Seacon '79

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.

1979 Hugo results. 1981 Site Selection results.

Read Harry Harrison's Seacon '79 reminiscence and John Foyster's GUFF report, Stranger in Stranger Lands.

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

News on the convention: File 770 #3.

See also British Worldcons.

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