27-28 June 2020 The NEC

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MCM Comic Con Birmingham 2020 begins in:

Where is the event held?

MCM Birmingham Comic Con takes place at The NEC (National Exhibition Centre), Birmingham, B40 1NT

Click HERE for Directions


When does MCM Birmingham Comic Con take place?

MCM Birmingham Comic Con takes place in March and November each year.

Our next event takes place 27-28 June 2020.


How do I get there?

Click HERE for directions


What time does MCM Birmingham Comic Con open and close?


Priority Entry Tickets: 09:00-18:00

General Entry Tickets: 11:00-18:00

Last entry at 16:00 & last re-entry 16:30.


Priority Entry Tickets: 10:00-17:00 

General Entry Tickets: 12:00-17:00

Last entry at 16:00 & last re-entry 16:30.


Is MCM Birmingham Comic Con accessible?

The venue is fully accessible.

We offer a free carer pass & timed-entry for eligible visitors. Please note that this system must close a week before the event in order to process all applications.

For more information please contact our accessibility team at MCMBirminghamMarch@reedexpo.co.uk


How do I buy a ticket?

Tickets can be purchased from our online store HERE. Shortly after purchase you will receive both a confirmation email and an email with e-tickets attached - please check your junk folder. E-tickets can be printed or displayed on your phone. Please note that the exchange & refund period is 3 days from purchase.

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If you have any issues or need tickets re-sending then please contact MCMBirminghamMarch@reedexpo.co.uk with the booker’s name, email & order number or phone us.


 Kids Go Free?

That’s right! Two kids 10 and under go free with each MCM Comic Con adult ticket!


How do photo sessions & autograph signings work?

Photo Sessions are available from the online store  around weeks before the event, or on the day if slots are still available. 

Autograph signings can only be purchased on the day and the guest will provide a print. Some guests are happy to sign an item of your own in place of this.

Prices are listed on the Special Guest page.

You must arrive to the area ready for when your chosen guest is scheduled to be photographed/sign. Schedules will be available online in the week before the show.


When will panel, autograph & photo session schedules be available?

Schedules will be online in the week before the event and available on our app.


Am I allowed to take photographs and video?

We welcome you to take as many photographs and videos that you can, although please ask permission and adhere to everyone’s wishes.

No photography or videos are allowed to be taken for financial gain, they are only allowed to be used for personal use unless cleared and agreed by MCM Expo Group management in writing.

During selected MCM Theatre Panels and presentations photography and video is not allowed, but you will be notified if this is the case.


Will my photograph be taken or will I be filmed?

Because of the nature MCM Birmingham Comic Con we attract a lot of press and media attention, what this means is that there are always many film crews, photographers, publications and broadcasters in attendance.

By attending MCM Birmingham Comic Con you are agreeing that you are allowing press and MCM Expo Group crews to use your attendance either by way or image, voice or combined in productions and for press.


Is there bag storage or a cloakroom at the venue?

The NEC offer cloakroom facilities for a small fee. Cosplayers may store items at the cosplay desk at their own risk.


How do I become a steward?

If you’re interested in volunteering for a shift, getting involved, and enjoying the rest of the day free of charge, please find out more here and contact stewards@mcmexpo.net


Will my cosplay prop be allowed?

Any props that do not adhere to rules will be confiscated on arrival. Please check the rules here & follow-up any further queries with the team at cosplay@mcmexpo.net



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