United Kingdom

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Fandom in the United Kingdom has a long and very rich history. It encompasses England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

BNFs include Ted Carnell, Vin¢ Clarke, Dave Langford, Peter Weston, Walt Willis and James White. There have been seven British Worldcons.

For an insightful look at the history of fandom in Britain, see Rob Hansen’s Then. Caroline Mullan wrote “A Short Visual History of British Fandom.”

See Anglofan for UK fanhistory through 1959, and Category:UK for a long list of Britfan doings.

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