Information

This corner is realty a long list — of places, people you might like to know about or one day need. We can, of course, only publish the information that is sent in to us.


East London CHE presents a party at the Rehersal Club, 3/4 Archer Street, W1. 8-11pm Tuesday 27th Feb, 1973. Admission 35p inc. refreshments.

Southampton Area: Gay men & women welcome to new group. Details from Ken, Romsey 512959

Bristol Gay Students Society – for all young people, male & female. Regular meetings, social events, guest speakers, theatre visits, awareness groups. Write to Trevor Locke, Gay Students Soc., University of Bristol Union, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1LN for programme of events. Tel: Bristol 35035.

London GLF Jumble Sale: on Saturday February 24th at 2.30pm at All Saints Hall, Powis Gdns, W11

Campaign for Homosexual Equality London Information Centre, 22 Great Windmill Street, London W1. Tel: 01-437 7363. Office open daily, noon to 10pm.

CHE All London Political Action Group, 22 Greet Windmill Street, London W1. Telephone: 01-437 7363

Gay group for CHE Conference Ball at Morecambe in April. Tel. Lancaster 2750.

Social group for homosexual men and women meeting in London – weekends in East End, midweek in various small groups. Come and make new friends in congenial surroundings. Wirte for details to SK group, c/o Albany Trust, 32 Shaftesbury Ave, W1.

CHALLENGE is a social group for gay women and men over 21. We have weekly meetings at 3 London branches and would be delighted if you would join us for a drink and a chat. Please telephone any evening between 7 and 11. Dial 567 5085 and the operator will give you the number of the member of the evening. Do call us.

LESBIAN LIBERATION meets Wednesdays 8 pm at the South London Womens Liberation Centre, 14 Radnor Terrace, SW8. (near Vauxhall Tube). ALL WOMEN WELCOME. Telephone 01-622 8405 Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri evenings only.

OXFORD GAY ACTION GROUP. Regular meetings take piece on Sundays at 8pm in the ‘Marlborough Arms’, St Thomas Street, Oxford.

New CHE group forming in Streatham. Contact Ian F. Clayton, 56 Hillbrook Road, SW17.

GAY MARXIST GROUP now forming. Politically committed homosexuals of both sexes welcome. Details 01 794 3368.

SAPPHO meets every first Monday in the month at Euston Tavern, corner Judd Street/Euston Rd, London, NW1, 7.30 pm upstairs room. All women welcome. SAPPHO 30p inc post for single copies from BCM/PETREL, LONDON WC1V 6XX.

Brighton Gay Soc meets weekly. Contact Ray at Brighton 686939.

CHE’s Political Action Group is looking for a group of university/polytechnic students/lecturers interested in conducting a survey among the public into attitudes to homosexuality. The aim of the enquiry is to help shape the future campaigning activities of CHE. Offers of help, suggestions etc should be addressed to: David Hyde, PAG, CHE London Information Centre, 22 Greet Windmill Street, London W1. Tel: 01-437 7363.

GAYSOC: for homosexual men end women in any school or college of London University – undergraduate, postgraduate or staff. Social, political end campaigning activities aimed at creating better conditions for gays within the university – then the world! Write (enclosing SAE please): GAYSOC, ULU, Malet Street, WC1.

Abortion, contraception, entertainment, transport, legal advice, jobs, alternative? Work, food, hitchhiking, cheep furnishings communications, shelter, late night services, accommodation, free services, ad infinitum… Contact: Nutshell Information Service, Phone: Birmingham 779-2483 24 hours every day. (Ask for Nuuhell as we share a line with St Basil’s Centre.)

Homosexual Counselling end Parent’s Enquiry. You or your son, daughter, parent or friend could be homosexual and may need help end understanding. Write for appointment to FRIEND, Centre, Broadley Terrace, London NW1 or telephone 01-402 6345 Mondays to Fridays 7.30 to 9.30 pm.

Leicester Gay Awareness Group ring Leicester 73B832, ask for Clive or John.

