Category Archives: Conventions

Festival of the Imagination 1996 – April 1995 Newsletter, a few more details (1 of 2)

Some months back, we did a partial post about the April 1995 newsletter for the 1996 Festival of the Imagination (see here). This post transcribes the fifth page of that newsletter, a later post will cover page six, and then … Continue reading

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Swancon 22 – Festive Happenings

Synopsis by Elaine Walker Festive happenings is the programme booklet for Swancon 22 giving the schedule of the events, any screenings and synopses of panels. I shall be including a small selection of panels from each day. All typos reproduced … Continue reading

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swancon 22 – PR4 – pages 11 onwards

Pages 11 and 12 cover the fascinating topics of ‘panels’ and ‘video’. It would appear that the author of the latter had *slightly more* to say on their topic, as the former has enough white space for another of the … Continue reading

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swancon 22 – PR4 – pages 7 to 10

Gaming being page 7 Well it’s only three months from the con and gaming looks likely to be the best we have had for a long time (boast, boast). To date both the Magic™ and Battletech™ tournaments are being organised, … Continue reading

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swancon 22 – PR4 – pages 3 to 6

Focus On Sean Williams being the numbered pages 3 and 4 In the last PR, we promised to provide indepth info on one of our guests in this edition. Rather than say it ourselves, and maybe make some of it … Continue reading

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swancon 22 – PR4 – cover to page 2

The SwanCon 22 Progress Report 4 is a 16 pages + foldalope, A5, folded 80 GSM bond white paper booklet. The cover has a repeated motif diagonally across the front cover – we suspect that it was the logo, but … Continue reading

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SwanCon 22 – PR1 – the last page

The last page (p8) of the SwanCon 22 Progress Report 1 is laid out in two columns. On the left is ‘Programme’, credited to David Yeates (Co-convenor), a copyright notice reading “Copyright for all contributions remains with the contributors © … Continue reading

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Swancon 22 – PR3 – September 1996

Two A4 sheets folded down the middle to make effectively 6 inside A5 pages plus cover and back page. The one I am looking at is buff, but there is another one in the pile that is blue so the … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 – Con Book 02: Guests p. 21 – Sue Isle

SwanCon Twenty3 separated out the various common items of program books into several A5 saddle-stapled booklets. This is the information on the Guests of Swancon 23. There is a photo of Sue Isle at the top left. Sue Isle Author … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 – Con Book 02: Guests pp. 18-19 – Stephen Dedman

SwanCon Twenty3 separated out the various common items of program books into several A5 saddle-stapled booklets. This is the information on the Guests of Swancon 23. There is a photo of Stephen at the top left. Stephen Dedman Author Sue … Continue reading

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