Thought Bubble Festival 2021

Photograph by Andrew Benge

Thought Bubble, the UK’s largest comic art festival has announced this years’ event will take place between the 8th – 14th November 2021 and shared an impressive first wave of guests scheduled to appear at the annual comic art convention.

Exhibitor applications are open until this Sunday 21 Februarymore information here!

Following a successful move to a digital event in 2020, the festival organisers hope to be able to return to a physical convention by Autumn 2021.

Thought Bubble Festival brings a week-long celebration of comics to Yorkshire, ending with a huge comic convention which will return to Harrogate Convention Centre in November for a weekend filled with over 350 comic-creating exhibitors, guests, panels and much more.

The festival and convention will be teaming up with presenting partner ​comiXology ​once again, working with the digital distributor giant on special appearances, comic debuts, panels and more. Now in the sixth year of their working relationship, comiXology’s generous support and collaboration has helped Thought Bubble through a difficult year.

Tickets for Thought Bubble Comic Convention are on sale now with tickets for under 12s, carers and over 65s totally free. Tickets give access to all events within the comic convention; panels, workshops, guest signings as well as the three huge halls of comic exhibitors.

The safety of guests, exhibitors and fans remains Thought Bubble’s highest priority​ and the festival will not take place if the safety of attendees is in question, or if the restrictions in place impede the running of the friendly and welcoming festival that people know and love.

With safety being so important, the festival team are working closely with Harrogate Convention Centre and organisations, including the Association of Independent Festivals, the Association of Event Organisers and the Association of Event Venues.

More information on guests, exhibitors and safety measures will be shared over the coming months.

Visit Thought Bubble’s website here.

18th February 2021

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