Southport Comic Con Sat 16th Sept 2017 @ Southport Convention Centre

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This September….. we are off to COMIC CON!

Yes! MakeItWorkShop CIC will be attending this years Southport Comic Con.

Get the date in your dairy  Saturday 16th September 2017 10am till 4pm at the Convention Centre.  In it’s second year, this wonderful event is run by NorthWestComicCon (NWCC).  Family-Focussed, Friendly & Fun with fantastic guests, entertainment and a vast array of trade stalls, which this year includes US!

Well, some amazing guests for a start.  The awesome Sylvester McCoy, known for his role as the 7th Incarnation of the Doctor  in the television series Dr Who 1987 to 1989  and as the wizard Radagast the Brown in The Hobbit.

There is also the Policebox Photobooth where you can step into the Tardis and have your photo taken.

Also attending will be Norman Lovett best known for the role of Holly during 1st, 2nd, 7th and 8th series of Red Dwarf.

If your a fan of Star Wars then come meet Brian Wheller  who played an Ewok and a Jawa in Star Wars -Return Of The Jedi.  He has also played numerous roles in television.

There is also Sandeep Moran who has had a recent role in The Force Awakens and Rogue One.

The Arcade Club Bury will be attending  who have hundreds of awesome original retro video game machines.  They will be bringing a selection along and will be FREE  to play on.

A great family friendly convention for T.V, Film and comic themes.  Retro gaming and great value family passes available, and Remember! under 5’s go FREE.


Lots to see and do and obviously lots of Cosplay!   If you see this group called The Heroic Alliance please stop and grab a photo, they are supporting  The Make A Wish Foundation.


New guests and annoucements can be found by checking out the NWCC website at or on their Facebook page:


MIW will be setting up from 7.30am and we look forward to seeing you all from 10am onwards.   It’s  going to be really exciting and some of us will be in Cosplay featuring in particular our newest fundraising idea: the cooolest sunglass/eyeglasses you will ever have seen! Remember Morpheus? Well that will give you a clue but, if you want to know more, get yourselves along to the event!

Here is  a small taster of what we will be bringing.  And we might have another surprise or two.

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Whether your a fan of sci-fi, comic books, movies, retro or vintage, there is always something on offer from MIW!

MIW are a community company based in Southport. Find us here:-

8-10 Cambridge Walks
Cambridge Arcade

01704 535123