Edinburgh Comic Con will be back again for its fifth year, cementing its home in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre as it pitches tents there for the third time over the weekend of the 14th and 15th of April. The event’s dauntless high heidyin James Lundy has assembled another collection of individuals from various corners … Continued

Brave New Words Award 2017 Shortlist Announced

STARBURST Magazine is happy to announce the shortlist for its Brave New Words Award.  The nominees are: Katie Khan for her novel, Hold Back the Stars (Penguin Random House) Adrian Tchaikovsky for his book Dogs of War (Head of Zeus) Margrét Helgadóttir for her work as editor of Pacific Monsters ( Fox Spirit Books) . … Continued

Don’t Miss the Liverpool Comic Con This March

There’s not long to wait now until the first ever Liverpool Comic Con, which will bring some of Hollywood’s finest to the waterfront Exhibition Centre on the weekend of March 10th and 11th. Among the guests confirmed for the event are Dirk Benedict, best known for the TV shows The A-Team and Battlestar Galactica (where … Continued

Andrew Lee Potts Added to STARBURST Media City Festival Bill

We’re pleased to announce that Andrew Lee Potts will be attending the STARBURST Media City Festival in March. An ever-popular convention guest, Andrew will be discussing his web series Wireless, in which he not only stars but direct, edits, and co-writes! After the success of Primeval, where his character Connor Temple became a firm fan … Continued

Grab Your FREE Ticket to the STARBURST Media City Festival

We’re proud to announce that the STARBURST Media City Festival will take place this March at The Landing at MediaCityUK- and even more delighted to say, the tickets are FREE! We have teamed up with the folks at The Landing to host the first-ever film festival at MediaCityUK, and have put together a line-up of … Continued

DOCTOR WHO’s Osgood Announced For Sci-Fi Ball

The Sci-Fi Ball has announced Ingrid Oliver, who plays Doctor Who’s Petronella Osgood as their latest special guest to appear at their 24th annual convention, which takes place over three days from February 2nd – 4th at the Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton to raise vital funds to help the extraordinary work of the Teenage Cancer … Continued

Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow Reveals 2018 Line-up

The line-up for this year’s Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow has been announced. Now in its thirteenth year, it takes place as part of the Glasgow Film Festival from March 1st to March 3rd. Among the films screening are world premieres, first looks, and eagerly awaiting UK debuts. From the press release: GHOST STORIES remains one … Continued

Next Month’s SCI-FI BALL to be Even Bigger!

As the 24th edition of the Sci-Fi Ball edges ever closer, it’s been announced that this year’s event will be even bigger than ever! With several new activities and zones being added for next month’s event, you can find the full details in the below press release: The Sci-Fi Ball has had to add additional … Continued