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Many thanks to all who supported the Edible Book Festival today despite the difficult weather conditions! Here are all the entries and winners. There are also some 360 degree photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/144464434@N06/albums/72157690979994472
There will be a delectable selection on display in the RSL Lounge on Thursday 2 March for the Radcliffe Science Library’s 2nd Annual Edible Book Festival to mark World Book Day.
This event is free and open to any member of University – students, staff (including Bodleian Libraries staff) – and external readers. Everyone is invited to enter their book-themed culinary creations by bringing them to the RSL Lounge between 9am and 11am on Thursday 2 March.
What is an edible book?
Edible Books are art pieces composed of food that are ‘bookish’, i.e. based on and represent a book title, a book cover, a character, a plot element or theme, or any other attribute or characteristic directly associated with a book, including its form.
What will happen at the event?
All entries will be exhibited, documented, then eaten!
Here’s the plan for the day:
- 9-11am Drop off entries
- 11am-1pm Viewing and voting
- 1pm Awards and refreshments
Prizes will be awarded in a number of categories:
- Most Creative
- Most Fun
- Most Bookish
- People’s Choice
If you don’t have time to make your own edible entry, join us in admiring the delicious creations. Everyone who attends will be able to vote for their favorite – the entry with the most votes will be awarded the People’s Choice award.
At 1pm everyone will grab forks and we will “eat our own words”!
Take a look at last year’s entries (www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/edible-book-festival/) or simply Google ‘edible book festival’ and you will find dozens of wonderful examples.
Remember, you don’t need to be a good cook. If you’ve got a great idea for an entry, we want to see it!
For more information or to register an entry contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The rules and an entry form can be found at http://tinyurl.com/EBF17rules.