27-28 July 2019 Manchester Central

Show's over!

MCM Comic Con Manchester 2019 begins in:


Cosplay is welcome in all parts of the show however it is necessary to set some restrictions as it is a family friendly event. Note in particular that metal blades (sharp or blunt), working projectile weapons, and wooden or metal bats & paddles are all forbidden. Download the full MCM Costume Weapons and Props Rules HERE.


The MCM Championships of Cosplay is a craftsmanship based cosplay contest consisting of four qualifiers and a final, each with a pre-judging session and a stage display where entrants will pose and display their costumes. The winner of the UK Championship of Cosplay will be flown to Chicago to compete in the Global Championship of Cosplay final. All entries must represent a character or element from the pop culture realm.


Stay tuned for sign-ups and registration! Show off your costume or showcase your talents in a performance in front of a packed audience for what has long been a highlight of the Comic Con weekend.


At the Cosplay Desk, there is a range of assistance available to cosplayers. This includes changing areas, supplies for repairs as well as assistance, storage for cases, and admin support for the Cosplay Masquerades.

You do not have to be in the Cosplay Masquerades to make use of these facilities.


Email the Cosplay Team by sending an email to cosplay@mcmexpo.net or speak to them at the Cosplay Desk if you have any queries.

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