On this site you will find reports of UK Science Fiction Conventions
as documented in contemporary fanzines.

This is an ongoing project which will be updated as time allows.

If you have any suggestions for items you would like to see included please let us know.

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(all articles © assigned to individual authors)

All Convention Badge images reproduced from by kind permission of Bill Burns
More Conreps may be found on Dave Langford's Ansible Site

TWENTY-SIX CONS by Ron Holmes, Terry Jeeves and Ian Williams

MEDCON 1953 - Medcon or Bust! by Pete Taylor

BIRMINGHAM '65 - The Harry Harrison Show by Ivor Latto

GREAT YARMOUTH 1966 by Rob Hansen

BRISTOL '67 (BRISCON) - The Bristol Binge by Darroll Pardoe

CHESTER '72 (CHESSMANCON) - I Spent My Birthday at Chester and Lived by John Piggott

NOVACON 2 (1972) – Maule’s Well by Ian Maule

NEWCASTLE '74 - Once Upon a Tyne by Bob Shaw

NEWCASTLE '74 - Just In Tyne by Sam Long

NEWCASTLE '74 (TYNECON) - by Cath Gardner

BIRMINGHAM '74 - My Convention by Roy Kettle

COVENTRY '75 - A Transatlantic Convention Hurrah! Hurrah! by Brian Parker

COVENTRY '75 - The Great Seacon Freakout by Peter Nicholls

MANCHESTER '76 - Graham's Convention by Graham Charnock

MANCHESTER '76 - Tweed Elephant at Mancon by Rob Jackson

MANCHESTER '76 - by Kevin Williams

Mein Camp: Manchester 1976-by Tom Perry

BIRMINGHAM '76(NOVACON)- Snakehip's Dreams by Graham Charnock

BIRMINGHAM '77 - The Lost Weekend by Kev Smith

COVENTRY '77 - The Coventry Caper by Terry Jeeves

COVENTRY '77 - Wish You Were Here by D. West

LONDON HEATHROW '78 (SKYCON) - Survivacon by Paul Kincaid

LONDON HEATHROW '78 (SKYCON) - If You Go to Skycon Disco by Rob Hansen


LEEDS '79 - Dragonburger Boogie by Alan Dorey

BRIGHTON '79 - What I Did On My Summer Vacation by Ned Brooks

BIRMINGHAM '80 - Sphincters at Dawn by Roy Kettle

BIRMINGHAM '80/NEWCASTLE '81 - A Tale of Two Conventions by Rob Hansen

UNICON 3, KEELE UNIVERSITY '82 - Unicon in Retrospect by Linda Pickersgill

NOVACON 13, ROYAL ANGUS HOTEL, BIRMINGHAM '83 - The Nerds of November by Roy Kettle

HINCKLEY 2003 - And there I was and... by Greg Pickersgill

CORFLU COBALT: WINCHESTER 2010 - Entropy & The Heat Death of Winchester by Graham Charnock

NOVACON: NOTTINGHAM 2010 - Dave Hicks Stitched Me Up by Graham Charnock

BARCON 1 - LINCOLN 2013 - Don't Wee Anywhere by Claire Brialey

BARCON 2 - LEAMINGTON SPA 2014 - What did you do during Barcon 2, Daddy? by Graham Charnock

Letters of comment on any conrep on this site are welcomed, and will be considered for publication.