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Manchester Author Event & Gig 2017

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Manchester Author Event & Gig 2017

The Line Up for the Manchester Author Event & Gig 2017 (subject to change)

Last Updated:
Tue, 16 May 2017

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From 11:00am to 17:00pm

From: Saturday 19th Aug 2017 After Aug 19, 2017 Until: Sunday 20th Aug 2017
Lancashire Mining Museum, formerly Astley Green Colliery Museum

After the success of last years event, this will be second year of the Manchester Author Event & Gig. This will once again take place at the newly renamed Lancashire Mining Museum in picturesque Astley Green Village, just off the A580 /East Lancashire Road on the outskirts of Manchester



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OFFICIAL ManchesterAuthorEvent2017 & Gig TICKET SALES PAGE #MAE2017
This is the only website you can purchase tickets. Any other websites will be fake and will not be accepted.
This will be the second event of its kind hosted by Scarlett Enterprises, and is going to be an annual event on this site. I am certain this event will go from strength to strength.
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. The evening event is #FREE to enter but registration and tickets will be required. So, go to eventbrite to register for the tickets as there will be a limit to availability.
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.
FAQ’s
Is there an age limit to the event
Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult to the day event. Any age group may attend the evening but under 16's must be accompanied to the event. There is a licensed bar on the premises, you may be asked to produce evidence of your age.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions or concerns?
Organisers available through email and the facebook page. Please contact- scarlett.enterprises@outlook.com or visit theFacebook page.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
You may “sell” your ticket on for face value but no refunds will be offered to anyone. Tickets do not need to be in your own name, as we understand PayPal accounts are under alternative names sometimes, but please be aware that ALL tickets will be scanned on sign up and any counterfeit or photocopied tickets will be destroyed and you will be asked to leave the event.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Tickets via the Eventbrite app will be accepted but we advise all attendees to bring a printed copy in case of technical difficulties.
What is the refund policy?
Non refundable.
Is there venue Parking, if not, where can I park?
Yes, there is free parking on site. Buses access the village, and train stations are located as per information on the website
IF YOU HAVE ANY MORE CONCERNS PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO CONTACT THE MAE2016 TEAM ON THE EMAIL OR FACEBOOK PAGE.
An eclectic mix of genre will be at this event.
This is the list of the 40 confirmed attending authors for the 2017 event, others will be added as they are confirmed
Anna Edwards
Ashe Barker
Audrina Lane
Abigail Davies
Bella Settarra
C. A. Bell
Caroline Easton
Chris Turnbull
Christie Adams
Claire Bentham
Claire Marta
D.A. Lascelles
Danielle Dickson
Dawn Doyle
Elaine May
Em Taylor
Gary Gedall
Glen R Stansfield
Helen Bright
Holly J Gill
J F Holland
J J Harper
John Lynch
Keith Hoare
Kitty Mulholland
L E Fitzpatrick
L.T. Marshall
Lizzie James
Louisa May
Louisa Nixon
Matthew Drzymala
Neil Winnington
Pavan Kaur
Rita Ames
Scarlett Flame
S E Foster
S E Marley-Walton
Stevie Turner
T L Wainwright
Zak Jane Keir

This list will be updated regularly.

Follow the blog and groups for further updates. Waiting list for this years event, and future event listing in the files on the Facebook group page.

Four confirmed acts for 2017 are Joe Symes and the Loving Kind, Officer, Vickie Wood and Matt Fryers.

We have our first three confirmed models for the day. They are Alex Jordan, Coleen Armstrong, and Martin Nelson
Our first craft /trade stalls are I-Rotica and The Glitter Bar.
Photography by Your Dream Photography.


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The Friday evening will comprise of a meet and greet, and canal boat cruise down the Bridgewater Canal.
**** Canal Boat Cruise - afternoon tea update ****
I have now reserved the canal cruises for the afternoon and the evening of the 18th of August, which is the Friday Leaving at 1 pm
Afternoon tea cruise Cost per person £20
On these cruises we will leave the picturesque Worsley village behind and head out towards Trafford passing through Monton and the surprisingly located light house. We then pass through Patricroft where the oldest canal in the country is crossed by the first ever steam passenger railway. Leaving Patricroft behind we head over the famous Barton Aqueduct a spectacular sight of water turning just beyond here for our return journey.
Cruise lasts 2 hours.
#Licensed bar on-board
Afternoon tea consists of:
A selection of freshly made sandwiches
Freshly baked fruit scones
Cornish clotted cream
Locally produced conserves
A selection of petits fours for example:
Apple Tatins
Vanillla and chocolate layer cakes
Almond Cakes with Orange Dome and Crystallized Orange Peel
Almond Cakes with Red Fruit Jelly and Raspberries
Chocolate Tartlets
Raspberry Macaroons
Hazelnut Puffs
mini vanilla slice
chocolate eclaire
Tea or Filtered Coffee
Regrettably we cannot guarantee that any of our dishes are completely free from traces of nuts.
Please advise us if you have any food related allergies or dietary requirements.
Only 32 people per cruise, therefore 31 as I will be in attendance on each cruised. I was thinking maybe 16 authors ( or those with authors) and 16 readers, but this may change dependent on demand.
****************** Evening Canal Cruise *******************
The evening cruise lasts three hours, therefore taking in a little more of the Bridgewater canal. This is from 7 - 10 pm.
Licenced Bar on-board
Buffet Menu 1- Evening cruise and buffet is £25 per person
Selection of freshly made sandwiches
Marinated chicken Drums
Warm assorted Quiche
Oven roasted sausages
Picnic pork pies
Selection of Salads and nibbles
Mini Belgian Pastries
Buffet 2 Evening cruise and buffet £27 per person
Beef stroganoff
Braised wild rice (v)
Selection of marinated chicken drums
Tortellini filled with spinach and ricotta cheese in cream and white wine sauce (v)
Oven roasted garlic new potatoes (v)
Selection of fresh salads for example:
Potato salad with shallot and wholegrain mustard (v)
Oven roasted peppers, sundried tomato and penne pasta (v)
Green pesto, cherry tomato, greek yogurt and gemelli pasta (v)
Mixed peppers, mangetout, black olives and duck egg (V)
Baby vine tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and basil (v)
Antipasto (v)
Crayfish bruschetta
Deluxe buffet - Evening cruise and buffet £29 per person
Poached scottish Salmon and tiger prawns
Hand carved honey roast ham
Beef stroganoff
Braised wild rice (v)
Selection of marinated chicken drums
Meatballs in a spicy tomato sauce
Tortellini stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese in cream and white wine sauce (v)
Oven roasted garlic new potatoes (v)
Selection of fresh salads for example:
Potato salad with shallot and wholegrain mustard (v)
Mixed peppers, mangetout, black olives and duck egg (v)
Roasted sweet baby peppers stuffed with cream cheese (v)
Oven Roasted peppers,sundried tomatoes and penne pasta (v)
Green pesto, cherry tomato, greek yogurt and gemelli pasta (v)
Halloumi Salad (v)
Baby vine tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and basil (v)
Antipasto (v)
Crayfish bruschetta
A selection of Gateau's served with pouring cream
Regrettably we cannot guarantee that any of our dishes are completely free from traces of nuts.
Please advise us if you have any food related allergies or dietary requirements.
The interest lists for both cruises is in the files on the Facebook group page. Places available for readers and authors.

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