Posts Tagged ‘artists’

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 […]

MCM May 2016

by TinkerTonkson 14/06/2016
With a Summer of jam-packed conventions just around the corner, it seemed only fitting that long standing heavyweight, MCM London Comic Con kick off the festivities. Taking place on the weekend of May 27th-29th, it delivered another dose of geeky goodness to the masses as they descended upon London’s Excel Centre for a whole weekend […]

Sci-Fi Weekender – The Seventh Cycle

by Peter Ray Allisonon 11/02/2016
Now that the silly season is behind us, we can focus our attention on something far more important – namely the Sci-Fi Weekender. Less of a convention and more of a festival, the weekend event is one long geek party that celebrates the very best in science-fiction and fantasy. This year is no mistake, with […]

Geek Pride Lets its Inner Monster out at Demoncon9

by Farleighkinson 16/02/2015
It all started 4 and a half years ago in a coffee shop in Maidstone, Kent. Graham Beadle, a local comic shop owner and a group of artist friends decided to get together and hold a sketch day for a few people. 100 people came through the doors of the coffee shop that day, they […]

MancsterCon 2013 – Local talent wins again!

by Andrew Corbanon 05/08/2013
This weekend I was lucky enough to be invited along to MancsterCon. A new convention in its very first year of opening, with a focus on local artists and talent. MancsterCon was hosted in Madlab – a kooky little building in the heart of the Northern Quarter in Manchester. Madlab holds various seminars, meetings and […]

Wales Comic Con – 28th April 2013

by Hani Fearonon 31/03/2013
Next month sees the arrival of a fairly young event with rapidly increasing popularity, Wales Comic Con, on Sunday 28th April. The first event took place in June 2008, under the name North Wales Film Exhibition. Since then, events have been held annually and the convention is fast becoming  one of the biggest of it’s […]