Summer Lunch and The 2015 Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction Results

Summer Lunch and 2015 Non-Fiction Competition Results.

Our summer lunch took place at Nantyffin Cider Mill Inn near Crickhowell on what seemed to be a chilly Autumn day.

Richard & Hope Booth (centre) Juliet Foster (far left) Philip Foster (far right)

Richard & Hope Booth (centre) Juliet Foster (far left) Philip Foster (far right)

We enjoyed wonderful food in delightful surroundings. The highlight was the prize-giving for the Richard Booth Non-Fiction Competition, Richard and his wife Hope joined us for lunch.

The judge this year was Colin McDowell: Top fashion commentator, journalist and academic who has also published twenty books. For many years Colin was the chief fashion writer for the Sunday Times and in 2008 awarded an MBE for services to fashion. He is a fellow of The Royal Society of Arts and in 2010 he was appointed Senior Fellow of the Royal College of Art.
http://www.colinmcdowell.com/

Colin McDowell Photograph c/o Butterboom Publications HK

Colin McDowell
Photograph c/o Butterboom Publications HK

Colin McDowell was unable to attend the lunch so Richard Booth kindly made the presentations for the prize which bears his name.

The winners for 2015 were

First prize :   Emma van Woerkom

Joint second:   Frances Copping and Jenny Green.

Congratulations to you.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s