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Vworp announces Day of the First Doctor event in Manchester

Vworp – an independent celebration of Doctor Who – is hosting Day of the First Doctor on Sunday 25th November 2018, at The Bread Shed in Manchester An entire day focused on the William Hartnell era of the show, expect a day of special guests, panels, screenings, art and fun that you have come toContinue reading Vworp announces Day of the First Doctor event in Manchester

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Comic Connections? The Hotspur Press, Manchester… no, sadly not

I’m sure many people have seen the derelict Hotspur Press building on Gloucester Street from the train as they travel through Manchester (or perhaps on their way to the Anthony Burgess Foundation, just around the corner) and wondered if there’s any connection with DC Thomson’s long-running, now defunct adventure comic title. (First published between 1933Continue reading Comic Connections? The Hotspur Press, Manchester… no, sadly not

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It’s Grimm Up North! Manchester’s Grimmfest offers cult classics and scary shorts

Grimmfest 2017, Manchester’s film festival of new and classic horror, cult, fantasy and sci-fi movies, returns this week (5th – 8th October 2017) at the Vue Printworks. The festival will feature world premieres, cult classics and eclectic film shorts and the line-up includes the world premiere of the unique Borley Rectory, a tale of a Victorian houseContinue reading It’s Grimm Up North! Manchester’s Grimmfest offers cult classics and scary shorts

William Shatner in Manchester in December

See Star Trek star William Shatner at For the Love of Sci-Fi convention this December 2nd-3rd B.E.C Arena Manchester.  William, who played Captain Kirk, will appear for a live Q&A with fans on the Sunday which is included in your general admission ticket. You can also buy his autograph and photograph seperately on either SaturdayContinue reading William Shatner in Manchester in December

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Pre-Christmas Comics Goodness planned in Manchester at For the Love of Sci-Fi event

Featuring guests from comics, movies and TV, For the Love of Sci-Fi is a two-day event taking place at Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester on 3rd – 4th December 2016. Comics guests announced so far are Mike Collins, Carlos Ezquerra, Simon Furman, Diego Galindo, Kev Hopgood, Staz Johnson, Mike McKone, Sergio Mora, Nika Nartova, Nigel Parkinson, Ian Richardson, Geoff Senior, William Simpson, Lee Sullivan, Nacho Tenorio and John Wagner. The media guests announced willContinue reading Pre-Christmas Comics Goodness planned in Manchester at For the Love of Sci-Fi event