UK Comic Cruise 2017  - UK's first comic con at sea!

UK Comic Cruise 2017 - UK's first comic con at sea!

We are excited to present the UK's first Comic Con at sea, the UK Comic Cruise, in partnership with P&O Ferries!

We will be holding a Comic Con on board the boat on the overnight sailing between Hull and Rotterdam, with a day spent ashore at the Dutch Comic Con in Utrecht and then the same again on the boat on the way back!

The con will include:

- 2 nights on board the boat in an en-suite cabin, with all the comic con activites below
- A full day ashore at the Dutch Comic Con in Utrecht (wristband given out on the boat so no queueing to get in!)
- Talks and panels from the guests
- Simon Fisher Becker’s shows My Dalek Has a Another Puncture and Let Zygons Be Zygons (one in each direction on the boat)
- 2 x Cosplay Competition (one in each direction) with trophies to be won, hosted by Hull Harley Quinn and Nocturnal Naomi
- Comic Con Quiz with prizes to be won
- Talk on JRR Tolkien and his connections to Hull & East Yorkshire with author Phil Mathison and Tolkien Society member Michael Flowers
- Comic Con Star Draws gameshow 
- Retro gaming area hosted by Keep It Retro
- Signings (additional charge for autographs)
- Party each evening on the boat after the on stage entertainment
- More to be announced!

TV & Film Guests:

- Simon Fisher-Becker - Dorium Maldovar, Doctor Who & The Fat Friar, Harry Potter
- Hugh Mitchell - Colin Creevey, Harry Potter
- Sarah Louise Madison - Weeping Angel, Doctor Who
- Ian McNeice - Winston Churchill, Doctor Who
- Virginia Hey - Zotoh Zhaan, Farscape & Mad Max 2
- Ayshea Brough - Gerry Anderson's UFO

Artists & Authors Guests:

- Adam Cadwell - Blood Blokes, The Everyday, British Comic Awards founder
- Adam Cheal - Toxic Storm, Terminus at Fenton's Green, British Showcase Anthology
- Russ Leach - Dr Who Adventures, Aces Weekly, Draw The Marvel Way
- Phil Mathison & Michael Floweers - Tolkien in East Yorkshire 1918 - 1918, Tolkien experts
- Rachael Smith - House Party, The Rabbit, Filmsy Kitten, Dr Who, Artificial Flowers

Schedule (full details to be added):

Saturday 25th March 2017:

- Get on the boat in Hull from 4pm (last check in 7pm)
- Sentinal Squad UK will welcome you into the terminal building
- Comic Con Part 1 on the boat in the evening, plus a party afterwards

Sunday 26th March 2017:

- Arrive in Rotterdam about 9am
- Coach transport from the ferry terminal to the Dutch Comic Con in Utrecht
- Spend a full day at the Dutch Comic Con
- Coach back to the boat in Rotterdam 
- Comic Con part 2 on the boat with a party afterwards

Monday 27th March 2017

- Arrive back in Hull at around 8am

All guests appear subject to work committments.