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Site update: Reference Images

As part of our ongoing site refresh, we've made the decision to stop allowing reference images. In a month's time we'll be deleting all historic reference images, so please take this opportunity save any if you don't have them backed up. We're aware not everyone will support this decision so please read on for our reasoning.

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Win free foam courtesy of Poly Props

Heading to CosXPo and love foam? Poly-Props Ltd are doing a free giveaway over on Facebook! Go and write your CosXPo plans on their post for the chance to win.
You can also tag a buddy to get some free foam if you're feeling like sharing the love!

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Weekly Costume Showcase

Hunter wearing Ludroth Armor from Monster Hunter


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

Hyper Japan Chrismas 2017 - London (24th November)

Walsall Geeky XMAS Market 2017 - Walsall (26th November)

Wales Comic Con Dec 2017 - Wrexham (2nd December)

For the Love of Sci-Fi 2017 - Manchester (2nd December)

Hull Comic Con Xmas Con and Party - Hull (2nd December)

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New Event Added

We've just added a new event to our calendar!
Add yourself to the event if you're going.

Hull Comic Con Xmas Con and Party


2nd December 2017


About Cosplay Island

Cosplay Island is a news, portfolio and resource site for UK cosplayers.

  • Cosplay News - Stay updated with all the latest news from the UK scene, from conventions and competitions to general interest articles.
  • Costume Portfolio - Join for free today, create your cosplay profile and share your photos with other cosplayers, or browse thousands of costumes by our members.
  • Event Directory - An extensive directory of UK cosplay events where you can find out info, add your costumes to their line up and see who else is attending!
  • Tutorials - Learn new techniques in our member-submitted tutorials.
  • Showcase - A community suggested focus on fantastic costumes that some of our members have made.

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