Comic Con Liverpool 2023
1-2 April 2023
The last Comic Con Liverpool in November 2022 once again made headlines as we knocked it out of the park with a phenomenal guest line-up including Vampire Diaries and The Originals stars Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Arielle Kebbel, Nathaniel Buzolic, Sebastian Roche, and Riley Voelkel, Gaston/Bard the Bowman himself Luke Evans, Vikings star Katheryn Winnick, Sons of Anarchy stars Charlie Hunnam, Ryan Hurst, Emilo Rivera, and Taryn Manning. We had a host of Stranger Things guests including the one and only Dusty-Bins himself, Mr Gaten Matarazzo!
Joining him were everyone's favourite Russian prison guard Tom Wlaschiha, young Henry Creel actor Raphael Luce, along with Hellfire Club members Gwydion Lashlee-Walton, Trey Best, and Grant Goodman. Other great guests included Cobra Kai stars Xolo Maridueña, Mary Mouser, Tanner Buchanan, Hannah Kebble, Annalisa Cochrane, and Paul Walter Hauser, Peaky Blinders star Paul Anderson, One Tree Hill star Chad Michael Murray, Twilight's Peter Facinelli, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, and Kellan Lutz, High School Musical star Lucas Grabeel, Mandalorian star Giancarlo Esposito, Star Wars Rebels and Days Gone voice actor Sam Witwer, 13 Reasons Why star Christian Navarro, the superstar that is Buffy's James Marsters, Goonies bad guys Joey Pantoliano, and Robert Davi, and Obi-Wan Kenobi star Bonnie Piesse. Also joining us were anime voice actors Emily Neves, Dawn M. Bennett, Jenny Yokobori, and Amber Lee-Connors, and finally the one and only Matilda star Mara Wilson delighted everyone she met!
Our attractions were astounding as well and included an amazing recreation of The Mystic Grill from The Vampire Diaries as well as other amazing set builds such as Myagi-Do and Cobra Kai Dojo's, the batcave, Iron Mans Armoury and more. There were also some other great props such as Falkor from The Neverending Story, The A-Team van and so much more more! There were also other great attractions such as board gaming, D&D, a cinema showing great movies all weekend long, activities for the kids, the awesome Grey Jedi Order Training School and SO much more!
Let's not forget the enourmous Trader Zone, guest artist, and authors and of course our amazing troupe of cosplayers, along with our amazing UK cosplay competition finale where tons of fun was had with our cosplay guests on and off stage throughout the whole weekend and at the amazing after party!
And yes, you guessed it, we're ready to do it all again in April 2023!
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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.
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.
There is onsite parking and plenty of parking nearby, more information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.
- Merseytravel (rail, ferry and bus timetables)
- Liverpool John Lennon Airport
- Manchester Airport
- Visit Liverpool (Tourism website)
- Virgin Trains (mainline services from Liverpool Lime Street)