NAWGFest 2017: Timetable

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Here is the full festival timetable. Please note that it may be subject to alterations.

Friday 1st September 2017
3:00 pm onwards Check in at conference reception, the atrium of the Warwick Students' Union.
4:30 – 5:30 pm Tea/coffee and cakes with the NAWG committee. Fusion Bar or Chancellor's Suite.
This will be a time to relax after your journey, meet new writing friends and renew old friendships.
7:00 pm Evening meal in the Rootes Restaurant, 1st floor, Rootes building.
The bar will be open on this floor.
8:30 pm (ish) Relax in Bar Fusion; "Open Mic" entertainment in Chancellor's Suite. Book a spot.
Saturday 2nd September 2017

There will be many stalls at the Saturday Market Place, for the sale of books and offering services to writers. Published authors who belong to NAWG may leave their books to be sold in the dedicated book section, new last year, and very successful. We take no commission from NAWG members, see page 23 in the festival brochure.

The Market Place, the Humanities concourse and the Japanese garden are ideal venues for social networking.

Tickets for the Grand Raffle will be on sale throughout Friday and until 9:30 am on Sunday; the draw will be at 12:15 pm on Sunday morning. Unclaimed prizes will be displayed for collection until 3:30 pm, on a table in the Humanities concourse.

7:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast in the Rootes Restaurant, 1st floor, Rootes building.
9:30 – 11:00 am 1st bookable workshops. All in Humanities building. Assemble in Humanities concourse for allocation of workshop rooms. List displayed on notice boards.
10:45 am → Tea/coffee refreshments will be available in rooms 58 and 60.
10:45 am onwards Market Place, at its liveliest. Several alternative sessions: book stalls open to view and buy members' books, book readings, head massage, meet specialist experts. Concourse in Humanities building. Book readings room 58, room 60 for chatting.
12:30 – 1:30 pm Buffet lunch, served in Humanities, rooms 58 and 60.
1:45 – 2:45 pm Meet the agents. Hattie Grunewald from Blake Friedmann, and Kate Nash an independent agent. There will be short talks followed by an Q&A session, main lecture theatre 52.
Don't forget to hand in your mini-tale before 3:00 pm today.
3:00 – 4:30 pm 2nd bookable workshops. All in the Humanities building.
4:15 pm → Tea/coffee refreshments will be available in rooms 58 and 60.
6:00 – 6:45 pm We now adjourn to the Rootes building, for the rest of the evening.

6:15 pm,

by invitation.

Short-listed only, to go straight to the Chancellor's Suite for the Chairman's Drinks Reception. Meet novelist Peter Robinson, tutors and the NAWG committee.
The bar will be open until midnight.
6:45 for 7:00 pm Gala Dinner. Chancellor's Suite. Table plan at the foot of the stairs in Fusion Bar.
8:30 pm (approx.) After-dinner speaker, Peter Robinson. His books will be available for purchase.
9:00 pm (approx.) Awards Ceremony.
9:30 pm (approx.) Peter Robinson's books will be available for purchase; Chancellors Suite.
Sunday 3rd September 2017
7:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast in the Rootes Restaurant, 1st floor, Rootes building.
9.30 – 11:00 am 3rd bookable workshops. All in the Humanities building.
10:45 am → Tea/coffee refreshments will be available in rooms 58 and 60.
11:30 am – 12:15 pm NAWG AGM in Humanities room 52.
12:15 – 12:45 pm Grand Raffle. Humanities room 52. All drawn prizes will be noted for collection later if you miss coming.
1:00 – 1:45 pm Buffet Lunch, served in Humanities, rooms 58 and 60.
1:45 – 3:15 pm 4th bookable workshops. All in Humanities building.
3:00 pm → Tea/coffee refreshments will be available in rooms 58 and 60.
The weekend festival officially closes at 3:30 pm, the extended weekend begins now.
3 pm → Humanities rooms 0.02 and 0.03 available for quiet study for extended timers.
7:00 pm, exact time tba. Evening meal. Rootes Restaurant, 1st floor, Rootes building, for extended timers.
Monday 4th September 2017
7:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast in the Rootes Restaurant, 1st floor, Rootes building.
9:30 am → Workshop rooms 0.02 and 0.03 in Humanities for quiet writing.
11:00 am Tea/coffee refreshments will be available in Humanities building.
1:00 pm, exact time tba. Lunch in the Rootes Restaurant, 1st floor, Rootes building. Or buffet, or packed lunch. Details tba.
2:00 – 4:00 pm Continuation of quiet writing in 0.02 and 0.03 in Humanities.
3:00 pm Tea/coffee refreshments will be available in Humanities building.
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Author: Kevin Machin Date: February 2, 2017 6:30 pm
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