Oxford Gay Action Group meets every Sunday at 8 pm in the Marlborough, St Thomas Street. Fortnightly discos from Fri. Jan 5th at the Cape of Good Hope, The Plain, Oxford. Further info – Oxford 45301 between 7 pm end 8 pm.

Warwick Gay Soc has started. Meets every Tuesday 6 pm in the Coffee Bar at the University. Contact Irwin Timms, 60 Russell Terrace, Leamington Spa, or Jill Brown, H44, Rootes Hall.

Stepney: CHE group forming around this area and including the other parts of East London not catered for. For details ring Mike 01-476 7980

Manchester University Homophile Society social events, campaigning – open to all – meets Thursdays, 8pm, meeting room 4, University Union, Oxford Road

CHE Cardiff now meets at Chapter Arts Centre, Market Street, Canton, Cardiff every other Monday. (Nov 20th etc.) Gay News will be on sale.

Woman’s Liberation Workshop, 3 Shavers Place, London W1. Tel: 01-839 3918

LEEDS G.L.F. Joint Office, 153 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds.

Fellowship in Christ the Liberator, Communion service 8pm, Sundays, West Kensington. Details: FCL c/o 61 Earls Court Square, London SW5

“Gay Cambridge”, a joint CHE/GLF group covering both the town and university Meets every fortnight, wekkly university term. Contact Bernard Greaves, 29 John Street, Cambridge, phone Cambridge 52661

Streatham area – newly formed CHE group meets regularly. Details: Ian Clayton, 56 Hillbrook Rd, SW17.

YOUNG GAYS meet regularly in London. The CHE Youth Group meets fortnightly around Central London. Details from Mike or Jim at 01-385 7246

READING GAY ALLIANCE regular discos and society counselling, quiet meetings, public meetings, and action. Town and university. SAE for Newssheet: Room 7 30 London Rd, READiNG

Alternative Free Library needs donations of radical/liberated Gay Papers and Magazines. ESPECIALLY Back Issues. Please write Geoffrey Leigh, 30 Woodside, Wimbledon, London SW19 7AW

Harrow Gay Unity. For details phone Janie at 863 1184 or Alex at 864 2291. Meets on Mondays.

Manchester gay women meet on alternative Mondays. Details: Liz Stanley, 061-881 3683.

Jewish Homophile Group welcomes new members of either sex. For further information please write to Timothy Goldard, BM – JHG, WC1 6XX.

Information Sheffield’s Students GaySoc, Students Unions, Western Bank Sheffield 10.

Gay girls meet on alternate Fridays 7—10.30 pm, Blue Anchor Hotel, St Mary’s Street, Cardiff, upstairs room.

Gay brothers who would like to take part in mime of Snow White and Gay Dwarfs (text printed in GN13), phone Julie at 837 7174 or the author at 892 8527. Little rehearsal or acting experience needed.

REACH, a nationwide homophile group of members of the Christian churches, primarily concerned with campaigning within the churches and helping isolated homosexual Christians, Reach, c/o 27 Blackfriars St Manchester.

Wandsworth/Richmond CHE group forming. Incorporating Fulham/Wimbledon and fringe areas. Men AND women. We meet twice a month. Write to Charlie Micklewright, 46b Chartfield Ave, SW15


CAMPAIGN FOR HOMOSEXUAL EQUALITY.

Brighton Reading
Bristol Sheffield
Bath Shropshire
Birmingham South Essex (Basildon)
Blackburn/Burnley South Herts (Watford/
Bolton St Albans)
Bradford Southampton/Bournemouth
Brighton Stoke-on-Trent
Cardiff Swansea/Carmarthen
Cambridge Teeside
Chilterns (Berkhampstead/ Tunbridge Wells
 Amersham) Tyneside
Colchester Leicester
Cornwall North Yorkshire/South
Crouch End Durham
Croydon Windsor/Slough
East Kent (Canterbury) Wirral
Guildford Wolverhampton
Halifax/Huddersfield Wolverhampton & District worker’s group
Ilford York
Leeds PROPOSED GROUPS
Lewisham Devon
Liverpool Blackpool
LONDON Cornwall
Acton/Ealing Stepney
Central Lancaster
Highbury/Islington Enfield
Kensington Barking
Kilburn/Hampstead Preston
Wandsworth/Richmond Taunton
Manchester STUDENT GROUPS
Newport/Cardiff London
Northampton Manchester
Norwich Oxford
Nottingham Kent
Oxford Liverpool
Portsmouth

