We are pleased to announce that the 2019 Lord Norton Scholarship was awarded to Ms. Rachel Mundilo. We look forward to welcoming Rachel to Wroxton.
We are delighted that the Wroxton Workshop this year will be helping to promote and raise money for the nominated charity ‘Autism Unseen’, a UK registered charity instrumental in creating greater awareness regarding autism, and helping to tackle social exclusion and mental health issues. Please CLICK HERE for further information.
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Limo Luxury - Julia's trip to perform Celine Dion in Pakistan
Julia was collected in her very own Limo whilst in Lahore, Pakistan. She was performing a number of shows for the world famous Pizza Pomodoro group whose restaurants are favoured by the rich and famous. Julia quickly became a media sensation with the press, radio and television and was filmed visiting a number of local schools and hospitals. Her shows were broadcast on national TV and she took the prime guest spot on the City FM Drive Time Show. Follow the story HERE
Julia on Sky TV's Cruising with the Stars
Julia was invited to record a television programme for Sky’s, ‘Cruising With The Stars’, a popular and lively daily chat show where Debi Jones invites a different guest into the studio to discuss their life and love of performing whilst cruising. Julia chatted for nearly an hour about her travels around the world with various video clips and photographs being featured. Follow the story HERE
Julia gets to try on the £35,000 DSB Diamond Gown in Austria
Julia Visits Swarovski in Austria
Julia recently returned from Wattens in Austria where she had the pleasure of filming a television documentary with Swarovski about DSB’s original gowns. Swarovski own a priceless collection of 17 original gowns covering over 50 years of Dame Shirley’s glittering career. Not only did Julia have the opportunity to wear all of these fabulous gowns but she also performed ‘Diamonds are Forever’ in the Crystal Dome, wearing DSB’s original ‘Diamond Gown’ a gown that Swarovski paid £35,000 for. The whole experience was incredible and is due for broadcast in 2017 with a DVD to follow. Follow the story HERE
A trip to Abu Dhabi to perform Dame Shirley Bassey
Julia was flown out to Abu Dhabi to perform her Dame Shirley Bassey Show on St David’s Day to a sold-out audience of over 300 Welsh expatriates. This show was followed the next day by another performance at the world famous ‘The Club’ situated on the beach, followed by a VIP party in the evening. Both shows received standing ovations. Follow Julia’s DSB travels HERE
Julia gets to chat with Greek Mega Star Anna Vissi after performing Celine Dion in Greece
Julia Meets Greek Mega Star
Julia Martin whilst performing her Celine Dion tribute in Greece had the privilege to meet up and spend time with the Cypriot Greek Mega Star Anna Vissi. Julia and Anna chatted at the recording studios where Anna was in the middle of putting together Greece’s latest entry for the Eurovision Song contest. The two became great friends with Anna inviting Julia to the Royal Albert Hall in London to see her perform and a special VIP back stage pass to the Eurovision Song contest to watch Anna’s performance for Greece.
Julia meets Celine Dion whilst performing her Celine tribute show in Dubai
Julia Meets Celine In Dubai
Julia whilst recently performing her Celine Dion tribute show in Dubai was also invited to meet up with Celine in person. The two of them spent time chatting backstage, just prior to Celine going out onto stage to perform her ‘Taking Chances’ world tour. Celine’s sister even took the time out of her busy PR schedule to come and watch Julia perform, commenting to Julia at the end of her performance that
‘ This was the best Celine tribute she had ever seen and that the looks, movements, mannerisms and most importantly the voice were absolutely spot on. She went on to say that it was just like watching her sister on stage’.
Follow Julia’s travels whilst performing her Celine Dion tribute show HERE
Julia back out to Dubai - This time to help advise the Le Meridien Hotel
Julia Back Out To Dubai
Julia Martin was flown back out to Dubai this time as the guest of Ciro Orsini, owner of the world famous Pizza Pomodoro group whose restaurants are favoured by the rich and famous. Julia after successfully owning and running her own 450 seat theatre in Southern Turkey was being consulted on the entertainment requirements for the Le Meridien Hotel. The picture shows Julia meeting up with Ciro Orsini, the owner and the manager of the Le Meridien Hotel.
BBC Radio for Julia's latest recordings
BBC Radio For Julia’s New Song
Julia was thrilled and delighted to be invited onto BBC Radio Merseyside to be interviewed by the legendary Billy Butler. Billy has spent nearly 30 years in local and national radio and has become one of the country’s most popular and entertaining presenters. Julia spent over 40 minutes chatting to Billy with regard her new song ‘Your Voice’ with Billy commenting what a fabulous and catchy song with amazing lyrics. Listen to the song ‘Your Voice’ along with Julia’s latest charity recording for Syria Relief by clicking HERE
Starlight Nights - Southern Turkey
Julia still holds very fond and happy memories of her time running and performing at her venue ‘Starlight Nights’ in Southern Turkey. This fabulous 450 seat theatre restaurant provided nightly entertainment of the highest standard, delivering fabulous shows and great food. If you had the opportunity to visit whilst on holiday in this region we would love to hear back from you, just send us a quick email. Please click HERE to view some of these fabulous costumes.
New television programme for Julia
New Television Programme
Julia Martin the UK’s No1 tribute artiste to Dame Shirley Bassey is back in talks to present a second television programme with regard to her ownership of the largest private collection of original Dame Shirley Bassey Gowns. This new programme to be screened early next year follows on from an earlier programme made about Julia’s purchase of these sensational gowns. It will take Julia around the world in a quest to interview other individual owners of Shirley Bassey Gowns and will hopefully conclude with another meeting and interview with Dame Shirley Bassey herself. Follow this exciting story by clicking HERE
Cruising and performing aboard the MV Ventura in the Caribbean
5 Days In The Caribbean
Julia had a fantastic gig performing her Dame Shirley Bassey tribute show with original gowns to a packed theatre audience on P&O’s ‘MV Ventura’. Julia was flown out to the Caribbean to St Maarten before joining the Venture the next day. After two 40 minute performances with the resident 7 piece band it was into relax mode cruising the Caribbean before flying back home to a very cold and wet UK.
Star studded charity fundraising night
Fundraising Charity Night
Julia Martin was back in action again with her Dame Shirley Bassey tribute, helping to raise money for a leading UK charity. Julia’s company JM Productions, themed the night around a 007 Bond Night and was responsible for supplying the casino tables, croupiers, Odd-Job & Jaws look-a-likes, Legend Dancers, Golden Girl statues and even an Aston Martin. A wonderful night was had by all with Julia receiving a standing ovation for her Shirley Bassey tribute from the 200 guests who had attended this glittering event. For more information on JM Productions and themed casino nights, please click HERE
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