4 FYRE Lessons for Event Managers Everywhere

The much-anticipated insight into the notorious Fyre Festival went live on Netflix on Friday. Must-watch viewing for Event Managers everywhere, the trailer promised an ‘exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling’ of the 2017 event. Fyre Festival was the brainchild of ambitious entrepreneur Billy McFarland and music mogul Ja Rule. Its unique point-of-sale […]

Educating Drew: The Real Story of Harrop Fold School [Review]

One of the best things about having a little bit of extra time to yourself over the Christmas break is getting the chance to catch up on some well over-due reading! There are always quite a few books in the ‘To-Be-Read’ pile but the first one devoured was Educating Drew: The Real Story of Harrop […]

First Monday in May – Film Documentary [Review]

Netflix is a treasure trove of great documentaries and I was delighted when a friend directed me to the ‘First Monday in May’, directed by Andrew Rossi. The title refers to the long-standing Met Gala annual date, and the 90-minute film is a must-watch for any event professionals that want to get a glimpse into […]

Blog On MSI September 2016

Freshly back from #BlogonMSI, a blogging conference in Manchester, here are my event highlights in terms of conversation, brands and learning. This was my third Blog On event, and the biggest attendance by far, selling out in just three weeks. It is always a real luxury to spend a whole day dedicated to talking to […]

Kendal Calling Festival 2016 Review

As a dedicated #eventprof that is always looking to better herself, learn from others and up my industry game, I only thought it was right and proper that I attend one of the North West’s most popular music festivals to fully immerse myself in the outdoor events experience. Kendal Calling (KC) has been up and […]

2016 Events Northern Recap

The clocks have gone back, the nights have started getting longer and the sun has started making the view from our office window that little bit more lovely… Can you believe it is Mid-April already?! Where does the time go? The old saying says ‘that time flies when you’re having fun’, and that has certainly been the case […]