Short notice, for which my apologies: it’s fifty years since John Wyndham died, and David Ketterer and Ken Smith are leading a commemoration of his life at the Penn Club, 21-23 Bedford Place, London WC1 (near the British Museum) at 6.00 pm on Monday, 11 March.
Love Scifi? Love Theatre? Then why not visit London’s only SciFi Theatre Festival starting tonight for four nights in Clapham, South London.
Talos: the Science Fiction Theatre Festival of London is the UK’s first and only sci-fi theatre festival staging science fictional plays from all over the world. After the first festival in 2015, Talos returns to stage even more plays with science fiction and fantasy elements, providing a platform for mind-blowing new writing and testing the boundaries of contemporary theatre. Continue reading
Since October 2015 London has a new genera writers group entitled “Spectrum: The London Science Fiction & Fantasy Writer’s Group“. It has actually been meeting for a number of years but recently moved to a new online home where it seems to be going fron strength to strength and now has close to 100 members. Continue reading
On Wednesday 27th January 2016 we’ll be trying our best to stream January’s Jeff Noon interview, live online. Between now and then a public domain recording of The Planet’s by Gustav Holst will be playing and we’d like your feedback on it. Just open the link & let us know what you hear.
MP3 audio only
For the last few months Chad Dixon has been valiantly trying his best to broadcast BSFA interviews with Periscope, it’s a little error prone so if it doesn’t work we’ll just do the audio. Cheers Chad!
Audio and Video – on the night.
Due to the popularity of this event we are moving to a new BIGGER venue which luckily is close by. Andrea has surpassed herself finding this venue 🙂
The Reliance, 336 Old Street, EC1V 9DR
MAP LINK: https://goo.gl/maps/
The ScienceFictionBookClub.org conclude their 2015 Best of British Season in November with three books:
- House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds on November 9th**
- The Time Machine by H.G. Wells on November 23rd**
- The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter on November 30th**
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A book launch and discussion takes place at the Book and Kitchen in London on Saturday 7th November from 7-9pm.
Science fiction authors, editors and publishers Bill Campbell, Zen Cho, Carmelo Rafala, Stephanie Saulter and Tade Thompson will discuss the ways in which Western ideals and narratives dominated the genre for decades, and how that is now being challenged. Continue reading