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Inspiring Women talk at Forward Ladies (Manchester House) – Collette Walsh

Collette Walsh – Friday :11 July update: Despite being a chatterbox, like most people the idea of public speaking (without Power Point) fills me with dread. But on Friday, shortly after doing a slot on BBC Breakfast, I headed over to the sensational venue that is Manchester House (the restaurant that is the dream-child of […]

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Dolly Parton… on a need to know basis: for the Daily Mirror

Dolly Parton: A fun profile piece I did today for Mirror Online where I am working on showbiz – phew talk about getting my fill of celeb news!! Dolly plays the Pyramid stage on Sunday at Glastonbury – here’s a little profile on the blonde bombshell… Click here for full story.

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Shades (and wellies) at the ready… Parklife Weekender 2014

Busy weekend ahead – a mad dash down to London very early tomorrow and a train home in time for one of the hottest festivals of the year – the Parklife Weekender. Very conveniently for me, the festival is located in Heaton Park (Manchester) which is just a stone’s throw away from my house … […]

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Manchester Fringe Festival 2013 – Feisty, Affordable and Fun

(Note. This review was originally published on the Huffington Post UK – entertainment/culture channel- link to come.) MANCHESTER FRING FESTIVAL 2013 WATCH out Edinburgh… Manchester is quickly becoming the festival capital of theatre, comedy and performance. While the Manchester International Festival 2013 (MIF) has just come to another triumphant end (4-21 July), the independent fringe […]

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Evolution Festival Newcastle – On My Way….

I will be heading up to Newcastle tomorrow for the urban music festival – Evolution – over Sunday and the Bank Holiday Monday. Here’s a little preview I did for the festival which appears in full here in Huffington Post, which I am really looking forward to. I went to university in Newcastle and it […]

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Homotopia Festival Opens! 35 Events Across Liverpool

Am pleased to report that Homotopia – the only Lesbian, Gay and Trans’ Cultural Festival in the North of England kickstarted last night (Thursday 25 October) over in lovely Liverpool. Oooh it looks a jampacked and very juicy month ahead and therefore I insist you click here for the full run-down of events. Also, add […]

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Launch of The Global Party – Natural History Museum London ..tonight!

Several months ago (back in March) I was invited on a bit of a magical mystery trip to Marbella. Myself and some truly charming and fun-loving entertainment/lifestyle/travel journalists were flown to Marbs (!) and treated to luxury beyond words (seriously fab!!) at The Marbella Club. While the experience was unforgettable fun for us all there […]

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