Invest in ME announces a Special screening of

Voices from the Shadows


The British Library, London - 7th December

The Agenda

Note New Times

Below is a provisional agenda for the London event.

London Screening Agenda

18.00 Arrival & Registration
18.30 Welcome and Introduction
18:45 Voices from the Shadows
19:45 Discussion
20:30 Refreshments
21:30 Adjourn

London Discussion Panel

Dr Nigel Speight will be participating in the panel discussion.

Dr Nigel Speight was a consultant paediatrician in Durham for over 25 years. He has seen a large number of cases of childhood ME in his own area and has frequently been called on to support cases of where children have been treated poorly by social and healthcare services. He has played a major role in rescuing children from care proceedings and is well qualified to comment on the state of treatment of ME patients.

Dr Speight presented at the 2nd Invest in ME International ME/CFS Conference 2007 in London (click here) and is considered to be one of the most experienced ME consultants in the UK.

Recently he has participated in the creation of the International Consensus Criteria for ME to allow diagnosis of ME.

See also


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The Venue - The British Library, London

The venue for the London screening Wednesday, 7th December 2011 is -

The British Library, St Pancras, 96 Euston Road, London

The British Library in London is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is also one of the World's greatest libraries and contains an astonishing 150 million items with a copy of every new publication in the UK and Ireland being added to the collection each year.

The library is open to everyone who has a genuine need to use its collections and a reader pass needs to be obtained before you can access the reading rooms.

The library houses a diverse collection of material inlcuding manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. Some from as early as 300 BC.

The general public can see important works like the Magna Carta, Captain Cook's journal, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Beowulf, Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures Under Ground, Jane Austen's History of England and Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, for free in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery.

There are also changing exhibitions open to the general public which are also free of charge.



The Auditorium, British Library, London


The British Library’s state of the art Conference Centre has its own private entrance from the Piazza and offers exceptional and flexible facilities.

The auditorium can accommodate up to 255 delegates.

The foyer and bar area with their seating nooks are an ideal location to break out and enjoy discussions with colleagues over refreshments. 



The Location


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Transportation to British Library London


By Train

St Pancras International; King's Cross; Euston.


King's Cross/St Pancras;


Euston Square.


10, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 390.

Private car

You are strongly advised to use public transport. Midland Road is now a one-way clearway(southbound only).

There is no parking for the public on site. There are car parks in Marchmont Street under the Brunswick Shopping Centre and on Judd Street (NCP, open Monday-Friday 6.30-18.30). Metered parking is available on Ossulston Street (3 spaces). There are also some disabled parking spaces in Judd Street opposite the Library.


There is extensive bicycle parking with secure 'Sheffield stands' in covered and uncovered areas in the Piazza. Luggage can be stored free (£1 returnable deposit) in the Locker Room. The nearest cycle shop is approximately 1,500m (a mile) south, along Gray's Inn Road.

Coach parties

There is no parking for coaches on site at St Pancras. Coaches are asked to drop visitors off in Ossulston Street opposite Novotel and and seek on-street parking.

Route planner

Transport Direct: getting to the British Library - click here

For further information please call Visitor Services:

T: +44 (0)20 7412 7332





Use our link to London Town to find a hotel for the conference - click here





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Last Updated: 06/11/2010