Travel and Tourism

Other Science Fiction and Fantasy-related events

There are a number of other science fiction and fantasy-related events taking place in the British Isles just before or just after Loncon 3:

10 April-4 January 2015: Longitude Punk'd, Royal Observatory Greenwich, London

2 May-19 August: Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK exhibition of mainstream and underground comics at the British Library, London.

31 July - 31 August: Secret Cinema presents Back to the Future!

7 August: First Thursday fan pub meeting, The Melton Mowbray, High Holborn, London  

8-10 August: Nine Worlds Geekfest at the Radisson Hotel near London Heathrow.

[Sold out]  8-11 August: DWcon 2014 (The International Discworld Convention) at the Palace Hotel, Manchester.

9 - 30 August: The Ring Cycle Plays, The Scoop at More London

11-13 August: Science Fiction Foundation Critical Masterclass in London.

12 August: Fantasy in the Court, Goldsboro Books, Cecil Court, London

13 August: Fantasy-Faction's "Grim Gathering" Blackwell’s Bookshop, Charing Cross Road, London

13 August: Gollancz Festival, Waterstones Piccadilly, London

20 August:  Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold academic conference at  Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

21 August: Special post-Worldcon 'First Thursday' fan pub meeting, The Melton Mowbray, High Holborn, London

22-24 August: Shamrokon (the 2014 Eurocon) at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland.

28-31 August: Youth Music Theatre UK's production of Terry Pratchett's Soul Music Rose Theatre, Kingston

4 September: First Thursday fan pub meeting, The Melton Mowbray, High Holborn, London

5-7 September: FantasyCon 2014 (the British Fantasy Con) at the Royal York Hotel, York.

5-6 September: A Fantastic Legacy: Diana Wynne Jones academic conference at Newcastle University, Newcastle.

Also, the Tor Books Blog suggested Top 10 things to do in London when you are over for Loncon 3.

And here's another list, this time from Tor.com, for a fun fandom tour of London