Cinderella at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in Newcastle

“It’s very traditional. It comes from a British music hall tradition. The biggest and most important member of the cast is the audience. It’s quite a Victorian thing. It’s full of double entrendre. The kids don’t get the slightly naughty stuff, and the mams and dads do, so there’s something for everybody.  There’s a language that everyone in Britain understands when they come to a pantomime,” said Connor Byrne, who plays Baron Hardup in Cinderella, about pantomimes.

‘Pages of the Sea’ at Roker Beach, Sunderland

The annual Remembrance Day parade and wreath laying at Sunderland Cenotaph counts as one of the United Kingdom’s largest such ceremonies outside of London. In 2018, as part of an art event to commemorate a century since the end of World War One, Sunderland’s Roker Beach was one a venue for Pages of the Sea. Created...

Digital Influencer of the Year award at the 2018 Holland Press Awards

"The Awards represent excellence in writing and a passion and interest in Holland. The Awards are held annually to showcase the best articles written in the previous year and are a way for us (NBTC) to thank the writers that have shown a flair for writing about Holland in a positive and encouraging way. We look for articles that would encourage a visitor to go to Holland, that inform the reader with sound knowledge, tips, ideas and personal anecdotes or insights,"commented Simone Sagi, PR Manager UK and Ireland for the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions.

Finalist at the 2017 Travel Media Awards

The Travel Media Awards were presented at an event in the five-star ME London hotel. Prior to the awards ceremony finalists were invited into the hotel’s penthouse suite for canapes and drinks with views along The Strand and over neighbouring rooftops.