Wilf's International Con Listings 2003

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18/01/2003 - 19/01/2003
KapCon XII - Roleplaying Convention
Location: Wellington High School, Wellington, New Zealand
Webpage: http://kapcon.rpg.net.nz
Email: kapcon at lycos dot com 
24/01/03 - 26/01/03 
VeriCon - SF&F/Gaming/Comics
Location: Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA, USA
Guests: Charles Vess, Catherine Asaro, Patricia Wrede, Esther Friesner and many more
Webpage: http://www.vericon.org

E-mail: conchair at vericon dot org 
21/02/2003 - 23/02/2003
Location: Ashford International Hotel, Ashford,Kent
Guests of Honour: Chris Boucher plus more t.b.a..
Notes: Fun convention with lots of audience participation!
Contact: Redemption, 26 King's Meadow View, Wetherby, LS22 7FX. Att. £40.
E-mail: deleted
Webpage: http://www.smof.com/redemption/   

21/02/2003 - 23/02/2003  
Location: The Clarion Hotel Springfield, MO USA
Guests of Honour: Eugene Roddenberry, Matt Cashel, Gary Bedell, Fredd Gorham, Mary Capps, & more
Notes: Largest Gaming in the state of Missouri
Email: junior at visioncon dot net
Webpage: http://www.visioncon.net  

01/03/2003   02/03/2003 
ACTION REPLAY 2003 -The A team
Location: Bournemouth International Centre, England
Guests of Honour: Lance LeGault, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz
E-mail:  deleted
Webpage: http://www.actionreplay2003.com/  

07/03/2003   09/03/2003
Galaxy Con scifi, horror, TV, movies, Farscape, etc.
Location: BWI Airport Marriott, Baltimore, MD, USA
Guests: Jonathan Hardy, Robert Leeshock, Lani Tupu, more TBA!
Note: Free General Admission for Farscape Celebration and Press Event Friday night!
Contact: Galaxy, 8630-M Guilford Road #242, Columbia, MD, 21046, USA
Fax: 1-707-220-4697
Email: staff at galaxycon dot com
Webpage: http://www.galaxycon.com  
07/03/2003 2pm to 8pm  
Cocktail Party Reception to celebrate the opening of an exhibition of the futurist artist A. C. Radebaugh.
Location: Lost Highways Archive & Research Library (Address as Contact.)
Admission: Free for reception and exhibition.
Note: The "Future We Were Promised" exhibtion will be open until September 2003 at the Library and online indefinitely.
Contact: Todd B. Kimmell, Director, Lost Highways Archive & Research Library, 307 Market Street, 2nd floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106 USA
Telephone: 215 925 2568
Webpage: http://www.losthighways.org  

15/03/2003 - 16/03/2003  
CONPULSION Gaming Convention
Location: Teviot Row Union Building, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Membership: GBP 7 before 02/03/2003, then GBP 9 until 15/03/2003
Guests of Honour: Chris Bayliss and James Wallis, with more tba
Accommodation: check website
Note: Wide range of role-playing games, wargames, cardgames and social events like charity auction and pub quiz.
Contact: Fiona Campbell
Email: geas at ed dot ad dot uk
Webpage: http://www.conpulsion.org 

22/03/2003   23/03/2003    
Location: Fritz-Henssler Hause, Geschwister Scholl Srasse 33-37, Dortmund City Centre, Germany
Guests of Honour: Larry Niven and Barbara Slawig
Membership: Euro 20.00 until 31/12/2002, Euro 25.00 until 15/03/2003 Euro 30.00 at the door. Saturday only at the door: Euro 22.50. Sunday only at the door: Euro 12.50
Membership payments to: Irma Leu, Berliner Strasse 206, 45144 Essen, Germany
Dealers (Börse) Contact:: Utz Benscheid, Löwenstrasse 29, 44135 Dortmund, Germany
Dealers Email: borsé§dörtcön.dé

Info: Michael Ehrt/Astrid Zwingelberg, Uhlandstrasse 11, 59439 Holzwickede, Germany
E-mail:  deleted
Webpage: http://www.dortcon.de

23/03/2003   26/03/2003
Balticon 37 The 37th Maryland Regional Science Fiction Convention.
Location: Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel. Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Guests of Honour: Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Featured Artists: Sheila & Omar Rayyan.
Featured Filker: Steve MacDonald.
2002 Compton Crook Award Winner: Wen Spencer.
Membership: (USD) 35.00 until December 15th, 40.00 Dec. 16-Feb. 28, 45.00 Mar. 1-April 30, 50.00 at the door.
Accommodation: (USD) 122.00 plus tax
Webpage: www.balticon.org 

