VIP Appearances launch party, The Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester

Jamie Lomas, Julie Arnold and Kym Marsh

Jamie Lomas, Julie Arnold and Kym Marsh - Credit: not Archant


The Hilton Hotel on Deansgate, Manchester, played host to the launch party of VIP Appearances, a new celebrity booking agency, formed by actor Kym Marsh and Jamie Lomas, in collaboration with Cheshire-based event management company Entertainment Today.

Celebrities flocked to the star-studded event at the Cloud 23 bar and enjoyed performances by Kym’s Coronation Street co-stars Antony Cotton and Andy Whyment. Kym later took to the stage to duet with her 15-year-old daughter, Emily, who impressed guests with her voice. The event was compered by Matthew Wolfenden.

The party, attended by over 300 guests, celebrated the launch of the new company who provide celebrities to make personal appearances at private, corporate and charity functions. VIP Appearances signed celebrities include, among many others, David Gest; Aldo Zilli; Ryan Thomas; Simon Gregson; Alan Halsall; Andy Whyment; Ashley Taylor Dawson; Charley Webb; Chris Fountain; Chris Geere; Danny Mac; Ian Poulston Davies; Jack P Shepherd; Adam Thomas and Michelle Keegan. The event, was sponsored by The Hilton, Manchester Deansgate; Sterling Event Group; and Ickle Fancies who provided custom made chocolates topped with gold.