Note rates checked on 27th Nov - they are likely to change.
For those of you looking for alternative accommodation the nearby Campanile & Village Hotels are currently showing good rates on booking.com and expedia.co.uk. both under £100 a night. The Campanile is across the SEC car park and the Village hotel is the other side of the river across either of the 2 pedestrian bridges.
Also across the river there is a Premier Inn just with rates around £50 a night.
The Hilton Garden Inn is already sold out for the dates of Satellite and the Radisson Red is showing rates above £150 a night.
Added on 27/11/2019 17:46 by Mark
Hotel Bookings Now Open
Hotel room bookings are now open.
The convention rate of £145 per room per night is available from Thursday 21/05/2020 to Sunday 24/05/2020 inclusive. Rate is inclusive of Breakfast and VAT at the current rate.
An email has been sent to members with details of how to book. If you are a member and haven't received this, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Added on 12/11/2019 13:37 by Mad Elf
Music of the Sphere
Serendipitously, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra is performing Mozart's Symphony No. 41 'Jupiter'* on the 14th (Edinburgh), 15th (Glasgow), and 16th (Aberdeen) of November. See here for details.
* also Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2, and Hersant's Five Pieces for Orchestra.
Added on 07/11/2019 18:23 by Mad Elf
Artist Guest of Honour Announced!
Satellite 7 is excited to announce Margaret Walty as artist Guest of Honour. Her work, themed on science fiction, nature and folklore, is well known for its bright colours and exceptional detail. As well as appearing on programme items, Margaret will be displaying pieces in the Art Show with some available for purchase.
Added on 05/11/2019 21:35 by Mad Elf
2019 British Fantasy Awards
The 2019 British Fantasy Awards were announced on Sunday at this year's Fantasycon (held at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel in Clydebank).
The full list of winners can be found at https://www.britishfantasysociety.org/news/british-fantasy-awards-winners/.
Of particular interest to Satellite members were:-
- the winner for Best Novella was "The Tea Master and the Detective" by Aliette de Bodard;
- the winner of best Non Fiction was "Noise and Sparks" by Ruth E J Booth, published in Shoreline of Infinity;
- Ian Whates was awarded The Karl Edward Wagner Award which is given for "important contribution to the genre or the Society"
Added on 22/10/2019 12:28 by Mark