Our South Ribble Comic Con venue is situated approximately 3.5 miles from Preston in the lovely surrounding area of South Ribble.
The Venue itself, South Ribble Tennis and Fitness Centre, is our largest venue to date to host a Comic Con event, as it is 5 times larger than the standard four badminton size sports hall (see floor plan).
The M65 motorway and M6 motorway links are nearby and make it easy for exhibitors and attendees to locate.
Our venue can be found behind Sainsbury’s Supermarket, situated off Cuerden Way (see map for further details) and has a capacity to hold 2000 attendees throughout the day -inside the ground floor tennis Hall.
Snacks and Drinks are available throughout the day from our venue cafe
Doors open 10 a.m. & Close 5 p.m. Apart from the usual Cosplay Competitions for Junior and Senior entrants, there will be music played by our very own D.J. playing a varied selection of family music to keep both adults and children entertained. Further entertainment will hopefully be complemented with various props on display as well as Cosplayers dressed up in a variety of hero and villains costumes.
We also hope to feature some children's games which link into the Hunger Games theme for the event where some prizes can be won.
So apart from the usual sing-along and dancing with the Gerry Hatricks & Robbie the Robot, there will be a few extra surprises to entertain the younger ones!
Our Cosplay competition will start at 3 p.m. with prizes being awarded for the first, second and third winners. Starting with our senior Cosplay entrants first our judges will choose the winners & then follow through with a junior competition at 3:30 p.m.
There are 50 car parking space situated at the venue and a further 50 spaces on the overspill car park at the rear of the venue for visitors attending on the day, which can be found off Cuerden Way opposite Aldi Supermarket. There is also parking available at Sainsbury's and Aldi Supermarkets, however parking on their grounds has a 3-hour limitation as it is primarily for their customers.
Information about Guest Signers and details can be found at the top of our Home Page.