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Review // Comic Con 3 @ The Baths Hall

North Lincs TV & Film Comic Con presents Scunthorpe Comic Con 3

Comic Con returned to the Baths Hall in Scunthorpe for its third year.The event was headlined by two guest signers, Sophie Aldred (Ace in Dr Who) and Alan Harris (Bossk in Star Wars Episode 5: The Empire Strikes Back), as well as there being displays including the Bat Signal, a replica car from the Fast and the Furious series and more.

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Alan Harris with the Sentinel Squad including Bossk

There were a large number of stalls selling all types of merchandise including clothing, figures, artwork, comic books, signed photos as well as a large assortment of other entertainment related merchandise.

Despite the heat, many people turned up in fantastic cosplay costumes, which can’t have been comfortable in the boiling heat.

There were a few professional cosplay groups such as the Superheroes and Sentinel Squad, who regularly attend local events, including previous Scunthorpe conventions. They give up their weekends to attend conventions and other events, entertaining the fans, all whilst raising money for charity.

Many of the attendees, including store holders, came dressed as some of their favourite characters from film, TV and comics, such as Red Dwarf, Star Wars, The Walking Dead,  The X Files and the Marvel and DC Superhero movies.

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1960’s Batman & Robin

 

Some of the cosplay highlights was Sophie Aldred meeting someone cosplaying as her character Ace, as well as a couple of cosplayers paying tribute to the late Adam West by dressing as Batman and Robin from the 1960s TV show.

There was a cosplay competition for under 13s and 13 and over, with the under 13s competition being won by a young girl dressed as Disney’s Moana and the over 13s competiton won by a guy dressed as a character from the Skyrim video game.

I also had the pleasure of meeting Youtuber Michael Lunatic, who was vlogging the event for his youtube channel, which mostly features videos of him attending various conventions.

I had a great time catching up with many of the friends I have met attending cons, plus made many more, coming away with some great memories and look forward to the return of Scunthorpe Comic Con next year.

Scunthorpe Comic Con 4 takes place at the Baths Hall, Scunthorpe on Sunday 17th June 2018.

Review and photos courtesy of Steven Potter

https://www.facebook.com/NorthLincsTvFilmComicCon/

USA Nu Metal Band AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE add Scunthorpe to Euro Tour

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE will be taking to the stage at the local music venue The Lincoln Imp. There will be only 300 tickets available so a pretty intimate gig as the venue can fit a lot  more than that. Tickets are on sale now on See tickets and will set you back £16.

Saturday 16th September

(See support bands via the poster to the bottom of the page)

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Church Square // Powerhouse Festival

On Tuesday 20 June, Scunthorpe’s Church Square will host the North Lincolnshire Powerhouse Festival, a celebration of local music, dance and art.

From 9.30am, come and explore the stalls in and around Church Square. Enjoy a variety of free music, culture and art activities, performances and workshops – suitable for all ages.

Expect to see stalls from North Lincolnshire Museum, the Tour of Britain team, North Lindsey College, John Leggott College, Skills Centre Plus and many more. There will be further activities taking place inside 20-21 Visual Arts Centre and North Lincolnshire Central Library.

In the centre of Church Square will be the huge inflatable purple venue from professional orchestra, Sinfonia Viva. The incredible venue has been brought to Scunthorpe as part of Viva’s Cabinet of Curiosity tour.

During the day the venue will be used for music workshops with local schools and then, in the evening, it will come alive for the Powerhouse Showcase.

The showcase, from 6pm to 8.45pm, is open to the public and will see a series of performances based on the themes of power and energy. Sparks will fly with performances from local acts including the Jazz Rock Band and First Concert Band from the Music Hub, Tetsu Taiko, and Frederick Gough School and Axholme Academy bands in collaboration with Sinfonia Viva.

Tickets for the Powerhouse Showcase cost just £4 and are available online now from the Simfonia Viva website or by calling their box office on 0333 666 3366.

 

Watch “Party In The Pines 2017” Trailer

Sometimes people prefer a visual experience of what to expect. Horror visions of ending up in an empty field are never good. So hopefully this video will prompt you not to miss the best party in North Lincolnshire!!!

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Young Labour Supporters // Meet Up

Tonight at Cafe INDIEpendent there will be a informal meeting of young supporters and members of Labour. The event is open to all under 27’s. It is free to attend.

If you require more Information you will find the organiser on the event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/966514960118109/?ti=cl

Interview// Manchester Band “The Moods”

Ahead of this year’s Party In The Pines we will be featuring some of the music and artists you can expect to see and hear in the trees this August. If you like what you see then don’t miss out on North Lincolnshire’s best independent festival.

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The Magic of Motown // The Baths Hall

The Magic of Motown Celebrating the Sound of a Generation at The Baths Hall                   

Friday 22nd September 2017 – 8:00 pm              Continue reading The Magic of Motown // The Baths Hall

Gig Review //Arcade Fire @ Baths Hall

On Wednesday 7th June 2017 Arcade Fire played The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe.

Like many people around the world, I was shocked at the announcement that global music superstars Arcade Fire had confirmed they were playing a warm up gig at the Baths Hall in Scunthorpe, just days before headlining the Isle of Wight festival on Saturday. Continue reading Gig Review //Arcade Fire @ Baths Hall