Saturday, 28 November 2015

Manchester Author Event 2016 & Gig

The Manchester Author Event & Gig 2016

Sponsered by Obsessed by Books Blog

This exciting event is going to be taking place at The Red Rose Steam Society Ltd. mining museum, on the outskirts of Manchester, just off the A580/East Lancs Road. This is the main trunk road between Manchester and Liverpool.

We have 45 confirmed authors attending the event and over the next few weeks I will be introducing you to them.

Alice Raine
Bella Settarra
C.J. Fallowfield / Charlotte Fallowfield
C.L. Bentham
Christoph Fischer
Claire C. Riley
D H Sidebottom
D.A Lascelles
D.M. Midgley
Dawn A Keane
Douglas Vaughn aka Darkscribe
Elena Matthews
Elisabeth Marrion
Gary Edward Gedall
Glenn Haigh
Hayley Oakes
Helen Bright
H J Daly
Holly J Gill
Iain Parke
Ian Jackson
Isobelle Cate
J F Holland
J.L. Ostle
John Lynch
Julia Ibbotson
K L Shandwick
Karen Frances
Kitty Mulholland 
Laura Morgan / L.C Morgan
Lavinia Urban
Lisa J Hobman
Lynn Gerrard / The Grumbling Gargoyle
Martin Tracey
Mina Carter
Olga Núñez Miret
Raven Anxo
Samantha Harrington
Scarlett Flame
Simon Parker
Stevie Turner
Victoria Blisse
Victoria Howard
Victoria L. James
Zak Jane Keir

The book signing will run throughout the day, from 11 am to 5 pm. with a hour lunch break from 1.30 - 2.30 pm
Tickets will be available to purchase shortly via Eventbrite.

We have two models booked already to add to the fun.

Authors confirmed for the event are:

An eclectic mix of genre will be at this event.

And Matt Stobbs is one of our attending models 

You can find Matt on twitter, website and Facebook.

Other models attending along with their respective authors are Alex Jordan Devenport

Erin Urban is the inspiration behind her mother, Lavinia Urban's, Erin the Fire Goddess series when she asked her mother to write her a story after being bullied.

Erin is a 14 year old girl (15 in June) who dreams of one day becoming a Graphic Designer.

Update New model attending
Jay Woolaway

Another new addition to the models is Stefan Northfield

 Yet another confirmed model for Manchester, Martin Nelson

The evening acts that are confirmed so far are Mog Stanley and Officer.

We will also have a number of spoken word performers at this event including The Grumbling Gargoyle, Lynn Gerrard. A mistress of dark humour.

I recently did an album review for Mog and loved the album. I have also watched Officer perform at a friend's book launch in St Helen's. Very pleased and excited they are both signed up for the event


We have now got Joe Symes and The Loving Kind performing at the gig 

The Reveurs


Girls Without Gum Disease

On the day we are proud to have 

the Sounds of Salford 

on site all day

The event will be held in three marquees in the grounds of the museum. The largest being 21 x 15 metres, also two smaller marquees will house the beer tent & refreshments.
Afternoon tea of sandwiches and cakes will be available.
An ice cream van will be on site thtoughout the day.

Plenty of parking is also available at the venue

More updates, and interviews to follow

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