23rd Jul2018

‘Hyper Japan’ – 2018 Convention Report

by Xenia Grounds

It’s stating the obvious but Hyper Japan celebrates the best that Japan has to offer such as its food, drinks, video games, entertainment, fashion and culture. There’s a lot that Japan has provided for the world to enjoy and being able to enjoy all of it in one place is something that shouldn’t be missed […]

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28th Jun2018

Watch Now: MegaCon Orlando 2018 Walkthrough

by Phil Wheat

Megacon, the Southeast’s largest fan convention with shows in both Orlando and Tampa Bay, returned to the Orange County Convention Center on Thursday May 24th through Sunday May 27th 2018. This year, Megacon Orlando welcomed more than 100,000 fans throughout the Memorial Day weekend with a long roster of celebrity guests, endless programming and much […]

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15th Jun2018

MegaCon Orlando 2018 – Convention Report

by Kat Wheat

MegaCon Orlando is a yearly event that takes place in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Centre, catering to all kinds of fans. Love horror… this convention is for you, love Doctor who… this convention is for you, love animé… this convention is for you, love Marvel, love DC. This convention is for you! […]

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12th Jun2018

Megacon Orlando 2018 – Image Gallery

by Phil Wheat

Megacon, the Southeast’s largest fan convention with shows in both Orlando and Tampa Bay, returned to the Orange County Convention Center on Thursday May 24th through Sunday May 27th 2018. This year, Megacon Orlando welcomed more than 100,000 fans throughout the Memorial Day weekend with a long roster of celebrity guests, endless programming and much […]

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01st Jun2018

Southend Film Festival 2018 – Report

by Philip Rogers

The Southend Film Festival celebrated its 10th year anniversary over the weekend and continued to show why it remains one of the most prestigious annual events in the UK for filmmakers. Delivering a strong diverse range of independent films specially selected for the festival, it gives the audience a unique opportunity to see films which […]

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30th May2018

Southend Film Festival 2018 – Gala Evening Report

by Philip Rogers

2018 marks the 10th anniversary for the Southend Film Festival which opened up on 24th May with the hugely anticipated black-tie gala. The festival has continued to grow year on year and is now recognised as the biggest film event in Southend and one of the most prestigious annual events in the UK filmmakers calendar. […]

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30th May2018

MCM London Comic Con 2018 – Event Report

by Xenia Grounds

At the risk of losing some of my credibility as a nerd, I’ve never been to an MCM convention. Truth be told, I don’t really go to conventions. Not because I don’t want to but because I’ve never found the time for it. However, if all MCM conventions are like the one that happened this […]

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28th Mar2018

‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ Theatre Review

by Philip Rogers

Monty Python’s Spamalot is a musical comedy adaption of the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), itself a parody of the Legend of King Arthur and the Knights of a very round table. With Spamalot currently on a quest across the UK, I attended the most recent performance at the Towngate Theatre. Having […]

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08th Feb2018

Horror-on-Sea 2018: Weekend Two Report

by Philip Rogers

The Horror-on- Sea Festival is Southend’s annual horror event, which showcases the talents of Independent filmmakers, through shorts and features over two weekends. This is the 6th year it has been running and this is my review of the festivals second weekend Day 1: Friday 26th January – Double Feature 19:00pm Feature – Mortuary Massacre […]

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29th Jan2018

Horror-on-Sea 2018: Weekend One Report

by Philip Rogers

The Horror-on- Sea Film Festival is Southend’s annual horror event, which showcases the talents of Independent filmmakers, through shorts and features over two weekends. This is the 6th year it has been running and judging by the turn out for the first weekend this is going to be there biggest event yet. Day 1: Friday […]

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05th Jan2018

‘WrestleForce Rayleigh New Years Special’ Results & Review

by Philip Rogers

WrestleForce is continuing to gain momentum in the world of UK Wrestling and ended the year with an explosive night of action in the Rayleigh New Years Special, which was hosted by Lee Bamber. The Mills Arts Event Centre is one of the bigger venues for WrestleForce, and with a sellout crowd it creates an […]

