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EM-Con 2021

Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 August 2021

Tickets from £9.04

Em-Con at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Important Event Update

The EM-Con event which was due to take place on 1 & 2 May 2021 has been rescheduled to 28 & 29 August 2021.

A statement from the promoter says:

“After careful consideration and taking into account the current situation with the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been decided that the event will be pushed back to the weekend of August 28th and 29th.

All tickets and photoshoots will be valid for the new date and we’re currently working with agents to rebook in all the guests. Around 80% have confirmed so far.

As your safety is of foremost importance to everyone at EM-Con, we thank you for your patience and your support and look forward to seeing you all in August.

ALL TICKETS will automatically be carried over to the new dates. Gigantic and the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham will do this, you don’t need to get in touch or contact anyone.

For anyone with queries, please contact your point of purchase.

Thank you, and stay safe

EM-Con Team”

Ticket Information

Original Tickets for May 2nd & 3rd 2020, July 18th & 19th 2020 and May 1st & 2nd 2021 remain valid for the new dates. Saturday tickets will be valid on Saturday 28th August 2021 and Sunday tickets will be valid on Sunday 29th August 2021.

If you have any queries, please contact us
Email : generalenquiries@motorpointarenanottingham.com


EM-Con at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on 28 & 29 August 2021

EM-Con returns with a show that’s set to be out of this world. There’ll be the usual mix of celebrity guests, cos-players, attractions, dealers and film & TV props coming together for the most exciting show in the galaxy.

Among the guests for this year’s show are Jay and Silent Bob star Jason Mewes who has appeared in various films such as Dogma and Chasing Amy, Games of Thrones and Skins star Hannah Murray and LaMonica Garrett from TV’s Arrow, Supergirl and The Flash. They’ll be on hand to sign autographs, meet fans and join them in photoshoots and will be appearing alongside a number of other guests from the entertainment world. This year also welcomes the return of one of the most popular EM-Con attractions - the Back to the Future DeLorean, which on display all weekend.

Since the first event in 2014, EM-Con has grown to become a firm fixture in the Nottingham calendar and proved so popular in its first year only the Motorpoint Arena could meet the demand for tickets. With more attendees coming every year, EM-Con is the perfect day out with friends and family, and has been so popular with some fans they even chose to get married at the show in full cosplay!

Guest line-up so far:

Jason Mewes, Alex Kingston, Catherine Tate, Hannah Murray, LaMonica Garrett, Carolyn Seymour, Sylvester McCoy, Guy Henry, David Bradley, Colin Baker, Francis Barber and Danny John-Jules.

Approx event times (subject to change):
Entry from 10am: For early day/weekend tickets
Entry from 11am: General admission

Ticket Prices:
Mini Hero Tickets: £9.04 (ages 3 - 8 years old)
Hero Tickets: £13.52 (ages 9 - 14 years old)
General Day Ticket: £18.00
Early Day Ticket: £23.60
General Weekend Pass: £36.00

Early Weekend Pass: £47.20

Please note:

  • We’re operating new bag and search policies. Please do not bring bags to events if possible. If you need to bring a bag, no rucksacks or bags larger than 35cm x 40cm x 19cm will be permitted. Lockers will not be available for use. All customers will be subject to a search outside the venue via wand before entering
  • Mini-Hero tickets are valid for ages 3-8 & is available for General & Early admission
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult 18+
  • Hero tickets are valid for ages 9-14 & is available for General & Early admission
  • Ages 2 & under are free of charge, a wristband will be issued by stewards on the day
  • No duplicate tickets can be issued
  • There's a maximum of 10 tickets per person
  • General day ticket price (£23.60) will increase in price on Saturday 28 August 2021. All other prices will remain the same throughout the weekend.
  • Full terms and conditions for the event can found at www.em-con.co.uk

Costume Guidlines (Cosplay):

  • All Cosplay is subject to inspection on arrival at the show. Costumes must be able to fit through a normal size door
  • Any hard or sharp objects/weapons will not be allowed into the event and will be removed upon your arrival until you leave the convention
  • EM-Con is a family convention. Your outfit must cover you at least as well as a modest swimsuit would
  • Banned props - Live Steel – This includes swords, knives, shurikens, bayonets, or other metal objects which have an edge. Guns – This is anything that shoots a projectile or could be enabled to shoot a projectile, including air guns, Airsoft weapons, crossbows, or replicas of actual guns.
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Administration Fee and Postage

The price you see includes administration and facility fees and is the total cost you will pay per ticket. There is also a one off fee per order for postage and ticket collection from the venue

Age Restrictions

For all events (seated and standing), children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.


If you have an accessibility requirement, please contact the Box Office on 0808 164 4616.

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