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Peter Hill
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All Members and Friends of the Guild are welcome to attend regional as well as national meetings but are asked to register their interest with the organiser for catering and in case of limitations on numbers.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

CPD Event - Photography Workshop - Improving your photography skills. Training, tips and advice on SLR and Bridge camera modes, composition and lighting, coping with different subject matter. Venue: AGCO UK Headquarters, Abbey Park, Stareton, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2TQ. 10am-5pm. £95 including refreshments and lunch. Full details and booking here. Deadline: Thursday, July 14.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Deadline - Applications for funding and practical assistance with an overseas study project from the Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust. Read here about Guild member Caroline Stocks' Nuffield experience. Application details here or contact Fleur Fox at Pinstone Communications.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Event - Farmers Guardian: from tabloid to magazine. Editor Ben Briggs charts the journey, discusses new content, provides feedback to date, with Lantra providing an update on its activities. Time: 5.45pm for 6pm at Lantra head office, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwicks CV8 2LG. All Members and Friends of the Guild are welcome to attend this Midlands group event (£10) - please notify secretary Liz Snaith by Friday, July 29.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Deadline - Nominations for the Guild's Netherthorpe Award, presented to a Member in recognition of an outstanding and sustained contribution to the dissemination of knowledge and understanding about agriculture. See the Netherthorpe Award web page for more details and past winners, and to download a nomination form.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Deadline - Entries for Yara Journalism Awards. Three classes - Arable/Vegetable Crops; Grassland/Livestock; Environment/Rural Issues. Prizes - £1000 to each winner and a place at the Guild's Harvest Service & Lunch on Friday, September 23, 2016. Full details and entry form on the Yara awards web page.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Event - Guild Harvest Service, St Brides Church, Fleet Street, London. 11.00am. Traditional harvest service featuring the St Brides Choir. See previous events here. Details: Nikki Robertson, Guild secretary.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Event - Guild Harvest Lunch, Painters' Hall, 9 Little Trinity Lane, London EC4V 2AD - A Taste of Britain during Love British Food Fortnight. Drinks reception followed by lunch and Guild award presentations. See previous events here. Tickets can be reserved by contacting Guild secretary Nikki Robertson; ticket prices and full details to follow.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Council - The Guild's member representatives will meet to plan future events, activities and initiatives. Members should raise issues they would like considered by council at least two weeks in advance. Contact Guild secretary Nikki Robertson.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Deadline - Royalty claims to ALCS for UK published books and freelance articles. See here for details or visit the ALCS website.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Council - The Guild's member representatives meet to plan future events, activities and initiatives. Members should raise issues they would like considered by council at least two weeks in advance. Contact Guild secretary Nikki Robertson.

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