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26th Oct2017

WrestleForce: Wickford (21/10/17) – Results & Review

by Philip Rogers

WrestleForce is a great way to see live professional wrestling in the UK, with upcoming events every week in Essex. I attended the latest event at the Wick Community Centre in Wickford, which despite the small venue manage to create quite an atmosphere with a sell-out crowd. The layout of the venue means that the […]

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24th Oct2017

365Flicks does the ‘Cincinnati Comic Expo’

by Kevin Haldon

So its been over a fortnight since Chris and myself got back from Cinci and although we shared our experiences on episode #90 of the 365 podcast, I also wanted to do a cheeky little write up for the website… First off we have said it about a hundred times but we can’t thank Matt […]

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10th Oct2017

World Zombie Day: London 2017 – Report & Gallery

by Philip Rogers

You could be forgiven thinking there is no more room in hell, as the dead dawned on London yesterday. But don’t panic, the end of the world is not here; it was all part of an annual charity event called World Zombie Day: London and this year they are raising money for St Mungo’s to help […]

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09th Aug2017

2017 Panorama Music Festival – Report

by Catherina Gioino

In just its second year of existence, the Panorama Music Festival did much to excite its fans and concert goers. Be it the countless musial artists and acts they lined up for the three-day event in New York City, or the various food, drink, and merch vendors and the interactive art exhibits, Panorama surely delivered. […]

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21st Jul2017

PLAY Expo Blackpool 2017 – Report

by Phil Wheat

Well the weekend has come and gone, and with it this years PLAY Expo Blackpool – the latest gaming event from Replay Events, one of the UK’s premier gaming and event entertainment companies. Of course the PLAY Expo events are all about playing games: be it pinball, arcade games or consoles, be they retro or […]

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09th Jun2017

Event Review: ‘Collectormania 24′

by Ian Wells

Okay, I was dubious about attending this Collectormania 24. Perhaps dubious isn’t the right word. Without sounding negative, if you have been to one event put on by Showmasters you have essentially been to them all. Which is a good thing. We are after all creatures of habit. The reason I didn’t want to attend […]

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19th Apr2017

PLAY Expo Leeds 2017 – Report

by Phil Wheat

This weekend Replay Events, one of the UK’s premier gaming and event entertainment companies and the driving force behind PLAY Expo Blackpool AND Manchester (both events that team Nerdly have attended in the past), added another Northern event to their roster: PLAY Expo Leeds, an all-day gaming celebration taking place which took place at Leeds […]

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19th Nov2015

Thought Bubble 2015: Post-Con Report & Interviews

by Mark Allen

The weekend of 14-15 November saw the annual Thought Bubble comic-con return once more to Leeds, and with it came a cornucopia of artists, writers, and their dazzling creations. Nerdly was on the scene the whole time, keeping an eye out for talented new creators, magnificent cosplay and, of course, invitations to alternate mid-con parties. (Sadly […]

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14th Sep2015

Blackpool Comic Con 2015 – My Thoughts

by Phil Wheat

As someone who has attended a myriad of conventions here in the UK for almost a decade - from small local events like Burnley’s Star Wars Fan Fun Day and Chorley’s Stars & Cars, to the big boys like MCM London, Manchester AND Birmingham and Showmaster’s events like the London Film and Comic Con – the article […]

23rd Aug2015

The 18th Annual Brooklyn Film Festival – Report

by Catherina Gioino

“The filmmaker must follow not traditional thinking.” The filmmaker “must be driving on and across complex, multi-layered, deeply meaningful roads.” And such is the requirement for this year’s theme of “Illuminate” at the 2015 Brooklyn Film Festival, held on May 29 to June 7, 2015. In an attempt to bring world class films to Brooklyn […]

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29th Jul2015

‘PLAY It! Manchester’ – Launch Day Gallery

by Phil Wheat

Running from Saturday 25th July to Sunday 9th August, PLAY it! Manchester – in partnership with leading gaming specialists Replay Events (the guys behind Play Blackpool and Play Expo Manchester) – is a hands-on celebration and immersive gaming experience for fun-loving visitors young and old alike. From Pong and Pacman to Minecraft and Halo there […]

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