One of the events I found out about on Facebook is the next official Doctor Who convention that’s going to happen soon this year: Â from 24th of march 2012, 09:00 until 25th of march 2012, 09:00 at The MillenniumÂ Centre, Cardiff.
The Official Doctor Who Convention is the ultimate event for Doctor Who enthusiasts. With unparalleled access to the cast and crew, this event offers fans a one-off chance to immerse themselves behind the scenes of the worldâ€™s longest running sci-fi show.
No other DoctorÂ Who event gets you closer. Delve, as never before, into the creative minds behind the hit TV show, with unique opportunities to witness experts demonstrate how the special effects and prosthetics have created some of the iconic scenes and characters. Interactive panel discussions with cast and crew, photo and autograph sessions and a show case of official costumes and props, will give every true fan the chance to celebrate and share their passion for all things Doctor Who.
Already confirmed are Matt Smith and Steven Moffat, with more special guests to be announced in the coming weeks!
Crew members also appearing:
Barnaby Edwards â€“ Dalek Operator, Danny Hargreaves – SFX Supervisor, Michael Pickwoad â€“ Production Designer, Gary Russell â€“ former Script Editor and Marcus Wilson â€“ Producer. More cast members to be announced very soon!
Your ticket includes:
Interactive Q&A panel discussions with the cast and crew
Prosthetics & special effects demonstrations
Official props and costume displays
Official merchandise & collectables
The Official Doctor Who Convention is a one day Convention, whereby the programme of events is the same for Saturday and Sunday. Visitors are therefore encouraged to choose which day they would like to attend.
Tickets are strictly limited to this brand new event and include unique Official Doctor Who Convention 2012 merchandise â€“ check outÂ http://dwconvention.com/Â for details.
Tickets cost Â£99 per day (inc VAT), which covers a whole day of activity from 9am to 6pm and strictly limited to 1,500 per day.
Every ticket holder will attend three separate hosted panel sessions:
â€¢Â Meet the StarsÂ â€“ discussion with key cast members from series 5 and 6 of Doctor Who along with show-runner Steven Moffat (already confirmed: Matt Smith, Arthur Darvill â€“ more to be announced soon)
â€¢Â Creators & DirectorsÂ â€“ in-depth seminar with the current creative team (already confirmed: Producer Marcus Wilson, and series Executive Producer Caro Skinnerâ€“ more to be announced soon)
â€¢Â Doctor Who UncutÂ â€“ behind the scenes forum with the people responsible for bringing the show to life (already confirmed: Production Designer Michael Pickwoad and Dalek operator Barnaby Edwards â€“ more to be announced soon)