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Sandi Toksvig to renew vows with partner as gay marriage arrives in Britain

Posted at 6:15 pm, March 28, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, News
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Finally! From midnight tonight, gay marriages can be performed legally for the first time in the UK. But how best to mark this occasion with dignity, respect and a recognition of what a civil rights milestone this is? Hmm… Let’s get Rick Wakeman to bash away at an organ (careful!) while Sandi Toksvig renews her vows in front of a big crowd! Oh no, we can’t: the Southbank Centre beat us to it with its Royal Festival Hall event ‘I Do to Equal Marriage: The Toksvigs Renew Their Vows’ (Saturday March 29, 11am). Damn. Oh well. Fingers crossed they don’t nab our plan to erect a purple inflatable cow beside the river. Wait, what’s that? Oh, come on!

To see more info and tickets for the event, head to southbankcentre.co.uk.

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