Finally - we get an official "Doctor Who" convention. It takes place at the Millenium Centre in Cardiff on 24 and 25 March 2012. The programme of events is the same for both days - so you can pick which day to attend. Confirmed guests so far are Matt Smith and Steven Moffat. Tickets go on sale next week - convention tickets are £99 and there are extras available such as Matt Smith photo op etc for £25 each. Here's the full press release:
The OFFICIAL Doctor Who Convention is finally here!
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 world’s longest running sci-fi show.
No other Doctor 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!
Your ticket includes:
Interactive Q&A panel discussions with the cast and crew
Prosthetics & special effects demonstrations
Official props and costumes displays
Official merchandise & collectables
The Official Doctor Who Convention is a one day Convention, whereby the programme of events are the same for Saturday and Sunday. Visitors are therefore encouraged to choose which day they would like to attend.
Autograph and photo opportunities with the main cast members will be available as an upgrade option on a first come first served basis.
Tickets are strictly limited to this brand new event and include unique Official Doctor Who Convention 2012 merchandise.
The Time Lord awaits!
The website is Doctor Who Convention
UPDATE: 1500 tickets per day - and they go on sale at 9am on Monday 14 November 2011.