My personal favorite picture that was taken of me today :)
Check out this great Tenth Doctor cosplay from this past weekend’s Monstercon!
Doctor Who is a show that brings a lot of people together: that’s what fandom is all about and what makes it so great. Sometimes just introducing someone to a show we like can greatly impact and shape our relationships to each other in really positive ways. Sharing a love for the things that are important to us strengthens our bonds with each other, and brings us closer together.
For today’s #NewToWho post, let’s talk about who got us into Doctor Who and how they convinced us to start watching. Did a close friend tell you about it who you now watch the show with all the time? Maybe a parent or teacher who grew up on Classic Who made you want to see what the man with the blue box was all about? How has sharing Doctor Who with this person changed or shaped your relationship to them?
Whatever your story is, we’d like you to tell us about it by making a tumblr post sharing it and using the #NewToWho tag. We’ll be reblogging some of your posts all day in recognition of the people who convinced you to join the best fandom this side of the Kasterborous constellation.
More than 1000 fans in Seoul will now have the chance to attend a fan event and watch the first episode of the latest season of Doctor Who, in a new venue for the World Tour’s South Korean leg.
The fan event will now take place on August 9 at the Grand Ballroom at 63 Building in Seoul.
Fans will be able to buy tickets to the event which will include an appearance by the new Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, and his on-screen companion, played by Jenna Coleman.
Tickets go on sale on Friday 25 July at 9am (KST). Fans will be able to purchase online from yes24.com . Tickets are priced at 15,000 and 12,000 KRW.
"Fans are at the heart of everything we do. We have listened to and taken our fans advice", said Soojin Chung, GM, BBC Worldwide Korea. "The new venue will allow many more fans to participate in the fan event and the contests we have planned will allow as many Doctor Who fans as possible to get their hands on tickets –whether they are in Seoul or not."
For more information, click here.
I made this a while back out of spare, used art materials just chucked in a corner of my room.
how do i markers
As season eight of Doctor Who gets ready to premiere and bring a whole new wave of Whovians, I look back in fond memory of when I first started watching the show.
In June of 2013, one of my older brothers was getting married. Because of that, one of my other brothers was in town. Well one day we were rather bored and so we sat down on the couch, opened up netflix, and decided to watch some Doctor Who. Although he had seen many of the episodes before, there was a whole new world opening in front of me.
And so we watched and watched. I laughed along with Nine and went running through adventures with Rose. I screamed in fear of the Daleks and screamed harder at the cybermen. And I loved this world I had found.
So to all those New to Who, I welcome you. I remember being in your shoes and marveling at the wonder. Nine will forever and always be my doctor, and I hope you can find a friend in Twelve.
30 days of Doctor Who Day 30 Make a TARDIS out of things in your room
This is a TARDIS made out of Duct tape, cardboard, kleenex box, paper and some pen in lines/writing. I have all the items before this challenge. This is my first major project I did with Duct tape and it is beautiful. I am pretty proud of it
So I started watching doctor who when it first came back in 2005. This is mainly because my dad had been obsessed with the doctor when he was young and Tom Baker playing the mad man with a box, and we are British, so obviously we HAD to watch it. I was eight and we watched rose when it first came on. And I was hooked. At school everyone loved the show and it was just amazing talking about it with all my friends. It was also the ting my family did every Saturday, watch doctor who. It was amazing.
Then when David Tennant left, I stopped watching. I could make up excuses as to why but the reason is because I missed my doctor and I hated matt for taking him away. I only started watching again last year. And I have fallen in love all over again. Doctor who is the best that happened to me and I love it dearly.
This drawing’s idea comes from raineszramski , who noticed the new bookshelves in the Tardis console room in the series 8 trailers and imagined the Doctor going to Ikea.
