Silver Rainbow

For LGBT people
50 and over
in and around Croydon

Silver Rainbow venues

We've been having lunch at the Waterside Centre (courtesy of UNACC) every month since February 2008.

Since August 2008 w've also been having a second lunch each month at various locations, as follows:

  • A Torre 19 Westow Street, Upper Norwood, SE19 3RY (21 Apr 16)
  • The Age Concern Croydon (now Age UK Croydon) offices (30 Oct 08); Julia quizzed us on healthy eating, showed us how to make smoothies, and presented us with a liquidiser.
  • The Boulevard, South Croydon (21 May 09, 19 Nov 09, 25 Feb 10, 6 May 10, 24 Mar 11, 6 Oct 11, 5 Apr 12, 6 Jun 12, 11 Oct 12, 21 Feb 13, 21 Nov 13, 6 Mar 14, 4 Sep 14, 19 Dec 14, 20 Aug 15, 18 Feb 16, 22 Dec 16).
  • The Brief, George Street, Croydon (since closed down: 29 Jan 09, 4 Jun 09, 3 Dec 09, 25 Mar 10, 24 Jan 11).
  • Chai Corner, basement of Allders (now in Allders Mall since the closure of Allders: 2 Dec 10, 16 Jun 11, 1 Mar 12).
  • The Clocktower Café, Croydon (28 Aug 08, 27 Aug 09, 26 Aug 10, 24 Feb 11, 8 Sep 11, 5 Sep 13).
  • The Coach House Café, Coombe Wood (30 Jul 09, 1 Jul 10, 23 Sep 10, 11 Aug 11, 21 Jun 12, 13 Sep 12, 16 May 13, 8 Aug 13, 5 Jun 14, 16 Jul 15, 21 Jul 16).
  • Coombe Lodge, Croydon (25 Sep 08, 26 Feb 09, 22 Apr 10, 1 Dec 11, 6 Dec 12, 6 Feb 14, 20 Nov 14, 16 Apr 15).
  • The Crown, Shirley (1 May 14, 7 Aug 14).
  • The Crown and Sceptre,32 Junction Road, South Croydon CR2 6RB (17 Sep 15, 18 Aug 16).
  • The Foxley Hatch, Purley (24 Sep 09, 29 Jul 10, 21 Apr 13).
  • the Gipsy Moth, Croydon Colonnades, CR0 4RQ (22 Sep 16)
  • The Glenthorne Avenue Allotment Hall (23 Apr 09); a healthy vegetarian soup made and cooked on the premises under Julia's direction.
  • The Green Dragon, 58-60 High Street, Croydon CR0 1NA (24 May 12).
  • Lorenzo’s, 73 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace SE19 1TX (3 Nov 11, 3 May 12, 8 Nov 12).
  • The Oriental Xpres (Chinese Buffet Restaurant) George Street, Croydon (since closed down: 19 Jul 12).
  • The Postal Order, 32-33 Westow Street, Upper Norwood SE19 3RW (17 Nov 16).
  • The Rectory, 908-912 Brighton Rd, Purley CR8 2LN (now the Pear Tree: 13 Jun 13, 5 Dec 13, 3 Jul 14, 19/2/15, 17 Mar 16).
  • The Sir Julian Huxley, 152-154 Addington Road, Selsdon CR2 8LB (17 Dec 15, 16 Jun 16)
  • The Skylark, 34-36 South End, Croydon, CR0 1DP (21 May 15)
  • The Spread Eagle, 39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX (5 Jan 12, 31 Oct 13, 3 Apr 14, 3 Jun 15, 21 Jan 16. 19 Jan 17).
  • Tamnag Thai, 50–54 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace, SE19 1RX (16 Aug 12, 18 Apr 13, 3 Oct 13, 22 Jan 15).
  • The Toby Carvery Purley Oaks, 415 Brighton Road, South Croydon, CR2 6EJ (16 Oct 14).
  • The Toby Carvery Eden Park, 422 Upper Elmers End Road, Beckenham BR3 3HQ (19 Mar 15, 19 Jun 16).
  • Los Toreros, Crystal Palace (since closed down: 2 Mar 09, 2 Jul 09, 22 Oct 09, 28 Jan 10, 3 Jun 10, 18 Nov 10, 30 Dec 10).
  • Victoria Island (Nigerian), St George's Walk (since closed down: 21 Mar 13).
  • The Warehouse Theatre, Croydon (since closed down and demolished: 27 Nov 08).
  • The Windmill, 224 St James's Road, Croydon CR0 2BW (22 Oct 15, 20 Oct 16).

For future venues, see the Diary.

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Silver Rainbow is a service from Croydon Area Gay Society, working in partnership with
Age UK Croydon.

For a list of other LGBT groups and events in Croydon, see LGBT Croydon.