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Wexworlds

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Festival

18 & 19 August 2018

Discover a Another World of Comics, Film, Talks & Entertainment.

Wexworlds Programme 2018

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Welcome to Wexworlds

Wexworlds 2018 is coming to Wexford!

Discover an uncharted world of science fiction and fantasy events during a thrilling Weekend at the National Opera House. Ireland's newest convention will have plenty for fans of comic books, video games, art, film, entertainment and discovery.

Get to grips with demos and talks from Ireland leading games developers in our 'Play Test Arena', try your hand at some of the world's much loved table top board games, hone your artistic skills in workshops with some of Ireland's leading comic book artists, wade your way through festival attendees dressed as their favourite comic book and gaming heroes PLUS much, much more.

Artist Alley, Merchandise Vendors, Panel Discussions and Historical Sword Fighting Demonstrations - Wexworlds is landing in Wexford this August 18th & 19th at the National Opera House, Wexford.

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Festival Hours

Timetable

SAT 9:30am
10pm
SUN 9:30am
6pm

Saturday Events

Brenda Romero

Brenda Romero

07/25/2018

BAFTA Winning Game Designer, Artist & Scholar. Meet Brenda Romero at our Playtest Arena on 18 August 2018. Brenda Romero…
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John Romero

John Romero

07/25/2018

The ‘Father of First-Person Shooters’: award-winning programmer and designer behind video game classics such as ‘Quake’, ‘Doom’ and ‘Wolfenstein 3D’….
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Judge Dredd & Judge Callaghan

Judge Dredd & Judge Callaghan

07/20/2018

Prepare to be judged! Take pics and interact with our cosplay heroes ‘Judge Dredd’ and ‘Judge Callaghan’ as they stalk…
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Story Telling for Kids

Story Telling for Kids

07/20/2018

Performer, Improviser and Story-teller Seamus Redmond harnesses kids imaginations to create their very own stories. Using suggestions from kids, ideas…
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Goats Head Historical Fencing

Goats Head Historical Fencing

07/20/2018

Do you want to know how Knights really fought? Come to WexWorlds to check out Goats Head Historical Fencing for…
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Magic: The Gathering Win-A-Box of M19

Magic: The Gathering Win-A-Box of M19

07/19/2018

Format: Standard Entry Fee: €10 Day: Saturday 18th Registration 10:00am Start 11:00am Core sets are back and M19 is coming…
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Intro Tournaments – Magic: The Gathering & Yu-Gi-Oh!

Intro Tournaments – Magic: The Gathering & Yu-Gi-Oh!

07/19/2018

Games: Magic & Yu-Gi-Oh! Entry Fee: €5 Date: All Weekend Registration 10:30am Each Day Start 11.30am Each Day Learn to…
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Learn to Play – Magic: the Gathering

Learn to Play – Magic: the Gathering

07/19/2018

Take a demo, learn to play Magic: The Gathering and get a FREE intro deck! Magic is a trading card…
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PLAYTEST ARENA

PLAYTEST ARENA

07/19/2018

The Playtest Arena is an ambitious, adventurous platform for independent game developers to showcase their projects, whether it be analog…
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Cosplay

Cosplay

07/11/2018

Coming to Wexworlds? We’ll have some cosplay characters, such as Judge Dredd, Judge Callaghan, Stormtroopers, Historical Sword-Fighters, Minstrils and More….
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Dungeons & Dragons: LIVE

Dungeons & Dragons: LIVE

07/10/2018

Join us for an incredible first of it’s kind event at Wexworlds 2018! Four performers will take you on a…
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Learn to Play: Yu-Gi-Oh!

Learn to Play: Yu-Gi-Oh!

07/10/2018

Take a demo, learn to play Yu-Gi-Oh! and get a FREE Yu-Gi-Oh! deck! The Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game is inspired…
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Ben Hennessy {Comic Character Workshop}

Ben Hennessy {Comic Character Workshop}

07/10/2018

Wexford born storyboard artist & illustrator Ben Hennessy gives an exciting workshop on creating your very own comic book character….
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MOVIE – Labryinth

MOVIE – Labryinth

07/10/2018

Labyrinth is a 1986 British/American fantasy film, directed by Jim Henson, produced by George Lucas and starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly. The screenplay was…
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Enter the Tardis

Enter the Tardis

07/10/2018

Time: TBC Location: TBC Event Info: Wexworld’s very own team member and Dr. Who expert, John Ryan, lead’s a fan…
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Sunday Events

Folklore in Fiction: Storytelling from the world around you

Folklore in Fiction: Storytelling from the world around you

07/20/2018

Ruth Frances Long and Caroline Busher take you on a journey through Irish folklore and how to use it in your fiction, complete…
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Exploring Different Types of Creative Writing (Mike Bennett & David Turpin)

Exploring Different Types of Creative Writing (Mike Bennett & David Turpin)

07/20/2018

Join us for a discussion with Mike Bennett & David Turpin and explore different mediums and markets for your writing…
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MOVIE – Back to the Future

MOVIE – Back to the Future

07/20/2018

Synopsis In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is thrown back into the ’50s…
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Goats Head Historical Fencing

Goats Head Historical Fencing

07/20/2018

Do you want to know how Knights really fought? Come to WexWorlds to check out Goats Head Historical Fencing for…
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Panel Discussion: Diversity in Fantasy & Science Fiction

Panel Discussion: Diversity in Fantasy & Science Fiction

07/19/2018

David Turpin David brings his magnificent style of writing to bear in his screenplay of the Lodgers which was filmed…
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Win-A-Mat

Yu-Gi-Oh! Win-A-Mat

07/19/2018

Format: Advanced Constructed Entry Fee: €5 Date: Sunday 19th Registration 10:30am Start 11:30am Bring your own deck and duke it…
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Intro Tournaments – Magic: The Gathering & Yu-Gi-Oh!

