Horror Comic Con World at Blackpool's Winter Gardens: Here's everything you need to know about the scare-fest, including how to get tickets

The Winter Gardens plays host to the sixth Horror Comic Con on Saturday - and if you plan on going you better take a spare pair of underpants!

Here’s everything you need to know about the event …

What is Horror Comic Con World?

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In their own words it’s ‘a halloween comic con with cars, displays and props from movies, horror heroes and a free play gaming zone and loads more.’

Prepare for a scare (and a lot of fun) at Horror Comic Con World at Blackpool's Winter Gardens

Where is it?

The Winter Gardens in Church Street, Blackpool – behind Blackpool Tower.

When is it?

Saturday, October 15.

What time does it start and finish?

Doors open at 10am and close at 5pm.

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What can I expect?

Movie buffs will get the chance to see specially-themed cars such as a rare Robo Cop vehicle alongside various movie props. There will be multi-movie displays of film and TV favourites such as Stranger Things, Outer Space Clowns and Lake Placid, the latter including a huge, interactive Croczilla model.

There will also be a Ghostbusters display and a display from Aliens, with the chance to take a picture of yourself on set and even meet one of the acid-drooling beasts.

Classic movie merchandise will be available including badges, T-shirts, jewellery, masks and models, and there will be the chance to play creepy board games as well as a take part in a classic horror-themed prize cosplay competition with cash prizes. Youngsters can also compete in a prize Lego monster-building competition.

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There will also be a strongman display by the UK's number one sideshow strongman, Titan – Blackpool’s own Steve Stevens – performing record-breaking feats of strength, plus other shows.

There’s also a 40-seat horror indie films cinema showing short and feature films made by indie horror directors.

How much are tickets?

They are £5.99 for children, £8.99 for 12 years and over, and £25.99 for a family ticket (two adults and two children).

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Where can I purchase tickets?

You can find more information and purchase tickets by clicking here.

Can you pay on the door?

Yes, pay on the door is available from 11am.

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Does an adult need to accompany a child?

Yes, there must be an adult over the age of 18 to supervise.

Can I take photos?

Er, of course!

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How do I get there?

All the details you need, however you choose to travel, can be found here, including where to park your car.

Do I really need a spare pair of underpants?

No, that was a (pretty poor) joke!