CosXPo 2022 is coming!

Below you'll find some FAQ's, but if you can't find your answer just send us an email to, or message us via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

General FAQ

Location, accessibility, dates and more.

  • What is CosXPo?

    CosXPo is an event focused on helping all levels of cosplayer and photographer create, learn and master their skills. We have hands on workshops as well as talks and panels, and our Cosplay Lab where you can try out materials and tools.

  • When is CosXPo?

    CosXPo 2022 will be held on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th April.

    Opening hours:

    Friday: 13:00-18:00.
    Saturday: 10:00-18:00.
    VIP After Party: 18:00-00:00.

  • Where is the event?

    CosXPo returns to 3sixty at the University of Reading. For information on how to get there head to our travel page.

  • How can I get involved?

    If you want to volunteer, exhibit, compete, or host a panel or workshop, you can apply on our registration page here.

  • Does the venue have accessible access?

    Yes, there are accessible toilets in the venue, and you'll find stair free access throughout via lifts or slopes.

  • What are the COVID requirements for the event?

    The safety of our attendees and crew is paramount. To ensure the safety of everyone, on entry please provide proof of either:

    • A negative lateral flow or PCR test taken within the last 48 hours;
    • Valid proof of vaccination.

    Mask wearing isn't mandatory but we ask that attendees strongly consider wearing a face covering in crowded, enclosed spaces.

    For more information on national guidelines, please visit the government website.

Leather Workshop at CosXPo with Pipa Wolf Cosplay

Costume and Photography FAQs

Props, equipment and drones.

  • What are you costume and weapon policies?

    You can find our full T&C's here which include our Costume and Weapons policy.

  • Can I bring my drone?

    Due to the heavy human traffic drones will not be allowed over the course of the event.

Tickets FAQs

Buying tickets and ticket rules.

  • Can I buy a ticket for the VIP party only?

    No sorry! The VIP Party is a celebration for the team, volunteers, and attendees to wind down after a busy couple of days, so it's not sold as it's own event, but as a bonus for those that want to support our event. You can buy VIP tickets here.

  • I bought a ticket but I can't come anymore, can I get a refund?

    Tickets are not refundable unless we cancel or rearrange our event. You'll find out T&C's here.

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