WEXWORLDS // Sci Fi and Fantasy Fiction Festival 2011 // November 25th - 27th, 2011 // Wexford Town, Ireland
Booking for all events: Phone 053 9123764 or online at Wexford Arts Centre
Wexworlds 2011 fantastic weekend comes to an end. Thanks to All who took part. Schedule Wexworlds for next year 23rd-25th November 2012. Look forward to welcoming you back to Wexford for Wexworlds next year.

Wexworlds 2011 was a great success. Thanks to all the guests and organisations that took part: Eoin Colfer, Alex Scarrow, Nick Roche, Peadar O Guilin, Kevin Weaver, Sciencetastic - Michelle Maher, Astronomy Ireland - Oisin Creaner, Orla Bates, Lego Ambassador James Shields, Bui Bolg, Helena Mulkerns and the Caca Milis Cabaret guests,Juice Teen Disco, Legitimate Bodies Dance Company, Heritage Park,Wexford Library, Wexford Arts Centre Wexford Book Centre and Whites Hotel, Dun Mhuire, Talbot Hotel, Opera Steakhouse and Pizzeria, Sci Fi and Fantasy Fiction Bazaar inluding Readers Paradise, Real Toys, Nial Devereux movie Posters and memorabilia, John Ryan - artist, Alien8 and Planet Gig Guide. Thanks to 3 Tek for sponsoring the PC Tablet for the Raffle, Alient8 for sponsoring the DC and Marvel Vaults, Real Toys for Excaliber Sword.

Check out our Wexworlds Facebook Page Wexworlds for all the pics and Wexworlds videos on youtube. Let us know your favourite experience from the festival weekend.

Thanks to our supporting partners - Arts Council, Failte Ireland, Wexford County Council and Wexford Borough Council

We will keep you posted on next years programme as it develops and look forward to welcoming you back in 2012. Keep spreading the word about this festival which we plan to build year to year as the must attend festival on the festival calendar.

Book great weekend special rates at hotels and b&bs including Whites Hotel and Talbot hotel

Situated in the southeast coast of Ireland, Wexford’ s history is steeped in myth and legend and makes this a perfect location for an Alternate Worlds festival. A story tells of its origin in the mists of time, when Garman Garbh was drowned on the mudflats by waters released by an Enchantress. The vast expanse of harbour thus created was named "The lake of Garman" or Loch Garman, the Gaelic name for Wexford.

Wexford is also home to Puffins Readers Favourite Writer, Eoin Colfer author of the famed Artemis Fowl series.

Accessible too from mainland UK and Europe via sea (Rosslare Harbour) and air (Waterford/Dublin)-with bus and train access from major cities in Ireland, this festival makes for a great weekend away for the international and national tourist alike with fantastic imaginations.


Due to unforeseen circumstances there will be no Wexworlds Festival in 2012.

Due to unforeseen circumstances there will be no Wexworlds Festival in 2012. + read more

Please pre book Events to avoid disappointment

Some workshops and events sold out so please pre book. Box office 053 9123764
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Alex Scarrow Guest Photo Alex Scarrow used to be a rock guitarist, then he became a graphic artist, then he decided to be a computer games designer and his work is included in Waterworld, Evolva, The Thing, Spartan, Gates of Troy, Legion Arena. In 2005 I got my first book deal with Orion, writing adult thrillers. And in 2009 he signed up with Puffin to write the succesful TimeRiders series. He has written a number of successful thrillers and several screenplays, but it's YA fiction that has allowed him to really have fun with the ideas and concepts he was playing around with when designing games. TimeRiders is a series of young adult science fiction novels. It is planned to have nine books and is currently published by the Penguin Group. The novels revolve around teenagers known as the TimeRiders who are recruited by an entity known as 'The Agency' moments before their deaths. The Agency was set up to protect the established set of events throughout history and to fix it if it is tampered with. They operate from their field office underneath an archway of the Williamsburg Bridge in New York City in a two day time dilation 'Time Bubble', on 10 and 11 September 2001. Each novel revolves around a major change in the historical timeline and the team must work with each other to fix it with the help of a 'support unit' - a cyborg who can mimic human behaviour. TimeRiders: Gates of Rome (book 5) out 2nd February 2012!

Alex lives in Norwich with his son, Jacob, his wife, Frances, and two very fat rats.

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