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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Fennel is hosting a small party of anglers at this famous fishery. Tentipi camping included.
11 August 2018, The Royal Oak, Bangor-on-Dee, North Wales
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 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
Fennel is a guest at the annual gather of traditional anglers on the River Trent. Read the blog.
Find Your 'Why'
31 May 2018 – Market Drayton, Shropshire
Fennel is giving a talk to authors about personal brand, core values, and reader connection.
Independent Publishing Open Day
18 May 2018 – Ingram UK Headquarters, Milton Keynes
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
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
Fennel will be visiting the show and meeting up with friends on the Friday. Please arrange to meet up!
Building your author network
14 March 2018 – Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa
Fennel will be giving a talk about building and maintaining professional relationships to help accelerate your writing career.
British Fly Fair International
10 February 2018 – Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford
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
Fennel will be giving a talk to thirty graduates about his experiences giving public speeches around the world.
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