South Yorkshire film and comic convention

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Sheffield Film & Comic Con is a new show which is set to take over the Motorpoint Arena on Saturday and Sunday August 30-31.

The event will bring the stars from TV, film and comics as well as a whole host of fun activities including photo shoots, panels, autograph sessions and hundreds of stalls full of TV and film memorabilia to browse all in one place.

The event will feature Cosplay - where costumes can be displayed on stage with a chance to win prizes; a comic zone where you can meet comic writers & artistes, comic creation master classes & buy that rare edition; artiste alley were amateur comic & manga artists to chill out, draw and meet other artists; The Video Game Zone will host both modern & retro gaming with many casual-play and full-scale tournaments throughout the day; Browse hundreds of stalls selling collectable movie merchandise, costumes and toys; there will be a large number of free guest talks and several paid for premium guest talks over the weekend.

Stars already lined up to appear in the inaugural Sheffield Film & Comic Con include; Kristianna Locken from Terminator 3, Eve Myles from Torchwood (pictured), Dirk Benedict from Battlestar Galactica and The A-Team, Virginia Hey from Farscape and Mad Max 2, Amrita Acharia from Game of Thrones TV Series, Chris Barrie & Craig Charles from Red Dwarf, Jeremy Bulloch from Star Wars, Paul Blake from Star Wars and a whole host of Doctor Who stars including Paul McCann, Sylvester McCoy, Louise Jameson, Bonnie Langford, Sophie Aldred, Mat Irvine, John Leeson & Terry Molloy. Also on display will be Michael Knight’s Kitt car from Knight Rider and the Van from the A-Team with many more to be announced over the coming weeks.

Tickets for Sheffield Film & Comic Con are now on sale priced £3.30-£16.50 including booking fee, phone on 0114 256 56 56 or visit www.motorpointarenasheffield.co.uk.