Three (no FOUR!) great events over three days, and Ike and I’ll be hiding in the least known one 🙂
WELLYCON: Boardgaming fun: 4-5 June 2016 starting at 10am the Wellingotn Boardgaming convention – if you love board games check it out here comiccon.co.nz/wellycon-nz-boardgaming-convention
Great for discovering brand new board games.
ARMAGEDDON: June 4-6th 2016 Queens Birthday long weekend 10am to 5pm all three days: http://www.armageddonexpo.com/nz/ of course you know about this event it has all these famous guests, and is a hit for cosplayers and tv watchers, and geeks of all kinds.
- Rose McIver – IZOMBIE, ONCE UPON A TIME (Sat/Sun only)
- David Giuntoli – GRIMM
- Natalia Tena – HARRY POTTER FILMS, GAME OF THRONES
- Robert Picardo – STAR TREK VOYAGER, STARGATE ATLANTIS
- Robert Duncan McNeill – STAR TREK VOYAGER, CHUCK
- Samuel Anderson – DOCTOR WHO
- Ray Santiago – ASH vs EVIL DEAD (Sun only)
- Dana DeLorenzo – ASH vs EVIL DEAD (Sun only)
- Ted Raimi – XENA, SEAQUEST DSV (Sat/Sun only)
- Tahmoh Penikett – SUPERNATURAL, DOLLHOUSE, BATTLESTA GALACTICA
- Cliff Simon – STARGATE SG1
- Graham McTavish – OUTLANDER, CREED, HOBBIT FILMS (Sun only)
- Jed Brophy – HOBBIT FILMS, SHANNARA (Sat only)
AU CONTRAIRE (better known as the National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention) June 4th to June 6th 2016, comiccon.co.nz/au-contrairenz-sci-fi-con/ The guests of honour are A.J. Fitzwater and author Juliet Marillier.
Okay- I lied – there are 4 events
WHITE CLOUD WORLDS EXHIBITION: how could I have forgotten about this. It’s running Sunday 5 June, to Sunday 12 June 2016 at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts. Which is unmissable if you love fantasy and art. www.eventfinda.co.nz/2016/white-cloud-worlds-academy-exhibition/wellington
Featuring work by over 30 artists from the popular White Cloud Worlds books, this new show will inspire and amaze with its selection of original and digital artworks and sculpture from artists who have worked on some of the most well known film, graphic novel and game titles including The Hobbit and LOTR trilogies, Avatar, Mad Max: Fury Road, Wizards of the Coast, and more.
Ike and I are having fun, we hope you’re enjoying your weekend too…