Special Thanks...

...to all of the following companies and organisations who have provided support, prizes, financial and technical contributions to this years Q-Con. Without their help, running a convention that aims to be for the fans and by the fans, would be all but impossible.
Robin's Hobby Cafe

Robins' Hobby Cafe

Hobby and gaming retailer with a range of gaming (board game, roleplay, miniatures and CCG) along with Hobby and Crafting products

Queen's Computer Science Building

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering And Computer Science...

...is the university's leading technology school. Situated in the new Computer Science Building on the Malone road, the school helps bring about the next generation of programmers, technicians and video game designers.

The Computer Science Building is now the home of PC Gaming at Q-Con, meaning that it will be bigger than ever before.

DOTA 2, Fortnite, Hearthstone, League Of Legends and Teamfight Tactics tournaments are all be scheduled to take place in this building - Starcraft 2 will be held in Club Room 5, on the 3rd Floor of the new SU on Elmwood Avenue.

Forbidden Planet logo

Q-Con XXVI would like to send a massive thanks to our official sponsors for the event this year, Forbidden Planet, Belfast.
Forbidden Planet are a Specialist chain selling cult sci-fi books, comics and collectibles, plus action figures and toys.
Be sure to check out what they have in store at forbiddenplanet.co.uk.


A huge thanks to Craftworld, Queen Street, Belfast, who are sponsoring our Make-A-Comic and Make-A-Manga competitions.

Craftworld is Belfast's top craft and hobby retailer with a selection of supplies for all your crafting needs.

Craftworld is a treasure trove for all crafty and creative people. Whether you are making a gift for a loved one, customising your clothes or just need some inspiration for a project, they have an abundance of craft supplies.

Additionally, Dragonslayers’ members can benefit from a 10% discount at Craftworld. Simply show your membership card at the checkout to avail of this great discount on all your crafts and cosplay needs! 

Clements Cafe

Clements Coffee has a number of handy locations near Q-Con, the closest of which is located at 12-14 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast BT9 6AY. Directly facing the new SU building.

This year Clements Elmwood are kindly sponsoring the Cosplay Blind Date event.

Even better, they are giving one lucky cosplaying customer a special Golden Ticket prize! Details can be found here.

Clements Elmwood, will also have special offers and be selling pokéshakes, all weekend.

Ultimate Guard Logo

Ultimate Guard are a manufacturer for all kinds of Card Game Accessories, including Mats, deckboxes and sleeves.

We are pleased to have Ultimate Guard Sponsoring all CCGs at Q-Con.