Wyntercon 2014 is an exciting new convention celebrating Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy and Alternative genres and Space Monsters magazine will be there as part of the Classic Horror and Cult Movie Zone! Hosted by horror host and Space Monsters editor Cyberschizoid, guests include genre icon Caroline Munro (Dracula AD 1972, The Spy Who Loved Me, Starcrash, Maniac); cult movie and TV star Francoise Pascal (Mind Your Language, The Iron Rose, Burke & Hare); brand new comic book anti-hero Titan Defender Pushka; publishing legend Dez Skinn (Monster Mag, House of Hammer, Starburst, Dr Who Weekly); modern scream queen and producer Dani Thompson (Serial Kaller, Axe to Grind, Christmas Slay, Bad Moon); horror journalist, artist and actor Billy Chainsaw (Space Monsters magazine, Bizarre magazine, Cry Wolf, Strippers Vs Werewolves) and more!
Wyntercon takes place from Friday 31st October until Sunday 2nd November 2014 at the Winter Gardens in the seaside town of Eastbourne. As well as the Classic Horror and Cult Movie Zone you will also find a superb Comic Zone, Table Top & RPG Gaming Zone, Sci-Fi Interactive Zone, a Charity Auction, Laser Quest Arena, Wyntercon Ball, movie screenings, special guests and yes….even more! Eastbourne has never seen an event of this magnitude so make sure you book your tickets before they sell out!
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SPACE MONSTERS magazine is very excited about the Fantastiq Festival of fantasy, Sci-Fi and Horror which takes place in Derby this weekend starting Friday 9th August! With the BBC having just announced the casting of Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor the Fantastiq festival celebrates another great actor who played The Doctor on the big screen – Peter Cushing in the amazing sixties movies Dr Who and the Daleks (1965) and Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. (1966)! Alongside these and many more brilliant classic horror and sci-fi film screenings there will be special guests – including Dez Skinn, the legendary creator of iconic seventies monster magazines House of Hammer and Starburst and screenwriter Stephen Volk!
Here is the programme for this weekend’s festival…
FANTASTIQ – THE FESTIVAL OF FANTASY, SCI-FI AND HORROR
AUGUST 9-11 2013
Friday 9th August
1pm Hammer House Of Horror Double Bill
2pm From The Vault: Heavy Metal (15)
3pm Bug (15)
4pm Orson Welles’ The War Of The Worlds
5:30pm Ghostwatch (adv 15)
6:00pm Preview – Upstream Color (15)
7:15pm Stephen Volk In Conversation
8:00pm From The Vault – Heavy Metal (15)
8:40pm Book Signing Whitstable
9:30pm Spectral Press Presents…Dracula (12A)
10:00pm House (Hausu) (15)
Saturday 10th August
10:45am From The Vault: Silver Bullet (15)
11:00am The AckerMonster Chronicles
1:00pm Dez Skinn In Conversation
1:15pm Corruption (adv 12A)
3:00pm Jason And The Argonauts (U)
3:15pm The Sorcerers (15)
4:45pm Johnny Mains On John Burke & The Sorcerers
6:00pm The Beast Must Die (15)
6:30pm Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (U)
8pm Paul Annett In Conversation
8:30pm From The Vault: Silver Bullet (15)
9:30pm Preview – Kiss Of The Damned (cert tbc)
Sunday 11th August
11:00am From The Vault: The Black Belly Of The Tarantula (15)
11:30am Horror Tour Of Derby with Darrell Buxton
1:30pm Dr Who And The Daleks / Daleks: Invasion Earth Double
2:00pm Filmmaker’s Forum Panel Discussion
4:00pm Zombie: The New Undead (adv 18)
5:30pm Cinema Retro Presents…Vampire Circus
6:00pm Orson Welles’ The War Of The Worlds
7:15pm Robert Young In Conversation
8pm From The Vault: The Black Belly Of The Tarantula (15)
8:45pm Closing Night Preview – John Dies At The End (15)