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Making Prom Night Dreams a Reality in 2019

2nd Annual Prom Nation 'Pick a Dress' event in aid of Break.

Tracey McManus, the founder of Prom Nation Norwich is giving empowerment to young teens that may otherwise be unable to attend prom in 2019.

Prom Nation is a local campaign to collect as many new and preloved dresses, shoes and accessories for teens across Norwich and Norfolk to wear at prom in confidence.

2018 saw the launch of the first ‘Pick a Dress’ event, with hundreds of teens finding their dream dress at an affordable price in time for prom. The event raised just over £1,500 for local children’s charity Break.

Members of the public as well as prom dress providers: Party and Prom, City Brides and Prima Donna Bridal of Norwich have been very generous in donating some sensational brand new dresses to support the campaign in 2019.

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Photo by Jack Edwards: Left Amy from Prima Donna Bridal and right Tracey McManus, Prom Nation.                        

The Pick a Dress event will take place during the Easter holidays on Thursday 11th April 2019 at the Maids Head Hotel in Norwich. The event is FREE to attend, teens simply pre-book an entry time between 9:00am and 5:00pm. Search: Prom Nation Norwich via Facebook for more information or visit Eventbrite to book your tickets now.

The event will also see a team of salon professionals from Barry Alan Hair Salon, local makeup artists, nail technicians and beauty experts on hand to give teens a complimentary makeover before trying on the dresses on sale.

Event sponsors include Coleman Opticians who have kindly put together an exclusive discount for teens who are looking to try contact lenses.

Prom Nation Founder, Tracey McManus said “This is the perfect opportunity to snap up a beautiful prom dress at an affordable price. The best bit is 100% of the funds raised goes direct to Break, a charity which really helps to change young lives across East Anglia”.

Lesley Leigh, Break’s Retail Business Manager said “Break is delighted
to once again be part of Prom Nation, a wonderful project to help young people go to their school prom looking and feeling fabulous”.

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Photo by Jack Edwards: Left Amy from Prima Donna Bridal and right Tracey McManus, Prom Nation.

Donations of dresses, shoes and prom accessories can be taken to your local Break charity shop or by arranging a local pick up or drop off point with Tracey directly via the Prom Nation Facebook page. 

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