Here’s the #RAWCON2020 Programme

Research And Witness Convention 2020 Information

To research & witness unexplained phenomena

Sharing research, learning from witnesses. A family fun Weekend for open minds of all ages.

Friday 28th February 2020 7pm-9pm Level 1, Princes Quay Hull. Sat 29th Feb 10am-5pm Princes Quay level 1 & 3. 7pm-10pm Hull Guildhall . Sun 1st March 10am-4pm Princes Quay level 1 & 3, Hull City Centre.

Talks by experts, science fact & fiction themed attractions, trade stands, book & toy stalls and information stands. Phenomenology, Extraterrestrial Life, Unexplained, UFOs, Bigfoot & Cryptozoology, The Paranormal, Divination, Ancient Aliens, Lost Civilisations and everything in-between.

Stands by: Paul Sinclair Truth Proof, Andrew Collins, UFO Truth, Outer Limits Magazine, BBR British Bigfoot Research, Spectral Investigations, The Droid Foundry and more.

Attractions include: Lego Alien Invasion scene by Brickbox. Apollo 11 VR Experience, VR Mission ISS & Space Pirate Training with VR Leeds, plus an open Photography Exhibition. Get a photo with The Sentinel Squad Star Wars characters, come face to face with Project Dalek and have fun in Princes Quay’s Quasar Bar & Lazerquest. There’s even toys for sale and kids activities.

We are asking for entries for our open photography exhibition to launch at #RAWCON2020. We want to see people’s unexplained photos. Strange, cosmic and downright weird phenomena caught on camera. The best will be printed framed and exhibited in The Creative & Cultural gallery space at the convention. Email for a submission form.

Program may be subject to change, due to unforeseen circumstance. Currently the confirmed schedule is as follows:

 Friday 28th Feb Princes Quay Hull, level 1.

19:00-21:00 in HIP Gallery. Unexplained Photography Exhibition opening

20:00-21:00 in RAWCONSPACE level 3. A talk by Megan Deveson, Australian Researcher, podcaster, monster hunter. Host of Cryptid Addicted. Using herself as bait to capture evidence of cryptids on global expeditions include Japan, Sri Lanka, Romania & Canada. Megan has astonishing evidence of Yowies, Bigfoot & other monsters.

Saturday 29th Feb Princes Quay RAWCONSPACE Level 3.

10:00-11:00 A talk by Mike Covell. Historian, Author, TV celebrity on Most Haunted, Paranormal Lockdown and many more. Talking about Hull’s History of UFO Sightings

11:15-12:15 Chris Evers, Editor Outer Limits Magazine and Hull’s own expert UFOlogist.

13:00-14:00 Deborah Hatswell, BBR British Bigfoot Research Team founder & podcaster.

14:15-15:15 Chris Branzan, OVNIS Science & Histoire (UFOs Science & History), National French Magazine journalist & researcher.

15:30-16:30 Rev. Alyson Dunlop talks about “Supernatural Miracles”. Alyson is a demonologist, angelologist, Mariologist, deaconess, mystic, writer, and broadcaster.

16:30-16:50 Alan Raw Convention Coordinator talks briefly about RAWCON as a project, plans for the future and answers your questions.

Saturday 7pm-10pm (Doors 6.30pm for a 7pm start) Hull Guildhall:

19:00-19:45 Tony Topping talks “UFO Encounters A UK Prospective” Tony is a covert witness to UFO encounters of the strange kind. Both contactee & UFO journalist, on TV & radio. One of the UK’s most recognised speakers on UFOs.

20:00-21:00 A talk by Andrew Collins, one of the worlds leading Ancient Alien/Lost Civilisation experts. As seen on Ancient Aliens on The History Channel, Prime & Netflix

21:15-22:00 Alan Raw interviews Yvette Fielding, Host of world wide TV show Most Haunted. Paranormal Investigator, broadcaster, author of Amazon Best Seller “Archie The Ghost Hunter”

22:00-1:00 Ghost Hunt in Guildhall with Spectral Investigations

22:15-23:00 Sky Watch with Tony Topping meeting at Guildhall entrance

Sunday 1st March Princes Quay, RAWCONSPACE Level 3

10:00-10:45 Spectral Investigation, paranormal investigation group. Presenting a guide to getting started in ghost hunting and discussing findings from previous nights ghost hunt at Guildhall.

11:00-12:00 Antonio Perez & The GOIS Team, top paranormal investigators from Spain.

12:15-13:15 Gary Heseltine, Editor of UFO Truth Magazine, former RAF Police, British Transport Police & Home Office trained Detective Constable.

13:45-14:30 Ben Emlyn-Jones, Celebrated Author and Researcher. Presenting the mysterious case of the 1944 “Witchcraft Trial”.

14:45-15:30 Tony Topping, Be A Paranormal 007. A crash course in Remote Viewing.

15:45-16:30 Alan Raw chairing a discussion on mental health support for witnesses of unexplained phenomena

A pound from every weekend ticket sold goes to support HIPclub (children’s photography group) at Princes Quay.

We are seeking volunteers, sponsors and stall holders to join our market place, if that interests you, please email


Tickets are not refundable, but you can transfer ownership to another name on arrival at the wristband exchange, Level1 Princes Quay, Research and Witness stand. You can also buy a wristband on the day, subject to availability. Or at the door of the venue for the Saturday evening talks if there is still available space.. Doors 6.30pm for a 7pm start on Saturday night. It will save you the Eventbrite booking fee, but seats are limited and when they are full, you will not be able to get a wristband. The Saturday night event has more seats than the day time talks venue.

Weekend ticket for Friday night, Saturday, Saturday night and Sunday £39 plus Eventbrite booking fee

Friday night 7-9pm, weekend ticket holders, VIPs and HIP Gallery guests only.

Saturday day only 10am-5pm Princes Quay talks ticket £18. Plus Eventbrite booking fee

Saturday night only 7pm-10pm in Hull Guildhall ticket £10. Plus Eventbrite booking fee

Saturday night Ghost Hunt with Spectral Investigations NOW SOLD OUT.

Saturday night Sky Watch with Tony Topping, free to weekend ticket holders and Saturday night talks ticket holders only.

Saturday combined day & night talks ticket £27. Plus Eventbrite booking fee

Sunday only 10am-4pm Princes Quay talks ticket £16. Plus Eventbrite booking fee

There is no age limits for this event. Parents must use their own discretion and maintain responsibility for their children. We encourage young people to learn about these subjects. There is lots to freely enjoy in the Atrium on level 1 for Under 16s. However, for the level 3 talks, under 16’s must have booked a free day ticket and be with a paying adult when entering talks. We will require silence in the audience during talks and respectfully request that parents with children ask them to remain quiet or go out until they are ready to come back into the audience space. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. Some content in the talks may also be considered frightening to younger children.

Please be aware that we will be taking photographs and video at this event and by attending this event you are contenting to inclusion on these photographs or video for promotional and evaluation purposes.

We look forward to seeing you


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event? There is 24h multi-storey parking on-site in Princes Quay Shopping Centre. Hull train & bus station is 10mins walk down Carr Lane & Ferensway. The closest airports are Humberside, Robin Hood Doncaster & Leeds Bradford.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions? email:

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? A digital version of your booking confirmation on your phone or tablet will be fine to exchange for your wristband. Make the exchange on arrival at Princes Quay Level 1 Research and Witness stand. Or at the door of the venue on Friday or Saturday evening.

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