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when & where?

Thursday 10th October 2019 at the Marshall Arena at Stadium MK, Milton Keynes.

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Seminar Programme


Carol Klein

Julie Peasgood
Taking groups on a cruise

Julie Peasgood has a multi-faceted career as an accomplished actress, TV presenter and producer, an award-winning writer and events host. A veteran of no less than 80 cruises, Julie writes about travel for the Mail on Sunday and has regular columns in GLT and Crafts Beautiful magazines. At this year’s show Julie will be discussing all aspects of taking groups on cruises – sharing ideas, experiences, advice and dispelling a few myths!



Carol Klein

Simon is the senior travel editor of The Independent as well as an acclaimed TV and radio presenter. Known as the ‘go to’ expert for all things travel and “the man who pays his way”, Simon will be looking back at 25 years on the travel desk, discussing trends and sharing his experiences as well as looking at opportunities and ideas in group travel.



Carol Klein

Writer and broadcaster Kate presents hugely popular wildlife programmes including Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Animal Park. Well known for championing the countryside and the great outdoors, Kate will be sharing her passion for the British countryside, encouraging group travel organisers to make the most of Britain’s beautiful natural sights.

Photo credit: Clare Richardson.

Seminar sessions and appearances subject to change.

Past speakers include…

Our fantastic seminar speakers have entertained and attracted guests at the Group Leisure & Travel Show in the past, including…
Nicholas Owen

Gyles Brandreth

Television Personality and ‘Culture Vulture’

Nicholas Owen

Carol Klein

Gardener and Television Presenter

Nicholas Owen

Nicholas Owen

Newscaster and Television Presenter

Simon Reeve

Adventurer, TV presenter and Author

Joe Swift

TV Gardener & Presenter

Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank

TV Historian and Presenter

Chris Beardshaw

Chris Beardshaw

TV Presenter and Celebrity Gardener

Jasmine Birtles

Financial and Money Saving Expert

Jane Archer

UK’s Leading Cruise Expert

Alexis Conran

Fraud specialist and star of The Real Hustle

Julie Peasgood

Television presenter, journalist and actress

Simon Calder

Travel Editor, The Independent

Martin Roberts

Travel expert and TV presenter

Eric Knowles

Antiques and history expert, and TV broadcaster

Contact Us

Whether you want more info about exhibiting or visiting, phone us or use our contact form, and we’ll get straight back to you.

Postal Address: YPL Exhibitions & Events, P.O. Box 5299, Milton Keynes MK15 8BD

Show Organiser

Emma Cash,
Telephone: +44 (0)1908 613323

EXhibiting info & stand availability

Sharon Yandell,

Telephone: +44 (0)1908 613323