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SURFACE DESIGN SHOW

DATES:

5th - 7th February

VENUE:

Business Design Centre, London.

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Surface Design Show will focus on Surface solutions in building design, delivering the cream of architects, designers and specifiers. A surface design has never been more vital to contemporary architecture and design. Rapid changes in society, technology and the environment are driving clients and specifiers to actively source more innovative products and solutions.

 

MCM COMIC CON BIRMINGHAM

DATES:

23rd - 24th March

VENUE:

NEC, Birmingham.

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Meet special guests from the world of TV and film, voice actors and more, while exploring the Comic Village packed with artists, writers and graphic novels; watch on-stage panels, play the latest games and check out the colourful costumes in the Cosplay Masquerade.

 

YORKSHIRE COSPLAY CON

DATES:

18th - 19th May

VENUE:

FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield.

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Yorkshire Cosplay Con is annually held in the Sheffield area and we are proud to say that we are Yorkshire’s favourite Anime, Comic Book, Cosplay, Sci-Fi and Video Gaming convention. This Sheffield convention has attracted hundreds of attendees each year and the convention continues to grow stronger each time.

Activities at the convention include a variety of contests, meeting new people, Mixture of Japanese/English Music, traders, Artists, Special Guests, workshops, card-gaming, trading, video gaming, karaoke, live entertainment and more!

 

CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK

DATES:

21st - 23rd May

VENUE:

Various

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Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world. To celebrate this rich and diverse community, Clerkenwell Design Week has created a showcase of leading UK and international brands and companies presented in a series of showroom events, exhibitions and special installations that take place across the area.

 

MCM COMIC CON LONDON

DATES:

24th - 26th May

VENUE:

EXCEL, London.

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The UK’s biggest pop culture event. Cosplayers, film geeks, and graphic novel fans gather under one colourful roof in to pledge their pop cultural allegiance. This year’s special guests, from big and small screen, include Cooper Andrews and Khary Payton (Walking Dead), Felicia Day (The Guild), Michael Biehn (Terminator) and duo Jackie Cruz and Taryn Manning (Orange is the New Black).

In addition to meeting persons of interest, you’ll also get to try out the newest (or upcoming) games on the market. And to go the extra geek-out mile, make sure to stop by the PopAsia area within MCM London Comic Con. It offers a fusion of Japanese & Asian Culture. You can take part in and experience many cultural aspects including music, food, fashion, anime and manga.

 

NEW DESIGNERS

DATES:

26th - 29th June & July 3rd - 6th

VENUE:

Business Design Centre, London.

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New Designers gathers more than 3,000 of the brightest and most radical new creative minds under one roof to launch the next generation of thinkers, makers and disruptors onto the UK design scene.

The exhibition is a two-week celebration of visionary design that sees students of 200+ creative courses unveiling never-before-seen work to thousands of industry professionals and design lovers.

 

MCM COMIC CON MANCHESTER

DATES:

27th - 28th July

VENUE:

Manchester Central.

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POW! The UK's BIGGEST Modern Pop-Culture events returns to Manchester. Enjoy a blockbuster weekend of geekery with special guests, TV, movies, comic books, cosplay & more. Kids go free!

 

INTERNATIONAL N GAUGE SHOW

DATES:

14th - 15th September

VENUE:

Warwickshire Event Centre.

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This dedicated show is now regarded as the show to attend if your passion is N Gauge modelling.

The 2018 show featured 29 layouts, 5 societies and 41 specialist suppliers who showcased their latest models and products.

 

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

DATES:

14th - 22nd September

VENUE:

Various

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London Design Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. It is a fantastic event which brings together designers from across the globe and demonstrates the capital’s position as a powerhouse for the creative industries. London is known for its creativity and continues to attract the best companies and talent from around the world.

 

100% DESIGN

DATES:

18th - 21st September

VENUE:

Olympia, London.

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First staged in 1994, 100% Design is the commercial cornerstone event of the London Design Festival. Attracting more than 27,000 visitors across 4 days, the show takes place at one of London's most iconic venues, Olympia London. Visitors to the award-winning show include architects, designers, specifiers, retailers, developers and more looking to source products for their latest projects as well as inspiring new design not seen anywhere else.

Featuring an unrivalled talks programme, bespoke installations and a curated selection of world-leading international brands, 100% Design is the dedicated meeting place for business and design in London.

 

MCM COMIC CON SCOTLAND

DATES:

28th - 29th September

VENUE:

SEC Glasgow.

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Scotland’s biggest pop culture show descended on Glasgow this weekend with a celebration of all things awesome and geeky.

Fans of comics, gaming, movies and cosplay united at MCM Scotland with special celebrity guests,  free live panels, exclusive Marvel merchandise and original work from local artists.

 

MIDLANDS MODEL ENGINEERING EXHIBITION

DATES:

17th - 20th October

VENUE:

Warwickshire Event Centre.

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THE Show for Model Engineers.

2019 marks the 42nd year of this highly regarded and successful exhibition.

As one of the biggest modelling exhibitions in both size, scope and duration, this is THE event for any modeller’s calendar.

The show features nearly 1000 models, demonstrations, and both indoor and outdoor displays.

 

INTERNATIONAL MODEL BOAT SHOW

DATES:

9th - 10th November

VENUE:

Warwickshire Event Centre.

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There was lots to see and do and thousands of visitors attended the event over the weekend. Visitors were treated to a packed hall with over 600 fantastic models from the 30 club and society displays.

The excellent and varied display of models from early warships to modern power boats and ships was complemented by action on the large boating pool. Specialist suppliers were also present offering visitors everything they could need for their builds.