Seacon '79

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(Did you mean SEACON 75?)

Seacon '79 was held August 23-26 in the Metropole Hotel in Brighton, England. GoHs: Brian Aldiss (UK) and Fritz Leiber (US). FGoH: Harry Bell. Toastmaster was Bob Shaw. It was chaired by Peter Weston. Eve Harvey was Secretary and John Steward was Treasurer.

Note that it was not held in the same city (Seattle) where the previous Worldcon named Seacon was held in 1969.

The convention newsletter was The Seacon Abstractor & Recorder, or TSAR.

The Britain in '79 bid was opposed by New Orleans in '79. See 1979 Worldcon Site Selection.

Reports and news about the convention:

File 770 #3 p1

File 770 #15 p4

File 770 #16 p9

See also British Worldcons.

Iguanacon Worldcon Bidding,  Hugos Noreascon Two
Loncon 2 British Worldcons Conspiracy '87
Reasonator Search Files 1979
Also involved: Brian W. Aldiss - Buck Coulson - By British - Coulsons to Newcastle - Dave Kyle's Chicon IV Reminiscence - Dave Kyle's Conspiracy '87 Reminiscence - Dave Tompkins - DenVisions - Enchanted Duplicator - Fanartist Scrapbook - Gail F. Kaufman - Graham Charnock - Harry Harrison's Seacon '79 Reminiscence - I'm Off to Seacon - IguanaCon II - Joe Raftery - Juanita Coulson - Kevin Smith - Lawrence Dean - Marsha Jones - Mood 70: The Best of British Fanwriting 1970-79 - Paul Dormer - Peter Roberts - Polytechnic Science Fiction and Fantasy Association - Project Art Show - Worldcons by Area
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