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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.

Change of landing site for SFW-X

by Peter Ray Allisonon 18/07/2018
Sci Fi Weekender (SFW) is not your typical science-fiction event (a review of last year’s SFW in the City can be found here).  Less of a convention and more of a festival, for one weekend every year, thousands of sci-fi and fantasy fans descend on North Wales for a celebration of all things geek.  However, […]

(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 […]

SFW in the City II: Sci-Fi Fantasy Warriors!

by Peter Ray Allisonon 07/02/2018
Following the rip-roaring launch of Sci-Fi in the City last year (reviewed here), its second coming will arrive at Sheffield’s O2 Academy on the first weekend of October 2018 (Earth Time), with a special pre-party on Friday 5th. This year it is reborn as SFW in the City II: Sci-Fi Fantasy Warriors! The headlining guests […]

Cosplay from SFW in the City

by Peter Ray Allisonon 16/10/2017
One of the highlights of Sci Fi Weekender in the City 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 fantastic […]

Sci-Fi Weekender in the City 2017

by Peter Ray Allisonon 12/10/2017
Sci-Fi Weekender (SFW), the largest science-fiction festival in Europe and only event of its kind in the UK, launched its new satellite event last weeked in Sheffield. Peter Ray Allison investigates.

SFW in the City announce more guests

by Peter Ray Allisonon 26/06/2017
There is only four months to go before Science and Fantasy Warriors (SFW) in the City touches down at the O2 Academy in Sheffield, bringing the biggest science fiction, fantasy and horror spectacular to grace the steel city. Already announced as headline guests were Sylvester McCoy, James Cosmo, Nick Kellington and Stanislav Ianevski.  Three more […]

Sci Fi & Fantasy Weekender 9 is Go!

by Peter Ray Allisonon 11/06/2017
SFW is Europe’s largest sci-fi festival, which had over 6,000 sci-fi fans partying hard into the night in March this year. Next year is going to be bigger.