Please note that For the Love of the Force is now operating as For the Love of Sci-Fi

 

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For the Love of The Force 2015

For the Love of the Force ran over three days from December 4th to the 6th in 2015, our first event with a full Star Wars focus. The event featured a full scale X-wing fighter, a full scale AT-ST, animatronic Jabba the Hutt in his palace, Yoda's swamp, Ewok village and the opening of our world famous Cantina Space Bar. Celebrity guests included Dave Prowse - Darth Vader, Garrick Hagon - Biggs Darklighter, Michael Carter - Bib Fortuna, Femi Taylor - Oola, Alan Roscoe - Plo Koon amongst many others. 

Celebrity Guests

Dave Prowse - Darth Vader
Garrick Hagon - Biggs Darklighter
Toby Philpott - Jabba the Hutt
Michael Carter - Bib Fortuna
Simon Williamson - Max Rebo
Femi Taylor - Oola
Alan Roscoe - Plo Koon
Pam Rose - Leesub Sirin
John Simpkin - Klaatu
Michael Henbury - Ewok
Barrie Holland - Lieutenant Renz
Anthony Forrest - Stormtrooper/Fixer
Chris Bunn - Stormtrooper
Laurie Goode - Hrchek Kal Fas
Nick Joseph - Arhul Hextrophon
Chris Muncke - Captain Kurgee
Peter Roy - Olander Brit
Alan Flyng - Imperial Officer
Paul Markham - Imperial Officer
Ted Western - Merc Sunlet
Stephanie English - Rebel Technician
Brian Muir - Sculptor
Shaun Harrison - Prosthetics 

Attractions

Full scale X-wing Starfighter Red 5
Full scale AT-ST Scout Walker
Endor Bunker Door
Animatronic Jabba the Hutt
Yoda in Dagobah Swamp
Chalmun's Cantina from Tatooine
Ewok Village
Imperial Speeder Bike
Death Star Corridor
Lifesize Action Figure Box
Jedi Training
Gaming Zone
Scout Trooper DJ Booth with Projection Mapping
Live Bib Fortuna Prosthetics demo by Shaune Harrison
Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra 

For the Love of Sci-FI 2016

Due to contractual issues with Lucasfilm and Disney we decided for our 2016 show to open up the focus to all things Sci-Fi not just Star Wars. For the Love of Sci-fi ran over two days from December 3rd to the 4th and was our first event to feature a variety of science fiction franchises, covering Battlestar Galactica, Star Wars, Aliens, Ghostbusters, Harry Potter, Judge Dredd, Transformers, Back to the Future, Thunderbirds, Doctor Who, Mad Max, Knight Rider, The A-Team, E.T. and Jurassic Park. 

Celebrity Guests

Dirk Benedict - Battlestar Galactica/A-Team
Herbert Jefferson Jr. - Battlestar Galactica
Michael Biehn - Aliens/The Terminator
Mark Ryan - Transformers/Black Sails
Sylvester McCoy - Doctor Who/The Hobbit
Patricia Quinn - Rocky Horror Picture Show
Miriam Margoyles - Harry Potter
Jon Campling - Harry Potter
Norman Lovett - Red Dwarf
John Wagner - Judge Dredd
Jennifer Blanc-Biehn - Dark Angel/The Crow
Kevin Hudson - Doctor Who/Star Wars
Shane Rimmer - Thunderbirds
Matt Zimmerman - Thunderbirds
Jeremy Wilkin - Thunderbirds 

Attractions

Animatronic Optimus Prime from Transformers
Powerloader from Aliens
ABC Warrior from Judge Dredd
Screen used Law Master motorcycle  from Judge Dredd
Screen used costumes from Judge Dredd
Halls of Justice set from Judge Dredd
Peach Trees set from Judge Dredd
E.T. The Extraterrestrial & UFO
Slimer from Ghostbusters
Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from Ghostbusters
Ecto1 from Ghostbusters
A-Team Van
K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider
Optimus Prime Truck from Transformers
Bumblebee from Transformers
Battlebee from Transformers
Interceptor from Mad Max
Dobby from Harry Potter
Hagrid's Hut from Harry Potter
Tardis from Doctor Who
Cybermen from Doctor Who
Delorean from Back to the Future
Hill Valley from Back to the Future
Ford Explorer from Jurassic Park
Jeep Wrangler from Jurassic Park
Raptor and Park Gates from Jurassic Park
Phase 2 of the Cantina Space Bar
Comic zone with live drawing by comic artists
Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra
Giant Fun Fair
 

For the Love of Sci-Fi 2017

For the Love of Sci-fi 2017 ran over two days from December 2nd to the 3rd and featured a world class lineup of guests including William Shatner, Dolph Lundgren, David Hasselhoff, Ernie Hudson, Ian McDiarmid and more. This years new props included a full size Darth Vader's TIE Fighter, Battlestar Galactica Colonial Viper and a Batwing.

Celebrity Guests

William Shatner - Star Trek
Dolph Lundgren - Masters of the Universe/Universal Soldier
David Hasselhoff - Knight Rider/Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2.
Ernie Hudson - Ghostbusters/The Crow
Jennifer Runyon - Ghostbusters/Quantum Leap
Zac Galligan - Gremlins/Waxwork
Billy Dee Williams - Star Wars/Batman
Ian McDiarmid - Star Wars/Sleepy Hollow
Denis Lawson - Star Wars
Jeremy Bulloch - Star Wars/Doctor Who
Daniel Logan - Star Wars
Joonas Suotamo - Star Wars
Brian Muir - Star Wars/Alien/Harry Potter
Casper Van Dien - Starship Troopers/Sleepy Hollow
Jennifer Wenger - Super Power Beat Down
Danny John-Jules - Red Dwarf

Attractions

Darth Vader's TIE Advanced X1
Battlestar Galactica Colonial Viper
Batwing from Batman 1989
UFO
Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters
K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider in Truck set build
E.T. The Extraterrestrial & UFO
Powerloader from Aliens
ABC Warrior from Judge Dredd
Screen used Law Master motorcycle from Judge Dredd
Screen used City Cab from Judge Dredd
Screen used Personnel Carrier from Judge Dredd
Screen used costumes from Judge Dredd
Peach Trees set from Judge Dredd
Slimer from Ghostbusters
Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from Ghostbusters
Animatronic Dobby from Harry Potter
Hagrid's Hut from Harry Potter
Cantina Space Bar
Jakku market interactive Unkar Plutt experience
Steampunk Zone
Comic zone with live drawing by comic artists
Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra
Fun Fair