The latest celebrity guest speaker to headline the ‘Thread Talks’ series at Samsung KX in Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross, will be Michelle Visage, the long-time RuPaul’s Drag Race judge who has gained increased recognition through her recent involvement with BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.
Visage will share her funniest and most controversial Twitter chats, moments and debates at latest free-to-attend event on Monday, December 2. She will join host Alex Zane in front of a live audience. Tickets to the the free, exclusive ‘in conversation’ event are available to BOOK NOW.
Launched in association with Twitter, the hour-long, chat will feature Michelle performing a reading of her favourite spats and chats from the Twittersphere, as well as an intimate question and answer session with the audience and host. She joins a diverse array of outstanding speakers performing at the venue’s Centre Stage in front the world’s first vertical 10 metre-wide curved Samsung screen.
Celebrity guest speakers to date have already included influential journalist and renowned author Caitlin Moran and radio, TV host and I’m a Celeb star Roman Kemp, sports journalist Colin Murray and Gavin and Stacey star Mathew Horne.
Designed to give guests the ultimate immersive brand experience, Samsung KX is a place where people are invited to discover, interact with and learn new skills in a dynamic environment through a range of workshops, events and performances together with local community partners.
Michelle Visage said: “I love a good Twitter chat, I mean who doesn’t! I can happily scroll for hours getting stuck into a good thread. They have that special way of bringing people together from all sides of the globe – whether for a hot debate or just sharing something simple that’s made you laugh. I’ve pulled together my favourite tweets and threads ready to share with the audience at Thread Talks – get ready Samsung KX, it’s going to be one hell of a night!”
Tanya Weller, director of Samsung Showcase, KX said: “We’re thrilled to announce Michelle as the latest celebrity speaker to join us for our new Thread Talks series here at Samsung KX. The launch of our new event space allows us to open our guests up to a world of digital culture and immersive experiences, we can’t wait to welcome Michelle and her fans for another fabulous evening of Twitter hilarity.”
David Wilding, director of planning at Twitter UK, said: “We are seeing more and more people – as well as brands – embracing Threads as a creative way to express themselves and tell their stories on Twitter. It’s fantastic that some of these amazing conversations will be brought to life through the Thread Talks series.”
About Samsung KX
Opened on July 31, Samsung KX is a 20,000 sq ft brand showcase in the most iconic retail space in King’s Cross’ shopping district, Coal Drops Yard. An entirely unique, experience-led space, Samsung KX will bring locals together to self-improve by experiencing the latest culture and innovation.