October 2021 to March 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
||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!)
|11 January 2022
||No meeting (postponed to 8 March)
|8 February 2022
||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.
|8 March 2022
||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
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