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Entries from October 2012

Bryan Talbot in Bristol

October 31st, 2012 · Comments Off on Bryan Talbot in Bristol

On November 14th the Festival of Ideas will be running an evening event in conjunction with Jonathan Cape graphic novels. Amongst the creators present will be Bryan Talbot. Bryan is one of the UK’s foremost comics creators and has worked on Judge Dredd and Batman in addition to his own creations such as Luther Arkwright […]

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On the Radio

October 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on On the Radio

We’ve been adding to the list of blogs about this year’s BristolCon as they came in. Check them all out here. In addition we are delighted to have get mentioned on local radio again. Mary Milton of Bristol Community FM attended the convention and talked to a number of people. Her report on the One […]

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Reportage

October 24th, 2012 · 2 Comments

In this post we’ll be gathering links to reports of the convention that we have found in the blogosphere. If you have written a report that we haven’t linked to, or seen one we’ve missed, please let us know. Rosie Oliver Danie Ware Sam Pearson Nick Walters Ben Jeapes Leslianne Wilder Jennie Gyllblad Fran Terminiello […]

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From The Chair

October 24th, 2012 · Comments Off on From The Chair

Well, that’s BristolCon over for another year. This year our Con was enlivened by a midnight fire alarm and the presence of a certain monkey in a flying suit. We also managed to discover a rare strain of time-travelling con lurgy that somehow ravaged many of the attendees before the con had even started — […]

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Thank You, Everyone, And See You Next Year

October 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Hello everyone. As you can probably imagine, the BristolCon Committee is in serious collapse mode today. However, we have been following what you have been saying on Twitter, and other social networks. We’ve been overwhelmed with how kind everyone has been. Some proper thanks will go up here in a few days time, but for […]

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Danie Ware Signing Reminder

October 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on Danie Ware Signing Reminder

This is a reminder that Danie ware will be signing her debut novel, Ecko Rising, at Forbidden Planet in Bristol tomorrow (Friday 19th) from 13:00 to 14:00. Hopefully we’ll see some of you there.

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In the Media

October 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on In the Media

Hey look, it’s us! (Well, Fearless Leader Jo anyway), and we’re BIG. Not content with that, Jo was also interviewed on BCFM Radio. She blogs about it, and provides a link to the show, here.

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Membership Price Reminder

October 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on Membership Price Reminder

If you are planning on turning up at BristolCon and haven’t yet bought a membership, please remember to do so in advance. It is £25 on the door, but only £20 if you buy through the website.

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Kaffelatsch Reminder

October 17th, 2012 · Comments Off on Kaffelatsch Reminder

The Kaffleklatsch with Philip Reeve and Moira Young is already full. If you are interested in any of the others, please sign up now to avoid disappointment. Details here.

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Joe Abercrombie in Bristol

October 16th, 2012 · Comments Off on Joe Abercrombie in Bristol

Joe Abercrombie will be signing his new book, A Red Country, in Bristol on October 20th. He’s doing it at Waterstones in The Galleries, which is smart because the queues are likely to be far bigger than we’d have room for. That’s timed for 2:00pm to 3:00pm, but may well go on longer if Joe […]

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