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The Autumn/Winter event season is beginning!

Article by Annette W (Mighty Odango) posted Friday 29th August 2014

If you're mourning the loss of sunny weather as we move into autumn, why not cheer yourself up by buying tickets for an upcoming event? There's plenty to choose from!

The Ayacon Cosplay Ball is next weekend, the 6th September. Get your glad rags on and party into the night! Tickets and information available HERE

Tickets for MCM SCOTLAND (6th-7th September) LONDON (24th-26th October) & BIRMINGHAM (22nd-23rd November) Comic Cons now on sale HERE . For Scotland, this includes General Entry tickets. These will go on sale for London & Birmingham closer to those shows.

The Hyper Japan Christmas Market takes place in London on the 14-16th November, and includes the UK World Cosplay Summit qualifiers on the Sunday. Tickets and information available HERE

Auchinawa also takes place on the 14th-16th November, up in Glasgow. It's just been announced that this will be the final Auchinawa, so grab your tickets to send it off with a bang! Tickets and information available HERE


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Next year's ECG UK representatives selected, WCS later this year!

Article by Annette W (Mighty Odango) posted Thursday 14th August 2014

With this year's ECG and WCS competitions out of the way, it's time to take a look at who's representing us at next year's European Cosplay Gathering! Last month, at Hyper Japan, the judges selected Nomes and Altria for the group qualifier in their Lord of Vermillion costumes, and Shirak as the solo entry for her Lydia from Beetlejuice.

The WCS UK representatives will be selected at the Hyper Japan Christmas Market held in November, so get planning!


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