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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 2018 events, see the diary.

Past events, 2017

Friday 15 December: publication date for Andrew Cooper's Two Lives.

Sunday 10 December: GAW meeting hosted by Tom, Kingston.

Saturday 18 November: GAW meeting hosted by Joe and Ramon, Ealing.

Sunday 29th October: 50 years of being ourselves at the Cinema Museum, 2 Dugard Way, London SE11 4TH. Readings by GAW members in the afternoon session, and a talk by GAW member Peter Scott-Presland in the evening session.

Friday 20 October: GAW member Bren Gosling was performing as part of the Bloomsbury Festival.

Saturday 7 October: GAW meeting and AGM, Vale Community Centre, 17a Hadlow Close, Brighton BN2 0FH.

Sunday 24 September: GAW meeting hosted by Andrew, London NW1.

Tuesday 12 September: Paradise Press readings at South London Gays, The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ.

Sunday 27 August: South London LGBT garden party, Purley. Paradise Press books were on sale.

Saturday 19 August: GAW meeting hosted by David, Newhaven.

Sunday 23 July: GAW meeting hosted by Les, Cambridge.

Saturday 15 July: Croydon Pride. We once again had a GAW stall, promoting GAW and selling Paradise Press books.

Saturday 8 July: London Pride.

Tuesday 20 June: Paradise Press readings at CAGS (Croydon Area Gay Society).

Sunday 11 June: GAW meeting hosted by Ross, Purley.

Monday 5 June: Paradise Press author readings at UNIQUE, the LGBT disability group, the London Friend office.

Sunday 23 April: GAW meeting hosted by Jeremy, Brentford.

Sunday 19 March: GAW meeting hosted by Donald, South Kensington.

Tuesday 7 March: Readings by Paradise Press authors at the John Harvard Library Hall, Borough High Street.

Saturday 25 February: Paradise Press authors read poetry and prose at New Cross Learning.

Monday 20 February: Paradise Press Author Readings at Wise Thoughts / GFest. Walthamstow Central Library.

Sunday 29 January: GAW meeting hosted by Joe and Ramon, Ealing.