The 7th November 2011 will see Twight Night, a panel discussion with Twitter as the font from which the chat will flow. The event is now SOLD OUT. Expect many insights and laughs as the panel get to grips with the way Twitter has shaped much of our interaction with each other in the 21st century. The second half of the show will be a Q&A session. This will be held at: The Paramount Club on the 31st floor of Centre Point at the junction of Oxford Street & Tottenham Court Road in London. It’s a fantastic location, with an incredible view of the capital on all 4 sides. Pierre Condou, who owns the club, has very kindly given us the venue for free, so I’m delighted to say that we will be running the night as a non profit event. There will also be a full bar and you may spend as much as you like at that. The venue will be open till 1am so there will be plenty of time for people to enjoy a good Monday night out in November.
If you have any questions then please email them to this address:
The address for The Paramount Club is:
101-103 New Oxford Street ,
London WC1A 1DD
Doors open 6.30pm. Event begins 7.45pm. Venue open till 01.00am
Alexis Petridis is the Guardian’s head rock and pop critic and the music editor of GQ magazine. He also writes a column about men’s fashion for Guardian Weekend, which more often than not, involves him dressing up like a ninny.
Grace Dent is the author of “How To Leave Twitter (My Time as Queen of the Universe and Why This Must Stop)” and is a regular columnist for The Guardian, where she writes a weekly column on television.
Steve Furst is one of the best known comedy faces in Britain, having starred in nearly 30 ‘Gold Spot’ commercials for Orange alongside some of the most well known names in movies. He was a regular supporting actor all three seasons of the hugely successful Little Britain with Matt Lucas and David Walliams. As his alter-ego Lenny Beige, Steve wrote and starred in The Lenny Beige Television Show on Channel 4 and 2 series of The Lenny Beige Variety Pack for BBC. He still continues to appear as Beige and recently performed with Tom Meighan from Kasabian, Ricky Wilson from the Kaiser Chiefs and David Arnold.
Poppy Dinsey is 24 and has grown up with the internet, having blogged since the age of 13. She is the founder of WIWT.com (What I wore Today) – the fashion social network and has written on fashion and entrepreneurship for publications that span in range from The Financial Times to The Sun.
Rhodri Marsden is under the impression that he is a writer and a musician. He pens features and columns for The Independent covering issues pertaining to technology, new media and social faux pas, and stuff about food, music and general unusualness for a bunch of other publications. He plays keyboards with Scritti Politti and an inept TV theme tunes band called Dream Themes. Early next year will see the publication of his book about bad dating experiences suffered by people on Twitter. He wrote this biography all by himself.
New panel addition!
Michael Holden is a writer working for both print and screen. He has been a columnist and contributor for The Guardian newspaper since the late 90’s, is a contributing editor for Esquire in the UK and has rewritten screenplays for major Hollywood productions. He has scripts in development and optioned in the US and UK and is currently negotiating publication of his first novel.