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Membership Registration Times

October 17th, 2019 · No Comments

We are getting soon close to BristolCon… the excitement is building up a head of steam… but we have to deal with a few practicalities about registration and membership. I know it’s mundane stuff, but needs to be said. So here goes… We will stop accepting online memberships at 23:59 hours on Wednesday 23rd October. […]

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Read at your own risk event: Heroes and Villains

October 15th, 2019 · No Comments

If you are in Bristol and at a lose end on Wednesday 16th October 7-30pm, why not pop into Max Minerva’s bookshop (39 North View, Westbury Park, Bristol BS6 7PY)? Speculative fiction writer, Heather Child and comic book writer, Robin Etherington will be talking about Heroes and Villains as part of the shop’s Read at […]

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Colin Harvey – Above and Beyond

October 14th, 2019 · No Comments

One of the founding parents of BristolCon was Colin Harvey, who sadly passed away in 2011. He is much loved and missed by those who were there at the first BristolCons. It was therefore not surprising that Colin became our Ghost of Honour at the 2012 BristolCon. More about Colin can be found here. As […]

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2019 – Programme

October 12th, 2019 · No Comments

Wow, we have a programme for BristolCon 2019. And what an exciting super-duper one it is. Each year, the programme at BristolCon consists of two streams of panel discussions, a book launch usually in the middle of the day and a mass book signing where you can get your books signed by the participating authors. This […]

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Open Mic Evening on Friday Evening

October 10th, 2019 · No Comments

We are absolutely delighted to have the return to our Bristolcon convention of the popular Open Mic event on Friday evening, October 25th. This will start at 8pm and finish when everyone who wants to has had a chance to read their piece. It will be in Panel Room 1 – Jurassic Park Lane and […]

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An evening of Science Fiction with Peter F. Hamilton, Gareth L. Powell and Emma Newman at Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol

October 5th, 2019 · No Comments

Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol, are holding a literary science fiction event on Friday 8th November 7-30pm to 9-00pm, cost £3. Peter F. Hamilton (Salvation Lost), Gareth Powell (Fleet Of Knives), and Emma Newman (Atlas Alone) explore the art of creating engaging, plausible and entertaining futures. The event will be chaired by Kristina Perez, author of the Sweet […]

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BristolCon Book Launch

September 30th, 2019 · 1 Comment

If all goes to plan (e.g. printing is to schedule) BristolCon will be hosting a book launch, which is so so suitable for our convention: Airship Shape and Bristol Fashion II: Planes, Trains and Automatons It’s been five years since our first Bristol-themed steampunk anthology, Airship Shape and Bristol Fashion was if I remember correctly launched at […]

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Book Launch of Salvation Lost by Peter F Hamilton

September 25th, 2019 · No Comments

Salvation Lost is the second in the Salvation trilogy and is due to be published on October 31st (what a date to choose!). But you can get his new novel early if you attend the book launch. Toppings (The Bookshop, The Paragon, Bath, BA1 5LS) will be hosting the event at 8pm (doors open 7-45pm) […]

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BristolCon Booklet – Articles and Adverts by Close of Play 29th September Please

September 21st, 2019 · No Comments

BristolCon is getting closer and I can feel the excitement starting to build up. Your wonderful BristolCon committee is working wonders, but there is a limit to what even these lovely superheroes, beings with magical powers and AIs can do. Our BristolCon booklet needs time for its preparation and printing. Therefore we are going to […]

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Badges at BristolCon

September 18th, 2019 · Comments Off on Badges at BristolCon

Many of you lovely members lead a double or multiple life, your day to day existence of walking round and interacting with people and more, and your online existence where you morph into data and pictures. In many cases the two presences (physical and online) are identified by completely different names or pictures. We have […]

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