On January 1st 2011 prices for a weekend membership to FantasyCon 2011 will rise to £50 for non-BFS members, £45 for members. The price for a day membership (Saturday only) will be £40, so book now to avoid the increase.
FantasyCon 2011 will be held over the weekend of 30th September to 2nd October 2011 at the Royal Albion Hotel, Brighton; venue for the highly successful 2010 World Horror Convention.
The first two Guests Of Honour to be announced are: World Fantasy Award-winning author and critic Gwyneth Jones, also known as Ann Halam, and Swedish horror writer John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of the best-selling Let The Right One In, which was adapted into a movie first in his native Sweden and more recently remade in the U.S. as Let Me In, starring Chloe Moretz from Kick Ass.
Mistress Of Ceremonies is Sarah Pinborough, British Fantasy Award-winning author of The Language of Dying and A Matter of Blood.
Other professional writers, artists, editors and publishers already registered as attending FantasyCon 2011 include: Guy Adams, Ramsey Campbell, Vincent Chong, Peter Crowther (PS Publishing), Les Edwards, Simon R. Green, Stephen Jones, Paul Kane, Michael Marshall Smith, Gary McMahon, Adam LG Nevill, Kim Newman, Nicholas Royle, Robert Shearman, Steve Tribe (BBC Books), Rio Youers and many more.
Current cost of registration stands at £45 (£40 to BFS members). Costs will increase incrementally between now and the convention. To book your ticket, and for more information about the Guests or MC, please visit the website: FantasyCon 2011