About Us

About Us


Manilla Public Relations Ltd meet the demands of an ever changing music media on a daily basis.


Drawing on the knowledge and contacts built up over two decades in the music industry, Manilla Public Relations can offer you the professionalism, work rate and results to meet the demands of all musical styles. Over the years we have handled all manner of campaigns and events from acoustic to punk to blues to rock and we deal with hundreds and hundreds of media contacts from regional radio to flagship national radio and TV shows. 


Our contact book covers national radio at 1,1Xtra, 2, 3, 4 + 6 plus other major stations such as 5 Live, Absolute, Radio X, Kerrang Radio, Fubar Radio and many more. We also have an ongoing relationship with TV and radio guest bookers, producers and show editors including the likes of Soccer AM, Sunday Brunch, Andrew Marr, Good Morning Britain, Graham Norton, Jonathan Ross, Sky Arts, This Morning, London Live and many more.


Magazines and Newspaper coverage includes reviews and interviews in the likes of NME (when printed) Kerrang, Classic Rock, Q Magazine,The Wire, Uncut, Metal Hammer, Classic Pop, fRoots, Jazzwise, Maverick, Louder than War, Rock n Reel, The Independent, The Sun, Daily Mirror, Guardian, Clash, Metro, Observer, Sunday Mirror, Sunday People, Daily Star and hundreds more national and regional publications.


Manilla Public Relations have previously been nominated for the Love Music Magazine awards and the AIM Music Awards for PR and we have also picked up regional PR awards over the last three years . We have also worked on campaigns alongside the likes of Domino Records, Cherry Red, Cooking Vinyl, Neon Tetra, IRL Records, Warner and Universal. Household names we have worked with include Wayne Hussey, Wishbone Ash, Trashcan Sinatras, Ian McNabb, Chris Difford, The Christians, Bonnie Tyler, Right Said Fred, Ian Prowse, Richard Strange, The Wonder Stuff, Marcella Detroit, the late Colin Vearncombe, Jo Hamilton, The Street Lights campaign ft Bono & Gary Lightbody and many, many more


Other area's of media our track record extends to includes digital and online media, student media and fanzines.  Our initial background in the 1990's was with grassroots media and included us publishing our own monthly magazine and radio show. We have kept those contacts to this day and our database of regional student and fanzine contacts covers the whole of the UK as well as some European and US contacts.


Manilla PR Ltd also handle sell out festivals as part of our events portfolio - Fletchers Farm Fest, Burton Agnes Jazz and Blues Festival, JB GB Events and also Whitby Musicport festival.