Are you excited about Fantasycon? Here at BFS, we cannot wait to see you all there, and to spend the weekend with our lovely Guests of Honour. This week, we’re delighted to share with you that our second Guest of Honour is Priya Sharma! Priya Sharma’s fiction has appeared in… Read More »Fantasycon Guest of Honour
The British Fantasy Society is thrilled to announce the first Guest of Honour for Fantasycon 2024, award winning fantasy novelist, Stephen Aryan. Stephen Aryan was born in Iran in 1977 and raised in Whitley Bay, on the north east coast of the UK. He has been reading fantasy since a… Read More »Fantasycon 2024 Guest of Honour
The BFS is very pleased to announce that Fantasycon 2024 will take place from 11th-13th October at The Queen at Chester Hotel, City Road, Chester. The event will be run by the BFS team, with Shona Kinsella as Chair. Tickets are available for sale here at early bird prices. Prices… Read More »Fantasycon 2024
With another year’s FantasyCon now in the rearview mirror, we asked Teika Marija Smits to reflect on her experience. Here’s what she delivered.
The British Fantasy Awards 2022 took place on 17th September 2022, as part of FantasyCon, held at Radisson RED Hotel in Heathrow. You can view the 2022 shortlists here. The winners were: The Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer: Shelley Parker-Chan, for She Who Became the Sun (Tor) Best Film/Television Production: Last Night in… Read More »British Fantasy Awards 2022: Winners announced
As a special treat this Fantasycon weekend, we are delighted to reveal the cover of The Cleaving, the upcoming novel by Juliet E McKenna, due out in April 2023, from Angry Robot. Isn’t it stunning? The Cleaving is an Arthurian retelling that follows the tangled stories of four women: Nimue,… Read More »Cover Reveal – The Cleaving by Juliet E McKenna
With Fantasycon only a few days away, here is some information to help your weekend go smoothly. Although the event doesn’t start until Saturday, the team will be at the hotel, setting things up on Friday night. The registration desk will be open from 8-10pm for you to pick up… Read More »Fantasycon 2022 – Useful tips
Fantasycon could not take place without the many attendees who volunteer to take part in readings, panels, workshops and talks and we couldn’t be more excited to listen to them. Haven’t bought your ticket yet? Book here: Buy tickets – FantasyCon 2022 – Radisson Red Hotel and Conference Centre, Sat… Read More »Fantasycon 2022 Participants