WYNTERCON IS COMING…!

wyntercon2015-collage-new.jpeg

Wyntercon is the premier multi-genre event on the South Coast of England. Now in it’s second year, boasting a bewildering array of attractions, events and fun for the whole family. If you’re into science-fiction, comics, steampunk, role-playing games, cosplay, classic horror or anything a bit out of this world, then there will be something for you!

Returning to the Winter Garden, in the heart of Eastbourne, this year’s convention takes place from 31st October to 1st November 2015 and is definitely THE place to be this Halloween!

Special guests include horror stars Caroline Munro (Dracula AD 1972, Maniac, I Don’t Want to be Born) and Emily Booth (The Horror Channel, Evil Aliens, Doghouse) alongside Farscape‘s Virginia Hey, Doctor Who‘s Terry Molloy, Red Dwarf‘s Norman Lovett, Space:1999 and Star Wars actress Pam Rose and many more!

Special attractions include the Classic Horror Zone sponsored by Space Monsters, Cosmo’s Toys and Shocker Magazine; Tim Burton’s Batmobile; the Iron Throne from Game of Thrones and the ED-209 robot from Robocop!

You will also find tons of comic book artists; more special guests (including publisher Dez Skinn and author Robert Rankin); a myriad of merchandise stalls; interactive and creative events for the kids; Cosplay Competitions and much more!

In the evenings there are separate events – The Retro Alien Invasion Cabaret on Friday 30th October and The Wyntercon Halloween Party on Saturday 31st October hosted by Horror Host and actress Bunny Galore – so dress to impress!

For tickets or more information just head to the Official WynterCon Websitewww.wyntercon.com

Wyntercon-art

shocker-ad

wyntercon2

Cover SM8 final draft

IT’S SCI-FI, HORROR AND GEEK MADNESS! “GEEK CENTRAL” IS NOW TWICE THE SIZE!

sunday-13th-Sept-GeekCentral-blue

Join Space Monsters magazine at the biggest GEEK CENTRAL in Brighton yet! Two floors of games, merchandise, cosplay, comics, sci-fi, horror magazines and tons more geekery freakery so come along for the day Sunday 13th September 10am – 4pm at Komedia Brighton, 44 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN!

Here’s a message from those awesome GEEK CENTRAL guys and gals –

 “So we’re approaching our 6th Edition and we’re stepping things up a little. We’ve grown  steadily over the last year and we’re ready for the next step… So in September Geek Central is expanding on to two floors. We’ll Still have the same games, traders, retro, cosplay, artists and nonsense but now we’re going to be adding another floor with a HUGE DOCTOR WHO photo experience… now’s your chance to get in the scene with a full size Tardis, K9 and even a Dalek or two……Entry will remain at £2”
 komedia brighton

Dalek-invasion-Newcastle

 

A SPECTACULAR SUMMER SCI-FI EVENT FROM THE “GEEK CENTRAL” CREW!

collageJune2015

Join in the sci-fi, fantasy, monster and gaming fun this Saturday 6th June 2015 with the Geek Central crew at Brighton Komedia from 10am – 4pm. It’s a great day out for all the family; tickets are just £2 on the door – and kids under 5 get in for FREE!

Check out the GEEK CENTRAL website for more info and upcoming events!

FEATURING:
Live on stage the wonderful J pop idols The Wish Sisters performing at 1pm and 3pm!
wish-sisters-1
In collaboration with icosplay Geek Central present their 2nd Cosplay competition. Prizes for best Male and Female, junior and adult. Simply register with the Icosplay stand to enter!
On the main stage Giant Screen Retro games with Tokyo Jam.
GAMING…

Riddler’s Games present a fully sanctioned Yu Gi Oh tournament – Summer of Fate. Tournament begins at 11am sharp Fully sanctioned with prizes from Konami.
Oligarchy – Fresh from the UK Games Expo Brighton’s own Collectible Card games is nearly ready for it’s Crowd funding debut come and see if you’d be a backer.
Axel and Tann’s Dice Saloon – will be spreading the good word and getting you into Super Dungeon Explorer with demos all day

Blood Bowl – We’ll have two pitches on hand all day bring a team and get involved..

Brighton Board Game Cafe – will be sharing the best in board games all day.

Lords of War – Worthing Based Blackbox games will be demoing Lords of War, their Kickstarter smashing Collectible Card Game.

Conquest presents a very special Magic the Gathering Modern Masters 2 draft. Starts at 11am

TRADERS:

Lush Little Things – present hand made geek chicery
Another Earth Collectibles – present the very best in collectibles from Funk pops to Star Wars toys.
Comics By Lorne – all your favourite Comics figures and Graphic Novels
Cogs and Claws – Cards and Art and Graphic novels from the Amazing Cogs and Claws stable

Bob Molesworth – Art and prints from the iconic Star Wars and Mutant Ninja Turtle Artist

Going Turbo – Anime heaven

GCHQ – Figures pops, cosplay accessories and all thing Geek

Wheel of Fortune – Gaming retro games, consoles and accessories.

Space Monsters Magazine – get something awesome to read from this amazing Brighton publisher – horror movie magazines old and new and special Boris the Vampire Space Bat collectibles!

