Other Discworld Events
There are many fan-run Discworld Conventions and smaller gatherings taking place regularly across the globe. If geography prevents you from getting to the Irish Discworld Convention, why not try one of these? Click each heading to find out more:
These biennial events are the main Discworld gatherings, and are based in the UK. The most recent one took place on the 3rd–6th August 2018 at Chesford Grange Hotel, near Warwick.
– NADWCon – The North American Discworld Convention
NADWCon comes to Holy Wood, on the 12th–15th July 2019, and will take place at the Marriot LAX hotel in Los Angeles.
– Scheibenwelt Convention – The German Discworld Convention
The next Scheibenwelt Convention will take place on 3rd–6th October 2019 at Burg Ludwigstein, Witzenhausen, Germany, and will be Hogswatch themed.
– Cabbagecon – The Dutch Discworld Convention
The sixth Cabbagecon will take place on 31st October – 1st November 2020, at the Hotel De Rijper Eilanden, in De Rijp (between Amsterdam and Alkmaar).
– Nullus Anxietas –The Australian Discworld Convention
The 7a-th Nullus Anxietas will take place in Sydney on 2nd-4th July 2021, and its theme will be “Ankh-Morpork: Citie of One Thousande Surprises!”
These small gatherings usually happen twice a year in Nawojowa Góra, near Kraków. The most recent one took place on the 5th–7th April 2019.
– South African Discworld Day
South African Discworld meet-ups recently returned with their second celebration, which took place on 28th April 2018, at the La Vue Lodge in Muldersdrift near Johannesburg. The event is said to be annual, but there's no word yet about when or where next year's one will be.
– Wincanton Events
These relaxed, informal weekend gatherings (formerly known as Spring Fling and Hogswatch, and now called The Gathering of the Loonies) usually happen twice a year, in the town of Wincanton, UK. The most recent one was on the 26th–28th April 2019. Some additional information can occasionally be found on this forum.
– The Banjaxed Bodhráners
The Bodhráners are an Irish group of Discworld fans who meet up every few months in Dublin, Cork, and Galway.
– The Broken Drummers
This informal group of Discworld fans meet up on the first Monday of every month at the Monkey Puzzle pub, in Paddington, London, UK.
– Other Meet-up Groups
There are a number of other regular Discworld meet-up groups, mainly in Australia and North America, which are listed in exhaustive detail on the Discworld Monthly website (a great resource for Discworld and Pratchett news).
28th April 2018: South African Discworld Day (and Sir Terry’s birthday)
25th May 2018: Terry Pratchett Day (and Geek Pride Day, Towel Day, etc)
2nd August 2018: Release of the Discworld Quiz Diary for 2019
3rd–6th August 2018: DWCon 2018 (UK convention)
23rd August 2018: Release of the Discworld Imaginarium Calendar for 2019
20th–21st October 2018: Cabbagecon (Dutch convention)
1st November 2018: Release of the BBC's Discworld Radio Drama Collection
23rd–25th November 2018: Gathering of the Loonies (in Wincanton)
29th March – 1st April 2019: Nope, no idea what could possibly be happening on these dates…
12th–14th April 2019: Nullus Anxietas (Australian convention)
26th–28th April 2019: Gathering of the Loonies in Wincanton (as well as Sir Terry’s birthday)
25th May 2019: Terry Pratchett Day (and Geek Pride Day, Towel Day, etc)
31st May 2019: Good Omens TV series released
12th–15th July 2019: North American Discworld Convention
3rd–6th October 2019: Scheibenwelt Convention (German convention)
All above information correct at time of uploading – please contact us if any details need updating.