Welcome to FunCon One!

FunCon One is a Fun Science Fiction Convention inspired by the works of authors such as Terry Pratchett, Douglas Adams, Robert Rankin, and more.  We run "kids program for adults", with plenty of active games, crafting and workshops, as well as amusing panel items and unexpected talks, with a fun science or science fiction twist. 

We are non-profit convention run by our members for our members - come along and join the fun!   

Fun, /fʌn/ (adj): enjoyment, amusement, or light-hearted pleasure. amusing, entertaining, or enjoyable, behaviour or an activity that is intended purely for amusement and should not be interpreted as having any serious or malicious purpose.

Con, /kɒn/ (noun): scam, persuade (someone) to do or believe something by lying to them, an instance of deceiving or tricking someone; a convention, especially one for enthusiasts of science fiction and fantasy literature and films.

1, /wʌn/, (number): the first, the best, the start of a sequence/series the lowest cardinal number; half of two; 1 time to start drinking.

FunCon News

FunCon One launched at Satellite 7

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Join us for a weekend of fun, science (with added fun), and science fiction (also with added fun) in the Palace Hotel, Buxton, for the weekend 31st May - 2nd June 2024. There may or may not be leopards, and your face probably won't get eaten. Special rate of £55 for the whole weekend for those registering at Satellite 7 (does not include insurance against being eaten by leopards). Register here!