Bristol Comic Con and Gaming Festival returns this weekendPosted on: 14 Nov 2023
Once more taking over South Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium, this immensely popular, family-friendly event will be jam-packed with props, cosplay, gaming and vendors.
Bristol Comic Con and Gaming Festival runs at Ashton Gate Stadium between 10 AM and 4.30 PM on Sunday 19 November 2023.
With confirmed highlights including cosplay guests Valpowercosplay (Encanto cosplayer) and Spark Armoury Workshop, guest comic artist Nikesh Shukla (who wrote the recent Spider Man India series) and a range of props and photo ops featuring Stranger Things, Star Wars, Monsters Inc, S.H.I.E.L.D, Doctor Who and more.
Tickets for this exciting event can be purchased HERE.
Always a popular event, backdrops and photo ops including Master of the Universe’s Castle Grayskull, various anime backdrops, a Jurassic Park jeep and dinosaurs, a Stranger Things ‘Welcome to Hawkins’ sign, a Barbie photo op, a Buzz Lightyear box, a Star Wars Wampa photo op, a Yoda photo op.
There will also be a range of Star Wars props including Han Solo in Carbonite, a Bumblebee transformer, a The Walking Dead motorbike, a Pokemon Prop display, Angel Effects Costumers and, of course, the ever-popular Cosplay Zone with meets and a competition.
Bristol Comic Con have also organised various activities to keep attendees of all ages occupied; create something truly wonderful with the family-friendly potion making classes or brush up on your gaming skills with the Gaming4u Gaming Zone including VR and Mario Kart.
If that’s not enough, the event will also be welcoming four special celebrity guests; those currently booked are Sophie Hopkins of Doctor Who spin-off Class, actor and puppeteer Ross Mullan (AKA the White Walkers in Game of Thrones), serial Doctor Who monster actor Matthew Rohman, and Doctor Who fiction writer and actor Mickey Lewis.
Bristol Comic Con and Gaming Festival runs at Ashton Gate Stadium between 10 AM and 4.30 PM on Sunday 19 November 2023 with tickets available to purchase now, HERE.
Stan is a born and bred Bristolian, recently graduated from studying English Literature in Sheffield. His passions are music and literature and he spends the majority of his time in venues all over the city, immersing himself in Bristol’s alternative music scene. A lifelong Bristol City fan, Stan’s Saturdays are spent watching his team both home and away.