Join us at our monthly meetings, monthly Film Club evenings and annual conventions!
Don't be shy to bring your friends or even strangers you've met in a bookshop!
Click here for a list of venues for the current year, or here for the calendar of current and previous events.
NEXT EVENT - SPEAKER & DINNER
- Date: Far, far away
- Speaker: Tom Learmont
- Topic: The Real Science Fiction
Our meeting, the talk by Tom Learmont on "The Real Science Fiction", has been postponed until futher notice.
For more information, please contact Ian on 083 523 0081
FOLLOWING EVENT - SPEAKER & DINNER
- Date: TBA
- Time: TBA
- Speaker: TBA
- Topic: TBA
- Venue: Nexus Hub 21 Harley Street, Ferndale
- Cost: R10 (members) R20 (non-members)
TYPES OF EVENTS
Monthly meetingsThese usually occur on the afternoon of the third Saturday of the month, from 18h00 onwards and may take the form of presentations, regular speakers, bring and braai's (barbecues), an outing to the Planetarium and movie screening... R10 for members, R20 for non-members.
Film Club eveningsHeld on the second Saturday evening of the month, at Franz and Simone's house. Here we watch the movie for the evening. Can vary from the ridiculous to the sublime, and is selected from our members' extensive personal libraries. We normally start at 19h30 and finish by about 23h00. Entrance is R30.
Mini-conventionsThese include a midyear convention for the more serious fan - consisting of a day of talks, discussions, debates, quizzes and movie screenings - as well as speciality small conventions, such as a Star Trek minicon held in the first half of the year.
|Venues for 2020||
Ron's Home :
2020 Calendar of Events
|18 January||AGM||Jamieson's home|
|15 February||Speaker||Nexus||Deirdre Byrne, Andrew Skinner|
|TBC: 19 September|
|21 November||Annual Dinner|
|5 December||Social||TBC: Ron's||Bring & Braai|
2019 Calendar of Events
|19 January||AGM||Jamieson's home|
|16 February||Meeting||Nexus||Sample Series|
||Meeting||Nexus||Prof Ahmed Wadee (Man vs TB)|
|13 April||Speaker||Nexus||Prof Gerald Gaylard (Afrofuturism)|
|15 June||50th Anniversary Dinner||Nexus|
|21 July||Speaker||Nexus||Arthur Goldstuck (The Shape of the Future)|
|14 September||Stand at Scopex||Scopex|
|21 September||Speaker||Nexus||Dezi Lemmer (SF becomes Science)|
|16 November||Annual Dinner||Nexus||Digby Ricci|
|7 December||Social||Ron's||Bring & Braai|
2018 Calendar of Events
|20 January||AGM<||Jamieson's home||17 February||Speaker & Movie||Nexus||Deirdre Byrne (Ursula le Guin)||25 March||Speaker & Movie||Nexus||Denis Droppa (SF Motor Cars||21 April||Gavin’s home||19 May||Movie & Dinner||Nexus||16 June||Speaker & Movie||Nexus||Mary-Anne Potter (Why Trees)||21 July||Speaker & Movie||Nexus||Gerald Hope (Trek Wars)|
|18 August||Mini Con||Ron’s home|
|22 September||Speaker & Dinner||Nexus||Fred Strydom (SF Role in SA)|
|20 October||Speaker & Dinner||Nexus||Tim Carter (Travel in Fact & SF)|
|17 November||Speaker & Dinner||Nexus||Digby Ricci (Forbidden Planet & The Tempest)|
|8 December||Social||Ron’s home|
2017 Calendar of Events
|18 February||Speaker & Movie||Cesco's||18 March||Speaker & Movie||Cesco's||22 April||Social||Ron’s home||20 May||Classic Movie Day||Cesco's||24 June||Speaker & Movie||Cesco's||Marco Andreoli (Lifeforce)||15 July||Speaker & Movie||Cesco's||Nial Mollison (The Wind Rises)||19 August||Speaker & Movie||Central City Comics||Lee Herrmann (Zombieland)||16 September||Mini Con||Ron’s home||Games and Quizzes||14 October||Speaker & Movie||Central City Comics||Owen Swart (Star Trek)||18 November||Year End Dinner||Nexus Hub||Digby Ricci (Narnia)||9 December||Social||Ron’s home|