We are pleased to announce that we are holding our 6th UK Convention under the name Insurgence. A convention for fans with Guest Talks, Photo and Autograph sessions, Evening Entertainment and lots of fun! It takes place on the weekend of 13th to 15th June 2014 and we are returning to the fantastic Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel adjacent to the NEC Complex in Birmingham.
Admission to our convention is by purchase of a ticket/package. Our Emerald Ticket Package costs £98 for Adults and £65 for Children 16 or under. Children under 5 come free terms & conditions apply. Please read them here before you proceed. If you buy a ticket you agree to all the terms and conditions. By buying this ticket package it entitles you to the following inclusive events Guest Interviews & Panels, 1 Free In Person Autograph from all regular attending guests, Access to the Vendors Room, Evening Discos and a Souvenir Booklet, lanyard and Convention Badge! You can buy your tickets here.
Further Information below
- Guests of Honour
- Photo Studio
- What’s On
Please note all guests appear subject to professional work commitments and as such please remember you are booking for the Convention and not one or more guests, therefore as per our Terms and Conditions refunds will not be given if a guest pulls out. Autographs from sponsored guests at the event are not included in the ticket packages and will need to be purchased separately. Click each head shot to go to the actors IMDB page or Wiki page for further information.
Robert Pralgo graduated from the university of Georgia with a B.A. in TV/film production. Robert began taking acting classes in drama under the guise of wanting to be able to work better with actors. Robert has starred in over 80 TV and television shows amongst his credits are One Tree Hill, The Vampire Diaries, High Rise, Army Wives, Teen Wolf and Revolution.
Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham, B40 1PP
Telephone: 44 (0) 121 780 4242
Fax: 44 (0) 121 782 0387
Hotel Website: Birmingham Metropole Hotel
Airport Guide: Click Here
PDF Convention Room Layout: Click Here
(Rooms subject to change).
- Click here to open the booking page on the Hilton website. Then select Book a Room.
- Choose your dates you wish to stay using the top drop down boxes. If the rate code is not shown enter the Group Code ‘GFSVD’. Select the number of rooms and guests and press Continue.
- Rooms should now come up with a discount rate just follow the on screen instructions. A block of rooms have been reserved for attendees. If no rooms are available call the hotel and ask for a discounted room for the convention using Group Code ‘GFSVD’.
- Single Rooms inclusive of breakfast from £76 per night.
- Double/Twin Rooms inclusive of breakfast from £91 per night.
- All rooms and prices are subject to availability.
A credit card is required to secure your reservation and the hotel should be notified of any cancellations 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation penalty. Please note we have limited rooms at the prices above so book as early as you can. If the hotel is not able to offer you a room at the Convention rate you can try the following website for alternatives.
The Hilton Birmingham Metropole is located adjacent to the NEC and is one of the Midlands most prestigious venues for business meetings and social gatherings. A modern hotel and conference centre is easily accessible by road, rail and air making it an excellent choice for events. Ideal for residential conferences, the Hilton Birmingham Metropole offers a range of luxury four star accommodation, function rooms, conference and banqueting facilities for up to 2000 delegates attending any one event all under one roof.
Directions to the hotel
Click here for the Hilton interactive map to plan your route.
The hotel is next to the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) just 8 miles from central Birmingham. With easy access to the motorway network, the hotel is 10 minutes’ drive from Birmingham International Airport. Guests flying or coming by train may use the free telephone to arrange a collection to the hotel, by courtesy bus. The bus stop is Bus Stop C and located next to the taxi rank in the bus depot. The journey to the Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel takes approximately 5 minutes. The 24-hour service runs at 30-minute intervals.
Please note the courtesy bus is for attendees staying at the hotel only and must not be used as a TAXI service to and from the airport. The NEC is within a 5 to 10 minute walk from the hotel.
Car parking is subject to availability and is onsite, overflow car parking will be on NEC car parks. A charge will apply in both circumstances. Day Rate (8 hours) at the Hotel is charged at £15.00 per car, however hotel patrons pay a reduce rate per car, please check with the hotel for the exact price. Charges for the NEC car park are out of the hotels control.
We are changing the way you buy photo ops, when you receive your registration documents you will be offered a choice of available photo shoots and how much they cost, just follow the instructions in the email.
•Manned by resident Professional Photographers Onehaus Collective Ltd.
•Your photo will be printed in-house on Mitsubishi professional printers.
•The photos are printed on 10×8 paper and will be ready for collection by the end of the event, you need to collect your photo at the event. Any uncollected photos will not be posted out.
•No more than TWO attendees can be in the same photo shoot.
•You get one 10×8 print, if you would like a 2nd print this can be arranged for an extra charge.
•Photo Studio Sessions will be called in GROUP letter order, until your group is announced please do not queue as this causes congestion and makes it difficult for us to control crowds.
•Please note all guests appear subject to professional work commitments.
•If a guest you book a photo shoot for has to withdraw you will be offered the choice of either the replacement guest of one of the other guests attending (excluding bonus/sponsored guests) subject to the same value.
•If you prefer Photo shoots will be for sale at the convention on a first come first served basis.
Our free events include Guest Interviews & Panels over Saturday and Sunday of the event, Free Autographs, Access to the Vendors Room and Discos. For an extra charge you can also enjoy these events, a Professional Photo Studio with our guests. The Lounge, one guest and a small number of attendees together for 30-45 minutes. Tickets for these events will either be by auction or from 7.00am from the Ticket Office. Extra Autograph passes are also available to buy as well as exclusive limited edition black and white 10 x 8′s of our guests.
Themed Parties: The theme of our parties and competitions will be announced later. We have two parties for you over the weekend, entry is FREE to all attendees as long as you wear your event wristband. Don’t forget to book your Hotel Bedrooms, the more hotel rooms that are sold to attendees the better our relationship is with the hotel, so if you are planning on staying why not stay in the event hotel, it may cost a little bit more but you will benefit from all the activities such as the evening parties.