Out-of-this-world sci-fi convention return to Portsmouth

SCI-FI fans will be in for an out-of-this-world treat next month as a major convention returns to Portsmouth.

Wednesday, 19th April 2017, 5:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:50 pm

The Fantasy Comic-Con – or F-Con for short – will be coming to the Mountbatten Centre for an all-day bonanza of science-fiction on Sunday, May 21.

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Visitors will be able to meet Doctor Who star Dan Starkey, who played Sontaran commando Strax, see the Batmobile, and play retro computer games. Other attractions include a cosplay contest, Jedi Fight Academy, where youngsters will be taught how to use a lightsabre, and a chance to win a 4ft Millennium Falcon.

Tickets are on sale now. Adults are £6 and children are £4. The event is from 10am to 5pm. For details, see f-con.co.uk.