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Entries from September 2012

Anne Exhibits Again

September 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on Anne Exhibits Again

Hot on the heels of her appearance at the Berkeley Square Fine arts Fair, Anne Sudworth has another exhibition in London. This time she is at at the beautiful SW1 Gallery in Belgravia, London. Over thirty pieces of her work will be on show in an exhibition called ‘Out of the Light’. The exhibition will […]

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Monstrous Movies at The Watershed

September 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on Monstrous Movies at The Watershed

Look out, people, on Saturday October 6th Godzilla and King Kong will be battling it out in Bristol Harbour! Well, not exactly in person. There is a double bill of Japanese science fiction films at The Watershed that day. The films being shown are: Matango: Fungus of Terror (1963) King Kong v Godzilla (1962) Both […]

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Colinthology News

September 24th, 2012 · Comments Off on Colinthology News

Jo and Roz have been hard at work on the Colin Harvey memorial anthology. We now have a full Table of Contents. For that and other news, see Jo’s blog.

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Bath Children’s Literature Festival

September 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on Bath Children’s Literature Festival

It is LitFest time again in Bath, and as this is the kids’ version there’s loads of SF, F and H on show. Here are some highlights: Sunday September 30th, 3:30pm – Darren Shan, Zom-B Sunday September 30th, 5:30pm – JD Sharpe, Oliver Twisted Monday October 1st, 7:30pm – JT Colgan, Doctor Who: Dark Horizons […]

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Our Spaceship Explained

September 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on Our Spaceship Explained

By now you are probably familiar with the BristolCon spaceship, as designed by Andy Bigwood. You can probably guess why its nose looks like it does. However, you may be wondering why it has that big ring around it. Well, now all can be revealed. It is the warp drive. At last week’s 100 Year […]

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October – SF Month in Bristol

September 17th, 2012 · Comments Off on October – SF Month in Bristol

OK, so the weather might be cooling doing, but the SF scene is heating up around here. We have a bunch of great SF-related events happening in Bristol this October. Wednesday October 3rd: Our Guest of Honour, Gareth L. Powell, and fellow local writer, Tim Maughan, will be reading at The Thunderbolt on Wells Road […]

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Forthcoming Events Elsewhere

September 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment

BristolCon is scarily close, but if you are a convention junkie there’s plenty you can do between now and then. This coming weekend in Northampton they are having an International Comics Expo. There are plenty of big name comics creators attending, but the main reason for going has to be their Guest of Honour. Who […]

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Trowbridge Reminder

September 11th, 2012 · Comments Off on Trowbridge Reminder

This week sees the start of the first ever Trowbridge Arts Festival. On Saturday (Sept. 15th) they are having a science fiction and fantasy day. Attending writers include Joe Abercrombie, Moira Young, Juliet E. McKenna, Jonathan L. Howard and Guy Hayley. Andy Bigwood has an art exhibition. Trowbridge is less than an hour from Bristol […]

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Welcome Back, Jennie Gyllblad

September 11th, 2012 · Comments Off on Welcome Back, Jennie Gyllblad

We are delighted to welcome back artist Jennie Gyllblad to BristolCon. Last year she was busily doing portraits of con attendees, and we hope she’ll do that again, but she has also been hard at work on comics such as Skal and Clockwork Watch.

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Cheap Hotel Deal

September 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Cheap Hotel Deal

We have noticed that the Ramada currently has a special offer going that may be of interest to those of you coming from outside Bristol. You do have to pay in advance, and you can’t cancel or transfer your booking. You also need to be 2 people staying for 2 nights. But if that suits […]

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