Haarlem Gallery Launch

Over recent months the MK team has been supporting Haarlem Artspace with the launch of a new gallery, which is situated in the picturesque town of Wirksworth. In November, we were delighted to attend the grand opening, and privileged to have experienced the new venue’s first exhibition, ‘Gathering’, which featured award-winning rural artists exploring the […]

Sheffield at a Crossroads

Earlier this week some members of the MK team attended latest venue to join Orchard Square’s line up, Sheffield Plate, to join Sheffield at a Crossroads – an event hosted by the editor of Sheffield Star, Nancy Fielder.   Here, MK Intern Liv gives her insight into the event.   With an impressive panel including […]

Off the Shelf: An evening with Miriam Margolyes

Off the Shelf is one of the largest literary festivals in the UK. An annual affair which brings the biggest names in literature, media and the arts to Sheffield, it’s a fantastic addition to the South Yorkshire events calendar.   Here, MK Consultant Director Caroline gives us the low down on just one of the many shows she […]

Festivals in a post-covid landscape

While the more stringent restrictions associated with the pandemic have now dissipated, there is ongoing debate around how we can return to ‘normality’ while mitigating the risks associated with a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases. Here, MK PR Executive Isabella talks of her experience of the festival scene over the summer. Throughout August […]

The Art of Interviewing

Google ‘interviews’ and there is no shortage of advice, videos and adverts about how to manage and prepare for a good interview. But if you’re the interviewee.   Having sat on the other side of the table for pushing twenty years now (with this hat on) I thought it was about time I jot down […]

The Return of Hospitality

For a lot of businesses, Covid had completely put a spanner in the works. In March last year the pandemic plunged the hospitality sector into a long, long hibernation. While all had to close their doors to the public temporarily, sadly some have not re-opened. Now though, things are starting to return to normal, and […]

Favourite Things: Ashlea McConnell, MK MD

Just before the outbreak of Coronavirus and the subsequent Lockdowns, I was invited to contribute to the Sheffield Telegraph’s ‘Favourite Things’ section.   Now, as the world starts to reopen and we are no longer restricted to the confides of our living rooms, I thought it was worth dusting off what made it onto my […]

If you go down to the woods today…

Sheffield’s fabulous sculpture trail is back. And this year it’s all about the bears!   Following the success of the elephant trail in 2016 The Children’s Hospital Charity has taken to the streets of Sheffield once again this summer.   Bringing together businesses, communities, artists and schools, this creative and visionary public arts exhibition is […]

The hybrid workplace; a new normal?

Over the past year most businesses were forced to shut down any in-office operations in favour of remote working while the country battled with the pandemic. However, in recent months, and thanks to the valiant efforts of the NHS and volunteers to deliver on the vaccine roll out, many have started to introduce a hybrid […]

Sheffield’s Industrial Transformation

To celebrate last months’ local and community history month, our Junior Account Executive, Isabella Storey, reflects on Sheffield’s industrial history. When you think of Sheffield, many will see refer to it as the ‘Steel City’, arousing images of looming factories in a desolate northern city. If we travel back to the beginning of Sheffield’s famous […]