There is a Dog Cosplay event coming to the UK, if you want to dress your dog up as Iron Man or Darth Vader 7 months ago

There is a Dog Cosplay event coming to the UK, if you want to dress your dog up as Iron Man or Darth Vader

Is your dog a geek?

A dog cosplay event - where you can dress your dog up as your favourite superhero, sci-fi or fantasy character - is coming to London next month.

Cosplay for humans is a pretty common sight at conventions - but this is reportedly the world's only cosplay event for dogs.

It will take place outside the Prince Charles Cinema, in London's Leicester Square, on May 18th, as part of the

The event will take place as part of the Sci-Fi London film festival.


The official release reads:

Sci-Fido, the world's only cosplay event for dogs event returns this year on Saturday 18th May outside the Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square, in association with DOGSTARPHOTO and ALL DOGS MATTER for the Crufts of Science fiction! Do you have a four-legged friend who likes to dress up as a sci-fi character? Or a pooch that looks like Princess Leia? Bring them along to our ‘dressed-up dog’ photo session!

And here are some images of dogs in costumes.

The Sci-FI London festival will run from 15th May until 22nd May across London. The lineup includes 4 world film premieres, 11 UK film premieres, 11 world short premieres and 13 UK short premieres.

More information is here.