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 Attending Membership Rates Increase
LONDON, UK. 9 September 2013: On 1 October 2013, membership rates to join Loncon 3, the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention, will rise as follows:
- Full Adult Attending membership rates increase from £105 to £115 (US$185 / €145).
- Family membership rates, for two adults and two or more children, increase from £245 to £260 (US$430 / €330).
As part of the convention's policy to encourage families and children to attend Loncon 3, the following Attending membership rates, based on the person's age as of 14 August 2014, for Infants (0-5 years old), Children (6-15 years old) and Young Adults (16-25) are unchanged:
- Infants (0-5 years old) at £2 (US$3 / €3)
- Children (6-15 years old) at £30 (US$50 / €40)
- Young Adults (16-25 years old) at £65 (US$110 / €85).
The rate for a Supporting membership is also unchanged at £25 (US$40 / €35).
Fans can also spread the cost of their Loncon 3 membership through an Instalment Plan. Under the plan, fans initially buy a Supporting membership and then pay the fee for conversion to Attending membership over three quarterly or four monthly instalments. The total charge for the membership will be frozen at the time of signing up to the plan.
Loncon 3 will take place in the ExCeL conference centre in London's Docklands from 14-18 August 2014. The Guests of Honour cover the fields of fiction, comics, art, criticism, publishing and fandom: John Clute, Malcolm Edwards, Chris Foss, Jeanne Gomoll, Robin Hobb, Bryan Talbot and the late Iain M. Banks, whose life and work will be honoured at the convention.
Loncon 3 co-chair Steve Cooper said: "We're firmly committed to making this Worldcon not just one of the biggest and best, but also one of the most accessible and family-friendly. We hope that many more people will join us as we count down to the big event in August."
Co-chair Alice Lawson added: "There's still time to buy a membership at the lower rates, before 1 October. We have fantastic guests and an exciting programme that will have something to offer everyone who loves the rich and diverse worlds of science fiction and fantasy."