Beam Me Up Scotty!
Last year was the first Sheffield Film & Comic Con and after a great response it is returning again this August bigger and better!
Taking place at Sheffield Arena Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August 2015, the weekend will feature starts from TV, Film and Comics including; Robert Englund the original and iconic Freddy Kruger in Nightmare on Elm Street, Kenny Baker and Billy Dee Williams from Star Wars. Torchwood and Doctor Who stars Gareth David Lloyd, Nicola Bryant, John Leven, Peter Purvers and the sixth incarnation Colin Baker.
To celebrate Back to the Future’s 20 year anniversary there will be the iconic DeLorean Time Machine and special photo shoots with the 1985 and 1955 clock tower. You can also take a seat in the Iron Throne from the hugely popular TV show and franchise Game of Thrones. Come dressed as your favourite TV, film and comic characters as the event also features Cosplay. There will be a chance to win prizes for the best Cosplay outfits.
If you are also a budding comic book creator, this is your chance to get your work show with comic creation master classes and where you can meet some iconic comic and manga artists. You can also visit the artiste alley where you can relax and draw wherever your muses take you. The Video Game Zone hosts both modern and retro gaming with many casual-play and full-scale tournaments throughout the day.
The weekend promises to be a film and TV extravaganza with hundreds of stalls selling collectable movie merchandise, costume and toys; there are a large number of free guest talks and several paid for premium talks over the weekend.
Standard entry tickets priced £4.40 for children and £8.80 for adults, including booking fee, with a limited number of early entry tickets priced £16.50, also including booking fee are available on 0114 256 5656 or online at www.sheffieldarena.co.uk