Director, CRAIG MELVIN, has been translating his love for food, hospitality and theatre into awesome events since 1993. After drama school, catering college and a few years apprenticeship with Hilton International, he set up his own company. His first big event was the Baltic Exchange’s 250th Anniversary for two thousand guests, including royalty, at Greenwich.
Craig is a master at business development. He regularly takes on brand and business development assignments for clients in the hospitality industry and other industry sectors. As an event producer he will not rest until he has designed the perfect event, found the best venue, written the most stirring speech, created the tastiest menu and booked the most jaw-dropping entertainment.
Craig has an MA in Creative Writing and writes brand story with wife, Mel. He also hosts and co-produces the Big Book Group with Eddie Izzard’s promoter. Craig’s debut novel, ‘The Belle Hotel’ published in February with a cover by David Shrigley. ‘A Great Read’ Matt Haig. ‘Fantastic Story’ Gregg Wallace.
Director, MEL MELVIN, is a performer, therapist, and emotional engineer. She danced in pantos as a child and starred in ‘Lloyd Grossman out to lunch’, pick of the Edinburgh Fringe, in her twenties.
After a spell with Success Dance and Model agency, she did an MA in drama and movement therapy at Central School of Speech and Drama and founded a company to bring a fresh approach to Learning and Development.
She is a trusted Communications coach for many loyal clients, some for over 15 years. Areas of expertise include Authentic Leadership, Transactional Analysis, Conflict Resolution, Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence. Her work is challenging and inspiring, creative but rooted in sound psychological theory and extensive experience.
"Soulful and sublime, Mel offers a unique opportunity to stop, think and enquire of oneself." Ododo Dafe, Brighton and Hove City Council
"Complex theories delivered in a fun way which makes them real." Chris Goscombe, Head of People and Culture, Easyjet Airline
Mel is also a yoga & mindfulness teacher with 25 years of experience. She teaches from a beachside studio in Brighton and offers retreats in Southern Spain Click here for more info: RETREATS PAGE
Mel is currently launching her yoga retreat business, performing in improvisational comedy, singing Jacques Brel songs in cabaret, writing a novel, bringing up two gorgeous children and staying up much too late hosting events with husband, Craig.