Our artist Guest of Honour, Anne Sudworth, writes to let us know that some of her paintings have been selected to be shown in the 2012 Olympia International Fine Art Fair. This is serious big-time. Some of the works on display at the Fair will sell for hundreds of thousands of pounds, and there’s a […]
Entries from May 2012
May 30th, 2012 · Comments Off on Anne On Display
May 29th, 2012 · Comments Off on Buy Now And Save
The end of May is fast approaching, and with it the deadline for £15 memberships of BristolCon. If you want to secure the lowest possible price for your membership, please buy now. As of next month the price will rise to £20.
May 29th, 2012 · Comments Off on Congratulations, Emma!
Today’s big news is that local writer Emma Newman has been signed to a three book deal by Angry Robot. We are absolutely delighted for Emma. The books won’t hit the shops until spring next year, but we hope to learn a lot more about them from Emma at BristolCon. In the meantime, you can […]
May 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on Gareth Rescheduled
Gareth L. Powell‘s appearance on the Love and Science show on Bristol Community Radio has been rescheduled for 5:00pm on Monday May 28th. According to this tweet, Gareth will be sharing the show with Peter Fleming, a local historian who is a specialist on Bristol alchemists. If you can’t listen to the show live it […]
May 24th, 2012 · Comments Off on Melksham Comic Convention
This Saturday Melksham gets its first ever comic convention. Guests include Paul Cornell, and some BristolCon staff will be there. You can find out more about the event here.
May 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment
One of the delights of the Bristol Comics Expo was discovering that our friend Simon Gurr had a new comics project he was launching. What is more, it has a BristolCon connection. Some of you will already be aware of The Scarifyers, a series of audio plays in which Professor Dunning and Inspector Lionheart investigate […]
May 11th, 2012 · Comments Off on On The Radio
Two of our good friends will be appearing on Bristol Community Radio on Monday. 2012 guest of Honour, Gareth L. Powell, and award-winning science writer, Jon Turney, will be guests on the Love and Science show due to air at 5:00pm on May 14th. As is usual with BCFM, the show will be podcast in […]
May 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Comic Expo Time
The Bristol Comic Expo takes place this weekend. As well as the dealers’ area in the Passenger Shed at Temple Meads, there will be panel discussions and the like in the Ramada. There’s a full list of the events here. Friends of BristolCon who will feature on panels include Paul Cornell, Mark Buckingham, Mike Carey, […]
May 8th, 2012 · Comments Off on Toppings in June
Our friends at Toppings in Bath have excelled themselves for June with two exciting events. First up, all the way from California, Kim Stanley Robinson will be talking about and signing his new book, 2312. This one is already being talked about as a likely Hugo nominee next year. The event is on Friday 8th […]
May 7th, 2012 · Comments Off on Harriet Castor at Toppings
Our friend Harriet Castor will be hosting a Tudor evening at Toppings in Bath on Friday (11th) to promote her book, VIII. Further details and booking instructions can be found here.