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April 2018

[New: Chile] Turistas del Mundodisco

Location:Santiago Library, Matucana 151, Santiago, Chile
Dates:28th April 2018
Times:12:00 - 16:30
Facebook:Turistas del Mundodisco

Turistas Del Mundodisco are inviting fans to the Santiago library for an adventure through L-space to celebrate Terry’s 70th birthday.

The Santiago Library is located at Matucana 151, between Calles Moneda and Avenida Portales. If you come by car you must enter through Matucana street and access the free underground parking lots located almost on the corner of Portales. If you travel by Metro you must reach the Quinta Normal station on Line 5 and walk three blocks to the south.


[New: UK] Peculiar Productions Launch Event

Location:Cathays Community Centre, 36-38 Cathays Terrace, Cardiff CF24 4HX UK
Dates:28th April 2018
Times:16:00 - 19:00
Website:peculiarproductions.co.uk

This launch event is a FREE fairground-inspired offering of comedy shorts, games stalls and associated performers--from strongmen to fortune tellers.

There will be a short welcome at 16:30 followed by a Big Reveal of their first large-scale production this coming August!

Freshly baked goods and FREE drinks will be available throughout the event.


[New: South Africa] THE SECOND ANNUAL DISCWORLD DAY: 2018 - INTERESTING TIMES IN ANKH-MORPORK

Location:La Vue Guest Lodge and Function Venue, Plot 161, Nooitgedacht, Nietgedacht 535-Jq, Muldersdrift, 1739, South Africa
Dates:28th April 2018
Tickets:Online: R70.00, At the gate/on the day: R90.00, PARKING: R10 per car, Kids under 12 FREE
Facebook:THE SECOND ANNUAL DISCWORLD DAY: 2018 - INTERESTING TIMES IN ANKH-MORPORK
Box Office:quicket.co.za

Join in a celebration of life on Sir Terry Pratchett's Birthday by honoring his legacy and experiencing his Discworld.

Discover the streets of Ankh-Morpork, the greatest city of the Discworld. A folklorique network of old lanes, squares and alleys for your walking pleasure. Where excitement and trolls lurks around every corner and much may be heard the traditional street cries of old time also the laughing visages of the denizens as they go about their business private.

LIMITED NO OF TICKETS are available from Quicket

Dogs and unruly luggages to be kept on leashes at all times.

Please note - there is a 1km dirt road to the venue but it is suitable for most cars.

Featuring:

- An Ankh-Morpork Adventure: Seek! Hustle! Build! Conjur!

Enter as a single person or with a team of wizzards, complete the tasks as laid out for you by the Patrician.

R20.00 per person (R10 discount for entering online and bringing your own entry sheet!)

- Fabricati diem, pvnc: test your mettle and train with the City Watch, they are recruiting!

- The presence of beer always greases the rungs of the evolutionary ladder so make sure your Inn-sewer-ants-polly-seas are up to date and join us in The Mended Drum.

Expect a test of wits, much revelry and many barbarians.

- The Discworld Dress Up. Embody your favourite character and be victorious. Win Thynngs.

- Burnt crunchy bits, dwarf bread, rat onna stick and other local delicacies can be found between Harga's House of Ribs and the Curry Gardens, so weary travellers and brave explorers will not have holes in their tummies. Keep an eye out for Cut-me-own-Throat Dibbler.

All guilds are welcome, so if you fancy yourself as an artificer, a seamstress, an assassin or a clown, you'll be sure to be in good company along The Street of Cunning Artificers.


May 2018

[New: UK] Waterstones Leeds Sir Terry Pratchett Book Club

Location:Waterstones Leeds, 93-97 Albion Street, LS15JS Leeds
Dates:1st May 2018
Times:18.00 -18.45
Website:facebook.com

Book Club that discusses Terry Pratchett's books. Everyone Welcome.


[New: UK] Birdworld Discworld Day

Location:Birdworld Holt Pound, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4LD, UK
Dates:26th May 2018
Times:10.00 - 18.00
Website:birdworld.co.uk

Join Birdworld on the 26th May for Discworld Day at the Terry Pratchett Owl Parliament! See special guests from the Discworld Family, celebrate the “Glorious 25th of May” in honour of Sir Terry Pratchett and take part in fundraising for the Birdworld Conservation Fund.

Fantastic costumes encouraged and prizes to be awarded to both best dressed adult and child!


June 2018

[New: UK] Chalke Valley History Festival

Location:Broadchalke, Nr Salisbury Wilts UK
Dates:Monday 25th June - Sunday 1st July 2018
Website:cvhf.org.uk

The UK's largest History Festival which will include talks and events about Terry Pratchett and The Shed of Doom among Living history exhibits and events.


August 2018

[UK] Discworld Convention

Location:Chesford Grange Hotel, Warwick, CV8 2LD
Dates:3rd - 6th August 2018
Tickets:SOLD OUT (the ConCom are operating a waiting list)
Website:2018.dwcon.org

The Chesford Grange Hotel will once again open its doors to the UK Discworld Convention which sold out in a matter of hours when tickets first went on sale. The convention promises to be a huge amount of fun packed with activities based around the Discworld.


October 2018

[Netherlands] Dutch Discworld Convention - CABBAGECON 5 - Be a Barbarian hero!

Location:Carlton President Hotel, Floraweg 28, 3542 DX Utrecht
Dates:20th - 21st October 2018
Tickets:Weekend - Adult 65 Euros Child 35 Euros Student 50 Euros. Single day tickets are available from website.
Website:dutchdwcon.nl
Facebook:Dutch Discworld Convention - CABBAGECON 5 - Be a Barbarian hero!

March 2019

[Updated: Ireland] Irish Discworld Convention - IDWCon - Welcome to Überwald

Location:Cork International Hotel, Cork, Ireland
Dates:29th March - 1st April 2019
Tickets:Available from April 19th, 2018
Website:idwcon.org

This IDWCon we'll be visiting the Discworld region of Überwald, focusing on the delightful village of Schnapp, whose inhabitants are keen to tempt tourists to their Sektoberfest. Schnapp's tourist board will be sending out promotional material and further information as we near the convention, so make sure you sign up to our newsletters to keep up to date.


April 2019

[Updated: Australia] Nullus Anxietas VII in Melbourne 2019

Location:Melbourne
Dates:12th-14th April 2019 (authorised by Ankh Morpork Post Office.)
Tickets:Early Bird Prices available until the 12th Aug 2018
Full Members ticket - 160 AUD
Concession/child 5-15 ticket - 140 AUD
Family Ticket - 520 AUD

Full Prices - Valid from the 12th August 2018 - 29th March 2019
Full Members ticket - 200 AUD
Concession/child 5-15 ticket - 160 AUD
Family Ticket - 680 AUD
Website:ausdwcon.org

October 2019

[Germany] Scheibenwelt Convention

Dates:3rd - 6th October 2019
Website:scheibenwelt-convention.de

The theme will be Hogswatch.

Tickets are not on sale as yet but do visit the website to find out more information.


Dates (to be confirmed)

[USA] North American Discworld Convention


It's happening in 2019. That's all we know. We’ll update this when we get more news.


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