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  • INTIMATE AT THE IVY WITH FORMER PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLER AND BOXER LEON MCKENZIEMONDAY, 13 MAY

    Interview followed by Q&A
    7pm for 7.30pm start – ends 8.30pm
    The Loft

     

    Mental Health Awareness Week aims to raise awareness of mental health issues in the UK. It will take place this year from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May. Join us in the Loft where we will be raising awareness with former Premiership footballer and former professional boxer, Leon McKenzie.

     

    Leon scored over 100 career goals but has now retired from professional football. He is now a personal trainer, pro boxing coach and a passionate mental health advocate. 


    Leon speaks all over the U.K. giving talks and spreading awareness about his own experiences, and highlighting the stigma around depression and suicide. He has produced a documentary called Tencount which is currently going through the distribution process.

     

    Leon will be in conversation with, Maxine Mawhinney an award winning journalist and broadcaster with a career spanning four decades.


    Maxine's career began in newspapers then moved to broadcasting for BBC, ITN, SKY, GMTV and Reuters, based in Ireland, London, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Washington DC. She became one of the most recognisable BBC TV news anchors on BBC News at One, the BBC News Channel and Dateline London.

     

    Maxine's career highlights include coverage of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales.

     

    This event is free to members and their guests.

    To be added to the guest list, please contact Charlotte
    To book for dinner in The Drawing Room before or after the interview, please contact Reservations