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Vicky Pattison to Speak at Body Confidence Event in Manchester

02 Oct 2018

Former I’m A Celeb winner will promote body confidence, self-esteem and wellness at the Body Confidence Live event on 6 October. 

Event sponsored by Stagecoach Manchester and raising funds for Royal Manchester Children's Hospital charity.

TV star Vicky Pattison is to speak at Manchester's first Body Confidence Live event next month, as part of a line-up of guest speakers who will promote positive body image.

The event is being hosted by Body Confidence Live and will take place on 6 October at The Studio, Manchester.  

Topics being discussed relate to body confidence, self-esteem and overall wellbeing, with the event aiming to help people find ways to feel more positive about their bodies, be kinder to themselves and celebrate who they are. 

The event is being sponsored by leading local bus operator Stagecoach Manchester, with £5 from the sale of each ticket being donated to the company's charity partner , Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. 

Speakers during the afternoon event include Vicky Pattison, who will take part in a Q&A on body confidence; stand-up comedian and body image speaker, Juliette Burton; wellbeing expert and celebrity personal trainer, Ellie Hopley and inspirational speaker Megan McGrory from Unlock The Key.  

Vicky Pattison, who has appeared on countless TV programmes including I'm A Celebrity....Get Me Out of Here, This Morning and Loose Women, said: "I'm really excited to be part of this event - learning to like yourself is a really hard but really rewarding thing to achieve and it's something that I think most people struggle with. 

“We're all guilty of being too hard on ourselves at times and maybe focusing too much on the negatives instead of celebrating all the fantastic things we have to offer. I can't wait to be part of something that will provide a confidence boost to everyone involved."

Body Confidence Live founder, Lindsay Reid, from Glasgow, said: "We've had fantastic feedback from our previous events and it's so exciting to be back with this new speaker-based event in Manchester for the first time. Again, the focus will be on helping people think about ways they can feel better about themselves, encouraging everyone to be a bit kinder to their bodies and enjoy the positive things they have to contribute and what they can achieve. 

"The idea is that people can come along for a positive and uplifting afternoon, where they can hear from a range of different speakers and hopefully leave feeling great."