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Journey of a Doctor Who Convention Virgin

by on February 7, 2012

On March 24 and 25, Cardiff, Wales will host the first annual Doctor Who Convention.  Sure, there are many Doctor Who conventions. but this one’s important because Doctor Who is filmed in Cardiff.  The convention will be in the Millennium Center, which, if you’ve watched Torchwood, you’ve seen many times.

(When I visited Cardiff in 2008 I did stand on the stone hoping to get into Torchwood.  Sadly it did not happen.  Or did it?)


Since this is the official Doctor Who convention in the city where the show is filmed, this convention should be a fantastic opportunity to meet the people behind the creation of the show.  So far, Steven Moffat, Matt Smith and Arthur Darvill are scheduled to appear, plus an all-star line-up including Nick Briggs, Ian McNeice, Stuart Milligan, Mark Sheppard, and Simon Fisher-Becker.  How very cool is that?

As part of this adventure, I will be recording my experiences and sharing them with the Nerdist community.  This is my first convention.  Honestly, I’m a bit daunted by the whole experience.  If you could give me advice, questions, comments, quemments, etc. in the comments below,  I will do my best to make sure they get answered and post them here.

Thank you!

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