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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.

The Geek Pride Cast #Doyouknowwhoiam

by Matt Gearyon 24/08/2018
This week, Matt, Jon Jo, Laura and a lot of people on live chat peeps talk about the best and worst guests at conventions and why some of them are just dicks! If you would like to see live streamed podcasts, then please check out our Facebook, Youtube and Twitch channels. Http://www.youtube.com/geekpridetv http://www.facebook.com/geekpride1 http://www.twitch.com/geekpridetv

The Geek Pride Cast #Suchacon

by Matt Gearyon 15/08/2017
In this weeks live podcast, Matt, Dave and Jonjo talk MCM, LFCC, Autograph prices and Game of Thrones Theories. Don’t forget that all Geek Pride Podcasts, including this one and Pitch, Please! can be found on Itunes, Google Play, youtube and our website for download. If you would like to see live streamed podcasts, then […]

Starfest 2017

by xdustineflxon 26/04/2017
This past weekend, I attended my first Starfest convention (on behalf of Geek Pride), the 40th anniversary of the event. Mainly a Star Trek/Star Wars festival, over the years, it has grown to include guests, activities, etc. from all different sci-fi and horror franchises. This year, everything from Firefly to Doctor Who to Dark Matter got covered (as well as […]

Starsky and Hutch Coming to Birmingham

by Peter Ray Allisonon 03/03/2017
Prepare to get your seventies funk on this month, when Starsky and Hutch‘s Paul Michael Glaser (Starsky), David Soul (Hutch) and the inestimable Antonio Fargas (Huggy Bear) descend on the Birmingham NEC for MCM Birmingham Comic Con. Starsky and Hutch followed the escapades of David Starsky and Kenneth “Hutch” Hutchinson as they tore around “Bay […]

Denver Comic-Con 2016, Part 1: The First Day

by xdustineflxon 27/06/2016
This past Father’s Day weekend in the US also marked the fifth annual Denver Comic-Con in Denver, CO. I have attended this event every year since its inception, and each year, the event has grown exponentially bigger than the last. This year was no exception. DCC has quickly become one of the biggest events of […]

5 Things we learned from Belfast Film and Comic Con May 2016

by trekkiemarkon 03/06/2016
Convention season is upon us and Showmasters and their crew delivered a fine event at the Titanic Exhibition Centre on the weekend of the 14th and 15th of May with plenty of stalls, exhibits, cosplayers and cult celebs to keep the discerning nerd happy. Here’s five things we learned from the first of this years Belfast […]

Homespun Heroes of Cosplay – Belfast Film and Comic Con May 2016

by trekkiemarkon 02/06/2016
Cosplay as a hobby has gone from strength to strength the world over in the past decade but has recently began to take hold as a major way of life for many people in Belfast, Northern Ireland. With the likes of MCM and Showmasters bringing conventions to the four corners of the UK and Ireland […]

A Review of Stoke-Con-Trent April 2016

by Chrison 18/04/2016
Now in its fourth year, Stoke-Con-Trent is a relative newcomer to the Convention scene.  Over the past four years though, they have gone on to attract some big name guests.  This years line up included Patricia Tallman, Garret Wang and Claudia Christian but to name a few. A small team from Geek Pride went along […]

5 Things to Check Out at LSCC 2015

by Laura Maieron 10/02/2015
LSCC 2015 is just over a month away and OH MY GOSH MY COSPLAYS ARE SO NOT READY OH NO– wait, back on topic. So I know there have been a couple of cons already this year, but LSCC will be the first one I’m going to this year. And I haven’t been to a […]