24/03/2003 - 26/03/2003  
WARPCON XIII Gaming Convention
Location: Students' Union Building, University College, Cork, Ireland.
Membership: Euro 14 before 13/01/2003
Guests of Honour: John Kovalic and James Wallis, with more tba
Accommodation: Hostel Euro 16 pppn, B&B Single Euro 52.50 pppn, twin/double Euro 40 pppn, triple Euro 35 pppn.
Note: Wide range of role-playing games, wargames, cardgames and social events like charity auction and pub quiz.
Contact: Sadhbh Warren
Email: info at warpcon dot com
Webpage: http://www.warpcon.com

04/04/2003 - 06/04/2003
WILLYCON 5 - Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
Location: Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska, USA
Guests of Honour: Wil McCarthy (author), Lucy A. Synk (Artist), John & Belinda Jamison (Fans)
Note: Fan run convention with art show and auction, writers' and artists' workshops, lots of fun!
Contact: WillyCon, c/o Ron Vick, 1111 Main Street, Wayne, NE 68787
Telephone: +01 (402) 375-7321
E-mail: Ron Vick - RoVick1 at wsc dot edu
Webpage: http://wildcat.wsc.edu/clubs/sfclub/text_site/willycon/

04/04/2003 - 06/04/2003
Odyssey Con III-Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
Location: The Radisson Inn Madison,Wisconsin
Guests of Honour: Harry Turtledove, Catherine Asaro, John Kovalic and many more
Membership: USD 35.00 until March 10,2003 USD 40.00 at the door
Accommodation: Radisson Inn, Madison, Wisconsin 1-800-333-3333 or www.radmad.com
Note: Parties,masquerade,dance etc
Contact: Odyssey con, C/O Jerome Van Epps, 901 Jennifer St, Madison, Wisconsin 532703 USA
Email: oddcon at oddcon dot org
Webpage: www.oddcon.org


NOVAG GAMECON 18 General Gaming Convention
Location: Tyson's Westpark Hotel, 8401 Westpark Dr. McLean, VA 22102-3602 USA
Guest of Honour: Walter O'Hara
Membership: $15.00 USD for general admission, $10.00 USD for NOVAG members
Accommodation: http://travel.yahoo.com/p/hotel/358156 Ask for Convention rates
Post Address: NOVAG POB 223660 Chantilly, VA 20153 USA
Email: gamecon-signup at novag dot org
Webpage: http://www.novag.org
17/04/2003 - 20/04/2003   
Location: Airport Hilton Hotel, Kansas City, MO. USA
Guest of Honour: Graham Masterton.
Artist Guest of Honour: Nick Smith
Editor Guest of Honour: Don D'Auria
Master of Ceremonies: Laurell K. Hamilton
Special Guest of Honour: Forrest J Ackerman
Membership: $100 to 28/02/03, then $125 (cheques to KaCSFFS)
Info: WHC 2003 C/O KaCSFFS, Box 2000, Lee's Summit, MO 64081, USA or Dee Willis 001 913 248 9808
E-mail:  deleted
Webpage: http://www.whc2003.org 

18/04/2003 - 21/04/2003   
Seacon 2003 - The 54th British National SF Convention
Location: Hanover International Hotel, Hinckley, UK
Guests of Honour: Chris "Fangorn" Baker, Christopher Evans, Mary Gentle
Programme: There will be a four stream programme but it is planned that there will be no fanroom as such.
Note: There is a zipped PDF file of PR1 available on the website.
Membership: Attending GBP35.00; Supporting GBP 20.00; Junior (12-15) GBP20.00; Child 5+ GBP 5.00; <5 Nil.
Accommodation: (At the Hanover.) Single: GBP 45.00; Double: GBP 32.50 pppn; Triple: GBP 25.00 pppn.
Alternative Accommodation: Hinckley Hotels and Guest Houses plus maps  Return to Discworld 2002

Getting around Hinckley: Transport
E-mail:   deleted
Membership E-mail:   deleted
eGroup Membership Contact: deleted
Webpage: http://www.seacon03.org.uk/  

18/04/2003 - 23/04/2003
Emoticon The New Zealand National Convention
E-mail: deleted  

