01st May2019

What’s on at PLAY Expo Manchester this weekend!

by Phil Wheat

PLAY Expo, the north’s biggest videogames event, is coming to Manchester for the seventh time this Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5th. Held at Manchester Central Exhibition Centre, the event will welcome over 25,000 videogames fans through the doors for two days of gaming brilliance. PLAY Expo features almost 1,000 free to play gaming consoles, handhelds, […]

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21st Mar2019

PLAY Expo Manchester 2019 moves to Manchester Central Exhibition Centre

by Phil Wheat

PLAY Expo is returning to Manchester for the seventh time on May 4th-5th 2019. Taking place in a new, bigger venue, PLAY Expo will be held at Manchester Central Exhibition Centre and will welcome over 25,000 videogames fans through the doors for two days of gaming brilliance. The perfect day out for games enthusiasts of […]

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13th Mar2019

MCM Comic Con returns to Birmingham

by Phil Wheat

MCM starts its 2019 convention season with a bang this month, as MCM Birmingham Comic Con returns to the NEC on 23rd-24th March for another fun-filled weekend of geeky goodness. The biggest comic con in the Midlands, MCM Birmingham comes packed with pop culture content, exclusive products and an awesome array of special guests, including: […]

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21st Jan2019

London Toy Fair 2019: Funko reveal new Batman Pops & more Primal Age!

by Phil Wheat

London Toy Fair kicks off tomorrow with press day, but getting a jump on all the news we can expect from the UK biggest toy show here’s a list of just SOME of the new products on the way from Funko… They’ve also announced The Incredibles AND Little Mermaid 5-Star figures ahead of tomorrow too! […]

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17th Jan2019

MidWest WeirdFest announce first wave of films for 2019 fest

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest have announced its first programming wave for their third annual festival – a cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird – which takes place March 8-10th 2019 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Says festival founder and programming director Dean Bertram: This year’s fest line-up […]

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10th Jan2019

Line-up announced for Glasgow Frightfest 2019

by Phil Wheat

It’s full scream ahead as Arrow Video FrightFest, the UK’s favourite horror fantasy event, returns to Glasgow Film Festival for a 14th fearful year, from Thursday 28 February to Saturday 2 March, 2019. Presenting a stunning and resonating two days of trauma, terror and tantalising thrills, this year’s line-up, once again housed at the iconic […]

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07th Nov2018

365Flicks & Nerdly heading to Comic Con Scotland: “For The Love of 80s”

by Kevin Haldon

That is right, the 80’s are heading to Scotland for Comic Con Scotland and into the heart of its capital city Edinburgh for Monopoly Events convention For The Love of 80s, and they are bringing some of the biggest if not the biggest talents of Film, TV and even some sports faces you will be able […]

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22nd Oct2018

More titles announced for MCM Comic Con gaming line-up

by Phil Wheat

ZA/UM Studio, E-Line Media and Modus Games have announced they will be showcasing their upcoming titles at MCM London Comic Con, taking place at ExCel on 26th-28th October 2018. You can find them all in the Rezzed Zone on the showfloor (sandwiched between Sony and Nintendo). Disco Elysium (ZA/UM Studio) Disco Elysium is a ground-breaking […]

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21st Oct2018

Preview: Hyper Japan Winter 2018

by Phil Wheat

Immerse yourself in all aspects of Japanese culture, from food, art, music and fashion to award-winning anime, the latest high-tech gadgets and cool cosplay at this November’s Hyper Japan at London’s Olympia. Hundreds of exhibitors, along with tens of thousands of J-culture fans, will gather for the event. This is your chance to dive into […]

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18th Oct2018

Full details on HMV’s new ‘hmv presents Comic Week’ unveiled

by Kat Wheat

hmv announced that from 19th – 25th October, the UK’s leading specialist entertainment retailer will be celebrating characters from the comic book world with the first annual hmv presents Comic Week. Taking place just before London’s MCM Comic Con, hmv presents Comic Week will launch fan’s into the DC and Marvel universes and beyond with […]

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10th Oct2018

MCM Comic Con returns to London in 2 weeks!

by Phil Wheat

MCM Comic Con London, the largest UK pop culture event is gearing up for its return to the capital later this month, on 26th-28th October. This year’s MCM Comic Con London is packed with bigger guests, exclusive products and more explosive and interactive content, as thousands of cosplayers, movie buffs, comic fans, families, gamers, collectors […]

