York’s geekiest event of the year is coming back in 2024 – with a day of action-packed fun.
York Comic Con returns to York Racecourse on Sunday 3 March 2024.
The event will be headlined by actors Jamie Bamber, Hattie Hayridge, Mike Quinn, and Paul Blake – known for TV and film roles in Battlestar Galactica, Red Dwarf and Star Wars.
Fans will be able to chat with them and get autographs from them throughout the day.
Jamie Bamber is best known for his roles as Captain Lee ‘Apollo’ Adama in the television series Battlestar Galactica and Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin in the ITV series Law & Order: UK.
Hattie Hayridge is beloved for her portrayal of the ship’s computer Holly in the cult classic sitcom Red Dwarf, Mike Quinn is a seasoned puppeteer and performer who has brought his talents to worlds including Star Wars, The Muppets, and Labyrinth. Paul Blake is known to Star Wars fans as the infamous bounty hunter Greedo.
James Dales, owner of Unleashed Events, said: “York Comic-Con promises an immersive experience for fans of all ages, with a diverse array of activities, exhibitors, and panels celebrating the best in comics, gaming, and pop culture.”
Tickets are currently available to buy now via the Unleashed Events website. Advance tickets are £12 per adult, and £6 for under 16’s, and allow you advance entry at 10am.
General entry tickets can be purchased on the door from 11am on the day of the event. These are £10 per person, and a discounted rate of £5 for under 16’s. It is cash only on the door.