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Entries from August 2013

New SF Book Club in Bath

August 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

The fabulous Bath bookstore, Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights, is starting a science fiction book club (thank you, Emma!). The first meeting will take place at at 6.45pm in The Salamander pub on Wednesday September 18th. The book of the night is We by Yevgeny Zamyatin: The citizens of the One State live in […]

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Membership List Update

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off on Membership List Update

We have updated our online membership list. You can find it here. Also we have started adding guest bios based on responses to our programme participant questionnaire. You can find those here.

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Fringe Reading: Gareth L. Powell & Myfanwy Rodman

August 15th, 2013 · Comments Off on Fringe Reading: Gareth L. Powell & Myfanwy Rodman

The inaugural BristolCon Fringe Reading will take place in the back room of the Shakespeare Tavern, 68 Prince St. on Monday August 19th. The event will start at 7:30pm, and food will be available until 9:00pm. The guests for August are Gareth L. Powell and Myfanwy Rodman. Gareth L. Powell is the author of the […]

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Fringe Update

August 9th, 2013 · Comments Off on Fringe Update

We have now filled out the December meeting, and added two in 2014. The current schedule is now as follows: Monday 19th August: Gareth L Powell & Myfanwy Rodman Monday 23rd September: Tim Maughan & Piotr Sweitlik Monday 18th November: Jonathan L Howard & Ian Milstead Monday 16th December: Joanne Hall & Kevlin Henney Monday […]

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Our Hotel Gets A Facelift

August 7th, 2013 · Comments Off on Our Hotel Gets A Facelift

As you are hopefully aware by now, our hotel has new owners. It is now a Hilton Doubletree property. As part of the change-over, it has been completely redecorated. We think that you will like the results. Here are some pictures. The biggest change is that the ground floor and staircase up to reception has […]

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The Kraken Rises

August 6th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Kraken Rises

Our good friends at the Bristol Festival of Literature have organized an SF&F-themed event that will take place the weekend before BristolCon. According to the event notice, it will include a writing competition, with the top 10 stories to be published by Angry Robot as an ebook. Six fabulous authors will be involved in the […]

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Introducing BristolCon Fringe Readings

August 5th, 2013 · Comments Off on Introducing BristolCon Fringe Readings

For some time now we have been looking at setting up a regular readings programme in Bristol at which we can showcase the many fine local and visiting writers in our city. We are delighted to announce that we now have a venue in place, and an initial programme of events. The readings will take […]

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