We get a number of questions relating to the venue for different events all the time, so in an effort to help you before you attend, we have listed some of them here for you to peruse before the event to make your visit as stress-free as possible!
WHAT TIME DOES THE EVENT OPEN?
Comic Con Manchester opens at the same time over the course of the weekend this time is as follows:
Saturday Entry: 9.00am
Saturday Closing: 6.00pm
Sunday Entry: 9.00am
Sunday Closing: 6.00pm
DO YOU HAVE CAR PARKING?
Parking at Bowlers Exhibition Centre is accessible from Longbridge Road, the member of staff in the security booth will charge for the parking and then point you in the right direction. Parking is £5 per car, per day and is available on a first-come-first-served basis.
DO YOU HAVE A CASH MACHINE?
Currently, there is no cash machine available at Bowlers Exhibition Centre, so we strongly advise that you bring plenty of cash with you on the day to make sure you do not miss out.
We also have card terminals at each guests table as well as in the photo areas where you can purchase photo ops, autographs , selfies, and COA certificates.
Finally, it is worth noting that the vast majority of traders accept cards as well as cash, but always check with the trader before purchasing an item.
DOES THE VENUE OFFER DISABLED ACCESS?
Bowlers Exhibition Center is mostly disabled friendly for more information on disability access and carer ticket information please visit our DISABILITY ACCESS page.
WHAT FOOD AND DRINK OPTIONS DO YOU OFFER?
There are food and drink options available throughout Bowlers Exhibition Centre with a very good selection at very good prices. Click HERE to find out more.
Absolutely NO food or drinks are permitted to be brought onto the premises by members of the public for Health and Safety reasons. However, if you have special dietary requirements or allergies, this can be overlooked if proof is provided. In this instance please contact our customer service team before your arrival by calling 0344 8000 410. Phone lines are open Monday - Saturday 9am - 9pm & Sundays and Bank Holidays 10am - 5pm.
WHAT DO I DO IF I NEED FIRST AID?
If you have or witness a medical emergency during the event, please find, a member of the Bowlers Exhibition Centre staff or a Comic Con Manchester volunteer who will assist you in finding medical care.
DO YOU HAVE BABY CHANGING FACILITIES?
Baby changing facilities are available within the public toilet facilities.
CAN I SMOKE AT THE VENUE?
Bowlers Exhibition Centre has a strict no smoking policy, however, there are designated smoking areas outside of the venue.