Prince of Wales to edit special edition of Country Life magazine
It emerged the Prince of Wales is to guest edit a special issue of Country Life - the first time that a member of the Royal Family has edited a publication. The commemorative edition of Country Life, the 116-year-old weekly magazine, will be published on November 14 in honour of the Prince’s 65th birthday. The Prince of Wales has given unprecedented access to Country Life Editor Mark Hedges and his editorial team. The issue will feature an exclusive interview with Prince Charles and every news story and feature will have an association to His Royal Highness’ rural interests and portfolio.
Essentials Editor to step down
IPC Media announced that Jules Barton-Breck, Editor of Essentials, will step down from the role and leave the company in May. Barton-Breck joined IPC in 2003 and has edited Essentials for eight years. During that period she was named 2011 BSME Editor of the Year. Prior to editing Essentials Barton-Breck was Editor of Family Circle, an Editor at Redwood and Associate Editor of Prima at Hearst.
Brides magazine reveals live event details
Brides magazine revealed the event details for its inaugural show that will launch later this year. Brides The Show will take place on October 11-13 and will be held at Battersea Park in London. It is being launched in partnership with SME London, the company behind London Fashion Weekends, Art13 London and the BBC Good Food Show. The event will include a catwalk and beauty salon, as well as an imagination room and a sommeliers table, all hosted by a curated collection of bridal companies and wedding experts.
NME launches campaign to find UK's best small music venue
NME announced a 2013 cross-platform partnership with J.D. Roots to raise the profile of local music scenes across the country in the search for Britain’s Best Small Venue. It is the third year that NME will be rewarding Britain’s Best Small Venue and the second time the search will be carried out in partnership with Jack Daniel’s. Last year, over 20,000 votes were cast to find Britain’s best venue and this year’s campaign will include increased coverage in the magazine and the online site will include galleries and video, social media plugs and reviews.
Bob the Builder magazine celebrates publishing milestone
Bob the Builder magazine is celebrating its 200th edition with the launch of an exclusive competition. The national competition will allow readers to win a visit from Bob the Builder to a nursery or school. The popular character will visit three lucky UK schools or nurseries picked at random from online nominations by parents. Everyone at the three winning schools or nurseries will recieve a free copy of the magazine.