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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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IMPORTANT ANNOUCEMENT FROM BRISTOLCON COMMITTEE

June 23rd, 2020 · Comments Off on IMPORTANT ANNOUCEMENT FROM BRISTOLCON COMMITTEE

We have been monitoring the developing Covid-19 situation closely. In particular we have been following the advice from Public Health England (PHE) and the government, and how that will impact our planning and our members. Our primary concern is ensuring the health and wellbeing of our members and all involved, and even with a relaxation […]

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BSFA Best Novel Award

May 18th, 2020 · Comments Off on BSFA Best Novel Award

Huge humungous congratulations to our Guest of Honour, Adrian Tchaikovsky for winning the 2019 BSFA Best Novel award for Children of Ruin. Well done to everyone for getting nominated for the awards. We were especially lucky in the southwest to have three out of the five shortlisted novels – Gareth L Powell with Fleet of […]

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Programme Suggestions… We Want More!

March 30th, 2020 · Comments Off on Programme Suggestions… We Want More!

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 · Comments Off on Bristol in Infinite Detail: Tim Maughan in Conversation at Foyles

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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