ICE Birmingham 2017 Events Schedule

Friday Evening from 7.30pm:


Kick off your convention in style with a VIP ticket for only £35, which gains you entry to our Friday Night VIP Launch Party at Cherry Reds, just around the corner from the show venue.


Rub shoulders with our guests and meet the staff in a fun informal setting at one the city’s coolest cafe bars.

Your VIP ticket also gains you priority entry tot he show itself at 10am on Saturday and an exclusive goodie bag.


The Exclusive Events at ICE are Free to all ticket holders and aimed at fans. You can enjoy panels, star interviews and art demos all day long.


11.00 – 12.00 – The Geek Syndicate Live Chat Show – Part 1 – This year we kick off proceedings with a 1 hour extravaganza hosted by Barry and Dave from the famous Geek Syndicate Podcast. Joining the lads will be star guests Freddie E Williams, Will Sliney and more in exclusive interviews.


JUDGE ANDSERSON12.00 – 13.00Digital Colouring Demo with Dylan Teague –One of the best British colour artists in the business will be sharing tips and techniques with aspiring colourists in this exclusive master class. A fascinating insight into what goes into creating a fully coloured comic book page.


13.00 – 14.00A Cup of Tea with JTC – Join the Englishman in San Diego broadcasting live as he interviews the exceptionally popular cover artist John Tyler Christopher, famous for his top selling Star Wars and Marvel action figure variants. ICE 2017 is the super star artist’s only UK appearance for at least the next 10 years so this will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to get close and personal for many of his fans.



Dan Slott

14.00 – 15.00 – When Olly Met Dan –  Guaranteed to be standing room only and  a highlight of the day, acclaimed Spider-man and Silver Surfer writer Dan Slott talks to host Olly McNamee about  his incredible award winning career and about his ongoing  love affair with a certain wall crawling Marvel super hero.

Cosmic Rays Inner Sleeve

The Inside Gatefiold artwork on the Cosmic Rays debut album by Charlie

15.00 – 16.00 – The Geek Syndicate Live Chat Show – Part 2 – Things get a little more serious as the boys are joined by a cross section of the comic industry as they discuss the future of the medium in the UK and ask those all important questions about the state of the comics nation. Trying to put the comic world to rights will be Steve Tanner, Jane Straw, Charlie Adlard and Jessica Martin


Geek Syndicate on BBC iPlayer

16.00 – 17.15 – The ICE 2017 Charity Auction – Barry and Dave are your auctioneers as the fun begins again for the final event of the day. A chance to support our local charity Beanstalk, who offer support to reluctant and socially challenged young readers in schools, whilst also treating yourself to some amazing, and often unique, collectable items donated by our guests and exhibitors.

Includes original artwork, signed books and rare merchandise.


Some guests do not have tables at the show and are on a signing schedule as follows:

At the Infinity & Beyond Table:

11.00 – 13.00 – Charlie Adlard
13.00 – 14.00 – Dan Slott

At the Bobkat’s / CBCS table:

11.00 – 13.00 – Dan Slott
15.30 – 16.30 – Charlie Adlard.

All other guest will have their own tables and will be signing all day other than when they are on panels or if on a lunch break.
Sometimes attending professionals ask for signing slots on the day. These will be happening next to the Bobkat’s Table.


Here’s some shots from some of last year’s panels.


Here are some videos of some of the events from ICE 2015 hosted by Geek Syndicate: 


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