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Hello, everyone, and welcome to September! Not a lot of brand new things to share this month, but we would still like to bring a few things to your attention.
Our mascot, Rina, would like to invite you to Come Alive in Uberwald! Nullus Anxietas 9 - The Australian Discworld Convention - is only 10 months away! That may seem like a long time, but the committee is hard at work devising a programme, designing merchandise, inviting guests and coming up with as many ideas as …
Gosh, is it that time already? By this time next year, we should all be settling in to the hotel, meeting old friends, making new ones, and starting to have one of the most fun weekends you have whilst still alive (or even undead). Nullus Anxietas 9 starts on 12 July 2024, at around midday.
With twelve months remaining, now is the time to start thinking about all those things you need to do:
We got over 40 entries to the Name Our Mascot competition, and the committee has shortened the list down to three. Now it’s your turn to choose your favourite!
Go here to vote – you’ve got until July 7th, and we’ll announce the winner in the next newsletter.
Ben McKenzie from the Pratchat Podcast invited Australian Discworld Convention Vice Chair Danny Sag on for a special bonus episode released in early June.
We talked about what the convention is, how it’s run behind the scenes, and the sorts of things you can …
How do they rise up? Happy Glorious 25th of May, Towel Day, Geek Day, Lilac Day, etc. Hope it's a good one for you. (If you have no idea of the significance of May 25th, may I suggest you read Night Watch?)
The competition to name our mascot closes on May 31st – that’s next week!
You can enter here with your suggested name, and the lucky winner gets lauded with adoration, and a mystery prize pack too!
Discworld is coming back to the …
Greetings from Überwald, the land of the Fifth Elephant! And a happy 75th birthday to Sir Terry Pratchett for the weekend just past (28th April).
This month we have some reminders for you about next year's convention.
Nullus Anxietas 9 - The Australian Discworld Convention - will be held on 12-14 July, 2024, at the Grand Chancellor Hotel, Adelaide, SA.
The Australian Discworld Convention website - at https://ausdwcon.org - has had a complete overhaul for Nullus Anxietas 9, and we think it's quite thpooky and thpiffy. Head on over to see the new look, …