There is insufficient space to give an address for each CHE group. All CHE groups may be contacted through the national office: 28 Kennedy Street, Manchester M2 4BG. Phone 061-228 1985


GAY LIBERATION FRONT GROUPS

At present there are GLF groups in operation in the following areas

Aberystwyth Essex University Reading
Bath Folkstone Sheffield
Bristol Greenoch Swansea
Bedfordshire Hull Sussex
Birmingham Keele University Brighton
Belfast Lancaster
Cambridge Leicester LONDON
Cheltenham Leeds South London
Canterbury Manchester West London
Cardiff Newcastle East London
Colchester Norwich Camden
Derby Oxford Youth Group
Durham Portsmouth Religious Group
Edinburgh Potteries Women’s Group

London School of Economics GLF

The addresses of these groups may be obtained from the GLF Office at 5 Caledonian Road, London N1. Tube Kings Cross Tel 01-837 7174 Also contact here for other G.L.F. information

GLF Action Group meets Fridays at 7.30 pm at GLF Office 5 Caledonian Road, N1.

Religious Gay Lib Group. meets various Sundays at 2.30 pm Phone 278 1701 for details

South London GLG meets Thursdays at Minet Library, Knatchbull Road, Brixton.

Gay Women s Lib (North London)
Meet at The Crown and Woolpak, 397 St Johns St EC1 (Angel Tube) 8pm on Mondays

West London GLF meets in the Committee Room of Fulham Town Hall, Fulham Broadway on Thursdays at 8pm

South London GLG meets Thursdays at Minet Library, Knatchbull Road, Brixton.

York GLF now forming. Details from Bob Olorenshaw, A 113 Derwent Cottage, University of York, Haslington, York.

Southampton/Bournemouth Admission 15p

Newcastle GLF meets Wednesdays 8 pm at 258 Westgate Road, Newcastle 4.

Bath Gay Awareness Group meets Thursdays 8 pm. Info – from John – Bath 63168 or Hugh – Bath 4738.

Camden GLF meets Thursdays at Forresters Hall, 5 Highgate Road, Kentish Town.

Leeds GLF meets on Fridays at the O.S.A. Lounge in the University Union. Meetings open to all.

TV and TS group meets Tuesdays at All Saints Church Vestry, Clydesdale Road, W11 at 8pm.

East London GLF meets Thursdays at 103 Market Street, East Ham E6 at 8pm.

Sussex GLF meets Tuesdays at 8.15pm upstairs/back bar Stanford Arms, Preston Circus Brighton. Contact Doug Coupe, 40 Ashford Road, Brighton, or phone Ray at 686939

Bristol Gay Awareness Group, c/o Tony, 20D. West Mall, Clifton, Bristol Tel 0272 32669

Essex GLF University, contact Brian Roberts, c/o Student Pidgeon Holes, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester.

Leeds GLF Liberation Office, 153 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds 2. Tel 0532 39071 ex 57. Meeting every Friday at 7.30pm


SCOTTISH MINORITIES GROUP

Postal enquiries – SMG, 214 Clyde Street, Glasgow G1 4JZ

For meetings in ABERDEEN and GLASGOW ring John Breslin (041-771 7600)

For meetings in DUNDEE ring Len McIntosh (0382-452433).

For meetings in EDINBURGH ring Mike Coulson (031-225 4395) between 1pm and 10pm any day


Discos

 

DISCO First Sat of each month at the Odd Spot Coffee House & Grill, Sir Simons’ Arcade (Behind T.S B.), Lancaster.  Tel.2760. 11 pm to 4 am. Bring a bottle. Gay News will be on sale.

