SLG (South London Gays)

The Bread and Roses

Meetings October 2021 to July 2022

Meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 8 pm, currently at:
The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ
(a turning off Clapham High Street - nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common. The Bread and Roses is opposite the end of Navy Street).

View a map of the area

12 October SLG AGM SLG logo

9 November Curious Cases and Tantalizing Trials: Joseph, a Retired District Judge, describes some of the extraordinary people and situations he encountered during 42 years of legal practice as a barrister and judge, and also talks about the social and political changes which have influenced our legal processes and procedures. (Warning for the squeamish – some gory photographs will be shown!) Barrister in wig

14 December No meeting  

11 January 2022 No meeting (postponed to 8 March)  

8 February Between Worlds: A Queer Boy from the Valleys: Jeffrey Weeks, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at London Southbank University and author of many books on LGBTQ+ history and queer life, will read excerpts from his recently published memoir, followed by discussion. Jeffrey Weeks

8 March E. M. Forster and the Labouchere Family: Author and campaigner Andrew Lumsden describes how one member of the wealthy Labouchere banking family did E. M. Forster a very good turn while another, Henry Labouchere MP, did him great harm by authoring the Labouchere Amendment in 1885 criminalising any sexual move by one man towards another. E. M. Forster

12 April Kennington Cottaging: SLG member David reminisces about his brush with the law in1986 regarding an "incident" near Kennington tube. Cottaging

10 May QUIZ: Special guest appearance of Quizmeister Extraordinaire [to mix languages] Peter Scott-Presland, who way back in the mists of time set The Capital Quiz - your grandfather may remember that. All the usual subjects - and a few surprises. Peter Scott-Presland

14 June My Gay Life: Daniel, a longtime member, will give an autobiographical talk covering his upbringing, many years in the closet, and later life as an out gay man. Coming out of the closet

12 July SOHO: Saints, Sinners and In-betweeners: Chris Barlow from Outings in Art looks at the remarkable diversity of people who have made Soho the beating heart of Bohemian London. Outings In Art

Back to top of page

Web design by Foxearth IT Solutions.

Last updated 31 Mar 2022