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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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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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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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Travel updates

October 25th, 2018 · Comments Off on Travel updates

Reminder that travel in Bristol is disrupted due to train works at Temple Meads. Details here Some bus replacement services in operation – check your train service if you are arriving by rail and allow for extra time to cross the roads as there are pedestrian barriers in place.

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2018 programme

October 18th, 2018 · 2 Comments

Details of the 2018 Programme are now available here. As ever some of the content may change between now and the day due to perturbations in the space time continuum. (pdf version 2018 Programme pdf)

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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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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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Tags: Bristol · Events · Workshops · Writing

Travel to the Con

August 21st, 2018 · Comments Off on Travel to the Con

If you are travelling to the Con by train please be aware that there is ongoing works that have meant a rail replacement bus service at Parkway recently. In addition the area around Temple Meads is under extensive roadworks currently and will be difficult via road, and walking from the train station, for the forseeable […]

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Book launch news

July 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on Book launch news

We’re very excited to get an exclusive cover reveal of the book that will be launching at this year’s BristolCon. It’s from award-winning Grimbold books, one of our favourite publishers and it’s written by Peter Sutton, a BristolCon committee member. Here’s the cover in all its glory: For every sin, a sword For every sword, […]

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