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WATCH: See Suffolk’s stunning sci-fi exhibition

PUBLISHED: 16:42 21 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:42 21 October 2018

Star Wars characters at the 10th annual sci-fi exhibiton at Moyse's Hall in Bury St Edmunds  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Star Wars characters at the 10th annual sci-fi exhibiton at Moyse's Hall in Bury St Edmunds Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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More than 1,000 people are thought to have visited the 10th annual sci-fi exhibition in Bury St Edmunds over its opening weekend.

This anniversary exhibition, at Moyse’s Hall Museum until November 25, looks at how science fiction and “science fact” have influenced each other.

It features original Hollywood props and costumes including Captain Kirk’s costume from Star Trek III (1984) and Matt Damon’s Space suit worn in Ridley Scott’s The Martian (2015).

After working for three years to find space in his schedule, the museum managed to secure actor Julian Glover, who played Grand Maester Pycelle in hit series Game of Thrones, who was there meeting fans.

Lance Alexander, one of the organisers of the exhibition, said: “We try to bring a little bit of Hollywood to Bury St Edmunds; that’s through costumes, props and then we can get actors and people in the business. We try our hardest.”

Chewbacca outside Moyse's Hall in Bury St Edmunds  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNChewbacca outside Moyse's Hall in Bury St Edmunds Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Star Wars characters waiting to get in The Nutshell in Bury St Edmunds  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNStar Wars characters waiting to get in The Nutshell in Bury St Edmunds Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The original space suit costume worn by Matt Damon in The Martian  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNThe original space suit costume worn by Matt Damon in The Martian Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Luna Barber with a storm trooper  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNLuna Barber with a storm trooper Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Albie Howe loves dressing up a Chewbacca and couldn't believe his eyes when he bumped into these characters  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNAlbie Howe loves dressing up a Chewbacca and couldn't believe his eyes when he bumped into these characters Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Ava Donnelly with a Wookiee  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNAva Donnelly with a Wookiee Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Organiser of the exhibition Lance Alexander   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNOrganiser of the exhibition Lance Alexander Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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