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WCS and ICL qualifiers: entries are open!

Thinking of trying out for the international competitions of World Cosplay Summit or International Cosplay League? Entries are now open for the UK qualifiers for both, being held at MCM London Comic Con in May.

Find out more details and register here

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Portsmouth Comic Con - competition open

Submissions for Portsmouth Comic Con's Cosplay Competitions are now open!

Find all details, rules and the entry form for the competitions here, and make sure you get your entry in before the 3rd April. Good luck!

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Recent Progress Journals

Shirt and Wrist Band


Finally got round to putting together training kit Eli. It's a bit rough but I'm mostly planning this cosplay for meets so for now I'm happy with it.


White Tigress

Small update but it arrived in the post today.

Belt buckle


made the belt buckle for malon today gonna need fix it to the belt but at least its made now



earrings done was not sure how they would turn out and was worried they would be really heavy but they are pretty light. i may do a little more to them like add something to make them shiny but apart from that they are all done!


Weekly Costume Showcase

Urdnot Wrex from Mass Effect


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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Cosplays for Amecon?
Started by CrystalNeko (updated 20th April 2018)
Amecon 2018 12
Cosplay happiness chat
Started by White Tigress (updated 17th April 2018) 3
Circle Lenses
Started by ObscuraOwl (updated 12th April 2018) 3
Welcome to chatter
Started by Delusional (updated 19th March 2018) 0


Upcoming Events

Wales Comic Con 2018 - Wrexham (21st April)

Film and Comic Con Belfast 2018 - Belfast (21st April)

Oxcon III 2018 - Oxford (21st April)

Sci-Fi Scarborough 2018 - Scarborough (21st April)

Birmingham Comic Con 2018 - Birmingham (28th April)

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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.

Dorset Comicon and Gaming Festival 2019


24th March 2019


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  • 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.
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