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The Society of Authors in Scotland: AGM and lunch

15 October @ 10:40 - 14:00 BST

Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join the Society of Authors in Scotland for their AGM on Saturday 15 October at 11am. After two years of online AGMs, we’re so happy to be able to hold our AGM as a hybrid event this year. We plan to have a real celebration of the Society of Authors in Scotland when we will meet again to hear from Heather Parry, our wonderful new Senior Policy and Liaison Manager, finalise the election of new members to the committee and then have lunch together to exchange news and catch up. This has been a busy year so far for the Society of Authors in Scotland and there’s a lot to celebrate together.

The AGM will run online on Zoom and in person at the stunning Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre in Palmerston Place, Edinburgh (very handy for Haymarket Station).

**If you would like to attend the AGM and lunch, please select the AGM and lunch ticket when booking. There’s no need to book a separate in person AGM ticket**  

The order of the day will be:

10.40: Coffee and tea for members on arrival at Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

11.00: AGM (online and in person)

Reports from the Chair, Treasurer and Secretary
Finalising election of new members to the Committee
Report from Heather Parry, SoA Senior Policy & Liaison Manager (Scotland), on her first nine months in post, and a chance for you to ask questions

12.30–14.00: Hot buffet lunch

 

Please note that we will ensure that all those attending meet each other and have a great time, especially those joining for the first time – we want everyone to be involved!

 

Online attendance
We’d love to see as many people in person as possible on the day, but any member will also be able to join us on Zoom for the AGM, and all will be able to contribute fully.

 

Booking
Attendance at the AGM, either in-person or online, is free. However, we do need you to book in advance. Please book by 30 September at midday using the form below for either in person or online attendance.

 

Lunch
For those who can stay with us after the AGM, we have a great 2 course buffet being provided by Food@Xanders. The cost of the lunch will be £25.00, and you can book and pay using the form below.

 

The menu will be:

Main course

Beef bourguignon with baby potatoes

or

Vegan sweet potato, chickpea and spinach curry with rice

 

Dessert

Plum frangipane tart with orange and vanilla crème fraiche

or

Vegan chocolate and raspberry brownie with berry compote

 

You will actually be able to taste all of the above options, as they will be laid out buffet style, but we ask you to select your preference so that the caterer has an idea of numbers.

We will also be offering you wine and soft drinks at very reasonable prices, and for those who would like to continue their catch ups after lunch, the venue has a nice café downstairs where you can continue chatting all afternoon!

 

Please get in touch if you have any questions or have any issues when booking your ticket. Please book your tickets via the Eventbrite booking form at the bottom of this page.  If you would like to attend the AGM and lunch, please select the AGM and lunch ticket when booking. There’s no need to book a separate in person AGM ticket. Bookings close midday on Friday 30 September.

Venue

The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre
25 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AP
Edinburgh, EH12 5AP GB
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