Loncon II

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Loncon II was the 23rd Worldcon and second in the U.K., held August 27–30, 1965, at the Mount Royal Hotel in London. GoH: Brian W. Aldiss. Tom Boardman was toastmaster. It was chaired by Ella Parker.

It ran the 1966 Worldcon Site Selection and hosted the 1965 Hugos.

At the banquet, toastmaster Tom Boardman began proceedings by announcing successful splashdown of Gemini 5, to great applause. A St. Fantony ceremony was held and Harry Nadler, Tom Schlueck, Ted Carnell, Ken Bulmer, Ethel Lindsay, Tony Walsh, Ken Cheslin, Dick Eney, and Phil Rogers were inducted.

The bid London in '65 was selected at Pacificon in 1964 (opposition was the Virgincon in '65 hoax bid and Syracuse in '65). See 1965 Worldcon Site Selection

Pacificon II Worldcon - Bidding - Hugos Tricon
Loncon British Worldcons Seacon '79
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