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Summer of Sonic 2012 Sign Off: Thank You All So Much!

Summer of Sonic 2012 has come and gone – and we hope you all came away with some fond memories of the event. Getting to know other fans, rocking out to Crush 40, laughing at the insanity of Never Mind the BuzzBombers, meeting some of your Sonic Heroes… there was a lot to see and do at this, our fifth anniversary of the convention. For us, we certainly felt it was the best Summer of Sonic we’ve ever held! Everything went to plan, minor hiccups were swiftly averted, and every one of us had time to really enjoy some time with you guys. It was relaxing, exciting, and the best fun we’ve ever had. Continue reading

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Plan Your Day! Complete Summer of Sonic 2012 Events Guide

Want to know what time that Q&A session on stage is starting? Unsure about when the art contest ends and when the winners will be announced? Don’t want to miss out on meeting Iizuka-san? Well, worry no more – we’ve published a complete guide on our Event page so that you can plan your entire day with ease. Continue reading

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Nigel Kitching and Nigel Dobbyn Present: SoS Art Masterclass

Sonic the Comic legends Nigel Kitching and Nigel Dobbyn have been some of our most regular (and most popular) guests to appear at Summer of Sonic. For Summer of Sonic 2012 we can happily announce that Nigel Kitching and Nigel Dobbyn will be hosting two Art Masterclass sessions throughout the day. Continue reading

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All Aboard! Hop on our Sonic Shuttle!

You already know that this year’s Summer of Sonic is taking place in the Hove Centre in Brighton. Well, you may also know that there are two ways of getting there by train – Hove station and Brighton station. Although it’s close, the Hove Centre is a fair walk away from Brighton station, right? Well, walk no more! Introducing our Sonic Shuttle service, which will run frequently from the station to the venue! Continue reading

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Search for a Singer Results: Introducing Jam with Jun!

Wow! You guys are all truly talented Sonic fans! We received a huge response for our Search for a Singer contest, but the time has come to announce the lucky guy and gal that will be performing It Doesn’t Matter and Believe in Myself live at the Summer of Sonic 2012! Continue reading

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Get Quizzical with Never Mind the Buzzbombers!

Never Mind The Buzzbombers is coming back for its 4th year at SOS and from what started off as a friendly quiz has turned into a rather fierce rivalry which usually descents into ridicule, mockery, pulling faces at one another and name calling! Times, Guests and more! Continue reading

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Introducing the Fan Animations: Sonic Paradox, BoozermaN and Frobman!

The Summer of Sonic has always been about celebrating the huge fan base that exists for the spiky blue blur. This year is no different, with several fan animations on show at SoS 2012. Let’s have a quick run through of the talent that will be present on the stage… Continue reading

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What a Sell Out! Final Ticket Zone Completed in 43 Seconds!

WOW! We ran out of our last batch of tickets in an amazing 43 seconds! Exceptionally fast. In total, we have sold out of 755 tickets in a record-breaking 4:05. We’ve never done anything like this before, and nobody expected this convention to sell out so quickly! Continue reading

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Search for a Singer: Your Chance to Shine at SoS!

Last year, we introduced a brand new event at the Summer of Sonic: the Fan Showcase. This allowed us to provide talented fans with a platform to perform in front of like-minded friends, fans and family. A lot of the performing acts on stage ended up being singers, like the talented Zonic and charismatic Kati Katsaros. Because of this, we’re doing things a bit differently in 2012. Continue reading

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Tickets: ‘Last Chance’ Wave Hitting 22 June

Are you ready for the last batch of Summer of Sonic 2012 tickets? We’ve rummaged deep into our metaphorical pockets, and can happily announce that we will be offering an extra 140 tickets in this forthcoming ‘Last Chance’ Wave. They will be released on Friday 22nd June at 18:00 BST. Continue reading

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