Game of Thrones actor to make guest appearance at Suffolk sci-fi spectacular

Bury St Edmunds Moyses Hall Museum will host another sci-fi exhibition Picture:
Mark Westley Pho

Bury St Edmunds Moyses Hall Museum will host another sci-fi exhibition Picture: Mark Westley Photography - Credit: Archant

Sci-fi fans are in for a treat later this month with the opening of an exhibition at Moyse’s Hall Museum, in Bury St Edmunds.

Star Wars favourites Chewbacca and a Storm Trooper. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Star Wars favourites Chewbacca and a Storm Trooper. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2018

The 10th Annual Sci-fi and Action Exhibition takes place from Saturday, October 20, to Sunday, November 25, and visitors will be able to see a unique selection of screen-used props and costumes, plus replicas, memorabilia, from the likes of Star Wars, Dr Who, Star Trek and Harry Potter – plus original space race artefacts.

This year the highlights will appeal to film and television fans from Trekkies to Potterheads as the Moyse’s Hall team up with Kudos Memorabilia to bring the best of the world of fantasy and fiction.

Amongst the array of items will be Captain Kirk’s costume from Star Trek III (1984), Romulan uniform and rifle from the Star Trek reboot (2009) and Matt Damon’s space suit worn in Ridley Scott’s The Martian (2015). And for those looking to sprinkle a bit of magic there will be Professor Snape’s wand as used by the late great Alan Rickman in the Harry Potter

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The exhibition will launch at the opening with a special guest appearance from Star Wars and Game of Thrones actor Julian Glover.

Visitors will also have a chance to get their selfies with costumed characters from specialist costume group Vader’s Raiders! Meet Lord Vader, a Stormtrooper, Darth Maul, Chewbacca and Predators.

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Moyes’s Hall will also be celebrating the fact behind the fiction with original space race artefacts including two NASA manuals (Apollo 11 Flight Plan and Apollo 11 Spacecraft Operational Trajectory) which were also used by as reference material for Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope’ (1977).

The exhibition will be open Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm, and Sunday, noon to 4pm with admission £5 for adults and £3 for children.

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