Category Archives: Thirty Six | Fifty

Tell us what you want (what you really really want)

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty is now 7 months away. We’ve been busy preparing the framework for one of the best cons ever at the beautiful and spacious Hyatt. Now we want to hear from you. Share your ideas for presentations, discussions, panels and entertainment events, suggest awesome people who may not volunteer themselves, [...]

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty Program

Well, Worldcon is over. Already? There was such an awesome Perth contingent at Aussiecon 4 and it was so great to see everyone! Thanks to all the people who came over and said hi and to those who grabbed flyers and/or spread the word about Swancon.
We’re collecting a list of programming and other elements of [...]

Cheap memberships finish soon

Just a reminder that Monday is the last day to purchase full memberships to Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty for our discount price of $180, or $140 for concession-card holders and students.
Fill out the form here to buy online, or drop in on our table at Aussiecon 4 and buy from one of [...]

PR 1

We’ve been preparing the groundwork for a fantastic program with some exciting new features – including writers workshops and teacher development. Until 6 September you can purchase a full membership of Natcon Fifty for just $180, or $140 for students and concession card holders.
Don’t forget that Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty membership gives you [...]

Future Imperfect Artists

Natcon Fifty will host ʻFuture Imperfect: Exploring the future from the pastʼ, a semi-professional art show to be held over the Easter weekend in 2011 in Perth, Western Australia.
ʻFuture Imperfect: Exploring the future from the pastʼ will explore the way people have historically imagined our present, bringing the past and the future together in new [...]

Hyatt bookings

If you would like to book your stay at the Hyatt, the Swancon committee is happy to organise your stay. The Hyatt is offering Swancon members a special rate of $210/night. Email minion Chris and he’ll do the rest.

Swancon Movie Screening: Creation

The next Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty movie screening will be Creation, starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly. The film is a based on “Annie’s Box,” a biography penned by Charles Darwin’s great-great-grandson Randal Keynes using personal letters and diaries of the Darwin family.
Sunday 18 July 2010 at 2pm
Windsor Cinema, 98 Stirling [...]

Earlybird membership

Congratulations to our earlybird membership draw winners, drawn one hour after launch, who each won a copy of Jack Dann’s “Dreaming Again” anthology, generously donated by Planet Books.

Susan Ackermann
Paul Andinach
Chris Bobridge
Fern Clarke
Kathryn Linge
Sarah Parker
John Samuel
Rachel Turner

Even though you missed out on that draw, don’t miss out on our earlybird prices! All memberships purchased before 18 [...]

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty

Get ready to party like it’s Easter 2011
Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty: it’s quite a mouthful and a lot of history. We’re so glad that we have the opportunity to host the fiftieth Australian Natcon at this year’s Swancon. Perth has hosted nine of them already, and we’re ready to make this one the [...]

Swancon 2010

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty will be launching on 4 April 2010. Be at Swancon 2010, or come back here later to find out more.
If you’re looking for Swancon 2010, then you need to click here, and check out the exciting program. We hope to see you there!