Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions page! If you have any further queries, don’t hesitate to contact the team at or +44 (0) 208 2712 140

*Where is the event held?

*When does the event take place?

*How do I get there?

*How do I buy a ticket?

*Kids go free?

*How do Photo Sessions & Autograph Signings work?

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

*Is MCM Manchester Comic Con accessible?

*Am I allowed to take photographs and video?

*Will my photograph be taken or will I be filmed?

*Is there bag storage or a cloakroom at the venue?

*How do I become a steward?

*Where is the event held?
Manchester Central 
Windmill Street
M2 3GX
+44 (0)161 834 2700

Click here for directions

*When does the event take place?
2019’s event takes place over 27 – 28 July 2019

*How do I get there?
Click here for directions

Opening times

Priority: 9:00am – 6:00pm

Priority: 10:00am – 5:00pm

*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 & 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.

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

*Kids go free?

The MCM Kids Go Free Offer applies to all of our shows! Here’s the details:

  • Children 10 and under go free to MCM Comic Con with an adults ticket.
  • Offer is restricted to a maximum of two children per paying adult.


*How do Photo Sessions & Autograph Signings work?

Photo Sessions are available from the online store 3 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 (linked on the front page) in the week before the event.


*Is MCM Manchester Comic Con accessible?
The Manchester Central 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.

Register for accessibility assistance HERE
Contact our accessibility team at

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 Talks 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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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?
Cosplayers will be able to store items at the Cosplay Desk at their own risk.

How do I become a steward?
We are always looking for motivated people to help out at our events. So if you wish to volunteer and become a steward contact for more details or register your interest on our online registration system.


*Are MCM Ireland Comic Con and MCM Hannover Comic Con still running?
Find out more information about MCM Ireland Comic Con here and more about MCM Hannover Comic Con here.


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