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A Sex and the City conference will soon be coming to London

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From a panel discussion, to analysing the first episode, if you’re a Sex and the City superfan this conference could be right up your 5th Avenue. 

It turns out you don’t have to be slurping Cosmopolitans in Manhattan’s newest bar or living in a brownstone to live out your Sex and the City dreams. In fact, come the end of the summer and Londoners will be able to have a slice of the (Big Apple) pie for themselves. 

Hipster dining and drinking spot, The Book Club, has announced that this September a whole conference dedicated to the iconic Nineties show will be hitting the East London venue. 

The 10 hour event will honour 20 years since Carrie Bradshaw strutted onto our screens donning that pink tutu, and will take a look at the social and political impact of the show, as well as its cultural legacy.

Although the series was certainly revolutionary for its time, focusing on themes like feminism, female friendship and sexual liberation, it has received criticism for its lack of diversity and problematic messages.

The convention will look at all of these aspects, featuring presentations and talks on a range of subjects, from speakers and writers with academic and journalistic backgrounds. 

A panel discussion will also look at Sex at the City’s feminist legacy, it’s politics, the psychogeography of the city, and, a pretty central element of the show; sex. 

The very first episode of Sex and the City will be aired (remember when Carrie used to talk to the camera?), accompanied by an annotated discussion by critics. 

And come evening and it’ll be time for, you guessed it, lots and lots of cocktails. 

Superfans and organised fun enthusiasts will be thrilled to know there’ll be a quiz, so you can battle it out with those who also know their Manolo Blahniks from their Jimmy Choos. 

The event will be held on the 8 September, from 10.30am to 10pm and tickets are priced between £5.98 and £22.15. 

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Megan Murray is a digital journalist for stylist.co.uk, who enjoys writing about London happenings, beautiful places, delicious morsels and generally spreading sparkle wherever she can.

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