London Film and Comic Con at Earls Court

  • Category: Art & Culture
  • Dates: Friday, 05 July 2013 to Sunday, 07 July 2013

People from across the country will be booking luxury London hotel breaks this summer to attend the eagerly-anticipated London Film and Comic Con (LFCC), which will be held at Earls Court from July 5th to 7th 2013.

Designed to appeal to pop culture enthusiasts of all walks of life, the star-studded event is dedicated to celebrating films, animation, TV shows and videogames, with a packed programme of events lined up for the three days.

Attendees will be able to browse a massive range of merchandise for sale, see authentic props from famous movies and shows, get involved in gaming tournaments or listen to fascinating talks by some of their favourite authors and artists.

Part of the appeal of any convention of this kind is the opportunity to rub shoulders with famous guest stars and LFCC is no different, with dozens of household names on hand to give presentations, sign autographs and pose for photos.

Confirmed guests include Terminator actress Linda Hamilton, former Doctor Who stars Sylvester McCoy and Colin Baker, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard and Charles Martinet, the voice of Super Mario, as well as numerous actors from Game of Thrones, Star Wars and Red Dwarf.

Highlights of this year's con include the launches of the new books Phoenix and Alice on Mars, a displays of props from Terminator 2: Judgment Day and special reunions of the casts of ET: The Extra-Terrestrial and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Lovers of costumes will also be able to get involved in various cosplay events and competitions, allowing them to dress up as their favourite superheroes, sci-fi idols or famous faces from videogames.

People planning to attend could take advantage of the 3 Nights for the Price of 2 deal at The Milestone Hotel, which provides an additional night's luxury accommodation for no extra cost when staying in one of the hotel's lavish suites.