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Programme Suggestions… We Want More!

March 30th, 2020 · No Comments

Thank you to those who have submitted suggestions for our science fiction and fantasy programme for panels, workshops, small group sessions and kaffeeklatsches. You are absolutely wonderfully imaginative people. Please keep the suggestions coming – the more we get, the wider choice the participants will have to choose from for the panels. This is your […]

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Bristol in Infinite Detail: Tim Maughan in Conversation at Foyles

March 9th, 2020 · No Comments

This event is no longer taking place as Tim Maughan is no longer coming over from Canada – Foyles hope to rearrange this event for another time. Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol, have been lucky enough to snag ex-local Bristolian Tim Maughan all the way from Canada for a discussion of his riveting and whip-smart novel, INFINITE […]

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BristolCon Programme Suggestions Please!

February 27th, 2020 · Comments Off on BristolCon Programme Suggestions Please!

Geeks, chivalrous persons, enchanting beings, time and space travellers, scientists and members good at coming up with ideas for panels, workshops, small group sessions and kaffeeklatsches – we need your help. Our wonderful programme manager, Dan, wants to hear from you! Yes every single one of you! He (and the rest of BristolCon committee) would […]

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BristolCon Memberships are Open!

February 24th, 2020 · Comments Off on BristolCon Memberships are Open!

The portal for buying membership of BristolCon 2020 on October 31st 2020 is now OPEN! Please go to the link here. Will Artists and Dealers please note that they have to contact the relevant organiser prior to buying their memberships to avoid overbooking at the convention.

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BSFA Shortlists

February 11th, 2020 · Comments Off on BSFA Shortlists

Congratulations to our lovely guest of honour, Adrian Tchaikovsky on reaching the shortlist for best novel in 2019 with his Children of Ruin, published by Tor. But look what the southwest has been doing in the best novel category – securing three of the five places. Congratulations to: Juliet E McKenna – The Green Man’s […]

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Bury Me Where They Fall – Book Launch with Jonathan Watts

February 3rd, 2020 · Comments Off on Bury Me Where They Fall – Book Launch with Jonathan Watts

Jonathan Watts will launch his debut fantasy novel Bury Me Where They Fall and sign copies at Waterstones in the Galleries on Saturday February 8th at 7pm. Although free this is ticketed event and tickets may be obtained from here. The Blurb: Jonathan Watt’s “Bury Me Where They Fall” is an epic fantasy novel about a disloyal soldier […]

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Bristol Science Fiction Writers Circle – Start Up Meeting

January 21st, 2020 · Comments Off on Bristol Science Fiction Writers Circle – Start Up Meeting

We (the magnificent seven for now) will be holding our start-up meeting of the Bristol Science Fiction Writers’ Circle on Monday January 27th at 6-30pm in the bar at the Hilton Doubletree hotel (same place as where BristolCon is normally held). This will be to discuss what we want to do when and how. If […]

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Sci-Fi Comedy Double – After Dusk & Waiting For Becky on January 18th

January 11th, 2020 · Comments Off on Sci-Fi Comedy Double – After Dusk & Waiting For Becky on January 18th

Real Positive Poles proudly present a double bill of Bristol’s finest live comedy on January 18th 8pm to 10-30 pm at The White Bear “Room Above” 133 St Michael’s Hill Kingsdown Bristol BS2 8BS. Join them for a delve into the unknown with After Dusk and some American style funnies from Bristol all-stars Waiting for Becky. You walk into a […]

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BSFA Awards Long-Lists

January 7th, 2020 · Comments Off on BSFA Awards Long-Lists

The BSFA Awards long-lists have been published and what I can only describe as our super-human Guest of Honour, Adrian Tchaikovsky, has several entries: Best Novel – Cage of Souls (Head of Zeus) Best Novel – Children of Ruin (Tor) Best Shorter Fiction – Walking to Aldebaran (REBCA) We also have some local authors on the […]

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Bristol Area Science Fiction Writers’ Circle – Start Up Meeting

January 2nd, 2020 · Comments Off on Bristol Area Science Fiction Writers’ Circle – Start Up Meeting

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL! A small of group of us are getting together to start up a science fiction writers’ circle in the Bristol area. What is a writers’ circle? It usually comprises a group of writers who submit pieces of fiction at regular intervals to the others for constructive feedback. This technique […]

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