We have a host of great guests this year from the worlds of gaming, cosplay, music, film and television.
Jollyboat will be joining us and wowing you all with the excellent brand of musical pirate comedy (yes, that's a thing). They are masters of puns and welcome the opportunity to interact with the crowd so get ready for something really special!
Author, technology journalist and lifelong gamer. A regular expert on the sofa at ITV’s Daybreak and various other TV and radio stations, she writes columns for National Geographic Traveller magazine and Web User magazine.
Kate launched her first novel, Mostly Harmless, at the first FantastiCon in 2014. Last year she successfully saw the success of the crowdfunding campaign to create the audio version of her YA fantasy realised live on stage.
This year who knows what she has planned for you? We do... but that would be telling!
Jemma is an acoustic musician with a growing following of tens of thousands and has one of the most delicate and beautiful voices for a generation.
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Dalek Jast will be at the convention on both days and will be offering a pilot experience to a select few lucky convention attendees.His creator, Robert Phillips, will also be there to lend a hand and, if necessary, administer some exterminations!
Euan Gloyn is a Dr Who superfan and as such has created one of the most detailed and authentic copies of the T.A.R.D.I.S we have ever seen.He has kindly agreed to bring his creation to the convention and you will be able to see it in pride of place at the entrance foyer as you come in. He's also agreed to bring along his latest creation, the Bat signal.Thanks Euan, you're Fantastic!
The wonderful Saraswati will be joining us on Saturday evening with her unique brand of beautiful, soulfull sound. A real star on the rise, she has performed at some of the world's greatest festivals and we're really proud to have her come to this, her second FantastiCon.
These two are the driving force behind Spidermind Games, the creators of the ED:RPG. They will both be at the event all weekend showing off their amazing creation and running scenarios with those of you brave enough to try your luck in their RPG universe...
Following the first time playtest earlier in the year at LaveCon in Northampton, ours will be the first convention where you will be able to purchase the finished game book and have it signed by both the producer and director of the project.
Epic fantasy author behind the A Seared Sky trilogy, which was released at FantastiCon 2014 and 2015. Stuart also launched the beautiful hardback version of his short, dystopian science fiction thriller The Methuselah Strain. He is one of our most prolific authors and this year we see the exclusive launch of the second book in his Generation Mars series, Generation Mars: War Over Dust, which will be available at the Fantastic Books Store as will Stuart for autographs!
Recently featured in the Hull Daily Mail alongside some of Hull's vibrant cosplayers, Lisa works tirelessly to keep the cosplay community of Hull friendly, inclusive and fun.Lisa cosplays as Zatanna Zatara (pictured), Black Cat, Gothic Kitana and many more...She will be helping out with this year's cosplay competition and generally being the awesome, chatty cosplayer we all know and love.Lisa is one of our FantastiCon Ambassadors.
Cosplaying as 'Mashashy', this lady is a stalwart of the cosplay community. She has been to every convention you could imagine in costumes as diverse as Princess Peach, Mario (pictured), Maya from Borderlands, Poison Ivy and many more...She is a model and also works as creative director at NIche Magazine UK, a magazine dedicated to cosplay and convention fun.Mashashy is one of our FantastiCon Ambassadors.
Naomi cosplays as 'Nocturnal Naomi' and has many amazing costumes including Kratos (pictured), Assassin's Creed, Naruto and many more...
She is a model and is also one of our FantastiCon Ambassadors.