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Sci-Fi Weekender X: Part 1

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

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.

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 […]

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 Weekender In The City will be landing next year

by Peter Ray Allisonon 29/11/2016
For eight years, the annual Sci-Fi & Fantasy Weekender has delivered a packed weekend of entertainment, guests, films and partying (reviewed here). Now they are turning metropolitan and bringing their sci-fi festival to Sheffield, the City of Steel, for Sci-Fi Weekender in the City. All the fun, fandom, and vibrant experience of the legendary Weekender […]

Film and Comic Con Sheffield

by Peter Ray Allisonon 22/08/2015
Geek Pride's Peter Ray Allison heads off to Film and Comic Con Sheffield for a convention that is quickly gain a reputation for excellence.

WOSCON 2015

by GuruMelon 06/08/2015
This weekend World of Superheroes brought WOSCON to Sheffield Students Union. Billed as “A new breed of comic con”, WOSCON is hoping to be the ultimate ‘by the fans, for the fans’ convention. Sheffield is a slightly strange choice, as there is already MCM Sheffield, Doncaster Con, and the Manchester Cons all easily accessible, though […]

Sheffield Film and Comic Con

by Peter Ray Allisonon 13/06/2015
With the line-up being announced, Peter Ray Allison explains why people need to go to the Sheffield Film and Comic Con, lamenting how he missed it last year.

2.8 Hours Later

by GuruMelon 18/09/2014
Last night it finally happened; the zombie hordes rose up and stormed the city. Well, a big chunk of Sheffield at least. 2.8 Hours Later, billed as the city-wide zombie chase game, hosted their first ever event in Sheffield, with hundreds of participants braving the zombie horde to retrieve supplies from the infested city. It […]