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05th Oct2018

Arrow Video FrightFest announces line-up for Halloween 2018 event

by Phil Wheat

Arrow Video FrightFest unleashes an intoxicating six-pack of horror, sci-fi and fantasy for their popular Halloween all-day event, now at the Cineworld Leicester Square on Saturday 3rd November. The 12-hour monstrous marathon embraces four continents and includes two world premieres and four UK premieres The day kicks off with Julian Richards’ latest chiller REBORN, a […]

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27th Sep2018

Europe’s longest-running Nicolas Cage Film Festival returns to Glasgow

by Phil Wheat

Matchbox Cineclub have this week announced Cage-a-rama 2: Cage Uncaged, a two-day film festival celebrating the wild, weird world of Nicolas Cage. Europe’s longest running Nic Cage film festival returns on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th January 2019, to the Centre of Contemporary Arts, Glasgow. Cage-a-rama 2: Cage Uncaged fully unleashes the wild side of […]

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21st Sep2018

Preview: Thought Bubble 2018

by Phil Wheat

UK comic con (and its actually a comic con, not an MCM type mixed-media affair, this one actually focuses on comics and their creators) Thought Bubble started life in November 2007 as a one-day event in the basement of Leeds Town Hall and has grown in status and stature over the years. The festival celebrates […]

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20th Sep2018

Line-up for third annual ‘FilmFear’ season announced

by Phil Wheat

HOME and Film4 have today announced the programme for the third annual FilmFear season – six days of horror, extreme cinema, cult favourites and special guests coming to Manchester this October. Acclaimed Scandi fantasy Border, co-written by the author of Let the Right One In, kicks off the season on 26th October and is the […]

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01st Sep2018

‘All In’ 2018 PPV Predictions

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to the All In prediction column, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and this is a preview of what may be the biggest wrestling card of the year. I’d also like to thank CBS Sports for providing the card listing that we are working with here. I’m really excited for this one, so […]

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24th Aug2018

Official selection announced for Fractured Visions Film Festival

by Phil Wheat

The organisers of the Fractured Visions Film Festival have announced the line-up for their inaugural event. Says the organisers: Over the past 10 months the festival has been privileged to witness some of the finest examples of modern horror from across the world. But after a tough selection process with dozens of stunning submissions, the […]

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21st Aug2018

Grimmfest announce 3 UK premieres for October’s fear fest

by Phil Wheat

Manchester-based genre film festival Grimmfest have announced the first 3 of many UK premieres lined up for this year’s 10th anniversary edition; along with details of some very special awards prizes on offer for films in the official selection. The full festival programme is due to be unleashed on Monday 3rd September 2018, but here’s […]

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10th Aug2018

IMPACT Wrestling announces 2 dream matches for the UK!

by Phil Wheat

IMPACT Wrestling – who return to Britain with a live show at Wrestling MediaCon 2018 on Sunday September 9th – has announced two international dream matches for the company’s first live event in the UK in almost three years, pitting IMPACT Wrestling’s top stars against the very best of Britain. Sami Callihan vs. Jimmy Havoc Sami […]

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04th Jun2018

Grimmfest announce 2018′s festival special guest

by Phil Wheat

UK genre film festival Grimmfest have announced that this year’s 10th Anniversary festival will take place at the ODEON Manchester Great Northern, 4th-7th October – and that the special guest will be actress and horror genre icon Barbara Crampton. Renowned for her roles in cult classics such as Re-Animator and From Beyond, Barbara continues to be a major figure […]

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24th May2018

Creative England name Pinball Films in the top 50 of innovative creators for 2018

by Phil Wheat

Maverick, lo-fi, outsider producers Pinball Films and director Ashley Horner (pictured above) have been nominated as one of Creative England’s 50 most exciting creative companies in the country right now. CE50, a showcase of the best up and coming, innovative and disruptive companies across film, games and digital tech sees Industry leaders come together on […]

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24th May2018

Guests announced for PLAY Expo London 2018

by Phil Wheat

PLAY Expo, the UK’s largest arcade, indie and retro gaming show, comes to London’s Printworks for the first time on the 11th and 12th of August 2018. A must attend event for any videogames fan, featuring hundreds of original arcade and pinball machines, plus consoles and PCs playing a virtual who’s who of gaming classics […]

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