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29 April 2019
Lee Ryan to headline Love Fashion Live! Show with exclusive performance in Swindon town centre!
inSwindon BID and The Brunel Shopping Centre are delighted to welcome singer-songwriter and actor Lee Ryan to Swindon town centre as part of the Love Fashion Live! Show, on Friday 10th May at CitiFaith on Regent Street.
Best known as a member of the boy band Blue that has since reformed, Lee has also featured on various TV spots including Celebrity Big Brother, BBC’s EastEnders, as well as starring in Panto and most recently Strictly Come Dancing 2018.
inSwindon BID CEO Di Powell said, “We are thrilled to be welcoming Lee Ryan to this new event. He is sure to bring something very special to the show and we hope Swindon will give him a warm welcome whilst supporting our local fashion retailers and community members who are involved in the event.”
The Love Fashion Live! Show is a first for Swindon town centre. Hosted by The Secret Stylist, Natasha Musson, who will showcase lines from Evans, House of Fraser Outlet, M&S, Miss Selfridge, River Island, Skopes, Yours and Wallis.
Lee Ryan is set to wow the audience with an intimate acoustic performance as well as a Q&A.
Local models of all shapes and sizes are taking part. Nicole Cox from Swindon is currently Miss East Midlands, former Miss Wiltshire, former Pure International Miss United Kingdom and is also currently studying Engineering at University. Joining her will be a line-up of local ladies including blonde bombshell Sharon Woodhouse, Swindon’s original Diana Dors lookalike and a fuller figure curve model who has done a variety of reality TV shows, adverts, presenting and a radio show, with a natural passion for 1950s vintage glamour and an advocate for promoting curves in a positive light.
They will all take to the catwalk to promote town centre retailers who are behind the campaign with their fantastic lines. New College Media Make-up students will also be providing professional make-up and hair for the models taking part. Hair and Media Makeup Course Leader Gemma Mulrooney said, “Media Make-up at New College are delighted to collaborate with Swindon town centre to create exciting makeup and hair looks for the catwalk for Love Fashion Live, we hope you enjoy this visual extravaganza and are inspired!”
Tickets for the Love Fashion Live! Show are priced at just £6 and includes free light refreshments, beauty demos and the chance to WIN a Beauty Hamper worth £100. VIP tables can also be purchased and all tickets are available at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-fashion-live-show-tickets-59316593528
Love Fashion Live is a month long campaign and was first produced by The Brunel Shopping Centre in 2018. Since then inSwindon BID and The Parade have been working in collaboration with The Brunel to bring the event to the whole of the town centre.
The Brunel Centre Manager, Jane Stewart said, “We are really pleased Love Fashion Live is back for 2019; last year’s event was a great success and The Brunel received a lot of positive feedback. I’m delighted that, this year, we have been able to work together with our partners to bring an even better event to Swindon Town Centre.”
Free events take place from 1st-31st May and include a Personalisation Station on 18-19th May where Boots and Aqua-G will be offering free express treatments on The Brunel Upper Plaza from 11-3pm. New College will be hosting a Body Art Boutique on 25-26th May in The Brunel Lower Arcade from 11-3pm with body painting demos, face painting and glitter transfers, whilst Family Fashion Corner Crafts will take place inside The Brunel Lower Arcade from 11-3pm on 31st May.
An exclusive Secret Style with The Brunel takes place on Monday 20th May from 7pm-9:30pm showcasing even more fashion and beauty and includes free goody bags and more. Tickets are priced at £5 and can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/secret-style-night-tickets-59315963644
The month long campaign kicks off with a free Beauty Hub, taking place this Saturday 4th May at The Parade 11-5pm and features beauty stations and a personal stylist on site to give advice on the latest fashions available in the town centre, there will also be an online competition to at www.theparadeswindon.co.uk.