CamCon returns to Cambridge in August

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Following the success of last year’s event, the CamCon team have announced that a third one day convention celebrating all things geeky will be held once again at the Junction in Cambridge on 30th August 2014 – and the guest line up includes Doctor Who Adventures artist John Ross.

CamCon is Cambridge’s premier multi-genre convention, spanning anime, sci-fi, comics, movies and gaming and is the only convention of its kind in the East Anglia region. This year’s guests include Zoe Burgess, Himezawa, John Ross, Glenn Dakin, Alan Cowsill, ObabScribbler, Reverb Brony, DeadlyReg, Niche Comics, Ushio Comics, and many more!

During the day, there will be a variety of panels and workshops, a cosplay masquerade, comic industry talks, a maid café, a dealer’s room, live action role play, and much, much more, culminating in the biggest evening show yet, featuring a series of acts showcasing the best local talent. This will include a tantalising performance by Coeur De Plume, live bands such as The Scissors, Bouquet of Dead Crows, Von Nitros, All We Earthlings, Gossip Wolf and The Fox and will be rounded off with an epic club night hosted by Psychocandy.

In addition, their gaming arena hosted by Game will be back, once again with exciting previews and prizes.

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The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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