Activities for Kids

There will be plenty of fun activities and workshops for kids at Thames Con 2019 to keep them entertained for the day Plus a vast host of amazing displays & exhibits...they may even see their favourite superhero! 


Doodles Design Face Painting

We are happy to have the very talented Doodles Design Face Painting back at Thames Con for a second year in a row. 

Claire of Doodle Design has hundreds of different designs that she can paint for you and your kids. Check out her Facebook for more details.


Retro Gaming Zone


Of course we had to bring you a retro gaming zone! Courtesy of

Bring Back Retro, we will have your old school favourites like the N64, Sega Megadrive, PS1 and more with all your favourite games. We will even have a Time Crisis 2 tournament with PRIZES!


Dance workshop with THE DANCE HUB

The Dance Hub are Oxfordshire's largest dance provider and will be leading a fun filled easy to follow dance class. From Flossing to Fortnite and everything in between your kids will learn all the best new moves! This workshop is suitable for  boys and girls ages roughly 6-10 years. This workshop is included in the entry ticket price but you must pre book here. Spaces limited! 

Super Nit with Arts, Crafts, Storytime and Singing!

Super Nit is a hair raising story for younger children, ages 5 - 8 (though all welcome!) the workshop will include story telling, meeting the author and characters from the book, singing the Super Nit theme song, arts and crafts for your Super Powers. 

You’ll be itching to find out more about Super Nit, Harry and their adventures. Super Nit available to buy for special price of just £5 on the day which the Author will sign for you. Spaces limited to book this free workshop click here. 


Jack Hugh Baker - Comic Workshop

Jack is a local  Independent Comic Artist, with notable works such as 'Guild of Winter' and 'Rockwing Clover'. Jack will be giving a fantastic workshop on making and publishing your own comics! You can read more of his work via his website This workshop is included in the entry ticket price but spaces can be booked here.