Gaming Books and Dice – present X wing and Zombiecide and other goodies…

Magic by Simon – Magic The Gathering goodies (and baddies)

Ninth Circle – Books and Games and game books

 Boris and Dani ad4

komedia brighton

Cosplay competition march 2015

SCI-FI! COMICS! ROLEPLAY! MEMORABILIA! YES, “GEEK CENTRAL” IS RETURNING TO BRIGHTON!

xmas geek central collage

GEEK CENTRAL presents THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS  @ Brighton Komedia

Sunday December 14th, 10am – 4pm

After two successful events at the Komedia in Brighton, Geek Central is back with a cool selection of stalls, toys, comics, books, T-shirts, DVDs, role playing games, Pokemon and more…just in time for you to buy your last-minute Christmas gifts!

” T’was just ten days till Christmas and all round the Deathstar, not a creature was stirring not even a Bantha

While the rest of the world scrabbles for last minute ideas, rest assured we at Geek Central have the perfect ideas for all the geeks in your life.  We know what they want for Christmas… We felt their presents…

Comics, figures, rpg, board games, tabletop, strategy, retro, plus geek chic fashion arena…

In addition to the swaps, trades, and stalls there will be the chance to get your hands dirty as we invite you to try new games or just have some casual matches with friends, and for the really brave we’ve set up some proper tournaments with real prizes…

From Yugio to War-hammer from AD&D to Call of Cthulu… Learn to play X wing or win spot prizes for Yu Gi Oh and Magic The Gathering! “

 CHECK OUT THE GEEK CENTRAL WEBSITE FOR NEWS OF FORTHCOMING EVENTS IN BRIGHTON AND BEYOND!

xmas creature from the black lagoon

komedia brighton map

collage spacemonsters monstermag caroline

marvel-comics-retro-collage-poster

JOIN US AT “GEEK CENTRAL” – A FUN NEW EVENT IN BRIGHTON FOR FANS OF SCI-FI, HORROR, COMIX AND ALL THINGS GEEK CHIC!

collage geek central

Geek Central is exactly what it says on the unopened limited edition collectors tin; part car boot sale, part Goblin market this soon-to-be Brighton tradition is the best way to relive your childhood or just make a few quid selling it on to a new generation.

If you’re into comics, figures, RPG, board games, table top, strategy, sci-fi, retro and all things geek chic then come along to the first of many regular Geek Central events on Saturday 30th August from 10am – 3pm at the Brighton Komedia – all for only £2.00!

In addition to the swaps, trades, and stalls there will be the chance to get your hands dirty as you’re invited to try new games or just have some casual matches with friends, and for the really brave the Geek Central crew have set up some proper tournaments with real prizes…

From Yugio to War-hammer from AD&D to Call of Cthulhu…learn to play X Wing or be crowned king of Commander, Geek Central is a gathering of the clans, from fanboys to geek girls and everyone in-between.

Not only that but horror host Cyberschizoid will be there selling issues of Space Monsters, Monster Mag and other yummy collectibles! See you there!

For more information check out the Geek Central Facebook Page or email gordonvader@hotmail.co.uk

Dukes-at-Komedia

star-wars-millenium falcon crew

geek central banner

collage space monsters 1 - 5

superman vs wonderwoman comic

MONSTERS, ALIENS AND SUPERHEROES PREPARE TO INVADE EASTBOURNE!

collage Wyntercon 3

The sleepy seaside resort town of Eastbourne on Britain’s south coast is preparing for an invasion; an invasion of horror movie stars, Doctor Who monsters, superhero cosplayers, comic book artists, celebrity guests, cult movie screenings and an army of genre fans, geeks and geekesses! They will all be heading to Eastbourne to take part in Wyntercon 2014, a massive multi-genre convention which encompasses horror, sci-fi, fantasy, superheroes, comics and more over three days from Friday 31st October – Sunday 2nd November.

As well as all the merchandise stalls, panels, celebrity signings, Laser Quest and cosplay taking place during the daytime, there are some pretty awesome events happening on Friday and Saturday evenings as Wyntercon takes over the whole town! On Friday night you won’t want to miss the Halloween Masquerade Ball on Eastbourne Pier! Saturday evening Wyntercon takes over the entire three-screen independent Curzon Cinema with a slew of cult movie screenings including Blade Runner, Dark Crystal, classic horror and brand new sci-fi shocker Hungerford! There will also be an alternative music night featuring live bands and DJ and free entry to the local TJ’s Nightclub!

Special guests over the three days include Francoise Pascal, Dani Thompson, Cyberschizoid, Dez Skinn, Titan Defender Pushka, Virginia Hey, Fragments of Fear, Space Monsters Magazine, Billy Chainsaw, Jason Wright, Jonathan Glendening and tons more from the worlds of film, television, comics, special effects, books, artists and publishing!

If you’re a trader and would like to book a stall at this prestigious genre event just follow this LINK.

Follow @WynterCon on TWITTER.

Like Wyntercon on FACEBOOK.

BUY TICKETS HERE!

ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE:

Comic Book Zone run by some of the best artists in the UK

Classic horror and cult movie zone

Table Top & RPG Gaming Zone

My3DTwin – get a 3D model of yourself at the convention

Charity Auction

Art Exhibitions from our artists in residence

Laser Quest Arena in The Madness Zone

Resident SFX Make-Up Artists from Silent Studios & Costumers

Green Screen & Portrait Photographic Booths

WynterCon Ball & Best in Show Cos-play Competitions

UK’s largest certified collection of Blade Runner props and memorabilia

collage DaniT

collage fragmentsoffear color filters

DaniPushka Grafitti

daleks

collage Wyntercon 4