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South Bristol Gaming & Anime Expo

27/10/2015 - 28/10/2015
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Knowle West Media Centre will be holding its first ever Gaming & Anime Expo, with two full days of gaming, anime workshops and activities for all ages, including:

– Retro Video Gaming: from Sega Mega Drives and Nintendos to Ataris and more…

– Computer Hack: join a team of creatives as we take apart some old computers and consoles and transform them into tech-art masterpieces.

– Manga Drawing: some of the city’s finest artists will be on hand delivering workshops. You’ll have a chance to bring or create your own manga characters and stories and have them published with our partners.

– Anime chill-out zone: watch some of your favourites anime films.

– Lightsabre Combat Workshop: Ludosport is the first and only international academy for competitive Lightsabre combat – enjoy a demo and learn some top tips for Lightsabre combat.

– Cosplay: come dressed as your favourite characters and be in with a chance of winning the KWMC Cosplay grand prize!

– Merchandise Area: pick up some authentic merchandise from our indie city stores.


Tuesday: activities for all ages (strictly over 18s after 8pm)

Early entry: 10am-2pm (free Krispy Kreme donuts!)
Afternoon entry: 2pm-6pm (free Krispy Kreme donuts!)
Evening entry: 6pm-10pm (free nibbles, beer/wine after 8pm)

Free entry for under 18s (under 11s must be accompanied by an adult)
Adult tickets just £5

Wednesday: activities for ages 9-18

Ages 9-12 from 10am – 12noon & 1-3pm (bring your own lunch)
Ages 13-18 from 4-8pm

Activities on Wednesday are for under 18s only; no tickets are required


For more details contact Mena: or 0117 903 0444.

Partners: Krispy Kreme, Crownroot Publications, NextGen, 8bit Planet, Ludo Sport, CapCom, Retro Collect

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Contact Us

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

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