SLAGO Diary of Events
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.
Inter-group pub evening in the Balham Wetherspoons. Food available until 10pm.
Author/ Campaigner Peter Scott-Presland recounts his student days at Oxford in the 1970s.
Stage Play in Putney. Story moves through the lives of four generations of an ordinary northern family – grandmother,mother, daughter and granddaughter.
IDAHOT - The International Day Against Homophobia takes place on Wednesday 17 May. See their
website for events and information : www.dayagainsthomophobia.org
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.
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).
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.
The Annual General Meeting and Conference of CHE, the Campaign for Homosexual Equality.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. No entry fee: collection taken on the day.
Chris Park from the Merton LGBT Forum traces UK law on same sex behaviour (mostly male-male) from 1533 to the present day.
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.
Cabaret headlined by Mark Bunyan and Peter Scott-Presland, to include Rainbow Voices and a variety of Pride's Got Talent performers.
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.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act 1967. All Welcome. Followed by Reception.
The annual 'Mardi on the Grass'. Admission £5 and please bring a bottle. More details later.
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).