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South Bristol Gaming & Anime Expo II

The South Bristol Gaming & Anime Expo returns in 2016, with two days of retro gaming, virtual reality gaming, manga illustration, Minecraft and more.

The 2016 Expo will take place over the weekend of 22nd and 23rd October and will be suitable for all ages. You can book your tickets online at now: ages 19 and under go free; all others just £5 a day!

Activities include:

  • Retro gaming: SEGA Mastersystem I & II, SEGA Megadrive, Nintendo Gameboy, Nintendo64, SNES, NES, Nintendo WII, Playstation 3, XBox360 and more…
  • Virtual Reality Gaming: HTC Vive.
  • Cardboard Arcade Gaming: play a mix of old and new games from traditional arcade machines.
  • Workshops: Jump into VFX; How to get your comic published; Make your own comic (sign up on arrival, limited spaces).
  • Anime Screening: selection of anime films throughout the day.
  • Cosplay photoshoot: come dressed as your favourite characters and have pics taken in our photography studio.
  • Emerging Artists Gallery: view amazing artwork from illustrators, game and character designers and comic creators.
  • GeekOut: fancy dress box with more opportunities to take professional pics.
  • Board Games: selection of games available all day.
  • Competitions: our retro gaming team will host a range of competitions, which will include prizes!
  • Dealers: pick up some merchandise from dealers including 8bit Planet.

The 2015 Expo featured retro video gaming, a computer hack where people young and old took apart old computers and consoles and transformed them into tech-art masterpieces, manga drawing masterclasses, anime film screenings and a Lightsabre Combat Workshop with Ludosport.


Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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