[Comicshowtables] Admin: ComicShowTables Facebook

Hey all,
Just a heads up: ComicShowTables now has a Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/ComicShowTables. Like the Twitter account, this will automatically post whenever there’s a new list mailout.
 This is mostly to allow me to communicate with cons that are primarily organised on Facebook as “ComicShowTables” rather than using my personal account – though you’re welcome to “like” this if that’s good for you. Be aware that Facebook is inconsistent in putting Page updates into newsfeeds so this probably isn’t a reliable way to follow the updates (unless you turn on “get notifications” for the page).
Cheers and happy new year,
Luke

P.S. As always, if you know of UK cons open for table bookings that haven’t been covered by ComicShowTables please let me know though email, Twitter, or by messaging this Facebook page.
P.P.S. Would you be interested in helping run ComicShowTables? I’ll be getting married this summer (yay) which will result in some extended offline time for me, so I’d be interested in training someone to who could cover for then.

[Comicshowtables] Glasgow Zine Fest 2020

Applications are now open for Glasgow Zine Fest 2020

Date: 18-19 April 2020
Location: Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD
Cost: Small one day: £12, Small weekend: £18, Large one day: £20, Large weekend: £30
How to book: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeCvov03qtNhHLxY36IQR3CQACXOZV5ecYkVM7FPAdsGT9HtQ/viewform
Contact email: glasgowzinefest@gmail.com
Website: https://glasgowzinelibrary.com/glasgow-zine-fest

Applications will close 7 February at 5pm, and decisions will be sent mid-February.

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[Comicshowtables] London Comic Marts 2020

Bookings are now open for London Comic Marts 2020

Date: 16 February, 22 March, 17 May, 21 June, 23 August, 4 October, 6 December 2020
Location: The Royal National Hotel, 38-51 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0DG
Cost: £55 (central) or £60 (wall) per event
How to book: http://londoncomicmart.co.uk/index.php/exhibitors
Contact email: zoe@showmastersevents.com
Website: http://londoncomicmart.co.uk

London Comic Mart is a recurring event organised by Showmasters with multiple occurrences in 2020. It is primarily for the resale of back-issues, though other trader types can attend.

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[Comicshowtables] Admin: regarding Animeleague

Earlier today I posted details of Animeleague’s 2020 events.
Shortly after posting this I found out that Animeleague are posing children as guests to promote an upcoming event. Such an action has significant safeguarding implications.
In general I always encourage ComicShowTables subscribers research events before signing up to them. I would particularly suggest this for Animeleague.
At present there is an active discussion regarding this on the CVA Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/274158159320812/permalink/3418321561571107/

Luke
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[Comicshowtables] UKCGF events 2020

UKCGF (UK Comic and Gaming Festivals, also known as Moose Events) are organising 10 comic cons and one horror convention in 2020. All are in the south of England.


To avoid email overload, the details for these events have been condensed into the list below.

For all UKCGF events the booking form is at https://www.mooseeventsuk.com/traders. The overall main page for this organiser is https://www.mooseeventsuk.comThe organiser’s main Facebook page is at https://www.facebook.com/ukcomiconandgamingfestivals/ 

All events are priced at £30 artists and £50 for a regular trader with a single table. The exceptions to this are Bristol, which is £35/£55, and the Spring Cornwall event which is two days and therefore double the price. See the booking form page for reduced prices for multiple tables.

UKCGF events 2020

[Comicshowtables] Animeleague events 2020 (Anime & Gaming Cons)

Animeleague are organising 15 events across the UK in 2020, each called “[city] Anime & Gaming Con”.

Rather than overload your inboxes with 15 separate emails, I have condensed this information into the following list.

For all Animeleague events the contact email address is ops@animeleague.com and the booking form is https://goo.gl/forms/Ae0oLFH4hQ9m5Rkx2. The general page for exhibitor information is https://www.animeleague.com/exhibitors/ and the overall main page for this organiser is https://www.animeleague.com 

All prices listed are for artist tables. Standard tables are between £130 and £195. The full pricing structure is in the attached PDF.

AnimeLeague events 2020
  • February 8-9 – Winter Cardiff Anime & Gaming Con, Mercure Holland House Hotel, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DD, £70 – www.cardiffanimecon.com
  • February 14-16 – Winter London Anime & Gaming Con, Rocket Complex, 166-220 Holloway Rd, London N7 8DB, £95 – www.winter.londonanimecon.com
  • February 29 – March 1 – Portsmouth Anime & Gaming Con, Marriott Hotel, Southampton Road, Portsmouth, PO6 4SH, £70 – www.portsmouthanimecon.com
  • March 14-15 – Leeds Anime & Gaming Con, Leeds Marriott, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6ET, £70 – www.leedsanimecon.com
  • April 4-5 – Manchester Anime & Gaming Con, Sugden Sports Centre, 114 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HL, £70 – www.manchesteranimecon.com
  • April 25-26 – Spring Bristol Anime & Gaming Con, Future Inns, Bond Street South, Bristol, BS1 3EN, £95 – www.bristolanimecon.com
  • May 2-3 – Birmingham Anime & Gaming Con, Conference Centre & Hotel, Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham, B4 7ET, £95 – www.birminghamanimecon.com
  • May 16-17 – Spring Newcastle Anime & Gaming Con, Crowne Plaza, Stephenson Quarter, Hawthorn Square, Forth Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3SA, £95 – www.newcastleanimecon.com
  • June 13-14 – Liverpool Anime & Gaming Con, Adelphi Hotel, Ranelagh Street, Liverpool, L3 5UL, £95 – www.liverpoolanimecon.com
  • July 3-5 – Summer London Anime & Gaming Con, Rocket Complex, 166-220 Holloway Rd, London N7 8DB, £95 – www.summer.londonanimecon.com
  • August 1-2 – Norwich Anime & Gaming Con, UEA Conferences, UEA Students Union, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, £70 – www.norwichanimecon.com
  • August 15-16 – Summer Cardiff Anime & Gaming Con, Mercure Holland House Hotel, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DD, £70 – www.cardiffanimecon.com
  • October 10-11 2020 – Autumn Newcastle Anime & Gaming ConCrowne Plaza, Stephenson Quarter, Hawthorn Square, Forth Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3SA, £95 – www.newcastleanimecon.com
  • October 31-November 1 – Sheffield Anime & Gaming Con, Mercure Sheffield, 119 Norfolk St, Sheffield S1 2JE, £70 – www.sheffieldanimecon.com
  • November 7-8 – Winter Bristol Anime & Gaming ConFuture Inns, Bond Street South, Bristol, BS1 3EN, £95 – www.bristolanimecon.com

AnimeLeague also organise an August event in Leicester called Alcon, but the website and booking for this event do not seem to be live yet.