The Guest List

Over the years the PSFG has played host to many guests. Most visits are preceded by an article in the group newsletter 'KIMOTA'. Some of these articles, of varying lengths, can be reached via  the links in the sidebar.

The following provides a - probably incomplete - list of guests by category. Scroll down for a table detailing the dates and venues of each guest meeting.
 

SF WRITERS

  • Iain Banks
  • Barrington J.Bayley
  • David Brin
  • Molly Brown
  • John Brunner
  • C.J. Cherryh
  • Stephen Gallagher
  • Colin Greenland
  • Peter Hamilton
  • M. John Harrison
  • Trevor Hoyle
  • Simon Ings
  • Gwyneth Jones
  • Diana Wynne Jones
  • Jan Mark
  • Michael Moorcock
  • Jeff Noon
  • Terry Pratchett
  • Chris Priest
  • Mike Scott Rohan
  • Bob Shaw
  • Lisa Tuttle

HORROR WRITERS

  • Pete Atkins
  • Stephen Bowkett
  • Chaz Brenchley
  • Ramsey Campbell
  • Peter Crowther
  • Dennis Etchison
  • Christopher Fowler
  • Stephen Gallagher
  • R.Cetwynd-Hayes
  • Graham Joyce
  • Stephen Laws
  • Brian Lumley
  • Mark Morris
  • Kim Newman
  • Nicholas Royle
  • Lisa Tuttle

ILLUSTRATORS

  • Chris Achilleos
  • Jim Burns
  • Brian Froud
  • Fred Gambino
  • Ian Miller

COMIC BOOK ARTISTS

  • Jim Bakie
  • Leo Baxendale
  • Steve Bell
  • John Coulthart
  • Carl Critchlow
  • Al Davison
  • Adrian Dungworth
  • Hunt Emerson
  • Carlos Ezquerra
  • Glen Fabry
  • Christopher Fowler
  • Fox
  • Dave Gibbons
  • Ian Gibson
  • Jamie Hewlett
  • Graham Higgins
  • John Higgins
  • Steve Leialoha
  • David Lloyd
  • Pete Loveday
  • John McCrea
  • Dave McKean
  • Mike McMahon
  • Chris Moore
  • Arthur Ranson
  • Rik Rawling
  • Richard Piers Rayner
  • John Ridgway
  • Donald Rooum
  • Trina Robbins
  • Bill Sienkiewicz
  • Dave Sim & Gerhard
  • Bryan Talbot
  • Dave Taylor
  • Ron Tiner
  • Oscar Zarate
  • Terry Wiley

COMIC BOOK WRITERS

  • Al Davison
  • Jamie Delano
  • Neil Gaiman
  • Noel K. Hannan
  • Alan Grant
  • Paul Gravett
  • Dave McKinnon
  • Pat Mills
  • Alan Moore
  • Grant Morrison
  • Trina Robbins
  • Dave Sim
  • John Smith
  • Simon Spencer
  • Bryan Talbot
  • Tom Veitch
  • Nick Vince

FILM MAKERS & ACTORS

  • Kenny Baker - actor (R2D2)
  • Bob Godfrey - animator
  • Ray Harryhausen - animator & SFX
  • John Joyce - actor
  • Richard O'Brien - actor/playwright
  • Nick Park - animator
  • Jon Sorenson - film director
  • Nick Vince - actor

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Martin Barker - media studies lecturer & writer
  • Chris Bell - comic publisher
  • Carol & Tony Bennett - underground comix publishers
  • J. Brunton & C. Barlow - RPGs
  • Prof. Jack Cohen - reproductive biologist and consultant on aliens
  • Talana Gamah & Ieish - fantasy costumiers
  • Igor Goldkind - multimedia PR
  • Mary Green - comics letterer
  • Lee Harris - comix publisher
  • Sue Haywood - Wichcraft & Tarot
  • John Mariani - Computer science
  • The Muffin Men - Zappa Tribute Band
  • Andy Sawyer - SF librarian
  • Charles Shaar Murray - Rock Journalist