19/05/2003 - 25/05/2003  
The 2nd International Week of Science and Science Fiction
Location: Timisoara, Romania
Guests of Honour: Ian Watson, Danut Ungureanu, István Nemere, Roberto Quaglia and Vince Docherty
Ghost of Honour: H. G. Wells
Membership: Nominally free for everyone. Western Europeans are requested to donate £20.00 for a Sunday Banquet ticket that will also entitle them to go on special guided tours. (See Website)
Accommodation 1: Youth Hostel (3 must book together for USD 10.00)(no breakfast) There is a query about quality
Accommodation 2: Continental Hotel (roughly 3 star European quality) GBP 25.00 or USD 35.00 per night
Romanian Webpage: www.geocities.com/lumivirtuale (Other Romanian webpages listed on English webpage)
English E-mail: deleted
English Webpage: www.concatenation.org  

23/05/2003 - 24/05/2003  
SILVER ARROW 2003: THE LAST ARROW 20th Anniversary ROBIN OF SHERWOOD convention.
Location: The Ramada Plaza Hotel, Bristol, UK
Guests of Honour: Robert Addie, Clive Mantle, Phil Rose, Richard Carpenter, Annabel Lee, Esta Charkham, many more TBA!
Email: deleted
Webpage: http://members.lycos.co.uk/sa2003/

23/05/2003 - 25/05/2003
Crashdown  Smallville and Roswell
Location: Thistle Hotel, Heathrow, London, England
Guests of Honour: David Nutter, William Sadler, Nick Wechsler, Michael Sheard, Allison Mack and Majandra Delfino.
Membership: GBP 60.00 for the whole weekend
E-mail: deleted
Webpage: www.crashdown-conventions.co.uk  

23/05/2003 - 25/05/2003
CONduit 13: The Nightmare Continues General sf&f con
Location: Wyndham Hotel 15 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, USA
Guest of Honour: Harry Turtledove
Membership: Postmarked by October 31, 2002: $26.00 Postmarked by February 28, 2003: $32.00 At the Con: $38.00.
Accommodation: http://www.wyndham.com/SaltLakeCity/default.cfm
Post Address: CONduit Organizing Committee, PO BOX 11745, Salt Lake City, UT 84147-0745 USA
Phone: 01 801 531 7500 (Mountain Timezone)
Fax: 01 801 328 1289
Email: deleted
Webpage: http://conduit.sfcon.org/   
23/05/2003 - 26/05/2003
BayCon 2003
Theme: It's About Time!
Location: DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose California, USA
Guests of Honour:
Writer Guest of Honour: Greg Bear
Artist Guest of Honour: Mark Ferrari
Fan Guest of Honour: Janice Gelb
Toastmaster: Rachel Holmen
Membership: (USD) 50.00 until 31 Dec 2002, 60.00 until 28 Feb 2003, 65.00 until 30 Apr 2003, 75.00 at the door
Room Rates: Available soon on the web page.
Anticipated Attendance: 2000+ members
Contact: BayCon 2003 . P.O. Box 610427 . San Jose, CA 95161-0427
Phone Number:+0 408 450-1788
E-mail: deleted
Webpage: http://www.baycon.org  

31/05/2003 - 01/06/2003
SCI FI SUMMER General Sci-Fi/Fantasy/gaming/Panels
Location: Atlanta Perimeter DoubleTree Hotel, 6120 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30328-4513
Guests of Honour: Bob Burden , Michael Weaver
Membership: USD 15.00 until 15/05/2003, then USD 20.00 at the door. Kids 12 and under free, Group rates.
Accommodation: Same as con hotel. USD 79 special convention rate
Note: Some very hard to find films will be shown during the con
Contact: P.O. Box 957203, Duluth, Georgia 30095
Telephone: (770) 921-1447
Email: deleted
Webpage: http://www.sfscon.org  

31/05/2003 - 01/06/2003

Location: Knoxville I-75 Expo Center, Knoxville Tennessee, USA
Guests of Honour: Ben Chapman, Steve Stanley, Erin Gray, Ben Chapman, Felix Silla, Dirk Benedict, Gil Gerard, Linda Harrison, James Macarthur & Lou Ferrigno.
Admission: $5 per day
Contact: Adventure Con 1623 Montvale Rd. Maryville, Tennessee 37803
Phone Number: 865-984-4476
E-mail: deleted
Webpage: http://toyshow.org

