MacFest, the UK's first independent Mac show since Expo 2000, will be held from 13-14 March at the Novotel, Hammersmith, London.

A second MacFest will take place on 16 March at Manchester's Contact Theatre. All shows are free and are open from 11am to 7pm.

Sponsored by Apple Online, MacLine and Macworld, MacFest is a roadshow for Mac enthusiasts, featuring Mac-friendly companies and a series of seminars from popular vendors.

A Titanium PowerBook G4 is up for grabs in a competition open to all attendees of either show. Free tickets are available at the MacFest Web site.