The Mancunicon team have decided to not bid for the 2020 Eastercon at Follycon in Harrogate, so currently there are no bids for the convention at all. Gulp!
As all we’ve done this year is move the eastercon wiki to a new hosting service, and have no particular plan to communicate, I don’t think we need a slot in the programme and take up people’s time. We might have an informal meeting in the bar.
Caroline, Steve, Judy and Tim are stepping back from their roles in Eastercon Options, as they all have Eastercons to plan. Pat McMurray, Chris O’Shea and John Bray are stepping up to the plate, and thank them for their hard work.
We have moved the Eastercon wiki from Alex’s machine to wikia, http://www.eastercon.org redirects to http://eastercon.wikia.com. Thanks to Alex for his efforts supporting the site for all these years.
We plan to rename “Eastercon Options” to be “Friends of Eastercon”, as discussed at the Innominate panel. The aim is still to provide support to Eastercon like all friends groups do, there is no power grab, as we have no power nor money at present. More on this to come