Father Red Cap, 319 Camberwell Road. SE5. (Camberwell Green)
Upstairs Bar now open 7 nights a week – Tricky Dicky Boys Only Disco now on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Also mixed, Disco on Wednesday and Saturdays. Girls Only Disco on Friday. Gay intimate evening on Mondays. Free Admission Mondays and (for a limited period) Tuesday’s Boys Only Disco.

South London G.L.F. Disco every Monday except first Monday of the month. At The Crypt, St Matthews Church (opposite Town Hall, Brixton BR/Tube. Buses 35, 37, 109,59,2,3. Beer and snadwich bar. Love – Kisses – South London G.L.F.

 

 

 

 

 

Camden G L F weekly disco in the discotheque next to the Bull and Gate Pub (200 yds Kentish Town Stn) every Wednesday from 8pm to 1am

DRAG MOBILE DISCOTHEQUE
Tuesday nights – ROYAL OAK, 62 Glenthorne Road, London W6.
Wednesday nights – THE PONTIFRACT CASTLE, 48 Chapel Street, Edgware Road tube.
Dancing permitted, complete with drag show featuring Mr Jean Fredericks, Peter Martindale and Diamond David.

KINGS ARMS, Liverpool Street, London (corner of Pindar Street). Tube – BR Liverpool Street, buses — 8, 8A, 22, 6, 47, 87. Tricky Dicky show on Saturday nights 8.30 to 11. Admission free.
Saloon bar disco, impersonations etc, gay atmosphere. Gay News is on sale at all Tricky Dicky Discos.

West London GLF present a weekly disco every Tuesday at Fulham Town Hall (opposite stn). 8 pm.

Reading Gay Alliance weekly social Wednesday, disco Saturday, Admission to each 20p (10p students). Both at The Railway Tavern, Stanshawe Road, Reading. No membership.

Sussex G.L.F. Disco every Friday 8-11 pm. at Stanford Arms, Preston Circus. Brighton.
Only 20p

Oxford Gay Action Group: Weekly Disco’s 8pm on Fridays at “The Cape of Good Hope”, The Plain, Oxford.

LONDON GLF DANCE 24th Feb at the University Gymnasium, Gordon St, Euston WC1. 8pm to midnight. Admission 50p. Bar, Groups, including CORK


Drag & Caberet

ROYAL VAUXHALL TAVERN 372 Kennington Lane, SE 11 (Veuxhall)
Regular Compere – Pat Kelly – with The Keltones.
Thurs (Alt) Mr Tammy or Honey
Friday. Mr Tammy  Monday. Bow
Saturday. Lee Paris. Wednesday. Lee Pans
Sunday (Lunch) Bow  New Act Starting Soon
Sunday (Night) Mr Tammy

ROYAL OAK, 62 Glenthorne Road W6 (Hammersmith). Drag every night. Regular artistes including Mr Jean Fredericks.

ELEPHANT & CASTLE South Lambeth Place, SW8. (Vauxhall) Drag every night except Tuesdays. Regular compere Jackie. Recommended by Gay News for happy and friendly atmosphere.

THE NEW BLACK CAP: 171 Camden High Street. NW1. (Camden Town Tube.
Drag every night with Tony Page.
Mon. – Thurs. – Sat. with Merc Fleming.
Tues. with Sandy Graham.
Wed. with New Dumbelles.
Fri. with Nicky Young.
Sunday (lunch) with Marc Fleming & Mrs Shufflewick.
Sunday (evening) with Perri St Clare or Sandy Graham
Alan McGorrin is Gay News’s super salesmen at The Black Cap. Be nice to him, he works vary hard.

Father Red Cap, 319 Camberwell Road, SE5.
(Camberwell Green).
PALACE OF DRAG – Drag every night.

The following artistes are proud to announce they are appearing at the Father Red Cap; Lee Paris, Tammy, Colin Cordell, Alvis & Odell, Lee Tracy and Len Morton.

THE EAGLE, 15 Clifton Road W9.
Drag – Fri – Sat – Sun.

THE CRICKETERS. Battersea Park Road, SW11.
(BR Battersea Park).
Sun. The Troilettes. Fri. Various Artistes.
Tues. Steel Band. Sat. Singalong & Dancing.
Wed. Various Artistes. Compare/Organist
Thurs Talent Night. Kenneth Mancell.

