Category Archives: Thirty Six | Fifty

Pancakes and photos

Thanks all for a wonderful convention! We will put up some more detailed links and reports over the next few days and weeks, but if you’re missing everyone, make sure to join us for pancakes at 5 o’clock Wednesday 27 April.
And have a look at some of Cat Sparks’ photos here.

Future Imperfect Art Show Launch

Official opening at 8:00pm, Thursday 21 April at the Hyatt Regency Perth, by Eric Ripper, Leader of the Opposition and SF Geek. Open all Easter weekend, from 9:00am to 6:00pm.
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 [...]

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 [...]

Swancon Family Programming

Are you bringing your children to Swancon? The family program is now online!
Children over 12 will need to purchase their membership and must have a parent or guardian on the premises at all time.
Children under 12 may attend for free, and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. We’d like [...]

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 Open Night

So you’ve heard of Swancon, but you’re not quite sure what it’s all about? Or you have a friend who you know would love Swancon but they’re not convinced yet? No problem! Thursday night is free to attend so you can come and sample the Swancon experience. Meet our guests, view (and buy) some beautiful [...]

Convention Book Advertising

If you have a business and you’re looking for a smart, professional audience to reach out to, why not consider advertising in the Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty convention handbook. The booklet will include a section commemorating the Fiftieth Natcon, making it a keepsake for members.
A full colour A5 size glossy booklet with [...]

PR2 Released

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty is just months away. We’ve got a huge range of updates for you, and there’s something for everyone this year.
To get you in the mood, we are hosting a series of guest posts about our themes of retro-futurism and fandom. You can find the first few at already, [...]

It’s NAFF time!

The call for nominations for the 2011 National Australia Fan Fund (NAFF) has opened.
NAFF sends one fan each year to the current National Science Fiction Convention, which this year will be held in Perth at Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty. Any active fan living outside Western Australia is eligible to nominate.
For further [...]