Subjects: Lifestyle, Fashion, Leisure
The Kind Heroes of Veganuary. A tale of why, you too, might consider a more plant-based diet.
LIVEKINDLY Collective’s mission is to make plant-based living the new norm for the good of people, the planet and animals. This Veganuary LIVEKINDLY Collective’s Kind Heroes inspire people to go vegan for a month and raise awareness of the impact our diet might have on climate change.
CloseUp PR promote Swedish Cinnamon Bun Day in the UK
Today, 4th of October, Swedes celebrate Cinnamon Bun Day, and on this day alone more than 8 million cinnamon buns are sold in Sweden! “Swedish Cinnamon Bun Day is starting to become a tradition in London as well,” says Monika Agorelius, from CloseUp PR. "Our client TotallySwedish will sell copious amounts of cinnamon buns today!"
CloseUp PR chosen by VisitSweden to engage 'Nordic Noir' fans to visit southern Sweden
CloseUp PR and sister company CloseUp Productions have been chosen by VisitSweden to work as PR and Marketing Consultants on 'The Bridge Experience' campaign. VisitSweden is running the campaign alongside Tourism in Skåne and Malmö Tourism, to entice fans of the Nordic Noir genre to visit southern Sweden, the home of popular thriller dramas 'Wallander' and 'The Bridge'.
CloseUp interview with Taylor Swift for front cover story in Swedish lifestyle and travel magazine Voyage
CloseUp Productions, recently interviewed pop star Taylor Swift for the front cover feature in Swedish lifestyle and travel magazine Voyage.
CloseUp's interview with Nordic Noir expert Barry Forshaw now avaliable to view on YouTube
Monika Agorelius’, from CloseUp PR and sister company CloseUp Productions, interview with Nordic Noir expert and crime fiction author Barry Forshaw is now avaliable to view on YouTube. In the interview Forshaw discusses the British nation's appeal with Scandinavian dramas like 'The Killing', 'The Bridge' and 'Borgen.' The interview was conducted at the Nordicana film festival in London in 2014.
CloseUp PR interview with "The Bridge" actress viewed more than 32 000 times
Monika Agorelius’, from CloseUp PR and sister company CloseUp Productions, interview with Swedish actress Sofia Helin, who plays Saga Norén in the popular Swedish Danish drama series "The Bridge", has been viewed on YouTube more than 32 000 times. The interview was conducted at the Nordicana film festival in London in 2014.
Pioneering digital platform TotallyTween fills gap in market for 8 – 12 year olds, announces CloseUp PR
TotallyTween, a safe, fresh and innovative online platform for the exciting and influential market of 2.5 million Tween girls, aged 8 – 12, launches in the UK on 27th March 2015. Designed in collaboration with Tweens, it’s the “go-to” source for information, opinion and sharing on fashion, trends, style, beauty, entertainment, film, music, books, TV, social, cooking, health and fitness.
Chocolate Lovers Unite at the Oxted Chocolate Fair, announces CloseUp PR
Chocolate lovers unite on the 20th of December at the Chocolate Fair in Oxted. "We aim to showcase a selection of premium chocolates, handcrafted by skilled chocolatiers. We will be bringing you an intimate collection of chocolate-related stalls, selling and showcasing handmade chocolates, truffles, marshmallow, hot chocolate and confectionary", says Susan Sheen, who's organising the event.
The Dowling Poole tour the UK in September, announces CloseUp PR
Following the critical acclaim heaped upon their new album 'Bleak Strategies' The Dowling Poole are delighted to announce a five date UK tour in September 2014. Tickets are on sale now. The Dowling Poole is the band formed by singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Willie Dowling (ex Honeycrack/Jackdaw4) and Jon Poole (ex Cardiacs). On the tour they'll be joined by vocalist Givvi Flynn.
CloseUp PR sponsors LattjoPOP - a new way for self-employed parents to network in south west London
CloseUp PR sponsors LattjoPOP. LattjoPOP is a new way for self employed parents to network, socialise and promote their brand. It is a pop-up store, children's crèche and business hub for parents and businesses targeting families. LattjoPOP is situated on 544 Streatham High Road (SW16) Lattjo is launching on the 21st of June with a Swedish Midsummer themed party for families and kids.
