The annual Wyntercon event is a family-friendly celebration of all things fantasy, sci-fi and horror (but remember, family-friendly). For 2021 Wyntercon VIII returns to Eastbourne's Devonshire Quarter and will be held in the newly refurbished Winter Garden and the exhibition halls located in the adjoining Welcome Building.

At this year's event, the Wyntercon Charity will be providing Creative & Educational Workshops, Tabletop Roleplaying taster sessions and other social gaming activities.

Exhibitors include a wide range of Businesses, Artists, Authors and other Creatives. A brilliant selection of goods will on display and available for purchase from graphic novels, film & TV memorabilia, props and collectables to roleplaying game accessories, artisan confectionery, cosplay accessories and bespoke apparel.

Come and join our Huge Cosplay Competition or take part in the Lightsabre Academy experience! Wander our halls amongst Ghostbusters, Wookies, Stormtroopers, Superheros, Witches & Wizard.

As our motto says, "Whatever world you come from, you're welcome in ours."

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Guide Prices

Infants under 5 years of age may accompany an adult free of charge however a complimentary infant ticket is required.
Children aged between 5 and 11 years require a child ticket for admission.
All infant and child ticket holders must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over) and are subject to a maximum of 3 infant/child ticket holders per adult.
Children 12 years of age and over require an adult ticket for admission to the event.

Complimentary Carer Admission
Disabled guests at Wyntercon VIII are entitled to one free carer admission. Please bring valid documentation with you to Wyntercon VIII to collect your carers wristband from our admissions desk on arrival.
Disabled guests can obtain one free carer's wristband each day upon arrival when providing proof of disability. For proof of disability please bring ONE of the following forms of documentation:-
Entitlement to Disability Living Allowance (DLA)/Personal Independent
Payments (PIP)/Armed Forces
Independence Payment (AFIP), dated within the last 12 months.
A valid Blue Badge (photo ID required).
In the case of visual impairment, a registration card, known as the BD8 or a Certificate of Visual Impairment (CVI) (photo ID required).
A CredAbility Access Card bearing the "Essential Companions" symbol.
A carer must be over 16 years of age and capable of assisting the guest who has the disability. The carer is expected to understand the disabled person’s condition and assist them in managing it for the duration of the visit. If more than one carer’s wristband is required, a letter from a GP or consultant is needed stating the number of carers required.
Free carer wristbands are issued solely at the discretion of the organisers.
Please do not buy a ticket for your carer as this will NOT be refunded.

If after purchasing tickets you later discover you cannot attend the event, we regret we are unable to reimburse your ticket purchase(s).
The organisers reserve the right of admission to the event.


Map & Directions



Devonshire Quarter, Compton Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BP
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Tel01323 703702

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