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Stars in town for all things sci-fi

Springfields wlll be packed out with movie stars, cosplay fantatics, props and stalls at the end of the month for the next edition of Geekmania.

The sci-fi and fantasy convention will welcome stars from the likes of Harry Potter, Star Wars and Torchwood, as well as acclaimed authors and artists on Sunday, February 23.

A visual spectacle, cosplayers dressed as their favourite characters will be in attendance. A junior cosplay competition takes place at 1pm and the teen/adult competition starts at 3pm.

Jeff Rawle

The event offers the chance to meet Harry Potter’s Jeff Rawle, Gareth David-Lloyd from Torchwood and ‘Britain’s smallest man’ Michael Henbury, from Star Wars and Labyrinth.

Guest authors include Sam Stone (Kat Lightfoot Mysteries) and David J Howe (Doctor Who), with guest artist Grant Perkins (WWE Kids / 2000AD).

The family-friendly event will also welcome traders from around the country, and our very own Strange Apparitions (Weston) will have a stall, where they’ll debut a new line of merchandise.

Movie props on display include items from Jaws, Gremlins, a TARDIS, a Star Wars speeder bike and more.

Doors open at 10am for ticket holders and 11.30am for door sales, ending at 4pm.

Early entry tickets provide access to the 11am exclusive Q&A with Gareth David-Lloyd.

Advance tickets cost £4 (plus 85p booking fee), under fives get in for free.

Tickets on the door cost £7 general entry, £5 under-12s, (under fives free).

Family tickets cost £20 and all tickets are available from the Geekmania: Spalding 2020 Facebook site.

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