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
Press and Media Centre
This page is the main Press and Media Centre for Loncon 3. Our objective is to make it easy for press and media contacts to find us, to get in touch with us, and to get and download information that they can use. This includes copies of all our official Press Releases and other useful material.
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Press Passes and Press Credentials
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Linking to Loncon 3
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All of our official Media Releases are listed below (newest first). The releases are available to read online in PDF format:
- Media Release #35 – 1939 Retro Hugo Award Winners announced
- Media Release #34 – Loncon 3 announces record participation in the 2014 Hugo Awards!
- Media Release #33 – Cosmonaut Anatolii Artsebarskii to appear at Loncon 3
- Media Release #32 – Loncon 3 launches programme web guide and mobile apps.
- Media Release #31 – Justina Robson and Geoff Ryman to co-host Hugo Awards ceremony.
- Media Release #30 – Loncon 3 and British Film Institute announce fantastic partnership.
- Media Release #29 – Audrey Niffenegger to deliver PEN / H G Wells Lecture at Loncon 3.
- Media Release #28 – Loncon 3 announces theatre programme.
- Media Release #27 – 1939 Retro Hugo Voter Packet and Hugo Base Design.
- Media Release #26 – Loncon 3 membership rates to rise on 14 July.
- Media Release #25 – Online voting begins for Hugo Awards.
- Media Release #24 – Music in science fiction and fantasy: Loncon 3 announces music programme and major concert.
- Media Release #23 – Loncon 3 launches Hugo Awards voter packet.
- Media Release #22 – Diversity in Speculative Fiction: Loncon 3 launches academic programme.
- Media Release #21 – Mary Robinette Kowal and Robert Shearman to co-host Retro Hugo Awards ceremony.
- Media Release #20 – Science stars to shine at London World Science Fiction Convention.
- Media Release #19 – Loncon 3 celebrates the future and the past: Diversity and History.
- Media Release #18 – Hugo Awards and Retro Hugo Awards finalists announced.
- Media Release #17 – Loncon 3 Hugo Finalists To Be Announced Saturday 19 April.
- Media Release #16 – Loncon 3 to Feature Spectacular Art Show and Programming.
- Media Release #15 – World Premiere of Theatrical Production of Tim Powers novel, The Anubis Gates, at Loncon 3.
- Media Release #14 – Loncon 3 announces Hugo Ceremony MC (see also an apology from Loncon 3 chairs).
- Media Release #13 – Loncon 3 confirms Beijing and Kansas City as bidders for 2016 Worldcon.
- Media Release #12 – Loncon 3 rates to rise on 1 March; payment instalment plan closes.
- Media Release #11 – Five thousand people sign up for London Worldcon.
- Media Release #10 – Deadline for Hugo Award nomination eligibility approaches.
- Media Release #9 – Loncon 3 Photography Competition Opens.
- Media Release #8 – Loncon 3 Hugo and Retro-Hugo nominations open (7 January 2014).
- Media Release #7 – Loncon 3 Attending Membership Rates Increase (9 September 2013).
- Media Release #6 – Loncon 3 One Year To Go (14 August 2013).
- Media Release #5 – Loncon 3 Announces Late May Holiday Sale (20 May 2013).
- Media Release #4 – Loncon 3 Announces Instalment Payment Plan (23 March 2013).
- Media Release #3 – Loncon 3 Attending Membership Rates Increase; Pre-Supporter and Voter Discounts Expire (18 March 2013).
- Media Release #2 – 2013 Hugo Awards – Deadline Approaching for Right to Nominate (27 January 2013).
- Media Release #1 – London to Host the Greatest Show in the Galaxy (2 September 2012).