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Entries from September 2016

BristolCon 2016 Progress Report 3a

September 30th, 2016 · Comments Off on BristolCon 2016 Progress Report 3a

Two posts in one day is not great social media management, but I couldn’t wait to share the news that the programme is now fully up on the site, with links to the participant’s bios. It’s split by room, with the Friday night Fringe events, the Art Show presentations and the Games schedule under Other Programming. Signups are open […]

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BristolCon Does Do Costume

September 30th, 2016 · Comments Off on BristolCon Does Do Costume

…we said we would never, never, but the eagle-eyed among you may already have noticed the discreet mention of CosPlay on the Entertainment page and in my June Progress Report. Since Halloween is upon us, Bristolcon is holding a costume competition. Costumes can be spooky, spiffy (steampunk is on topic for the con this year!) or […]

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Alastair Reynolds Signing At Forbidden Planet Bristol – Thursday October 6th

September 30th, 2016 · Comments Off on Alastair Reynolds Signing At Forbidden Planet Bristol – Thursday October 6th

Heads up, Bristol people! Former Bristolcon Guest of Honour Alastair Reynolds will be signing copies of his latest SF space pirate adventure novel, Revenger, at Forbidden Planet in Bristol at 6pm on Thursday 6th October 2016 – be there if you can! The galaxy has seen great empires rise and fall. Planets have shattered and […]

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BristolCon 2016 Progress Report 3

September 27th, 2016 · Comments Off on BristolCon 2016 Progress Report 3

It’s tempting to simply type several paragraphs of “Aaaaarghghghhg!” at this point, as the BristolCon team readies the castle for the coming onslaught of writers, readers, editors, gamers, Very Hard Quiz Questions, workshops, flashing lights and cake. Banners are flying. Chargers are snorting. The jousting schedule is almost ready. These last few weeks before the […]

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Advertisers Note!

September 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on Advertisers Note!

Due to demand for colour ads, we will again be printing the whole programme book in colour. Rates for inner page ads remain as published here. I am extending the deadline for submission of adverts to this Friday, 23rd September, so if you have something you want to promote to our lovely members, get in […]

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Advertise in the BristolCon Programme Book

September 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment

If you would like to see your ad in our programme book at BristolCon 2016, please contact me (Roz) on media[at]bristolcon[dot]org or on twitter @bristolcon within the next 7 days. We’re also still accepting items for goodie bags – if you have any flyers, bookmarks, promo cards or merchandise you’d like to send us please […]

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Programme Participation applications close today

September 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Just a quick note to let you know that we will be taking down the programme participation form this evening at 9pm. We’re excited to have already received record numbers of applications, and MEG is now faced with the enormous challenge of trying to fit as many people as possible into the right slots! Please […]

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