What is Mancunicon?

Mancunicon is the 2016 Eastercon, the British National Science Fiction Convention. Eastercon has been held over the Easter weekend each year since 1955, and is a gathering place for science fiction fans from around the UK and elsewhere. Mancunicon will build on that long tradition, and, we hope, bring something new as well. Covering books, film, TV, art and costume over a wide range of science fiction and fantasy, the programme will include talks, discussions, exhibits, quizzes, workshops and entertainment. Look around the site, follow us on Twitter or Facebook,... more

Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 20:41

In possibly one of my favourite interviews so far this year, we talk to author Seanan McGuire about her books, faeries, epidemiology, vaccination and more.

Keep an eye on the site over the next few weeks for reviews of Seanan's books.

In the meantime you can follow Seanan on Twitter at https://twitter.com/seananmcguire and check out her website at http://www.seananmcguire.com/

You can subscribe to our new YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/wonkyspanner

We'll be back soon with another episode, but don't forget you can get the latest updates... more

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 13:16

We had the pleasure of catching up with the author of The Dresden Files and the Codex Alera series at this year's Eastercon. We talk about both of those series, his new Steam Opera novel, the future of the Dresden Files on TV, being a gamer and much more.

For more information about upcoming Jim Butcher novels check out http://www.orbitbooks.net/

To book tickets and find out more info about Helen Arney's Sci-Fi with Science weekend head over to http://www.popupscreens.co.uk/

And, finally, for more information about Lawgiver MkII check out http://www.... more

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 22:33