UK Convention Calendar 2011

Greetings all. After the superb SFX Weekender 2 we thought we would help you get the best experience of geekdom by updating you guys on the various conventions, expo’s and signings around the UK in 2011. Some of these sound awesome so check out the links for further details. If you know of any more let us know.

UPDATED: For 2012 please go here…  UK Convention Calendar 2012 Jan – June

 

MARCH

Son of Heaven signing and launch 3rd March 18:00 – 19:00, Forbidden Planet London Megastore
Key guest: David Wingrove  SITE

Embedded Exclusive pre-publication event & signing, 26th March 13:00 – 14:00, Forbidden Planet London Megastore
Key guest: Dan Abnett  SITE

 

How To See Faeries signing, 26th March 16:00 – 17:00, Forbidden Planet London Megastore
Key guests: Brian Froud, John Matthews  SITE

APRIL

Echo 2 DOLLHOUSE 1st – 3rd April 2011. The Radison Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow
Key guests: Amy Acker, Oliva Williams SITE

Rat Catcher and Hellblazer: Pandemonium Signing 8th April 18:00-19:00, Forbidden Planet London Megastore
Key guests:  Andy Diggle, Jamie Delano & Jock  SITE

Kapow Comics 9th – 10th April 2011.  London Business Design Centre, London
Key Guests: Mark Millar, Jonathan Ross, Paul Cornell and many more

Act III DOCTOR WHO 22nd – 24th April Latimer Place, Latimer, Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Key guests: Katy Manning, Louise Jameson, Lalla Ward, Lynda Bellingham, Colin Baker SITE

SCI-FI-LONDON 10 SCI FI films, 23rd of April till the 2nd of May, London
Key guests: TBA  SITE

MAY

Chevron 7.6 STARGATE 6th – 8th May 2011. Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Birmingham
Key guests: Richard Dean Anderson, Teryl Rothery SITE

Invasion SCI FI 6th – 8th May 2011. The Radison Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow
Key guests: Edward James Olmos, Terry Farrell, Clea Duvall, Aaron Douglas SITE

The Hub 6 TORCHWOOD 20th – 22nd May 2011. The Park Inn, Northampton
Key guests: James Marsters SITE

Collectormania 17 27th – 30th May 2011. The MK Dons Stadium: Milton Keynes
Key guests: Gates McFadden, Levar Burton, Nicole De Boer, Kenny Baker SITE

London’s Comic Con MCMEXPO 27th – 29th May 2011. Excel-London, Royal Victoria Dock
Key guests: TBA SITE

JUNE

T3 TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES & CHUCK 24th – 26th June 2011. Radison Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow
Key guests: Summer Glau, Thomas Dekker, Ryan McPartlin, Vik Sahay SITE

JULY

London Film & Comic Con 8th – 10th July 2011. Earls Court 2, London
Key guests: Christopher Lloyd, Clive Barker, Walter Koenig, Mark Sheppard SITE

AUGUST

Bitten 2 TRUE BLOOD 5th – 7th August 2011. The Park Inn, Northampton
Key guests: TBC SITE

Film4 Frightfest Horror Film Festival, 25th – 29th August 2011, Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London
Key guests: TBA  SITE

Collectormania Glasgow 27th – 28th August 2011. Braehead Arena, Braehead Shopping Centre, Glasgow
Key guests: Robert Llewellyn SITE

SEPTEMBER

Euro Gamer Video Games, 22nd – 25th September 2011, Earls Court, London
Key guests: various games  SITE

The Vampire Ball TRUE BLOOD, BUFFY 30th Sep – 2nd Oct 2011. Renaissance Hotel, Heathrow.
Key guests: Nicholas Brendon, Clare Kramer, Marianna Klaveno SITE

OCTOBER

British International Comic Show 2011 Think Tank, Birmingham
Key Guests: TBA  Date: TBA  SITE

Eternal Twilight 6 TWILIGHT 21st – 23rd October 2011. Birmingham Metropole, Birmingham
Key guests:  TBA SITE

Hallowhedon 3 ALL THINGS WHEDON 28th – 30th October 2011. The Radison Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow
Key guests: Charisma Carpenter, Amber Benson, Adam Busch SITE

NOVEMBER

Abertoir Horror Festival 2011 Horror Films 9th – 13th November 2011. Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Mid Wales
Key guests: TBA  SITE

Return to Middle Earth THE LORD OF THE RINGS 11th – 13th November 2011. The Park Inn, Northampton
Key guests: John Rhys-Davies SITE

Dimensions 2011 DOCTOR WHO 11th – 13th November 2011. Holiday Inn, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Key Guests: Mary Tamm SITE

Thought Bubble Comic Festival 19th -20th November 2011. Saviles & Royal Armories, Leeds
Key guests: TBA SITE

GS Reporter: Montoya

Source: Starfury, Massive Events, Tenth Planets Events, Collectormania, London Film & Comic Con, London Expo,

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5 comments

  1. Dion /

    Ink this in your diaries: we’re pleased to announce that Abertoir 2011 will take place from the 9th to the 13th of November!

    Er… hang on, I’ll get the wesite details for you.

  2. Dion /

    Ah, there we are!

    See http://www.abertoir.co.uk for further details.

    I posted a couple of bits on Abertoir 2010 on the Geek Syndicate site. Look under Conventions to find it.

    Hopefully see some of you there this year.

    • montoc1701 /

      Hey, Just updated lists with the details. Hope it goes well and I am sure someone will try to make it as we have some good horror fans.

  3. Just a quick correction.

    There is no BICS this year but our new event – 2011 – will be happening on August 27th. An official press release will follow soon

    best
    Shane

  4. Tumnus /

    Wales Comic Con happened on June 5th – shocked you did not have it down as it had a great mix of actors, artists, writers, costumers and games! http://www.walescomiccon.com

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