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 next one will take place on the 3rd–6th August 2018 at Chesford Grange Hotel, near Warwick.
– Cabbagecon – The Dutch Discworld Convention
For all budding Barbarian Heroes, the fifth Cabbagecon will take place on 20th–21st October 2018 at the Hotel Carlton President, Maarssen, Utrecht.
– Nullus Anxietas –The Australian Discworld Convention
The seventh Nullus Anxietas will take place on 12th–14th April 2019 in Melbourne, and will be Going Postal themed.
– 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.
– NADWCon – The North American Discworld Convention
The most recent NADWCon took place in New Orleans in September 2017. The next one will happen in 2019 – more details to follow.
These small gatherings usually happen twice a year in Nawojowa Góra, near Kraków. The most recent one took place on the 6th–8th October 2017.
– South African Discworld Day
South African Discworld meet-ups return with this celebration, taking place on 28th April 2018, at the La Vue Lodge in Muldersdrift near Johannesburg. Tickets can be bought here.
– Wincanton Events
These relaxed events (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 next one will be the Fourecks-themed “Did You Bring a Beer Along” and will take place on the 27th–29th April 2018. 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)
3rd–6th August 2018: DWCon 2018 (UK convention)
9th August 2018: Release of the next Discworld Diary
20th–21st October 2018: Cabbagecon (Dutch convention)
Sometime in early 2019: Good Omens TV series released
29th March – 1st April 2019: Nope, no idea what could possibly be happening on these dates…
12th–14th April 2019: Nullus Anxietas (Australian 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.