Geeks will descend on The Dome as new date announced for Doncaster Unleashed Comic-Con

Due to plans to allow events to take place from June 21 this means Unleashed Events will go ahead with the Doncaster Unleashed Comic-Con.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 10:27 am

The event, which was scheduled for April 18, has been postponed and will now take place on Sunday, July 25.

Spokesperson Sharon Hall said: “We are so happy that, after what has been an unprecedented and challenging situation, we can finally get back to holding our comic-con events and we are extremely excited to be back at The Dome.

"We had an amazing fun packed day the last time we were at The Dome and we look forward to greeting everyone back for the start of another geeky year.”

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A comic-con is a brief escape from reality where pop culture, ie sci-fi, superheroes, zombies, fantasy, etc., can be experienced all in one room. You can meet guests from the world of film and TV as well as seeing attractions to admire and interact with.

There are geeky traders selling everything from art to collectables, items that you simply will not be able to find on the high street. People of all ages can come along in costume, maybe of their favourite film or comic book character, as it is opportunity to show off your geeky side.

Unleashed Events will be announcing guests and attractions for the new date as soon as they confirm their attendance. For information regarding Doncaster Comic-Con and other Unleashed Events visit www.unleashedevents.co.uk

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