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Announcing The Discworld Grand Tour!

Ladies, Gentlemen, Dwarfs, Trolls, Vampires, Werewolves, Goblins, Feegles, sundry others and Nobby Nobbs - the Ankh-Morpork Tourism Board invites you to a journey of wonder, whimsy, and, er, wossname at Nullus Anxietas VI - The Discworld Grand Tour - The Australian Discworld Convention.

The Discworld Grand Tour will be held on 4th-6th August 2017 at the Lakes Resort Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia. This convention will be a way to escape on a luxurious trip to the Discworld to enjoy three (or four) fabulous days of fun and frivolity with your fellow fans of the late, great Sir Terry Pratchett.

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The Perpetual Terry Pratchett Memorial Scholarship

As you may have heard, Sir Terry Pratchett has - posthumously - created a perpetual scholarship at the University of South Australia, allowing Masters students to undertake their research at the Hawke Institute at UniSA and the Long Room at Trinity College Dublin.

On Monday September 28, Rob Wilkins - Terry's long time PA, Business Manager and friend presented the scholarship to UniSA Vice Chancellor Professor David Lloyd. You may have seen some of the news articles, or the official video from UniSA (links below), but I'm here to tell you about a fan's perspective.

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Rob Wilkins Visiting Australia

Rob Wilkins, Sir Terry Pratchett's long time personal assistant, business manager, and close friend*, will be in Australia next week!

Rob will be signing copies of The Shepherd's Crown and talking about his work with Terry at the following events:

  • Adelaide - Tue, Sep 29th, 12.30pm-1.30pm, at Dymocks Adelaide, 135 Rundle Mall
  • Melbourne - Wed, Sep 30th, 6.30pm, at Dymocks Melbourne, 234 Collins Street. Tickets are free, but must be booked via this link.

Although Rob may not be visiting any other cities on this particular trip, he may very well be back as a guest at ...

Your Tributes to Terry in video form!

Thanks to all fans around the world who contributed tributes to Sir Terry in the lead up to the release of his final Discworld novel, The Shepherd's Crown.
Terry's Australian publishers, Penguin Random House, have taken your photos and put together this wonderful video;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP1rJNOwYls

We hope you enjoy it, and sorry to those whose photos didn't make it into the final video.
 

Help us with a Discworld tribute!

Terry Pratchett's final Discworld novel - The Shepherd's Crown - will be released on August 27th - and the publishers, Penguin Random House are beginning work on a video tribute to the Discworld series with the help of us, the fans.

Filming will begin at Sydney Supanova this weekend (June 19-21). Head to the Penguin Random House stand and make yourself known. They will then ask you to nominate your favourite moment or quote from Discworld, write it on a small whiteboard, and pose for a photograph. These photos will be collated into a 'flipagram' style video, weaving together the moments ...