Why You Should Go To Blogtacular

I’ve been blogging for a while now, first over at Little Squish, and now here but always about sewing and creativity. This year I made a leap of faith and booked an early bird ticket for Blogtacular, not really knowing what to expect or even if (as a hobby blogger) I’d get lots out of it.

Of course, if you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that Blogtacular was this weekend and I absolutely make no apologies for the number of photos and stories I shared! I had the absolute best time, even if I was anxious about travelling down to London and not knowing anyone. I’m actually feeling pretty proud of myself, I managed to travel alone, catch the the Tube, share a room with someone I’d never met and talk to loads of people. Go me!

I think I could go on for days about why Blogtacular was such an amazing experience and worth every penny, but instead I’ve summed it up for you in a handy infographic:


Thank Yous!

I just want to give a massive thank you and round of applause firstly to Kat, the brains behind Blogtacular. She is amazing!

The brains behind Blogtacular

I also want to thank everyone that volunteered to help out with Blogtacular, you all did such a great job of keeping the day running smoothly.

Thank you to the amazing speakers I had the pleasure of being inspired by:
Natalie Lue
Greta Soloman
Cath Dean
Sas Petherick
Emma Gannon

Blogtacular17 Closing Key Note

Also a big shout out to Jennifer, Emma and Kirsty who I hung out with a lot. You guys were friendly, inspiring and just awesome.

Meet your tribe at Blogtacular



    • toria
      13th June 2017 / 8:46 pm

      That was definitely the best part 😀

  1. 14th June 2017 / 11:31 am

    It sounds like a great blogging event, good food and great company are a huge hit x

    • Toria
      14th June 2017 / 11:45 am

      Especially good food 😉

  2. 14th June 2017 / 12:15 pm

    Every year I ummmm and ahhhh about whether to go…..maybe next year will be the year!

    • Toria
      15th June 2017 / 1:51 pm

      Do it!! If you sign up for the mailing list, you can even grab a cheaper early bird ticket 😀

  3. 14th June 2017 / 1:10 pm

    It sounds like you had a good time and met some like minded people. I really wanted to go but I only heard about it recently when the person running it was interviewed on a podcast.

    • Toria
      15th June 2017 / 1:51 pm

      Definitely check it out next year! If you like podcasts, there is actually a Blogtacular one hosted by Kat (who you heard interviewed); I find it really interesting 🙂

  4. 14th June 2017 / 9:21 pm

    Ah this is such a fab post, it was my first Blogtacular although I have done many events and this was just incredible, I think if you are a creative them it is just the perfect way to make that creative mind ticking x

    • Toria
      15th June 2017 / 1:50 pm

      Definitely. I’ve wanted to go since the first one, but always talked myself out it because of nerves and not feeling like a “proper” blogger. I’m amazed at how much I learned and I’ve got so many ideas now!

  5. 14th June 2017 / 9:43 pm

    Oh that sounds amazing! I’d heard good things about Blogtacular but never thought about going before, maybe next year!

    • Toria
      15th June 2017 / 1:49 pm

      I’d recommend signing up for their mailing list and trying to grab an early bird ticket! 🙂

  6. 14th June 2017 / 10:11 pm

    Loved reading this, I’ve yet to go to a blog conference. I’ve been blogging for 3 years but never had the time. Maybe next year?

    • Toria
      15th June 2017 / 1:48 pm

      Definitely sign up for their mailing list and consider it. I learned loads!

  7. 15th June 2017 / 8:24 am

    I haven’t heard of Blogtacular but you are definitely making me want to go! I think I would be apprehensive as, like you, I don’t consider myself a “full-time” blogger

    • Toria
      15th June 2017 / 1:47 pm

      I’m amazed at how much I got out of it tbh, I learned so much! I thought everyone else would be full-time bloggers, but that wasn’t the case.

  8. 15th June 2017 / 6:56 pm

    It sounds like a fun event. Glad to hear the food is good as that can sometimes be a let down at some events.

    • Toria
      16th June 2017 / 7:20 pm

      Oh my goodness the food was AMAZING!

  9. 15th June 2017 / 9:42 pm

    I love blog conferences for the chance to meet like minded people and the opportunity to learn something new

    • Toria
      15th June 2017 / 9:47 pm

      Are there any you’d recommend? 🙂

  10. 15th June 2017 / 10:32 pm

    I love blog conferences as I always leave feeling so inspired, although I have only been to Britmums and Blogon . I am not going to any this year but I love the sound of blogtacular and have heard such great things about it x

    • Toria
      16th June 2017 / 8:43 am

      I’ve heard of Britmums although it isn’t very relevant to me, I think, but I haven’t heard of Blogon so I’m going to go have a look at that 🙂 Blogtacular is definitely worth checking out!

    • Toria
      17th June 2017 / 5:24 pm

      You’ll have a great time! I was really nervous about going to Blogtacular but I needn’t have worried.

  11. 16th June 2017 / 10:51 pm

    I’m putting this on my must attend list for next year. I really want to meet other bloggers and this is the only blog conference I’ve heard consistent good things about. Especially on the friendliness side of things. I saw some of your instagram pictures. It looked like such a fun event. xx

    • Toria
      17th June 2017 / 5:25 pm

      It really was amazing, I’d certainly go again 🙂

  12. 17th June 2017 / 7:03 pm

    It sounds like a wonderful day. I love the infographic style of review.
    I’m hoping to attend some blogging conferences next year.


    • Toria
      17th June 2017 / 7:49 pm


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