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Everything you need to know about Nor-Con 2017

PUBLISHED: 10:58 07 October 2017 | UPDATED: 10:58 07 October 2017

Nor-Con at Norfolk Showground. Left to right, James Sutton as the 12th Dr Who, Nathan Ward as the 10th Dr Who, Martin Curtis as a Ghostbuster and Michael Chapman as the 4th Dr Who. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Nor-Con at Norfolk Showground. Left to right, James Sutton as the 12th Dr Who, Nathan Ward as the 10th Dr Who, Martin Curtis as a Ghostbuster and Michael Chapman as the 4th Dr Who. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2016

As Nor-Con returns to the Norfolk Showground for another weekend of SciFi and fantasy fun, here’s everything you need to know about the event.

What is it?

Nor-Con is the Norfolk TV, Film and Comic Con, a two day event where people who love SciFi and Fantasy TV and film can come together and celebrate their favourite things. Celebrity guests often make appearances at the event and a range of exhibitors will be attending, selling merchandise, collectables and more. Vehicles, costumes and cosplay will also be on display.

When is it?

Nor-Con is taking place at The Norfolk Showground Arena over October 7-8.

Who’s going to be there?

Film and TV stars currently confirmed for the weekend include Terry Molloy (Dr Who), Kai Owen (Torchwood), Anjli Mohindra (The Sarah Jane Adventures), Toyah Willcox (Quadrophenia), Chris Barrie (Red Dwarf), Mark Dexter (Red Dwarf), Jeremy Bulloch (Star Wars), Ian Mcelhinney (Game of Thrones), Femi Ogilvy (Star Wars), Nick Moran (Harry Potter) and Chris Rankin (Harry Potter). A range of comic artists will also be attending, such as Lee Townsend, Martin Griffiths and Barry Kitson. YouTubers Caddicarus and DidYouKnowGaming will also be at the event over the weekend.

How can I get tickets?

Tickets are available online from nor-con.co.uk

Prices begin from £12 for an adult general access day ticket and £8 for a child. Weekend packages, early entry and photo shoot tickets are also available.

Tickets can be purchased on the day of event but only after 1pm and this is subject to venue capacity.

What are the opening times?

Early access tickets allow entry to the venue from 9am. General access is from 10.30am.

The show closes at 5pm on Saturday and 4pm on Sunday.

Parking

Free parking will be available at the showground.

Can I come in costume?

Yes, however this is subject to inspection upon entry. Any hard or sharp objects will not be allowed inside the venue and will be removed until you leave.

Other info

• Nor-Con recommend that all children under the age of 14 attend the event with an adult.

• There is no cash point on site but there is a cashpoint at The Showground Pub opposite the event location and at Sainsbury’s at the Longwater Trading Estate.

• Registered carers can enter the event for free when accompanying a disabled person.

• No smoking, vaping or alcohol is allowed inside the venue.

• No animals are permitted into the venue.

For more information visit nor-con.co.uk

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