Chetham’s School of Music proudly welcomed the Stoller Hall to the public with a live broadcast of BBC Radio 3’s show In Tune. Presented by Suzy Klein, guests were treated to the first ever public event in Manchester’s finest new concert hall. With a mix of live music, conversation and performances by legendary past students and present exemplary artists, the 2 hour show culminated with a group showcase. Stand out performances by the choral choir gave chills coupled with the concert hall’s stella acoustics, and Gabriella Swallow gave everything. Her dynamic

Guests were invited to preview the latest Belstaff collection in the King Street store. A live DJ set by Unity Radio’s DJ EMA provided the perfect soundtrack, while guests were treated to champagne. The event culminated with a live Q&A session with brand ambassador and motorbike legend OBE Dougie Lampkin. VIP’s were treated to signed posters from Dougie Lampkin and provided with a first hand opportunity to purchase items from their SS17 collection ahead of the general public. My favourite piece was the Outlaw jacket as styled by David Beckham. The

Pageant winner Kendal O’Reilly has carried the title of Miss Swimsuit UK for the past 12 months. As we look towards the crowning of the next winner in the upcoming Manchester heats, we sit down to catch up with model Kendal to talk about the competition, and what she is looking forward to. Winning Miss Swimsuit UK is quite a feat. How did you prepare for the competition and what do you do to maintain your image? I was initially scouted for Miss Swimsuit UK in 2012. The company scouters

Festival style emits from Coachella each year, however homogenised it has now become. At risk of losing it’s cool through popular consumption in equal measure to say James Blake for example, Coachella welcomes familiar faces and the public to enjoy the frivolities of a pre-summer fiesta. This year in particular less emphasis has been expressed to the live musical aspects of Coachella, and more so to the wardrobe choices (to which online retailers have revelled). Privileged guests attended a VIP pool party at Revolve House with a champagne reception on entry. Coachella

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