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SwanCon 17: Progress Report July 1991, p19

page 19 of the Swancon 17 July 1991 progress report has two text sections, being ‘Education Seminar: Science Fiction in Education’ and ‘The Short Story Competition’. As ever, all typos faithfully reproduced, including the completely bewildering dating system in use for the … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Valhalla & M A R S

The SwanCon 17 July 1991 progress report has two unnumbered pages between pages 12 and 13. The first of these is a full page advert for Doug Thorp’s Valhalla Games and Hobbies, while the second is a full page advert … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17: July 1991 PR p9

page 9 of the SwanCon 17 July 1991 progress report has two text sections, being ‘General Features’ and ‘Hotel Video System’. The white space left over is filled with a drawing of the eponymous character of My Neighbour Totoro. It … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 January 1992 PR page 15

This page features “Masquerades and Banquets”, “Things to Bring”, “Eats” and “Volunteers Wanted!”. Let’s see how far we get…   Masquerades and Banquets   The Masquerade this year will be, as we’ve said in previous PRs, somewhat different from previous … Continue reading

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SwanCon XV Progress Report Two Summary

by Chris Creagh This A5 sized, buff coloured, 20 page booklet with disorganised page numbers, is sprinkled with graphics and packed full of useful information. The front cover sports a futuristic drawing by Craig Hilton (© 1989)  of a circuitry embedded … Continue reading

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Swancon seventeen – November report – The Mediaeval Faire

OK, that’s not how I spell “medieval“, but it’s how they spelled it, so that’s what I’m going with. This is the bottom half of page 8 of the November 1991 PR for “swancon seventeen”, as it is styled on … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Progress Report January 1992 – PARSEC & sponsorship adverts

Page 10 of the SwanCon 17 January 1992 progress report was dedicated to ‘Parsec’. It isn’t exactly clear from the context whether this was part of the convention, or an entirely separate event. Equally, it isn’t clear whether the set of … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – January 1992 progress report – Starfleet Battles Tournament

Pages 12-13 of the SwanCon 17 January 1992 progress report was dedicated to details of the Starfleet Battles Tournament scheduled to run during the convention. Some of the sections are overly detailed, and have not been reproduced here, but typographical … Continue reading

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Swancon seventeen – November report – Hello Again

Transcription of pages 3-4 of the Swancon 17, Festival of the Imagination, November Progress Report. Which is apparently the one after the July Progress Report. This is one of the reports made out of folded A4 sheets. This is the … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 Programme Leaflet

(StudlyCaps convention titles: positively correlated with British spelling of “Programme”.) This is a single A3 sheet on a heavy paper stock. The paper is off-white, with a slightly greenish hue and a very slight texture. It’s folded in six: first … Continue reading

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