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Entries from August 2010

William Gibson in Bristol

August 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on William Gibson in Bristol

Legendary science fiction author, William Gibson, will be appearing at the Watershed on the evening of October 6th. Don’t miss this rare chance to welcome one of the giants of the field to Bristol. Booking details here.

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New in the Art Show

August 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on New in the Art Show

We are delighted to announce that James Iles will be exhibiting in our Art Show. Check out his work here.

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September Events

August 10th, 2010 · Comments Off on September Events

The fine people at Fantasy Events UK, who are responsible for the Bristol Comics Expo, have a couple of other West Country events due up in September. On Saturday September 11th they will be in Taunton Games Day and Comics Fair (organized in conjunction with Krackers). It is at the Albermarle Centre from 10:30am to […]

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Cheryl Starts A Company

August 4th, 2010 · Comments Off on Cheryl Starts A Company

BristolCon’s web mistress, Cheryl Morgan, has announced the formation of a new publishing company. While Wizard’s Tower Press will focus mainly on ebooks, and an online magazine, they will publish some print books as well. Their first paper publication will be Dark Spires, an anthology of fantastic stories set in the West of England and […]

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Gareth Signs with Solaris

August 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Gareth Signs with Solaris

BristolCon committee member, Gareth L. Powell, has hit the big time. He has sold a novel to Solaris. The Recollection, due for release in September 2011, was described by editor Jon Oliver as a “mix of SF, Space-Opera and contemporary fiction”. More details are available on Gareth’s website.

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Kirk On Show

August 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Kirk On Show

Local artist, Kirk Stacey, has an exhibition of his work on at Room 212 all this week. Further details are available here.

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Kat Unleashed

August 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Kat Unleashed

Today is an exciting day for BristolCon guest, Stephanie Burgis. Her debut novel is now available in the shops. A Most Improper Magick is a Regency era fantasy aimed at children between the ages of 10 and 15. It stars the incorrigible and unladylike Kat Stephenson who notes: I was twelve years of age when […]

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