March 4-5, 10:00-18:00; Stadiongatan 25, Malmö; 150-100kr; scifiworld.se
Headlining the festival this year are Lance Henriksen (Norwegian father), who as Bishop in Aliens was arguably cinema’s most iconic and convincing android, and Billy Boyd (The Lord of the Rings), along with a number of other familiar faces from sci-fi TV.
Johnny from ‘Viking Quest’ won’t be there, but if you’ve seen Entourage, you probably know the kind of vibe you can expect.
With a heavy focus on sci-fi films and TV, gaming, cosplay, anime, comics and horror, come along and check out the movie props, live shows and lightsaber training, and, of course, get some autographs.
March 10, 20:00; Ballerup Super Arena; 325kr
Remember when you used to swear the Globetrotters could beat the Lakers! And that Santa was real? Recapture that feeling of childhood innocence and introduce your kids to the magic of their tricks and all-round showboating.
Copenhagen Bike Show
March 10-12, 10:00; Lokomotivværkstedet, Otto Buses Vej 5A, Cph SV; 75kr, copenhagenbikeshow.dk
Last year’s event attracted 13,600 visitors. Exhibitors from Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, United States, Taiwan and Bangladesh ensure there’s an amazing array of products, while your kids can chill out in their own zone.
Drag 2 The 80s
March 11, 20:00; Draghouse, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; 150kr
The organisers are promising a massive amount of hairspray, shoulderpads and blue eyeshadow as crowd favourites such as Di Di Cancerella and Daisy Duchesse Daffodil take to the stage to belt out ‘It’s Raining Men’, ‘Tainted love’ and anything by Bronski Beat.
March 11, 19: 00; Champagne Cellar, Nørresøgade 21, Cph K; 350kr
For eons, Danes have referred to all manner of sparkling wine as champagne, and finally the oenophiles have had enough. Taste eight different bubblies, order off a tasting menu and receive unpretentious instruction. You’ll never mislabel a cava again!