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Tuesday 24 July 2012

Book Signing at Northern Pride - Newcastle-upon-Tyne Saturday 21st July 2012

Wet weather resulted in a change of venue to Exhibition Park for Newcastle's 5th Northern Pride event and no doubt lots of people turned into weather watchers beforehand but we were lucky to be blessed with a fine sunny day ... and the result was a fabulous and colourful event attended by over 20,000 people.

This year Sam Hawkins organised a Women's Tent - a first for this type of thing and not an easy task I can tell you. But you did a great job Sam :-)

Ellen and Sam Hawkins

I was delighted be invited to do a book signing in the Women's Tent where I signed and sold copies of my book Beautiful Strangers. Many thanks to the lovely people who came along to say 'hello' and who bought my book. It was a pleasure to meet you all.

Dani, Morgan and Kerrie

Ellen and Dani

It was great to see Sonia and the Cheeky Girls among the many artists performing at the event. And Dot Ellis sang her heart out in the Women's Tent - what a superb voice Dot :-)

Ellen and Dot Ellis

It was great to catch up with Wendy and the Outpost Team.

Proud to be Patron of Outpost Housing Project

And it was good to finally meet Roweena Russell (official photographer) and Aly Rhodes editor of out!  northeast magazine

All in all Sat Nav, Amy and I (above photos) thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and look forward to next year.

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