Memories of past Cons…..

Whilst having a sort out I came across a box full of old Con passes which triggered lots of (mostly) good memories. I don't have all my passes as some were nothing more than a paper band. I think the earliest one pictured is bottom left. Its for Rising Star #1 which was in either... Continue Reading →

Babylon 5 Event

Those fine folks at FCD events are hosting a Babylon 5 convention at the end of February 2020. Guests announced so far are: Peter Jurasik, who played Centauri Ambassador London Mollari. Peter also appeared in the 1982 movie 'Tron' with fellow B5 actor Bruce Boxleitner. Tracy Scoggins, who appeared in Season 5 as Captain Elizabeth... Continue Reading →

‘Cal Mah’ Stargate Con

After a rough start due to issues with the original venue, FCD Events (run by my friends David & Wil) Unofficial Stargate convention 'Cal Mah' took place over the weekend of 16th to 18th of November at the King Power Stadium, home to Leicester City FC in partnership with the lovely people at Stargate Command,... Continue Reading →

Out Of The Ashes Reunion

Since the Out of the Ashes Con in April 2017 ended, many attendees wanted to meet up again and have fun. Some of the attendees got together along with a couple of the FCD crew to organise a reunion event in April 2018. It was to be a one-day event with a buffet and party... Continue Reading →

FCD Out of the Ashes 2.0

I honestly don't know where to begin! Video courtesy of Mr Vestek Once again I was part of the team behind the organisation and running of the event. As one of the management team, my role was to be responsible for the dealers, talks and main rooms alongside one other manager (Fudge). I arrived at... Continue Reading →

FCD Out Of The Ashes 1.5

After the success of 1.0, fans asked for an event nearer to Christmas. It didn't have to have guests, it was just a way of getting everyone together for a party. It also happens that David, one of the bosses at FCD would be celebrating a big birthday around the same time so it was... Continue Reading →

FCD ‘Out of the Ashes’

I honestly do not know where to begin. This has to be the best event I have been to in years! FCD 2015 was a great event. I volunteered at the event and was asked by Wil and David to join the main FCD team shortly afterwards. Many months were spent in planning and preparation.... Continue Reading →

First Contact Day

This was my first event of the year and all I can say is WOW! It was also my first time in a long while that I had volunteered to help out at a con. The last time I did so was back in the 90s at the Rising Star events. The weekend began with... Continue Reading →

First Contact Day

It was off to Leicester to celebrate 49 years until Earth makes First Contact with Vulcan (as seen in Star Trek: First Contact, Zefram Cochrane makes first contact in Bozeman, Montana, with the crew of Vulcan survey ship T'Plana Hath.) It was an event run by the fine people of the USS Equulus. It was... Continue Reading →

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