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Pre-con sign ups for Edit like an Editor full.

October 23rd, 2019 · Comments Off on Pre-con sign ups for Edit like an Editor full.

Pre-convention registrations for the Edit like an Editor by Vicky Brewster small group session are now FULL. Sign-ups will now only be taken at BristolCon on the day for the remaining spaces. Other small group sessions still have pre-convention sign-up slots available.

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Deadline for buying online memberships – 23:59pm Wednesday Oct 23rd

October 22nd, 2019 · Comments Off on Deadline for buying online memberships – 23:59pm Wednesday Oct 23rd

This is a reminder for those who want to attend BristolCon, but have not yet purchased their membership – we will not be able to accept memberships online after 11:59pm on Wednesday October 23rd. Online memberships can be purchased here. You will still be able to purchase memberships at the registration desk on the Saturday […]

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Rail and Road Works for BristolCon

October 21st, 2019 · Comments Off on Rail and Road Works for BristolCon

BristolCon would not have the same air of adventure if there were not rail engineering works and road works around Bristol! Yes, we have been plagued blessed yet again with these phenomena. Basically if you are travelling by rail from the north to Bristol Temple Meads railway station, you will be provided with a replacement […]

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Membership Registration Times

October 17th, 2019 · Comments Off on Membership Registration Times

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 · Comments Off on Read at your own risk event: Heroes and Villains

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 · Comments Off on Colin Harvey – Above and Beyond

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 · 1 Comment

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 · Comments Off on Open Mic Evening on Friday Evening

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

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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