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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 ...

Telling Stories about Terry

28th June (Vic)

The Victorian Discworld Klatch hereby issues residents of Victoria a personal invitation to the Storyteller Festival at Carnegie Library, Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie. We're happily letting the Glen Eira Council run most of their event and are only commandeering a small part.

Please join us on 28th June from 11am to 4pm for a day of fun and frolicsome events. We have games, Martin Pearson, a dedicated pack of Cripple Mr Onion and some video which almost certainly contains some Snowgum Films goodness for your enjoyment.

Wear your costumes if you choose, but if you choose not ...

HO! HO! HO! It's Hogswatch in July!

25th July (Qld)

Bring your family to Hogswatch in July - 25th July from 10am to 4pm at Hardgrave Park, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane.


Enjoy the cultural entertainments, sample the local cuisine and partake in authentic Discworldian activities.

There will be a market, a petting zoo, free kids crafts,  a bake sale, Morris Dancers, C.M.O.T. purveyor of fine meats (also known as a sausage sizzle), assassins for hire (don't worry, all approved by the Assassins' Guild), competitions for all ages, a games tent, cosplay, baking and costume competitions, food and coffee vendors and if that wasn't enough ...