Heughan, known to millions from his role as Jamie Fraser in the time travel drama, will appear on Saturday from the Starfury: The Highlanders Convention to give a talk.
The three-day event, which will take place from July 1-3 at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow, will also feature stars such as Richard Rankin, Sophie Skelton, David Berry, Duncan Lacroix and Alexander Vlahos.
Starfury: The Highlanders Convention will give every ticket holder the opportunity to meet guests in person at autograph and photo ops – though all autographs are subject to time constraints.
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The event will begin on Friday afternoon with the opening of event registration and in the evening there will be an opening ceremony. On Saturday and Sunday, the day will begin with photo ops in the morning, followed by guest lectures and Q&A sessions beginning around lunchtime, an autograph session in the afternoon and a party in the evening. The closing ceremony will take place on Sunday evening, before the party.
Here is what the organizers say:
The autograph sessions will take place on Saturday and Sunday and will offer participants the opportunity to have a souvenir signed by each of the guests in person. Attendees will be called by their ticket number, usually starting with gold ticket holders. , and followed by regular ticket holders. You can get one personal item (called a personal item) signed for free by each guest, except for bonus guests or additional guests.
Gold ticket holders are entitled to a free personal item signed by bonus guests and regular ticket holders can purchase these. Additional guest autographs must be purchased by all ticket holders.
All ticket holders have the opportunity to meet the guests during the photo shoots. In fact, Starfury was the first convention organizer in the world to offer professional photo shoots, sometimes referred to as photo shoots.
All events always feature photo shoots. This is the most popular part of the weekend and we only have a limited number of tickets available, so make sure you don’t miss out.
Last week it was announced that Heughan was honored by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
The 42-year-old, who has said in the past that moving to Edinburgh as a teenager shaped him into the person he is today, will receive an honorary degree from the Conservatory on July 7.
The Balmaclellan-born star will be joined by Ncuti Gatwa, the former Boroughmuir High School pupil who was just named the BBC’s next Doctor Who time lord, alongside musician Marin Alsop and composer Errollyn Wallen.
Heughan graduated from the Conservatory in the class of 2003.