 

LISTED BY DATE AND VENUE

Date Guest Venue
Wed 11 May 1983 Bob Shaw Black Horse Author
Wed 21 Jan 1987 David Brin Black Horse Author
Wed 4 Feb 1987 Ian Gibson Black Horse Comic Artist
Wed 18 Feb 1987 Glen Fabry Black Horse Comic Artist
Wed 1 Apr 1987 Terry Pratchett Black Horse Author
Wed 13 May 1987 Iain Banks Black Horse Author
Thu 28 May 1987 Bill Sienkiewicz Black Horse Comic Artist
Wed 24 Jun 1987 Barrington J. Bayley Black Horse Author
Wed 8 Jul 1987 Jack Cohen Black Horse Lecturer
Wed 5 Aug 1987 Mike Scott Rohan Stanley Arms Author
Wed 30 Sep 1987 Ramsey Campbell Stanley Arms Author
Wed 28 Oct 1987 Alan Moore Stanley Arms Comic Writer
Wed 28 Oct 1987 Dave Gibbons Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 11 Nov 1987 John Higgins Stanley Arms Comic Creator
Wed 25 Nov 1987 Richard O'Brien Stanley Arms Playwright
Wed 9 Dec 1987 Grant Morrison Stanley Arms Comic Writer
Wed 20 Jan 1988 Neil Gaiman Stanley Arms Comic Writer
Wed 16 Mar 1988 Stephen Gallagher Stanley Arms Author
Wed 30 Mar 1988 Barrington J. Bayley Stanley Arms Author
Wed 13 Apr 1988 Bryan Talbot Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 27 Apr 1988 Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes Stanley Arms Author
Wed 25 May 1988 Fox Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 22 Jun 1988 Alan Grant Stanley Arms Comic Writer
Wed 28 Sep 1988 Carlos Ezquerra Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 28 Sep 1988 John Smith Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 28 Sep 1988 Pat Mills Stanley Arms Comic Writer
Wed 28 Sep 1988 Jim Baikie Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 26 Oct 1988 Iain Banks Stanley Arms Author
Wed 23 Nov 1988 Dave McKean Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 1 Feb 1989 Jamie Delano Stanley Arms Comic Writer
Wed 12 Apr 1989 Sideshow Comics Stanley Arms Comic Creators
Wed 3 May 1989 C.J. Cherryh Stanley Arms Author
Wed 24 May 1989 David Lloyd Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 21 Jun 1989 Terry Pratchett Stanley Arms Author
Wed 5 Jul 1989 Stephen Laws Stanley Arms Author
Wed 30 Aug 1989 Bryan Talbot Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 13 Sep 1989 Tom Veitch Stanley Arms Comic Writer
Wed 27 Sep 1989 Gwyneth Jones Stanley Arms Author
Wed 11 Oct 1989 Leo Baxendale Stanley Arms Comic Artist
Wed 25 Oct 1989 Ramsey Campbell Stanley Arms Author
Wed 22 Nov 1989 Bob Shaw Stanley Arms Author
Wed 20 Dec 1989 Vagabond Bodega Wine Bar Group
Wed 28 Feb 1990 Hunt Emerson Bodega Wine Bar Comic Creator
Wed 14 Mar 1990 Stephen Gallagher Bodega Wine Bar Author
Wed 28 Mar 1990 Kenny Baker Bodega Wine Bar Actor
Wed 9 May 1990 Al Davison Bodega Wine Bar Comic Creator
Wed 23 May 1990 Stephen Laws Bodega Wine Bar Author
Wed 20 Jun 1990 John Ridgway Bodega Wine Bar Comic Artist
Wed 7 Nov 1990 Diana Wynne Jones Black Horse Author
Wed 21 Nov 1990 Peter Atkins Bears Paw Author & Actor
Wed 5 Dec 1990 Neil Gaiman Bears Paw Comic Writer
Wed 30 Jan 1991 Alan Grant Bears Paw Comic Writer
Wed 13 Feb 1991 Brian Lumley Bears Paw Author
Wed 13 Mar 1991 Brian Froud Bears Paw Artist
Wed 27 Mar 1991 Tom Veitch & Bryan Talbot Bears Paw Comic Artist
Wed 10 Apr 1991 Iain Banks Bears Paw Author
