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Ordered mine too. Also decided to get the convention guidebook and lanyard
 
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I guess there will be a collection counter at the event opening the day before
 
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I went along to the Star Wars Fan Fun Day at Burnley FC's Turf Moor stadium yesterday. What a cracking event! A really enjoyable day - took my 5 year old son along to experience his first convention and he loved it. I can only see this event going from strength to strength in future years. The only thing it was lacking was a talk or two in my opinion, but there was plenty going on to keep kids interested - young and old alike! :D

The UK has longed for a proper annual Star Wars event - and I reckon that the SWFFD could deliver that.

Did anyone else go along? I guess that the location probably seems a bit random - an hour and 30 minute drive for me from Sheffield - so not too bad, but not sure how many people travelled to the event from greater distances.
 
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This event is selling so quick we soon be taking earlybirds off sale.Due to demand we will be announcing an extra day.
buy tickets now to avoid disappointment.announcements are made weekly about the event on www.starwarsuk.co.uk
You can purchase earlybird adult,concession,and full family tickets on the site
BOWLERS EXHIBITION CENTRE - SAT DEC 5TH
1) ACTORS FROM THE FILM ANNOUNCED IN STAGES
2) LIVE ORCHESTRA
3) FULL SIZE REAL LIFE SCOUT WALKER & X-WING
4) MARKET STALLS
5) COSTUME GROUPS
6) JEDI TRAINING SCHOOL
7) EWOK VILLAGE
8) CANTINA SET
9) PROPS
10) EXHIBITIONS
11) MARKET STALLS
12) COMIC BOOK ARTISTS
13) A STORM TROOPER GARRISON
& MUCH MORE
PLEASE JOIN THE OFFICIAL EVENT PAGE HEREhttps://www.facebook.com/events/363658490501918/
 
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Dont miss this , full size scout walker and xwing etc etc

Are there any convention coming up in the South West/Midlands area over the next few months. Never been to one and think it is about time i started.

Thanks

Steve

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Unfortunately Billy Dee and Corey Williams have cancelled their appearances at this years Glasgow Film and Comic Con
 
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I went to Sheffield yesterday. Stayed less than an hour - it was not as good as the inaugural one last year and I doubt I'll go next.
 
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I went to Sheffield yesterday. Stayed less than an hour - it was not as good as the inaugural one last year and I doubt I'll go next.

I loved it on Saturday. Met David and Jerremy and Robert Englund. Wow! It was awesome.

How come yous tayed an hour?

*so good to edit posts*
 
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I had seen all the guests I would have been bothered about at previous shows and apart from one stall )order 66 I think?) the toy selection was very poor I thought. Friend I went with thought the same.

That having been said, I have a lot of time for Harley Quinn cosplayers...:awesome:
 
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I had seen all the guests I would have been bothered about at previous shows and apart from one stall )order 66 I think?) the toy selection was very poor I thought. Friend I went with thought the same.

That having been said, I have a lot of time for Harley Quinn cosplayers...:awesome:
Damn, Poison Ivy, Khaleesi and wonder woman. Wa-wa-wee-wa!

Are you going to the Manchester Star Wars event in December?
 
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No mate, might get a single day pass for Celebration Europe next year, not sure yet.
 
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Anyone going to manchester convention in December? Full size scout walker and x - wing. Cantina bar looks insane, after party announced too. Having me some blue alcoholic space beverages.
 
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Anyone going to manchester convention in December? Full size scout walker and x - wing. Cantina bar looks insane, after party announced too. Having me some blue alcoholic space beverages.
I'm attending on the Friday evening, looks like it shoudl be quite good!
 
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I went with my fiancée yesterday and we both had a great time - a near scale X-Wing was my personal highlight but Jabba's throne room and the cantina were also fantastic. Lots of opportunities for cheesy photos!

Good selection of merch on the stalls as well and at some really good prices. If anyone is in the area and can get there today or tomorrow I'd recommend it.
 
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Hey all, I have been neglecting my duties to post updates for the show here, my bad, but for those interested:



The 11th show is the first post-Episode 7. Has it changed you? Are you collecting more?

It is also the only show we have before Celebration Europe too, so if you are heading there, be sure to use the event to meet as many cool folks as possible


If you have never attended a show before, rather than it being 'just a Star Wars' event, it solely concentrates on the merchandise produced from the original trilogy era. You will not find a focused convergence of vintage toys and memorabilia for sale on a regular basis in the UK. In addition, each show features a small programme of presentations and talks, giving each attendee the benefit and insight of other collectors experience and expertise in the hobby.

The first presentation for the next show has been announced:



For as long as there have been Star Wars films, there have been Star Wars collectors. Amassing collections from action figures to bedroom curtains to food packaging and although Star Wars links them all together, an individual collector's behavior and characteristics can sometimes be indicative of the point of time they started collecting.
From the solitary existence pre-internet to the introduction of eBay, the congregation of forums and the explosion of social media, within a short space of time each technological leap in communication has spawned a new generation of collector.
As part of the Farthest From, The UK Star Wars Retro Toy Showpresentation schedule on 24th of April, Dave Tree will take a tongue in cheek overview of the habits of each generation, their traits and quirks, but more importantly how each can learn from one another to become better informed collectors and keep the hobby alive for the future generations ahead.


Sunday 24th of April
Early Bird Entry 11.00am - 12.00pm
General Entry 12.00pm - 4.00pm


Fordingbridge Town Hall
63 High Street
Fordingbridge
Hampshire
SP6 1AS


Early Bird Entry: £3.00
Entry Fee Adults: £1.00
Children Under 13: 50p

Hope to see as many of you there as possible :)
 
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Is anyone at Celebration Europe looking to trade Topps Journey To The Force Awakens (UK) trading cards? I have many to trade and will be at Celebration on Sunday.
 
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Echo Base Live Collectors Event, Saturday 22nd October 2016 being held at Kingfisher Shopping Centre in Redditch. We are using the old Bank Shop and have over 30 tables selling vintage & modern Star Wars figures & toys. Starts at 9:30 and is open until 5:30. Families are more than welcome. Also providing a valuation service.
 
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Has anyone been to MCM London Comic Con in excel before? Just wondered what range of Star Wars stuff they will have there. Not impressed by the guest list so far though
 
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