Martin Cabble-Reid

Discovering How To Upgrade Your Day in Business & Life!

Martin is a trained & certified mindfulness teacher with the esteemed Mindfulness UK (Foundation Degree Level 4 Certificate) Accredited Qualification with the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) a certified happiness facilitator with the Museum of Happiness, Mindfulness in Nature guide and is trained in first aid & mental health first aid.

The founder of Upgrade Your Day® and creator of the 3 minute Upgrade®. Martin has a personal mindfulness practice and teaches an 8-week mindfulness & self-compassion course in Windsor, Berkshire. He also teaches his 3 Minute Upgrade® method in various
workshops and corporate settings.

Martin has also run Woodland Bathing Meditation sessions in Windsor Great Park with permission of the Royal Estate. He runs seasonal mindful rambles around the Windsor and Eton Countryside and has provide this service to businesses such as O2, Virgin Media and various PR companies as part of away days and company wellbeing.

Martin runs a podcast ‘Upgrade Your Day’ talking to various people about mindful activities such as sea swimming, colour therapy, sound baths, acting, dance, yoga and many more. These podcasts can be found on Spotify, iTunes, Apple or wherever you get your
podcasts.

Martin has also written a mindfulness workbook called ‘The Companion’ full of mindfulness activities. In his other career Martin trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts & Chichester College of Arts. You might know Martin better as his alter-ego and award winning character, Kevin Cruise.

A regular on the UK comedy and cabaret circuit. In 2010 Kevin was chosen as the lead audition for the fourth series Britain’s Got Talent and made it through to the live finals.

Martin is also the trusted side-kick of the national treasure and British TV Legend, Basil Brush. This is Martin's 8th year performing in the Basil Brush Kids Show and the show for grown ups only, Basil Brush Live & Unleashed.
www.basilbrush.com

Since appearing on BGT as Kevin and working with Basil brush, he has performed 6 times at Glastonbury Festival; entertained the crowds at The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert in Hyde Park and part of the Queens Platinum Jubilee waving from a bus; 3, month long runs at the Edinburgh Fringe festival with producers Underbelly, Gilled Balloon and Assembly. Hundreds of performances at all major theatres, arts centres and holiday parks including; Butlins, Haven, Pontins, Park Dean Resorts, Tui, Thompson Gold, P&O
Cruises.

2024 marks Martin's 15th Pantomime season, a stones throw from Windsor Castle at Windsor Theatre Royal for producers, Bill Kenwright ltd. He has now gained the title of Windsor's very own Calamitous Comic' Television credits include 4 performances on ITV’S This Morning. Appearances on Daybreak, Britain’s Got Talent Series 4, Live at 5, and Britain’s Got MORE Talent series 4,
5 and 6. Edinburgh Nights, BBC. CRACKERJACK, CBBC.

Martin is an ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) advocate having been diagnosed with ADHD and RSD (Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria) in later life. His 3 Minute Upgrade® Meditations have helped him with his own anxiety and OCD.
Martin is the founder of the Kevin Cruise Foundation ( Registered Charity No 1183164) The charity provides Christmas theatre tickets for sick and disadvantaged children & families in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

The Foundation also supports Performing Arts workshops throughout the year and supports individual young entertainers from families that genuinely can't afford the fees.
www.kevincruisefoundation.org.uk
www.kevincruise.co.uk

Presenting at the following Great British Expos locations;

Windsor