TitanCon presents EuroCon 2019
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We are thrilled to announce that TitanCon has been confirmed as EuroCon 2019!

We hope you'll be able to join us in Belfast, Northern Ireland for an amazing convention. Memberships are on sale NOW!

Convention dates

Our dates are Thursday 22 to Saturday 24 August 2019. That is the weekend after the proposed WorldCon (currently being bid for and running unopposed) to be held in Dublin, Ireland on Thursday 15 to Monday 19 August 2019.

Then on Sunday 25 August we are planning to run a Community Day featuring events across Belfast to take part in. We will be providing full details about this relaxed and alternative end to the convention in the near future.

We will also be running our traditional TitanCon Coach Tour on Sunday 25 August visiting beautiful locations around Northern Ireland that have been used as filming locations in HBO's Game of Thrones. The Coach Tour is an optional extra for convention attendees, but can be considered an essential part of the TitanCon experience including a delicious hog roast feast to round out the weekend.

For those that are also attending WorldCon 2019 in Dublin (should they win their bid of course), we are intending to organise transport from Dublin to Belfast. There will be organised Coach Trips departing from Dublin on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 August stopping at beautiful and interesting locations along the way, making a full day of it for those that want to see a little of the inspiring Irish landscape. Alternatively you could take a journey on the "Enterprise" train from Dublin to Belfast. Full details about all tours will be announced in 2018.

Venues

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The venues we intend to use are the newly completed Waterfront Convention Centre and the Hilton Hotel. These two venues are located in the centre of Belfast with spectacular views over the River Lagan. The buildings are right next door to each other, and in fact there is a connecting corridor linking them so attendees do not have to go outside to go from one to the other.

Please see our venue page for more details.

Guests and Programming

We will be offering a diverse and interesting programme of discussion panels and events focussed on European and Irish Science-Fiction and Fantasy literature. We will also have lots of participation workshops including crafting workshops (leather working, chain maille crafting, clay making) and combat workshops run by Historical Fencing N.I. including Broadsword, Staff and other medieval weaponry.

Over the last few years TitanCon has developed a strong reputation for high quality literature programming with great author guests including Ian McDonald, Pat Cadigan, Peter F. Hamilton, Joe Abercrombie, Sarah Pinborough, Adam Nevill, Leigh Bardugo, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Jan Siegel, Peadar Ó Guilín, Ruth Frances Long, Jo Zebedee, Debbie McCune, Laurence Donaghy, Zoé Sumra, Rachel B. Kelly and many more. All of our guests have greatly enjoyed their TitanCon experience and many of them are now regular attendees coming back every year, including Pat Cadigan who absolutely loves TitanCon and has many lovely and generous things to say about our convention.

TitanCon also features dedicated Game of Thrones programming with cast and crew member guests from the hit HBO show filmed here in Belfast. Past guests have included Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark), Isaac Hempstead-Wright (Bran Stark), Art Parkinson (Rickon Stark), Kristian Nairn (Hodor), Miltos Yerolemou (Syrio Forel), Eugene Simon (Lancel Lannister), Ian Beattie (Meryn Trant), Kerry Ingram (Shireen Baratheon), Ian McElhinney (Barristan Selmy), Dominic Carter (Janos Slynt) + many more.

It will probably be well into 2019 by the time we know who our Game of Thrones guests will be, but we will annnounce our main Guests of Honour after we have won our bid at Dortmund EuroCon in June 2017.

Get involved

An event like this cannot exist without the help and support of a huge number of people. Everyone working to organise and run TitanCon 2019 are volunteers that give up their free time to help make this a successful convention for all the fans that attend. We are excited to be forming a strong committee from our regular Titancon members, as well as from the wider EuroCon running community. We need to recruit as many volunteers as we can get to take on various roles, both large and small, from our organising committee, department heads, team leads and the hard working volunteers on the ground. We are looking for willing volunteers at all levels.

Please visit our volunteers page for more details and fill in the form to volunteer. Thank you.

Buy membership NOW!

Full Attending Memberships to EuroCon 2019 are on sale NOW!

Next price rise - 1 October 2017

Please note that our current membership rates are only available for a limited time until 30 September 2017. The prices will rise on 1 October 2017. The purpose of this is to encourage early purchase. Your money means more to us as organisers earlier in the process because we can better establish and project our final numbers and plan accordingly. We really want everyone to buy as early as possible to ensure we can run the best convention we can.

If you are not sure whether you can attend or not then why not consider purchasing a Supporting Membership for just £10. The good news is that you can then upgrade to Full Attending Membership at a later date for the price of £40, even after our rates go up on 1 October 2017. Buying now ensures your upgrade rate freezes at the attending rate at the time of your puchase. Thank you for your support!