Spain announces con, Larson returns to Bronycon, BronyCAN gets Peter and Brenda, Ciderfest Vendor reg open

So, for the last few days we've been a bit preoccupied with other matters, and the convention news submit box has gotten a little full. There's a SHITLOAD of these things now. We decided to put all of them into a big post for your convenience. 

Spain has a convention now!
Also news from Bronycon, BronyCAN, and Ponyville Ciderfest.


It is our great pleasure to announce the date of celebration of Summer Wrap Up Festival 2015, the first Spanish and Portuguese brony convention. It will be on 12th - 13th September, in the city of Madrid, that we'll wrap up the Summer with the beginning of what we hope will be a series of iberian conventions. The event will take place in Hotel Eco Vía Lusitana of Madrid. You'll find all the relevant information in our webpage.

Shortly, we'll also begin an Indiegogo campaign and we'll announce our guests, activities and the tickets.

We'll make this Summer’s farewell an epic one!


(BALTIMORE)—BronyCon is excited to announce that show writer M.A. Larson will join us this Summer at the Baltimore Convention Center!

Larson is a veteran writer for the series “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” with credits for many beloved episodes including “Swarm of the Century,” “Luna Eclipsed,” “Magic Duel” and “The Cutie Map: Part 1 & 2.” Additional animated TV series Larson wrote for include “Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends,” “Littlest Pet Shop,” “Sym-Bionic Titan” and “Gravity Falls.”

Beyond the screen, Larson wrote the novel “Pennyroyal Academy” with a sequel planned for later this year. Lionsgate Films purchased the film rights for “Pennyroyal Academy” with Reese Witherspoon producing.

Visit BronyCon’s guest page to learn more about Larson’s career and other guests coming to Baltimore this Summer!
To register for this event, visit BronyCon’s registration page. Badges for BronyCon will cost more at the door, so don’t wait! Also make sure you are following BronyCon on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Google+ to be the first to hear our latest announcements.

About BronyCon:  Based in Baltimore, Md., BronyCon is the premiere convention for My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fans of all ages. Last year’s event drew more than 9,600 attendees from all seven continents. This year’s event, scheduled for Aug. 7-9, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center, is expected to trump that figure. The convention features special guests, diverse programming and a multi-night music festival. For more information, check out

Are lines that are given short and rhymed, important to ponies when they are well-timed? Ee-yup! BronyCAN is proud to bring you two actors who give life to a pair of curiously-spoken, but sage ponies on the show, Peter New and Brenda Crichlow! Peter voices none other than the laconic Big Macintosh in addition to numerous background voices, while Brenda provides the rhymes for Ponyville’s resident wise-zebra, Zecora! Both will be available through the weekend of Aug 21-23 at BronyCAN 2015!

About Peter New
Peter New is an actor, voice actor and writer. He has over 80 professional credits including: Motive, Delete, Fringe, Mr Young, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon, Psych, Men In Trees and Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed. He has voiced many cartoon characters, from ‘Evan’ in Barbie Thumbelina, to ‘Ian Vashti’ in Gundam00, ‘Lunk’ in Powerpuff Girls Z, but is most well known as 'Sunil' in  Littlest Pet Shop, and ‘Big Macintosh’ in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Other voice credits include InuYasha, Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War, Sushi Pack, Fantastic Four, Rekkit Rabbit, Martha Speaks, Dino Train, Goola City and Need 4 Speed: Hot Pursuit.

Peter began acting with a sketch comedy troupe called The Legend of Bonefish, who disbanded twenty years ago, although some of those old sketches have sprung up on YouTube, starring middle-aged versions of themselves. Weird. He has broad interests, from astronomy to photography, architecture to environment. He plays a little piano, a bit of guitar, some ukulele, and a passel of drums. One day he wants to cut a record. He enjoys cooking, but more than that, eating. Yummy.

About Brenda Crichlow
Brenda is one of the busiest, dynamic, and most versatile women in Vancouver's film industry. As Artistic Director of Crichlow Actors’ Studio Inc. (CASt), she brings more than 24 years of experience both in front of the camera and behind the scenes in film, television, and radio as a professional actor and instructor. Her background has cultivated CASt's excellent reputation among industry professionals, peers and students alike.

A graduate of the Studio 58 Theatre Arts program in Vancouver, Brenda has merited guest starring, series recurring and lead roles for film and television, voice-over, (Zecora on My Little Pony) radio hosting, and commercials.

Some highlights include working alongside: Kyra Sedgwick (The Possession); Genie Francis and Ted McGinley (Notes From The Heart Healer); Harrison Ford (Firewall), Angela Bassett (The Lazarus Child), Linda Hamilton (Home for the Holidays); and in Vice with Michael Madsen and Mykelti Williamson. Episodic shows: Smallville, Twilight Zone, Dead Zone, The Outer Limits, Jeremiah, Xes & Ohs and Blade to name but a few; as well as numerous national, commercial campaigns for Cantel AT&T, South Western Bell, Allina Health Systems, ADT, Ivory Snow, Ford, and Dell.

Her passion and skill has led to work with children to adults as an on set acting coach for shows such as: Spooky House starring Ben Kingsley and Mercedes Ruehl, Just Deal, Elf, (James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, and Will Ferrell); and as a sub on Things we Lost in the Fire starring Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro and David Duchovny.

Howdy Folks! Ponyville Ciderfest Vendor Hall registration is now live! Head on over to and sign up to sell you wares today! =D

Dont' forget to Visit our Registration page ( to learn about the ticket information and prices, along the epic things you get for signing up for one of our Sponsor level tickets! Limited Sponsor tickets available so book your trip (and your hotel ! =D) to Ponyville Ciderfest now! 

Be sure to visit us and like our Facebook Page,, or follow us on twitter @PonyCiderfest and stop by our Tumblr Page, Ponyville Ciderfest and be sure to ask Barley Tender or Caramel Malt, our Ponyville Mascots any MLP related questions!"

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