Meanwhile… Comic Con Cosplay Information

Meanwhile… Comic Con supports everyone who wishes to cosplay at our comic convention. People of all ages, young and old, are welcome to attend in costumes showcasing their love for their favourite fictional characters.

Guidance for all Costume-Wearing Attendees

You may attend the convention wearing any costume you choose but please bear in mind the following:

  • To enter the show floor, you must have a valid Meanwhile… Comic Con ticket.
  • You do not have to enter the Cosplay Competition to attend Meanwhile… in cosplay.
  • All costumed attendees mustadhere to the Costume and Prop Rules below, in addition to the standard convention rules and our general Weapons and Harassment If you have any queries or are unsure on any rules listed please contact us at
Costume Rules

Costumes should provide enough body coverage to be worn in public and should be in good taste and appropriate for a family-friendly convention.

The maximum height, width or depth of a costume should be less than two metres. This excludes any parts (e.g. wings) that can collapse to a smaller size and is kept collapsed when traversing through the convention floor.

If you think your costume will exceed this, please contact us so we can review the circumstances and check that it is safe for both you and those around you to wear within the convention.

Costumes should not have any parts that could cause an injury to other attendees of the convention.

If the costume is made of hard materials please ensure that edges are rounded off and/or padded appropriately.

Prop Rules

Any item that is banned or subject to any restrictions from being carried AND/OR sold in this country should not be brought to Meanwhile… by any attendees.

Meanwhile… Comic Convention reserve the right to withdraw access to their event and cancel the tickets, without refund, to anyone deemed to be breaking these rules.

Fully functional firearms and replica guns (including air soft guns, BB Guns, cap guns, paintball guns and pellet guns) are forbidden without a brightly coloured safety tip. Any ammunition for these firearms is forbidden. This includes all projectile weapons such as bows and crossbows as well.

All metal weapons including, knives, daggers, swords, clubs, batons, and axes regardless of whether they are sharp or blunt are forbidden.

All Weapons and props must have rounded or blunt edges and/or padded ends and must be incapable of causing harm.

Pyrotechnics, explosives, lasers and chemical weapons are forbidden.

Outside of the convention hall attendees must conceal their props or weapons in covered cases or bags.

All Props must adhere to the standard convention rules and our general Weapons Policy (see FAQ)

Meanwhile… reserve the right to withdraw access to their event and cancel the tickets, without refund, to anyone deemed to be breaking these rules.

Image Copyright

Meanwhile… Comic Convention and its associates may wish to use photos or videos of attendees for promotional purposes. By attending in costume, you agree that Meanwhile… Comic Convention and all associates may freely use your image in any promotional footage or photos taken during the event.