18 – 20 April 2023

The London Book Fair Drinks & Networking Reception


Please read the following information in detail and ensure that all steps are followed to ensure your entry to the event is as smooth as possible:  


We are looking forward to welcoming you to The London Book Fair Drinks & Networking Reception on the 23rd of September at The Hurlingham Club with the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to Margaret Busby OBE. Prior to the event, all attendees must complete this form to commit to the admission policy and COVID safe guidelines. Note, entry to the event begins at 12pm.  


All attendees will need to demonstrate proof of COVID-19 status for entry to the event. This will need to be one of the following:

  • Proof of completion of a full course of vaccination two weeks prior to arrival.
  • Proof of a negative lateral Flow Test or PCR result taken within 48hours of arrival.
  • Proof of natural immunity shown by a positive PCR test result for COVID-19, lasting for 180 days from the date of the positive test and following completion of the self-isolation period.

You will need to present a text, email or pass (via the NHS App, note that this is not the NHS Track and Trace app) to verify your COVID status upon arrival (or alternative recognised proof). Please also ensure you take a screenshot of your status in case there are any issues with this information loading upon arrival.


For further details on COVID passes, please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/covid-pass/.

For more information about safety at our events please view the following Safety at our Event.