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=Swancon 3=
 
 
 
Swancon III - Western Australia's third SF convention.
 
Swancon III - Western Australia's third SF convention.
  
 
Dates: July 21-23 1978
 
Dates: July 21-23 1978
  
==Committee==
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__TOC__
  
Chair: Roy Ferguson
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==The Convention==
Secretary/Marketing?: Bob Ogden (All the advertising had his contact details)
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===Guests===
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... (May not have been one)
  
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===Venue===
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Murdoch University (''somewhere ... Ed.'' )
  
==Venue==
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===Committee===
Murdoch University.
 
  
==Guests==
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*Chair: Roy Ferguson
... (May not have been one)
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*Secretary/Marketing?: Bob Ogden (All the advertising had his contact details)
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===Memberships===
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*Membership was $7.50 (up to June 30th 1978)
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*Supporting Membership was $5.00
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
...
 
...
  
==Oral History and Reminiscences==
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===Oral History and Reminiscences===
 
This was the first of the SwanCons to have a dinner out at a restaurant, which was held at the Welcome Stranger Steakhouse. This establishment was owned by parents of fans (Mark and Katrina Hennessy). The were also noteworthy for owning the Barbarella franchise. ''(Sally Beasley)''
 
This was the first of the SwanCons to have a dinner out at a restaurant, which was held at the Welcome Stranger Steakhouse. This establishment was owned by parents of fans (Mark and Katrina Hennessy). The were also noteworthy for owning the Barbarella franchise. ''(Sally Beasley)''
  
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The phrase 'no costume is no costume' was introduced to Perth fandom as a result of the 'Least Dressed Costume' competition. Costumes included a bookmark and a paper bag.
 
The phrase 'no costume is no costume' was introduced to Perth fandom as a result of the 'Least Dressed Costume' competition. Costumes included a bookmark and a paper bag.
  
==External Documents==
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==Publications and Productions==
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==References==
  
* Australian SF Distributed Archive Project blog [http://history.sf.org.au/?p=736 Swancon 3 - Ephemera]
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==External Links==
* Flickr files associated with Swancon 3 [https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=swancon3 All Swancon 3 uploaded files]
 
  
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*[http://history.sf.org.au/?tag=swancon-3 Swancon 3 posts on ASFDAP blog]
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*[https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=swancon3 Swancon 3] Flikr images
  
 
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[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:Swancon]]
 
[[Category:Swancon]]

Latest revision as of 22:46, 1 April 2017

Swancon III - Western Australia's third SF convention.

Dates: July 21-23 1978

The Convention

Guests

... (May not have been one)

Venue

Murdoch University (somewhere ... Ed. )

Committee

  • Chair: Roy Ferguson
  • Secretary/Marketing?: Bob Ogden (All the advertising had his contact details)

Memberships

  • Membership was $7.50 (up to June 30th 1978)
  • Supporting Membership was $5.00

History

...

Oral History and Reminiscences

This was the first of the SwanCons to have a dinner out at a restaurant, which was held at the Welcome Stranger Steakhouse. This establishment was owned by parents of fans (Mark and Katrina Hennessy). The were also noteworthy for owning the Barbarella franchise. (Sally Beasley)

There was a Darth Vader sound alike competition, where people were tested on the phrase "Leave that to me". Sally Beasley was either a winner or an honourable mention.

The phrase 'no costume is no costume' was introduced to Perth fandom as a result of the 'Least Dressed Costume' competition. Costumes included a bookmark and a paper bag.

Publications and Productions

References

External Links