Carolyn Hughes PR seventh annual charity lunch, Gusto Liverpool
PUBLISHED: 16:00 17 January 2017
Public relations boss Carolyn Hughes hosted her annual charity lunch in aid of Radio City's Cash for Kids, at Gusto restaurant on Liverpool's historic Albert Dock.
Carolyn Hughes 2016 lunch
Carole Clare (Cash for Kids), Bretta Adlen, Tory Harper (UK Events) and Alison Edwards (Cash for Kids
Fashion designer Philip Armstrong with Nicola Carragher, Danielle Lloyd, Laura Warnock and Tony Burke
Marius McGovern with Simon Ross and Debbie McGovern
Pete Price with Jay Hynd (Elf on the Shelf) and Simon Ross
Cheshire Life's Rebekka O'Grady with editor Louise Allen-Taylor
Jade Ainsworth and Jenny Wright
Viv and Stan Boardman
Lee Lynch, MD of Red Door, with his partner Sue Crimes, Chief Executive of GUSTO
Jess Hall, Tricia Campbell and Linsay Owens
Kelly Farley, Erica Millen, and Laura Warnock and Nicola Carragher
The lively occasion was hosted by Pete Price along with Radio City 2 Breakfast presenter Simon Ross.
The lunch has become the festive ‘must attend’ event with over 250 guests including a host of celebrities. Over the years the occasion has been enjoyed by Coleen Rooney, Alex Gerrard and Nicola Carragher, Jude Cisse, Liz McLarnon, Dani Lawrence and Emmerdale actress Gillian Kearney. This year was no exception as Danielle LLoyd was there to show her support along with celebrity stylist Lorraine McCulloch and fashion designers Philip Armstrong and Tony Burke.
After a drinks reception guests enjoyed a three-course feast before an auction for prizes which included Everton player Romelu Lukaku’s signed boots, a hospitality package courtesy of Liverpool Football Club, a signed Paul McCartney back catalogue and other memorabilia.
The fun-filled afternoon included a visit from Father Christmas, a mannequin challenge, a ‘Selfie with an Elfie’ competition a DJ and saxophonist, a drag artist and a singer Arron Reece.
Carolyn Hughes, managing director of CHPR, said: ‘The lunch is the official start of Christmas for many of my guests, so they come along to really party. We had a great time and raised over £20,000 for Radio City’s Cash for Kids, who do so much to help children in the area. We are grateful also to Barclays and Barclaycard for their generous support.’