Tuesday 21st November the Baths Hall was packed for a night with Russell Brand for his latest tour Re: Birth. Continue reading Review // Russell Brand Re: Birth Tour
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.
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.
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
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.
We spoke to a good friend of mine Casper Croft, the man with a history of many bright hair colours (Currently Green). If you have ever been to Pines before you may have spotted him about sporting his pines t shirt. He is the man behind the posts, poster’s, website and general organisation along with main organiser Gaz Hird.
Update for February 2017 from North Lincolnshire Arts Development, partners and local groups
There are a number of exciting events coming up in February 2017. Continue reading North Lincs Arts, local groups & Events
The Kooks to perform at The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe.
Indie band The Kooks will visit Scunthorpe as part of their UK tour next year. The band – who went 5x platinum with their album ‘Inside In/Inside Out’ – visit The Bath Hall on Monday, 24 April. Tickets go on sale on Friday. Continue reading THE KOOKS Playing Scunthorpe
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