AN array of colourful costumes and fantasy characters will arrive in the town centre today for St Helens' first ever comic con.

Starting at 10.30am the event takes place in the town hall.

Special guests include The Hobbit star Adam Brown, S Club 7 and Primeval's Hannah Spearritt and Harry Potter actors Josh Herdman and Hugh Mitchell.

Other guests will include Game of Thrones White Walker Ross Mullan and Dominic Carter, who played Janos Slynt.

Tickets are available on the door.

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