Neil speaks about anxiety & mental health...

... in schools, universities, conferences, staff training days, and at events of all kinds.

He explores anxiety and other difficult feelings through warm stories, funny observations and practical tips for emotional management.

Whether or not you live with anxiety, you will come away with ideas for living a happier life.

Over 250,000 people have watched Neil's hilarious and inspiring story on YouTube
Neil Hughes speaking

Schools say:

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Neil really helped me to appreciate a lot of aspects of poor mental health but [his talk] was really funny too!Martha, student, Birkenhead Sixth Form College
Neil Hughes at EBRD

Businesses say:

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Having Neil speak at our Staff Away Day was a great way to get each team member to reflect on how we think about ourselves and how this can improve wellbeing at work.Wired Aerial Theatre Company

Available for...

All sessions are flexible according to your needs, but here are some common requests:

  • School Assemblies (15-50 minutes)
  • Staff training (20 minutes - multiple hours)
  • Conferences (20 minutes - 1 hour)
  • Other sessions tailored by request
Thank you for your contribution to raising awareness and understanding of mental health. You are a star!Norman Lamb, MP
I have finally arranged to do something properly about my anxiety issues. Your Ted Talk was very much the start of the process… thank you.Louise
Neil Hughes at TEDx LeamingtonSpa

How to Book Neil

Contact neil@walkingoncustard.com oruse the button below for a quote for your event. Please include (potential) dates, your intended audience and the expected length of the session.

I'm currently based in the northwest of England, but I regularly travel all over the UK (and further, if required).

Thanks to the generosity of the community, a limited number of free events are available. (Priority is given to state schools and charities.) If you think you might qualify for one of these then please ask!

Even if you don't qualify for a free event, please enquire—I try to accommodate all budgets as flexibly as I can.