Posts Tagged ‘london’

FUCK CANCER 2018 London

by Laura Bensonon 01/07/2018
At 6pm on the 25th of May, The CW Arrow megastar Stephen Amell hosted the 2nd London based fundraiser for his charity of choice and patronage, Fuck Cancer (www.letsfcancer). Like the previous event held a year ago, the venue was a prestigious London nightclub called the Piccadilly Institute, located in the very heart of Piccadilly […]

Transformers Spotted in London

by Matt Gearyon 28/06/2017
In celebration of Transformers: The Last Knight hitting the big screen last week we were sent a load of great pictures by artist and photographer Darryl Jones capturing the film’s most iconic characters in street scenes around the Capital. Check out the story and photos below: The motley crew of Transformers figurines including new favourite Sqweeks, […]

Star Wars Identities at The O2

by joshkingofgeekson 02/01/2017
“the force is strong in my family. My father had it, I have it, my sister has it, you have that power too.” Recently we were invited to a special viewing of the new Star Wars Identities Exhibition at the O2 and so with anticipation, loaded up my YT-1300 freighter, did my calculations and headed […]

London Comic Con 2016 from the eyes of a con-newbie

by KadambariTellsTaleson 13/11/2016
Let me start off my confessing that I have been to a comic con before but it was an extremely new one where manga and geek items were overshadowed by Archie comics and funky designer items. I knew MCM London would be different but I wasn’t prepared for how much…. First off, in my experience, Cosplay […]

MCM Comic Con London 2016

by Daniel Delargyon 13/11/2016
Another year, another convention. The weekend rolls around, the weather is sunshine with the occasional cloud, and there is a hum of excitement in the air. Nervous cosplayers wander around the train station as they are directed and redirected to the appropriate trains, all cramming in with their gear and clutching nervously to wallets which […]

Rooftop Retro: Lost Format Society

by Andrew Corbanon 29/04/2016
What can you do on top of an NCP in Croydon on a Wednesday? Enjoy an evening of drinks, food and a good movie of course! The Lost Format Society is a rooftop bar and cinema located in Croydon town centre it is not only a cinematic experience but also doubles as a night out […]

New Board Game Cafe Opening in London

by Bevan Clatworthyon 25/07/2014
If there was any evidence for the growing culture of board games beyond Monopoly, this is it. Recently covered in the Guardian (follow this link for the original article) Draughts will be a licensed board game cafe, a venture from former sound engineer Toby Hamand. Soon to be opening in Hackney, London, Toby hopes to […]

May MCM ;- Costumes, craziness and ever persistent queueing!

by TinkerTonkson 03/06/2014
With the con-season now officially in full swing, last weekend saw the return of MCM London’s Comic Con over at the Excel Exhibition centre. As always it was a colourful mix of kooky characters, creative costumes and like minded individuals! Naturally, we folk over at Geek Pride were first in line to experience this wonderful […]

Whats on at May MCM London 2014

by Matt Gearyon 19/05/2014
  Well its only 4 more sleeps until the extravaganza that is May MCM London (lets hope the weather holds out!) and yours truely will be there, laden with Camera equipment, taking photos, interviewing people and, as is tradition, getting seriously drunk in the Fox! Below is a press release I received from MCM, listing […]

Olivier Awards 2014

by TinkerTonkson 21/04/2014
Always eager to spread a little love to the cultured masses, this time last week I set off for London to attend the ever illustrious Olivier Awards 2014. I’ve been trying to get a theatre column on Geek Pride up off the ground for months now, and what better way to kick it off, than […]