Cosplay Sundays at Game On

Fans of cosplay are invited to two special Sunday events at the Game On exhibition at Doncaster Dome next month (March).

Participants are being encouraged to attend the exhibition dress up in their favourite character costumes as they head to the event at Doncaster Dome.

Steven Parker, from Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust who manage the Dome said: “The Game On exhibition has been attracting people from across the region to Doncaster Dome. Our hall has been taken over by Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Mario, as part of the spectacular interactive exhibition full of video games.

“We’re now inviting gamers to put on their best cosplay outfits on March 10th and 24th to be in with a chance to win a best costume prize.”

The Game On event, will be at the Dome until April 16, giving video games fans a chance to take a trip down memory lane and enjoy some of their favourite games.

“Game On explores the history and culture of video games and we’ve already welcomed families and friend groups Yorkshire and beyond,” added Steven.

Focusing on key game developments across the globe between 1962 and the present day, Game On has welcomed over 4 million visitors from 23 countries and a newly updated version of the show is all set to make its first visit to Yorkshire whilst at the Dome from 16 January to 14 April 2024.

Gamers can enjoy everything from the colossal Mainframes of the early sixties to the latest industry releases, as the exhibition features more than 150 playable games, including Space Invaders, Mario and Rock Band, to virtual reality and Minecraft.

The Game On Exhibition curated by the Barbican Centre and organised in collaboration with The Doncaster Dome. The City of London Corporation is the owner, founder and principal funder of Barbican Centre.

Tickets costing £8.50 - £14.50 (plus booking fee) are on sale now.

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