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Founded in 1971, meeting monthly and still going strong, the B.S.F.G. is a non-profit-making organisation that provides an informal atmosphere in which SF fans can meet one another and professionals in the field. You can find out more about us elsewhere on this website, meanwhile here are some details of our next two meetings.

8th August 2014
Summer Social
The Bull

Our August meeting is, traditionally, a social meeting held at a local pub chosen for the quality of its food. This year the venue is the Bull, on Price Street which proved popular at last year's event. The room is small so contact us by email at to reserve places.


PLACE: The Bull, 1 Price Street, Birmingham, B4 6JU

TIME: Doors open at 7.30 pm for an 8pm start.

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Next Meeting
12th September 2014
Chris Morgan
The golden age of the U.S. Paperback

Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan has been a member of this group since 1972 where he has given talks on how to write and the history of science fiction publishing. His published works include several anthologies of fiction, a book of misquotes, a retrospective of the works of David A Hardy and a bibliography of Fritz Leiber. He is also a former Birmingham Poet Laureate and has published several volumes of poetry and performed regularly at large public events.
This month he follows his popular illustrated talk on the history of British paperbacks with the story of the U.S. paperback during the golden age featuring the cover art of Richard Powers and others.


PLACE: Briar Rose Hotel, Bennett's Hill

TIME: Doors open at 7.30 pm for an 8pm start.

Admission : £4 non-members, £3 members

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