EASTERCON Consults Fans

Written by Ed Fortune Thursday, 29 October 2015

Event News

Members of Eastercon, the UK's oldest science fiction convention, are consulting the fans on its future.

The questionnaire can be found here, with the aim being to ask the fans how Eastercon should organise itself in the future. This is an initial step in a planned series of talks and discussions.

Eastercon has been around since 1948 and is ran by the fans for the fans. The event (which is traditionally held on Easter weekend) typically invites the great and the good from the Scientific, Science Fiction and Fan communities to talk, drink and generally geek out over all things fannish.

Eastercon currently has no official governing body; each event is carried out as an individual enterprise that embodies a loose collection of traditions and well-meaning arrangements gathered over the years. Due to its age Eastercon has gained many assets, including an unrivalled level of expertise in organisation fannish conventions.

With the convention calendar becoming increasingly more crowded every year, many in the community are expressing a desire to see the most established UK convention step up and adapt.

More information can be found here.

SHARE YOUR COMMENTS BELOW OR ON TWITTER @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local STARBURST stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. For our digital edition (available to read on your iOS, Android, Amazon, Windows 8, Samsung and/or Huawei device - all for just £1.99), visit MAGZTER DIGITAL NEWSSTAND.

CLICK TO BUY!

MORE FROM AROUND THE WEB:



Suggested Articles:
Doctor Who fans will be delighted to hear that Billie Piper, who played companion Rose from the firs
Sci-Fi Scarborough has announced that Steve Howarth will be appearing at the popular convention. Ste
Popular BBC writer Joe Lidster will be appearing at the popular Sci-Fi Scarborough on Saturday, Apri
Legendary actor David Warner has been announced to appear at Sci-Fi Scarborough 2017. The Emmy-awar
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner