2017 A.D. SFW8.......Launch countdown is commencing......

Now in its 8th cycle, The Sci-fi & Fantasy Weekender continues to promise the ultimate Sci-Fi & Fantasy experience. Quite simply it's a festival of fun and activities for people who love science fiction, fantasy, horror, gaming, and cosplay

SFW8 will be packed with activities for fans: big-name guests, interviews, Q&A sessions, movie screenings, comic workshops, video gaming, music, book readings and plenty more. It's all about bringing like-minded people together for a weekend structured around a core 5 pillars.... the entertaining Imaginarium, the sweeping Masquerade Ball, the Space Port, featuring, Gaming, Comic, Author, Screening as well as the fiendish Sci Fi London quiz nights.

SFW attendees will get the chance to fully immerse themselves in a sci-fi & fantasy culture. Fans can discover how comics are made, discuss burning issues with their favourite author, or be among the first to see exclusive screenings of films and TV shows. There are also many autograph opportunities: the full line-up will be revealed over the coming months...although expect some hot news shortly. Above all, though, it's a chance to hang out with like-minded people and enjoy a few drinks in a cool environment with other fans from around the planet.

If that wasnt enough, were also adding an extra Arena full of Quirky challenges, mind benders and LOL moments and some new fun for the kids. SFW 7 was undobtedly the best event we have ever staged, which has only given us even more momentum to make SFW 8 that much bigger with even more choice to spoil yourself with.


SFW 8 will be taking over the complete site, boasting 7 Zones making it the biggest residential Science Fiction and Fantasy Festival in the Galaxy. Ask anyone one who attended this years soiree, you need to get involved and grab a boarding pass for a journey that really will bend your mind into an unforgetable experience.

SFW8 will be taking place between 30th March & 2nd April 2017...Boarding passes can be purchased by clicking the button at the top of this page! You can also join our Facebook, Forum & Twitter pages, which is where you will hear it all first hand.FB being the favourite mode of communication

Royalty sold out in minutes, VIP all but gone, Classic Space Packs including 3 nights accom are now available by clicking "Buy Passes" to check out the range of options available...and rember..kids are free under 12, 12-15, 50% off.

The 8th Cycle..a new adventure...another unforgetable journey ...so makesure you join us for one of the most enjoyable Sci Fi & Fantasy Festivals on the planet.

SFW Mission Control



  • Had a fab weekend! And you even organised the good weather
    Laura-Jane Clements
  • Really was great great fun. Roll on next year
    Mike Barnett
  • What a brilliant weekend! Thanks guys, can't wait to do it all again next year!!! Xx
    Rebecca Ashton
  • Awesome is such an overworked word, but what you guys put on for us was truly awesome! An amazing event and with a fabulous atmosphere. I'll try to get fitter for next year for the late night shenanigans!
    Raven Dane.
  • I'm already having Weekender Withdrawal! Think that should be an official illness.
    Jem Stone