Visitor Experience and International Line-Up Announced as UK’s Biggest Fitness & Wellness Festival Returns for Second Year

10 March 2020: Hearst UK, the premium content and experiences business, has announced the return of its Women’s Health Live festival for 2020.
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Running for three days in London (3-5 April 2020), the event is set to draw in thousands thanks in part to the international line-up of leading names in fitness, sport and wellbeing such as Jillian Michaels, Dame Kelly Holmes, Binky Felstead, Katie Piper, Melissa Hemsley, Vogue Williams, Gemma Atkinson, Alice Liveing and many more.

The event, which is the largest UK festival to focus on fitness and wellness, allows attendees to create their own, bespoke schedules with a number of classes and panels running throughout. Immersive spaces such as the Yoga & Barre Studio, in partnership with clothing label, Fabletics, the Functional Studio with luxury gym chain, Third Space, and the Cardio Studio by Fiit will give visitors the opportunity to exercise with their favourite stars like Kayla Itsines, who has amassed an Instagram following of more than 12 million thanks to her signature Sweat workouts.

The headlining Main Stage and Sweat Studio will provide a platform for visitors to experience the Woman’s Health brand, bringing the magazine’s award-winning content and expertise to life through the series of holistic talks and discussions that will also feature the title’s editorial team. As part of the festival, more than 50 brands are set to showcase, including the those featured as part of the Fashion and Beauty Street, which is enabling up-and-coming brands to be discovered by this highly engaged audience.

In addition to Fabletics, Fiit and Third Space, the event will also incorporate brand activations with partners Volvo, Lindahls, Next and Orangetheory.

Claire Sanderson Editor at Women’s Health Magazine says: “Women’s Health is the fastest growing international magazine,?so when Hearst launched Women’s Health Live last year the response was phenomenal - from the talent, to the experts, sponsors and most importantly, our readers. We knew that we had to bring it back this year to show our dedication to inspiring women to take control of their health, fitness and wellbeing. Over the course of the three days, we’ll be connecting our readers with some of the best brands, influencers and experts in the world.”

Victoria Archbold, Managing Director, Events & Sponsorship, Hearst Live, says: “Our mission for Hearst Live has always been to create a platform that brings to life the type of expert and engaging content we’re known for across our print and digital outlets. Fitness today is about so much more than burning calories; it’s about improving health both inside and out, and it is something our readers connect with on an emotional level. Therefore, it’s important to curate an immersive, interactive experience for visitors. Last year 6,000 people attended, demonstrating the power of the Hearst brand to bring people together under a shared passion.”

Additional areas that guests will be able to experience include:

  • The Zen Den will be an area specifically dedicated to mental health. A cocoon of tranquillity to learn the more holistic approaches to supporting your minds wellbeing
  • The Beauty Stage will be hosted by skin and hair experts covering everything from skincare and make-up to organic beauty and getting the perfect smile
  • The Science and Nutrition Stage will give visitors the chance to get the Science-backed truths from the experts, who will be discussing everything from sleep to fitness

Visitors can purchase single day tickets or three-day event passes, while also having the option to book workout sessions for just £5. ?For more information and tickets, please visit: https://hearstlive.co.uk/womenshealth/

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Notes to Editors

For further information on Hearst UK events visit?www.hearstlive.co.uk

For media enquiries contact:
Kristie Lemon, PR & Communications Manager
Hearst UK
kristie.lemon@hearst.co.uk

For sponsor and partnership enquiries contact:
Shirin Nazemzadeh, Partnerships Director
Hearst UK
Shirin.Nazemzadeh@hearst.co.uk

About Hearst UK
Hearst UK publishes 26 brands including Esquire, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping. Our print and digital brands reach over one in three UK women and one in four UK men every month, and our trusted content engages them wherever they are. We sell over four million magazines a month, we reach 20+ million UK digital unique users and we have more than 79 million likes and follows through via our social media platforms.

Hearst UK’s events division – Hearst Live – connects with over a million people a year through events such as Country Living Fairs, Esquire Townhouse and Red Smart Women Week. Our licensed brand extensions include Country Living sofas and hotels, Esquire apparel and accessories and Men’s Health?home?gym?equipment. We also have a growing operation offering accreditation through the state-of-the-art testing facility at the Good Housekeeping Institute.

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