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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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Futures Far and Near: Gareth L. Powell and Heather Child in Conversation at Foyles, Cabot Circus

January 16th, 2019 · Comments Off on Futures Far and Near: Gareth L. Powell and Heather Child in Conversation at Foyles, Cabot Circus

Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol, are holding a literary science fiction event on 21st February 7-30pm to 9-00pm, cost £3. It is to launch Gareth’s second Embers of War book, Fleet of Knives and the paperback version of Heather’s Everything About You. This is particularly pleasing as both authors are local to Bristol. Gareth and Heather […]

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BristolCon Fringe presents Mark Lewis and Peter F Hamilton

January 13th, 2019 · Comments Off on BristolCon Fringe presents Mark Lewis and Peter F Hamilton

For those doing a double-take, yes you did read the title right… Monday, 21st January 2019, at The Gryphon (41 Colston Street, Bristol, BS1 5AP). Doors at 7pm, with readings starting promptly at 7:30pm. The event usually finishes around 9pm to 9-30pm. Mark Lewis has had over 25 short stories published, as well as several poems, […]

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BristolCon Fringe presents Pete Sutton and Piotr Świetlik

December 16th, 2018 · Comments Off on BristolCon Fringe presents Pete Sutton and Piotr Świetlik

Tomorrow, Monday 17th December 2018, at The Gryphon (41 Colston Street, Bristol, BS1 5AP). Doors at 7pm, with readings starting promptly at 7:30pm. The event usually finishes around 9pm to 9-30pm. 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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Bristol Festival of Literature

October 10th, 2018 · Comments Off on Bristol Festival of Literature

As usual the Con is happening during Bristol Festival of Literature and they’ve kindly put us on their programme. Please do go and check out their programme as there are a few events that will appeal to con-goers. For example A genre book fair (crime, thriller and horror) in the old police cells in Broadmead A […]

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Small Group Sessions

October 5th, 2018 · 1 Comment

As always at Bristolcon we will be running some small group sessions throughout the day. These can be focused on particular areas of writing technique, or just a chance to enjoy a chat with a favourite author. This year we also have an art workshop for the first time! You can sign up in advance […]

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Tags: Art · Events · Guests · Programme

Bristol Festival of Literature Writer’s Retreat

September 10th, 2018 · Comments Off on Bristol Festival of Literature Writer’s Retreat

Join Bristol Festival of Literature for their first Writer’s Retreat; series of incredible workshops designed to help you write, polish and publicise your writing. Expect a full day of workshops from writers and publishers, along with plenty of opportunities to chat to fellow writers over coffee. Details at this link

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An Evening With Science Fiction Superstar Peter F Hamilton

September 5th, 2018 · Comments Off on An Evening With Science Fiction Superstar Peter F Hamilton

EDIT Foyles event is now SOLD OUT We are delighted to share the news that Foyles will present an evening with Peter F Hamilton on Saturday 8th September in their Bristol, Cabot Circus store at 7:30pm. Peter will be talking about and reading from his new book “Salvation”. Host for the evening is our very […]

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Do you want to participate in our programme?

July 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on Do you want to participate in our programme?

Our panel participation feedback emails have started going out. This is a great chance to influence the event, so if you haven’t already signed up, now’s an excellent time to do so! If you’re expecting an email and you haven’t had one by 19th July please contact programme@bristolcon.org and we’ll put things right

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