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Leaving the Badlands – The legacy of Into the Badlands

by Peter Ray Allisonon 23/05/2019
This year we have witnessed the conclusion of numerous sci-fi and fantasy epics, from Game of Thrones to the Marvel cinematic universe.  However, one has gone largely unremarked, despite being one of the most original pieces of television in recent years.  This was Into the Badlands. Into the Badlands is best described as a post-apocalyptic […]

WCC: Wet, Cold and Claustrophobic

by Peter Ray Allisonon 02/05/2019
Last weekend promised to be an amazing weekend.  Indeed, Wales Comic Con, or WCC for short, has over the years accrued a proven track record for hosting excellent events.  This year’s special guest line-up was truly impressive; Ron Perlman and Rupert Grint were there, but it was Kiefer Sutherland I was most wanting to meet. […]

Avengers Assemble! We’re in the Endgame: Review

by joshkingofgeekson 28/04/2019
Walking into Screen number 1, midnight Wednesday, I have never felt so anxious or emotional, nervous and excited at once. As I sat down I felt like I just wanted to get it over with but also not wanting it to happen. why? it’s simple really, this would be the end of an 11 year […]

MCM Birmingham Comic Con – March 2019

by Peter Ray Allisonon 26/03/2019
With an increasing number of events on the UK convention scene, Birmingham Comic Con was MCM’s chance to prove that they remain one of best conventions in geek culture. Entering MCM Birmingham Comic Con has always been a visual assault on the senses, and this year was no different, with massive video screens showcasing the […]

Sci-Fi Weekender X: Part 1

by Peter Ray Allisonon 28/01/2019
SFW is back, bigger and better than ever.

The Flash 100th Episode

by joshkingofgeekson 07/12/2018
The Flash 100th Episode— BEWARE THERE BE SPOILERS AHEAD! Its always a great milestone when a TV series reaches certain achievements, First season finale, first cliff-hanger 2 parter, the crossover and the 100th episode. The Flash has reached so many of those already in its 4 seasons and now we’re at the beginning of Season […]

Cosplay from SFW in the City 2

by Peter Ray Allisonon 22/10/2018
One of the highlights of the recent SFW in the City 2 was the diverse costumes worn by the talented cosplayers there.  The sheer breadth of cosplay ranged from faithful recreations of those worn on screen to imaginative re-envisioning of iconic characters. Here, in no particular order, is just a fraction of some of the […]

SFW in the City II

by Peter Ray Allisonon 11/10/2018
Sci-Fi Weekender’s (SFW) annual satellite event, SFW in the City, held its second event last weekend. Smaller and more intimate than the main event, it still provided a welcome break from the mundanity of everyday life. Peter Ray Allison went along to find out more.

All change for SFW-X

by Peter Ray Allisonon 08/10/2018
Following the announcement that Sci-Fi Weekender (SFW) would be leaving its venue near Pwllheli, the organisers have been scouring the UK for a new location that can meet the various demands of such a multi-facetted event.

(N)SFW-X(XX)

by Peter Ray Allisonon 17/05/2018
The partying has barely finished for the ninth Sci Fi Weekender (SFW), but work has already started on their next invasion of North Wales for SFW-X.  Much of the programming is still in its early stages, but some guests have already been confirmed already. People often ask how the weekender is different to any of […]