Derek Landy Confirmed as Final Special Guest for Fantasycon 2016

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With an already stellar line-up confirmed, we are delighted to confirm bestselling young adult fantasy and horror author Derek Landy as a Saturday-only Special Guest. Derek will be taking part with a Special Guest Interview, YA Panel and a signing on Saturday 24th September. Landy burst onto the scene with his debut title, Skullduggery Pleasant, which went on to be …


Terror Tower – Thursday Night Pre-Launch

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FantasyCon by The Sea are running a very special event on the evening of Thursday 22nd September, offering a great opportunity for any early arrivals to begin the FantasyCon experience a night early! From 7pm onwards, we’ll have exclusive access to Scarborough’s horror attraction, The Terror Tower, an interactive experience featuring some of the most famous horror movies and names …

To the bar!!!

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Fantasycon would not be complete without loads of socialising and networking in the bar. The Grand has a number of amazing spaces for relaxing with friends, making new ones or even squeezing in the occasional business meeting. Part of our vision this year was to keep prices low and enjoyment high. What makes the bar at the Grand so appealing …


James Smythe Confirmed as Fourth Guest of Honour for Fantasycon by the Sea

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We are delighted to announce our fourth guest of honour, the mighty James Smythe. A hugely exciting voice in science-fiction and YA fiction, James joins already confirmed Guests of Honour Frances Hardinge, Scott Lynch and Adam Nevill for what is shaping up to be a fantastic weekend. James Smythe is the award-winning author of the novels THE TESTIMONY (2012); THE EXPLORER (2013); …


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The David Gemmell Awards For Fantasy enter their eighth year in 2016, once again recognising and rewarding the very best in fantasy fiction and artwork. 2016 also marks the tenth anniversary of the untimely death of bestselling author David Gemmell, in whose memory the awards were created. We’re pleased to announce that 2016’s Gemmell Awards presentation will take place at …