Dressing to impress at CosXPo 2019

A big hit when it was held at Reading University last year, CosXPo returns to the campus from 5-6 April this year with workshops, panels, cosplay lab, photo ops and the CosXPo championship. The championship will take place on Saturday, 6 April, and cosplayers will have the opportunity to show off their dazzling costumes and…

Animangapop to drop in Plymouth

The south-west’s biggest and best anime and manga event returns to Plymouth in February for the sixth year… but now it’s staying for two days. Taking place at the city’s Future Inn from 9-10 February, Animangapop promises to be a non-stop action-packed weekend filled to the brim with exciting new things to see, do, experience,…

Catwoman: Eartha Kitt

It’s weird how dressing a woman in stretch black lame can elevate her to a whole new dimension. Eartha Kitt was already a highly successful singer and acclaimed actress when she took over the role of Catwoman from Julie Newmar for the third series of the 1960s TV series Batman, starring Adam West and Burt…

Rai-Con a force for Star Wars Day

It promises to be a special Star Wars Day this year for anime and manga fans in Scotland, with the one-day cosplay convention Rai-Con returning to Glasgow on 4 May 2019. With a wide variety of interesting events including panels, tournaments, competitions, workshops, screenings and the “not-to-be-missed” Rai-Con After Party… organisers have packed in as…

Coco Chanel

It was 48 years ago today that possibly the most influential woman of the last century passed away. A revolutionary of society as well as fashion, Coco Chanel came from nothing to become arguably the most significant woman of her age, tearing down stereotypes and leaving a lasting legacy on women’s fashion that has survived…

Manchester Tattoo Tea Party

Ink it into your calendar, Manchester plays host to the Tattoo Tea Party from 2-3 March this year. Celebrating everything that is wonderful about the tattoo scene in the UK and Ireland, the 2019 Tattoo Tea Party will be held in EventCity, next to The Trafford Centre. The convention, now in it’s eighth year, hosts…