Beyond Antares (fan club)
|Dates:||1973-1996 (with a hiatus 1982-1984)|
|Leadership:||Sheila Hull, then Fran Ball and Sue Toher|
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The Beyond Antares fan club was founded in the UK on October 1, 1973 by Sheila Hull. It was taken over by Sue Toher and Fran Ball on December 1, 1977.
From a 1981 Flyer
WHAT WE DO:
- publish six newsletters a year
- produce other ST publications
- welcome contributions of stories, poems, jokes, cartoons, puzzles, crosswords, articles, anything Trekkish
- provide a free Star Trek information service
- keep members up-to-date about all the "news n' views on the Star Trek front"
WHAT WE HOPE TO ACHIEVE:
- to keep Star Trek interest alive in Great Britain
- to act as an information centre
- to maintain a good balance between news, views, and humour on Star Trek
- to unite Star Trek fans everywhere
- to "try to be a good club, and one which will have some element in it to interest Star Trek fans of all ages"
- B.A. News
- Beyond Antares
- Beyond Antares Klingons
- Beyond Antares Useful Guide
- Captain's Log
- Chlortheragen Derivative
- Library Tapes
- M-Five Tie-In
- Memory Recall
- Tell Jose...
- "As most of you will know by now 'Beyond Antares" club has closed and as an ex-member, I would like to thank Fran and Sue for the hard work they put into the club in the past and hope they continue to publish zines in the future." -- from Communicator #5 (May 1982)
- "BEYOND ANTARES IS BACK!!! Yes folks, after some much needed R&R, we're re-opening the club. Start date is January 1984. Please contact Fran Ball & Sue Toher." -- Communicator #9