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For The Love Of Sci-fi 2019

Monopoly Events Presents ‘For the Love of Sci-fi 2019’ The world’s biggest Sci-Fi fan convention is BACK and bigger than ever! Join the party as FTLOSF celebrates its 5th birthday with its army of loyal fans and celebrity guests at Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Longbridge Rd, Stretford, Manchester M17 1EH, on the 7th and 8th of December 2019 (with […]

For The Love Of Horror – Lost Boys Reunion

                This October, Monopoly Events are bringing cast from The Lost Boys to Manchester for a spectacular reunion! That’s right, six of the original cast from the 1987 Lost Boys will be here in Manchester on 19th & 20th October 2019. We can’t wait! Kiefer Sutherland – David […]

Manchester Comiccon Weekend

I got back to my house at 7pm last Sunday, slumped onto the couch and said, “Well, that was a weekend and a half!” I was exhausted. We had spent two days at Manchester Comiccon which, by far, had been the best weekend we had experienced in a good few years. Over the weekend I […]

Wales Comiccon 2019

Wales Comiccon first launched in 2008 and has remained one of the main places I go to to meet what I class as 80s legends. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Comiccons, they are a complex thing to try to explain – They are an event where people can dress up like their […]

Speak and Spell

What an amazing piece of 80s electronic gadgetry this was! A bright orange TALKING computer game, with loads of buttons and LOADS of spelling games! I loved my Speak and Spell! It was created by Texas Instruments and was probably the most popular toy of 1978. It practically ate batteries, using 4 at a time, […]

For The Love Of Sci-Fi

The weekend of December 1st & 2nd sees a HUGE Sci-Fi event descend into Manchester. For The Love Of Sci-Fi, from Monopoly Events, is bringing Film legends and TV stars to Manchester. If you remember 80s film classics like ET, Predator, Rocky and Red Sonja then you will love meeting the guests at this event. […]

Primark Retro Gaming Range

On Saturday 12th April, Primark’s flagship Manchester store held the launch of their new retro gaming clothing range. The event, which ran from around midday until 4pm, had everything a retro gamer could need – free arcade games to play, loads of new t-shirts and hoodies to buy and guests from the world of YouTube. […]

Digitiser : The Show – Interview with Mr. Biffo!

If you were alive in the 80s, and you’re still alive today, the chances are you were also alive throughout the 90s. What an exciting time they were! Full of futuristic things like flying cars, teleporters and time travel. Who am I trying to kid?!? The 80s were obviously far better. I mean, for a […]

For The Love Of Sci-Fi

Last weekend saw For The Love Of Sci-Fi at Bowlers exhibition centre with some big names, including William Shatner, Dolph Lungren, David Hasslehoff, Billy Dee Williams, Ernie Hudson, Jennifer Runyon, Zach Galligan, Casper van dien and a whole host more. The huge exhibition space had some amazing builds including a hand built Colonial Viper, including […]

CRASH – the Annual

CRASH, the Spectrum magazine from the 80s and 90s, is back in a one-off crowdfunded hardback annual! Fusion Retro Books, producers of many retro themed publications, has teamed up with a few original CRASH employees to bring us a brand new issue. Finally, issue 99! CRASH originally ended in 1992 at issue 98, leaving millions […]

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