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IW-Heroes Con 3

IW-Heroes Con returns for its third year, with a comic con style event at Quay Arts on Saturday 4 May. 

IW-Heroes Con 3
IW-Heroes Con 3
IW-Heroes Con 3
IW-Heroes Con 3
IW-Heroes Con 3
IW-Heroes Con 3
IW-Heroes Con 3
IW-Heroes Con 3

What's On

For the 3rd year in a row Heroes presents IW-Heroes Con 3 on May the 4th 2024 from 10am - 5pm.

IW-Heroes Con 3 is a Comic Con style charity event held at the Quay Arts Centre in Newport, Isle of Wight.
This is a free event with a suggested donation of £2 on the door.

This year's event is community focused, showcasing Island artists with an art exhibition and meet and greet. 
Artists attending include Dan Digby, Adam Gaterell, Andrew Sawyers, Andrew Porter, Adam Brown and Faith Hills.

Local traders will be selling goods in the main Gallery alongside Heroes - Pokemon Learn to play, the raffle table and The Tantrums and Tabletops area where they will be interviewing guests and also filming the whole event!.

Traders attending include:
•    Fidel's Dream
•    Minifigre Montage
•    Hel fyre Crafts
•    Silver Screen Autographs
•    Cutest Creations
•    Heroes
•    Cutesy Junk
•    Isle Day Dream
•    Cineworld
•    SW Collectables
•    Jack and Jakes Pride Stall
•    Meridian 3 Printers

In the theatre during the morning, Caulkhead Comics will take to the stage to launch their Charity Comic book, containing the 20 winners from the comic art competition, plus a Ted Funnel adventure! All profits from the sales of this comic will go to Barnardo's - Isle of Wight, Young Carers. Each winner will be presented with a framed comic and certificate. They will also be launching another comic book, promoting their new action figures. There are also a few surprises in store.

During the afternoon there will be an Arcade Gaming Contest, comic artist Q&A and our biggest Cosplay Contest to date with up to 50 entries and 9 categories. Winners will be presented with Heroes gift bags, trophies and certificates.

Downstairs in the event room, Johnny 5 will be ready to meet and greet, Huxley Magic will be wowing the crowds, and Paranoid Pigeon will showcase their prop collection. Outside on the terrace area will be the TARDIS, while in the function room the Isle of Wight Dungeons and Dragons group will be running tournaments all day.

All profits from the event will be donated to Barnardo's Isle of Wight, Young Carers.

Getting There

By car: 15 Sea Street, Newport Harbour, Isle of Wight PO30 5BD. From the Cowes-Newport dual carriageway follow the brown heritage signs to ‘Newport Harbour’. Car parks are available on Sea Street and Little London. Charges apply during the day and at a reduced rate in the evenings.

By bus: Southern Vectis runs a connecting bus service to Newport from Cowes, Ryde & Yarmouth.

On foot: From Newport High Street, turn down Quay Street (by the Guildhall clock) and left into Sea Street.