Fennel's Priory Events 2018

Some events are public and can be booked via Eventbrite or the organiser. Others are private or small gatherings that are invitation only. Register for 'Fennel on Friday' to receive notification of Priory events.

Dates are presented in reverse chronological order. 

Madrid Friends' Dinner

21 November 2018 – Madrid, Spain

Madrid dinner, Fennel's Priory event

Fennel hosting a reader's dinner at a restaurant once frequented by the Pope!

Flyfishers' Club Annual Dinner

15 November 2018 – Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London

Flyfishers' Club annual dinner 2018

Fennel is introducing the guest speaker to 200 people at the Flyfishers' Club's annual dinner. Listen to the audio of the speeches.

Wild Trout Trust Conservation Awards

17 October 2018 – Savile Club, London

Wild Trout Trust Conservation Awards 2017

Fennel is the invited guest of the WTT, for their annual conservation awards in London.

By invitation only.

Grayling Fishing on the Welsh Dee

12-14 October 2018 – Llangollen, North Wales

Tentipi camping and grayling fishing event, Welsh Dee

Fennel is hosting a party of six anglers on his local river. Tentipi camping – with stove – included.

Quebec Friends' Dinner

18 September 2018 – L'orée du Bois, Quebec, Canada

Quebec dinner, Fennel's Priory event

Fennel's hosting a dinner at a remote woodland restaurant that specialises in fine cheeses.

Fishing by Steam Train

14-16 September 2018 – River Severn, Shropshire

Fishing by Steam Train, Fennel's Priory event

Travel by Severn Valley Steam Railway, fish for barbel and chub on the river, then to the pub for a fine dinner.

Ottawa Friends' Dinner

22 August 2018 – Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa dinner, Fennel's Priory event

Fennel's hosting an informal dinner at a restaurant that specialises in real ales.

Fly Fishing for Wild Carp

17-19 August 2018 – Llyngwyn, Rhayader, Mid-Wales

Wild carp on the Fly, Fennel's Priory event

Fennel is hosting a small party of anglers at this famous fishery. Tentipi camping included.

Summer Social

11 August 2018, The Royal Oak, Bangor-on-Dee, North Wales

Fennel's Priory summer social

Informal gather, walk along the river, and pub lunch while enjoying the annual Duck race down the Dee.

Woodland Writing Escape

16-20 July 2018 – Lake District, Cumbria.

Fennel's Priory woodland writing week 2018

Fennel is on a writing holiday in the Lakes, working on Nature Escape and Book of Secrets.

River Trent Cane 'n' Pin Day

24 June 2018 – River Trent, Nottinghamshire

River Trent Cane 'n' pin day - Fennel Hudson

Fennel is a guest at the annual gather of traditional anglers on the River Trent. Read the blog.

Invitation only.

Find Your 'Why'

31 May 2018 – Market Drayton, Shropshire

Fennel Hudson author talk

Fennel is giving a talk to authors about personal brand, core values, and reader connection.

Fully booked.

Independent Publishing Open Day

18 May 2018 – Ingram UK Headquarters, Milton Keynes

Independent Publishing Open Day

Fennel is attending the independent publishers' open day & talk, tour of the print facility, and author luncheon hosted by Ingram UK.

Invitation only. Organised by Ingram.

UK Tentipi Camp

11-13 May 2018 – Carrog Campsite, North Wales

UK Tentipi Camp

Fennel will be at the camp with his Tentipi Safir 9 CP. Bushcraft, hikes, canoeing, campfire cooking. Bliss.

Public event. Tentipis available to hire for the weekend. Tickets from £40 from ProAdventure.

The London Fly Fishing Fair

23-24 March 2018 – The Business Design Centre, London

London Fly Fishing Fair

Fennel will be visiting the show and meeting up with friends on the Friday. Please arrange to meet up!

Public event.

Building your author network

14 March 2018 – Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa

Woodland grange

Fennel will be giving a talk about building and maintaining professional relationships to help accelerate your writing career.

Private event.

British Fly Fair International

10 February 2018 – Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford

British Fly Fair International 2018

Fennel will be at the BFFI fly fishing show on Saturday, meeting friends who are exhibiting and visiting. Please say hi should you see him.

Public speaking – tips, tricks and funny stories

24 January 2018 – Chelsea Football Club, London

Stamford Bridge - Chelsea Football Club

Fennel will be giving a talk to thirty graduates about his experiences giving public speeches around the world.

Private event.

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