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2018 Guests

Josh Herdman

Gregory Goyle

Josh Herdman is an English actor and mixed martial artist best known for playing slytherin house member Gregory Goyle in all eight of the Harry Potter movies. 

Josh started acting around the age of seven when his father Martin Herdman (rugby league player and actor) found him an agent, it was Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in 2001 however that gave him his big screen breakout role. 

Since Harry Potter, Josh has played various roles in movies and tv series and is currently shooting a Robin Hood film alongside a cast including Jamie Foxx, Taron Egerton and Ben Mendelsohn.

Josh will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event

chris rankin

percy weasley

Christopher William "Chris" Rankin is a New Zealand-born British actor who is best known for playing Percy Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise.

Rankin began acting at the age of eleven. At Northgate High School he appeared in school plays of Bugsy Malone and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. His professional acting career began when he won the role of Percy Weasley in September 2000 and he has since appeared in film, TV and theatre. In the Harry Potter series, he is a brother of Harry Potter's best friend, Ron Weasley.

Chris will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event

Stanislav Ianevski

Viktor Krum

Best known for playing Viktor Krum in the 2005 film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Whilst living in England, he attended Mill Hill School with fellow Harry Potter actor, Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley). Ianevski had no particular acting aspirations and was not a drama student. He had only auditioned for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire after being spotted by Fiona Weir, a casting director who prompted him to attend an acting workshop, which resulted in his casting as Viktor Krum, a Bulgarian character in the Harry Potter series. He was selected from 650 others, most of whom had auditioned in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Stanislav also starred in Hostel: Part II, the sequel to Eli Roth's film Hostel.

Stanislav will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event

 

Hugh Mitchell

colin creevey

Hugh Mitchell is an English actor, known for his role as Colin Creevey in Harry Potter and the Chambers of Secrets.

Colin Creevey was a Muggle born wizard keen photographer and big fan of Harry Potter. He was also the youngest victim of Voldermort in the final battle of Hogwarts.

Hugh will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event

Jon Campling

death eater

Jon Campling is a British actor who portrayed a Death Eater in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Part 2. His iconic scene was stopping the Hogwarts Express search for Harry Potter and his friends.

Jon will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event

tolga safer

karkaroffs aide

Tolga Safer portrayed Igor Karkaroff's aide in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In Decemberof 2003 he auditioned for the part of Viktor Krum, but was not cast after several auditions, because the studio wanted a look different than described in the book. However, director Mike Newell was so impressed with his acting and unique look that the role of Karkaroff's Aide was created specifically for him

Tolga will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event 

Rohan Gotobed

young sirius black

Rohan Gotobed is an English actor and writer, best known for roles in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 as an eleven year old Sirius Black.  

Rohan will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event 

Michael Henbury

Gringotts Goblin

Michael Henbury is an actor from Southampton, England who at age 13 stopped growing, making him the shortest man in the UK today.

Known to Potter fans for playing a Gringotts Goblin in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 he also played the Ewok ‘Taboo’ in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, one of the Goblin Corps in the cult classic Labyrinth (1986) and a Nelwyn Villager in Willow (1988) alongside many of his previous Ewok co-stars including Warwick Davis and the late Kenny Baker.

Michael will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event

SEan BIggerstaff

Oliver Wood

Sean Biggerstaff played the role of Oliver Wood Oliver Wood the you Scottish Wizard who was the Keeper and Captain for the Gryfindor Quiddictch Team. Oliver was known for his determination and skill on the playing field, and his long lectures before practices and he led the Gryffindor team to victory in the Quidditch Cup. 

Sean will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event

Louis Cordice

Blaise Zabini

Louis Cordice is the actor who portrayed Sytherin student Blaise Zabini in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince & Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 & 2.

Louis will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event

Des O'Gorman

Stage Host

MEGA NERD/comedian/actor/pretty good singer Des O'Gorman is the stage host the panels and the cosplay contests. Des has been hosting several conventions all over the UK since starting in 2015 and he has become a bit of a fan favourite. Funny, relaxed and full of energy, Des is proving to be the go-to name for panel hosting. 

Des will be at the event all weekend and will also be selling signed cosplay photos

Des will be attending For the Love of Fantasy 2018 for all three days of the event

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