Birmingham Science Fiction Group
 

Birmingham Science Fiction Group

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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.

Film posterFuture Meeting
14th September 2018

Frankenstein Anniversary

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.

PLACE: Briar Rose Hotel, Bennett's Hill
TIME: Doors open at 7.30 pm for an 8pm start.
Admission : £3 (members) £6 (others)

Poster

Get a poster for this event here.
Future Meeting
12th October 2018

David Leach

David Leach and Psycho GranDavid Leach is a writer, illustrator and editor of comic books. He's written for books as diverse as Spider-Man, Beavis and Butthead, and Wallace and Gromit. As an editor he's also worked on Lego Adventures, Blacklist, and won awards for classic re-issues including Roy of the Rovers, Wizard of ID and Hagar the Horrible.He's currently working on new collections of Flash Gordon, Betty Boop and Mandrake the Magician.

He also writes his own comics Psycho Gran and David Leach Conquers the Universe.

PLACE: Briar Rose Hotel, Bennett's Hill
TIME: Doors open at 7.30 pm for an 8pm start.
Admission : £3 (members) £6 (others)

Future meeting
16th November 2018

Professor Bill Chaplin


Professor Bill Chaplin leads the programme of the NASA Kepler Mission,devoted to the investigation of solar-type stars, listening to their music asthey resonate to determine their characteristics. He is actively engaged in promoting solar and stellar research in both national and international media, and his research helps people to learn from these discoveries.

PLACE: Briar Rose Hotel, Bennett's Hill
TIME: Doors open at 7.30 pm for an 8pm start.
Admission : £3 (members) £6 (others)

Future Meetings

14th September 2018 - Frankenstein Anniversary
12th October 2018 - David Leach
16th November 2018 - Professor Bill Chaplin
7th December 2018 - Christmas Social
11th January 2019 - Annual General Meeting and auction
8th February 2019 - Gareth Powell