Wed 24 Apr 1991 Richard Piers Rayner Bears Paw Comic Artist
Wed 8 May 1991 Carl Critchlow Bears Paw Comic Artist
Wed 5 Jun 1991 Sue Haywood Bears Paw Witchcraft
Wed 19 Jun 1991 M. John Harrison Bears Paw Author
Wed 17 Jul 1991 Tony & Carol Bennett Bears Paw Comic Creators
Wed 28 Aug 1991 Lee Harris Bears Paw Comic Creator
Wed 28 Aug 1991 John Higgins Bears Paw Comic Creator
Wed 28 Aug 1991 Jamie Delano Bears Paw Comic Artist
Wed 30 Oct 1991 James Brunton & Chris Barlow Bears Paw Role-play Games
Wed 4 Dec 1991 John Hamer Bears Paw Martial Arts
Wed 15 Jan 1992 Leo Baxendale Bears Paw Comic Creator
Wed 29 Jan 1992 Ramsey Campbell Bears Paw Author
Wed 12 Feb 1992 Jamie Hewlett Bears Paw Comic Creator
Wed 26 Feb 1992 Martin Baker Bears Paw Lecturer
Wed 11 Mar 1992 Mark Morris Bears Paw Horror Author
Wed 8 Apr 1992 John McCrea Bears Paw Comic Artist
Wed 22 Apr 1992 Stephen Gallagher Bears Paw Author
Wed 17 Jun 1992 Nick Abadzis Bears Paw Comic Artist
Tue 14 Jul 1992 Dez Skinn Bears Paw Editor
Tue 28 Jul 1992 Jack Cohen Bears Paw Lecturer
Tue 11 Aug 1992 Jim Burns Bears Paw Artist
Tue 25 Aug 1992 Maurice Flanagan Bears Paw Bookseller
Tue 8 Sep 1992 Jon Sorenson Bears Paw Film Maker?
Tue 22 Sep 1992 Alan Moore Bears Paw Comic Writer
Tue 20 Oct 1992 Gwyneth Jones Bears Paw Author
Tue 17 Nov 1992 Oscar Zarate Bears Paw Comic Artist
Tue 1 Dec 1992 Stephen Gallagher Bears Paw Horror Author
Tue 1 Dec 1992 Mark Morris Bears Paw Horror Author
Tue 1 Dec 1992 Ramsey Campbell Bears Paw Horror Author
Tue 1 Dec 1992 Stephen Laws Bears Paw Horror Author
Tue 2 Feb 1993 Al Davison Bears Paw Comic Artist
Tue 16 Feb 1993 Paul Gravett Bears Paw Comic Editor
Tue 16 Mar 1993 John Brunner Bears Paw Author
Tue 13 Apr 1993 Secret Banana Church Street Tavern Group
Tue 25 May 1993 Mike McMahon Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 8 Jun 1993 Colin Greenland Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 22 Jun 1993 Talana Gamah & Ieish Church Street Tavern Leather
Tue 6 Jul 1993 Nick Vince Church Street Tavern Comic Writer
Tue 20 Jul 1993 Iain Banks Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 17 Aug 1993 Ray Harryhausen Church Street Tavern Special Effects
Tue 14 Sep 1993 Steve Leialoha Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 14 Sep 1993 Trina Robbins Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 28 Sep 1993 Dave Sim & Gerhard Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 19 Oct 1993 Leo Baxendale Church Street Tavern Comic Creator
Tue 26 Oct 1993 Glen Fabry Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 9 Nov 1993 Hunt Emerson Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Thu 25 Nov 1993 Terry Pratchett Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 21 Dec 1993 The Muffin Men Church Street Tavern Group
Tue 1 Feb 1994 Christopher Fowler Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 8 Feb 1994 Michael Moorcock Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 15 Feb 1994 Graham Joyce Church Street Tavern Author
Fri 4 Mar 1994 Jon Sorenson Church Street Tavern Film Maker?
