Lon­don Anime and Gam­ing Con

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cor­po­rate ma­chines but by the fans them­selves, there­fore know­ing ex­actly what the at­ten­dees want!” Re­becca Mo­ri­arty, Head of Press and Guests says.

This year’s Lon­don event will wel­come in­ter­na­tional cos­play guest Ani- Mia and Poké­mon nar­ra­tor Mike Pol­lock, with rea­son­ably priced tick­ets and free au­to­graphs for its youth- skew­ing au­di­ence. But LAGC is about more than meet­ing fa­mous folk, it’s about meet­ing like- minded fans.

“In­ter­ac­tiv­ity is a big thing,” Mo­ri­arty ex­plains. “Our event is about experiencing new things and meet­ing new peo­ple. It’s part of the rea­son we hold com­mu­nity meets all year round, so you can stay in touch with your new con­ven­tion friends, or if you’ve never been to a con be­fore it’s a great way to make friends be­fore you go.” www. lon­do­nanime­con. com 11- 12 July Cel­e­brate top space sim Elite: Danger­ous, and sci- fi in gen­eral, at the North­hamp­ton­shire gam­ing, cos­play and lit­er­ary con. 7- 9 Au­gust The Lon­don geekfest re­turns for an­other year of in­clu­sive film, lit­er­a­ture and science fandom.

“Not the eyes! Not the eyes!” If it’s star wattage you’re af­ter then look no fur­ther. This year’s event wel­comes Noah Wyle, Charles Dance and Michael J Fox to the big smoke.

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