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Join the Games Character Parade in London!

London Games Festival returns this year between the 5th - 15th April, and with it their Games Character Parade!

The parade is being held on Saturday 14 April, check out the event and register if you have a games costume ready to show off!

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Site update: Comment Replies

Evening all, mini update this evening! On your dashboard, in addition to comments left on your costumes, you will now be able to also see any replies to comments you've left on other people's costumes. (Please note this will only start showing replies left after tonight's release.)

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Weekly Costume Showcase

Ancient Egyptian Assassin from Assassin's Creed


Each week we highlight a fantastic costume that has been nominated by the community. Check out their profile and give them some love!

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Upcoming Events

Southport Comic Con 2018 - Southport (24th February)

GEEKS South Lincs Comic-Con 2018 - Spalding (24th February)

Em-Con Burton 2018 - Burton-on-Trent (25th February)

Digi-Con 2018 - Doncaster (25th February)

YCC Mini Con - Sheffield (3rd March)

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MCM London Comic Con October 2018


26th October 2018


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