2012 Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror Cons in UK

Posted by: Edwin H Rydberg

Whether it’s for fandom, meeting your favourite authors, or getting writing advice, cons are great. The Uk has a great SFFH con scene and this, with more cons popping up all the time, it’s better than ever. Here are the ones I know about (mostly related to writing) but please feel free to add any I’ve missed in the comments.

Eastercon (Olympus 2012, sci-fi/fantasy)

Easter weekend (Apr 6-9 this year)
Heathrow
Cost: around £65/weekend
olympus2012.org

Sci-Fi London

May 1-7
London
Cost: per item, check site
sci-fi-london.com

Discover Festival CANCELED

May 18-20
Coalville
Cost: £45
discoverfestival.co.uk

The Sci-fi & Comic Extravaganza

May 19-20
Bath
Cost: free
hosted by RoundStone Framing

Fantasycon

September 27-30
Brighton
Cost: £55
fantasycon2012.org

Bristolcon (Science Fiction / Fantasy)

October 20
Bristol
Cost: currently £15 (£25 at the door)
bristolcon.org

Novacon 42 (Science Fiction)
November 9-11
Nottingham
Cost: £40
novacon.org.uk

Thought Bubble (Comics, cosplay)
November 11-18
Leeds
Cost: £ not listed yet
novacon.org.uk

A fairly comprehensive list of film/TV-related cons can be found at The Geek Syndicate.