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Entries from July 2014

BristolCon Fringe 21st July feat. Ken Shinn & Andy Goodman

July 19th, 2014 · Comments Off on BristolCon Fringe 21st July feat. Ken Shinn & Andy Goodman

This Monday evening summons forth our July instalment of the BristolCon Fringe reading series at the Shakespeare Tavern. Featured this month are Andy Goodman, and local writer Ken Shinn, whose short story “Case of the Vapours” opened Airship Shape and Bristol Fashion. The usual format applies: we start at 7.30 at the back room of the Shakespeare, which is on […]

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Tags: Fringe

Would-be panelists: Have you got your membership for BristolCon yet?

July 1st, 2014 · Comments Off on Would-be panelists: Have you got your membership for BristolCon yet?

This week our Programme director, MEG, will start the lengthy and brain-bendingly complex process of finalising our panel items and fitting people into them, as well as making lovely things happen such as readings and book-signings. At BristolCon we don’t dictate the panel selection; we ask potential panelists to tell us which of the suggested topics […]

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Tags: Membership · Programme

Joe Abercrombie ‘Half a King’ Waterstones Bristol July 5th

July 1st, 2014 · Comments Off on Joe Abercrombie ‘Half a King’ Waterstones Bristol July 5th

‘Lord Grimdark’. aka BristolCon’s 2010 Geust of Honour Joe Abercrombie, is off on tour promoting his new YA saga Half a King. He’ll be at Waterstones in the Galleries at 1:30 pm on Saturday 5th July. If you’re interested in attending call in at the shop or contact them on: 0117 925 2274 You can find out more about […]

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Tags: Bristol · Events

BristolCon Welcomes Recycled Robots

July 1st, 2014 · Comments Off on BristolCon Welcomes Recycled Robots

We’d like to welcome Dan Gardiner of “Gardiner’s Recycled Robots” to our 2014 Art Room. Dan says – “Gardiner’s Recycled Robots are unique found object robot sculptures, assembled with care and attention to detail. They are made from objects found in skips, bins, charity shops and car boot sales. Each sculpture is a unique and […]

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Tags: Art · Guests