Purchasing tickets

  • 2-Day and Single Day tickets are available for sale via the top menu
  • Full Weekend VIP tickets are available for sale via the top menu
  • Full Weekend VIP tickets with accommodation are available for sale via the top menu
  • We do not partner with any other third-party ticket sellers, we only use the official Xpress Tickets Website
  • All tickets are delivered digitally immediately at the time of purchase and will be accessible via your own mailbox, should you not receive your tickets pdf's, please first check your spam or junk folder and then if nothing found, contact us so we can re issue them
  • We do sometimes run social media competitions, we will not, however, ask for financial information, or ask you to fill out a form on 'winning'. Please be vigilant of scammers pretending to be the convention organisers. Winners will only be notified on our social media pages with the winners' name visible.
Children aged 12 and under are free with a paying adult, You do not need to purchase a ticket for an under 12. 12 to 17 are just £5. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Your ticket will be exchanged for a wristband at the convention, this will allow you to come and go as you please for the dates purchased.
All attendees will be required to wear wristbands at all times, you are able to come and go as you please on the date your wristtband is valid for.
Yes, we offer discounted room rates for public attendees, the details can be found in the 'Buy Tickets' section on the Main Menu
We understand a lot about disabilities and can issue a carer ticket should we feel the disabled person requires the help of a carer whilst visiting us. As all disabilities are not visible we would ask that you bring proof of your disability with you. (A Letter from your GP or Blue Badge are ideal)

Tatcon Blackpool Dates & Hours

Tatcon Blackpool will take place August 16th to 18th, 2024 at The Norbreck Castle.

Entrance is via the Norcalympia entrance to the rear of the hotel. Ample parking is available.

Doors open at 10am for standard ticket holders and 9am for VIP weekend ticket holders

Convention Address

The Norbreck Castle Hotel.
Queens Promenade
Please ensure any accommodation bookings are made directly through Tatcon Blackpool and NOT with the hotel itself.

Ticket and Accommodation purchases

There is a strict NO REFUND policy for the convention.

By purchasing a ticket for the convention you agree to the Terms & Conditions.
By purchasing accommodation at the hotel you agree to the Britannia Hotels own Terms and Conditions which are available on their website.

Tatcon Blackpool has partnered with Xpress-Tickets to give you flexibility with your tickets. We’ve made it easy to purchase tickets without any hassle.
Simply visit the official Xpress-Tickets website for more information and details.

Information for attendees

There is an ATM within the hotel and one to the rear of the building at the supermarket across the road.
Traders Village
Our bustling Artisan Traders Village is the best convention shopping you’ll find. One of a kind pieces, handcrafted goodies, furry hoods and clothing galore. The Traders Village is open to any member of the public, free of charge.
To the rear of the hotel (Near to the main Tatcon Blackpool entrance) you will find numerous shops, take aways and supermarkets for all your requirements.
Lost and Found
Should you be unfortunate enough to misplace an item, please visit the Tatcon Blackpool reception area where are team will be only too happy to help. SHould we not be able to find what you are looking for, please then fill out a form at the Hotel reception.
Bike and Car Show
Our Bike and Car Show can be found outside to the rear of the hotel and near the main Tatcon Blackpool entrance. You will also fund some of our more custom vehicles and eealers inside the convention itself.

Safety and Accessibility

Disabled Facilities at the Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool

 Disabled facilities at the Norbreck Castle Hotel include:

  • Front entrance ramp
  • Bell for assistance
  • 20 purpose built rooms with full wheelchair access
  • Bed blocks available
  • Accessible restaurants & bars
  • Accessible conference rooms
  • Vibrating pillows available
  • Braille procedures available

For any specific enquiries relating to the disabled facilities at the Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool, please do not hesitate to get in contact with them directly.

The Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool, offer a range of disabled facilities so that all of their guests can make the most of the facilities they provide.


Volunteers are required from Thursday through til Monday with Thursday being particularly important.
If you are interested in volunteering at Tatcon Blackpoolplease contact us.


Traders & Sponsors

For retail trader inquiries contact us via the Traders booking form.

For sponsor inquiries contact us via the website contact form.

For Artist inquiries contact us via the Artist application form or website contact form.


For press inquiries contact us directly via the website contact form.

Please note, we are not accepting any requests for independent photographers, photo credentials will only be considered from photographers on assignment for a specific press outlet.