Tag Archives: science fiction

Not long now!

It was almost thirteen months ago that we launched Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty, and now we have less than a week to go! Here are a few last minute announcements, reminders and links!
Firstly, we are very sad to announce that Lyn McConchie and Mary Victoria are no longer able to attend due to [...]

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty Membership

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 [...]

Paul, the movie

This is a very fun movie that comes out before Swancon so it’s something great to do while you’re waiting for the con to start! It opens April 14, 2011. If you were at the comedy fundraiser you may have been one of the lucky ones to get free passes to this. If not, you’ll [...]

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty Program

The draft Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty program is now online. While we are making every effort to make sure all details are correct, we cannot guarantee that items won’t change. We also have plenty of space for last minute program ideas, so if the mood strikes and you want to organise something, we’ll [...]

Orbit | Gollancz Natcon Fifty Awards

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty invites you to the Orbit | Gollancz Natcon Fifty Awards Ceremony.
7:30pm on Sunday 24 April 2011 in the Hyatt Regency Perth.
Thanks to our very kind sponsors, Orbit Australia and Gollancz Australia, members of Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty are invited to attend a cocktail party before the presentation [...]

Why I am going to Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty

Glenda Larke is an invited guest of Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty. Here she tells us why she loves conventions, and why you will too.
Back in the days of yore…
Ok, back in about 1997 or 1998, my agent, who lives in UK, told me I should start going to science fiction conventions now that [...]

SwanConCom: Comedy Fundraiser

Just a couple of weeks until the first ever SwanConCom: Swancon Comedy Fundraiser. Join us for a night of geeky, SF-themed LOLs with MC Werzel Montague, Brent ! Sunili and Sabian Wilde
Swancon Comedy Fundraiser
The Velvet Lounge, 639 Beaufort St Mt Lawley
7:30pm Thursday 31 March
$20 per head
RSVP to: ThirtySix@swancon.com.au or at Facebook, and download a [...]

Academic Program Announced

Future Imperfect Call for Papers
The 50th Australian National Science Fiction Convention, Academic Program
21-25 April 2011, Hyatt Hotel, Adelaide Tce, Perth
What, if anything, can sf teach us about the future? It has become commonplace to argue that we are living in science-fictional times. If sf is our present, what comes next?
For many, sf has ceased to [...]

Iron Man 2 screening

We’ve just had confirmation that the screening time will be 6.30pm, Thursday 29 April, at Reading Cinema: Cnr Knutsford Ave & Fulham St, Belmont.
Political commentary! Explosions! Robert Downey, Jr!

Tickets are $14 for Swancon36 members & concession-card holders and $16 for everyone else. All are welcome, so bring your friends.
You can pay online in [...]

First Movie Screening: Iron Man 2

The first Swancon Thirty Six movie screening will be:

It will be shown on Thursday 29 April 2010 at Reading Cinema: Cnr Knutsford Ave & Fulham St, Belmont. The cinema is yet to confirm the screening time, but it should be around 6.30/6.45pm. We’ll update this post with the time, and if you leave [...]