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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, April 27, 2017

CPD Event - Writing for online audiences: a practical look at the challenges of writing material for online audiences, considering how people read online, plus how to structure and write online news, long-form pieces and social media updates. Venue: AGCO UK Headquarters, Abbey Park, Stoneleigh, Warwicks CV8 2TQ. Time: 9am-5pm. Cost: £95 including lunch and refreshments. Full details and booking here. Deadline: Wednesday, April 19.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Council - The Guild's member representatives will meet at Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts 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.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Event - An exclusive visit for updates on latest resources available to scientists at the World-renowned Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ plus the Guild's annual general meeting. Registration from 11.45am, AGM 12.15pm, lunch then Rothamsted presentation and tour. Please contact Guild secretary Nikki Robertson if you plan to attend or to give apologies for absence. More details here.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

CPD Event - Practical video-making: a hands-on video-making skills training course covering interviews and vox pops, lighting, sound and microphones, and editing. Venue: Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ. Time: 9.30am-4.00pm including Guild annual general meeting. Cost £100 including lunch and refreshments. Full details and booking here. Deadline: Monday, May 1.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Deadline - Entries for the Guild's IAgrE Award for the best articles or broadcasts covering the role of engineering in land-based industries, including the agriculture, horticulture, forestry, amenity and environment sectors. £1000 prize fund. Details here.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

CPD Event - Writing opinion pieces, blogposts and reviews: a practical workshop covering 'opinion' writing, with tips on producing a variety of opinion pieces for print and online - from editorials and columns to opinion-based blogposts and reviews. Venue: AGCO UK Headquarters, Abbey Park, Stoneleigh, Warwicks CV8 2TQ. Time: 9am-5pm. Cost: £95 including lunch and refreshments. Full details and booking here. Deadline: Wednesday, May 3.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

CPD Event - win that pitch: a practical workshop for anyone who has to pitch story ideas to magazine, newspaper and website editors. Venue: AGCO UK Headquarters, Abbey Park, Stoneleigh, Warwicks CV8 2TQ. Time: 9am-5pm. Cost: £95 including lunch and refreshments. Full details and booking here. Deadline: Wednesday, May 10.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

CPD Event - Harnessing the power of social media: how to use social media successfully for brand promotion and awareness. Venue: AGCO UK Headquarters, Abbey Park, Stoneleigh, Warwicks CV8 2TQ. Time: 9am-5pm. Cost: £95 including lunch and refreshments. Full details and booking here. Deadline: Wednesday, May 17.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Event - Guild Bangers 'n' Beer reception for Members and Friends at the Cereals Event, Chrishall Grange, Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire. Time: 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Food, drink and good company. Details: Nikki Robertson, Guild general secretary.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Event - Guild reception, Royal Highland Show, Ingliston near Edinburgh - a feast of Scottish food and drink! From 6-8pm adjoining press centre in the Highland Hall. Details: Nikki Robertson, general secretary.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Council - The Guild's member representatives will meet at The Farmers Club, London 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.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Council - The Guild's member representatives will meet at The Farmers Club, London 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.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Event - Guild Harvest Service, St Brides Church, Fleet Street, London. 10.45am. Traditional harvest service featuring the St Brides Choir, generously sponsored by Yara UK. See previous events here. For booking details, contact Nikki Robertson, Guild secretary.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Event - Guild Harvest Lunch, Painters' Hall, 9 Little Trinity Lane, London EC4V 2AD - A Taste of Britain. Drinks reception followed by lunch and Guild award presentations. See previous events here. Booking details to be confirmed. Info: Guild secretary Nikki Robertson.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Council - The Guild's member representatives meet at The Farmers Club, London 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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