Programme

A special series of workshop-style sessions will be taking place at TV21, covering everything from fan fiction to the special effects of UFO. Below you'll find a flavour for what's in store...

What do you think about the current programme? Leave your views, ideas and suggestions on the Fanderson Forum or fill out our online form.

Please note that this programme is indicative only, and may be subject to change up until and during the convention.
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Fanderson Communications
With Katie Bleathman, Derek Eaton and Jay Mullins
Saturday and Sunday, 45 Minutes
Discussions Room
Derek, Jay and Katie show you how to communicate with fellow Anderson fans via the Fanderson Forum, Facebook, Twitter and other internet social media sites.

So What Could We Do Differently Next Time?
With Katie Bleathman
Sunday, 45 Minutes
Discussions Room
Fanderson Events Co-Ordinator Katie Bleathman would like to hear your views on what worked and what didn’t at TV21. Come along and make suggestions for the next event. Constructive criticisms please!

Never Been to a Con Before?
With Katie Bleathman and Stuart Drummond
Each Day, 30 Minutes
Discussions Room
Join some of the more experienced con attendees to find out what goes on at a Fanderson convention. You will be able to introduce yourself to other new attendees and learn how you can get the most out of the event. This is designed to be a very informal meeting, so don’t be shy, come along and make new friends.

Design Influences on Anderson Vehicles
With Dr Philip Atcliffe
Saturday or Sunday, 55 Minutes
Discussions Room
TV production doesn't exist in a vacuum....a look at some of the sources of inspiration for Gerry Anderson's series concepts.
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TV 21's Earth: Does It Really Work?
With Dr Philip Atcliffe and Stephen Baxter
Saturday or Sunday, 55 Minutes
Discussions Room
We try to make sense of the colourful and exciting universe of TV Century 21 - the newspaper of the future.
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Writers Gathering
Saturday, 60 Minutes
Discussions Room
Are you a writer of fan fiction or do you just like to read it? Either way, come along to a gathering of fans of fan fiction!

Pachinkos Are Go!
With James Fielding
Saturday and Sunday, 55 Minutes
Screenings Room
What happens if you throw pinball, fruit machines and Thunderbirds into one crazy mix? Ask the Japanese...
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UFO Special Effects
The Magical Era of Special Effects at Century 21
With Alan Shubrook
Saturday and Sunday, 55 Minutes each
Main Hall
A fascinating look back at the special effects produced by Century 21 with master modelmaker Alan Shubrook.
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