Gemma Cairney in Margate

POW! Thanet Presents: Gemma Cairney and Friends " " " "Television and radio personality, journalist and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney is joined by four brilliant women - three are published authors - Emma Gannon (CTRL, ALT, DELETE: HOW I GREW UP ONLINE), Award winning Louise O'Neill (ASKING FOR IT), whose first book is currently being adapted for film, YouTuber turned author - Hannah Witton (DOING IT) and fellow BBC Broadcaster, DJ and pioneer of new music on BBC Radio 1Xtra - Jamz Supernova for an OPEN discussion about all the big, bad and beautiful things that growing up is all about: from mental health to families to first love, and everything in between. This chat will be frank, fun & hopefully offer leave anyone who comes to watch excited about life! things that growing up is all about: from mental health to families to first love, and everything in between.

  • Location

    Turner Contemporary

    Foyle Rooms Rendezvous

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  • Event Start Date

    10/03/2017 5:00 PM

  • Event End Date

    10/03/2017 6:00 PM

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About Gemma Cairney

After a brief go at drama school and a stint working in fashion in her early twenties, Gemma Cairney is now a BBC broadcaster, magpie, and life enthusiast who has won awards for making documentaries on subjects such as young people in violent relationships. She presents The Surgery Show on BBC Radio 1 and co-produced and presented internet entertainment show, The Fox Problem. Gemma has presented shows and one offs for BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, 2, 3, 4, 4 Extra, 6Music and BBC World Service. She is also founder of boutique production company - Boom Shakalaka Productions. She likes to write, explore the planet, trek mountains and DJ garage classics. " " " "Her non-fiction titles for teenagers, Open You Heart: Learn to Love Your Life and Love Yourself and Open Your Mind: Your World and Your Future, are must-have practical guides to navigating the ups and downs of life.