SW40 – A ‘Star Wars’ Celebration: Saturday 9th December 2017

The Force is strong in Coventry as a freighter full of stars descend on the city for an event celebrating the 40th anniversary of ‘Star Wars’ arriving here in the UK.

27th December 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the beginning of what is perhaps the most famous film franchise ever! We are marking this special milestone with a celebration event on Saturday 9th December 2017 at The Box at FarGo Village, Far Gosford Street in Coventry. We have invited actors and artists from in front of and behind the camera across the film franchise to join us in Coventry for a special event. Fans will be able to choose from 2 time slots on the day and meet their heroes and obtain autographs and photographs.

Rony Bridges – The Force Awakens

Ken Colley – The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi

Daniel Eghan – Rogue One

Alan Harris – A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi and Phantom Menace

Michael Henbury – Return of the Jedi

Frank Huseyin – Phantom Menace

Nick Joseph – A New Hope

Andrew Lawden – Phantom Menace

Sandeep Mohan – Force Awakens and Rogue One

Brian Muir – Sculptor of the Darth Vader mask, Stormtrooper armour, Death Star Droid, CZ-3 and finishing work on C3-PO

Richard Oldfield – Empire Strikes Back

Tina Simmons – Return of the Jedi

Clem So – The Force Awakens

More to follow

This is a unique opportunity to join in and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope. Tickets are on sale now for £10. We will also be hosting a Star Wars displays and an art exhibition featuring art by local Coventry artists. For more information about ‘SW40 – A Star Wars Celebration’ or to buy your ticket(s) please visit http://www.coventrycomiccon.uk/fargo