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32 Londoners on the London Eye
32 Londoners on the London Eye

32 Londoners on The London Eye

June 11th 2015
 
Coca-Cola London Eye
Riverside Building, County Hall
20:00 - 23:00
 

The London Eye will be set to a special slow rotation speed and each of its 32 capsules will be given over to a talk by a well-known authority on famous Men and Women who found their destiny in London.  The subjects will range from Oscar Wilde to Margaret Thatcher, from Florence Nightingale to Jimi Hendrix and from Peter Cook to Vivienne Westwood. 
Speakers are a roll call of those who have contributed to the capital's cultural legacy.

32 Londoners was curated by a Curious Invitation and Antique Beat as a unique experience intended to strengthen the cultural connection of Londoners with the city in which they live and work.

Please click here to listen to the podcasts from last year's event.
 
READ MORE AND BOOK TICKETS HERE

The London Eye will be set to a special slow rotation speed and each of its 32 capsules will be given over to a talk by a well-known authority on famous Men and Women who found their destiny in London.  The subjects will range from Oscar Wilde to Margaret Thatcher, from Florence Nightingale to Jimi Hendrix and from Peter Cook to Vivienne Westwood. 
Speakers are a roll call of those who have contributed to the capital's cultural legacy.

Stephen Church on KING JOHN Monarch
Tracey Hill on DICK WHITTINGTON Lord Mayor
Tracy Borman on ANNE BOLEYN Queen
Peter Berthoud on HUGH MYDDELTON Entrepreneur
Catherine Arnold on WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Playwright
Simon Werrett on ISAAC NEWTON Scientist
Iain Sinclair on NICHOLAS HAWKSMOOR Architect
Kate Berridge on MADAME TUSSAUD Wax Worker
Dan Cruickshank on ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL Engineer
Gavin Stamp on GEORGE GILBERT SCOTT Architect
David McLellan on KARL MARX Philosopher
Natasha McEnroe on FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE Nurse
Claire Tomalin on CHARLES DICKENS Writer
Neil McKenna on OSCAR WILDE Aesthete
Carol Seigel on SIGMUMD FREUD Psychoanalyst
Matt Brown on ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE Writer
Lesley Hall on MARIE STOPES Sex education promoter
D.J. Taylor on GEORGE ORWELL Writer
Miranda Carter on ANTHONY BLUNT Spy
Anthony Joseph on LORD KITCHENER Calypso Musician
Sue Tilley on LUCIEN FREUD Artist
Charles MOORE on MARGARET THATCHER Politician
Paul Willetts on PAUL RAYMOND Porn Baron
William Cook on PETER COOK Comedian
Ian Kelly on VIVIENNE WESTWOOD Fashion Designer
David Stubbs on JIMI HENDRIX Musician    
Lesley-Ann Jones on FREDDIE MERCURY Musician
Robert Elms on STAN BOWLES Footballer
Don Letts on JOE STRUMMER Musician
Jennie Bond on DIANA SPENCER Princess
Gavin MacFadyen on JULIAN ASSANGE Activist
 
READ MORE AND BOOK TICKETS HERE
 
32 Londoners is an Antique Beat & A Curious Invitation production and to commemorate the occasion each ticket will include a refreshingly delicious Aspall Cyder.
 
If you were at 32 Londoners or not in 2014 and wherever you are now, treat yourself to last years stories of artists, politicians, musicians and human creatures who helped shaped London here.