NAWGFest 2017: Timetable

Please note that the information given here relates to a previous event.

You can visit our NAWGFest main page for the latest information.

Here's 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 in the 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 1st floor restaurant, 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.

Rooms 58 and 60, 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 1st floor restaurant, 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 and refreshments will be available in rooms 58 and 60.
10:45 am →

The hub of the festival, at its liveliest.

Several alternative sessions: book stalls open to view and buy members' books, book readings, head massage, meet specialist experts. Rooms off the concourse in Humanities building. Book sales and readings in room 58, room 60 for chatting, see the shortlisted competition entries, and meet Kate Nash.

Refreshments and lunch will be served in these rooms throughout the festival.

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 and 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 Lady Emma and Lord Julian Fellows of West Stafford, novelist Peter Robinson, speakers and 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.) Awards Ceremony. Prizes will be presented by The Lord Fellows of West Stafford.
9:00 pm (approx.) After-dinner speaker, Peter Robinson.
9:30 pm (approx.) Peter Robinson's books will be available for purchase in the Chancellor's Suite.
Sunday 3rd September 2017
7:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast in the 1st floor restaurant, Rootes building.
9.30 – 11:00 am 3rd bookable workshops. All in the Humanities building.
10:45 am → Tea/coffee and refreshments will be available in rooms 58 and 60.
11:30 am – 12:15 pm NAWG Annual General Meeting in Humanities room 52.
12:15 – 12:45 pm Grand Raffle in 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 and refreshments will be available in rooms 58 and 60.
The festival officially closes at 3:30 pm.
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