13/06/2003 - 15/06/2003  
Fantastika 2003 (Not SweCon this Year)
Location: Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
Guest of Honour:Johanna Sinisalo
Comics Guest of Honour: Bryan Talbot
Swedish Guest of Honour: Kristoffer Leandoer,
Fan Guest of Honour: Bjørn Tore Sund
Membership: SEK 200.00 or GBP 13.50 or NOK 160 or EUR 20.00
E-mail: deleted
Webpage: http://www.zetterling.nu/fantastika2003/    

20/06/2003 - 12206/2003
Location: Burgerhaus in Garching near Munich, Germany
Guests of Honour: Susan Schwartz (aka Uschi Zietsch) and possibly Dr. Rita Grünbein
Contact: Dieter Wengenmayr.Postfach /11 38,81511 München, Germany.
Webpage: http://www.garching-con.net  
05/07/2003 -06/07/2003 

CONSTRUCTION - The con running convention.
Location: Cardiff (Don't know where yet)
Notes: Structured weekend on convention running. Main programming 10-5 Saturday and Sunday with social events Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.
Contact: ConStruction, 37 St. Peters Street, Duxford, Cambridge, CB2 4RP, United Kingdom.
E-mail: deleted
Webpage: www.DragonEvents.ltd.uk  

11/07/2003 - 13/07/2003  
Toronto Trek, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Beyond
Location: Regal Constellation Hotel,Toronto, Canada
Guests of Honour: J. Caitlin Brown, Erin Gray, Gil Gerard & Linda Park
Programme: More than 250 hours and over 15 continuous streams scheduled over the weekend
Membership: Adult pre-reg prices until May 30: Weekend $48, Friday $26, Saturday $44, Sunday $31.
                   Adult prices after May 30: Weekend $58, Friday $31, Saturday $54, Sunday $36.
                   Children (5-12) pre-reg prices until May 30: Weekend $21, Friday $10, Saturday $18, Sunday $13,                    Children (5-12) prices after May 30: Weekend $27, Friday $13, Saturday $23, Sunday $15
                   (all prices in Canadian dollars)
Accommodation: Regal Constellation Hotel 416-675-1500 or toll-free 1-800-268-4838.
                         Mention Toronto Trek for special Convention Rates.
Contact: Toronto Trek, P.O. Box #7097, Station A, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5W 1X7
E-mail: deleted
Webpage: http://www.tcon.ca 

11/07/2003 - 13/07/2003
ShowMeCon General Science Fiction and Fantasy convention
Location: Four Points Sheraton, 3400 Rider Trail South, Earth City, Missouri, USA
Guests of Honour: Timothy Zahn, Alan Clark, Dick Durock and "Uncle Timmy" Bolgeo.
Membership: USD 35.00 (includes con T-shirt) until 01/06/2003, then USD 40.00 at the door. Kids 6-15 get $10 off when accompanied by attending adult, kids under 6 free with attending adult. Sponsorships available with
lots of extra perks for a bit more, check the website!
Accommodation: Same as con hotel, $88 single - quad.
Note: RoboWars featured this year, Dealers room, Art Show and Auction, Dances & Parties!
Contact: ShowMeCon PO Box 410115, Creve Coeur, MO 63141-9998
Email: deleted
Webpage: http://www.showmecon.com 

01/08/2003 - 03/08/2003   
FINNCON 10 EuroCon 2003
Location: University of Turku, Turku, Finland.
Guests of Honour: Boris Hurtta (Finnish author), Karolina Bjällerstedt Micos (Swedish author), Michael Swanwick (winner of Hugo, Nebula and other awards.) Jonathan Clemets (anime GoH, UK), Bjørn Tore Sund (fan-GoH, Norway) and Steve Sansweet (Star Wars fan)
Membership: FREE!  (Zilch, zero, nothing, The best cons in life are free!)
Note: It is traditional at Finncons to open the doors to the general public throughout the con. Typical attendance can be over 3,000.
Getting There: See how to get there and back for less than £100.00
Getting There Cheaper : http://www.ryanair.com Special Fares available GBP 10.00 off before midnight 01/05/03
Accommodation: Sleeping bag (mixed) accommodation available in a nearby sports hall for EUR 5.00 per night
E-mail: deleted
Contact: (For translations from Swedish) wilf dot james at ntlworld dot com
Webpage: http://www.finncon.org Mostly Finnish and Swedish but some parts are already in English
Finncon Report: A report page for Finncon X is under construction 
1/08/2003 - 03/08/2003  
CONJURATION Role-playing games
Location: New Hall, Cambridge. GoH
Guest of Honour: Kenneth Hite
Membership: GBP 25.00
Accommodation: B&B on-site from GBP 33.00 pppn.
Note:  No tournaments
Contact 48 Brackyn Road, Cambridge, CB1 3PQ.