Tue 15 Mar 1994 Nicholas Royle Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 29 Mar 1994 Pete Loveday Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 5 Apr 1994 Neil Gaiman Church Street Tavern Comic Writer
Fri 22 Apr 1994 Nick Park Church Street Tavern Animator
Tue 10 May 1994 Dr. Jack Cohen Church Street Tavern Lecturer
Tue 7 Jun 1994 Bob Godfrey Church Street Tavern Animator
Tue 21 Jun 1994 Ian Miller Church Street Tavern Artist
Tue 5 Jul 1994 Chris Achilleos Church Street Tavern Artist
Tue 19 Jul 1994 Andy Sawyer Church Street Tavern Librarian
Tue 2 Aug 1994 Donald Rooum Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 13 Sep 1994 Graeme Hurry Church Street Tavern Editor
Tue 27 Sep 1994 Graham Masterton Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 4 Oct 1994 Dennis Etchison Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 11 Oct 1994 Chaz Brenchley Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 25 Oct 1994 Graham Higgins Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 8 Nov 1994 Stephen Laws Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 22 Nov 1994 Bob Shaw Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 6 Dec 1994 Trevor Hoyle Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 31 Jan 1995 Arthur Ranson Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 14 Feb 1995 Kim Newman Fossaltos Author
Tue 28 Feb 1995 Charles Shaar Murray Fossaltos Rock Journalist
Tue 28 Feb 1995 Igor Goldkind Fossaltos Comics Promoter
Tue 7 Mar 1995 Kenny Baker Fossaltos Actor
Tue 14 Mar 1995 David Riley launches Beyond Fossaltos Writer
Tue 28 Mar 1995 Grant Morrison Fossaltos Comic Writer
Tue 11 Apr 1995 Jeff Noon Fossaltos Author
Tue 25 Apr 1995 Stephen Gallagher Fossaltos Author
Tue 9 May 1995 Noel K. Hannan Fossaltos Comic Writer
Tue 9 May 1995 Rik Rawling Fossaltos Comic Artist
Tue 6 Jun 1995 Leo Baxendale Fossaltos Comic Artist
Tue 20 Jun 1995 Steve Bell Fossaltos Comic Artist
Tue 4 Jul 1995 Dave Taylor Fossaltos Comic Artist
Tue 15 Aug 1995 Steve Bowkett Fossaltos Author
Tue 22 Aug 1995 John Brunner The Adelphi Author
Tue 29 Aug 1995 Dave McKinnon & Terry Wiley The Adelphi Comic creators
Tue 12 Sep 1995 John Coulthart The Adelphi Artist
Tue 26 Sep 1995 Ramsey Campbell The Adelphi Author
Tue 10 Oct 1995 Peter Crowther The Adelphi Editor & Author
Tue 24 Oct 1995 Bryan Talbot The Adelphi Comic Artist
Tue 21 Nov 1995 Chris Moore The Adelphi Artist
Tue 16 Jan 1996 Barrington J. Bayley The Adelphi Author
Tue 12 Mar 1996 Tony Hitchman The Adelphi Comix fan
Tue 23 Apr 1996 Don Lawrence The Adelphi Comic Artist
Tue 11 Jun 1996 Christopher Priest The Adelphi Author
July 1996 Brendan McCarthy ? Comic artist
Tue 24 Sep 1996 Stephen Gallagher Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 8 Oct 1996 Peter F. Hamilton Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 22 Oct 1996 Ramsey Campbell Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 5 Nov 1996 Ron Tiner Church Street Tavern Comic Artist
Tue 3 Dec 1996 Stephen Baxter Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 17 Dec 1996 The Radiators Church Street Tavern Group
Tue 7 Jan 1997 Dr. Jack Cohen Church Street Tavern Lecturer
Tue 18 Feb 1997 Gwyneth Jones Church Street Tavern Author
Tue 10 Jun 1997 Gareth Ennis Church Street Tavern Comic Writer