What’s on 2016

We just keep updating our list of activities that you can expect to enjoy while you are at KingCon!

Saturday 22nd October & Sunday 23rd October
9am – 6pm (9am early bird-Standard entry 11am)
Stadium Of Light
Free Parking
Access to and from public transport near by!

Working with Darlington College, Teeside University, Sunderland University, Kielder Observatory, Sunderland Astronomical Society, Centre For Life, Game, CEX, FabLab, Maker Space plus more to be announced!
Here’s the current run down of KingCon 2016

Bronn (Game Of Thrones), Det. Sgt. Bennet Drake (Ripper Street), Cpl Paddy Garvey (Soldier Soldier), Rambo (London’s Burning: The Movie) Upcoming:- Dr. Gachet (Loving Vincent)
Voice of Mario/ Luigi/ Wario, Paathurnax (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)
Syrio Forel (Game Of Thrones) Dr. Mai (The Danish Girl) Bar Patron (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) Schubert Customer (Black Books)
Mag the mighty (Game Of Thrones) Fisher King (Doctor Who) Lovecraftian Samurai (47 Ronin) Ultron – Motion capture and stunts (Avengers: Age Of Ultron)
Tessek (Star Wars VI: Return Of The Jedi) Leprechaun (Time Gentleman Please) Puppeteer (Little Shop Of Horrors)
*Fleur Noire – Professional Hoop Performer

OFFICIAL SHOW ART BY Richard Young of Tiny Turtle Illustrations https://www.facebook.com/tiny.turtle.illustration/?ref=br_rs

*UKSEDS – http://ukseds.org/
*Kielder Observatory – http://www.kielderobservatory.org/
*Sunderland Astonomical Society – http://www.sunderlandastro.com/
*Participate in scientific experiments
*Discover the science behind the sci-fi comics
*Engage in our sci-fi props and sets
*Take part in our crime scene investigation live set
*Explore the sky with telescopes
*Learn about the depths of space with the planetarium
*Build and launch your own rockets
*Listen to scientific talks
*Purchase scientific related merchandise

*Make your own KingCon badge with Maker Space –http://www.makerspace.org.uk/
*The Kings Room – KingCon’s very own escape room
*Zombie shooting
*Knife throwing
*3D Printing with Fab Lab – http://www.fablabsunderland.org/
*Planet 3D World
*Laser Cutting
*Meet Richard the dinosaur –https://www.facebook.com/richardthedinosaur/?fref=ts
*See Richards jurassic jeep
*Photo opportunities including Iconic Gates, Jeep and Infamous Tent Scene.
*Book a scene session for photos
*Get hands on with Crazy Creatures North East –https://www.facebook.com/Crazy-Creatures-North-East-17303…/…

*Prerelease Previews From GAME – http://www.game.co.uk/
*Ubisoft Exhibition – https://www.ubisoft.com/en-GB/
*Play KingCon the video game with Darlington Collegehttp://www.darlington.ac.uk/
*Play for free on the retro gaming consoles
*New generation console gaming
*Trading card gaming
*Table top gaming
*Big screen gaming
*Participate in tournaments- win prizes!
*See behind the scenes into how games are made with Teeside University –https://www.tees.ac.uk/
*Take a look in to the future of gaming with Sunderland University –http://www.sunderland.ac.uk/
*Purchase retro games and related merchandise
*Odeon Exhibition – http://www.odeon.co.uk/
*Cineworld Exhibiton – https://www.cineworld.co.uk/
*Learn how to shoot, direct, edit and talk to the film crew with Eze As Pi Productions https://www.facebook.com/EzeAsPiProductions/?fref=ts
*Green screen experiences
*See behind the scenes
*Buy cool film related merchandise

*Cosplay designated meet up rooms
*Cosplay help stations – for those cosplay emergencys
*Cosplay workshops – talk to fellow cosplay designers
*Cosplay photography – have your photo taken by our professional team
*Green Screen Photography With Doctor Bells Picture Box –https://www.facebook.com/DoctorBellsPictureBox/?fref=ts
*Cosplay green screen – photo or 20 second video, its your choice
*Cosplay competitions – prizes galore!
*Cosplay group photo – in front of the iconic Stadium Of Light
*Cosplay dance offs – do you have the moves like jagger?
*Professional Cosplayers/Costumers – North East Avengers, 99th Garrison, George T Klingon, North East Turtle Power, North East Ghostbusters,

