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Wexworlds

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Festival

18 & 19 August 2018

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

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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

Panel: Rogue Comics & Ben Hennessy

Panel: Rogue Comics & Ben Hennessy

08/16/2018

Time: 16:15 – 17:00 Event: Comic Book Panel Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre Ben Hennessy & Rogue Comics team up to…
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Panel: John Romero & Brenda Romero

Panel: John Romero & Brenda Romero

08/16/2018

Time: 15:00 – 15:45 Event: Panel: John Romero & Brenda Romero Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre John is the ‘Father of…
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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

Time: 11:00 – 11:30 Event: Story Telling for Kids Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre WexWorld’s official story teller, encourages children to…
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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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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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Character Design Workshop with Ben Hennessy

Character Design Workshop with Ben Hennessy

07/10/2018

Time: 12:00 – 12:30 Event: Comic Character Design Workshop with Ben Hennessy Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre Wexford born storyboard artist…
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Film: Labyrinth

Film: Labyrinth

07/10/2018

Time: 18:00 FILM: The Labyrinth Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre Labyrinth is a 1986 British/American fantasy film, directed by Jim Henson, produced by…
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Dr Who: 55 Years of Adventures in Space & Time

Dr Who: 55 Years of Adventures in Space & Time

07/10/2018

Time: 14:00 – 14:45 Event: Dr. Who: 55 Years of Adventures in Space & Time Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre Talk…
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Sunday Events

Lioness Aerial Fitness

Lioness Aerial Fitness

08/17/2018

Special Guests on Sunday 19 August  Lisa Byrne opened Lioness Aerial Fitness in April 2017 wanting to create a space for…
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Talk: World Con Dublin 2019

Talk: World Con Dublin 2019

08/16/2018

Time: 14:00 – 14:45 Event: World Con Dublin 2019 Room: Founders Room In 2019 the World Science Fiction Convention will…
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Mario Kart Tournament

Mario Kart Tournament

08/16/2018

Time: 12:00 – 13:00 Event: Mario Kart Tournament Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre Email info@wexworlds.com to subscribe to our Mario Kart…
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Writing for Beginners with Tina Callaghan

Writing for Beginners with Tina Callaghan

08/16/2018

Time: 11:45 – 12:30 Event: Writing for Beginners Room: Founders Room Do you want to be a writer but don’t…
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Folklore in Fiction: Storytelling from the World Around You

Folklore in Fiction: Storytelling from the World Around You

07/20/2018

Time: 10:45 – 11:30 Event: Folklore in Fiction Room: Founders Room Ruth Frances Long and Caroline Busher take you on a journey through…
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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

Time: 9:45 – 10:30 Event: Exploring Creative Writing Room: Founders Room Join us for a discussion with Mike Bennett &…
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FILM: Back to the Future

FILM: Back to the Future

07/20/2018

Time: 17:00 FILM: Back to the Future Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre Synopsis In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen…
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Goats Head Historical Fencing

Goats Head Historical Fencing

07/20/2018

Special Guests on Sunday 19 August  Do you want to know how Knights really fought? Come to WexWorlds to check…
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Panel Discussion: Diversity in Fantasy & Science Fiction

Panel Discussion: Diversity in Fantasy & Science Fiction

07/19/2018

Time: 15:45 – 16:30 Event: Panel: Diversity in Fantasy & Science Fiction Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre David Turpin David brings…
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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: 13:15 – 13:45 Event: Creative Writing Competition Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre Come and listen to some of the 2018…
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All Weekend Events

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

Panel: Rogue Comics & Ben Hennessy

Panel: Rogue Comics & Ben Hennessy

08/16/2018

Time: 16:15 – 17:00 Event: Comic Book Panel Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre Ben Hennessy & Rogue Comics team up to…
Read More

Panel: John Romero & Brenda Romero

Panel: John Romero & Brenda Romero

08/16/2018

Time: 15:00 – 15:45 Event: Panel: John Romero & Brenda Romero Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre John is the ‘Father of…
Read More

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…
Read More

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

Character Design Workshop with Ben Hennessy

Character Design Workshop with Ben Hennessy

07/10/2018

Time: 12:00 – 12:30 Event: Comic Character Design Workshop with Ben Hennessy Room: Jerome Hynes Theatre Wexford born storyboard artist…
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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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