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Change to the Friday Night Schedule

October 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Change to the Friday Night Schedule

In a change to our previously published schedule, the workshop ‘How (Not) to Give a Good Reading’ running before the Open Mic even on Friday 28th will start at 18:45. There will be a short presentation from David Gullen and Gaie Sebold followed by a Q&A and then a short break before the Open Mic. If […]

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Alastair Reynolds Signing At Forbidden Planet Bristol – Thursday October 6th

September 30th, 2016 · Comments Off on Alastair Reynolds Signing At Forbidden Planet Bristol – Thursday October 6th

Heads up, Bristol people! Former Bristolcon Guest of Honour Alastair Reynolds will be signing copies of his latest SF space pirate adventure novel, Revenger, at Forbidden Planet in Bristol at 6pm on Thursday 6th October 2016 – be there if you can! The galaxy has seen great empires rise and fall. Planets have shattered and […]

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Bristol Sunset Cinema Presents…. Close Encounters and Starship Troopers

August 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on Bristol Sunset Cinema Presents…. Close Encounters and Starship Troopers

The very lovely people at Bristol Sunset Cinema are following up last year’s successful screening of The Princess Bride with a series of screenings across venues in Bristol this summer of a range of classic films. Tickets are available now for Close Encounters of the Third Kind at Ashton Court at 8pm on September 4th […]

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BristolCon Fringe Crime Special! Featuring Paul Cornell and Martyn Waites (Tania Carver) – May 16th 2016

May 5th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Come on down to the BristolCon Fringe the month for our first ever Crime Special! We are lucky enough to be hosting former BristolCon Guest of Honour Paul Cornell, author of the Shadow Police novels (Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Shadow Police) launches in Forbidden Planet in Bristol and that London at the end of the […]

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Bristol Film Festival – Coming March 2016

February 19th, 2016 · Comments Off on Bristol Film Festival – Coming March 2016

Bristol is having its inaugural Film Festival in March 2016, and there are plenty of genre-related goodies on the programme for you to enjoy! Forbidden Planet with an introduction from Dr Pete Falconer Friday 11th March, 9pm Auditorium, Arnolfini Tickets: £7.50  adults, £5.00 concessions (under 18, OAP, student), 10% discount for NHS/police/fire/armed forces (enter SERVICESDISCOUNT […]

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Fight Like A Girl launch party, 2nd April 2016

January 29th, 2016 · 2 Comments

The BristolCon Foundation’s first sponsored projected of 2016 is the launch party for Kristell Ink’s new anthology Fight Like A Girl. The launch will take place at The Hatchet Inn, Frogmore Street, Bristol (one of only two surviving medieval inns in the city centre) on Saturday April 2nd from 1pm-5.30pm. There’ll be swordplay from contributing author Fran Terminiello and […]

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Cube Cinema – Galaxy Quest and Live Stand-Up!

January 21st, 2016 · Comments Off on Cube Cinema – Galaxy Quest and Live Stand-Up!

Those good people at the Cube Cinema in Bristol are all geared up to bring you a cinematic and comedic treat. On February 27th at 7.30pm, the Cube are putting on an evening of live standup comedy culminating in a showing of the 35mm print of Galaxy Quest, recently voted the 7th-best Star Trek film […]

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One-off Showing of Labyrinth at Bristol Watershed – Buy Your Tickets Now!

January 19th, 2016 · Comments Off on One-off Showing of Labyrinth at Bristol Watershed – Buy Your Tickets Now!

In honour of the great David Bowie, in what is (un)arguably his finest moment on screen, those lovely folks at Bristol Watershed are going to be showing Labyrinth on Feb 14th at 11.30am, and tickets are available from their website right now. http://www.watershed.co.uk/whatson/7139/labyrinth/ You should probably grab these quickly; tickets are going to be snatched […]

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December Fringe

December 2nd, 2015 · 3 Comments

Come to the last BristolCon Fringe event of 2015 to hear Simon Kewin and Sarah Ash read from their work and endure gentle interrogation – with mince pies! Simon Kewin – Author has had over 100 published short stories, and is the author of cyberpunk novel The Genehunter and fantasy novels Engn and Hedge Witch. […]

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Improvising the Future

November 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Improvising the Future

On the 10th & 11th December the Bristol Improv Theatre brings to the stage the very first show produced by brand new improvised theatre company Unscripted Players! “What the Future Holds” takes a look at how technology has become such an intrinsic part of our lives, but is it always a force for good? Technology mega-company FutureTech […]

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