NAWGFest 2016: Activities & Extras

In addition to the main workshops and talks, there'll be other activities and extras for you at NAWGFest 2016.

The Market Place

The Market Place and the Engineering foyer are the ideal venues for social networking.

Book Stall

Published authors may leave their books to be sold in a dedicated room for book sales in Engineering. There is no commission on sales for NAWG members. Delegates who are not members may sell books with a 10% charge payable to NAWG on all sales. You will be able to set your books out on Friday afternoon if you wish. The room will be locked at night.

Please note: every copy of each book should have a piece of paper inside, stating clearly the name of the book, the author's name and the price. Books without this sheet of paper will not be accepted.

Readings

On Saturday morning from 11:30 am there will be an opportunity to hear readings from NAWG members who are published authors. Should you wish to read from your book, you can register your interest at the NAWG table.

After-Dinner Sparkles (your four minutes of fame)

Have you or your group thought of having your "four minutes of fame" on Saturday evening after the Gala Dinner, at the After Dinner Sparkles?

Why not have a workshop before you come, to write a four-minute sketch that could be included in our impromptu concert?

Each year we try to make the After-Dinner Sparkles better organised, but it is largely up to you – the players – to let us know what you have planned to do. The Gala Dinner is time-tabled to finish early, and we shall have helpers available to make this much-loved event run smoothly, so let's try to make it special this year: a true celebration of our work.

Seek out the list to register your contribution early in the weekend. It will be available on the NAWG table in the book room.

Grand Raffle

Tickets for the Grand Raffle will be on sale throughout Friday and until lunchtime on Saturday. The draw will be at 2:30 pm on Saturday afternoon in Engineering F107.

All drawn prizes will be noted for collection later if you miss coming.

Mini-Tales Competition

Not to be confused with our on-going open mini-tales competition…

Each year at the festival, we hold an extra Mini-Tales competition. You may compose a one-hundred-word story during your stay and enter it to be judged in time for the Awards Ceremony after the Gala Dinner.

  • You'll receive an entry form when you book.
  • Entries must be in by 2:30 pm on the Saturday.
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