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Jon Courtenay Grimwood at Bath Literature Festival 3rd March

February 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Jon Courtenay Grimwood at Bath Literature Festival 3rd March

Our GoH Jon Courtenay Grimwood will be appearing at the Bath Literature Festival in his more literary guise of ‘Jonathan Grimwood’. He’ll be discussing¬†The Last Banquet with food writer John Walsh, at the Guildhall on 3rd March. You can find out more from canongate.

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Ack-Ack Macaque on BSFA Hitlist… I mean Shortlist.

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off on Ack-Ack Macaque on BSFA Hitlist… I mean Shortlist.

We at BristolCon are thrilled to see that our friend and former Guest of Honour Gareth L Powell has his novel Ack-Ack Macaque short-listed in the Best Novel category for the 2013 BSFA awards. It was only a matter of time before the monkey got the recognition he deserves, and any suggestion that the monkey […]

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It’s A Wrap

October 29th, 2013 · Comments Off on It’s A Wrap

BristolCon is over for another year, and your committee is slowly recovering from the weekend’s madness. We’ll get the website updates for 2014 soon, but in the meantime there are two important things to do. Firstly, next year. The 2014 BristolCon will be on October 18th at the usual venue. Our writer Guests of Honour […]

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Welcome: Liz Williams

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Welcome: Liz Williams

We are delighted to announce that one of the West Country’s finest science fiction and fantasy authors, Liz Williams, will be able to attend BristolCon this year. Liz is normally very busy around the end of October. When you own a witchcraft shop, Hallowe’en is one of the busiest times of the year. However, circumstances […]

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Philip Reeve Kaffeklatsch Pre-Booking Full

October 11th, 2013 · Comments Off on Philip Reeve Kaffeklatsch Pre-Booking Full

Pre-booking for the Philip Reeve kaffeklatsch is now full. There are still four places held back for people to book at the con, so if you want a place you may still be lucky. It is still possible to pre-book places for the other kaffeklatsches. These include our other writer Guest of Honour, Storm Constantine, […]

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When Emma Met Mary

October 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off on When Emma Met Mary

It occurs to us that some of you might now know much about this Mary Robinette Kowal person whom we are all so excited about. Well, our dear friend Emma Newman knows her quite well, and recently Emma invited Mary into her Secret Tea Lair for a nice cup of tea, Bath buns, and a […]

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Graham Higgins – Drawing at BristolCon

October 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off on Graham Higgins – Drawing at BristolCon

We are very pleased to welcome Graham Higgins, a newcomer to BristolCon, who will be sketching in the corridor outside the art room during the day. Graham’s earliest memories are populated with characters from hand-drawn Disney movies and Looney Tunes shorts, comics like Buster and Beezer and Dudley D Watkins “Oor Willie” and “The Broons” […]

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Welcome, Mary Robinette Kowal

September 27th, 2013 · Comments Off on Welcome, Mary Robinette Kowal

We are delighted to announce that this year’s BristolCon will be graced by the presence of multi-Hugo Award winning writer, podcaster, voice actor and puppeteer, Mary Robinette Kowal. Here’s her bio: Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of Shades of Milk and Honey (Tor, 2010) and Glamour in Glass (Tor, 2012). In 2008 she received […]

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BristolCon Welcomes Ian Schofield

September 18th, 2013 · Comments Off on BristolCon Welcomes Ian Schofield

We are very happy to welcome a new guest to our art display this year. Ian Schofield is a Taunton-based digital artist and freelance fantasy illustrator. He will be drawing digitally in the artroom on the day, so you can ask any questions, get some art tips or just stop by his table and say […]

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Membership List Update

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off on Membership List Update

We have updated our online membership list. You can find it here. Also we have started adding guest bios based on responses to our programme participant questionnaire. You can find those here.

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