Final Line-Up Revealed for First Ever ‘Made Up Leeds’ Festival
Male beauty vlogger Lewys Ball, drag queen star Michael ‘Gisele’ Allan, and celebrity hairdresser Andrew Barton have joined the line-up for the first ever Made Up Leeds festival.
The new names will take part in the free, two-day festival, joining the likes of former Made in Chelsea star Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo, Love Island stars Kaz Crossley and Alexandra Cane, plus hair stylist and E4’s Body Fixers star Danny Richo.
Mother and daughter make-up artists and Instagram sensations Shaheen Kauser and Sanna Nosheen – known as Mummillion and Lookamillion – will also host a special talk at Harvey Nichols.
Made Up Leeds takes place on September 29th and 30th and is an inclusive, city-wide festival with more than 110 individual offers from 90 cosmetics stores, franchises, restaurants and bars, as well as talks from influential industry figures.
Some of the biggest names in the city’s retail scene are involved, including John Lewis, Harvey Nichols, Debenhams, Trinity Leeds, The Merrion Centre, St Johns Centre and The Light, supported by LeedsBID.
Andrew Cooper, Chief Executive at LeedsBID, said: “Made Up Leeds aims to celebrate beauty for all and we’re incredibly proud of the diverse line-up for the first ever event.
“It’s fantastic to see such big-name brands and retailers join forces to create something really special for the city, and we’re expecting thousands of people to head to Leeds for the jam-packed event.”
19-year-old beauty vlogger Lewys will host a live Q&A session, answering questions about cosmetics, life and growing up on his YouTube channel LookingForLewys, which has over 325,000 subscribers. Lewys will be at Trinity Leeds’ Beauty Room at 12pm on Saturday, September 29th, followed by a meet and greet.
Meanwhile, hairdresser to the stars Andrew Barton will join his former 10 Year Younger co-star and British makeup artist Ruby Hammer MBE to discuss how to update your look and keep it relevant at any age. They will appear at The Beauty Room at Trinity Leeds at 1pm on Sunday, September 30th.
Leeds drag queen star Michael ‘Gisele’ Allan will host a makeup masterclass and share industry tips and tricks at The Beauty Space on Briggate at 12pm on Saturday, September 29th.
Over at Harvey Nichols, mother and daughter make-up artists Lookamillion and Mummillion will talk about their key make-up looks and getting the most out of your makeup at any age, at The Bottle Room at Harvey Nichols on Sunday, September 30th.
Headline speaker Toff will be speaking at The Beauty Room at Trinity Leeds at 3.30pm on Saturday, September 29th.
All events are free to attend, with limited tickets available at www.madeupleeds.co.uk/programme.
Other Made Up Leeds highlights include a Beauty Bridge at Trinity Leeds with mini makeovers and Eyes & Lips counters at Leeds Train Station.
Festival-goers will need to sign up at www.madeupleeds.co.uk to get their free ‘Glamour Passport’ and goody bag, which can be picked up at collection points across the city centre and includes a full list of offers, samples and information on speakers and demonstrations.
To guarantee a place at the free Made Up Leeds events, visit www.madeupleeds.co.cuk/programme.