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23 Aug 2020

Well what can i say its been a very busy Two years ,

Fundraising ,world wide Pandemic ,awards ,Documentaries and a small Heart Problem

April 2019 was my Fourth London Marathon 

i was invited to do a talk on stage about Fundraising at the Expo 

truly honoured .

this VLM was incredibly memorable  not only for the media and fundraising but the day after  the run i had breakfast and Eliud Kipchoge  sat beside me and signed my top ,what an incredible guy...

26 May 2018

22nd May 2017  

South Shields changed forever 

We as a town lost two amazing young children in the atrocities at the Manchester Arena .

Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry will forever be remembered by the entire community

 The two Families started a trust in their memory ,to help children in the Northeast have a chance to fulfil their dreams in theatre or sport .

as the Anniversary was approaching i wanted to help raise some funds for the trust 


In what has become second nature to me these days 

i have been honoured on many occasion with been called an Honorary lady 

ive been thinking about women who have inspired myself over the time ive been Big Pink Dress

let me start with someone who i really dont mention as much as i should

my Beautiful wife Cath 

not only has she put up with her husband wearing dresses for over three years ,been shoved aside while people want selfies 

and having to put up wit...

18 Dec 2017

 7 am on a cold Saturday morning in December 2017

in a Car park in Newcastle all were sleeping except a few festive souls waiting to do some good.

 Let me introduce my good friend BIG STEVE GREEN , ( SANTA)

We met a few times at various comedy shows and events over the last year or so and got to know each other  

after finding out Steve was collecting for the amazing charity CASH4KIDS i wanted to help in some way .

i gave Steve a shout on Facebook and...

This year was my second year at Pride .

I love the whole event as it makes the world that much brighter .

ive always been of the opinion live and let live ,I could not care less what sexual persuasion someone is .

So to me its one big celebration and being me its an opportunity to put a bit more colour into the outfit lol.

last year I was helping with the Amazing Stuart Hatton Jnr with his campaign SO WHAT (pic below)

 This year I was asked by a great frie...

This November there was a request from a few people asking if I had a Pudsey Bear costume 

well surprisingly my answer was No lol.

It got me thinking ,How many children would love a visit from the Bear .

so on the Monday night I rushed from work over to my sponsors BST fabrics      https://www.bstfabrics.co.uk/  who kindly donated the fabric needed .

then it took me approx. 6 hours after work to make myself into Pudsey.

Firstly on the Friday  I v...

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Fundraiser Colin Plews has been donning the Big Pink Dress and running to raise funds for Breast Cancer Now since 2014 and continues to be one of the great local icons of charity sporting events. 


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Just a big thankyou to my sponsor BST Fabrics for their incredible continued support and for supplying the fabric for all my outfits - Big Pink Dress probably couldn't go on without your help Thankyou


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