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Evan helps launch History Month

evandaviswebLGBT History Month will be officially launched this year with a very special session of the quarterly Queer Question Time. Rather than taking place at its usual home of the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, this special event - at 7pm on Tuesday 1 February – will take place at the atrium of the Southwark Council building, 160 Tooley Street, SE1, and will be hosted by the BBC’s Evan Davis (pictured).

One of the presenters of the BBC’s Today programme, BBC4’s The Bottom Line and Dragon’s Den, Evan will be hosting a debate that will feature guest panelists Matthew Parris (a former MP and now a writer, broadcaster and TimesSue Sanders (LGBT activist and co-chair of Schools Out), John Amaechi (psychologist, New York TimesAngela Eagle MP (Westminster's first out lesbian MP). A fifth panelist is still to be confirmed. columnist), best-selling author and former NBA basketball player), and 

MC Stewart Who? will open the evening at 7pm with evening with a performance from the PINK SINGERS, London’s LGBT community choir.

Doors open at 6pm and refreshments will be served. Admission is free but advance booking is strongly advised as places are limited. To book your place contact Helen Laker on 020 7525 0848 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Evan Davis photograph © BBC

Published: 21 January 2011


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