Seacon '79

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(For other Seacons, see the Seacon (Disambiguation) page.)


Seacon '79, the 37th Worldcon and the third in the U.K., was held August 23–26, 1979, 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.

The previous Worldcon named Seacon was held in 1969 in Seattle, WA, United States.

The 1979 Hugo Awards were given here.

The convention newsletter was The Seacon Abstractor & Recorder, or TSAR, edited by Graham England.

The Britain in '79 bid was opposed by New Orleans in '79. See 1979 Worldcon Site Selection. The 1981 Site Selection was conducted at Seacon '79.

Reports and news about the convention:



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