By Rosie Breakwell • Published on 19th December, 2023
We are thrilled to announce that the Somerset Comic Con and Gaming Festival is set to dazzle at the Bath and West Showground on Saturday, February 3rd, 2024 followed by the Alternative Convention taking place Sunday 4th February.
The Somerset Comic Con & Gaming Festival
As a spectacular part of the UKCGF Tour 2024, this event promises an unforgettable weekend for fans of all ages!
Discover a Treasure Trove of Entertainment Get ready to explore a massive array of TV and film memorabilia, board games, computer games, comics, Lego, Harry Potter, and Japanese Manga items.
Whether you’re a collector or a casual fan, there’s something for everyone.
Dinosaurs create the unique thrill as life-sized dinosaurs roam among us, creating a lively atmosphere.
Cosplay takes centre stage with multiple character meetups and an exciting afternoon cosplay competition. Don your favourite costume and join in the fun!
Gaming Zone Adventures Step into our Gaming Zone, a haven for gamers. From cutting-edge virtual reality to nostalgic retro games, it’s a perfect blend of past and present. Challenge yourself or relive cherished memories!
Meet the Stars and Creators Rub shoulders with comic artists and witness their creative process firsthand. Plus, meet special guests from film and TV – a dream come true for fans.
Iconic Photo Opportunities Capture memories with incredible props and backdrops from Batman, Anime, Doctor Who, and more. Feel like a star on the film sets with our display of famous film cars.
Don’t Miss Out – Book Your Tickets Today! Be part of this extraordinary event. Book your tickets now and get ready for a weekend filled with wonder, excitement, and unforgettable memories.
The Alternative Convention
Our Alternative Convention 2024 Calendar begins at the Bath and West Showground Sunday 4th Feb!!
Great shopping, exhibitors, entertainment , music and street food.
Music will be playing on the stage frequently and why not check out a pop up stage or the buskers stage between bands.
Entertainers including stilt walkers and characters like Orcs will appear frequently and you can get some great photo ops with fantasy backdrops on the day.
Axe throwing and other activities from RPGS to larps will be happening all day to join in on the fun.
We even have a pop up professional photo studio if wish to have some images taken to show your own unique style.
Exhibitors will of course include tattoo artists with the opportunity to walk up and book your tattoo or just check out the options and feel inspired by their designs.
Barbers will be offering their services on the day and promoting their barbers or meet stylists who can offer something a little different.
Expect steampunk, punk, medieval, fairies, burlesque, retro style, viking, larps, vintage, taxidermy, gothic, fantasy, horror, cake makers, manga, wicca, pagan, rockabilly and more all coming together to make this one amazing convention.
Some costumers may be in horror costumes and some vendors may sell items suitable for adults so we do advise adults only but under 18s are welcome if with an over 18 /parental guidance.
So join us at The Alternative Convention Sunday 4th Feb and book your tickets via the Eventbrite box office.