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We Love Out of Town Visitors! Although the majority of VCON members do come from the Vancouver, BC, Lower Mainland, we always get a fair number attending from further afield and, with Canvention in the mix this year, we expect those numbers will be a little higher than usual. So, because we ♥love♥ all our […]

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We’re Counting Down! Only FOUR months to the Great Reveal, the Ultimate Answer… VCON 42, of course! For our newest announcement, joining our Author Guest of Honour, British Author Charles Stross, is Ashley Mackenzie as our Artist Guest of Honour! Check out her work at ashmackenzie.com and come to VCON 42 to visit her in […]

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Our Special Venue General Membership is bloody brilliant! We’ve just implemented a new weekend membership option that is available to anyone who has booked one or more nights at our convention hotel, the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. The cost of this new membership is $55. This is a $20 savings overall, the same rate as […]

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VCON 42 is proud to start our rollout of guests with our Author Guest of Honour, Charles Stross! In keeping with our theme of the British Influence on Science Fiction, we have enticed him to temporarily give up his home in the UK (rain and all) to enjoy the (hopefully) better weather here in Vancouver! […]

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It’s Official! VCON has a new home! We are pleased to announce that VCON 42 and Canvention 38 have landed at The Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel for October 5th thru 7th, 2018! Our new hotel has room for all the events, including the Canvention Dinner Theatre and Awards Banquet, The inaugural VCON 42 Hour Film […]

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VCON 42: British Invasion – British Influences on Science Fiction and Fantasy

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Are you a fan of Speculative Fiction (Of course! If I wasn’t, why would I be reading the VCON Blog?) Are you a fan of Sci-Fi and Geek inspired Improv Theatre or Stand Up Comedy? (Well now, those are good questions … I might be….) This year, we’ve been able to bring in a couple […]

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Are you a fan of Speculative Fiction (Duh! Why else would I be reading the VCON Blog?) Are you a fan of LIVE theatre? (Hmm… See, now that’s a question worth asking.) This year, we’ve made arrangements to bring in the Speculative Fiction Theatre company Upintheair Theatre to host two, very different and very interesting sessions: Relaxed […]

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