Category Archives: SwanCon

Festival of the Imagination 1996 – Souvenir Book – Jack Dann

This is a Guest bio for Jack Dann in the souvenir book, page 37 for Swancon 21, Festival of the Imagination 1996. It is followed on the next page by an appreciation by Joe Haldeman which we will not reproduce. … Continue reading

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Swancon 2001: PR2 part 3 of 3

The Swancon 2001:Masquerade Progress Report 2, while a light weight publication, devoted a significant proportion of the real estate to Guest of Honour, Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg “The man who put sex in science fiction” – Neil Gaiman Its almost … Continue reading

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Swancon 2001: PR2 part 2 of 3

The Swancon 2001:Masquerade Progress Report 2, while a light weight publication, devoted a significant proportion of the real estate to the Convenor’s rant. Dave’s Rave Swancon 2001 is please to announce that we will have as our International Guest of … Continue reading

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Swancon 2001: PR2 part 1 of 3

The SwanCon 2001 (‘Masquerade’) Progress Report 2 is a single A3 page (printed back and front) page folded into an A4 booklet. The front cover has the text “Things are not always what they seem” (although rather nicely laid out) … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 Progress Report July 1991 – Details front cover

Transcription and commentary by Chris Creagh The A4 buff coloured booklet front cover has a central image of radiating lines overlaid with the impossible triangle (apex downwards) overlaid with a clear silhouette of a  young adult in the style of … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Hotel, Gaming Programme, Fundraiser Quiz

Being pages 8 & 9 of the December 1995 newsletter. As ever, transcription done as faithfully as we can manage The Hotel Not many rooms are left at the Kings, so get your bookings in now. There has been some … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Apologies

Being page 3 of the December 1995 Newsletter. Faithfully transcribed by Anna Hepworth. Fancy fonts and formatting at the bottom of the page have been ignored as too hard for this time of night. Apologies Why We’re So Late, and … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 March 1996 Newsletter – The Chair Speaks

We’ve already summarised this newsletter, but here’s its page 3: The Chair Speaks Welcome to the last newsletter before the Festival. This newsletter will primarily cover the programme and the voting for the Ditmars and Asfmas. I will however be … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 – progress report November 1991 – Lace & Steel part 2

This is part 2 of the rules summary for the Lace & Steel RPG on pages 16-18 of the progress report. It covers most of the combat related rules summaries. All typos are faithfully reproduced. Combat Lace & Steel uses … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Programming

Being page 6 of the December 1995 Newsletter. Faithfully transcribed by Anna Hepworth.  Programming The spectrum of science fiction has continually widened to encompass an impressive range of sub-genres. Science fiction no longer represents a restrictive type or mode of … Continue reading

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