Photos: Crowds enjoy MDC Comic-Con at Quex Park

Comic-Con at Quex Photo Ian Scammell

People of all ages descended on Quex Park on Sunday dressed as their favourite superheroes and comic book characters for the MDC Comic-Con.

Visitors came from afar afield as Canada specifically to meet actor Elliot Grihault, from House of The Dragon.

A Q&A session had celebrities talking about their careers – with funny man Chris Barrie frequently drawing laughter from the crowds.

Tom Wlaschiha of Stranger things Photo Ian Scammell

People at the outdoor Comic-Con-fest enjoyed live music, tried archery, pistol shooting, and even axe throwing, and countless Stranger Things fans got to meet Tom Wlaschiha from season 4 of the hit Netflix series.

Chris Barrie Photo Ian Scammell

Little princes and princesses posed with Cinderella’s full-size carriage and a host of fairytale characters. A 200ft marquee was home to countless sci-fi and fantasy props, sets and displays.

Photo Ian Scammell

Organisers thanked all that supported and attended the event but say they haven’t put their feet up.

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Next up for them  is the international tribute to Whitney Houston, from South African star Belinda Davids on Saturday 1st July, followed by the annual Monster Truck show – Monsterslam, scheduled for 23rd July at the venue.

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