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Brace for impact! SFW XI announces their guest line-up

by Peter Ray Allisonon 01/03/2020
With only four months since their tenth anniversary, Sci-Fi Weekender proves that they are only going to get bigger and better with their next geek fest!

SFW-X: Sci-Fi Weekender 10 – Part 2

by Peter Ray Allisonon 09/11/2019
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 […]

Sci-Fi Weekender X: Part 1

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

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 […]