01/08/2003 - 03/08/2003  
SC2003 (ScaperCon 2003): A Farscape fan party
Location: Radisson Hotel O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois, USA
Guests of Honour: Lani Tupu, Jonathan Hardy and Wayne Pygram
Contact: Blue Lady Productions, Inc, 832 Muddy Branch Road, Gaithersburg Md, 20878
Email: deleted
Webpage: http://www.bluelady.org
08/08/2003 - 10/08/2003
08/08/2003 - 10/08/2003
ConGlomeration Science Fiction and Fantasy Multimedia Convention
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Guests of Honour: Eric Flint, Alan Pollack, Peter Watts
Membership: $25 to 25/07/2003, $35 thereafter
Accommodation: Hurstborne Hotel and Convention Center
Note: Offers art show, masquerade, con suite, 24-hour programming and gaming and more
Contact: Jessica Bratcher, Programming Chair
Email: deleted
Webpage: http://members.iglou.com/shadowr/conglomeration.htm 

09/08/2003 - 11/08/2003

CONTEXXT Unicon 20 Joint event with
HARMUNI 2 filk relaxacon
Location: University of Gloucestershire
Membership: GBP 30.00 reg, GBP 15.00 concessions, small children GBP 1.00
Contact: 17 Cow Lane, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 7SZ
E-mail:   deleted

15/08/2003 - 17/08/2003  
Swecon 2003 The National Swedish SF Convention (Two Brits and a Norwegian meet a Moose) (It is really an Elk!)
Location: Ångströmlaboratoriet, Polacksbacken,Uppsala, Sweden
Guests of Honour:  Alastair Reynolds and Ken MacLeod
Fan Guest of Honour: P. C. Jørgensen
Membership: SEK 250.00 or GBP 20.00 until August 1, 2003. SEK 300.00 (GBP 23.00) at the door.
Supporting Membership: SEK 75.00
Foreign agents: Ben Roimola (Finland), Johannes H. Berg (Norway)
E-mail: deleted
Webpage in Swedish:http://sfweb.dang.se/2003.html
Webpage in English: http://sfweb.dang.se/2003e.html 

15/08/2003 - 17/08/2003
Dragonflight Gaming Convention
Location: Seattle Washington (USA) Seattle University
Guests of Honour: James Earnest
Membership: USD 55.00
Accommodation: Dorm rooms at Seattle University
Contact: Sigfried Trent
Telephone: 206-525-9056
Email: deleted
Webpage: http://www.dragonflight.org  

17/08/2003 - 18/08/2003
Small-press comics
Location: Oxford Union, St Michael's St, Oxford
Membership: GBP 9.00 reg GBP 6.00 students/unwaged), GBP 12.00 at door
Contact: 18 Hawkins St, Oxford, OX4 1YD
E-mail: deleted  

28/08/2003 - 01/09/2003  
Torcon III
- Worldcon 2003
Toronto, Canada
Guests of Honour: George R.R. Martin, Frank Kelly Freas, Mike Glyer, Spider Robinson and Robert Bloch.
Membership: $170.
Contact: PO Box 3, Station A, Toronto, ON, M5W 1A2, Canada,
E-mail: deleted
Webpage: http://www.torcon3.on.ca   
28/08/2003 - 31/08/2003  
30th National French SF Convention (
La trentième Convention Nationale de Science-fiction Francaise )
au Château de la Châtaigneraie, à Flémalle Liège Belgium
Guests of Honour: André-François Ruaud, Brian Stableford, Jean-Pierre Fontana & Patrick Marcel
Full Membership: Euro 55.00
Day Memberships: 1 day = Euro 20.00;  2 days = Euro 30.00;  3 days = Euro 40.00
Sara Doke doke dot sara at yucom dot be
E-mail: Anne Smulders smulders dot a at skynet dot be
Webpage: htmlhttp://www.noosfere.com/convention/page8.html (Hunt the info through the labyrinth)  

05/09/2003 - 07/09/2003  
LY-CON 1 German National SFCD Con
Jugend und Kulturzentrum "Röhre" (Youth and Culture Centre "Tube") Lübeck, Germany
Note: This is only 100 metres from the CVJM-Haus in Große Petersgrube where HanseCons are held.
See Details for previous HanseCons. The Culture Centre offers more room than the CVJM Haus.
Contact: Heinrich R. Arenz, Burgstraße 33, 60316 Frankfurt Germany.
E-mail: edm at lynet dot de
Webpage: http://members.aol.com/sfcl  

