Just Fur The Weekend

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Just Fur The Weekend
Just Fur The Weekend logo
Location
Website
Status Ongoing
First iteration March 25-27, 2016
Organizer(s) JFTW UK
Charity Changes each year
Subject Furry
Resources Photos, videos, reports: Just Fur The Weekend resources

Just Fur The Weekend (abbreviated JFTW,[1] sometimes Jefty[2]) is a furry convention which is held in Bristol, England, UK. It is organized by JFTW UK LTD, a private company limited by guarantee, no. 09668582 (incorporated 2 July 2015).

Mascot[edit]

Favian the Fox

The official mascot of Just Fur The Weekend is Favian the Fox. He is featured in a majority of the convention's branding.

History[edit]

JFTW 2016 logo

Just Fur The Weekend was conceived in June 2015 as weekend event that provides a more affordable convention experience, within a weekend time period. Providing board, inclusive food options and core convention facilities at a competitive membership price, It has been deemed a viable convention option for the south of the UK.

Just Fur The Weekend 2016 achieved 152 attendees in its debut year.

2017[edit]

JFTW 2017 promotion

Just Fur The Weekend 2017 took place over April 14-16,[3] at the Holiday Inn Bristol-Filton[4] and drew 317 attendees (a 108% increase, breaking the record for second-year growth.) [5]

The theme was "Wonders of the Industrial Revolution".[6] The fursuit walk involved a coach journey to Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge, constructed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

2018[edit]

JustFurTheWeekend2018Logo.jpg

Just Fur the Weekend 2018 returned to the Holiday Inn Bristol-Filton over March 30-April 1, 2018.

The theme was "Pier Pressure", a tribute to all things seaside, and the fursuit walk involved a trip to Clevedon Pier.

The final attendance was 203.[7]

2019[edit]

Just Fur The Weekend 2019 will be returning to the Holiday Inn Bristol Filton with the theme "It Came From The Silver Screen" dedicated to the celebration of B-movies and shlock.

Just Fur the Weekend is taking place on 19th- 21st April 2019 [8]

This year the guest of honour will be Alector Fencer, a professional artist, writer and director for Myre.[9] The final attendance count was 233, with £1968.06 raised for the charity Raystede.[10]

References[edit]

  1. JFTW has its own subsection now! - Jett G Dragon, UKFur.org forums (27 April 2016)
  2. Just Fur The Weekend 2016 photo album - Alex Vance, Flickr
  3. Just Fur The Weekend 2017 website. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  4. Venue on the Just Fur The Weekend website. Retrieved April 16, 2017.
  5. [1]. on the Just Fur the Weekend website. Retrieved Sept 26, 2017.
  6. Tweet on the Just Fur The Weekend account on Twitter. Dated June 3, 2016. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  7. Tweet on the Just Fur the Weekend account on Twitter. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  8. [2] on the Just Fur the Weekend website. Retrieved January 25th, 2019.
  9. [3] on the Just Fur the Weekend website. Retrieved January 25th, 2019.
  10. [4] on the Just Fur the Weekend Twitter Account. Retrieved May 12th, 2019.

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