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Cosplay Catch-up with Leroy, Sharingan Siren & Tarla Trent

A convention or an event is not complete without the heart that brings it to life which is basically, the attendees: especially cosplayers. Whether you are young at heart, starting out, seasonal or veteran, the rise of the cosplay community continues to grow exponentially. Due to the costumes and characters thanks in large to the huge exposure of various fandoms, ... Read More »

Ironfest: A festival where anything goes

  Foreword by Catherine Norrie Since its beginnings in 2000 as a small art exhibition in Lithgow to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the birth of steel in Australia, Ironfest has grown into a multi-day, multi-themed, multi-faceted, eclectic festival bringing together artists, designers, makers, musicians, actors, historians, cosplayers – you name it, where pretty much anything goes. Going in, not ... Read More »

Interview with Kim McLoughry

Sydney has their fair share of large conventions and events. But what about the cities outside the metropolitan area? Central Coast Comic Con, in association with Regional Youth Support Services is back for another year. Celebrating alongside with the worldwide event, Free Comic Book Day, it’s a celebration of geek and pop culture, even if you are young at heart ... Read More »

Neko Nation Sydney 2018

Without talking LOLspeak throughout this article and turn into a neko, I haven’t ventured into nightclubs for years. On a typical Saturday night, you have an array of nightclubs. Be it raves, R’n’B, rock, live bands – anything to let your hair down and dance the night away -Nya! But this clubbing scene is like no other. Neko Nation is ... Read More »

Sons of Obiwan Saber Academy Open Day Gallery

Photography by Jason of Norrie Photography Read More »

EVENT EXCLUSIVE: Sons of Obiwan Saber Academy

With convention season open once again, so too are the annual festivals and events. Nothing excite me more then to see events – big and small – can have a huge social impact in a positive light. The Sons of Obiwan Saber Academy is no ordinary training school and it doesn’t matter if you’re a bigger Star Wars fan or ... Read More »

RTX Sydney 2018 by Norrie Photography

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RTX Sydney 2018 Gallery

Our gallery over the RTX Weekend at ICC, Darling Harbour on 3-4 February 2018. Read More »

Australian and International Conventions and Events: February – April 2018

Beyond Cosplay have been covering and attending conventions and events – big and small – whenever we get the chance. We thought, why not compile a huge list of every single one of them for you. Why not get yourselves – and us – pumped for the next convention or event to come. What are you waiting for? Start planning ... Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

For the fans, December is no longer remembered for the fat man in a red suit. December is now remembered for the night that everyone decides that watching a movie is more important than sleep and work the next day. December this year – specifically the 14th – an annual pilgrimage to the theatre to watch and amaze, that is, ... Read More »