Intro Tournaments – Magic: The Gathering & Yu-Gi-Oh!

07/19/2018

Games: Magic & Yu-Gi-Oh! Entry Fee: €5 Date: All Weekend Registration 10:30am Each Day Start 11.30am Each Day Learn to…
Read More

Learn to Play – Magic: the Gathering

Learn to Play – Magic: the Gathering

07/19/2018

Take a demo, learn to play Magic: The Gathering and get a FREE intro deck! Magic is a trading card…
Read More

PLAYTEST ARENA

PLAYTEST ARENA

07/19/2018

The Playtest Arena is an ambitious, adventurous platform for independent game developers to showcase their projects, whether it be analog…
Read More

Cosplay

Cosplay

07/11/2018

Coming to Wexworlds? We’ll have some cosplay characters, such as Judge Dredd, Judge Callaghan, Stormtroopers, Historical Sword-Fighters, Minstrils and More….
Read More

Creative Writing Competition & Prize Giving

Creative Writing Competition & Prize Giving

07/11/2018

Time: TBC Location: TBC Event Info: Have you entered our Creative Writing Competition? Check out the details below. On Sunday…
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Learn to Play: Yu-Gi-Oh!

Learn to Play: Yu-Gi-Oh!

07/10/2018

Take a demo, learn to play Yu-Gi-Oh! and get a FREE Yu-Gi-Oh! deck! The Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game is inspired…
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All Weekend Events

Goats Head Historical Fencing

Goats Head Historical Fencing

07/20/2018

Do you want to know how Knights really fought? Come to WexWorlds to check out Goats Head Historical Fencing for…
Read More

Intro Tournaments – Magic: The Gathering & Yu-Gi-Oh!

Intro Tournaments – Magic: The Gathering & Yu-Gi-Oh!

07/19/2018

Games: Magic & Yu-Gi-Oh! Entry Fee: €5 Date: All Weekend Registration 10:30am Each Day Start 11.30am Each Day Learn to…
Read More

Learn to Play – Magic: the Gathering

Learn to Play – Magic: the Gathering

07/19/2018

Take a demo, learn to play Magic: The Gathering and get a FREE intro deck! Magic is a trading card…
Read More

PLAYTEST ARENA

PLAYTEST ARENA

07/19/2018

The Playtest Arena is an ambitious, adventurous platform for independent game developers to showcase their projects, whether it be analog…
Read More

Cosplay

Cosplay

07/11/2018

Coming to Wexworlds? We’ll have some cosplay characters, such as Judge Dredd, Judge Callaghan, Stormtroopers, Historical Sword-Fighters, Minstrils and More….
Read More

Learn to Play: Yu-Gi-Oh!

Learn to Play: Yu-Gi-Oh!

07/10/2018

Take a demo, learn to play Yu-Gi-Oh! and get a FREE Yu-Gi-Oh! deck! The Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game is inspired…
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Tickets

Saturday Ticket
€5

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Sunday Ticket
€5

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Weekend Ticket
€7

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Reviews

Martin Moore

Had a fantastic time and I have to say how impressed I was with the whole thing.

Ed Doyle

Fantastic two day event, it was so well organised.

Sam Whelan

Fantastic event, even our 4-year old loved it!

Simon Pierce

Best craic I've had in ages!

Latest News

Brenda Romero

Brenda Romero

07/25/2018

BAFTA Winning Game Designer, Artist & Scholar. Meet Brenda Romero at our Playtest Arena on 18 August 2018. Brenda Romero…
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John Romero

John Romero

07/25/2018

The ‘Father of First-Person Shooters’: award-winning programmer and designer behind video game classics such as ‘Quake’, ‘Doom’ and ‘Wolfenstein 3D’….
Read More

Ben Hennessy {Comic Character Workshop}

Ben Hennessy {Comic Character Workshop}

07/10/2018

Wexford born storyboard artist & illustrator Ben Hennessy gives an exciting workshop on creating your very own comic book character….
Read More

The Darkside Detective: Review

The Darkside Detective: Review

07/10/2018

Spooky Doorway’s ‘The Darkside Detective’ caught my eye, many moons ago – alas, between college, work and life in general,…
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E3: SO LONG AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH

E3: SO LONG AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH

07/10/2018

From Guest Blogger: First Person Loser  Once again, the E3 Expo has come and gone, leaving gamers salivating for the next…
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RING by Koji Suzuki

RING by Koji Suzuki

07/10/2018

From Guest Blogger: First Person Loser  ‘Ring’ by Koji Suzuki, was first published in Japan, back in 1991 and immediately became…
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Jurassic World / REVIEW

Jurassic World / REVIEW

07/10/2018

From Guest Blogger: First Person Loser  First things for about me – I love a good popcorn movie. Something you…
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Detroit: Become Human / REVIEW

Detroit: Become Human / REVIEW

07/10/2018

From Guest Blogger: First Person Loser  ‘Detroit: Become Human’ is a game that I’ve been waiting for, for a very…
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SOLO: A Star Wars Story Review

SOLO: A Star Wars Story Review

07/10/2018

From Guest Blogger: First Person Loser  I’m not going to lie – like most other Star Wars fanatics, I both…
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Last Action Heroes

Last Action Heroes

07/09/2018

Guest Blogger: First Person Loser Does anyone else watch the incredible Oliver Harper…?? His retrospective reviews, commentaries and video essays are…
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