Carmarthen Book Fair 2016 Order of Events
So theres only five days left until the Carmarthen Book Fair…theres so much to do be done. . We’re hoping for a good turnout – there is going to be so much literary talent there with so much going on, its really not an event to be missed!
If you’ve been keeping an eye on the Carmarthen Book Fair Facebook page you’ll have seen the truly fantastic raffle prizes that have been generously donated by several local business. I won’t lie – the support has been fantastic.
I can hear you say…whats going on during the day?
On top of having lots of wonderful book stalls where you get to meet the authors, chat, browse books, get books signed etc we have the following:
09.00 – Doors open to the public
10.30 – Welcoming speech made by world renown Welsh Poet, Professor Menna Elfyn (Main hall, disability access available)
11.00 – 11.30 – Reading by Menna Elfyn (below stage, no disability access)
11.45 – 12.15 – Talk on Short Story writing/The start of a novel by author Julie McGowan (below stage, no disability access)
12.00 – 13.00 – Children’s Story Telling Hour by authors Sarada Thompson, Wendy White and John Thompson (in main foyer, disability access available)
12.30-13.00 – Reading Carmarthenshire set “The Body in the Snow- A Bebe Bollinger Mystery” by author Christoph Fischer (below stage, no disability access)
13.00 – Results of the Childrens’ Writing Competition, prizes will be presented by the Mayor of Carmarthen (Main hall, disability accessible)
13.20 – 13.50 – Short extract by author Judith Barrow (below stage, no disabilty access)
14.00 – 14.30 Reading by Carmarthen Poet Anthony Jones (below stage, no disability access)
14.45 – 15.15 – Talk on Fantasy and Magical Realism by author Wendy Steele (below stage, no disability access)
15.30 – 16.00 – Talk on Settings by Chiller-thriller author Sally Spedding (below stage, no disability access)
16.00 – Raffle Draw – Raffle proceeds going to Hywel Dda Health Charities and MS Society.
16.30 – Carmarthen Book Fair Closes.
Confirmed Raffle Prizes for the Carmarthen Book Fair 2016 – raffle proceeds to Hywel Dda Health Charities and MS Society.
Scarlets – Family ticket for 4 people for a Scarlets Guinness Pro 12 match 2016/17
The Plough Inn – Afternoon Tea for two
Folly Farm – two tickets
Dinosaur Park, Tenby – £10 gift voucher
Gwili Steam Railway – one free family ticket
Stradey Park Hotel – Afternoon Tea for two
Manor House Safari Park – 2 prizes a) two child tickets b) two child tickets
Laser Station Carmarthen – 4 x one game vouchers
Marros Riding Centre – £10 off a ride voucher
Marks & Spencer – £10 Voucher
Xcel Bowling, Carmarthen – Voucher for 1hr bowling for 6 people
Ultimate Ballroom, Carmarthen – 2 x 1hr Private lessons (value £40 each) and 4 x childrens or adults group lesson vouchers.
Llandovery Wool Shop – £10 voucher
Crancs Cyclesport, Carmarthen – £10 Voucher
Blue Lagoon Family Ticket for four people.