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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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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Review: Boxer (Short – 2015)

Review by Jay Kay

Boxer is Written and Directed by Toy Lei

“Boxer” is a short but anything but a sweet tale by one of the truly remarkable woman filmmakers in Toy Lei”


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GeekedFest convention returns to Newport for 2016!

GeekedFest Ltd has announced that the ‘GeekedFest’ event will be returning to Newport for the second year running on 6th & 7th August at the Newport Centre.

poster1GeekedFest’ is Newport’s own Film/TV & comic book convention and visitors can expect celebrity guests from the world of Film, TV & beyond who will be offering autographs and photo opportunities. There will also be many stalls selling all variety of comic books, memorabilia, toys & crafts as well as many Film/TV exhibits, gaming & cosplay zones and family-friendly activities. The event also hopes to raise money for several local charities. Continue reading

Comic Con Cymru 2016

imageSouth Wales newest film/TV & comic convention debuted at St Davids Hall, Cardiff on 16th & 17th January 2016.
The event filled most floors of the venue’s foyer with a variety of stalls selling comics, crafts & film/TV merchandise as well as exhibits, talks, celebrity guests, autographs, cosplay & photo sessions. Offering low entry fee’s the event was well attended both days by people of all ages.

Celebrity guests included Colin Baker (Doctor Who), Nicola Bryant (Doctor Who), Ian McNeice (Doc Martin), Gareth David-Lloyd (Torchwood), Norman Lovett (Red Dwarf), Arti Shah (Star Wars), Pam Rose (Star Wars), Virginia Hey (Farscape) and many more! Continue reading

GeekedFest 2015 – Report, Photos, Videos.

GeekedFest is a brand new Film & Comic convention in it’s first year which was held at the Newport Centre, South Wales on August 8th & 9th.GeekedFest

The idea came from some local comic book fans who wanted to see an event in their area and decided to make it happen; headed up by Shane Richard Jordan (owner of the nearby Sin City Comics in Cwmbran) & Chris Muscat.

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London Film & Comic Con 2015

Event Reporters – Ben Gummery & Lewis Mainwaring


This was our second time attending LFCC – Held at Olympia for the first time since moving from Earls Court last year.


Headline Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

  • Sigourney Weaver (Alien)
  • Michael J. Fox (Back to the Future)
  • Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future)
  • Hayley Atwell (Agent Carter)
  • Bill Paxton (Aliens)
  • Neve Campbell (Scream)

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GeekedFest!

GeekedFest is a brand new Film & Comic convention coming to the Newport Centre, South Wales on August 8th & 9th.GeekedFest

The idea came from some local comic book fans who wanted to see an event in their area and decided to make it happen; headed up by Shane Richard Jordan (owner of the nearby Sin City Comics in Cwmbran) & Chris Muscat.

You can expect the event to offer something for everyone with autographs and photo opportunities with the stars, Q+A sessions, cosplay activities, varied stalls and exhibits. Continue reading

Cardiff Film & Comic Con – Sunday 9th Nov ’14

Event Reporters – Ben Gummery & Lewis Mainwaring

This was our first ‘con’ as ‘Official Press’ thanks to Showmasters !!!!  This was our third overall convention (having attended CFCC ’13 & LFCC Summer ’14). Held at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena for the third time in a row.

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Guests that attended today’s event included:- Harry Melling (Harry Potter Film Franchise), Catrin Stewart (Doctor Who – Revived series), Finn Jones (Game of Thrones), Jeremy Bulloch (Star Wars Film Franchise) & Sylvester McCoy (Doctor Who – Classic series & The Hobbit Trilogy).
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