22-24 November 2024 - Leonardo, Milton Keynes

FAQs: Masquerade

Do I have to have made my own cosplay?

Not at all. All cosplays are welcome, bought, made or edited. The masquerade is non-competitive and all levels and ways of cosplaying are accepted to take part.

Can I take photographs or film during the masquerade?/Will there be photography or filming during the masquerade?

Photography and videos will be allowed throughout the masquerade and those on stage will be posing during their walk. By taking part you will be giving consent for these images to be taken.

How long do I get on stage?

1 minute for solo cosplayers and 2 minutes for groups.

Can I perform a skit or talent for the masquerade?

The masquerade is a catwalk only style event and non-competitive.

Is there a maximum group size?

Yes, the maximum number per group is 6. If you have anymore than this then you would need to enter in separate groups and contact us during application so we can try to have you follow each other in the masquerade.

Are there any limitations?

Only your imagination and also the rules shown in our guidelines that can be found via the cosplay page.

If you require any assistance on stage due to the type of cosplay you are wearing there is an area in the form to highlight this and we will be in contact when making final arrangements for the masquerade line up.

Can I decide my own walkdown music?

You can make a request on your application, however, for technical and licensing reasons we cannot guarantee your song request.