BROOD LIVE

Hotel Football, Old Trafford
Hotel Football, Old Trafford

Brooke Vincent and Cath Tyldesley were amongst the host of guest speakers at BROOD Live who open up about the daily struggles of being a working parent, expressing how hard and lonely it can feel.

Brooke, admitted her house is ‘like a circus’ and how hard she finds the everyday things ‘like just getting everyone ready and out of the house is really hard’ The Actress, Mum of two and Owner of renowned stationary brand OhSoB, said that she felt inspired by the other speakers who had been ‘so open and honest, creating a safe space’ at the event. Brooke admitted that ‘you loose yourself a little bit after having children’

Cath echoed, Brooke’s sentiments stating and that of course she felt guilty at times, but that she felt ready to go back to work both when she had Alfie & Iris, and that she loves her career, as even though she’s a mum, she’s still Cath too. The event was hosted by legendary hits radio presenter and dad of two, Mike Toolan, who could identify with each guest on how hard it can be to juggle family life and a career. The Radio presenter invited Cath Tyldesley’s husband and BROOD co-founder Tom Pitfield to the stage whilst he was talking to the actress, and it wasn’t long before the room exploded with laughter as Tom admitted, ‘Life is easier when Cath is not around!’ ‘She’s like a whirlwind. – My wife is many things but a domestic goddess isn’t one of them!’ Tom looked after the couples 3 month old Daughter and 8 year old son, whilst Cath went to work in Malta for 3 months to film Channel 5’s The Good Ship Murder.

The first BROOD Magazine Live event took place at Hotel Football and guests and celebrities alike have took to social media to shout about their phenomenal experience!

“What an event. @broodmagazine curated something very special today. A room full of parentpreneurs all managing two of the most volatile environments known to the human race. Parenthood and Business.”

Cath Tyldesley

“Incredible day for @broodmagazine #broodlive The most amazing guest speakers.
And Of course the host with the most @miketoolan .
Being in a room filled with other entrepreneurial parents – grafting like mad whilst juggling their Brood was glorious. I felt less alone to be honest. Parenting can feel lonely at times. The support network Brood are building is awesome. Proud to be a small party of something so special 💖💖💖”
@miketoolan Loved hosting the 1st ever @broodmagazine LIVE. An afternoon of inspirational speakers and mental well-being for parents coping with the juggle struggle of kids and full time jobs.

Award Winning Owner of Wood Restaurants and Dad of 4, Simon Wood, was also amongst the guest speakers, sharing his story of how he went from being a teenage dad working at McDonalds, to a Masterchef Winner with a focus on getting a Michelin Star.

Embarrassing Bodies presenter and This Morning Regular Dr Dawn Harper, also attended the event and shared the importance of looking after your health and well-being as a busy parent.

Founded by Mancunians; best selling Author Lolo Stubbs, Photographer Tom Pitfield and Rob Stubbs, BROOD Magazine has created a unique platform for working and entrepreneurial parents to be inspired and share stories of the ups and downs of juggling a career whilst bringing up a family. Highlighted in Dragons Den contestant Aaron Branch’s post on the event.

BROOD LIVE return’s to Manchester this year on Thursday 18th and will also be held in LONDON in May – date to be confirmed soon. Follow @broodmagazine (or visit www.broodmagazine.com) for further information and dates

BROOD Live Manchester
BROOD Live Manchester

BROOD LIVE MCR 2023

WOW!!! BROOD Live was everything we’D hoped it would be and more!

The messages we are receiving are simply overwhelming, and the vibe in the room was something else! It’s still sinking in for us all, but we are feeling extremely proud right now!

Thank you to our sponsors @ohsobofficial @symproveyourlife @hseofevelyn @hotelfootballuk and to everyone who attended

A huge thank you our AMAZING speakers – @simonjwooduk @drdawnharper @auntiecath17 @sarietaylorcoaching @aaron_branch @oli_the_choc @brookelevivincent @laura_r_wolfe @ricmoylan and @aaronwillisofficial – we couldn’t have done it without you!

To our venue dressers @littlepersonalisedgiftshop @cheshireboothco.ltd 

And an extra special thanks to our incredible host @miketoolan 🙌🏻👏🏼

A great day was had by all, whilst raising over £800 for @cashforkidsmcr
We’ll be hosting a number of other events in the coming months as well as BROOD Live London & Manchester again next year.

Please sign up to our mailing list to hear all about it, dates for the diary are below.

 

Thank you all again,

Love Lolo, Tom & Rob

oh so b

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