Horror convention draws stars and authors

Hordes of horror fans face scares and delights galore at a new event.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 10th July 2015, 5:42 pm
Paul Kane and Marie O'Regan.
Paul Kane and Marie O'Regan.

Ghoulish guests including Leatherface actor Gunnar Hansen (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), Dacre Stoker (great-grand nephew of Bram Stoker) and special effects master Mike Peel (V for Vendetta, Casino Royale) will be taking part in the first convention of its kind in the UK.

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Successful authors Paul Kane and Marie O’Regan, a married couple from Chesterfield, will be among the authors signing books at HorrorCon UK 2015 at Magna, Rotherham, on July 11 and 12.

Paul is the award-winning author and editor of over 50 books – including the Arrowhead trilogy revolving around a post-apocalyptic version of Robin Hood. Marie is a British Fantasy Award-nominated author and co-editor of best-sellers Hellbound Hearts, Mammoth Book of Body Horror and A Carnivàle of Horror – Dark Tales from the Fairground.

Day tickets £15. Contact http://horrorconventions.co.uk