(Maybe it would help if he used another screwdriver - Ikea furniture is mostly made of wood after all)
When i first saw Doctor Who, I was around 10 years old, and the doctor at the time was David Tennant. I was curious as to what the show was, because I saw my dad watching it. It looked interesting enough, and I thought the Doctor was quite ridiculous, fantastic, and a bit crazy at the same time. I instantly loved the show, and begged dad to record some more episodes for me while I was at school. Summer rolled around and all I would do is sit in front of the TV and watch the show, episode after episode, season after season, it’s the first show I started marathon-ing. (After that came Supernatural, then Sherlock, hence why I’m currently a Superwholockian)
Now I’m 17 years old, and Doctor Who and the fan base, the whovian community, it all really has been a life changer for me, and a fantastic resource of inspiration and support, I’ve met so many people that have become not only my friends, but my family as well. They’ve been there to help me through my depression, and some of the Doctor’s quotes have really been inspirational and I think this show was the game changer for me. Had I never run across this show, I sincerely think that I wouldn’t be here with all these amazing people. We really are the best fans in the world, and I hope we all continue to be amazing together.
I think if there was any advice I could give to incoming New Whovians, it would be brace yourselves. Because you’re going to love every single moment of this fantastic journey we’re on, and you’re gonna cry, we all do. But it’s so worth it in the end, because stories are sad sometimes, but the sad doesn’t cancel out the good, and vice versa.
Well, things in my room from two years ago…
The premiere of series 8 is going to bring a lot of new Whovians and we can barely contain our excitement. Their introduction to the show is going to be the Twelfth Doctor with Clara as his companion, which is pretty crazy to think about considering where some of us started watching. We all got into Doctor Who in different ways, and all ways are good, so it might be nice for us to remember the one that started it all!
For today’s #NewToWho post we’d like to reach back into the depths of our memories and talk about where it all began.
What year was it? What day of the week, what time of day? Okay, maybe not that specific, but tell us what series (or season!) was airing when you started watching! What grade were you in, what state of mind? Was there a complex and possibly hilarious series of events that led to your induction into Whovian-ism? We want to know!
And since this week is all about helping new Whovians, let’s also think about some of the things we learned when we first started watching that we’d want to tell a new fan. Post your throwback tales and advice in the #NewToWho tag and we’ll reminisce alongside you all day by reblogging some of your stories.
hey there doctorwho do I look like Clara yet?!
(all clothes come directly from my extremely cluttered lil’ closet!!)
Hullo, Doctor Who Tumblr here. So you’re #NewToWho and want to start watching the show, but you keep hearing people talk about numbered doctors and flying blue boxes and maybe it all seems just a bit confusing, especially since there’s over 50 years of episodes to consider! With all of time and space, every episode that’s ever happened or ever will, where do you start?
Well, don’t worry because we’re here to help;
The first question you may be asking is “What is Doctor Who, exactly?” The show follows the story of the Doctor, an alien Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who travels through all of time and space in the TARDIS, a time machine disguised as a big blue telephone box, saving the universe from enemies like the Daleks and the Ice Warriors. His current travel companion is Clara Oswald, though he has a long list of friends and companions who have shared journeys with him. Instead of dying, the Doctor is able to regenerate into a new body, taking on a new personality with each regeneration. Twelve actors, plus John Hurt, have played the Doctor thus far. Doctor Who celebrates change, creativity, and compassion, taking its viewers on adventures throughout the universe and teaching them the value of bravery and friendship.
Your next question may be “What is a Whovian? What qualifies me to be one?” A Whovian is a member of the Doctor Who fandom, simple as that. And, well, are you a Doctor Who fan and do you want to be a Whovian? Then good news, you already are one! That’s the great thing about Who, it doesn’t matter if you’ve watched for 50 years or 50 minutes as long as you’re excited about Doctor Who and other Doctor Who fans. We might be a little biased but we think the Doctor Who fandom is pretty great! Whovians produce original music, write fanfiction, make gifsets and edits, create amazing cosplays, and have so much enthusiasm towards the show that they love. Plus, it’s incredibly global! Even if you live on a tiny island somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, there’s bound to be at least one other Whovian there with you.
In case you missed it earlier, we’re celebrating #NewToWho week and started it off with a guide to Whovianism.