LIVEFRIDAY: HEROES AND VILLAINS
Friday 29 January 2016, 7–10.30 pm
Are you a superhero or a supervillain? We found out at our special late night of action-packed adventure, exploring heroes and villains across cultures and through time. With blockbuster live performances, hands-on creative workshops, behind-the-scenes talks, and bars in the rooftop Dining Room and the Café. We discovered our secret superpowers at Oxford’s favourite cultural night out.
Are you a Superhero or a Supervillain? We found out at our special late night of action-packed adventure, exploring heroes across cultures and through time with Oxford Comic Con (OxCon).
Blockbuster live performances, games, hands on creative workshops, behind-the-scenes talks, and bars in the Wayne Enterprise Dining Room and the Mos Eisley Cafe. We watched out for the storm troopers at Oxford’s favourite popular culture night out.
The LiveFriday line-up included:
- Live Comic Jam with Phoenix Comic
- A Cosplay Superhero/villain competition with special guest judges (judging will be at 8pm kids, 9pm adults) with special Cosplay judges supplied by OxCon: Oxford’s Comic Convention
There was also the chance to purchase tickets for OxCon during the event.
- Anime Films and Projections
- Assyrian Evil doers
- Babylonian Battle Stories
- Bands and DJs with Decadent Times
- Board Games with Thirsty Meeples
- Don't Hate the Players Theatre Company
- Draw your own Superhero
- Egyptian Demon Creation Station
- Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes music
- Genghis Khan in Coins and Medals
- Graphic Novel Artists
- Heroes and Villains in the Contemporary China Collections
- Horus vs Seth
- Immunity Heroes
- Medieval Encounters in Game of Thrones
- Mermaids with the Silver Finned Blues
- Myths & Heroes of Greece and Rome with Living Historian Tanya Bentham
- Oxford Comic Con OxCon
- Oxford Lindy Hoppers
- Shimmy Shimmy Bang Bang Bellydancers
- Special Guests
- Storm Troopers
- Taruithorn Tolkien tengwar Writing Workshop
- The Oxford Gargoyles
- UnderConstruction Theatre
- Villainous bugs and weevils with conservation staff
- Heroes & Villains Dress Up
Costume and Cosplay were permitted, but are optional. A cosplay superhero/villain costume competition, with special guest judges, took place during the event.