The FantastiCon 2018 venue is the beautiful Lincs Inspire Leisure Centre in sunny Cleethorpes! The convention is being held over the full weekend of the 1st and 2nd September and has a music evening on Saturday night.
Train & BusArriving by train or bus is by far the easiest option, as the hotel is a stones throw from them both. Use redspottedhanky.com for great train deals.
CarPost code for satnav is DN35 0BY. See the venue site for detailed directions.
FerryFerry services arrive to Hull from Amsterdam, Belgium and Holland. You will need further transport as the venue is around an hour drive from the docks.
AirClosest airport is Humberside, though Leeds or Manchester are also a short train ride away and offer more flight connections. Check skyscanner.net for the best deals.
TaxiUseful numbers for booking cabs from Cleethorpes/Grimsby: 01472 696969, 01472 353535, 01472 320736.
Here are many hotels and B&Bs in the area offering affordable accomodation. This year's venue is smack bang in the middle of Cleethorpes, right on the coast, and is only a stone's throw from many hotels and B&Bs including;
Browns Rooms - website01472 60251117 Bradford Ave,CleethorpesDN35 0BB(7 minute walk)
Holiday Inn Cleethorpes - website0871 527 9470Meridian Point,Kings Rd,CleethorpesDN35 0PN(7 minute walk)
Ginnie's Guest House - website01472 69499727 Queen's Parade,CleethorpesDN35 0DF(9 minute walk)
Sherwood Guest House - website01472 69202015 Kingsway,CleethorpesDN35 8QU(12 minute walk)
Lindenthorpe Guest House - website01472 31300519 Grant St,CleethorpesDN35 8AT(20 minute walk)
The Kingsway Hotel - website01472 601122Kingsway,CleethorpesDN35 0AE(7 minute walk)
Camping/CaravanFor those of you brave enough to take your chances with early September weather, the camping option offers the best value for money at around £35 for a pitch for the whole weekend. A place very close to the venue with a great reputation and good facilities is the Showground Caravan Park - website