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It’s that time of the year again, it’s LFCC time! If anyone is looking for us this weekend we’ll be hanging out a London’s Olympia with some of the hottest guests to hit our shores for a convention this year.

Here’s our quick survival guide to the weekend!

Getting to the Venue

Olympia is located very handily on the District line of the London Underground. It even has its own station, Kensington Olympia. The venue is located directly across the road from the station exit.

If travelling by bus:

  • 9 – runs from Aldwych to Hammersmith (south) and Hammersmith to Aldwych (north). There is also a night bus route – N9.
  • 10 – runs from Kings Cross to Hammersmith (south) and Hammersmith to Kings Cross (north). There is also a night bus route – N10 – that extends to Richmond (south).
  • 27 – runs from Chalk Farm to Turnham Green (south) and Turnham Green to Chalk Farm (north). This bus runs 24 hours a day.
  • 28 – runs from Kensal Rise to Wandsworth (south) and Wandsworth to Kensal Rise (north). There is also a night bus route – N28 that extends to Camden Town (north).
  • 49 – runs from White City to Clapham Junction (south) and Clapham Junction to White City (north). It stops on Holland Road and Olympia is just around the corner.
  • 391 – runs from Fulham to Richmond (south) and Richmond to Fulham (north). It stops at the top of North End Road, opposite the venues.

The venue address is:

Olympia
Hammersmith Road
London
W14 8UX

Guests

Appearing across the weekend are the likes of Jason Momoa, Martin and Charlie Sheen, Robert Carlisle, Carrie-Ann Moss, Alex Kingston, Brendan Fraser and many many more!

Autographs and photos can be pre-ordered ahead of your attendance at the show here.

For a full lists of guests visit the LFCC website.

Cosplay

What’s a comic con without cosplay? As with all cons LCCS encourages fans to dress up as their favourite pop culture heroes and villains. There are also a few rules they ask that you abide by when attending the event.

When it comes to weapons here’s a look at what the organisers allow and frown upon:

Allow:

  • Non realistic weapons
  • Replica firearms with a red/orange tip
    The tip must be clear and visible from a distance
  • Blunt metal weapons in a sheath
  • Unstrung or loosely strung bow
  • Coiled and secured whips
  • Plastic / wood / LARP weapons
  • Tools
  • Props longer than 6ft accompanied by an experienced spotter

Not allowed:

  • Firearms
  • Realistic Replica Firearms
  • Props or weapons with sharp edges
  • Bokken
  • Functional bows or crossbows
  • Darts
  • Sligshots
  • Unsecured whips
  • Pyrotechnics/explosives (including glitter and smoke bombs)
  • Sharp Arrows

For a full breakdown of the cosplay guidelines head to the Showmasters website.

If you have any other questions regarding the event then checkout this handy FAQ put together by the Showmasters team.

We’ll see there Super Friends!


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