Jul 24, 2015
MCM Comic Con Manchester 2015 Line-Up
The MCM Manchester Comic Con is coming up this weekend, it is being held at the Manchester Central and so we thought it might be a good idea to give you a run-down of what will be going on at MCM this weekend. Tickets to the event are now sold out and with so many fun events taking place it is easy to see why it is so popular.
The Comic Village is a great place for comic creators, artists, writers and fans to get together and meet in one location. People of all styles, mediums and levels are welcome. This year at Manchester there is an amazing line-up including 3rd Phase Studios, Adam Cadwell, Footloose Comics, Time Bomb Comics and many more. It is a great event and highly recommended for all comic fans.
A prominent feature of Comic Con is the dealer stalls which give members of the public the chance to buy the latest and best merchandise from the world of movies, anime, manga, TV, comics, trading cards, action figures and many, many more. Merchandise is from both the UK and abroad so you may get the chance to get your hands on some rare items. Whether you are looking for a new or old action figure or a rare trading card, you never know what you might find.
The final leg of the Hearthstone Fireside Cup Tour will be taking place this weekend at Comic Con Manchester, for the chance to win some great prizes provided by Corsair and the MCM Comic Con, as well as the chance of competing at Blizzcon 2015 get registering to enter now. All you need is your own Battle.net account and 3 Hearthstone classes unlocked. Your account must be on the European realms. You can sign up for this event online at MCM Comic Con’s website.
A whole range of special guests will be appearing at Manchester Comic Con this year including Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Colin Baker, Katrina Law, Karl Yune, Travis Van Winkle, Jocko Sims, Andrew Lee Potts and many more. There will also be the option of getting their autographs as well as a photo session.
Robots from the BBC smash hit TV show ‘Robot Wars’ will be battling it out live at Manchester Comic Con this weekend and you will get to experience the excitement live in a purpose made arena. This is an action packed event that is not to be missed as the roboteers fight to the death with their very own robots.
Cosplay and Masquerade
Why not come and join in the Cosplay and Masquerade where you get to show off your very own custom made costume of your favourite superhero, anime or videogame character and even perform in a skit or talent act. There will be costume judging and take part in the on-stage competitions. More people attend the MCM Comic Con in costume than any other event in the UK so you will be safe in the knowledge that you will not be alone.
Vidfest is the event where television meets the Internet and features YouTube, animations, Vlogging, web series, comedy sketches, livestreaming and more. This event is a celebration of all things online video and social and each year at Vidfest, some of the best and unique video and web series creators are invited to showcase their content in front of a large audience. This year, Vidfest is having its first outing in Manchester and it is guaranteed to be popular, so come and join them this weekend at MCM Comic Con.
With so much happening you are guaranteed to have a great time, so come down to the Manchester Central Convention Complex, located on Windmill Street in Manchester City Centre.