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Luna – A Play About the Moon – Bristol 20th July

June 25th, 2019 · Comments Off on Luna – A Play About the Moon – Bristol 20th July

This year sees the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Of course there are various celebrations going on around the world. Here in Bristol there will a play, Luna, at The Wardrobe Theatre on July 20th, 12pm and 3pm. The Blurb:  For as long as we have turned […]

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BristolCon Talk to be on ‘How can we send a probe to ‘Oumaumua?’

June 17th, 2019 · Comments Off on BristolCon Talk to be on ‘How can we send a probe to ‘Oumaumua?’

Wow! We’re over the Moon (in more senses than one). BristolCon on 26th October will have a special speaker from i4is (Initiative for Interstellar Studies) giving  a talk about their project Lyra. The idea behind project Lyra is to explore the opportunities for sending a small scientific probe to the interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua – the […]

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BristolCon Fringe presents Tim Kindberg and Helen Gould

June 4th, 2019 · Comments Off on BristolCon Fringe presents Tim Kindberg and Helen Gould

Tim Kindberg and Helen Gould will give readings from their work on Monday, June 17th, 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 to ask questions […]

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Salvation Lost by Peter F Hamilton – Paperback Book Launch

May 29th, 2019 · Comments Off on Salvation Lost by Peter F Hamilton – Paperback Book Launch

Local author, Peter F Hamilton, will be launching the paperback version of his novel, Salvation at Books on the Hill (Hill Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 7PL), Saturday, June 15th, 5-30pm to 8-00pm. Access to Event Brite tickets can be found here.    

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BristolCon Entry Price Rise Soon!

May 12th, 2019 · Comments Off on BristolCon Entry Price Rise Soon!

The entry price to our wonderful science fiction and fantasy convention, BristolCon, will be going up on June 1st. So you need to get your memberships by 31st May if you want to get them at our current rates. Standard – Adult (18+) will rise from £25 to £30 Concession (Unwaged and Young Adults Aged 14-17) […]

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Gareth L Powell wins BSFA Best Novel Award – Congratulations

April 20th, 2019 · Comments Off on Gareth L Powell wins BSFA Best Novel Award – Congratulations

Our Guest of Honour, Gareth L Powell, has just won the BSFA best novel award for his novel Embers of War. Hearty congratulations to Gareth on this wonderful achievement and to all who were shortlisted for coming so close. Full list of awards: Novel: Embers of War by Gareth L Powell Short Fiction: Time Was by […]

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BristolCon at EasterCon – Ytterbium!

April 12th, 2019 · Comments Off on BristolCon at EasterCon – Ytterbium!

BristolCon will be putting up its banner at EasterCon! Literally! We’re there to support our guests of honour, Gareth L Powell (who is shortlisted for this year’s best BSFA novel award) and Andy Bigwood, (who is an exhibiting artist). If you want to register for BristolCon while you’re enjoying Ytterbium, please seek us out – […]

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At EasterCon / Ytterbium this Year…

April 5th, 2019 · Comments Off on At EasterCon / Ytterbium this Year…

Less than two weeks to go to the EasterCon national science fiction convention or should I say, Ytterbium! Number of registered attendees has reached at least 976, so it’s going to be a BIG convention at Park Inn Heathrow, London. Certainly not an EasterCon to miss! Andy Bigwood, our artist guest of honour at BristolCon […]

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BristolCon Fringe Open Mic Night

April 1st, 2019 · 1 Comment

April 15th 7-30pm to 9-30pm will see the return of the BristolCon Fringe annual Science Fiction and Fantasy Open Mic night. The place is The Gryphon, 41, Colton Street, Bristol, BS1 5AP. Bring along your work in progress (or finished work that’s been languishing in a drawer, or something you’ve published, or anything else you’ve […]

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BristolCon Safety Policy Reminder

March 24th, 2019 · Comments Off on BristolCon Safety Policy Reminder

We at BristolCon are proud of our reputation for being a friendly, safe, and inclusive environment for everyone. We welcome all fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy and our aim is to promote authors and artists working in the genre. Your safety, and that of all of our attendees, is our priority. For further information […]

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