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By millyjshoes, Sep 28 2020 03:24PM
Over the past few weeks, I have been deep in talks with Stash Kirkbride, the founder and director of both heavy weights, The Norfolk Arts Awards and The Hostry Festival.
I can't say much at the moment, but I am thrilled to play a big role within this wonderful Norfolk initiative!
By millyjshoes, Sep 28 2020 03:19PM
This year Milly J Shoes was on the cover of Bride Magazibe, The UK'S leading magazine publication that is an annual magazine.
With the age of Covid, Archant decided to amalgamate Norfolk and Suffolk into one magazine, which for wedding suppliers is a good move.
The Briarfields shoot was blessed by the last of the good weather with some of the area's top suppliers, including, Milly J Shoes.
The star of the shoot had to be Mr Jack Brock, the miniature pony however!
By millyjshoes, Sep 28 2020 03:13PM
Milly J Shoes was invited to speak on the panel for Precious Nights. An evening of talks and panel discussions online for award winners of The Precious Awards.
Founded by Foluke Akinlosa MBE, the awards seek to highlight the important work carried out by women of colour. The awards are one of the UK's leading with myself winning The Outstanding Women in the Creative Industries in 2015 awarded to me by The British Library.
The panel consisted of myself, DR. Funke Ambibola and the UK'S leading children's agent.
By millyjshoes, Sep 28 2020 03:02PM
On Wednesday, Milly J Shoes joined some top Norfolk suppliers to create a magazine shoot for Marry in Norfolk. One of the main magazines for brides in the area, this shoot was glitzy and full of glamour!
Jim of Big Smiles Photography was adament that he wanted to create a same sex female couple shoot adnd so we were joined by Avril and Tara, a wonderful real life couple, along with their gorgeous cross breed dog, Jax!
Photos will be revealed shortly, but qwe came together in the times of Covide to create a fantastic bridal spread!
By millyjshoes, Jul 2 2020 02:09PM
After all this time through the months of the pandemic, we have all been wondering when we can re-open our businesses. What a sorry sight the stranded high street began to look. Locked up hair salans, boarded up pubs and empty shops.
But moving on 3 months - Milly J Shoes is thrilled to say that it has decided to re-open on July 4th! We so look forward to seeing you then.
We've missed you!
By millyjshoes, Jul 2 2020 02:04PM
Covid-19 has seen a surge in online chat portals, not least of all zoom. Before the pandemic, I was reticent to use any of these platforms, preferring to chat in person. But, like everyone else, I have had to accommodate the use of such tools!
With zoom in mind, Women's Institute, Golden Triangle branch invuted me to do a talk on my life and journey. It was a fun filled evening, as not only did I give a talk, but I asked the ladies to prepare their own lockdwon shoe designs and their favourite childhood shoes.
More online talks to come!
By millyjshoes, May 26 2020 11:08AM
With the exciting launch of, Norfolk Talks last week, I was invited to chat to Stephen Bumfrey of BBC Radio Norfolk about thefine East Anglian people we have set to be a part of the series.
In his usual ubeat manner, he was able to get me to reveal a few of the fabulous inspirers!
The interview can be heard at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08cf5w3 timing, 3:32:18
By millyjshoes, May 26 2020 10:57AM
I tentatively approached Archant with an idea and this is what I came up with! A new series of videos featuring some of Norfolk’s best known personalities and entertainers is being launched to inform and entertain people in the county through lockdown and beyond.
By millyjshoes, May 26 2020 10:43AM
During Covid-19, the EDP has been very loyal and supportive of local business. Of course, locality of the news is important to the newspaper.
I received the news of being a Drapers Footwear Awards finalist during the height of lockdown, and The EDP Newspaper were keen to publicise this news to their readership.
The link can be found below. Happy reading!
By millyjshoes, Apr 28 2020 01:23PM
Lockdown has been challenging for many businesses. Navigating new ways of working and continuing to reach out to clients has been part of this.
However, lockdown is not necessarily the moment to have expected to receive good news. Milly J Shoes has been made a finalist for Footwear Designer of the Year in the very prestigious Drapers awards. With judges including Adidas CEOS, Clarks, Schuh and many more.
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