Animez – http://www.animez-store.co.uk/
Admit One – https://www.facebook.com/Admitonemovies/
Baka Baker – https://www.facebook.com/BakaBakerDurham/?fref=ts
Blue Cyborg – http://bluecyborg.com/
Boo Makes Things – https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/BooMakesThings
Burt & Alice – https://www.facebook.com/burtandalice/?fref=ts
Brush Strokes – https://www.facebook.com/brushstrokes.whitburn/?fref=ts
Blue Eyed Devils Retro & Comic Shop –https://www.facebook.com/blueeyeddevilsretroandcomicshop/
Crystal Moon Emporium – http://shop.crystalmoonemporium.com/
Comic Book Roses By Red – https://www.facebook.com/MarvelDCComic-Book-Hand-Made-Rose…/
Candy & Cyanide – https://www.facebook.com/candyandcyanide/?fref=ts
Carsuns Bazaar – http://www.carsunsbazaar.com/home/4592500114
Dark Matter Cafe – http://dark-matter.co.uk/
Flash Comics & Graphic Novels –
GAME – http://www.game.co.uk/
Game On Retro – http://www.gameonretro.com/
Hungry 4 Collectables – https://www.facebook.com/Hungry4Collectables/
Just Fuse It – https://www.facebook.com/justfuseit/
Joy Machine – https://www.facebook.com/thejoymachineentertainment/?fref=ts
Kamacarzze Beads – http://www.kamacarrzebeads.co.uk/
Man In The Hat –
Mega City 5 – https://www.facebook.com/Megacity5/
Mothra Collectables –
MovieMania – https://www.facebook.com/Moviemania-384815565007530/?fref=ts
Manhua Cha – https://www.facebook.com/manhuacha/
Nevermoor – https://www.facebook.com/DigbyNevermoor/?fref=ts
New Age Retro – https://www.facebook.com/Newageretrochesterlestreet/
Noob Cube – https://www.facebook.com/noobcube/
Pearson Collectables – https://www.facebook.com/PearsonCollectables/?fref=ts
Planet 3D World – https://www.facebook.com/Planet3D.world/
SM Artworks – http://sm-artworks.co.uk/index.html
Sr4orce Collectables – https://www.facebook.com/SR4ORCE/
Striking Image – http://www.strikingimage.co.uk/
Square Orange Games – https://www.facebook.com/squareorangegaming/
Stonecircle Iconz – http://stores.ebay.co.uk/STONEC…/STONECIRCLE-ICONZ-/_i.html…
Sub Zero Comics – http://www.subzerocomics.co.uk/
SunnyCon – http://sunnyconanimeexpo.com/
Super Geek Stuff – http://www.supergeekstuff.co.uk/
Tinker Harley Emporium – https://www.facebook.com/tinkerharley/
The Funky Patch – https://www.facebook.com/TheFunkyPatch/?fref=ts
The Portal – https://www.facebook.com/Collectableportal/?hc_ref=SEARCH
Travelling Man – https://www.travellingman.com/
Wrestling Zone – https://www.facebook.com/wrestlingzoneuk/?fref=ts

Cash For Kids – http://www.cashforkids.uk.com/
Durham Green Peace –
If U Care Share – https://www.facebook.com/IFUCARESHARE/?fref=ts
The Geek Asylum – https://www.facebook.com/groups/geekasylum/

Advent Dragon Creations – https://www.facebook.com/adventdragoncreations/?fref=ts
All Mouse Media – http://allmousemedia.com/
Artie Fishel Art –
Art of Drew X – https://www.facebook.com/theartofdrewx/?fref=ts
Cameron Boyle –
Charles Bazaar – https://www.facebook.com/CharlesBazaar/
Courtney Jo –
Creator Worx –
Helen Bee –
Michele Birbeck – https://www.facebook.com/MichelleBirbeck/?fref=ts
Pxl Bug –
Reabault – https://www.facebook.com/Reabault/?fref=ts
Sarah Elliot
Track 11 Design – https://www.facebook.com/track11design/?fref=ts
Witherfist ARTISTS

*Gaming Bus
*Dancing Area
*Bubble Station

*The Crunch

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Continuing on from the massive sell out success of KingCon, Durham’s first comic, TV, film and Gaming convention, over the past few years and DiddyCon, Chester le Streets Comic Convetion, Dark Matter Café are proud to introduce the ultimate experience that is KingCon Stadium of Light Sunderland. Increasing our size to 6000 capacity, bringing some amazing national and regional brands, and spreading the fun over 2 whole days.

Our goal is to become the most immersive, engaging, fun, entertaining, and interactive convention in the North East, and carry a strict under belly message of “Inspiring Future Generations to Seek Careers in Science, Technology and Media”.

Working with Centre for Life, Darlington College, Kielder Observatory, and other amazing North East brands, associations and societies, we are bringing to life the science in Sci-Fi.

Featuring over 100 traders, a range of celebrities TBA, a mass of activities from; Gaming, the Science behind gaming, 3D Design and Gaming Development workshop, Astronomy classes, talks, Q&As, day time solar observations (weather pending), Planetarium, a Film Festival from local production companies, activities from Centre for Life, workshops from Darlington College in the Darlington College Gaming Zone, Knife throwing and shooting range, explosive and exciting Science experiments, Photo Shoots, Crime Scene Investigation activities, Rocket Building, Soldering workshops, Electronics workshops, Retro Gaming Zone, Trading Card events, Cosplay Competition and workshops, Escape Room, Mock film sets, Theatrical experiences, Big screen gaming, Continual entertainment throughout the day, Competitions, Richard the Dinosaur and his new car, and more!!!!! Giving you a weekend FILLED TO THE RAFTERS with activities, fun, games, education and most importantly geeky wonders!

With social activities we can help add value to a great deal of peoples lives, particularly with people from a secluded or difficult social background, to come and express themselves at an event where they feel welcome and involved, and able to socialise with like minded people. This with the addition of inspirational activities, educational activities, interactive exhibitions, and more, follow our strict core principles of Discover, Meet, Create.

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