When and where is the event?

Our next show is on Saturday 2nd June, 2018, at the Mercure Holland House Hotel, Newport Road, Cardiff.

How can I buy a ticket?

The online ticket office for 2018 is now open via Eventbrite.

If you would like to join our Mailing List, you can sign up here.

As with previous events, no physical tickets will be sent out. Your Eventbrite email contains a mobile ticket or a printable ticket – this will act as  your proof of purchase – please bring it with you to the show.  If the ticket is not purchased by you, please bring an additional form of ID.

Can I still come if I don’t buy an online ticket?

Of course!! Tickets will be available on the door.

How can I enquire about an Exhibitor table?

Table bookings for 2018 are full!

If you would like to be added to the Waiting List,  drop us an email, with “Exhibitor Table query” in the Subject box.  A brief description and weblink to your work should be included.

We are happy to hear from:

  • independent and small press comic creators
  • independent and small press comic publishers
  • illustrators
  • comics/manga/anime related craftspeople
  • comics/manga/anime related traders

Can I cosplay?

Cosplay is 100% welcomed at Cardiff Expo & we want everyone to have as fun a time as possible, but we do have a few things that we’d like you to observe:
•Cosplay must be family-friendly
•No replica weapons can be brought into the Hall – this includes BB guns, paintball guns, replica crossbows, spray canisters, replica or actual weapons*.
•Costumes must have no sharp edges or hard pointy bits that could cause injury. Metal, wood and professionally constructed costumes are allowed, but they must have properly finished edges.
•We’re a very happy and relaxed convention, but if at any time during your stay with us you’re made to feel uncomfortable, or the actions of others are stopping you having fun, please let one of our team know

*We absolutely appreciate the time and effort that goes into producing your amazing cosplay but particularly following recent events, we have a duty of care to avoid the risk of alarming people on the street, and at the convention, that may not be familiar with the concept of cosplay.  The local police have also requested this.

Leaving realistic weapons at home is a respectful way to help those working to keep us safe.

Will there be a Cosplay Competition / Parade ?

There will be a Parade at the next show, and a Cosplay Competition – further info is available here 🙂


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