Weston Super Sonic This Saturday & LiveStream

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This Saturday see’s the return of ‘Weston Super Sonic’, the South West’s first Sonic fan Convention here in the UK.

Brought to life by the creative minds of community members Claire ‘Rurifuu’ Cameron and Jono ‘JonoD’ Dixon, the event once again aims to bring the awesome community together in one place this Saturday (16th January 2016), and will see many descending on the quiet seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare once again for another fun filled gathering of friends and fans alike, not only to celebrate the Blue Blur, but to also celebrate to creativeness of the vastly diverse fanbase.

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over £1600 in donations, the event will be taking place on Weston-Super-Mare’s Grand Pier, home not only to the large event space, but also one of the largest and newest purpose built arcades in the country, which attendees will have full access to, which proved to be popular with last year’s attendees.

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What’s on?

The event this year is packed out with activities and contests for fans to enjoy. Art fans can enjoy special panels and demonstrations from special industry veterans (such as a live airbrush demonstration from Duncan Gutteridge), or get involved with stage events such as ‘Ask Uncle Poxxy: Live!

As you may have gathered from the above, a number of special guests will be joining the show. These range from great community names to respected industry artists. For example, iTunes’ number 1 downloaded Sonic the Hedgehog podcast ‘The Sonic Show’ will be in attendance, as well as popular Source Filmmaker animator SonicpoX. From the industry, there’s Sonic the Comic artist Ferran Rodríguez, as well as Duncan Gutteridge: Another classic Sonic the Hedgehog artist whose works have been seen on everything from calendars to neckties.

As well as special guests, there will also be a number of sellers including Science Fiction Collectables & for those after lots of Sonic merch, The Badnik Bazzar has all you need!

The whole day, as well as its events are also being broadcast live online, courtesy of The Sonic Show. This stream will allow those who may not have been lucky enough to secure a ticket a chance to watch and stay up to date with what’s going on.

The live stream link can be found at the following link,

To Summarise

Location:  The Grand Pier – Weston Super-Mare

Date: January 16th 2016

Time: Doors open at 10:30am (GMT).

Tickets: This is a ticketed event, currently it says that tickets are sold out, please check their Facebook page to see if there’s any still available.

LiveStream Link: Right here.

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Weston Super Sonic: Free Tickets Available now

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This morning, Weston Super Sonic’s free ticket registration has opened for fans to register for the Weston-Super Mare based Sonic convention, taking place on Weston’s Grand Pier January 17th 2015.

Tickets have been said to be released in multiple waves, the first opening today, and further waves taking place at future dates.

You can register for your own free tickets right here

Opportunities to get tickets in person are also available, with the WSS staff making appearances at Bristol Animanga POP!, on Sunday the 4th of October and PLAY Expo, Manchester on the weekend of Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of October.

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The coming months look to be an increasingly exciting time for people in the Sonic community. With Sonic the Comic Con opening its doors to guests in less than a month from now, and SEGA’s own Sonic Boom event opening this Saturday, it’s an incredibly exciting time for Sonic fans to get together, network and have a great time.

It’s awesomely refreshing to see Sonic fans out and around the world creating their own events and doing what they can to leave their marks on the community, so why not join us for a day of tournaments, panels and a day of all things Sonic the Hedgehog!

Hope to catch you there!

Weston Super Sonic: Returning 17th of January 2015!

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‘Oh… I do like to be beside the seaside~’

Weston Super Sonic, that little Sonic convention that we covered back in January is returning on the 17th on January 2015, and it’s looking to be back with a vengeance! Earlier today, the following banner was posted onto the convention’s Facebook page.

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That’s right. England’s only South-West Sonic the Hedgehog convention is back and has been confirmed to take place in Weston-Super-Mare: one of Britain’s classic seaside locations.

Not only do we have a date for the event, but also a venue… And what a venue it is. None other than Weston-Super-Mare’s famous Grand Pier!

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As of yet, there haven’t been any specific details about what exactly will go on at the event, but with a generous sized conference suite and a big selection of arcade machines and rides downstairs, 2015’s outing is already looking to be a ton of fun.

For more details and future updates about the event, keep your eyes on the convention’s Facebook Page. We at TSS will be watching closely how this one pans out! Will any of you folks be attending?