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Previous years events

Note: GAW meetings (highlighted in colour) are mainly held in members' homes: the address and contact details are in the GAW Newsletter, sent to all members. Other events listed below are normally open to the public.

For 2019 events, see the diary.

Past events, 2018

See our 'Photos' page for photographs of some of these events.

Sunday 16 December: GAW meeting hosted by Kathryn in Forest Gate.

Sunday 25 November: GAW meeting hosted by Jill in Brighton.

Sunday 23 September: GAW meeting hosted by Kathryn in Forest Gate.

Saturday 23 June: GAW meeting hosted by David in Newhaven.

Sunday 13 May: GAW meeting hosted by Jeremy in Brentford.

Sunday 22 April: GAW meeting hosted by Bren in Walthamstow.

Thursday 22 March: Book launch for We want to tell you how ... 7 p.m. at Gays the Word Bookshop, 66 Marchmont Street, London WC1N 1AB.

Sunday 11 March: GAW meeting hosted by Ross in Purley.

Saturday 24 February: Paradise Press readings. 6:45 p.m. at New Cross Learning, 283–285 New Cross Road, London SE14 6AS

Tuesday 13 February: readings to celebrate LGBT History Month and forty years of GAW, and in memory of GAW member Rex Batten on what would have been his 90th birthday. 6:30 p.m. at Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8NB

Friday 9 February: book launch for Risking It by Jeremy Kingston, and Two Lives by Andrew Cooper at The King’s Head, 13 Westmoreland Street, London W1G 8PJ

Friday 26 January: Ross Burgess was reading from Diverse Performances at GEMS in Brighton.

Thursday 11 January: John Dixon's story 'Binkie and the Snowbirds' was read by Tim Blackwell as part of One Festival at The Space, London E14. Also Sunday 14th, Friday 19th, Tuesday 23rd.