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Sunday, July 10, 2016
Manchester Author Event & Gig 2016 #MAE2016
Manchester Author Event & Gig
The signing and gig will take place in a large marquee measuring 21 x 15 metres, with a smaller marquee accommodating the beer tent & refreshments.
Afternoon tea of sandwiches and cakes will be available to purchase, through the day. An ice-cream van is also going to be onsite.
All day tickets and the evening gig tickets include a burger, hot dog, and side dishes at the evening event. Additional food may be bought
The signing will take place on Saturday the 13th of August 2016, at the Red Rose Steam Society Ltd. Mining Museum in Astley Green, Manchester, M29 7JB.
Through the day an author book signing will take place, with morning and afternoon sessions available.
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Morning session will run 11 am - 1.30 pm, afternoon 2.30 pm - 5 pm, or an option for an all-day ticket.
There will be a break between 1.30 - 2.30 pm for dinner, to enable attendees, helpers and authors alike to have a break.
LUNCH BREAK 1.30 - 2.30 pm (All readers will be requested to leave the signing marquee and return after)
ALL TICKETS WILL BE SCANNED FOR ENTRY AND YOU WILL BE GIVEN A COLOUR CODES WRIST BAND. DUPLICATES/PHOTOCOPIES OF TICKETS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND ANYONE TRYING TO ENTER WITH A PHOTOCOPIED TICKET WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE EVENT.
The Saturday evening event is in the form of a gig, which will begin at 7 pm and run through to 11.30 pm. Alongside the music we will have a spoken word artist reading to the audience.
On site there will be food and drink available.
More details on the Facebook page & website.
We are also going to be hosting a raffle on the day of the signing, and all winners will be announced on the evening. Raffle prizes will include signed paperbacks, a specially commissioned painting, scrapbook signed by authors that attended the Leeds signing in 2016, a kindle cover signed by authors at the Liverpool pop-up signing event, Kindle HD, eBooks, Amazon vouchers, superstore vouchers, t-shirts, vouchers for meals at local venue, and more prizes will be announced closer to the event.
All monies raised from the raffle will be donated to the local Scout & Guide Troop.
Two charities will benefit from a percentage of the profits for this event. Part to the Mining Museum itself, and the other to MIND.
Morning admission £12.50
Afternoon Admission £12.50
Standard all day ticket £22,00
All day, Gig, Goody bag, BBQ (Hot dog, burger and side dishes) £35.00
Evening ticket BBQ (burger, hotdog and side dishes) £15.00
This exciting event is going to be taking place at The Red Rose Steam Society Ltd. mining museum, on the outskirts of Manchester, just off the A580/East Lancs Road. This is the main trunk road between Manchester and Liverpool.