DORSETT ARMS, Clapham Road, London SW8. Drag 24/1/73. Les Lee King.

WINDSOR CASTLE
309 Harrow Road, W9 (Westbourne Park)
Drag on Wednesday and Sunday (Lunch & Eve)

This is a list of some of the pubs in London that regularly have Drag Acts Information of out of London pubs featuring drag will be added to this list as we receive it. So if your local has something good happening at it, let us know, and that goes for you landlord as well


Gay Pubs

 

 

WILLIAM IV, Heath Street, Hampstead NW3. Hampstead Tube

THE SALISBURY. St Martins Lane. Near to Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square tubes.

THE QUEENS HEAD, Tryon Street, (off Kings Road, London SW3.

THE CHAMPION. Bayswater Road. Nearest tube is Notting Hill Gate

THE BOLTONS and THE COLEHERNE are opposite each other at the junction of Earl’s Court Road and Old Brompton. Earl’s Court Tube

THE SHIP AND WHALE, 2 Gulliver Street, SE16.

THE IMPERIAL, Richmond High Street.

THE GREEN ROOM, The Wheatsheaf, Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush.


Friendly Outlets

GAY NEWS will always be on sale at the following pubs

THE ANCHOR INN (The Viking Club), East Street, Southampton. Saturday nights – Girls only (Ask for Jan).

THE PUBLIC HOUSE, not just another bookshop. 21 Little Preston Street, Brighton. Phone 28357.

LE FAUNE Restaurant, 23 Praed Street, London W2 1NJ. Tel 01-723 5170

SHANE’S CLUB, 1 Broadhurst Gardens, Finchley Road, NW6, always has GN on sale.

THE PAVILION CLUB, 123 Shardlow Road, (A6) Shardlow, Derbys. Tel Shardiow 581. Open Wed Fri Sat & Sun from 8.00pm

THE ROBERT BURNS, 9 South Front, Southampton ‘The small pub with a BIG welcome:- Doris & Dennis’.

THE GREEN MAN, The Place, Winchester, Hants. Your Host – David M. Powrie.

ROKOKO CLUB, Roker, Sunderland. GN on sale there every Saturday.

PRINCESS ROYAL, 172 Wellingborough Road, Northampton. Your Hosts — Pern and Vim.

THE NIGHTINGALE CLUB, 50 Camp Hill, Birmingham 12 (021-772 2665) sell Gay News.

The Paint Box Club, 29 Foley St, W1, Drag & Disco Mon-Sat.

Moulin Rouge, 72 Worral Rd, Clifton, Bristol.

Gay News wishes to thank the management and staff at the COLEHERNE, and the BOLTONS (at Earls Court) and the CHAMPION (at Notting Hill Gate) for their help in letting us sell Gay News in their establishments. Gay News will regularly be on sale in these three pubs in West London.

Gay News thanks RODDY and ERIC of the MASQUERADE — the paper is always available at the door. Masquerade Club, 310 Earls Court Road,

Thanks to all at the QUEENS HEAD, Chelsea, for letting us regularly sell Gay News there.

The DisKOtheaue (D O K), 2a Lowndes Court, London W1 (off Carnaby Street) regularly has Gay News on sale. Thanks

The Father Red Cap. Boys Only, Girls Only and Mixed Disco’s. Gay News is always on sale.

Valentine’s – Georges Club (off Gay Street), Beth. Gay News is always on sale.

Thanks to DON JOHN,S, one of the North’s foremost Gay Clubs, for selling Gay News.

Thanks to the REGENCY (opposite Theatre Royal), Bath,.Gay News is always sold there by Bath Gay Awareness group

Tim will always sell you GN at the Elephant & Castle and the Royal Vauxhall Tavern at Vauxhall.

A very special thanks to Bill and Mike at the UNICORN BOOKSHOP, 50 Gloucester Road, Brighton. Tel: 682307.

BRISTOW’S PAPERBACKS, 4 Bridewell Alley. Norwich. Tel: 29535. A ‘goodie’ of a shop.

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