Port Macquarie
20 Jun 2022

headspace is proud to present... the WAUCHOPE COSPLAY FESTIVAL. 


The Wauchope Cosplay Festival is a FREE all ages, large-scale, inclusive pop-culture event that seeks to deliver a dynamic, one-of-a-kind opportunity for the flood-affected communities of Wauchope, Port Macquarie, Laurieton and their Hinterlands. Created in collaboration with the Hastings Community Drug Action Team and funded by the Office of Regional Youth (Holiday Break Program) this festival is going to be HUGE!

There's something for everyone... 

  • Youth Makers Market- Sell your homemade goods & creative wares (12-25yrs). UPDATE: Stalls fully booked. 
  • Manga Art Show & Exhibition- All ages. More info and to register to exhibit here UPDATE: Still accepting artwork
  • Cosplay Parade (Main event)- All ages. Create your costume & enter the parade to win (register on the day).
  • Box Head Workshop- Create a box head & parade it in the 'box head' division on the day 
  • Blackout Poetry, Zentangle, Affirmation Boxes & Steam-Punk Jewelry - Try your hand at learning and creating a new skill. 

 We have the amazing Reverse Garbage crew traveling all the way up from Sydney to provide free 'mask making' and 'super hero gadget' workshops.. if you are curious, conscious and creative these are for you. 

We will have the incredible Matt Lin as our resident artist helping to inspire and support those interested in Manga Art and illustration. More info about Matt here: www.matthewlin.com.au/

We will have Action Reaction Entertainment's 'Spider Man Stunt Team showcasing live stunts & acrobatics  

There will be FREE Hair Cuts & Make-up by the Community Hair Project. To book your appt contact Christine 0432580059 (Spots are limited. Be quick). 

Plus FREE..

  • Face painting
  • Lucky Door Prize (Anyone that comes goes into the draw)
  • BBQ lunch &
  • LIVE music from 11:00-2:30pm starring local band 'weak need', soloist 'Keanu Jai featuring Lyla', and soloist 'Cassidy

This will be a day to reconnect and rebuild through fun interactive activities that support the mental health and wellbeing of our community.

For those traveling to-from Port.. plan your public transport here 

(Port Buses dep every 2 hrs from approx 8:20am)

Need advice with transport, or event information email: wauchopecosplayfestival@gmail.com


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 Printable flyer here