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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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Reminder of Three Events in Bristol Feb 18th – Feb 21st

February 12th, 2019 · Comments Off on Reminder of Three Events in Bristol Feb 18th – Feb 21st

Monday February 18th – BristolCon Fringe presents Daniel Cull and Gareth L Powell at the Gryphon, 41, Colton Street, Bristol, Bs1 5AP 7-30pm until about 9pm. Doors open at 7pm. Event free to attend. See here for more details. Tuesday February 19th – Our Child of the Stars by Stephen Cox, Book Launch and Reading. Stephen will be […]

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BristolCon Fringe presents Daniel Cull and Gareth L Powell

February 5th, 2019 · Comments Off on BristolCon Fringe presents Daniel Cull and Gareth L Powell

Daniel Cull and Gareth L Powell will give readings from their work on Monday, February 18th, at The Gryphon, 41, Colton Street, bristol, Bs1 5AP 7-30pm until about 9pm. Doors open at 7pm. The event is free to attend and there will be a Q&A after the readings where the audience will have an opportunity […]

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Our Child of the Stars – Stephen Cox – Book Launch and Reading

January 31st, 2019 · Comments Off on Our Child of the Stars – Stephen Cox – Book Launch and Reading

Stephen Cox is Bristol-raised, started writing at the age of 49 and has had his debut novel Our Child of the Stars published this month by Jo Fletcher Books. Our Child of the Stars is how Molly and Gene adopt an alien child, Cory, and their struggle to keep him safe, set to the backdrop of […]

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Wanted: Ideas for Panels, Workshops and Kaffeeklatsches

January 24th, 2019 · Comments Off on Wanted: Ideas for Panels, Workshops and Kaffeeklatsches

Planning for BristolCon 2019 is underway… but we want your wonderful ideas and suggestions for science fiction or fantasy: Panels – fun topics for discussion or the big questions searching for answers Workshops – eager to run a workshop? – what is the topic? Kaffeeklatsches – enthusiastic to lead a question and answer session, or […]

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BristolCon 2019 is Go!

January 18th, 2019 · 1 Comment

Sadly, there have been recent reports of some smaller UK genre events having to be cancelled due to organiser illness or cashflow horrors. BristolCon is not one of these. BristolCon is going to happen, so save the date: Saturday 26thOctober 2019. It’s at the same place: Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, Bristol  Guests of Honour are authors, […]

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