SHADO CON is GO!

14th February 2017

SHADO CON is GO! June 3rd at the QUAD Derby! For all UFO fans – a dedicated ‘UFO’ convention – the first one in decades! Confirmed guests include: *Ayshea Brough (Lt Johnson) *Michael Jayston (The Sound of Silence) *Ruric Powell (Scriptwriter: Conflict and The Dalotek Affair) … *Keith Alexander (Lt Keith Ford) Other guests to be announced. £45 – (Concessions available) To purchase tickets go HERE  

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The Ed Straker Herald and SHADO CON

  The Ed Straker Herald is delighted to give its full support to SHADO CON. The Convention has been organised by a small group of dedicated fans (in conjunction with the QUAD Derby) who started planning this event last year. The venue is the QUAD Cinema, Derby, a modern building in the centre of the city with excellent transport links and a very impressive record in holding other conventions. We…

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SHADO CON: Links

14th February 2017

SHADO CON at the Quad, Derby. The QUAD Website Full of the event at Quad HERE. To purchase tickets go HERE SHADO CON Facebook page  : SHADO CON SHADO CON website  

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One Wish at Christmas: Final part

24th December 2015

He knew he was dreaming; there was a part of him that was separate, watching from the sidelines as the young boy sat beside the fireplace opening the present from his parents then looking up at them, his eyes wide with delight. He saw the young officer polishing the silver napkin rings at the table, his elderly parents sitting beside him, chatting about work and friends, delighted to have him…

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One Wish at Christmas: Part 4

19th December 2015

The main control room, and yet it was not. So different, so very different. Oh it was SHADO, there was no questioning that, but these people were not his, this was not his Control room. His SHADO was not a jumble of burnt out and wrecked consoles, of exhausted and filthy staff clustered around the few remaining machines that still seemed to be active. Wires and cables looping from broken…

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One Wish at Christmas: Part 3

12th December 2015

By the time she told him to slow down he was shaking with cold and heat and fear. He pulled the car over to the side of the road, switching on the hazard lights. They had not seen one other vehicle on the roads since leaving…  leaving… He opened the door, desperate to get out, tangling his arm in the seat belt for a frantic moment. He made it to…

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One Wish at Christmas: Part 2

5th December 2015

The house looked strangely familiar, the white gate in the fence giving a familiar and welcoming creak as he pushed it open, the path curving around the bole of a heavy tree. He stopped, fearful, his heart pounding now, not from exertion, but dread. ‘Come with me.’ She was there beside him, her fingers on his elbow, guiding him, gentle hands leading him towards the windows with their bright lights…

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Ford’s Left Shoe

1st December 2015

A UFO Story by LtCdr All usual disclaimers apply Copyright Jan 2013 Keith Ford looked around the refectory with a frown; the busiest time of the day and no tables free. He didn’t like sitting with the medical staff who had a tendency to talk shop while they were eating. There was one table where he might sit; a table for four yet with only one place occupied . It…

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