What's On

MCM Liverpool Comic Con

LIMITED TICKETS FOR THE WEEKEND AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR FROM 11AM - SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY


MCM Liverpool Show Guide CLICK HERE

If you’re a fan of movies, comics, video games, sci-fi, anime, or cosplay you cannot miss MCM Liverpool Comic Con on 11-12 March 2017!

Exhibition Centre Liverpool will transform into a huge celebration of modern pop culture where you can take part in eSports competitions, explore a Comic Village packed with artists and writers, enjoy colourful costumes in the Cosplay Masquerade and meet special guests from the worlds of TV and film.

MCM Comic Con events are the UK’s largest and most exciting pop culture shows, and the only UK based shows that bring together such a broad scope of popular culture categories including; Movies, Gaming, Comics, Anime, Television Shows, Gadgets, Clothing and Toys.

Guest Announcements so far...

Louise Brealey - plays mortician Molly Hooper on hugely popular detective series Sherlock

Sam J. Jones - Flash....aaaaaa! Best known for playing the iconic hero of 1980 sci-fi classic Flash Gordon.

Trina Nishimura - Here’s someone you won’t want to miss, anime fans! Trina Nishimura, who voices female lead Mikasa Ackerman in global phenomenon Attack On Titan, is to be the guest of MyM magazine.

The cast of 'Starsky and Hutch' - David Soul, Antonio Fargas and Paul Michael Glaser

Bryce Papenbrook - who voices Eren Jaeger in smash hit anime Attack on Titan, will be joining co-star Trina Nishimura at next month’s MCM Liverpool Comic Con.

Red Dwarf's Chris Barrie and Danny John-Jules - who star in the classic sci-fi sitcom as Arnold J. Rimmer and Cat!

Vic Mignogna, best known for playing Edward Elric in classic anime Fullmetal Alchemist, joining fellow anime stars Trina Nishimura and Bryce Papenbrook at the show.

Fifth Doctor Peter Davison is the latest addition to MCM Liverpool Comic Con’s guest line-up.

Greg Austin and Fady Elsayed - The new Doctor Who spin-off, Class.

Take a look at the event when it was here last year!

 

General Admission Tickets - General Entry Commences at 11am on Saturday and Sunday

One Priority Ticket will allow 2 Under 5s in for free before 11am. One Priority or General Ticket will allow 2 Under 10s in for free after 11am.

‘Weekend' ticket access from 9:00am Sat & 9:30am Sun. 'Priority' ticket access from 9:00am Sat / 09:30am Sun. 'Standard' ticket access from 11:00am.

Tickets are for the event only and not to meet guests, if a guest cancels due to work commitments we do not offer refunds.

RULES ABOUT COSTUMES, WEAPONS AND PROPS CAN BE FOUND HERE

 

 


  • Train

  • Plane

  • Bus

  • Car

From the south...

Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.

Exhibition Centre Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to the venue. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.

Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...

A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to the venue. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.

For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk

For all car journeys it's best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs are visible on the major routes into the city. Exhibition Centre Liverpool is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted.

From the North...

Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront. The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is signposted 'Waterfront' on the city wide 'available spaces' signage. 

From the South...

Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront. The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is signposted 'Waterfront' on the city wide 'available spaces' signage.

The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park has 1,600 secure, covered spaces, and there are more car parks within five minutes’ walk. The Waterfront Car Park is signposted “Waterfront” on the city-wide “available parking spaces” signs. These signs provide live information as to the number of available spaces. Fees operate on a sliding scale as follows:

£2 for up to 1 hour 
£5 for up to 2 hours 
£7 for up to 5 hours 
£10 for up to 9 hours 
£15 for up to 24 hours

More information on driving to Exhibition Centre Liverpool and parking can be found here.

Travel

Frequently Asked Questions

Have You Considered?
Liverpool's Finest

Liverpool is a vibrant, modern city, proud of its rich heritage and renowned for its friendly people. Visit Liverpool and enjoy everything it has to offer. Here is just a sample of what's available.

Staying

Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower

Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower

Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower is a 4 star hotel located within walking distance of the venue, in the ideal location for your visit to Liverpool. The hotel is perfectly placed to show you the vibrant city and boasts superb views over the Liver Buildings and River Mersey.

Visit website
Hard Days Night Hotel

Hard Days Night Hotel

Welcome to the world’s only Beatles inspired hotel, combining the highest quality facilities in a truly unique environment. Located in the heart of Liverpool’s ‘Beatles Quarter’ offering 110 luxurious individual rooms.

Visit website

Eat & Drink

Chaophraya and Palm Sugar Lounge (Thai)

Chaophraya and Palm Sugar Lounge (Thai)

Chaophraya and Palm Sugar Lounge are conveniently located in Liverpool ONE, just across from the venue. Chaophraya and Palm Sugar serve authentic Thai cuisine and cocktails.

Visit website
Fazenda

Fazenda

Sample the true essence of the Brazilian gaucho at Fazenda steak house. Halal available with 24 hours prior notice. Our extensive vegetarian options include delicious homemade pasta. Free speed wi-fi.

Visit website

Shopping

Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE

From high street favourites to high end boutiques Liverpool ONE offers a shopping experience unlike any other. Enjoy dinner on the restaurant lined Leisure Terrace overlooking Chavasse Park or maybe drinks in Browns or WOW Bar.

Visit website
City Central Shopping

City Central Shopping

The beating heart of Liverpool’s retail scene, just minutes away from the venue, City Central Shopping comprises five shopping centres, two hotels, two theatres and more than 400 shops, so there’s something for everyone and every budget.

Visit website

Attractions

The Wheel of Liverpool

The Wheel of Liverpool

Located on site, the imposing Wheel of Liverpool has 42 fully enclosed and air-conditioned capsules, which offer riders breathtaking views of the city, the Welsh mountains and – of course - the World Heritage Site waterfront.

Visit website
Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE

From high street favourites to high-end boutiques, your
fabulous shopping experience is a short stroll from
the venue. Stores open until 8pm weekdays, so
there’s plenty of time to hit the shops.

Visit website
The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story

The award-winning Beatles Story takes you on an unforgettable journey through the lives, times, culture and music of The Beatles.

Visit website