05/09/2003 - 07/09/2003   
Three days of fannishness, forteana, foolishness and fun
The Pub called Tre Backar in central Stockholm, Sweden
SEK 200.00 or EUR 20.00 or GBP 17.00 (It is a bit late for supporting memberships now.)
Guest of Honour: Robert Rankin
E-mail: rancon at reutersward dot nu
Webpage: http://www.reuterward.nu/rancon  

14/09/2003 10:30am to 4:30pm
Clacton Sci-fi Convention
Highfield Holiday Park, London Road, Clacton-on-Sea, UK.
Guests of Honour: Colin Baker, Louise Jameson, Julian Glover, Paul Darrow, Dermot Crowley, Jennie Linden and Shane Rimmer
Adults: GBP 5 before, GBP 7 at the door, children GBP 3 before, GBP 5 at the door, Family Ticket (two adults, two children), GBP 20.
Highfield Holiday Park
A fan-run event that is Clacton's largest paid-for attraction. More than ten guests and 1,500 visitors!
Contact: Economic Development Unit, Tendring Council, Pier Avenue, Clacton, Essex.
Telephone: +44 (0) 1255 423400
Email: m dot beales at tesco.net
Webpage: http://www.clactonscifi.net  

21/9/2003  10am-6pm

Champagne Charlie's, 17 The Arches, Villiers St, London, WC2N 4NN
Guests of Honour: TBA
Note: The con will wind down to pub evening
Membership: GBP 17.00 GBP 12.00 for British Fantasy Soc members; GBP 20.00 at the door
Contact: Beech House, Chapel Lane, Moulton, Cheshire, CW9 8PQ.  

26/9/2003 - 28/9/2003
To Be CONtinued

Location: Radisson Hotel & Star Plaza Theater, Merrillville Indiana. USA
Guests of Honour: Larry Niven, Alan Clark, Corbin Keep, Tracy Lunquist, Richard Biggs, Jason Carter,
                           Rockne S. O'Bannon, Julie Caitlin-Brown, Eugene Roddenberry,Jr.
Membership: USD 30.00 to 9/7/03. I
Contact: To Be CONtinued P.O. Box 1582 No. Riverside, IL 60546 USA
Email: Info at 2becontinued dot com
Webpage: www.2becontinued.com 
27/9/2003 - 28/9/2003   
Another alternative to the cancelled Octocon 03
Location: Ashling Hotel, Parkgate St, Dublin 8.
Guest of Honour: Ken MacLeod
Other Guests: Eugene Byrne, Diane Duane, Roger Gregg, James P Hogan, Katherine Kurtz, Juliet E McKenna, Peter Morwood, Kim Newman, John W Sexton, Charlie Stross and Ian Watson
Note: Literary science fiction, fantasy and horror convention
Membership: Euro 20.00 to 7 Jan, Euro 25.00 GBP 13 to 21 Apr, Euro 30.00 GBP 20.00 thereafter, Euro35 GBP 22.50 at the door
Supporting Membership: Euro 10.00
Accommodation: At Ashling Hotel or see website
Contact: Yellow Brick Road, 8 Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1, Ireland.
Email: phoenixconvention at yahoo dot co dot uk (or through website)
Webpage: http://www.slovobooks.com/phoenix

03/10/2003 - 05/10/2003
Studentersamfundets Hus, Chateau Neuf. Slemdalsveien 7 Oslo, Norway (Oslo Map)
Guest of Honour: Peter F. Hamilton
Programme: Many items planned in English but some planned Norwegian language items may be switched to English
Membership: GBP 20.00 or USD 30.00
Accommodation: The committee will do their best to find low priced or even free accommodation for foreign fans.
Note: The programme includes a banquet.
Travel: Ryanair is offering cheap flights from Stansted to Oslo Torp (A bit like London Bedford)
Contact: Norcon 2003, C/o Johannes H. Berg, Tuengen Allé 10, N-0374, Oslo, Norway
Mobile Phone (Cellphone): +47 92 08 13 65 (Johannes H. Berg)
Email: jhberg at fandom dot no
Webpage:  http://www.norcon.fandom.no/english.html 

