THE PRISONER Portmeirion Official Convention based on the cult 1967
Patrick McGoohan TV series hosted by Six of One
35TH PORTMEIRICON 2016
The next Prisoner Convention in Portmeirion takes place over the weekend of 15 - 17 April.
Our special guest will be announced later.
Pictures from our 34th 2015 Convention are at:
33rd PortmeiriCon images from Marc Christiansen. Special convention guest
Catherine McGoohan in first picture and with Six of One German members in second picture
Photos below by Michael Kimpel.
|SIX OF ONE, THE PRISONER Official Appreciation Society, held
its 2014 33rd annual Convention once again in the renowned setting of Portmeirion Hotel,
in North Wales. Registered members can attend all indoor and outdoor events in the many
acres of grounds. The hotel village of Portmeirion is block booked by Six of One, so that
members can stay at the resort during the convention weekend. Portmeirion's shops, bars
and dining facilities are also open. Special guest celebrities
attend and stay over the weekend.
The location was used for the filming of the cult 1967 British television series
"The Prisoner", starring Patrick McGoohan. Visitors to Portmeirion over the
Convention weekend can watch outdoor activities, but not attend indoor events. To join
"Six of One", see the Information page, or click the link at the top of this
page. With the backing of Granada Ventures/ITV, owners of the series, and Portmeirion, who
operate their famous "Prisoner Shop", Six of One recreates the ominous
From here, in the 17 TV episodes, the prisoner 'No. 6' tried each week to escape.
Open buggies, giant white 'guardian' balloons, penny farthing bicycles and strange
characters made up the fantasy Village. Join in the proceedings - from carnival
atmosphere, to serious debate; from enactments, to screen presentations; from games like
"Human Chess", on a large lawn board, to celebrity guests. Find out more from
this site and its links. The series' unforgettable catchphrase is: "Be Seeing
18 BOOKS/BOOKLETS AND MAP
AVAILABLE FROM ESCAPE OR SOME
ON EBAY (user name sixofone601)
SOME AT PORTMEIRON AND PATRICK McGOOHAN
BIOGRAPHY AVAILABLE FROM TOMAHAWK PRESS
design/content © Roger and Karen Langley 2015. The Prisoner
© ITV/Granada Ventures