Try It

Roxhill Media x THE PIG near Bath

Summer Brunch Club

When: 18th May 2023

Where: The Pig - near Bath,
Hunstrete House, Hunstrete,
Pensford, Bath BS39 4NS


What's on the agenda?

Create your own plan for the morning by identifying which journalists you want to pitch to and which stories you think will suit them best.

These roaming networking events are designed so that you can speak to as many journalists and PRs as possible all in a convivial setting.

Why you need to be there

Your time at THE PIG-near Bath will be spent forging relationships with 15 lifestyle writers including Richard Hammond who specialises in sustainable travel and tourism; Kitty Dimbleby who writes for the Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Grazia, and more; Kate Eshelby who is a photojournalist who contributes to the Telegraph magazine, Sunday Telegraph, FT magazine, Guardian Weekend, Observer, amongst others; and Sarah Baxter who writes for The Independent, The Guardian, The Telegraph, Lonely Planet, Metro and BBC Countryfile.

THE PIG-near Bath

Join us to relax, chat and build stronger relationships with our journalists for the future. At the end of the brunch, there will be tours of the kitchen gardens.

Tickets cost £150 including brunch and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Thursday 18th May - 10 am to 12 pm

Roxhill Media x THE PIG-near Bath

Hosted by Roxhill & THE PIG, featuring journalists:

Kitty Dimbleby

Freelance writer, poet & communications consultant

Writes for the Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Grazia, Women’s Health, Good Housekeeping and the Mail on Sunday. She has also contributed articles to The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, Cosmopolitan and Metro. 

Richard Hammond

Managing Director

Writer and videographer specialising in sustainable travel and tourism. His most recent work has been for National Geographic Traveller, Financial Times Globetrotter, Sunday Times Scotland, and The Telegraph. Previously been the Guardian’s eco travel correspondent, Editor of Green Hotelier, editor of Sawdays Green Places to Stay, and Travel Editor of National Geographic GREEN. His latest book, ‘The Green Traveller – conscious adventure that doesn’t cost the earth’, was published in 2022 by Pavilion Books

Sarah Baxter

Freelance Journalist

Travel writer and book author contributing to The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Times, The i, Lonely Planet, Wanderlust and many other print and online outlets.

Georgina Fuller

Freelance Journalist

Writes about family, lifestyle, travel and career for publications including The Telegraph, The I, The Guardian, Daily Mail, The Stratford Herald, The Observer, Red, Tatler, and Grazia.

Alice Smellie

Freelance Journalist

Lifestyle writer for titles including The Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday and The Times. Co-author of Cracking The Menopause with Mariella Frostrup.

Kate Eshelby

Freelance Journalist

Travel writer and photographer. She contributes to the FT, Guardian, Observer, Conde Nast Traveller and Harper’s Bazaar. 

Natalie Paris

Freelance Journalist

Writes about cultural and family travel for titles such as The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The Times, The i, British Travel Journal and more. Lifestyle and interiors features too.

Simon Horsford

Freelance Travel Writer

Contributes to The Daily Telegraph, Time Magazine, Bristol Magazine, Bath Magazine and The Spectator.

Rhiannon Batten

Freelance Journalist

Writer and editor focusing on travel, food and design. She writes for The Guardian, The Times, Homes & Antiques and The Idler.

Sarah Moolla


Bath Life

Emily Payne


Circus Magazine

Deri Robins

Managing Editor

Bristol Life Magazine

Fiona Duncan

Hotel Expert Telegraph Travel

Reviews the best and worst of Britain’s hotels and bed and breakfasts, from boutique to budget, countryside to city centre.

Paul Bloomfield

Freelance Journalist

Specialises in active travel, wildlife and conservation.  He writes for The Daily Telegraph, The Times and magazines such as BBC Wildlife.


The Pig – near Bath, Hunstrete House, Hunstrete, Pensford, Bath BS39 4NS

This event is part of Roxhill’s events programme, aimed at helping PRs to build personal relationships with journalists in an informal setting.

Cancellations are permitted up to 7 working days before the event. You can transfer to a different talk up to 2 days before the event (subject to availability), and delegate substitutions are accepted at any time. Please contact our event team at for cancellation, transfer and substitution requests.

A photographer may cover this event and the photographs may be used to publicise future Roxhill events. By purchasing a ticket and attending the event, you are consenting to appear in any photographs we may choose to use in future campaigns.

The details you provide will be processed in line with the Roxhill’s GDPR obligations. For information on how we handle your personal data please see our Privacy Policy.

We use cookies to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. Accept cookie settings by clicking the button.
You can view our Cookie Policy or Privacy Policy.