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Entries from April 2013

Patrick Ness Reminder

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off on Patrick Ness Reminder

Author, Patrick Ness, will be appearing at The Birdcage on Thursday night. New editions of his award-winning Chaos Walking series, each volume including a new short story, will be published that day. You should be able to find copies of them in Foyles that day if you want to take then along and get them […]

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Tim in the Post

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off on Tim in the Post

Local author, Tim Maughan is the subject of a major feature in the Bristol Post today. You can read it online here, or of course pop out and get a paper copy so that you can get him to sign it next time you see him.

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The Transformation Begins

April 28th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Transformation Begins

The transformation of our hotel into a Hilton Doubletree is underway. The photo above shows the new signage being put in place on the exterior of the building.

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Membership List Online

April 27th, 2013 · Comments Off on Membership List Online

It is almost May now, and we’d like to remind you that only have just over a month to take advantage of the special low early membership price of £15. If you can’t remember whether you have bought one yet, we’ve put the current membership list online here.

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New Anthology: Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion

April 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

The BristolCon Foundation, in collaboration with Wizard’s Tower Press, is delighted to announce a call for submissions for a new anthology of locally-based steampunk stories: Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion. The full Call for Submissions is available at the Wizard’s Tower Press website. The short version is that we are looking for stories set in […]

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Readings in May

April 4th, 2013 · Comments Off on Readings in May

On the evening of May 2nd two-time Carnegie Medal winner Patrick Ness will be reading at The Birdcage. He’s supported by another writer of children’s fantasy novels, Matt Haig. And there will be music. To book go here. Later in the month, Waterstones have two huge events. Fantasy legend, Raymond E. Feist will be in […]

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Philip Does The Doctor

April 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off on Philip Does The Doctor

Our Guest of Honour, Philip Reeve, had some exciting news on his blog this week: he has written a Doctor Who novel. The book will be released later this month. Philip talks about the writing of The Roots of Evil, and his affection for Tom Baker’s Doctor, here.

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Thunderbolt Tonight

April 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off on Thunderbolt Tonight

This is a reminder that the April Word of Mouth event takes place at The Thunderbolt tonight. This one is showcasing the Bristol Short Story Prize, and our good friends Kevlin Henney and Tania Hershman will be performing. Details here.

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