The following security measures are in place for this show, these are in addition to the venue's standard procedures – further information on our security procedures available at sheffieldarena.co.uk in the FAQ section.
Please ensure you read this information and arrive early to help this process run as efficiently as possible.
• All customers will be searched before they are allowed access
to the venue.
• Small bags only please – we recommend nothing larger than
• Costumes over 6ft 5in or wider than 6ft you must be
accompanied by an experienced spotter at all times.
• All props will be checked at the door before you enter the
venue, prohibited items include firearms, realistic replica guns,
props/weapons with sharp edges, Bokken, functional bows &
crossbows, darts, slingshots, unsecured whips and
• More costume & prop guidelines available from the show
promoters at showmastersevents.com/index.php/cosplay-
• Anyone arriving in a costume with a face covering or mask
should remove the covering/mask prior to arriving at the entry
• Anyone requiring a pass-out will be allowed out of one door on
green concourse – they will be scanned out and they will then
need to be searched again prior to re-entering the venue. No-
one will be allowed to congregate on the outer/upper
• There will be no access to the venue car parks without a valid
car parking ticket or parking permit.
• Anyone arranging to meet or pick up someone from the event
must do so away from the venue and car parks.
As a guide please find below the event running times. Any updates will be posted on the Sheffield Film & Comic Con page of the Arena’s website and also on the Arena Facebook page.
9am Doors open for Early Bird & Gold Package Passes only
11am Doors open for Standard ticketholders
6pm Event Ends
We thank you for understanding and patience for the additional waiting time the above measures may lead to and ask that you forward these procedures on to others attending the Sheffield Film & Comic Con.
Any questions please call our box office in advance on 0114 256 56 56.
Following the success of the last 3 Sheffield Film & Comic Con's at the Sheffield Arena the event returns for it's fourth year on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th August.
The event will again feature Cosplay — where costumes can be displayed on stage with a chance to win prizes; a comic zone where you can meet comic writers & artistes, comic creation master classes & buy that rare edition; artiste alley were amateur comic & manga artists chill out, draw and meet other artists.
The Video Game Zone will host both modern & retro gaming with many casual-play and full-scale tournaments throughout the day. Browse hundreds of stalls selling collectable movie merchandise, costumes and toys. There will be a large number of free guest talks and several paid for premium guest talks over the weekend.
Already confirmed for Sheffield’s 2017 Film & Comic Convention are Sylvester McCoy (Doctor Who); Mark Rolston (Aliens); Jenette Goldstein (Aliens & Terminator 2); Paul Darrow (Blakes 7, Jams Bond) with many more guests to be confirmed over the coming months. The line-up is constantly updating to view the most up to date list of attendees visit the event promoters forum on this link showmastersonline.com/forums/index.php?s=39d13c93acbca3d22ebe2b5f7da48280&showforum=364.
Standard entry tickets are priced Adult £8.96 Children £4.48, Family of 2 adults & 2 children under 12 £22.40 (including booking fee), with a limited number of Early Entry tickets available priced £16.80 (including booking fee) available online through this web site sheffieldarena.co.uk by phone on 0114 256 56 56 or in person at the Arena box office.
A full breakdown of the ticket prices available below:-
Early Entrance Tickets — Valid for early entrance between 9-11am
£16.80 (£15 + £1.80 booking fee) for tickets booked online or through the ticket hotline on 0114 256 56 56
£15.75 (£15 + 75p booking fee) for tickets booked in person from the Arena Box Office
(There is no child prices on Early Entry Tickets — if child is 3 or under they are entitled to a free ticket)
Standard Tickets – Valid for entrance between 11-6pm
Adult Ticket — ages 12yrs and over
£8.96 (£8 + 96p booking fee) for tickets booked online or through the ticket hotline on 0114 256 56 56
£8.40 (8.00 + 40p booking fee) for tickets booked in person from the Arena Box Office
Child Tickets — ages 4 — 11yrs
£4.48 (£4 + 48p booking fee) for tickets booked online or through the ticket hotline on 0114 256 56 56
£4.20 (£4 + 20p booking fee) for tickets booked in person from the Arena Box Office
Children 3 and under are entitled to a free ticket
Family Ticket — 2 adults and 2 children under 12
£22.40 (£20 + £2.40 booking fee) for tickets booked online or through the ticket hotline on 0114 256 56 56
£21.00 (£20 + £1 booking fee) for tickets booked in person from the Arena Box Office