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New Feature: Chatter

While we're not bringing back the forums, we have listened to you - we've created a simple way of you guys to chat, ask questions and plan cosplay groups for events. Please read the guidelines before posting, then have fun!

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Hibanacon Returns!

We're super excited to hear that Hibanacon is running again in 2018! Back again at Jury's Inn in Milton Keynes between the 2nd and 4th November, they promise to bring a weekend full of games, panels, live acts and parties. Registration is open now so grab your tickets!

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Weekly Costume Showcase

Eclair from Kiddy Grade


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?
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Welcome to chatter
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Upcoming Events

Kaizoku Con 2018 - Cork (23rd March)

CosXPo 2018 - Reading (24th March)

Medway Comic and Screen Festival 2018 - Gillingham (24th March)

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Hibanacon 2018

Milton Keynes

2nd November 2018


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