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Registration

We operate as an 'all-inclusive' con. Accommodation, events, food and gifts are included with your registration. Registration is open to people aged 18+ on their first day at the con.

For more details, check the terms of registration at the bottom.
Prices
- Full: £155
- Weekend: £105
Arrive Sat morning. Depart Sun after 12 noon, or Mon.
- Day: £55 per day
Includes overnight stay. Depart by 12 noon the following day.
(All prices are per person, and include transport to/from Haltwhistle. Excluding train/bus travel.)

Check in time: Friday 3pm

Check out time: Monday 11am

Frequently Asked Questions
Register Here

Proof of Age

You must be 18 years of age or over, on your first day at the convention. When you arrive, you will need to bring some government-approved proof of age. This must:

- Be valid and in date

- Show your name, photograph, and date of birth

- Match the details you provided at registration

This can be:

- Passport

- Driving Licence (full or provisional)

- Any card with the Home Office PASS logo

- Government-issued ID card We cannot accept documents like birth certificates, college cards, or bus passes.

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Venue

Featherstone Castle, Northumberland

Featherstone Castle is deep in the Northumberland countryside. Originally dating from the 13th Century, the Grade 1 listed building is well-equipped for groups of roughly a few dozen, and offers a great 'canvas' for tailoring events. The castle has a range of event spaces, from a spacious open ballroom to a cosy fire-lit lounge. It also comes with a large, fully-stocked kitchen for group catering, meaning we are in the unique position to offer food and meals as part of attendance. Bedrooms range in size from doubles to larger dorms, giving options for groups of all sizes.

It is worth noting, we are staying in an historical rural building, which has seen numerous additions and changes over the centuries. This makes Wild North a somewhat different experience to a regular hotel-based con. So for example, you may wish to bring extra clothing or a blanket, as autumn nights in northern England can get chilly.

Also, we have exclusive use and largely free rein over the building for the weekend. So there will also be an element of everyone putting their paws in and making this event happen - though we think that's part of the fun!

Meanwhile, click here to see some photos of our venue.

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Rooming

We have a range of room sizes for staying at the convention.

You will be able to pick your room allocation after you have paid.

You can see what's available here.

(Please note: attendees are required to bring their own bedding, sleeping bag, etc)
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Transport by Train/Bus

The nearest stations are in Haltwhistle. Advance train tickets are on sale now.

Car transport will be provided between Haltwhistle train station and the con. This will be regularly between 2.30pm and 5.30pm on Friday 23 September, likely to meet with arriving trains.

Carlisle: depart 1355, arrive 1423

Newcastle: depart 1340, arrive 1434

Pickup shortly after: 1434

Carlisle: depart 1454, arrive 1522

Newcastle: depart 1433, arrive 1527

Pickup shortly after: 1527

Carlisle: depart 1552, arrive 1620

Newcastle: depart 1540, arrive 1632

Pickup shortly after: 1632

Carlisle: depart 1622, arrive 1652

Newcastle: depart 1623, arrive 1713

Pickup shortly after: 1713

If you reach Haltwhistle after 5.30pm on Friday, please get in touch, and someone will collect you.

Events

Highlights include:

  • Falconry
  • Swordplay classes
  • Trading Post
  • Outdoor excursions
  • Tabletop games
  • Storytelling
  • Werewolves Card Game
  • Kubb Tournament (Viking Lawn Chest)
  • Open Stage (For Karaoke, Music, Performance, etc)
  • Beamish Museum*
* Optional post con event, admission fees apply

For details of what's planned in 2022, click here.

Or, take a look at the 2019 schedule.

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Welcome Pack

Upon arriving, all attendees will receive a welcome pack. This will include items such as:
  • Conbook
  • Sweets
  • Drinks
  • Personalised gift

Souvenir T-shirts will also be available to pre-order.

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Food

All food and soft drinks are included at the convention. Meals will be served buffet style.

Breakfast - All breakfasts will be a mix of Full English and cereals, with tea, coffee or juices.

  • Curry Night
  • BBQ
  • Twizell Toasties
  • Takeaway run*
*Additional cost applies.
Any allergies, dietary information, or queries, please contact convention staff.
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COVID-19

Wild North will follow UK Government COVID-19 guidance as at the time of the convention. See our COVID-19 page for more infomation.