PAAWstival 2020...



Hello PAAWstars,

“WE COULDN’T BRING YOU TO THE PARTY, SO DECIDED TO BRING THE PARTY TO YOU”

**Click here to register for your tickets**


Welcome to the official PAAWstival gossip zone, here you will find regular weekly teasers and updates on our line-up, events and supporters who are helping us make Paawstival happen.



What is Paawstival we hear you shout? PAAWstival is our virtual festival celebrating all things PET. The festival will take place over three weekends taking in both May bank holidays, 10th, 17th and 24th May.


Expect a fun packed schedule/line up of animal inspired mischief, mayhem and entertainment – including games, stories, demos, talks, comedy, competitions, music and DJs sets.



Pet parents will have the opportunity to enter our competitions, (Wall of Fame, Catch a Treat, Show your Talent), put questions to our live discussion panellists, take a doggy inspired fitness class, shake paws disco style or just sit back and enjoy the show.



Our partners and supporters include Anna Webb, Dog Furiendly, ByBenji, The Dogvine, Drake & Morgan, Pride World Radio, Barking Mad Talent Agency, New Body Osteo, DBBO, Maxine Laceby and Rosie dog from Absolute Collagen, Barket Place, You and the Dog, Pets Lets, Dogstival and Burly Bear the Pom



Listen out for us on Pride Radio 89.2FM, and join us at @PAAWsUnited where you will be able to enter our competitions and sign up for your Zoom Event invite.


Click below to download your virtual wristband, try it for size, take a photo and tag us @paaw_house #paawstival2020 – and wear it with Pride.

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Line up – May 10th

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We are really excited to announce that the wonderful Zoe Mundell will be literally kicking the festival off with a super fun Fitness class recorded to doggy soundtracks – so turn those chunky bits in to hunky bits and join us – WE can’t wait to see you!


Sponsored by New Body Osteopathy


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Calling all Biltongers in the group, who’s up for CATCH IT, our treat throwing/catching competition hosted by ByBenji – details of how to enter will be posted on PAAWs United very soon!


Hosted by ByBenji


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Has your pet got a particular talent? Does he or she like to perform for the camera? Enter your pup or kitty in our virtual talent show hosted by Barking Agency – The Pet Talent People and show us their skills. Upload your video in the comme


Hosted by Barking Agency – The Pet Talent People


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Great news, You still have time to enter our PaawStars® wall of fame and be in with a chance to win one of our super prizes – Its very simple to enter, all you need to do is choose the category that best suits your pet’s pic, or better still, take a snap for one of the categories below, you can enter as many pics in as many categories as you wish.


Upload your pic(s) in the comments section on PAAWs United Tag your pic(s) # PaawStars® and let us know the category you wish to enter and their names.


Cat’egories


• Cat’s Rock • Too cool for school • Canine smiler • Laziest mog • Muddiest mutt • Scruffiest ruffian • Guilty as charged • Selfie Style • Funniest Photobombs • Hollywood Divas


The winners will make a special appearance on our PaawStars® stage at our final PAAWstival weekend, as well as across all our social media platforms.


In the immortal words of Madonna “strike a pose there’s nothing to it” – and hit us with your best head shot 📸

In support of StreetVet: https://www.gofundme.com/f/covid19-support-for-the-voiceless


Hosted by Burly Bear


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We are delighted to confirm that canine expert, broadcaster and author Anna Webb host of exciting new podcast a dogs life and the barking hour will be one of our guest speakers on our live ‘…join the conversation’ panel this weekend, Anna will be talking about how dogs enrich our lives and how we have adapted to technology to connect in the dog world during lockdown in addition to general dog centric matters.


If you have a question you would like Anna to address, please add it to the comments section of this post, and we will select our favourites and put them to Anna during our live discussion❓


Hosted by Anna Webb


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Struggling for things to do to keep your dog occupied during lockdown ⁉️


PAAWstivals got you covered, join qualified trainer and animal behavourist Caroline Wilklinson the founder of Barket Place, for a session of dog training tips and more, to help you keep your dog entertained for the duration of this stay home and safe isolation period. 🐕


Hosted by Barket Place


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The first weekends comedy line up has now been confirmed, and we are delighted to welcome …


Georgie Morrell – stand up comedian, award-nominated actor, writer and One-Eyed Legend – Georgie is a regular on the UK stand up circuit known for her own brand of gossipy humour and banter – check her out www.georgiemorrell.co.uk


Jules O’Brian Comedy – Full time teacher, part time comedian Jules O’Brian is a regular on the comedy circuit


Pernille Haaland – comedian and actor – Pernille is an actor, improviser and comic from Norway and a regular on the comedy circuit.



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Music, Music, Music ..

We are delighted to welcome Brooke to our musical line up – Brooke is a songwriter and vocalist from London, and will be performing ‘Chase the Clouds’ an unofficial release with a Neptunes instrumental – WE ❤️ it!!!