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The programme for 2017 is here

October 15th, 2017 · 3 Comments

BristolCon is a mere two weeks away and today we can reveal the programme in all its glory. We think you’ll agree that it’s full of delight and would love to hear here, on Twitter or on Facebook what you’re looking forward to the most! The Programme

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Tags: Bristol · Events · Guests · Membership · Programme · Workshops · Writing

Bristol HorrorCon & Bristol Festival of Literature

October 11th, 2017 · Comments Off on Bristol HorrorCon & Bristol Festival of Literature

We share October with two other ace events in the calendar –Bristol HorrorCon at which guest of honour Jonathan L Howard features and Bristol Festival of Literature who are running 10 days worth of events including in Redcliffe cavs, in a pop up cafe and a book fair at PRSC check their website for what’s on

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Tags: Books · Bristol · Writing

The old pound coin is going out of circulation

September 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on The old pound coin is going out of circulation

We’ll not be accepting it as by the time BristolCon rolls round the round pound coin will no longer be legal tender. Make sure you raid your piggy banks, do a good rummage down the back of the sofa and grab the old pounds and spend them before the 15th October!

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Program participation forms

September 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on Program participation forms

As BristolCon rapidly approaches we have sent out program participation forms to those of you who have volunteered for the program. We’ve been going through the ones we’ve received so far. If you’ve got one and haven’t filled it in please do so ASAP. If you haven’t had one and want one please mail programme […]

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Tags: Bristol · Programme

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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North By Southwest Authors Longlisted for Years Best Horror Vol 8

August 2nd, 2016 · 1 Comment

I’m very happy to be able to share the news that two stories from North By Southwest, the North Bristol Writers anthology that was partly funded by The BristolCon Foundation, have been longlisted for Ellen Datlow’s Best New Horror Volume 8. The stories are “House Blood” by Ian Millsted (Silence Rides Alone), and “Latitude” by […]

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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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Tags: Bristol · Events · Fringe

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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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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Tags: Bristol · Events · Movies