This summers London Film and Comic Con (LFCC) has been postponed, organisers announced today 04/06/20 – due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The 16th installment of the annual summer event, which typically attracts over 100,000 people, was set to take place at the London Olympia during the weekend of 24th – 26th July 2020.
This event which brings attendees some of their favourite stars from TV, Film and Comics would of included Robbie Coltrane (Rubeus Hagrid from the Harry Potter film series) in his first ever convention appearance.
Showmasters Events released an official statement on their Facebook today:
London Film and Comic Con will now take place on 20th to 22nd November 2020.
Tickets for London Film and Comic will be automatically transferred to the new November date. YALC will also be moved, but to our July 2021 London Film and Comic Con ( 23rd to 25th July 2021), and all tickets for that will also be transferred to its new date. If you cannot attend the new dates then a digital credit voucher will be issued upon request. This voucher will be good to use for any future Showmasters events up until the day after July 2021 London Film and Comic Con, (26th July 2021). At that point, should you have not used your voucher, upon request you will get a full refund.
Changes to the guest announcements can all be found on the Facebook post above.
Olympia has been transformed into a food bank distribution centre during the coronavirus outbreak.