Meet the models: TLCFS 2019

If they don’t make you roar, I’m not sure who will…


Another hotly anticipated fashion show is fast approaching: The Lion Charity Fashion show is most certainly not one to be missed. It's the Hatfield show (but not quite) and, of course, will be featuring some of Durhams's finest.

Following last week's sold out launch party (which was, I can attest, a spectacular Wednesday night), it seems like prime time to provide a little glimpse of the models who will soon be donning some wonderfully eccentric but yet chicly wild attire.

In honour of this year's 'Run Away with the Circus' theme (which is sure to provide needed escapism during this horrific summative season – it is most certainly making me want to run away with the circus), the models discuss what circus act they would be, what is making them roar about 2019's show and much more.

These fabulous models will be storming down the runway on the 24th of Feburary in aid of The Children's Foundation. Check out the @tlcfs Instagram and their Facebook page for event and ticket details. Donations to the Foundation can also be made via the Facebook page.

Daisy Shepherd Cross

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Where is your favourite place in Durham to practice your catwalk?

"Doing the walk of shame back to my room."

Arabella Henderson

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What circus act would you be and why?

"I would be a dancer because I'm flexible and exciting."

Annabelle Elcock

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Which model or exec member would most likely be featured in the circus and why?

'Kate Turner for her disappearing act after nights out…"

Riya Bhatia

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What circus act would you be and why?

I'd be a clown because my life is always a joke."

Anthony Morris

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What is making you roar about this year's show?

"The prospect of taking my shirt off for the first time since last June."

I somehow doubt this one, but all power to you.

Sarah Cameron

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What circus act would you be and why?

"A Tightrope Walker because my life is balancing act between fail and fluke."

I think we can all empathise with that…

Henry Paremain

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What is making you roar about this year's show?

"…Giraffes can't roar…"

Mike Woollatt

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What is making you roar about this year's show?

"Seeing Saul Melvin-Farr star in the audience."

Paddy McDuell

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What circus act would you be and why?

"An animal trainer… Matt Beese is going to really impress you."

Matt Beese

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Where is your favourite place in Durham to practice your catwalk?

"Walking home on a Thursday morning."

You're not the only one…

Ben Caldera

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What is making you roar about this year's show?

"Raising lots of money for a great cause and watching Morris strut his stuff in the plus size walk."

Ben Fowles

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What circus act would you be and why?

"Rugby."

Cool.

Scarlett Coote

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Which model or exec member would most likely be featured in the circus and why?

"Zara Gilbert as a leprechaun because she's Irish, small and cute af!"

Adorable.

Andy Eccles-Williams

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What is making you roar about this year's show?

"The Exec. Woof."

They all feature on TLCFS insta and, honestly, I can't disagree with this one…

Hugo Paine

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What circus act would you be and why?

"Cyd- strangely similar to a lion, has a nice mane, cracking mother to her cub and a big fan of hunting for males even if it means pie-ing them off in a couple of days after she's had her meal."

Ottilie Price

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Where is your favourite place in Durham to practice your catwalk?

"The third floor of the Billy B on my way to fill up my water bottle."

Same.

Tom Hollidge

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What is making you roar about this year's show?

"I'm actually 25% velociraptor so it comes naturally."

Fitz Harding

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Which model or exec member would most likely be featured in the circus and why?

"Saul Melvin-Farr- he's not busy with any fashion shows."

Flora Hodson

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What circus act would you be and why?

"A Diablo- keep it old school."

Olivia McGurk

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What is making you roar about this year's show?

"Morris' rig."

Evie Scott

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What is making you roar about this year's show?

"The petite and elderly section @Oliviamcgurk."

Johnny Wallace

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What circus act would you be and why?

"I'd be a tightrope walker as I'm great at submitting my essays 1 minute before the Turnitin deadline- so living life on the edge is nothing new for me."

It's a fine art.