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Bristol-Con 2013 by KT Davies (convention review).

October 31, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Bristol-Con 2013 by KT Davies (convention review).

‘Bristol-Con is a one-day convention organized by the Bristol Fantasy & SF Society, under the auspices of the Bristol-Con Foundation’. Taken from the website: www.bristolcon.org/ This year the Bristol-Con event took place on the 26th October in Bristol at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bristol City Centre, which was very easy to find driving down […]

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New York Comic Con 2013 by Kelly Jensen (convention review)

October 16, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
New York Comic Con 2013  by Kelly Jensen (convention review)

My mission this year at the New York Comicon was to meet Greg Capullo. I failed miserably, in part due to the NYCC mobile app being all but useless and because there were 125,000 people pressed hip to shoulder inside the Javits Center. Navigating the crowd became the featured activity, seconded by finding an empty […]

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Geekfest 2013 gets geeking.

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Geekfest 2013 gets geeking.

Described as a the mutant hybrid of a science fiction convention crossed with a TED talks conference, Nine Worlds Geekfest will bring together hordes of UK geeks for a 3-day celebration of geek culture on August 9-11, 2013 in London, UK. As well as including the core elements of traditional science fiction conventions like literature […]

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Is Birmingham really the Shire, Master Frodo? Free Middle-earth Weekend is a-coming!

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Is Birmingham really the Shire, Master Frodo? Free Middle-earth Weekend is a-coming!

Good news for Brits, and Brummie Brits in particular, the Middle-earth Weekend is coming you way, due to be held at Sarehole Mill Recreation Ground, Cole Bank Rd, Hall Green, Birmingham, B28-0BD on Saturday and Sunday 11th and 12th May 2013. Visitors to this family festival can expect free entertainments, activities, craft demonstrations, as well […]

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Ad Astra 2013 – video con report.

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Ad Astra 2013 – video con report.

I’ll be doing a con report of my time as Guest of Honour at the 2013 Ad Astra convention – Canada’s main SFF con of a literary bent. As befitting an author, it’ll be mostly words (with a few photos thrown in). Meanwhile, here’s the Canadian Nerd’s video blog from the con.

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Nineworlds Geekfest… London’s answer to Comic-Con thrashes Kickstarter target.

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Nineworlds Geekfest… London’s answer to Comic-Con thrashes Kickstarter target.

Nineworlds Geekfest has, at the time of writing, 36 hours to go until the finish of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for London to mount the UK’s answer to the monster Comic-Cons over in the USA. And the good news is the event organisers have already monstered their target for fundraising, with the folding […]

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Nineworlds Geekfest… you know, like Comic-con (but in London!)

February 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Nineworlds Geekfest… you know, like Comic-con (but in London!)

There’s a new mutant convention in town (that town being London), a clever cross between the small Fannish cons and the large pay-your-fave-Dr-Who-star-£50-to-stalk-them-for-a-signature type affairs. Think of it as Comic-con by the Thames, and it’s called Nineworlds Geekfest. It’s kickstarted and it could be huge! Watch the video and support them over here. As they […]

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Novacon 42 – 9th-11th November 2012 (con report).

November 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Novacon 42 – 9th-11th November 2012 (con report).

Novacon 42 – 9th– 11th November 2012 A science fiction convention report by Pauline Morgan.  Long, long ago (1971) in a city far, far away – well Birmingham, actually – a group of Aston University students and Vernon Brown reassembled after the Easter break and bemoaned the fact that there would not be another SF […]

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