Free Activities

As well as the wide array of guests and vendors at Swansea Comic Convention, your £5 ticket price also gets you access to the following FREE activities;

Our Cosplay Competitions are free to enter and watch.

Check out the full details of both the Masquerade and Craftsmanship competitions over at our Cosplay Page and our event programme page for exact timings nearer the time…

A selection of panels will be on offer throughout the day, including talks by artists, authors, game-designers and community activists.

Check out our event programme page for full details nearer the time…

Asmodee UK will be sending along a team of demonstrators with a selection of Board Games for you to play.
GAME will be in attendance with a selection of consoles and VR games for you to play.

This year, they’ll be joined by reps from UBISOFT, SONY Playstation and Nintendo with the latest goodies to showcase, and by Reaper Steve, with his advice on getting started with live-streaming!

Warlord Games will be showing off Blood Red Skies, a World War 2 Fighter Combat war game. Come and play a demo game and Andy Chambers, the game’s designer (and all round war-gaming legend!)
Captain Meatshield is a one-man metal-covers project, with a strong passion for the geeky side of life. He’ll be performing on the main stage before and after the Cosplay competition.

A life-long love of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, gaming, and music has led to the formation of a YouTube channel dedicated to “Let’s Play” gaming content, and heavy, symphonic metal covers.

While the gaming side of things tends to stay at home, Captain Meatshield wants to bring the music out to the public, and with covers of popular gaming themes from Final Fantasy, Duke Nukem, and Undertale, along with film and TV themes from Thunderbirds, Star Trek and The Nightmare Before Christmas, There should be something to appeal to everyone’s tastes!

Swansea Wargames and Boardgames Club will be on hand to provide demonstration games of a number of smaller-press wargames and strategy boardgames
Swansea University Role Play Society will be offering the chance to play in a variety of One Shot RPG sessions – more details coming soon!
Learn to play Magic the Gathering, courtesy of those kind folks at Wizards of the Coast.

Volunteers from The Gamers’ Emporium’s community of Magic players will be on hand to provide introductory games (and a FREE 30 card demo deck) to people who have never played the worlds premier TCG, whilst stocks last

CHIC Studios will be offering a Photography station again this year. Photography is free, and your pictures will be added to our event gallery. If you do want a print of your photos, these can also be purchased directly from the CHIC team.
Team SWG will be bringing along their ever popular life-size Star Wars: Black Series action figure box and will be available for photos all event.

This attraction is not quite free, as Team SWG will be helping us collect money on behalf of Blood Bikes Wales, so remember to make a donation if you get a photo taken with them!