Conan Doyle Con Set For Birmingham on 30th May

KnightWatch Press are holding the Conan Doyle Con in Birmingham this May. Taking place on the 30th in The City Tavern, fans of Conan Doyle will be able to enjoy a fun day of panels and discussions about various Conan Doyle characters, from Professor Challenger to Sherlock Holmes.

 

A more complete timetable is below:

Introduction: 12:15 – 12:30 KnightWatch Press (Theresa Derwin)

12:30 – 13:30 Tom Ue on Professor Challenger

13:30 – 14:30 Panel: Exploring Doyle’s Worlds: Sherlock vs Challenger (Michael R Brush, Steve Lockley, Jan Edwards, Tom Ue) – A debate about the differences between the two characters.

14:30 – 15:30 Book Launch: Challenger Unbound (anthology of Challenger adventures) & Mycroft & The Necromancer Michael R Brush

15:30 – 16:30 Panel: Steampunk vs Historical Fiction: What did the Victorians Ever Inspire Us To? (Rhys Hughes, S G Mullholland) Moderator Theresa Derwin

16:30 – 18:15 Don’t Go Into the Cellar presents the 90 minute play ‘The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes’

Each slot is 50 minutes with a ten minute comfort break at the end which is included in times.

Tickets are available to buy from Eventbrite.co.uk and cost just over £15 once you account for the small fee added on top. The event, being held in a pub, will feature lots of beer and wine and be a relaxed environment in which fans can come together and enjoy learning more about their favourite characters. There will also be 10% off the price of any books bought on the day which is certainly a saving worth having.

Source: Eventbrite.co.uk / KnightWatch Press
GS Blogger: Casey Douglass

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