Coastal Comic Con will be holding a number of talks and demonstrations for attendees during the event.

The majority of these will be free to attend and you will be able to hear a number of our guests and experts on a whole realm of pop culture subjects, talk about past and upcoming projects and get some in-depth knowledge from our cosplay guests!

Although the majority of these talks and demonstrations are free, spaces are limited and will be issued on a first come first served basis.

The full timetable will be available to view closer to the event.


Manga Workshop with Sonia Leong

We’re very pleased to announce that we will be offering a Manga art workshop with our special guest Sonia Leong at the event.

Sonia is a professional comic artist and illustrator specialising in Anime/Manga and we are delighted that she will be leading a workshop at Coastal Comic Con. With Sonia sharing her years of experience working in the industry, if you are a budding artist, make sure to come along and get some tips from the best!

Spaces will be limited, so check this page nearer the time of the event for booking details.

The Manga Workshop will be limited to ages 10 and up.


VEXED Foam Workshops

VEXED Cosplay and Props cosplay and prop builder social enterprise.

VEXED specialises in foam build props and armour commissions for cosplayers, theatres and independent films.

Being a social enterprise allows VEXED to give back to the community by offering free workspace and use of tools for new cosplayers to learn to build their first pieces, free starter kit classes, regular meet ups and free cosplay repairs for selected events.

VEXED will be offering their foam workshops at Coastal Comic Con, so come along and give it a try!

Due to the equipment being used, the workshops are limited to ages 14 and up.