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Picturehouse Central Teams Up With The Gollancz Festival 2016

Gollancz_banner_v1Central Logo CMYK 96%Calling all sci-fi and fantasy fans! Picturehouse Central is teaming up with The Gollancz Festival 2016.

Gollancz, the science-fiction and fantasy imprint of Orion Publishing Group, returns for a third year to host its very own literary festival: The Gollancz Festival 2016, from 12 to 18 September.


More than 50 science-fiction and fantasy writers from across the world – including Ben Aaronovitch, Joe Abercrombie, Stephen Baxter, Elizabeth Bear, Joanne Harris, Scott Lynch and Christopher Priest – will be giving talks, appearing on panels, and running workshops at Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, as well as appearing at a host of exclusive digital events. #GollanczFest16 is an event no sci-fi fan can afford to miss!

The main festival programme will take place at Foyles on Saturday 17 September and Sunday 18 September. Back by popular demand, The Gollancz Festival Writers’ Day will be held at the Phoenix Artist Club on Saturday 17 September.

All tickets can be bought at Foyles and come with a complimentary goody bag stuffed with collectible festival exclusives.

About The Gollancz Festival

The Gollancz Festival is a multi-media traditional and digital book festival. The Gollancz Festival 2015 featured 59 authors and attracted 800 attendees, and #GollanczFest15 reached more than 18 million timelines on Twitter. The inaugural Gollancz Festival was the first integrated digital and physical literary festival in the world.

About Gollancz

Gollancz is the oldest specialist sci-fi and fantasy publisher in the UK. Founded in 1927, with a continuous sci-fi publishing programme dating back to 1961, the imprint of Orion Publishing Group is home to a galaxy of award-winning and best-selling authors.

Gollancz’s new partners for 2016 are Foyles, whose Charing Cross branch will host many of the events, the acclaimed Arthur C. Clarke Award, and our own Picturehouse Central. The Gollancz Festival continues its highly successful partnerships with SFX Magazine and Games Radar.

For more information please visit the festival website and blog.

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