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And before OH!CON even begins...

Can't wait until OH!CON? Then we have good news for you – there's stuff happening before the day that you might be interested in.

Batman triple-bill at An Lanntair

Long live The Bat on the big screen! Come and catch a triple bill of the Caped Crusader on Saturday 7 October.

  • Batman: the movie (1966)
  • Batman (1989)
  • The Dark Knight (2008)

More details and book at An Lanntair


Quiz night

The OH!CON quiz returns on Friday 13 October! Gather your team and prepare for the geekiest quiz night on the island . Book for the OH!CON quiz

Costume Lab (Fashion department, UHI Stornoway)

Planning on going to OH!CON in October? Got your ticket? Got your costume sorted? 

If you have, fantastic. But if not, come to Costume Lab on Fridays. 

You can design, develop and finalise your own idea with support and guidance from the Fashion department lecturers whilst also learning how to use the industrial sewing machines.

  • Friday 22  September, 1pm - 5pm : Design & Development  
  • Friday 29 September, 1pm - 5pm : Costume Sampling and Making 
  • Friday 6 October, 1pm - 5pm : Costume Making 
  • Friday 13 October, 1pm - 5pm : Costume Making and Finishing!
  • Where: Fashion Studio, NWH (Stornoway College Campus)
  • Age: 14 yrs + 
  • Cost: Free. Use of the machines and tuition/guidance is provided, but you will need to supply the materials for your costume.  

More details and book for Costume Lab

Superhero cape design workshop (An Lanntair Creative Workshop)

If you’re going to OH!CON, and haven’t sorted your cosplay yet, design a unique satin cape and eye mask at this fun session with textile artist Eleanor Macdonald.

  • Fri 13 Oct, 10am – 11am or 1pm – 2pm
  • Age: 10 - 16
  • Cost: Free
  • An Lanntair community room 

More details and book for superhero cape design workshop

Stained glass style superheroes (An Lanntair Creative Workshop)

Design and make a large scale fantasy character stained-glass style window from corex sheeting and coloured cellophane. These artworks will be displayed at OH!CON in Lews Castle College.

  • Sat 7 Oct, 2.30pm – 5pm
  • Age: 12+
  • Cost: Free
  • An Lanntair community room

More details and book for stained glass style superheroes