What Visitors Say
This was our first convention so really didn't know what to expect. I was worried about taking two high energy children, but everyone was so patient with them. We were amazed how our little girl (20 months) reacted. She just loved everything, including the zombies! Special thanks to Scampi and Twirl who made her day. My partner was very apprehensive about going as it isn't really his thing, but he got involved and loved it. We will return to this convention every year, it was a great family day out.
Em-Con is one of my favourite conventions in my con-calendar. I've been the last three years and it just keeps getting better and better! Very well organised; knowledgeable and friendly crew; great guests; and there's something about the ambience of the venue that other cons lack which I absolutely love. Highlight of yesterday was The Walking Dead talk which was a great insight into the show and a whole lot of fun! Roll on next year's event... can't wait!
It was my first time at EM-Con and I loved it. Only booked for Saturday because I had a prior arrangement for Sunday, but it was fantastic. The atmosphere was so relaxed, the staff were very helpful and the guests were so friendly. I met Dave Prowse again for the first time since I was a child and he was lovely. Also managed to meet the Stargate actors, so amazing and friendly. My mother and I are definitely going again next year and I highly recommend it to anyone.
Third year and it has never failed to impress me. It goes from strength to strength, a variety of stalls, fantastic cosplayers and friendly guests! I also love how small the afterparty was kept too as it gave guests a chance to mingle with everyone. Long may EM-Con continue.
A massive thank you to all the staff, volunteers, attendees and guests who were at EM-Con because I had a fabulous time. You all made me feel very welcome and as I had travelled over by myself I never felt alone as I always seemed to find someone to talk to. Hopefully see you all next year.
Absolutely fab weekend at EM-Con 2016. There were great selection of guests, lots of interesting stalls to browse and some amazing cosplays! (I especially liked the Red Dwarf ones, but then I'm biased.) It was busy, but not overly so. I hate when it's so busy that you can't move or see anything. The seats in the arena were an absolute godsend, we could rest, but also watch the crowds; I love a good people watch, especially with the added cosplay element! Huge thanks to the whole team there for making it such an enjoyable experience, see you at the next EM-Con!
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What The Press Say
EM-Con was a very enjoyable day out – to consider this is only the convention’s third year, and the first time it has spanned two days, is worth a lot of praise. If the team behind EM-Con continue this rate of growth then expect them to be pulling in bigger and bigger guests over the next couple of years. It might not be situated in London but EM-Con is developing into an unsung gem amongst the UK’s conventions.