TV personality Mary Kennedy will host a special ‘Mothers & Others Afternoon Tea’ on Sunday 13 March at the Clayton Hotel Galway. The event is being organised to celebrate both Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day, with all proceeds supporting the work of the Enable Ireland Galway service.
The afternoon begins at 3pm, where guests can browse the lifestyle village with over 40 stands showcasing a range of pop-up shops including; health, fitness, food and wellbeing. There will also be a beauty team on-hand to treat you to make-up touch ups and mini manicures.
For the fashionistas, enjoy a seated style workshop in association with a selection of the city’s most popular boutiques. In advance of the event, four lucky ladies will be chosen for a full head to toe makeover and will unveil their new look on the day with each of the boutiques sharing their styling tips and top fashion secrets. Hair and makeup artists will also tell their tricks of the trade, covering everything from subtle day time to a more glamorous evening look.
A highlight of the afternoon will be the on the couch interviews hosted by Mary Kennedy, speaking to a selection of Galway’s leading ladies from the world of retail, fitness, health and blogging.
Annmarie O’Connor, fashion writer, stylist and author of the Happy Closet will discuss the link between well-being and being well-dressed with mindfulness tips on how to master your wardrobe wellness. Pianist Sean Rowland will provide the musical entertainment and will also feature Galway Sopranos, Bel Canto.
All proceeds will go directly to the Enable Ireland Galway branch, which provides free services to children and adults with disabilities throughout the city and country.
Sharon Meehan, Fundraising Manager with Enable Ireland, said “The Mothers & Others Afternoon Tea is the perfect get-together. Enable Ireland supports 600 children with disabilities, helping them to lead independent lives in their communities. Fundraising is essential.”
Tickets cost €35 and are available from the Clayton Hotel 091-721900, the Enable Ireland Centre (091-545800) and Shop (091-564857), or search ‘Mothers & Others’ on eventbrite.ie.