Two posts in one day is not great social media management, but I couldn’t wait to share the news that the programme is now fully up on the site, with links to the participant’s bios. It’s split by room, with the Friday night Fringe events, the Art Show presentations and the Games schedule under Other Programming. Signups are open […]
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September 30th, 2016 · Comments Off on BristolCon 2016 Progress Report 3a
September 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment
If you would like to see your ad in our programme book at BristolCon 2016, please contact me (Roz) on media[at]bristolcon[dot]org or on twitter @bristolcon within the next 7 days. We’re also still accepting items for goodie bags – if you have any flyers, bookmarks, promo cards or merchandise you’d like to send us please […]
September 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments
Just a quick note to let you know that we will be taking down the programme participation form this evening at 9pm. We’re excited to have already received record numbers of applications, and MEG is now faced with the enormous challenge of trying to fit as many people as possible into the right slots! Please […]
September 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Time Travel and Real Physics – A Presentation by Professor Ian Stewart
This year at BristolCon we are delighted to be hosting a presentation by Professor Ian Stewart entitled “Time Travel and Real Physics” in which, I am reliably assured, he is going to tell our membership exactly how to build a time machine. Not out of a Delorean, apparently, but he does say that this will […]
August 24th, 2015 · Comments Off on Evening Entertainment at BristolCon
Whilst the programme of panels and presentations is receiving the final flourishes and garnishes, we can now announce the line-up of entertainment for both the Friday and Saturday evenings at BristolCon. On Friday night there will be a fun, informal workshop on giving readings followed by an open mic event, and on Saturday we’ll have […]
June 4th, 2015 · Comments Off on Sarah Ash Returns to the BristolCon Art Room
Following the popularity of her talk on Mythology in Anime at BristolCon last year, Sarah Ash (The Flood Dragon’s Sacrifice) will be coming back to give a talk on Living Dolls. Here’s what she has to say about it. Persocoms, Giftias and Hybrid Children – manga and anime’s love affair with artificially created humans […]
May 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Gremlins in the Panel Form!
Hello all, Technical gremlins have chomped their way through our prototype panel form, so there will be a short interlude while we flush them out with flamethrowers, Fifth Element style. When we’ve driven them out we will be emailing the people who volunteered to be on panels, but there may be a slight delay. Sorry […]
May 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment
It’s that time of year when we start assigning people to panels at Bristolcon. We currently have a longlist of around 25 panels, which we will narrow down to the most popular 12-14 which we will run on the day. If you’d like to get involved in the programming, here’s the low-down. All our panelists […]
October 24th, 2014 · Comments Off on It’s Friday, Friday, Friday Night!
Friday Night is pre-Bristolcon night at the Doubletree, and here’s the skinny on what’s going down, dudes… Your BristolCon Committee will be at the hotel from around six – just follow the excited yelling. If you turn up and want to help we can find work for you, and if you stand still for too […]
October 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off on Small Group Sessions Highlight #5 – Mining the Past with Dev Agarwal
Dev Agarwal is an author of dark SF and historical fiction, as well as being a regular contributor of non-fiction to Albedo One and Focus magazines. At BristolCon this year he’s hosting a small group on brainstorming historical events for story ideas. If you fancy trying your hand at at a pseudo-Roman setting, exploring the […]