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Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh-Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2022 - 8th to 10th April, Sydney

and Virtual Hogswatch - 11th December, 2021

The Bad News: Cancellation of the Australian Discworld Convention, April 2022

Keith the hippo is sad

After careful consideration of the current COVID situation, we have sadly taken the decision to cancel the planned Australian Discworld Convention in Sydney in April 2022. Because of the continuing uncertainty about travel within Australia and from overseas, as well as the risk of future outbreaks, we could not be confident that we could run a safe and successful convention. This decision …

Which Amazing Cat is coming to Hogswatch?

Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh-Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2022 - 8th to 10th April, Sydney

(and Virtual Hogswatch - 11th December, 2021)

More Hogswatch News!

Keith says Happy Hogswatch!

The Hogfather is coming on Saturday, 11th December, to bring you some Hogswatch cheer. And there will be a few more surprising people joining us on the day. Chat and speculate in our newly created Facebook group.

You can find the latest updates and planned events1 on this web page - but keep reading below for some surprises!

We need your input about Nullus Anxietas 7a!

If you have …

Let me detain you for a moment...

Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh-Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2022 - 8th to 10th April, Sydney

(and Virtual Hogswatch - 11th December, 2021)

Are you coming? Please let us know!

Mrs Cake's precognition is clouded ...

The History Monks are installing essential upgrades ...

Lord Vetinari's Dark Clerks are puzzled ...

Hippo with a quillIn these uncertain times, no one can be sure what next year will bring. But to help us in planning the convention, we would appreciate your guidance1. What are your concerns about the convention? What are your intentions? What will help you decide …

Hogswatch is coming (to you)

Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh-Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2022 - 8th to 10th April, Sydney

Virtual Hogswatch is Coming

In these uncertain times, one thing your convention team does know is that Hogswatch is coming. So we have decided1 to throw a virtual Hogswatch party.

It will be on Saturday, 11th December, 2021. And it's free2 to all our ticket-holding members! (Attending or Supporting.)

The format will be similar to the Lost Con3, but with new events, guests, games and the chance for some festive carol singing4.

Have …

It's better to light a flamethrower...

... than to curse the darkness - Terry Pratchett

Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh-Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2022 - 8th to 10th April, Sydney

Mission Statement

A burning fuse

Since we all got together for the Lost Con (and was it really only a few weeks ago?) so much has changed so rapidly. It seems that half of Australia (and now all of New South Wales, Victoria and ACT) is in lockdown. Right now, our mission is to spread some good Terry Pratchett humour to all his fans out there. If you are feeling down or lonely, remember …