I attend events all over the world and I’m available to give talks for your event including

Living with Ulcerative Colitis and a stoma;
Positive living;
Self esteem and body image;
Women’s health and happiness.

I have appeared on BBC 5 live, Spin 1038, BBC WM and I am a regular guest on BBC Radio Sheffield. I have given motivational talks for women’s groups, health companies and medical events. I have also appeared on the BBC Breakfast couch talking about living with an invisible illness and This Morning talking about ostomy bags.

For more information, get in touch with dates, a summary of your project and budget.

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Upcoming Events 

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Past Events 

Sheffield Makes Music Mash Up stage host – Thursday 26th September 2019

In conversation with… Charly Cox – Off the Shelf festival, Sheffield – Thursday 10th October 2019

In conversation with… Dr Clive Wynne – Off the Shelf festival, Sheffield – Saturday 12th October 2019

Crohns and Colitis UK and Lupus Foundation charity event, Munich, Germany

Crohns and Colitis UK South Yorkshire Education Day

Crohns and Colitis UK, Houses of Parliament, London, UK

Pelican Live Your Life Roadshow, Preston, UK

Pelican Live Your Life Roadshow, Birmingham, UK

Seven Hill Womens Institute, Sheffield, UK

GoalDiggers, Sheffield, UK

Pelican Live Your Life Roadshow, Cardiff, UK

International Womens Day, Barnsley, UK

Crohns and Colitis UK, Sheffield, UK

Sunday Assembly, London, UK

UK Scouts – Rotherham, UK

Steel Belles Womens Institute, Sheffield, UK

Scope Role Models – Manchester College, UK

European Crohns and Colitis Organisation symposium 2017 – Barcelona, Spain

International Science Festival 2017 – Edinburgh, UK

“I’m super happy the concert was such a success, thanks so much for being a part of it! The response was amazing, it was so moving to hear from those who attended how happy it made them that there was an event here in Germany that showed them they aren’t alone in this!”

“The lady advocate for acceptance, self reliance and not giving up was the best speaker on positive behaviour and attitudes I’ve ever heard in my experience of 20+ years of IBD.”

“I asked Sam to give the lecture at the South Yorkshire Crohn’s and Colitis UK (CCUK) Autumn 2014 meeting and she was more than happy to oblige.  The old girl didn’t let me down.  The lecture covered her operations, positive body image and, as always, the continued support of her husband.  Her energy is boundless and her positivity is infectious – it gave people hope, even those experiencing different problems.  Just by being in a room Sam makes people feel happier.”
“Read her blog.  Arrange for her to speak to your group.  Follow her story.  You won’t be disappointed!”
“I would like to pass on our huge thanks for being part of Saturdays international women’s day event,  I have heard great comments about the whole day.”

If you would like me to speak at your event, get in touch to discuss details now –