Paisley Comic Con

Paisley Comic Con

Date: 29th April 2023
Time: 10am-4pm
Venue: Lagoon Leisure Centre

Address: 11 Christie St, Paisley PA1 1NB

BGCP comes to Paisley for the first time when it takes over the Lagoon Leisure Centre on 29th April 2023. Attendees can expect to see a huge variety of traders selling everything from comic books, graphic novels, graded comics, action figures, collectibles, trading cards, Art, Jewellery and more.

We’ll have all of our characters out for meet and greets including Iron Man, Spider-Man, Bumblebee, Optimus Prime and Sonic the Hedgehog. We’ll also be running workshops through the day as well as a cosplay competition at the end of the day and attendees will be able to chill in our free gaming zone featuring consoles from all eras and our arcade machines.

Tickets and workshops are available to buy below.

Workshop times as well as meet and greet schedules will be released the week before the event.

About the Venue

The Lagoon Leisure Centre is placed in the heart of Paisley and is only 15 minutes from Glasgow via the M8, therefore making it ideal for those shopping trips. Free parking is available for all centre users.

The Lagoon Leisure Centrecaters for activities such as swimming, fitness, aerobics, various sporting activities and events. Facilities include –

  • A large six court sports hall with seating for up to 360 spectators offering sports programmes and activity sessions for all ages from young to old
  • Free form leisure pool with wave machine and flume, there is also a separate teaching pool
  • Arena Hall for events and other activities such as Hockey, 7 a side football etc
  • Associated changing and showering facilities
  • Refurbished and expanded modern foyer
  • Modern fitness suite
  • Coffee shop
  • Health and beauty treatment rooms
  • New dance and exercise studio
  • Extended car parking space

The Lagoon Leisure Centre has recently undergone a huge £8.5m revamp with new fitness suite, dance studios and arena which is now open to the public.

The £8.5m transformation of the Lagoon Leisure Centre, as part of the new Paisley Community Sports Hub, is almost complete. The conversion of the former ice arena to offer a spacious cutting edge fitness suite, twice the size of the original is now open to the public. With the very latest in gym equipment, accessibility has also been improved.

Brand new dance studios, a dedicated spin studio and conference space are available. A new multi-functional venue will cater for an array of events and a range of youth and community programmes, including roller sessions, professional dance classes, sports and leisure sessions such as roller hockey and a brand new fitness class programme for teenagers.

This refurbished area of the centre features a new day care facility for adults with learning disabilities, with everything from group work rooms and arts and crafts, media and computer rooms, to personal care areas and a sensory/multimedia room.

For details on what’s currently available in the Lagoon Leisure Centre, visit the Renfrewshire Leisure website.

About the BGCP

BGCP Comic Con was started as The Big Glasgow Comic Page back in July 2012 mostly out of boredom and trying to find more Comic Fans to speak to, The Facebook Page gathered likes extremely fast as there wasn’t anything like it at the time and eventually this led to a Comic Book Group, Pub Quizzes, Tournaments and eventually a Comic Book Market. 

We organized BGCP Comic Markets for several years until we had outgrown the smaller venues in Glasgow City Centre so set out to run Comic Cons in and out of Glasgow and further over Scotland including St. Enoch Centre, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, East Kilbride, Rutherglen, Loch Lomond, Stirling, Aberdeen and countless more towns and cities. 

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