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Behind the scenes at Wimbledon

Those that know me will know that I like my tennis and I love Wimbledon. I have been fortunate enough over the years to win tickets in the public ballot and make the trip to the hallowed grounds of London SW19. Whilst I am not going over to watch the tennis live this summer, I…

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend offers free ticket to visit working farms

Sixteen farms across Northern Ireland will open their doors to the public for free this weekend as part of Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2017. Six new farms will open their doors to the public along with ten farms who have previously hosted Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend events. New farm hosts are Castlescreen Farm…

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend participants trained up for 2017

Seventeen farms have signed up to participate in Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2017 and have undergone training to help them be prepared to welcome the public this summer. Running on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June, the popular initiative gives consumers and their families the opportunity to visit farms across Northern Ireland, for…

Purple Rain Calendar 2017

Christmas is filled with traditions and one tradition Purple Rain has established is the production of the annual client calendar. I scan the archive from PR shots taken for campaigns that year, plus my own personal portfolio, to produce a handy desk calendar to help clients organise themselves all-year-round. There is a familiar saying that a picture tells a thousand…

GrowMakeEatDrink Awards success for Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend won at the NewsLetter GrowMakeEatDrink Awards ceremony held last night at the Ramada Hotel in Belfast. Purple Rain holds the contract for project management of Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend. The award was in the category for best food/drink promotion by a festival/event. Rebecca attended the ceremony along with Bank…

A decade in PR

Ten years ago, I went to Paris for the first time. As well as a holiday, it was time between changing jobs and moving into a new career. I entered the PR world in June 2006 following a passion I had for writing and photography and a voluntary role that gave me a taste for…

Beautiful Bruges

I enjoyed a weekend break to Belgium recently. When Great Britain’s victorious Davis Cup team won the final in November 2015, I liked the tweets players and tennis journalists were posting of Ghent, so it was first on the list. Viator, a local touring company, were offering a day trip from the capital Brussels out…

2016 Calendar

Introducing the Purple Rain 2016 calendar Drum roll please…the highly sought after 2016 calendar has arrived at Purple Rain HQ. Clients including the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Shambles Variety Market in Armagh, the Young Farmers Clubs’ of Ulster and Bangor Worldwide Missionary Convention feature throughout the calendar. I had the privilege of meeting Maud Kells…

I like to write…let me write!

During a short city break in Paris in the summer, I found a treasure of a bookstore called Shakespeare and Company The shop was laden with books from floor to ceiling and in some parts, traffic was only one way such was the limited space. As I made my way back downstairs from the top floor room…

The September Issue

Fashion fans are only too well aware of the importance of the September issue of Vogue. It is their biggest edition of the year and fashion houses wait in anticipation to see if their new collection will be featured. The 2012 US edition was the largest ever with 916 pages, the majority of which were…

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