If your question is not answered here, please use the contact us form on the main menu to get in touch.
I want a Tattoo, can I book in?
Tatcon Blackpool do not handle any artists bookings and we can not recommend any single artist or studio. If you want a Tattoo at Tatcon Blackpool, have a look at our attending artists page, see if you can find some work you like the look of and then google the artists studio to book in with them. Alternatively we operate a 'Walk up Sunday' where some artists take no bookings until on the day, this ensures there is usually an artist available to help you get a Tattoo.
How do I book tickets for Tatcon Blackpool?
Tickets can be purchased online via the 'Buy Tickets' link on the top menu or you can pay on the door. Door tickets are usually more expensive than pre book.
How can I book my Tattoo Studio to attend Tatcon Blackpool?
You can book to appear at Tatcon Blackpool by filling in the Artists Application Form which is available in the 'Artists and Traders' area from the top menu. Payment will be made at time of booking and you will receive our full convention pack as a pdf file straight away.
How do I book my traders stall to appear at Tatcon Blackpool?
You can book a traders stall at Tatcon Blackpool by filling in the Traders Application Form which is available in the 'Artists and Traders' area from the top menu. Payment will be made at time of booking and you will receive our full convention pack as a pdf file straight away.
Can by Band/Group/Sideshow play/appear at Tatcon Blackpool?
We receive many emails on a daily basis from bands etc wanting to appear at Tatcon Blackpool. Please supply us with your full details and links to your current work via Youtube or similar. Simply sending an email that says 'My band is ace and we want to appear at Tatcon' will not get you looked at.
Do you do piercings?
We do sometimes get piercers attending Tatcon Blackpool. Please see the attending artist section of our website where you will find a collage of their work.
Do you do weekend tickets and can I come and go through the day?
We do have full weekend tickets, these can be purchased from the 'Buy Tickets' area from the main menu. On attendance you will receive a wristband so you can come and go as you please.
Ive booked and paid for my tickets how do I receive them?
As soon as you click to pay, your tickets are generated and you will receive them to the email address you supplied to us. If you do not see an email from us containing pdf's of your tickets, please always check your SPAM folder before getting in touch.
I don't have a printer what do I do with my tickets?
Tickets can be brought to the convention on your device or printed out, as long as we can see the QR code to scan you in.
What are the dates?
Dates this year are Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd of October 2021
When are you open?
We open 10am until around 8pm with last admittance at 6pm.
Can I stay at the Hotel?
Yes, we offer discounted room rates for public attendees, the details can be found in the 'Buy Tickets' section on the Main Menu
Is the Hotel and Venue Accessible?
Yes the venue is accessible and the convention is all on one floor, if you are staying at the hotel, you can ask for an accessible room.
Do you do free carers tickets?
We understand a lot about disabilities and can issue carers tickets 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)
Is parking available
The Norbreck Castle has a very large car park at the front, side and rear of the Hotel. Please be aware that this is a pay and display car park. If you do not purchase a parking ticket you will receive a fine from the company that controls the car park. Please do not contact us if you are fined. there is nothing we can do to assist you.
Where is your location
Tatcon Blackpool is held in The Norcalympia which is to the rear of the Norbreck Castle Hotel, Queens Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire. FY2 9AA
The Norbreck Castle Hotel is on Blackpools world famous promenade, to the North of the Town and near to the town of Cleveleys.