03/10/2003 - 05/10/2003  

Crowne Plaza Foster City, 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, California USA 94404,
USD 50.00 until 02/10/2003. USD 60.00 at the door. USD 40.00 for 2-day membership.
                   USD 20.00 for Friday only; USD 25.00 for Saturday only or Sunday only.
Guests of Honor:
Tim Powers, Frank Wu, Sara Bruce and Dann Lopez
SiliCon, Post Office Box 61567, Sunnyvale, California USA 94088-1567
lopez_dann at hotmail dot com

03/10/2003 - 05/10/2003
Nuke-Con 2003
Days Hotel Carlise, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Guests of Honour: TBA
Notes: Annual convention held in Fall, for gamers, by gamers
Email: nuke-con at tconl dot com
Webpage: http://www.nuke-con.com

0/10/2003 - 13/10/2003  
(New Date & Location)
Sand Bay Hoiliday Village, Kewstoke, Weston Super Mare
Guests of Honour: Sylvia Anderson, Nicholas Courtney, Paul Darrow, Jack Douglas, Jeremy Dyson, Mark Gatiss, Michael Hurst, John Levene, Keith Lindsay, Shane Rimmer, Michael Sheard, Julie Stevens, Gareth Thomas with Ray Galton and Alan Simpson .
Ccabaret Artist: Mitch Benn
Workshop: Peafur Productions
Contact address:
Cult TV 2003, P.O. Box 1701, Peterborough PE7 1ER
enquiries at CultTV dot net
An English version will be ready soon: www.CultTV.org 

17/10/2003 - 19/10/2003  
Gaming Convention
The Crowne Plaza Meadowlands Hotel,2 Harmon Plaza,Secaucus, New Jersey, 07094 USA
Guests of Honour:
Pete Abrams,Brian J. Cano,Tony DiGerolamo,B.D. Flory,C.J. Henderson,R.K. Milholland and Chris Moreno
Friday 4pm-2am USD 10.00,Saturday 8am-2am USD 20.00,Sunday 8am-4pm USD 15.00
                   Weekend Pass USD 40.00, Group discounts for 6+
Ubercon II will feature a wide range of gaming including CCG's, LARP, RPG's, tabletop games, board games, miniatures, LAN and consoles. RPGA and DCI sanctioned games. Special Guest events.
Room Rates:
USD 89.00 per room per night for up to 4 people
Anticipated Attendance:
UberCon LLC, 370 Ramsey Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
acasbarian at ubercon.com
Toronto Comicon
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front St. WestToronto, Ontario, Canada
Guests of Honour: Kaare Andrews, UDON studio others TBA
Webpage: http://www.hobbystar.com  

24/10/2003 - 26/10/2003   
(Like Aliens Stole My Handbag and Damn Fine Convention.)
Fairways Hotel, Dundalk, Ireland.
Master of Ceremonies: Robert Rankin
GBP 35.00 or Euro 55.00
Sterling to 13a Bridge Rd, Uxbridge, UB8 2QW, Euro to 123 Carnlough Rd, Cabra West, Dublin 7. Ireland
Contact address UK : They Came and Shaved Us, 13A Bridge Rd, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 2QW, England.
Contact address Irish and Eurozone: They Came and Shaved Us, 123 Carnlough Rd, Cabra West, Dublin 7, Ireland.
E-mail: Via web site

24/10/2003 – 26/10/2003
general sf,f&h con
Sheraton Hotel Lakewood, 360 Union Blvd., Lakewood, Colorado, USA
Guests of Honour:
Barry B. Longyear, Christopher Stasheff. Artists Lubov and Shaenon F. Garrity.
Toastmaster: Walter Jon Williams.
USD 26.00 to 30/06/2003, USD 28.00 to 30/09/2003, USD 30.00 to 10/10/2003, USD 32.00 at door.
Post Address:
MileHiCon 35, P.O. Box 101322, Denver, CO 80250-1322 USA
303-657-5912 (Mountain Time Zone)
lindanel at ix dot netcom dot com

07/11/03 - 09/11/03
xl5 at zoom dot co dot uk

08/11/03 - 09/11/03
Screamfest 2003 Horror Convention
Holiday Inn, 1711 North University Drive - Plantation (Fort Lauderdale), Florida, 33322 USA
Guests of Honour:
Glenn Shadix, Vernon Wells, Reggie Bannister, Gunnar Hansen, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Kenny Miller, Joey Image, Heather Ashley and many more.
Call 1-954-583-7633 for information.
Holiday Inn - 1-954-472-5600
Website has more information.
Alan Glassman
AlanKMG at comcast dot net
Toronto Anime Con
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Guests of Honour: Brad Swaile other TBA
14/11/2003 - 16/11/2003  

