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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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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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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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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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Ivory Towers – Exhibition in Bristol Featuring Former GOH Julian Quaye

December 1st, 2015 · 1 Comment

Former BristolCon Artist GOH Julian Quaye will be displaying some of his work in an exhibition entitled ‘Ivory Towers’ in Bristol this week. The exhibition runs from December 1st -7th at PAPER Arts / Co-lab, 51-53, Merchant Street, Broadmead BS1 3EE, and “showcases the work of three artists each with his own unique style but […]

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Bristol Festival of Literature – Events For Your Diary

October 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bristol Festival of Literature – Events For Your Diary

The annual Bristol Festival of Literature is almost upon us, and there are several events running that should be of interest to BristolConnies. BristolCon regular Jonathan L Howard is involved in two events. Firstly there will be An Evening At The Fear Institute taking place at Smoke and Mirrors, just off the Centre on October […]

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Amnesty Bristol – Comic And Graphic Novel Sale!

September 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Amnesty Bristol – Comic And Graphic Novel Sale!

Our friends at the legendary Amnesty Bookshop, 103 Gloucester Road, are having one of their semi-regular comic and graphic novel sales on Saturday 12th September between 1-5pm. They have huge quantities of stock in mint or near mint condition, including some rarities, so get down there and flick through the racks. We also have a […]

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