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BristolCon 2020 on YouTube

November 23rd, 2020 · No Comments

With thanks to one of our techno-wizards, Nik Whitehead, we can now bring you recordings of BristolCon 2020. The first event was a zoom talk by Dr Chris Lintott on The Crowd and the Cosmos, Adventures in the Zooniverse. The link is here. The second zoom event was Peter F Hamilton being interviewed by Gareth […]

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Gareth L Powell’s Chat with his Literary Agent – Alexander Cochran

November 16th, 2020 · No Comments

Gareth recently published a post on his own blog – a chat with his literary agent, Alexander Cochran. It is a wonderful introduction to what literary agents do. The post can be found here. Alexander Cochran works for C&W Agency. His clients include many talented authors such as Gareth L Powell, G V Anderson, Tade […]

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Expanding on the Zooniverse

October 28th, 2020 · No Comments

I have just finished beta-testing a new project for the Zooniverse, which will be transferring hand written records of UK tides data from 1850s onwards to the computer. The historical data, which unusually is recorded every 15 minutes, will then be analysed for the impact of climate change on our seas. I suspect this project […]

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The Crowd and the Cosmos – Signed Book Offer

October 21st, 2020 · Comments Off on The Crowd and the Cosmos – Signed Book Offer

BristolCon is absolutely delighted to be able to offer a limited number of hardcover editions of: The Crowd and the Cosmos – Adventures in the Zooniverse signed by the author, Chris Lintott. This as Brian May (of Queen fame) notes is a very easily readable book. Price is £20 per book including postage and packing […]

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Peter F Hamilton zoom event – Waitlist Added

October 19th, 2020 · Comments Off on Peter F Hamilton zoom event – Waitlist Added

Wow! BristolCon has sold out of tickets for the zoom event with Peter F Hamilton when he will be interviewed by fellow southwest science fiction author Gareth L Powell. Thank you to all our lovely customers who ordered tickets. We have added a small waitlist to this Peter F Hamilton event that celebrates the publication […]

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Zooming into the Zooniverse

October 17th, 2020 · Comments Off on Zooming into the Zooniverse

Less than a week to get your tickets to join that wonderful event! If you want make sure you’ve got your place reserved – hurry over to Eventbrite here. If you want a SIGNED copy of the book that Chris is giving a talk about, our super-person with be going to post office on Monday, […]

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BristolCon 2020 Zoom Event with Peter F Hamilton

October 7th, 2020 · Comments Off on BristolCon 2020 Zoom Event with Peter F Hamilton

Bestselling science fiction author, Peter F Hamilton, has a novel coming out on 29th October (17th November in the USA) – The Saints of Salvation – the third in the Salvation trilogy. If the first two novels are anything to go by, this will be an excellent read To celebrate this momentous occasion, we are […]

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BristolCon 2020 – Virtual Zoom Event

September 21st, 2020 · Comments Off on BristolCon 2020 – Virtual Zoom Event

We know you’ve all been dying to know about this virtual event – the mini replacement for the real BristolCon. We’ve had loads of people asking. And your committee has been eager with the excitement… Drumroll…. We are thrilled to host an online Zoom event featuring our special guest Professor Chris Lintott who will be […]

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A Virtual 2020 BristolCon

July 25th, 2020 · Comments Off on A Virtual 2020 BristolCon

We know you will all miss BristolCon very much this year because we sadly had to postpone… but not quite… There will be an online event via Zoom on October 31st – the original date for this year’s BristolCon. The event will feature a presentation, followed by a question and answer session. Our ever so […]

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Downtime for Website Maintenance – July 23rd

July 21st, 2020 · Comments Off on Downtime for Website Maintenance – July 23rd

We will be taking this website down on Thursday July 23rd to do some essential maintenance. It is anticipated to take at least three hours, but may take longer. It should definitely be back up and running on Friday. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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