News

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

6 August 2014 - Cosmonaut Anatolii Artsebarskii will be at the whole convention and speaking on Sunday 17 August, more details here and press release here.

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

Access services

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

Access services

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

03 July 2014 - Please book your childcare by 14 July. Details available here. To help you plan, some programme highlights are listed here

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.

Help wanted

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

Hall passes

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

Programme participants

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

06 June 2014 - Cast your ballot for the 2014 Hugo Awards here and for the 1939 Retro Hugo Awards here.

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

 

Member Demographics

Memberships by Country

The table below shows where our members come from. Note that this is 'live' data and the numbers are likely to change from day to day, also they will not match the figures in the historic table below.

Country Total Adult Attending * Young Adult Children
& Infants
Supporters Day Admissions
United Kingdom 4260 2316 266 138 156 1384
United States 4184 1776 83 61 2202 62
Canada 360 179 8 5 152 16
Australia 283 162 2 5 109 5
Germany 252 177 10 8 33 24
Netherlands 164 91 7 4 45 17
Sweden 155 101 7 5 21 21
France 138 94 8 2 8 26
Finland 118 84 1 5 11 17
Ireland 96 58 8 7 18 5
Norway 89 59 11 5 8 6
Israel 76 55 8 8 3 2
Poland 75 47 12 1 1 14
Japan 59 43 2 3 10 1
Italy 59 28 4 7 20
Spain 55 31 3 1 11 9
Belgium 52 28 4 1 11 8
Denmark 41 24 6 11
New Zealand 35 18 1 16
Switzerland 27 16 6 5
Croatia 26 21 3 1 1
Russian Federation 21 12 2 1 6
Austria 20 7 5 8
Singapore 16 9 2 4 1
Czech Republic 15 6 2 1 6
China 13 10 3
Iceland 11 7 1 1 2
Romania 8 6 1 1
Malaysia 8 6 2
Ukraine 7 5 1 1
Brazil 7 5 2
United Arab Emirates 7 2 1 4
Portugal 7 1 1 4 1
Lithuania 6 5 1
Thailand 6 3 1 2
Slovenia 6 1 3 2
India 6 2 4
Luxembourg 5 5
Saudi Arabia 4 3 1
South Africa 4 3 1
Bulgaria 4 3 1
Mexico 4 4
Greece 3 3
Estonia 3 2 1
Latvia 3 2 1
Qatar 3 2 1
Philippines 3 2 1
Turkey 2 2
Bermuda 2 1 1
Taiwan 2 1 1
Malta 2 1 1
Ecuador 2 2
Korea 2 2
Holy See 1 1
Slovakia 1 1
Belarus 1 1
Pakistan 1 1
Venezuela 1 1
Georgia 1 1
Andorra 1 1
Hungary 1 1
Trinidad And Tobago 1 1
Costa Rica 1 1
Totals 10826 5527 458 270 2882 1689

* Note: Guests have been included in the Attending Adults figure.

Memberships Over Time

The growth in memberships over time is shown in the following table. The figure for Attending includes Guests, Young Adults, Children and Infants as well as regular Adult Attending members. The "Countries" column shows the total number of countries represented in our membership database.

 

Date Attending Supporters Day & Hall Total Countries Comment
Aug 2012 865 960 1825 After Chicon 7
Sep 2012 1030 856 1886 End of Sep 2012
Oct 2012 1191 787 1978 23 End of Oct 2012
Nov 2012 1346 708 2054 25 End of Nov 2012
Dec 2012 1367 710 2077 26 End of Dec 2012
Jan 2013 1510 718 2228 30 End of Jan 2013
Feb 2013 1612 700 2312 33 End of Feb 2013
Mar 2013 1984 609 2593 36 End of Mar 2013
Apr 2013 2578 571 3149 37 After Eastercon 2013
May 2013 2739 561 3300 38 End of May 2013
Jun 2013 2780 559 3339 38 End of Jun 2013
Jul 2013 2830 560 3390 40 End of Jul 2013
Aug 2013 3030 580 3610 41 After LoneStarCon 3
Sep 2013 3501 613 4114 41 End of Sep 2013
Oct 2013 3641 574 4215 41 End of Oct 2013
Nov 2013 3751 582 4333 41 End of Nov 2013
Dec 2013 3886 603 4489 42 End of Dec 2013
Jan 2014 4282 1076 5358 45 End of Jan 2014
Feb 2014 4776 1109 69 5954 49 End of Feb 2014
Mar 2014 4928 1164 119 6211 50 End of Mar 2014
Apr 2014 5069 2119 147 7335 57 End of Apr 2014
May 2014 5231 2476 190 7897 61 End of May 2014
June 2014 5457 2768 293 8518 63 End of June 2014
July 2014 5891 2893 695 9479 64 End of July 2014