MCM Show Guide: If you like… Sci-Fi!

MCM Show Guide: If you like… Sci-Fi!

Sci-Fi your thing? Then MCM Comic Con Birmingham is the place for you! Whether you're a Trekkie, running from the Empire, or just love everything Sci-Fi, then this is the guide for you. So set your engines to warp speed and join us at the NEC this November.  

Special Guests

Coming Soon

Autographs will be available for pre order, so check out the guest page for more information.  


Check out these panel highlights from the MCM Birmingham stages:

An Audience with the 501st UK Garrison

  • Fri, Nov 11, 2022 • 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
  • Location: Live Stage

The UK Garrison is a renowned not-for-profit UK costuming organisation comprising three distinct clubs sharing a passion for building movie accurate costumes, raising money for charity and putting smiles on faces. Hear about their ethos and super cool costumes in this introductory session.

UFOlogists: The Truth is Out There!

  • Fri, Nov 11, 2022 • 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
  • Location: Live Stage

UFOLOGISTS is a mockumentary that documents British television journalist Ellie Thornton's time in the county of Cornwall reporting and following the lives of a Cornish UFO investigation team. We join Ellie and the UFOLOGISTS as they share the beautiful rugged and unseen side of the Cornish countryside in an unalienable desire to seek out extra-terrestrial activity. A weirder unlikely group you couldn't expect to meet.

These are the Droids you're looking for!

  • Fri, Nov 11, 2022 • 3:20 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Live Stage

Join Droid Builders UK for a deep dive into the Star Wars fan universe; all your droid building questions answered!

Meet the Daleks

  • Sun, Nov 13, 2022 • 4:10 PM - 4:50 PM
  • Location: Cosplay Central

Project Dalek is the definitive forum for Dalek building resources - they really Daleks! Find out how to go about building your own Dalek - where to source materials, how to get started and much more. If you've ever wondered what makes your favourite super-villains tick, this is the panel for you! Just don't get too may be exterminated! 

“Don’t move!”, The 501 UK Garrison is here!

The 501st UK Garrison is a non-profit costuming organisation whose goal is to put realism into costuming and good into the world, and they’re heading to MCM Comic Con Birmingham. As ordered from the Empire they will be there for you to learn more about what they do, take photos, and try to find the droids they are looking for!  

Do a barrel roll into Side Quest

Want to see if you can win a Podrace, or get the best ending for Commander Shepard? Well then head over to the Side Quest area and play their retro Sci-Fi games. Controllers not really your thing? Then don’t worry, we have loads of tabletop games for you to try your hand at. From Terraforming Mars to Star Realms there is something at Side Quest for everyone!  


Computer bring up the holodeck! New for MCM Birmingham, Hado AR is an augmented reality sport where you can challenge old friends and make new ones as you fire balls of energy at your opponents. Find out more on our Hado page.  

Community Groups

Finding friendships and fellow fans to nerd-out with is part of what makes MCM so special. We’re proud to partner with some awesome community groups to bring exciting experiences, prop showcases, activities, and more! This year we have Star Wars & Dr Who communities joining us! Make sure to check out our community page and panel schedule for more details.  

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