UK & Ireland 2016

The following is as complete a list as possible of all the comic conventions in the UK and Ireland for 2016. If you know of a convention we have not listed, please let us know.


Akumakon – 22-24th January
Áras na Mac Léinn, Distillery Road, Galway, Ireland


AniManga POP! – 6th February
Holiday inn, Plymouth

True Believers Comic Festival – 6th February
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham

London Anime and Gaming Con – 6th-7th February
London Metropolitan University, London, N7 8DB

MCM Midlands Comic Con – 13th February
Telford International Centre, St Quentin Gate, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4JH

Game Expo East Kent (GEEK) – 19th-20th February
TBA, Margate, CT9 1HX

London Super Comic Con – 20th-21st February
Excel Centre, London

Digi-Con – 21st February
Doncaster Deaf College, Doncaster

London Film and Comic Con – 27th-28th February
Olympia, London

Capital Sci-fi Con – 27th-28th February
Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh


Kaizokucon – 4th-6th March
University College, Cork, Ireland

Minami Con – 4th-6th March
Novotel Hotel, Southampton

Cardiff Film and Comic Con – 5th-6th March
Motorpoint Arena, Mary Anne Street, Cardiff

Ox Con – 5th-6th March
The Examination Schools, 75 High St, Oxford

Dunfermline Comic Con – 5th March
8 Maygate, Dunfermline, Fife

Bournemouth Film and Comic Con – 12th-13th March
Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth

MCM Liverpool – 12th-13th March
Exhibition Centre, Liverpool

Medway Comic and Screen Festival – 19th March
Medway Park, Gillingham, Kent

Newcastle Film and Comic Con – 19th-20th March
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

MCM Birmingham Comic Con – 19th-20th March
Birmingham NEC

Sci-Fi Weekender – 17th-20th March
Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales


Kitacon Karnival – 1st-3rd April
Birmingham Hilton Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1PP

Edinburgh Comic Con – 2nd-3rd April
EICC, The Exchange, 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh

SciFi Scarborough – 9th-10th April
The Spa Complex, Scarborough

Dee-Con – 9th April
Dundee University Union, Dundee, Scotland

Stoke CON Trent – 17th April
LRV, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Birmingham Comics Festival – 23rd April
Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham

Edencon – 23rd April
University Of Cumbria, Brampton Road Campus

Granite City Comic Con – 29th April – 2nd May
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Aberdeen

EM-Con – 30th April – 1st May
Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham


Planet Folkestone – 7th May
The Folkestone Academy, Academy Lane, Folkestone

Manchester Film and Comic Con – 21st-22nd May
Event City, Manchester

Belfast Film and Comic Con – 14th-15th May
Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast

ConFuzzled – 27th-31st May
Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, Birmingham

MCM London Comic Con – 27-29th May
Excel Centre, London

ScreenCon – 28th May
The Parks Sports Centre, North Shields


Brighton Film and Comic Con – 4th-5th June
Brighton Centre, Brighton

Lancaster Comics Day – 5th June
Lancaster Library, Market Square, Lancaster

Yorkshire Cosplay Con – 11-12th June
Sheffield Arena, Broughton Ln, Sheffield

Sunnycon – 17th-19th June
St James Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne , NE1 4ST

Hull Comic Con – 18th June
Hull University Union, Cottingham Road, Kingston upon Hull

MCM Belfast Comic Con – 25th & 26th June
Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park, Sprucefield

Exeter Film and Comic Con – 25th-26th June
Westpoint Centre, Exeter

Glasgow Comics Festival – 28th June – 3rd July
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow


MCM Comic Con Ireland – 2nd-3rd July
RDS Ballsbridge Dublin

Glasgow Comic Con – 2nd-3rd July
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Bolton Film and Comic Con – 2nd-3rd July
USN Bolton Arena, Bolton

Hyper Japan – 15th-17th July
Kensington Olympia Grand, London.

London Film and Comic Con – 29th-31st July
Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London

MCM Comic Con Manchester – 30th-31st July
Manchester Central, Manchester


Bristol Comic Expo – 6th August
DoubleTree by Hilton, Redcliffe Way, Bristol

Dublin Comic Con – 6th-7th August
Convention Centre, Dublin

Nine World Geekfest – 12th-14th August
London (Venue TBC)

Sheffield Film and Comic Con – 13th-14th August
Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

Glasgow Film and Comic Com (formerly Collectormania) – 20th-21st August
Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Worcester Comic Con – 21st August
Worcester Arena

Brianverse (Melksham Comic Con) – 27th-28th August
Venue TBC


NICE – 3rd-4th September
Bedford Corn Exchange

ICE – The International Comics Expo – 10th September
7 Cannon Street, Birmingham

Kaoticon – 17th-18th September

MCM Scotland – 24th-25th September
SECC, Glasgow


WynterCon – 1st-2nd October
Winter Gardens, 14 Compton St, Eastbourne

NOR-CON – 8th October
Norfolk Showground Arena

Lakes International Comic Art Festival – 14th-16th October
Kendal (pretty much all of it)

York GeekFest – 15th-16th October
Exhibition Centre, University of York

Cardiff Film and Comic Con – 29th-30th October
Motorpoint Arena, Mary Anne Street, Cardiff


Thought Bubble – TBA

Newcastle Film and Comic Con – 12th-13th November
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle


No conventions so far. If you know of one, please let us know!