SLG (South London Gays)

The Bread and Roses

Meetings September 2018 to March 2019

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).

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11 September Joe Orton: Fun & Laughs, his greatest comedy hits: SLG member John Carter wonders how much this challenging gay playwright is already fading from cultural consciousness and what his legacy will be. Joe orton 

9 October SLG AGM SLG 

13 November What is ChemSex?: David Stuart, Curator of the Dean Street Wellbeing programme, defines ChemSex and its effects, explains the major risks it poses to gay communities and focuses on ways of reducing the damage it causes.   ChemSex 

11 December Growing Up Gay – from the 1970s onwards: A personal account from Tony Porter. SLG 

8 January My Life in the Theatre as Critic and Playwright: Nick de Jongh, former Guardian arts writer and Evening Standard chief theatre critic, talks about his involvement with the theatre and the writing of his plays and books, which include Plague over England, The Unquiet Grave of Garcia Lorca, Pricked Out, and Politics, Pruderies and Perversions about censorship, which won The Theatre Books Prize. Nicholas de Jongh 

12 February Sex Education, Past and Present: When CHE and GLF started their campaigns in the early 70s to get the subject of homosexuality into schools, little did they know the minefield they were stepping into. For nearly 150 years 'sex education' had been a battleground in the war between the permissive progressives and the prohibiting reactionaries. Peter Scott-Presland charts the story of the great battles around the issues of sex education - battles for which at least one person paid with her life. [This is the SLG contribution to LGBT History Month.] Peter Scott-Presland 

12 March SLAGO Quiz: We are again hosting the first of this year's SLAGO Quizzes. SLAGO Quiz 

For other events organised by SLAGO groups, see the SLAGO diary.

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