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Book Launch & Talk With Sophie Parkin


The Society Club, Soho


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Book Launch & Talk With Sophie Parkin

Discuss the history of bohemian Soho with Sophie Parkin

Opened in 1948, The Colony Room Club played host to the most celebrated creative minds in music, theatre, drama, art, literature, comedy, poetry, espionage, the House of Lords…shall we go on? It closed nearly 60 years later & author Sophie Parkin seeks to memorialize its antics in her latest book. She conducted 50+ interviews & confirmed unreported tales of hijinks & unbelievable anecdotes that you’ll have to hear for yourself. Also on display for the night will be photographer Carla Borel’s work called 'STILLSOHO’. It’s an intimate collection of black & white portraits of artists of all kinds. ‘It’s the biggest, butchest, bitch book of the year, darlings.’ - Paper Blog on ‘The Colony Room Club 1948-2008’. General admission. Please arrive early to guarantee a seated place. This event is free. We need your card details to confirm the booking but rest assured, we won't charge you a penny.

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