Category Archives: Con books

SwanCon 21 – Souvenir book – summary

The SwanCon 21–Festival of the Imagination souvenir book is an understated ~A4 perfect bound book with black cover and dark grey stripe down the middle of the front cover. A lighter grey copy of the somewhat mosquito-esque logo is towards … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 Con book 01: Readme.txt pp4-5

Pages 4 and 5 of the Swancon Twenty3 con book part one (Readme.txt) is the “Rules of the Convention”. Some of these will be quite familiar to regular con-goers; others are a little bit on the, shall we say, unique … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 Con book 01: Readme.txt pp1-3

SwanCon Twenty3 separated out the various common items of program books into several A5 saddle-stapled booklets. [At this remove, while I remember being part of the decision making, I don’t remember why we did this. -AH]. The general con information … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3: An Assortment

There is a surprising amount of gumph in the SwanCon 23 (or ‘Twenty3’) folder. There are six progress reports, although there should be at least seven – the numbers run 2 through 6, with a wrap up report [ah. nostalgia. … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Con book – Special Guest, Invited Guests

page 11 of the SwanCon 17 – Festival of the Imagination Con book is dedicated to brief bios of Special Guest Paul Kidd, and Invited Guests Philippa Maddern, Sean McMullen, Grant Stone, and Lucy Sussex. Twenty plus years has left … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Con book – “Imaginings: A preface”

being approximately page 5 of the Convention Book from SwanCon 17 “Festival of the Imagination”. Transcription: Anna Hepworth “And all I see as I look through these years Is ten thousand people with the same ideas” The Welcome Mat I … Continue reading

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Swancon 16 Progress Report 2

The 16th W.A. Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention A drawing of a chimera-like creature by Alicia Smith adorns the front cover. Inside cover has the usual essential information about date, venue, theme (Fantasy and the Real Worlds), guests (Barbara Hambly, … Continue reading

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SwanCon XV, program book – Editorial (Jeremy G Byrne)

Transcribed from pp.6 and 7 of the SwanCon XV Program Book. All typos faithlessly reproduced. [page header: Where I get to Totally Abuse My Editorial Privilege] Editorial Jeremy G Byrne This and the page following are a sort of catch-all … Continue reading

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Swancon XIII – Programme Book – Who is Dave Luckett? … The Duck Strikes Back!

Transcription of this GoH bio by Elaine Walker who has endeavoured to reproduce any and all typographical errors faithfully. … The Duck Strikes Back! David Ellis Luckett..a name to conjure with, a man of stature within the fannish community. Most … Continue reading

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Swancon XIII – Programme Book – Chairthing’s Blurb

Transcribed by Elaine Walker, all typographical errors reproduced to the best of my ability Chairthing’s Blurb It’s Swancon time again! Yet another year has passed us by and all we have to show for it is the signs of aging … Continue reading

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