Following a programme item at Dysprosium to discuss possible options for the future of Eastercon, a small group (based on the panel at that programme item) was asked to gather views and consider possible options, and to report back to Mancunicon, Eastercon 2016. The group set up a web site was set up at https://eastercon.wordpress.com […]
And so here we are, a few days after the Easter weekend, and Dysprosium is over. The fans have left, the con hotel has returned to its normal, business-like self, and we’re on the way home. But for those four days, those wonderful four days, what a time we had! To our four Guests of […]
You’ve arrived, you’ve checked in and registered, and you’ve read the ReadMe and Programme Book from cover to cover. (You have, haven’t you?) What next? See the updates below, and the con newsletter to make sure you have the very latest information about what’s happening. Updates The ink was scarcely dry on the Programme Book […]
Dysprosium is underway! Eastercon! Getting here If you’re still travelling, check out how to get here. Registration Once you’re here, you’ll want to register. Registration is in the Orbiter conference suite – look out for the signs from hotel reception. Registration will be open: Thursday: 17:00 – 20:00 Friday: 10:00 – 18:00 Saturday: 09:00 – […]
As Easter draws near, we’re making all the final preparations, and getting ready for a wonderful weekend! To allow us to get everything processed by the start of the convention, we will be closing the sale of memberships soon: Postal registrations must be received by us by Friday 27th March at the latest. Online registration, […]
Progress Report 2, the last one before the con itself, is now available. It’s full of practical information about travel, the hotel and the con to help you prepare for the weekend – we hope it’s useful! While you’re reading that, we’re working on the finishing touches to the programme and arrangements for the weekend […]
We’ve tried hard to negotiate an overflow hotel, but we’re sorry: in the end, you can get better rates by going direct than we were being offered on your behalf. Available rates are very reasonable, and we’ve compiled a list of nearby hotels to help you.
We’re pleased to tell everyone about some of the workshops that we’ll be hosting at Dysprosium: Writing workshop – An opportunity to receive detailed comments on a piece of your writing. Work must be submitted in advance, and places are limited, so sign up soon! Poetry workshop – This one doesn’t require you to do […]
As we come to the end of 2014, we’re looking forward to Easter, and we wanted to share some of the highlights that we have planned for Dysprosium. First, we’re delighted to announce that Professor Elemental will be performing live on the Friday evening, 3rd April. Professor Elemental is a steampunk-flavoured mad Professor, and you […]
We’ve taken the idea of a dealers’ room and we’ve given it a new twist for both dealers and members. Want to be part of it? Register as a dealer with us by 30th November. Full details here: http://www.dysprosium.org.uk/whats-on/dealers/.