Destiny (UK multifandom con)

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Name: Destiny
Dates: 2003
Type: professional, celebrity guests
Focus: Doctor Who, Blake's 7
Founding Date: archived website
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Destiny was a multifandom convention held in the UK on April 19-20, 2003. From the 2001 online flyer:
"DESTINY – a Doctor Who/Blake's 7 Convention 19/20 April (Easter) 2003, at the Moat House, Northampton. Following the success of Resurrection in September 01, Vortex Events present Destiny,

starring GOHs Gareth Thomas, Colin Baker, Anthony Ainley, Nicholas Courtney, Mat Irvine & Big Finish Productions. There will be more B7 guests announced shortly. The convention will also feature guest talks, photo sessions, cabaret, disco, autographs, dealers room, monster displays, etc. SAE to: Vortex Events, 163 Park Road, Loughborough, LE11 2HE. Discounted rates are available if you book early....

Easter weekend - celebrating Blake’s 7’s 25th anniversary, and Doctor Who’s 40th at the Northampton Moat House this weekend – 19/20 April 2003. Guests from both shows will be there – including from Blake’s 7 Jacqueline Pearce (Servalan) – Saturday only, David Maloney (Producer S1-3), Mat Irvine (Special Effects), June Hudson (Costume Designer), Julian Glover (Kayn from ‘Breakdown’), Stewart Bevan (Max in ‘Death Watch’) plus DW guests Colin Baker (6th Doctor), Nick Courtney (The Brigadier), Anthony Ainley (The Master), Bonnie Langford (Mel), Terry Molloy (Davros) and more.

Blake’s 7 Surprise – A surprise addition to Sunday’s programming will be of particular interest to B7 fans…

Destiny Special Events: Doctor Who: Talons of Weng Chiang theatre tour – first tour leaves hotel 9.45am, Saturday 19th April. Scenes from this classic Tom Baker story were filmed in Northampton, most notably at the Theatre Royal which portrayed the Palace Theatre in the story. For a small additional fee Destiny Attendees will be able to undertake a guided tour of this interesting location. Places are limited to just 80, and you’ll need to book your ticket – see the website for further details. Plus Saturday night premiere of ‘Déjà vu of the Doctors’ – the play you’ll want to see again, and again, and again, and again….. Regular programme includes panels, autographs, photos with the stars, dealers room, Saturday night disco.



  1. ^ Gareth play reading, 1 day only... Horizon_B7news post dated Nov 12, 2001; reference link.