London Film & Comic Con July 2017

Event Report by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


London’s biggest con is back and bigger than ever. There were stalls galore, the original 66 Batmobile flanked by the Bat boat and bike (a bittersweet reminder the late great Adam West was due to attend), a cosplay stage and talks both paid and unpaid throughout the 3 days of the event ran by Showmasters and held once again at London Olympia on 28th – 30th July 2017.

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“Meeting our heroes really can turn us all into children in the best possible way.”

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HorrorConUK returns for 2017!

HorrorConUK is set to host its third convention in as many years on 13th and 14th May with over 4000 people expected to attend and a host of special horror guests.

Guests announced include John Jarrett from the Wolf Creek film and TV franchise; Sid Haig – best known for his role as killer clown Captain Spaulding in The Devils Rejects; Cassandra Peterson – AKA Elvira Mistress of the Dark; Thom Mathews from Friday the 13th Part VI ; Linda Hayden of Blood on Satan’s Claw as well as genre illustrator Graham HumphreysImage may contain: night Continue reading

Film & Comic Con Cardiff March 2017

Once again we attended this event as ‘Official Press’ thanks to Showmasters !!!!

Held at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena the home of South Wales geekery – during the 4th & 5th of March 2017.


img_0253Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

  • Indira Varma (Game of Thrones, Torchwood)
  • Clive Russel (Game of Thrones)
  • Jimmy Vee (Star Wars, Doctor Who)
  • Dave Prowse (Star Wars)
  • Alistair Petrie (Star Wars, Sherlock)
  • Teri McMinn (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
  • John Dugan (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
  • Katy Manning (Doctor Who)
  • Matthew Waterhouse (Doctor Who
    And many more!

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Film & Comic Con Cardiff – October 2016

‘Official Press’ thanks to Showmasters !!!!

Held at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena the home of South Wales geekery – during the 29th & 30th of October.


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Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

  • Clare Higgins (Hellraiser),
  • Tom Hopper (Black Sails),
  • Sophie Aldred (Doctor Who),
  • Paul Freeman (Raiders of the Lost Ark),
  • Kae Alexander (Game of Thrones),
  • Anna Shaffer (Class).

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Winners of the 25th British Academy Cymru Awards announced

This evening we were invited as press for the 25th annual British Academy Cymru Awards.

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The awards honour excellence in broadcasting and production within film and television in Wales and over the years have celebrated some of the greatest talent in Wales.

The ceremony was hosted once again by BBC Radio 1 presenter, Huw Stephens, at St David’s Hall, Cardiff, where presenters included BAFTA-winning actress Sian Phillips, Michael Palin and Torchwood star Eve Myles.


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Stars from Monty Python, Doctor Who and Torchwood attending Bafta Cymru Awards 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Wales, BAFTA Cymru, has today (26th September) revealed the names of some of the nominees, presenters and other special guest attendees for this Sunday’s British Academy Cymru Awards, which is taking place at the St David’s Hall in Cardiff, Wales on Sunday 2nd October.

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‘Regenerations’ Doctor Who event 2016

Offical Event ReportersLewis Mainwaring & Ben Gummery


The critically acclaimed Doctor Who convention ‘Regenerations‘ made it’s triumphant return this weekend after a three year hiatus !!!!

This years event took place at The Village Hotel in Swansea over the weekend of the 24/25th September 2016.
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Bafta Cymru Awards – 2016 Nominations announced.


The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in Wales, BAFTA Cymru, has announced today the nominations for the British Academy Cymru Awards. Continue reading

‘Regenerations’ Doctor Who event returns for 2016!!!!

 

The critically acclaimed Regenerations Doctor Who convention returns for 2016, and once again it’s planned to be very special!

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HorrorCon UK 2016

Event Reporters – Ben Gummery & Lewis Mainwaring


Held at the Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham on the 9th & 10th of July 2016.


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  • Doug Bradley (Hellraiser)
  • Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th Franchise)
  • David Naughton (An American Werewolf In London)
  • Linnea Quigley  (Return of the Living Dead)
  • Fennella Fielding (Carry on Screaming)

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