The annual 'Mardi on the Grass'. Admission £5 and please bring a bottle. More details later.

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Saturday, 2 September 2017 (All day)
SLAGO day trip to Amberley

We hope to meet up with members of TAGS (The Arun Gay Society). Including a visit to the Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre. (provisional date).

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Friday, 29 September 2017 - 7:30pm
SLAGO Party

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

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The Calthorpe Arms, (upstairs room), 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR
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