Fennel's Priory Events 2016

Here's an achive view of our past events.

Friends Dinner

25th November 2016 – Flyfishers' Club, London, UK

Flyfishers Club

Fennel is hosting a dinner at the Flyfishers' Club, to thank the contributors of the Friendship edition of Fennel's Journal. Read the story.

Talk on Bushcraft Fly-tying

14 November 2016 – Hertfordshire, UK

Bushcraft fly tying - nettle nymph

Fennel will be giving a talk and fly-tying demonstrations to the Hertfordshire branch of the Flydressers' Guild. Book via their website. 

Vintage Tackle Fair

13th November 2016 – Redditch, Worcestershire, UK

Vintage Tackle Fair Redditch

Fennel will be at the Vintage Tackle Fair, milling about and trying not to spend too much money on yet more items of vintage gear. 

Four on the Severn

12th November 2016 – Arley, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, UK

River Severn

Fennel and three Friends will be fishing on the River Severn, hopefully enjoying some classic barbel sport.

Talk and Writing Workshop

28 October 2016 – Botanic Gardens, Singapore

Fennel is giving a talk about nature writing and developing one's unique voice. It will be followed by a walk of the gardens and book signing.

Writing Workshop

27 September 2016 – Dusit Residence, Dubai, UAE

Dubai aquarium

Short talk on the concept of 'green', followed by a writing workshop. Maximum 20 attendees. Social visit to the Dubai aquarium aferwards.

Wild Carp Trust – Annual Gather

17 September 2016 – Llyngwyn, Rhyader, Wales, UK

Fennel's wild carp weekend

Fennel will be attending the Wild Carp Trust's annual gather at Llyngwyn and Pant-y-llyn in mid-Wales.

​Bushcraft Fly Fishing

20 August 2016 – North Wales, UK

Bushcraft fly fishing

Fennel, with Mark Aspell from Wilderness Pioneers, will be leading a session on fly tying using nettle cordage and plant-only materials. It will be followed by a fishing trip to Snowdonia, to test out the flies.

Talk and Friends Get-together

15 August 2016 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Fennel is giving a talk about the writer's craft, followed by a walk in KLCC Park.

Books, publishing and catch-up

2 August 2016 – Worcester, UK

Priory books meeting

Fennel and John Summers are meeting up to plan all things book and publishing related. Stewart is providing the catering. It's going to be our sort of meeting!

Friends Get-together

17 June 2016 – York, UK


Fennel will be hosting a Friends dinner in York, followed by a walk around the town's historic streets.

Friends Get-together

30 May 2016 – Boston, MA, US


Fennel and Friend of the Priory David Turner will be hosting a Friends dinner, followed by a tour of the town's historic buildings and public gardens.

Moc Morgan Memorial Service

7 March 2016 – River Teifi, Tregaron, Wales

Moc Morgan Memorial

Fennel will be attending the memorial service for Moc Morgan upon the banks of the River Teifi. Read the story.

Redmire Pool

7 February 2016 – Llangarron, Wales

Redmire Pool

Fennel and three Friends will be fishing at the legendary Redmire Pool for five days.

By invitation only.

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