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. In the evening there will be a BBQ and other food available. Afternoon tea of sandwiches and cakes will be available to purchase, through the day. An ice-cream van is also going to be onsite. The signing proper will take place on Saturday the 19th of August 2017, at the Red Rose Steam Society Ltd. Mining Museum in Astley Green, Manchester, M29 7JB.
Through the day on the Saturday an author book signing will take place, with morning and afternoon, and all-day sessions available.
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 spoken word artists 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 at the evening. Raffle prizes will include signed paperbacks, Kindle HD, ebooks, superstore vouchers and more prizes will be announced closer to the event.The monies raised from the raffle will be donated to the local Pegasus Explorer Scout Unit, Astley.
Two charities will benefit from a percentage of the profits for this event. Part to the Mining Museum itself, and the other to MIND, Registered charity number 219830. Registered in England number 424348.