AyaCon Cosplay Update
Article by N J (Tak) posted Tuesday 21st July 2009
Heads up cosplayers - AyaCon cosplay event registrations are officially open!
This year AyaCon will be hosting a variety of cosplay events, panels and workshops. On Saturday evening cosplayers will have the chance to take to the stage of concert venue Butterworth Hall to strut their stuff in a catwalk Masquerade. If acting is more your thing then the Sunday Night Live show is open for skit submissions.
We are also asking you to submit photographs of your favourite costumes to be displayed at the convention in our Cosplay Showcase Gallery. You don't have to be attending AyaCon to join in and it isn't a competition, this is just a chance for all our members to show off their hard work and the costumes you are most proud of. See rules below
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Cosplay World Record Attempt
Article by N J (Tak) posted Monday 18th May 2009
Can you believe London MCM Expo is less than a week away. We hope you are all well on your way to completing your costumes and getting ready to strut your stuff next weekend.
For those of you cosplaying video game characters you might be interested in signing up to take part in breaking the Guiness World Record for 'The Most Video Game Costumes in One Place'. Below are more details.
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Now With Less Major Defects
Article by Richard Perrin (PerrinAshcroft) posted Friday 1st May 2009
Recently a bunch of you have been
complaining helpfully pointing out that you get a horrible "out of memory" error when trying to upload larger photos. Kat finally nagged me to the point where I caved and tracked it down, and it now seems to be fixed. Sorry for those of you who have been unable to upload photos because of this, and let us know if you're still having any problems.
I'd also like to welcome our new official Cosplay Island news editor Nia Jones (better known as Tak). She'll be trying to keep abreast of all the latest goings on in the UK cosplay scene and posting exciting news articles about them. Just for you guys.
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April Is Here
Article by N J (Tak) posted Tuesday 21st April 2009
Can you believe that the new con season is already in full swing, with events such as Minamicon, Memorabilia and Kitacon keeping you all frantically sewing there has been no end of new costumes emerging on the site.
But don't put those needles away quite yet as there are plenty of other events to look forward to. Below is a list of upcoming events and new additions to the site.
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Article by Amy Lou (Amy-Lou) posted Saturday 21st February 2009
Looking at the numbers already signed up we guess you're all aware of AyaCon opening registrations this week. We're certainly looking forward to the return of an old favourite and hope to see you all there.
But no need to sit around waiting for months, there are plenty of events in the meantime and those who travel the length of the country for your cosplay fix can stay closer to home this month with an event to the North, South and inbetween!
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Article by Kat B (Delusional) posted Thursday 25th December 2008
For once, a news post that isn't 3 months after the event! I'd like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very merry Christmas on behalf of all the Cosplay Island team.
We hope that you are all enjoying yourselves and are getting into the Christmas spirit (eating, drinking and falling asleep in front of the Queen's speech...) Did anyone receive any interesting cosplay related presents over the festive season?
So drink, eat and be merry! And what are you doing on here anyway - it's Christmas!
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