The 1st Made Up Leeds Festival 29 and 30 September

The line-up for this first ever, two-day Made Up Leeds Festival keeps growing.

Well-known make-up artists, hairdressers, beauty vloggers, a tv presenter and a drag queen will be taking active roles in the Festival, and 90 local stores will be participating, with 110 offers, talks and demonstrations.  Just some of the named stores are John Lewis, Harvey Nichols and Debenhams, together with Trinity Leeds, Merrion Street, St Johns, The Light and Leeds Train Station.

Made Up Leeds – Danny Richo, Body-Fixers

Andrew Cooper, Chief Executive at LeedsBID, who are supporting the Festival, said: “Made Up Leeds aims to celebrate beauty for all and we’re incredibly proud of the diverse line-up for the first ever event.

 It’s fantastic to see such big-name brands and retailers join forces to create something really special for the City, and we’re expecting thousands of people to head to Leeds for the jam-packed event.”

Festival-goers will have the opportunity to see Made in Chelsea’s Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo and Love Island’s Kaz Crossley and Alexandra Cane.

 19 year old beauty vlogger Lewys Ball will be at Trinity Leeds’ Beauty Room at 12 noon on Saturday, September 29th, followed by a meet and greet.

Andrew Barton, hairdresser to celebrities (feature photograph) will join his former 10 Year Younger co-star and British makeup artist Ruby Hammer MBE to appear at The Beauty Room at Trinity Leeds at 1pm on Sunday, September 30th.

Ruby Hammer

Leeds drag queen star Michael ‘Gisele’ Allan will host a makeup masterclass and share industry tips and tricks at The Beauty Space on Briggate at 12 noon on Saturday, September 29th.

Michael ‘Gisele’ Allan. All photographs supplied by umpf.

Mother and daughter make-up artists LookaMillion and MumMillion will talk about their key make-up looks and getting the most out of your makeup at any age, at The Bottle Room at Harvey Nichols on Sunday, September 30th.

Made Up Leeds MumMillion and LookaMillion

Trinity Leeds is setting up a Beauty Bridge and there will be eyes and lips counters at the rail station.

All events are free to attend, with limited tickets guaranteeing you a place available at

Festival-goers will need to sign up at to get their free ‘Glamour Passport’ and goody bag, which can be picked up at collection points across the City Centre.  It includes a full list of offers, samples and information on speakers and demonstrations.

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