CloseUp client AVEQIA London serves up a delicious Swedish Smörgåsbord in the heart of the City
AVEQIA, the only Swedish Active Cooking venue in the City of London has launched the Smörgåsbord at AVEQIA in 2 St Bride Street, London EC4 with the assistance of award-winning Swedish Chef Roland Persson, as ‘Guest Chef’. “There’s a growing trend for Swedish food in London and I’m proud that AVEQIA serves only the highest quality", says David Berggren, Founder and CEO of AVEQIA.
THE WINDSOR EMPORIUM SHOWCASES HOME-GROWN CREATIVE TALENT, says CloseUp PR
Upcycling, buying local and artisans are trending and the Windsor Emporium, a showcase for creative talent in Berkshire is bang on the zeitgeist. First launched in 2010 and the brainchild of Windsor businesswoman and busy mother Jackie Couzens, Sunday 2nd March sees her gather 40 passionate and skilled artists, artisans and craftspeople at the Harte & Garter Hotel opposite Windsor Castle.
IT’S SEMLA SEASON FOR CLOSEUP PR CLIENT BAGERIET IN LONDON’S COVENT GARDEN
Since opening in May 2013, Bageriet the Swedish bakery on Rose Street in London’s Covent Garden, has become the talk of the town for all manner of Swedish traditional delicacies and this time of year heralds the arrival of Semla cream bun season. This delicious small Swedish bun laced with cardamom and filled with almond paste and whipped cream is traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday.
A Little Bit of Sweden in the UK for you - CloseUp PR client TotallySwedish are geared up for Christmas
TotallySwedish is one of the leading retailers for Swedish groceries in the UK. They stock more than 800 different Swedish grocery products as well as a range of fine deli products, gift and design items, and more. This weekend the store on London's Crawford Street will be visited by a Swedish chef who will be offering samples of Husmansbord awarded deli products including Swedish Christmas ham.
Swedish Christmas - a unique advent calendar app celebrating Sweden's Christmas traditions, announces CloseUp PR
Having earned lead performances in productions such as The Phantom of the Opera, Beauty and the Beast and Les Misérables, professional soprano singer Mia Karlsson has also created the charming and innovative Advent Calendar app, Swedish Christmas. Each day in the run up to Christmas, users can open a new 'window' and experience a different example of Swedish songs and traditions.
Discover delicious gluten-free cake recipes with cookbook baking app "Cook & Bake Gluten Free", says CloseUp PR
Nothing beats a good homemade cake whether it’s for a birthday party, coffee break or dessert. Cook & Bake Gluten Free is a new interactive cookbook with gorgeous classic cake recipes all baked without gluten, created by Swedish baking gurus Maria Blohm and Jessica Frej. Published as an app for iPad and iPhone, it's available in Swedish and English, with measurements in both metric and imperial.
Lisa’s Swedish bar and restaurant launches in London’s Notting Hill, announces CloseUp PR
Lisa's a stylish new contemporary Swedish restaurant and vibrant bar has arrived in London’s uber fashionable Notting Hill, where rustic food is delivered with modern simplicity. Inspired by Swedish founder, Lisa’s Wallén’s childhood memories, the menu offers a unique culinary experience coloured by Sweden’s four distinct seasons of the year.
Acclaimed Swedish bakers team up to open their first London store
Bageriet brings a touch of Scandinavian style to London’s Covent Garden as the traditional Swedish bakery opens at 24 Rose Street. Award winning Swedish bakers Daniel Karlsson and Sven-Gunnar Appelgren aim to bring quality and originality to their newly launched operation as Daniel explains: “We want to provide the best fresh bread, pastries and traditional Swedish open sandwiches in London."
Jackdaw4 Last Ever Gig and ‘Dissecticide’ Album Launch
On June 6th Jackdaw4 will be celebrating the death of the band and perversely, the official commercial release day for their majestic new album ‘Dissecticide’, at London’s Borderline.
CELIA wins FreeFrom Food Awards as ‘Best Gluten Free Beer’
CELIA lager is delighted to have won ‘Best Gluten Free Beer’ at the prestigious 2013 FreeFrom Food Awards, presented by Antony Worrall Thompson. The judges verdict states: "Very clear, not much head but tastes great. Pleasant feel in the mouth, lovely sweet taste after a few mouthfuls, refreshing, clears palate. Lager drinkers will like this." http://www.celialager.co.uk