ALTERNATE UNIVERSE Multi-media convention
Location: The Thistle London Heathrow, Bath Road, Longford, West Drayton, UB7 0EQ, London. England.
Guests from: Stargate SG-1, Jeremiah, Relic Hunter, X-Files, Outer Limits, Babylon 5, StarTrek, V, Superman, NYPD
Blue, JAG, Conan the Destroyer, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. (Guest details TBA)
Membership: GBP 40.00 (Day Pass) - GBP 85.00 (weekend pass) plus GBP 125.00 (VIP ticket) Juvenile tickets (Under 12yrs) are half price (not including VIP tickets) (Numbered tickets- first come, first served.)
Accommodation: Same as con hotel. Double Room = GBP 77. Delegates must state convention name on booking for discount.
Contact: Level 3 Conventions Ltd, 71 Virginia Way, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 3QR. England.
Telephone:+44 (0) 118 967 5739
Fax: +44 (0) 118 967 57836
Email: info at L3 conventions dot co dot uk
Webpage: http://www.L3conventions.co.uk (The website will be active from around 12/07/03) 
14/11/2003 - 16/11/2003
Montreal Science Fiction/Anime/Comic Expo
Palais des Congres de Montreal,201 avenue Viger Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Guests of Honour: Marina Sirtis, Ethan Phillips, Peter Mayhew, Leni Parker, Kirby Morrow, plus more
14/11/2003 - 16/11/2003
Gaming Convention
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan USA
Guests of Honour: TBD
Membership: DNA
Accommodation: DNA
Contact: Edward Chusid
Email: ucon-info at umich dot edu
Webpage: www.ucon-gaming.org 
15/11/2003 -16/11/2003
- The British Costume Convention
Location: Quality Hotel Birmingham North, Walsall, UK
Membership: Until 6th October 2003 GBP35.00 Saturday only GBP 25.00 Sunday only GBP 15.00
                   Child (5 - 15 years inclusive) GBP 10.00 Children less than 5 years old are free.
Membership: after 6th October GBP 40.00 Saturday only GBP 30.00 Sunday only GBP 20.00
                   Child (5 - 15 years inclusive) GBP 15.00
Supporting Membership: GBP 5.00- this buys you the Progress reports so that you can find out more about the event without committing to attend it, and will be deducted from the attending rate if you choose to upgrade later.
Accommodation: Please book through the convention for the discounted rate of GBP 30.00 per person night single
occupancy rooms and GBP 40.00 per night for twin or double for 2 people.
Note: What is a Costume Convention? It is a chance to get together with other like minded individuals and
experience: Presentations on making costumes; Making a costume; Workshops; Presenting or displaying costumes
Everyone with an interest in costume is welcome.
Programme: Masquerades provisionally - Saturday Evening - Science Fiction/Fantasy and Anything Goes; Sunday Morning - Historical Costumes. There will also be a 'Show and Tell session' and various workshops - details will be published nearer the time.
Contact: British Costume Convention, 7 Church Close, Northwood, Middx HA6 1SG
E-mail: wardrobe at www dot conventions dot org dot uk
Webpage: http://www.britishcostumeconvention.org.uk

Email Discussion group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WardrobeUK/
(Public access discussion forum - anyone can read it, anyone can become a member, members can post to it)  

Toronto Sci Fi Con
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Guests: Aron Eisenberg, Mike Edmonds others TBA
05/12/2003 - 07/12/2003
AnonyCon -
Roleplaying, miniatures, RPGA
Stamford, Connecticut, USA
USD 25 preregistration or USD 35 at the door
Holiday Inn Select in Stamford, USD 81 per night
New and original Classic D&D games written by our accomplished authors, six rounds of Living Greyhawk, Call of Cthulhu, MageKnight, HeroClix, MechWarrior and more. We've got a wide variety of quality games at AnonyCon, and we want fun for all.
info at anonycon dot com

These con listings have been taken or translated from:
ConNotation Ansible  Fans Across the World, the SFCD  SF-Infodienst  Jenga's SF and Gaming Convention Lists  and other websites in Europe.
More convention information is always needed. (Please note the format that I use.)

Wilf James,106 Jarden, Letchworth, Herts. SG6 2NZ, UK.
E-mail: wilf dot james at ntlworld dot com

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