One of the highlights of Sci Fi Weekender in the City was the diverse costumes worn by the talented cosplayers there. The sheer breadth of cosplay ranged from faithful recreations of those worn on screen to imaginative re-envisioning of iconic characters. Here, in no particular order, is just a fraction of some of the fantastic […]
Sci-Fi Weekender (SFW), the largest science-fiction festival in Europe and only event of its kind in the UK, launched its new satellite event last weeked in Sheffield. Peter Ray Allison investigates.
Games like Total War: Warhammer 2 and Assassin’s Creed: Origins naturally dominated this year’s EGX, which has always been about promoting new games. Whilst I am keen to play Far Cry 5, if only for the story, much of the true innovation this year lies within the indie and left-field collections. As such, here are […]
Ride a bicycle? Sick of only petrolheads having fancy satnavs and touchscreen displays? Then, the SmartHalo might be of interest… The SmartHalo is a smart device that claims it can be fitted to any bicycle. This, potentially, allows any bike to be turned into a smart bike, without having to pay hundreds of pounds. Once […]
The latest announcement, in the already star-studded line-up for Sci Fi Weekender next year, will be Stargate SG-1's Christopher Judge.
To say Dana Fredsti is unconventional is an understatement. Before becoming an author, Dana was an actress and theatrical swordswoman. Dana’s most famous cinematic credits include Army of Darkness, where she was the armourer’s assistant and appeared as a sword-wielding deadite. Since leaving the world of acting behind her, Dana started a career as an […]
For those with literary leanings and wish to exercise their quills, the Horror Writers Association have organised a script-writing event. Through interviews, panel discussions and screenings, attendees will have an unmissable opportunity to learn how to write and sell a script from leading members of the UK horror industry, with a number of very special […]
Officially launched last week, The Spawn of Lilith is Dana Fredsti’s latest urban-fantasy/horror novel, a new series following her Ashley Parker novels (which was described as “Buffy with zombies, but different.”) The Spawn of Lilith is a new setting for Fredsti, and thus a great jumping-on point for readers. The novel is set in Hollywood, […]
There is only four months to go before Science and Fantasy Warriors (SFW) in the City touches down at the O2 Academy in Sheffield, bringing the biggest science fiction, fantasy and horror spectacular to grace the steel city. Already announced as headline guests were Sylvester McCoy, James Cosmo, Nick Kellington and Stanislav Ianevski. Three more […]