1939 Retro Hugo Award Winners
4 January 2015 - the Loncon 3 Artist Showcase is now available to download in PDF format.
1939 Retro Hugo Award Winners
14 August 2014 - Loncon 3 is delighted to announce the 1939 Retro Hugo Award winners.
Record Hugo Participation
7 August 2014 - Loncon 3 is proud to announce that it received 3,587 valid ballots for the 2014 Hugo Awards. More details here.
Cosmonaut at Loncon 3
Programme now available
24 July 2014 - The schedule is now available through our programme guides here.
Hugo Ceremony Hosts announced
17 July 2014 - The 2014 Hugo Ceremony will be hosted by leading science fiction and fantasy authors Justina Robson and Geoff Ryman. More details here
Fantastic partnership with BFI
17 July 2014 - Loncon 3 has joined forces with the British Film Institute to celebrate the UK's long heritage of science fiction and the fantastic on television. More details here
08 July 2014 - LAST CALL: all requests for accessible accomodation must be received no later than midnight Thursday 10 July. More details here
PEN/H G Wells lecture
08 July 2014 - Audrey Niffenegger will give the first PEN / H G Wells lecture at Loncon 3. More details here
06 July 2014 - We're offering a service for booking mobility scooters. More details here
Theatre programme announced
04 July 2014 - We have released full details of our exciting theatre programme. Full details here
Childcare at Loncon 3
Progress Report 4 Now Available
02 July 2014 - Download your electronic copy of our last Progress Report here. Full of essential information for getting to and enjoying the convention.
02 July 2014 - We have a number of specific tasks for which we're seeking volunteers. In most cases no prior experience is needed and it's a great way to meet people and be a part of Loncon 3. Details here
1939 Retro Hugo Voter Packet
01 July 2014 - The 1939 Retro Hugo Voter Packet is now available
20 June 2014 - For a taste of Loncon 3 at a low price, we are offering a limited number of Hall passes for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
15 June 2014 - We are today sending emails to all our programme participants with a first draft of their schedules. It's going to be an amazing programme!
Membership rates to increase on 14 July
10 June 2014 - Loncon 3 membership rates will rise on 14 July: Adult rates increase to £135 (US$225); family rates become £300 (US$500); all other attending rates also rise. Join now to beat the increase! Full details here
Additions to 2014 Hugo Voter Packet
10 June 2014 - The voter packet has been updated to include new material in the following categories: Fan Artist, Related Work, Short Story, Novelette and Novella. Members can download the packet here.
Hugo Voting Now Open
Worldcon Philharmonic Orchestra
03 June 2014 - The highlight of Loncon 3's music programme will be a concert by the Worldcon Philharmonic Orchestra
Masquerade and costumes at Loncon 3
03 June 2014 - If you love costumes and costuming, check out our new information about the Masquerade and Hall Costumes at Loncon 3. You can register today! More details
Loncon 3 is committed to an accessible Worldcon that supports the varied needs of our members who may need support, to enable everyone to enjoy the convention to the full.
We have implemented a variety of arrangements to facilitate access to the convention for all attendees, including:
- provision for the hire of mobility scooters and wheelchairs
- reserved seating at events and panels
- access for all programme participants, for which the programme team will be looking to capture requirements at the longer stage of their participant survey - please contact Programme direct if you have any queries in the meantime.
Access at the Convention
The ExCeL centre is a new venue which is compliant with the Equality Act 2010, as are the neighbouring hotels.
ExCeL has been purposely designed and built to allow unrestricted access to disabled visitors, conforming to Part M of the Building Regulations (Access to and Use of Buildings). Further information about ExCeL and access can be found on their website.
Information on accessible travel around London will be included as the travel section of this website is developed.
Scooters and Wheelchairs
Event Mobility Charitable Trust will be providing electric scooters and manual wheelchairs for the use of those members who would like a bit of help getting around.
There will be a charge for scooters and wheelchairs, and they will need to be reserved in advance. More details here.
Some copies of the printed pocket programme will be available in large-type format. If you are interested in this service, please contact us so we can make sure the supply meets the demand.
We can also make available an accessible copy of the Souvenir Book:
please contact us for more information.
Our aim is to help provide the assistance required for the special needs of Loncon 3 members. If you or your family or friends have any special needs or questions about accessibility, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Access service is part of the Services team, which is led by Carolina Gómez-Lagerlöf.