Sci Fi Weekender (SFW) is an event like no other. Less like a convention and more of a festival, SFW is the UK’s largest geek camp and there is literally nothing else like it in the UK. The weekend-long geek-fest officially commenced on the Friday morning, with the opening ceremony where event organiser Jonni Davis […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.