Grabbing Life By The Balls...

A transgender politician walks into a bar and starts talking about dick pics, Twitter death threats and mental health, what could possibly go wrong?

Come and listen to Sophie Cook as she tells her amazing story and shares a few observations on life, love and sex in the 21st century. 


Ticket price includes a complimentary glass of fizz.


About Sophie Cook:

Former Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate, RAF veteran, writer, speaker, broadcaster, photographer, self harm and suicide survivor… and transgender.

Sophie Cook became the first transgender woman to work in football’s Premier League as club photographer for AFC Bournemouth following her transition from Steve to Sophie in the summer of 2015.

Europe’s first trans TV newscaster, Sophie has hosted her own TV and radio chat shows and is an experienced broadcaster.

In the 2017 General Election she contested the East Worthing & Shoreham seat, increasing the Labour vote by 114% and narrowly missing out on becoming the UK’s first trans MP.

Sophie is an in-demand public speaker, delivering keynote talks internationally including a TEDx Talk on change, fear, vulnerability, diversity and mental health. She has also recently set out on a new journey into the world of stand-up comedy, what could possibly go wrong.

Sophie’s autobiography ’Not Today: How I Chose Life’ which charts her personal journey from despair to redemption and acts as a self help book for anyone struggling with their mental health and identity is out now from


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Killing Kittens Talk: Grabbing Life by the Balls


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Date and Time

Wednesday 23rd October 2019


Kittens: £15.00
Toms: £15.00
Couples: £30.00

Dress Code

Casual Wear

Event Type

KK Workshop (more info)