Launch of Lost Places: An LGBT Anthology

13 February 2024 - 7.00 to 8.30 p.m.

Biograph Cinema

Carnegie Library, 192 Herne Hill Road, London SE24 0AG

We all have places which hold special significance in our lives, places which often have disappeared, remaining only in our memories. Lost Places is a collection of bitter-sweet recollections of such places by LGBT authors, published by Paradise Press.

Reading from the collection will be writers Ian Townson on Railton Road, John Dixon on public conveniences, Jeffery Doorn on The Biograph, Peter Scott-Presland on The Cape of Good Hope, Oxford, and poems by Beth Lister and Stephanie Dickinson.

This will be the first airing of this haunting collection. There will be refreshments. Book your tickets on Eventbrite

Readings and Promotion of Paradise Press

24 February 2024 - 7.30 to 8.30 p.m.

Jeffery Dorne

Hornsey Library, Haringey Park, London N8 9JA

Jeffrey has been involved in the gay community for over fifty years. He was a regular at the Stonewall Inn before it became a world-wide symbol of resistance. He's edited several PP anthologies.

Please bring along a short sample of your own work to share with us. Read More about this avent.

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Lost Places

27 February 2024 - 5.30 to 7.30 p.m.

V.G Lee

Shoe Lane Library, Hill House, 1 Little New Street, London EC4A 3JR

A Lost Places presentation evening with V G Lee, Stephanie Dickinson, Jeffrey Doorn and Micky Silver.

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Writing on Health And Mental Health

6 March 2024 - 5.45 to 7.45 p.m.

Dr Hastie Salih

Westminster Reference Library, 35 St Martin's Street, London WC2H 7HP

An evening of readings about LGBT+ health and mental health, headed up by Hastie Salih's presentation. Hastie is a semi-retired doctor who has specialised in this area.

She's also a member of GAW, a poet and author of the romantic lesbian thriller, Dahlia and Carys. Other GAW members will read related stories and poems. Members of the audience are also invited to bring along their work and read short extracts from it.

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