May 28, 2015

The most interesting dinner party you’ve ever been to. Fancy it?

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I’m SUPER THRILLED to part of the next “There’s A Good Girl“ event, which is all about celebrating female creativity (what’s not to love about that). The volunteer-run group VIVA Women is an initiative to support women in advertising and ’There’s a Good Girl’ sits within that, with a focus on creative. ‘There’s a Good Girl’ first kicked off with a brilliant exhibition last November with a private view at Saatchi & Saatchi London, before moving on to The Assembly Rooms for a further two months. The exhibition showcased the work of twenty audacious female artists who are making their mark on contemporary culture with the likes of Hattie Stewart, Alison Jackson, Sara Pope and Pam Glew all exhibiting. If you missed the exhibition (how could you – it was everywhere) you should definitely watch this film.

Following on from this Jo Wallace a creative director at Saatchi & Saatchi (follow her at @JoWallaceTweets) who had the original idea for the exhibition, organised a sell-out panel event at the Ivy Club with 5 of the artists. It had the rather meek name TITS & KICKING ASS and they set about discussing the portrayal of women in advertising. Next on the agenda: what promises to be the most interesting dinner party you’ve ever been to. (Promise, it’ll be awesome), and I’m chuffed to be one of the speakers. No pressure.

Where and when?

Thursday 2nd July at The Kings’s Head Members Club.

7.30pm to be seated for 8.00pm.

Who’s speaking? 

Five women will share their stories and experiences over 3 delicious courses.

Laura Jordan Bambach – SheSays co-founder. D&AD president. Creative partner at Mr President.

ME! – Writer (Huff Post, The Independent, Stylist). Social media editor at Glamour Magazine.

Kathryn Ferguson – Film director. Film curator. Resident film director, Selfridges.

Kati Russell – Co–founder of The Girlhood, a social enterprise. Previously D&AD New Blood Programme Manager.

Kate Bell – Actor and comedian. Yes, she was Kelly Bradshaw in Grange Hill. One tenth of the improv comedy group All Made Up.

Plus Charlie Campbell, photographer of the THIS GIRL CAN campaign will be in our midst.

The event will be chaired by the brilliant Jo Wallace, Creative Director at Saatchi & Saatchi.

How do I get a ticket?

Places are limited, but if you’re a creative person, fancy a mingle and up for a great dining experience, email tagg@saatchi.co.uk if you would like an invitation.

Each £40* ticket includes 3 courses, tapas style, plus 1/2 bottle of wine.

Members of the Saatchi TAGG team will be there on the night to answer questions about the exhibition and the event, as well as their own individual advertising careers. Jo Wallace (Creative Director), Shelley Dobson (Global Head of Beauty), Suzie Quill (Art Director), Camilla McLean (Copywriter), Layla Boyd (Project Manager), Lee Sharrock (Director of Global Creative PR), Lisa Robbins (Business Leader).

Twitter.com/TheresAGoodGirl

If you want to get hashtag happy: #TAGG #TheresAGoodGirl #VivaWomen #GoodGirlsEatDinner #SaatchiLondon

 

 

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