Cosplay Central

Cosplayers, assemble...

From Kingdom Hearts to Mortal Kombat, cosplay is a growing part of the EGX community, and we can’t wait to see your amazing costumes and creations take to the floor in 2022!

Welcoming cosplayers of all levels, Cosplay Central will provide free support for anyone attending the show in costume. Need a space to change, or a quick-fix repair? We’ve got you covered. 

We’ll also have fun photo sets nearby, so you can preserve your cosplay memories of the show in style.

Take to the Stage

See your pop culture heroes come to life! Head to the Main stage for the Cosplay Showcase on Saturday and Sunday; a fantastic display of the passion and creativity of cosplay. 

The show will begin with a “just for fun” cosplay catwalk, open to cosplayers of all ages with handmade or bought costumes that want to strut their stuff in style. This will be followed by our competitive craftsmanship entries, showing off their carefully crafted creations of precision needlework and hot glue masterpieces for the chance of a prize. 

You won’t want to miss the truly impressive stage presentations from these incredible cosplayers!

Want to take part? 

Sign up on the day before 1pm at Cosplay Central to take part in the non-competitive catwalk, or if you have a handmade costume and want to impress our judges in our cosplay competition sign up in advance online.

Registration will open in August so check back later!

Community Panels

Want to find tips on how to craft your dream costume, or just looking to boost your existing skillset? You’ll love our cosplay panels. 

Receive expert advice from experienced cosplayers on how to create jaw-dropping costumes, props and game-changing role play. No need to book, just rock up! 

Our panel timetable will be available nearer the date, so watch this space.

Interested in working with Cosplay Central at EGX or want to share your expertise with the EGX Cosplay Community? Get in touch with the team at


Not at all, you can wear what you like! Join the sea of wigs and helmets or keep it casual in trainers and a hoody. You could even fish out that Captain America t-shirt you own that’s two sizes too small. We’re easy.

We don’t want to spoil anyone’s fun but we do need to keep everyone safe so there are some restrictions on props! Note in particular that metal blades (sharp or blunt), sharp items, working projectile weapons, and wooden or metal bats & paddles are all forbidden