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TwentiesFest: The First Festival Dedicated To Helping People Navigate Their 20s Coming To Liverpool

Talk Twenties Is Bringing TwentiesFest To Liverpool This Autumn — The First Festival Which Is Dedicated To Helping People Navigate Their 20s Will Take Place At Camp & Furnace In The Baltic Triangle

The TwentiesFest billboard around Liverpool City Centre advertising the event on the 1st of October 2023 (Credit: TwentiesFest/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).
The TwentiesFest billboard around Liverpool City Centre advertising the event on the 1st of October 2023 (Credit: TwentiesFest/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).

Talk Twenties is the rapidly-growing media platform and voice of a generation for twenty-something young-adults in the UK.


The community-focused platform comprises a podcast (with guests ranging from celebrities and influencers to personal finance experts), website and the first ever large-scale event, TwentiesFest, which is dedicated to helping Gen Z’r’s through the most formative (yet rollercoaster) years of their lives.

‘I just felt like it was a super overwhelming time and Universities don’t always cater to answering all these questions. Same with schools – there wasn’t really a platform out there that could address these problems, and provide a community and support system for young people'. - Gaby Mendes, Founder & Host of Talk Twenties and TwentiesFest.

Founder Gaby Mendes set up the award-winning company in 2020 after working as a sixth-form teacher. She was bombarded with questions from her students about adult life following school or University.


With questions varying from managing mental health to the difference between a credit or debit card, Gaby soon realised that navigating adult life was extremely troubling for a lot of people in their late teens and early twenties.

TwentiesFest taking place at Camp & Furnace in Liverpool on the 1st of October 2023 (Credit: TwentiesFest/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).
TwentiesFest taking place at Camp & Furnace in Liverpool on the 1st of October 2023 (Credit: TwentiesFest/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).

TwentiesFest

For the first time ever, Talk Twenties is hosting a festival with speakers, workshops, live music and a room full of insane brand activations. TwentiesFest will be on the 1st October 2023 at Camp & Furnace in Liverpool.


Founder & Host of Talk Twenties and TwentiesFest, Gaby Mendes, said: ‘I just felt like it was a super overwhelming time and Universities don’t always cater to answering all these questions. Same with schools – there wasn’t really a platform out there that could address these problems, and provide a community and support system for young people'.


The TwentiesFest billboard around Liverpool City Centre advertising the event on the 1st of October 2023 (Credit: TwentiesFest/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).The TwentiesFest billboard around Liverpool City Centre advertising the event on the 1st of October 2023 (Credit: TwentiesFest/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).
The TwentiesFest billboard around Liverpool City Centre advertising the event on the 1st of October 2023 (Credit: TwentiesFest/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).

Exclusive Statistics From Talk Twenties' Surveys

In the unique position of tapping into the mindset of the UK’s young generation to find out about their hopes, dreams and concerns, Talk Twenties runs regular surveys with their audience to find out how they can best help their community.

  • 70% of twenty year olds have suffered with mental health issues in the past year.

  • 60% of twenty year olds admit to suffering with loneliness.

  • 58% are worried about their finances.

  • 49% are struggling to maintain friendships.

  • 60% of twenty year olds prefer to learn new information by listening to podcasts.

  • 61% would like to learn more about networking and socialising.

Talk Twenties Founder, Gaby Mendes, set up the award-winning company in 2020 after working as a sixth-form teacher (Credit: Holly Catherall/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).
Talk Twenties Founder, Gaby Mendes, set up the award-winning company in 2020 after working as a sixth-form teacher (Credit: Holly Catherall/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).

More About Talk Twenties

Based in the Liverpool City Region with an audience of over 100,000 podcast listeners worldwide, Talk Twenties recently won the North West Final of the Pitch UK, which meant they got to go to Google HQ to pitch in the National Final, which is where they won the People’s Choice Award.


Talk Twenties content covers topics such as finance, career and business, plus wellbeing, relationships, adventure and culture.


You can get tickets to TwentiesFest by booking through their website, as well as giving them a follow on Instagram. You can also listen to the Talk Twenties Podcast on the likes of Spotify and YouTube.

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