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The Research And Witness UK Convention 2020

To research and witness unexplained phenomena

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

Program may be subject to change, due to unforeseen circumstance. Currently the confirmed schedule is as follows: Please note the recent schedule changes to Yvette Fielding, The Mental Health Discussion and Antonio Perez GIOS Team.

 Friday 28th Feb Princes Quay Hull:

18:30-20:45 in HIP Gallery level 1. Unexplained Photography Exhibition opening

19.30-20.30 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. In the Research Space level 3.

20:45-21:45 Yvette Fielding, Host of worldwide TV show Most Haunted. Paranormal Investigator, broadcaster, author of Amazon Best Seller “Archie The Ghost Hunter”. Answers your questions and talks about her life as an investigator with Alan Raw. In the Research Space level 3.

Saturday 29th Feb Princes Quay:

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. In the Research Space level 3.

11:15-12:15 Chris Evers, Editor Outer Limits Magazine and Hull’s own expert UFOlogist. In the Research Space level 3.

12:30-13:30 Yvette Fielding Book Signing & Photo Opportunity in the Princes Quay Atrium

13:00-14:00 Deborah Hatswell, BBR British Bigfoot Research Team founder & podcaster. In the Research Space level 3.

14:15-15:15 Chris Branzan, OVNIS Science & Histoire (UFOs Science & History), National French Magazine journalist & researcher. In the Research Space level 3.

15:30-16:30 Rev. Alyson Dunlop talks about “Supernatural Miracles”. Alyson is a demonologist, angelologist, Mariologist, deaconess, mystic, writer, and broadcaster. In the Research Space level 3.

16:30-16:50 Alan Raw Convention Coordinator talks briefly about RAWCON as a project, plans for the future and answers your questions. In the Research Space level 3.

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. In Guildhall

19:55-20:50 Antonio Perez & The GOIS Team. They are the top paranormal investigators and EVP ghost recording specialists travelling from Spain for the convention. French multilingual journalist and paranormal expert Chris Branzan will be joining them as our Interpreter. In Guildhall

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

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:

10:00-10:45 Spectral Investigation, paranormal investigation group. Presenting a guide to getting started in ghost hunting and discussing findings from previous night’s Guildhall ghost hunt. In the Research Space level 3.

11:00-12:00 Alan Raw facilitates a discussion on Mental Health support for witnesses of unexplained phenomena. In the Research Space level 3.

12:15-13:15 Gary Heseltine, Editor of UFO Truth Magazine, former RAF Police, British Transport Police & Home Office trained Detective Constable. In the Research Space level 3.

13:45-14:30 Ben Emlyn-Jones, Celebrated Author and Researcher. Presenting the mysterious case of the 1944 “Witchcraft Trial”. In the Research Space level 3.

14:45-15:30 Tony Topping Be A Paranormal 007. A crash course in Remote Viewing. In the Research Space level 3.

15:45-16:30  The hosts Lee Solway and Arron Finch of the UK’s paranormal podcast Realm of The Supernatural, will be giving a talk on local cryptid sightings including one of their own in “Strange  Creatures of The Humber Region”. In the Research Space level 3.


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

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 daytime 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: researchandwitness@gmail.com

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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