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After Hours Kingdom of Characters

After Hours: Kingdom of Characters

Saturday 24 March

An evening of live music, games and more – all inspired by the Kingdom of Characters exhibition.

Time: 6pm – midnight

Where: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts - all spaces

Price: £10, £8 concessions including students

Booking: essential (early-bird booking for Sainsbury Centre Friends only until 17 January - tickets go on general sale 18 January)

Tel: 01603 593199

To kick things off, experiment with manga drawing, watch an artist demonstration or go to one of the anime screenings taking place around the Centre.

Our retro arcade will be open throughout the event with a chance for you to play consoles and games from across the decades. Get your cards ready and take part in Yu Gi Oh and Pokemon battles.

Come dressed in cosplay, or let us help put the finishing touches to your outfit! Take part in the cosplay catwalk and be in with a chance of winning the title and prize for the best costume.

We've got music throughout the evening with a DJ set from Nintendisco until 9.30pm, followed by Unshin ( who will take to the stage for a live set before the DJ returns to continue the party into the night.

The Modern Life Bar will be open during the evening, serving drinks and delicious Japanese food.

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