Join us and leading journalists for a series of exclusive breakfast, lunch and afternoon Q&As.


Why should you attend?

Our 15:1 programme was set up to allow PRs to build a personal relationship with key lifestyle journalists in a more relaxed setting. Below is a quick snapshot of of some of the industry experts that will be joining us.

Seats are £25, spaces are limited to to 15 PRs - All booking details are below, book now to avoid disappointment.

 

Grace Cook, Acting Fashion Editor at Financial Times
Thursday 12th September 2019 at 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Grace is an experienced fashion and beauty journalist, shes specialises in fashion and beauty features, trade trends and was previously the Editorial Associate at Business of Fashion.

 

Fiona Hanlon, Producer at BBC 1
Thursday 12th September 2019 at 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Fiona does consulting work with external companies and brands to connect them with the BBC. Fiona worked as an assistant producer on the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, presenting with Nick Grimshaw and broadcasting to over 5 million people every morning.

 

Lulu Grimes, Managing Editor-In-Chief at BBC Good Food
Thursday 19th September 2019 at 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Lulu Grimes is currently the Managing Editor of BBC Good Food, she was previously the lifestyle editor. She has wide experience in magazine editorial (olive magazine, Food and Travel and Sainsbury's Magazine), worked as a food editor for Murdoch books in Sydney where she researched and worked on a series of internationally published food and travel books covering China, India, Thailand, Italy and France. She has also written for The Sydney Morning Herald, has taught a course on Food Writing at City University and then at Leith’s School of Food and Wine and has published a number of cookbooks.

 

Juliet Kinsman, Luxury Travel Expert at Tatler
Tuesday 24th September 2019 at 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Delilah is Travel Editor at Tatler, previously Assistant Travel Editor at PORTER Magazine.

 

Helen McGinn, Author & Wine Columnist at The Daily Mail
Thursday 26th September 2019 at 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Helen is author of The Knackered Mother’s Wine Club, an award winning wine blog and best-selling wine book. Helen is an ex-supermarket wine buyer and spent almost a decade sourcing wines around the world.

 

Claire Irvin, Head of Travel at The Telegraph
Thursday 3rd October at 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Claire Irvin is one of the UK’s most exciting and dynamic magazine editors, with experience across a rich breadth of magazine readers, and author of the bestselling novel Cougars. Claire is head of Travel at The Telegraph.

 

Sarah Oliver, Senior Writer at The Mail On Sunday
Tuesday 8th October at 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Sarah has worked at the Mail on Sunday for over 20 years as the paper’s foreign correspondent covering the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq to covering human interest stories that have taken her to Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh as well as much of Scandinavia, America and Europe. Sarah writes features, columns as well as news. She is co-author of the paper’s glossy Royal supplements and contributes celebrity interviews and articles about books and TV to its vibrant arts magazine “Event.” Sarah has been twice Highly Commended in the British Press Awards, once for Journalist of the Year and once for Foreign Correspondent of the Year.

 

Francisca Kellet, Travel Writer and Editor
Thursday 17th October at 08:45 - 10:00 AM

Francisca is one of the UK's most experienced travel writers and editors. First as a freelance travel writer and guidebook author, then as the Digital Travel Editor for The Daily Telegraph. She was most recently the Travel Editor at TATLER magazine and now contributes regularly to The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Times, where she has a philanthropy column for LUXX Magazine.

 

Jane Knight, Travel Editor, The Times
Thursday 17th October at 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Jane can't get travel out of her system: before joining The Times travel desk in 2005, she lived in Venezuela for six years, France for two years and Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo, for a year. Now she makes do by jetting off around the world at every opportunity.

 

Dipal Acharya, Features Editor, ES Magazine
Thursday 24th October 2019 08:45 - 10:00 AM

Dipal is a London-based journalist, specialising in arts and culture coverage. Currently the Arts and Entertainment Director of ES Magazine, the glossy weekend supplement to the London Evening Standard newspaper, she has also contributed to The Daily Telegraph, The Observer Magazine, Dazed & Confused among other titles.

 

Simon Usborne, Travel Writer, The Financial Times
Thursday 24th October 2019 10:30 - 11:45 AM

Award-winning feature writer, Simon has written for The Guardian, the Financial Times, Vogue, GQ, Tatler, Buzzfeed and ES Magazine. Formerly a writer and editor at The Independent, Simon won Travel Writer of the Year at the Press Awards.