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Programme Update!

September 22nd, 2021 · No Comments

Greetings Confans! The latest news from our Programme man is we’re underway! If you haven’t quite gotten around to filling out your participation form there is still time, but only just! Get to it BristolConolians

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COVID-19 Policy Statement

September 4th, 2021 · No Comments

BristolCon has posted it’s COVID Policy for the BristolCon 2021 Convention, you can see the full statement at the following page

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Supporting Member…but what is it?

August 30th, 2021 · No Comments

Hello fellow followers of BristolCon. You might be asking “What is this new “Supporting member option” and what does it all mean? Well ConFans, the supporting member is a membership for those who wish to support our fun event, but who may not be able to join us this year. It also reserves your option […]

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Discounted Train Travel

July 29th, 2021 · Comments Off on Discounted Train Travel

The Bristol (& Bath) Tourism have done a deal with GWR so that anyone going to a “Conference” in Bristol can get reduced rail fares! You can get the GWR offer on PEAK (i.e. a weekday morning), to Bristol, if eligible. The small print: fixed, locked-in, train to Bristol but complete flexibility as to which […]

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Memberships NOW on sale!

June 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on Memberships NOW on sale!

BRISTOLCON IS BACK! LIVE AND ONLINE! Memberships NOW on sale A long time ago, in a very different world, we at BristolCon celebrated our tenth anniversary in style. Wind forward to today and so much has changed. Last October, we held two virtual events with Chris Lintott’s Zooniverse talk and Peter F Hamilton’s interview with Gareth L […]

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BristolCon 2020 on YouTube

November 23rd, 2020 · Comments Off on BristolCon 2020 on YouTube

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 · Comments Off on Gareth L Powell’s Chat with his Literary Agent – Alexander Cochran

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 · Comments Off on Expanding on the Zooniverse

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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