Conference season

The last two weeks have seen the MU raise its profile once more at both the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences, in Brighton and Manchester respectively. I caught the train to the former on Friday 21st and checked into our hotel for the week – The Jury’s Inn on the seafront – prior to making the short walk to the Brighton Centre, where I was to meet our stand building team from Modular Exhibition Services.

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I caught a train from Beckenham into Charing Cross this evening to visit Sarastro in Covent Garden and to meet up with Luisa Santiago, the Brit School graduate, who had been one of the songwriters at the Chris Difford retreat I attended earlier this month. She was performing at a weekly residency at the restaurant in Drury Lane alongside her father, Gustavo, a percussionist.

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