Actresses Michelle Collins and Juliet Stevenson get pampered before Pinknic in the Park tomorrow

These familiar faces were willing guinea pigs as a group of teens practised their pampering skills.

Actresses Michelle Collins and Juliet Stevenson were treated to braiding and nail art by budding beauty therapists Darmonelle Johnson, 14, Aneris Johnson, 13 and Chiedza Mutasa, 15.

The teens will be offering beauty treatments at the Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation’s (AWTF) Pinknic in the Park this Saturday, helping the charity raise money to support local children to achieve their aspirations.

But it is not all about hair and nails at the event from noon until 5pm in Waterlow Park, Highgate. There will be a range of activities on offer, including a line-up of musicians which includes the X-Factor’s Lydia Lucy, who appeared on the hit show last year.

There will also be archery, an adult assault course, bouncy castle and facepainting, with food for those who get hungry provided by pan-Asian restaurant Tootoomoo.

And keen-bakers can enter The Great AWTF Bake Off, judged by former Dr Who actor Christopher Eccleston. Visit for more information.