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Gareth L Powell wins BSFA Best Novel Award – Congratulations

April 20th, 2019 · No Comments

Our Guest of Honour, Gareth L Powell, has just won the BSFA best novel award for his novel Embers of War. Hearty congratulations to Gareth on this wonderful achievement and to all who were shortlisted for coming so close. Full list of awards: Novel: Embers of War by Gareth L Powell Short Fiction: Time Was by […]

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BristolCon at EasterCon – Ytterbium!

April 12th, 2019 · No Comments

BristolCon will be putting up its banner at EasterCon! Literally! We’re there to support our guests of honour, Gareth L Powell (who is shortlisted for this year’s best BSFA novel award) and Andy Bigwood, (who is an exhibiting artist). If you want to register for BristolCon while you’re enjoying Ytterbium, please seek us out – […]

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At EasterCon / Ytterbium this Year…

April 5th, 2019 · No Comments

Less than two weeks to go to the EasterCon national science fiction convention or should I say, Ytterbium! Number of registered attendees has reached at least 976, so it’s going to be a BIG convention at Park Inn Heathrow, London. Certainly not an EasterCon to miss! Andy Bigwood, our artist guest of honour at BristolCon […]

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BristolCon Fringe Open Mic Night

April 1st, 2019 · 1 Comment

April 15th 7-30pm to 9-30pm will see the return of the BristolCon Fringe annual Science Fiction and Fantasy Open Mic night. The place is The Gryphon, 41, Colton Street, Bristol, BS1 5AP. Bring along your work in progress (or finished work that’s been languishing in a drawer, or something you’ve published, or anything else you’ve […]

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BristolCon Safety Policy Reminder

March 24th, 2019 · No Comments

We at BristolCon are proud of our reputation for being a friendly, safe, and inclusive environment for everyone. We welcome all fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy and our aim is to promote authors and artists working in the genre. Your safety, and that of all of our attendees, is our priority. For further information […]

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Green Stories Initiative

March 14th, 2019 · Comments Off on Green Stories Initiative

Green Stories is an initiative to get people writing about green issues such as climate change, green energy, sustainable food etc. It has recently completed a competition for writing short stories and the anthology, Resurrection Trust, will be published on March 28th with a foreword by Caroline Lucas MP and review by Jonathan Porritt. The […]

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Broken Shadow By Jaine Fenn Book Launch

March 11th, 2019 · Comments Off on Broken Shadow By Jaine Fenn Book Launch

Local author, Jaine Fenn, will be launching her novel, Broken Shadow at Books on the Hill (Hill Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 7PL), Saturday, April 13th. Jaine will be at the bookshop from 11am onwards, with the launch party at 5-30pm. Broken Shadow is the second in her Shadowlands duology. If you have not read the […]

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Dark Visions: An Evening with Patrick Edwards at Foyles, Cabot Circus

March 2nd, 2019 · Comments Off on Dark Visions: An Evening with Patrick Edwards at Foyles, Cabot Circus

Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol, are holding a literary science fiction event on Friday 15th March 7-30pm to 9-00pm, cost £3. It is to launch a debut novel by Patrick Edwards, author of the bold and chilling new dystopia, Ruin’s Wake. In Ruin’s Wake, Patrick Edwards imagines a world under the boot of a totalitarian government, […]

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2019 Membership is now OPEN!

February 26th, 2019 · Comments Off on 2019 Membership is now OPEN!

The membership portal for 2019 BristolCon is now open. Go to the PORTAL HERE Membership Rates Nov to May are: Standard – Adult (Ages 10+): £25 Concessions (Unwaged and Young Adults Aged 14 to 17): £15 Disabled: £15 Carer (only available with a paid Disabled Membership): Free Artist: £25 Dealer (Full Table – includes 1 […]

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Local Authors on BSFA Best Novel Shortlist

February 18th, 2019 · Comments Off on Local Authors on BSFA Best Novel Shortlist

We have not one, but two local authors on the BSFA shortlist for best novel in 2018… …our BristolCon guest of honour this year, Gareth L Powell, has his novel Embers of War, the first in a trilogy. The second is Fleet of Knives is due for release tomorrow! That’s what I call timing! We […]

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