FantasyCon 2015

23rd - 25th Oct 2015


Fantasycon 2015 is upon us! The British Fantasy Convention 2015 will take place from the 23rd – 25th October 2015 at the East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel in Nottingham.

The three Guests of Honour are – John Connolly, Jo Fletcher and Brandon Sanderson – together with Juliet E. McKenna as Mistress of Ceremonies.

The British Fantasy Awards Banquet will be held at the convention centre at lunchtime on Sunday 25th October, and will be immediately followed by the British Fantasy Awards ceremony.

The British Fantasy Awards are jointly presented each year by FantasyCon and the British Fantasy Society. Awards are currently presented in the following categories:

  • Best fantasy novel (the Robert Holdstock Award)
  • Best horror novel (the August Derleth Award)
  • Best novella
  • Best short story
  • Best collection
  • Best anthology
  • Best independent press
  • Best non-fiction
  • Best magazine/periodical
  • Best comic/graphic novel
  • Best artist
  • Best film/television episode
  • Best newcomer (the Sydney J. Bounds Award), and
  • The Special Award (the Karl Edward Wagner Award)

Excitement! We will, of course, let you know the score as soon as we have it.