The organisers of the Russell Hoban Some-Poasyum would be extremely grateful for
your opinions and comments on the convention. It helps us to work out if we did
the right thing and if not, how we (or future organisers) could do it better or differently next time.
All questions are optional and all information is submitted
anonymously. Please leave blank any questions that are not applicable or which
you don't wish to answer.
Statistics gathered may be posted (in aggregated form to
protect respondents' anonymity) on this site and/or
the public Yahoo newsgroup/Russell Hoban Online Community.
This form is intended for those who attended the convention.
If you did not attend but are interested in the Some-Poasyum and future Russell
Hoban events, we would like to hear from you. Please
click here to give us your
THE SOME-POASYUM EVENT
Where did you first hear about the convention?
Please briefly state the main reasons you attended the
What was your favourite Some-Poasyum moment/experience?
What was your least favourite Some-Poasyum moment/experience?
Please rate your experience/opinion of the following:
Some-Poasyum organisation and planning
Amount of notice given
The Celebratory Booklet
Other welcome pack surprises
What was your opinion of the quality, choice, running order and time allocation
of the various activities? (There is a separate question specifically about food
and drink below.)
The Friend at Hand meeting
Il Fornello group dinner
The Tour of Hoban's London
The Punch & Judy Show at Nomad Books
Russell Hoban's appearance at Nomad Books
The Canterbury coach trip
The tour of Canterbury Cathedral
Eli Bishop's Riddley Walker reading
The Troubadour group dinner
Please rate the quality of the following as Some-Poasyum venues, taking into
account atmosphere, location, facilities, accessibility etc (there is a separate
question specifically about food and drink below):
The Friend at Hand
Did you find the accommodation suggestions on the website helpful?
If you attended a future Russell Hoban convention, would you prefer to stay in
the same hotel as all the other participants?
If so, what is the minimum level of accommodation you would consider?
Please rate the quality and value for money of the following:
Biting the wheel is not enough t-shirt
Trust me with the idea of you t-shirt
Riddley Walker cartoon mug
Merchandise ordering/customer service/after-sales service
FOOD AND DRINK
Please rate the quality of the food and drink at the following:
The Friend at Hand
Gaby's Deli (lunch stop on London tour)
How has your feedback been to your friends, family
and other Hoban fans about the Some-Poasyum?
Please rate your experience of the following:
Value for money
How could the organisers have improved the convention, or your experience of it?
Would you attend another Russell Hoban convention?
If so, what is the maximum price you would consider paying for a ticket? (GBP)
When do you think the next one should take place?
Which month(s) of the year would you most likely be able to take part? (Select
multiple months by holding down CTRL when clicking)
If you have any suggestions for the following, please enter them in the
Locations (not confined to London/UK!)
Any other general comments on the Russell Hoban Some-Poasyum:
This demographic information is entirely
voluntary and as with all data here will be submitted anonymously. It helps us
to establish a picture of the participants and may be useful to organisers of
future Russell Hoban conventions, especially if they decide to approach public
funding bodies or corporate sponsors. They may not do this, and the information gathered will only be used
for these reasons, if used at all.
Are you a member of The Kraken?
Interests (apart from Russell Hoban)
That's it! Thank you very much for completing this questionnaire - the
information gathered will be enormously appreciated.
Should you wish to further discuss the Russell Hoban Some-Poasyum, please do so
the public Yahoo newsgroup/Russell Hoban Online Community. If you would like to
feed back to us privately about this questionnaire, please email
nexovollma @ hoban2005.co.uk