The Convention Calendar lists two types of conventions or events: British Doctor Who Events (any con or event with a focus or feature that involves Doctor Who, inside or outside the UK) and International Doctor Who Events, usually in North America, Canada, Australia or New Zealand. To list your event, please contact us.
Please note that NONE of the conventions listed herein are sponsored or related to this website in any form, and we cannot and WILL NOT be responsible for any difficulties you may have with them. We urge you to contact the conventions directly if you have questions or concerns; we simply list them and cannot act as a mediator.
June 29: Colin Baker & Sylvester McCoy sign “Project: Lazarus,” 12-3pm
July 5: David Warner signs “Unbound: ‘Sympathy for the Devil,” 12-3pm
August 2: Janet Fielding signs “Earthshock,” Bonnie Langford, Trevor Martin and Richard Gibson sign “Flip Flop,” 12-3pm
November 22: Stephen Thorne, Bob Baker and Nicholas Courtney sign “The Three Doctors,” 12-3pm
For more information, visit http://www.tenthplanet.co.uk
July 26-27, Birmingham, UK
Doctor Who actors Colin Baker, Louise Jameson, Mark Strickson and Terry Molloy will be signing at the Memorabilia event at the NEC in Birmingham; Cineffigy is sponsoring them, signing new limited edition 40th anniversary prints. For details on the event visit www.memorabilia.co.uk/.
August 9, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
The Doctor Who Appreciation Society presents this 40th anniversary tribute, with guests including Philip Madoc (Solon in “Brain of Morbius), Bernard Horsfall and Isla Blair (“The King’s Demons”). More info available at spacerocket.ltd.uk/time/.
September, Swallow Hotel, Stockton, UK
A third year of the popular Newcastle-area Doctor Who convention, with guests including Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Nicola Bryant, Nicholas Courtney, Carole Ann Ford, Elisabeth Sladen, Terry Molloy, Ray Cusick, Stephen Thorne, Michael Kilgarriff, Big Finish, BBV, DWM & one or two surprises! The memorabilia auction is giving attendees the chance to own replicas of The TV Movie console, The Special Weapons Dalek & Bessie. More info available at www.dimensionsontyne.com.
October 10-13, Sand Bay Holiday Village, Kewstoke, Weston Super Mare (near Bristol), UK
The classic and cult television convention returns, featuring Nicholas Courtney, John Levene, Paul Darrow, Mark Gatiss, Gareth Thomas, Michael Hurst, Paul Darrow, Sylvia Anderson, Michael Sheard and Julie Stevens and many more. For more information visit www.Cult.TV.
November 1-2, Hilton London Metropole, London, UK
The granddaddy of Doctor Who conventions and a UK salute to the show’s 40th anniversary; all guests to be announced. For more details go to http://www.dominitemporal.co.uk/panopticon/p2003.htm or write PanoptiCon (W), PO Box 7831, London SW15 6YD.
November 7-9, Springfield Marriott, Springfield, Massachusetts, US
The Northeast’s science fiction media convention, always featuring a Doctor Who track and guest, returns! Guests include Matthew Waterhouse (Adric). For more information visit www.unitedfancon.com or email email@example.com.
November 28-30, Sheraton Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, IL
The fourth year of the Chicago Doctor Who convention sponsored by Alien Entertainment. Events for the weekend will include fan video presentations, the Mysterious 337 event, masquerade, panels and Who gatherings. Colin Baker (the sixth Doctor), Frazer Hines (Jamie), Anneke Wills (Polly) and Yee Jee Tso (Chang Lee in the TV movie) are confirmed guests. For more information, visit www.chicagotardis.com.
December 6-13, Caribbean & Central America
The next Sci-Fi Sea Cruise featuring Frazer Hines, Nicholas Courtney & Wendy Padbury, with more guests TBD. Information available at members.aol.com/sfcruise.
February 13-16, Airtel Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, California
Gallifrey One’s 15th annual North American DOCTOR WHO convention! Sylvester McCoy (the seventh Doctor), Yee Jee Tso (Chang-Lee), Big Finish producers Gary Russell & Jason Haigh-Ellery, Telos’ David Howe, BBV’s Bill Baggs, 1996 Dr. Who TV movie producer Philip Segal and others are confirmed, with at least one more major Doctor Who actor and many local guests on the way! You’re already here at our website; visit the page here.
March 6-7, Gladstone Hotel, Liverpool, UK
Indelible Promotions presents this follow-up convention to their own “Day of the Daleks” event. For more details visit www.indelible.org.uk/drwho.
March 14, Barking Central Library Axe Street, Barking, Essex, UK
Tenth Planet’s fourth convention day, with guests and events to be announced. For more information visit www.tenthplanet.co.uk/store/invasion3/invasion3index.htm.