Founded in 1971, meeting monthly and still going strong, the B.S.F.G. is a non-profit-making organisation that provides an informal atmosphere in which SF fans can meet one another and professionals in the field. You can find out more about us elsewhere on this website, meanwhile here are some details of our future meetings.
13th July 2018
Anna Stephens is a UK author of gritty epic fantasy.
graduate from the Open University, she works in corporate communications for
an international law firm, a position of responsibility requiring a lot of
professionalism and consequently greatly at odds with the fact she spends
every second of free time making stuff up.
Anna loves all things
speculative, from books to film to TV, and thanks to her husband Mark has
developed a deep and abiding appreciation for classic Hammer and Universal
horror films, as well as the chameleon genius of David Bowie.
second Dan black belt in Shotokan Karate, she’s no stranger to the feeling
of being punched in the face, which is more help than you would expect when
writing fight scenes.
Anna is a member of Birmingham Writers’ Group, a friendly bunch of geeks with a huge
amount of literary talent and a penchant for Doctor Who bordering on
10th August 2018
regular pub social is to be held at the Black Eagle, Hockley. It's just a
friendly meal in a pub for the members.
PLACE:Black Eagle, Hockley, B18
TIME: Table booked for 7:45 p.m.
Admission : £5 deposit to be
taken against cost of meal
14th September 2018
To mark the 200th
Anniversary of the book Frankenstein (often said to be the first science
fiction novel) We have a special event. There will be a showing of the
Edison film Frankenstein from 1910 followed by a talk on the place of the
novel in the history of science fiction.
8th June 2018 - Alastair
13th July 2018 - Anna Stephens
10th August 2018 - Summer Social
September 2018 - Frankenstein Anniversary
12th October 2018 - David Leach
16th November 2018
- Professor Bill Chaplin
7th December 2018 - Christmas Social
January 2019 - Annual General Meeting and auction