Preston Comic Con 2022: Here’s everything you need to know about the fabulous event, including how to get tickets and which special guests will be there

Here’s everything you need to know about this hugely popular event.

Where is the event taking place?

It will take place at Preston North End Football Club.

Rimmer (Chris Barrie) and two of his Red Dwarf co-stars Lister (Craig Charles) and Kryten (Robert Llewellyn)

When is it?

This Saturday, November 5.

What time does it start and end?

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. and the event closes at 4:30 p.m.

Chris Barrie – Rimmer from Red Dwarf – pictured here at a Comic Con event in Morecambe

Where can I get tickets?

You can go to That Comic Shop, 116 Friargate, Preston to buy tickets in advance.

Can you pay at the door?

How much is admission?

Daytime admission is £15 for adults and for children (4-13 years) the cost is £7.50.

What special guests will be there?

The one and only Chris Barrie (Red Dwarf’s Rimmer), former Gladiator Lightning (Kim Betts), action movie stuntman David Cheung, actor James Payton, whose credits include Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Captain America: The First Avenger, and many more.

What else can I expect?

The Preston Ghostbusters will be there with Slimer and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and their fantastic Ecto 1 replica car. There will be a number of comic book artists including David Lloyd, who worked on the V for Vendetta comics, movie sets, merchandise stands and more.

How can I get there?

By car: From the M6, exit at Junction 31, follow the A59 (to Preston). After 1 mile take the second exit from the mini roundabout adjacent to Hesketh Arms (Ring Road, Blackpool A583, Football Ground) onto Blackpool Road A5085.

For more details on how to get there by bus or train, you can find information here.

Where can I park?

There is ample parking at the club.

Daniel K. Denny