Phew. I’ve now updated our full listing. See it here: https://metaphysicalfantasy.wordpress.com/events/uk-conventions-and-festivals-scifi-fantasy-and-horror/.
Phew, so I’ve just updated the listing of conventions, and it looks like a busy old year coming up, apparently unfazed and fearless of the all-powerful Omichron (which is a Doctor Who monster, right?). Anyway, here’s what’s coming up: https://metaphysicalfantasy.wordpress.com/events/uk-conventions-and-festivals-scifi-fantasy-and-horror/!
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Well, despite the global pandemic/zombie apocalypse, the convention circuit has risen from its grave, from the ashes, whatever metaphor you’d like. I’ve now fully updated this website’s listings, all the way through to late 2022! Check it our here: UK conventions and festivals: scifi, fantasy, horror and comicbooks | Metaphysical Fantasy (wordpress.com)
Well, it looks like the convention circuit for science fiction, fantasy and horror has been gearing back up. I’ve now updated the universal list for you to check out: https://metaphysicalfantasy.wordpress.com/events/uk-conventions-and-festivals-scifi-fantasy-and-horror/
Happy to announce I’ll be giving a presentation on the sociohistory of fantasy sub-genres, doing a reading and engaging in a Q&A at the BFS York Pubmeet on Saturday 11 March 2017. There’ll be a raffle, give-aways, signed things and all that. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/2nd-2017-york-pubmeet-fantasy-sub-genres-sociohistory-and-a-j-dalton-tickets-31990617799?aff=es2
Liverpool Hope University is hosting a free Tolkien Day on 11 November 2016, featuring Alan Lee, the Academy Award winning Concept Artist of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. After Lee’s talk, the university will host a free evening screening of The Return of the King. More details of the event can be found at http://www.hope.ac.uk/media/media,67442,en.pdf
The annual GollanczFest will soon be upon us! What does the festival involve? Online discussions with celebrity authors, panel debates in Waterstones (tickets go on sale at 11am today) and much, much more. I’ll be taking part in panel debates at Waterstones Manchester Deansgate on Friday 16 October. What more could you want? Check out http://www.gollanczfest.com or #gollanczfest15.
HorrorCon 2015, 17 -18 Jan, Rotherham/Sheffield: special guests, lectures, Cosplay and market, http://horrorconventions.co.uk/index.html