to SCBWI’s 22nd Conference Party
17 November 2017
Winchester Discovery Centre
Jewry Street, SO23 8SB
7.30 to 11 pm
It’s 2018 and SCBWI in the British Isles is having its 22nd birthday! The party will take place in the most appropriate place possible for a conglomeration of kidlit types – in Winchester’s magnificent library – The Discovery Centre.
WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?
The Party is your opportunity to meet fellow SCBWI members as well as conference faculty and guests from the children’s book world – editors, agents and art directors. What a treat!
There’ll be a light finger buffet, a complimentary first drink, a cash bar and live music from Blow Saxophone Quartet. It will be a time of celebration! Wonderful SCBWI author Lorraine Gregory will be accepting the Crystal Kite Award for the British Isles and Ireland. And we will be applauding the latest crop of SCBWI books with our Mass Book Launch.
WHAT TO WEAR
Dressing up for the SCBWI Conference Party is now very much ‘a thing’. This year our conference theme is Travelling Through Time, so come as a historic character, a time- travelling adventurer or think futuristic. Anything linked to time and travel goes! If dressing up’s not your thing don’t worry, just put on your gladrags as normal and we’ll have something to help you get into the swing of it while maintaining your dignity!
THE FAMOUS CAKE
As usual we will have an amazing cake to round off the evening featuring covers of the books we’re celebrating in the mass book launch. This year, Amanda of Reilly Cakes will be our cake-maker extraordinaire. It’s sure to make a great centrepiece, so make sure you see it before it’s cut!
The cost is part of your conference fee – just bring your gladrags and insensible shoes and add happiness! Extra tickets for the party can be bought for the price of £17. If you need an extra ticket for a partner this can be bought and paid for on the booking form.