PLAY Expo Margate Schedule and What’s On Guide

There’s going to be so much to see and do at PLAY Expo Margate that you’re going to need a schedule to work it all out, thankfully, we have one right here for you! Whether it’s video game talks, green screen photo shoots or all things Cosplay, we have something for everyone!

Queens Hall Stage Schedule:


10.00 – 11.30 Talk: Green Screen photography using your own devices

11.30 – 12.30 Talk: Arcade Tales

13.00 – 14.00 Class: Duncan Gutteridge: Learn how to draw Sonic the Hedgehog from a Sega legend

play expo cosplay14.15 – 14.45 Cosplay Talk : Anyone can Cosplay

15.00 – 16.00 Cosplay Parade

16.10 – 16.30 Cosplay photography (if you are a Cosplayer or a photographer join us to create some pictures in a safe and supervised environment)

16.30 – 17.00 Talk: Taking your gaming to the next level – Further Education and Gaming.



10.00 – 11.00 Talk: Green Screen photos using your own devices

11.00 – 11.30 Talk: Working in the IT industry: talk to industry professionals and see what skills you should develop if you want to work in the Tech industry. We have an IT manager, digital artist, and a programmer inviting you to take a seat at the table and talk about building an IT career. (Numbers are limited)

11.45 – 12.15 Cosplay Talk: Armour Moulding

12.20 – 12.50 Talk: What makes a good RPG, great?

Duncan gutteridge play blackpool sonic13.00 – 14.00 Class: Duncan Gutteridge: Learn how to draw Sonic the Hedgehog from a Sega legend

14.10 – 15.10 Talk: Arcade Tales

15.15 – 1615 Cosplay Parade

16.30 Cosplay Awards




Queen’s Hall Activities:

– Neko kitty ear making (8+ or 3+ with an adult helping)

– Colouring competition with art from Grant Perkins and Sam Wing – Prizes of art prints

– Learn about building armour and materials used

– Wig help with styling, maintenance and wear

– Repairs table

– Advice on build problems

– Card tournaments with The Grumpy Goblin

– After the storm RPG with Richard and Sandy

– Dungeons and Dragons RPG (Sunday only)

– WIP table (See what Cosplayers are working on at the moment and talk to them about planning projects)