Category Archives: Conventions

Wikipalooza at Swancon

We wikipalooza’ed at Swancon, acquiring information for the wiki from heads owned by people such as Sally Beasley, Ken McCaw, and Susan Margaret. Articles that substantially increased in length included: Swancon 5 Swancon 6 Confusion ’94 Slashcon Swancon 2006 If … Continue reading

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Swancon 2001 – Masquerade – Progress report 3 – Dave’s Rave

Being the Convenor’s report from the front page of a 10 pp A4 progress report. As ever, typos mostly faithfully reproduced… Dave’s Rave (Convenor’s Report) I’m happy to say Swancon is really starting to come together. We are hard at … Continue reading

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Masquerade Swancon 2001 progress report 2 — Dave’s Rave

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge – all typos faithfully reproduced. Dave’s Rave Swancon 2001 is pleased to announce that we will have as our International Guest of Honour Robert Silverberg, Hugo and Nebula award winner, and author of more than 100 … Continue reading

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Freeforms!

By Chris Creagh with help from all others My job is to look through what we have blogged about SwanICon, find the holes and then fill them. So the first thing I have found in PR1 is that they used … Continue reading

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SwanICon Progress Report 2

Summary by Doug Burbidge. I see that I have blogged SwanICon’s PR1: SwanICon Progress Report I And now (a mere three years later) it’s time for SwanICon’s PR2 (which I shall summarise in similarly slap-dash fashion). A5, composed of A4 … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – December 1995 Newsletter – Page 9 – Freeform Report

Page 9 of this progress report covers, in the top half of the page, “Fundraiser Quiz”, and in the bottom half of the page: Freeform Report As part of the fundraising for the Festival of the Imagination 1996, a series … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – December 1995 Newsletter – Page 7 – Video Programme

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. If I find any typos I will do my best to reproduce them. Video Programme The bleary-eyed video manager staggers out of the darkened room, into a world of light and colour. Its taken six months, … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – December 1995 Newsletter – Page 5 – Additional Guests

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. All typos have been preserved as much as possible. Layout has not. The Festival of the Imagination 1996 is dedicated to offering our members the opportunity to meet and interact with wide range of guests, particularly … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – December 1995 Newsletter – Page 4 – Jack Dann Biography

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. Any typographical errors have been carefully preserved. Jack Dann Jack Dann, a Special Guest at the Festival of the Imagination 1996, is the author or editor of over thirty-five books, including the novels Junction, Starhiker, and … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 July 1995 Newsletter – Bruce Sterling

Page 3: Bruce Sterling Globally Sean McMullen When I open a magazine and see Bruce Sterling’s name in the contents list I go to that story first. Whenever he has a new book published I buy it, unseen and unreviewed. … Continue reading

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