We’re pleased to announce that classic Dr Who companion Jamie McCrimmon will be taking part in the Science of the Timelords event at the National Space Centre in Leicester. Actor Frazer Hines will be appearing at the event, signing autographs for fans and taking part in a Q&A session! Frazer joins who companions Louise Jameson, Nicola Bryant and Sophie Aldred, together with voice of the Daleks Nicholas Briggs for the one day event, taking place on November 16th. For more information, please visit the National Space Centre website: http://www.spacecentre.co.uk/special-events/science-of-the-timelords
Hot on the heels of the Daily Mail, the Daily Express has launched their own Top 10 Doctor Who days out listing and our Science of the Timelords event has been included. The event takes place on 16 November 2013 at the National Space Centre, Leicester.
WITH a new Dr Who announced and the TV series set to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, fans can follow in the footsteps of the Time Lords…
1) Fly the Tardis for yourself. It’s the latest attraction at The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff. As an added extra, visitors tour the actual TV studios in nearby Roath Lock where the series is filmed. This includes the time machine’s consol on display. See too how the BBC creates some of the special effects at the Cardiff Bay centre and some of the top film locations. Best tobook tickets in advance. www.doctorwhoexperience.com/index.php
2) Wander through the village where Dr Who’s sidekick Amy Ponds lived, as seen in the 2012 Xmas episode. The four-hour-long Doctor Who Cardiff Bus Tour isn’t a BBC official trip but guides include former extras from episodes of the show. Visit show locations with britmovietours. britmovietours.com/bookings/doctor-who-tour-of-locations
3) Visit 15 ‘set-jetting’ locations packed together in London on a ‘Whovian Hotspots’walking tour. Stopping off points include locations from the Remembrance of the Daleks. Tours run on August 11 & 25, September 29, October 27 and a special 50th anniversary weekend walk on November 23 and 24. www.britmovietours.com
4) Pretend you’re David Tennant and wander round Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on the banks of the Thames, London. It’s where The Doctor met Shakespeare. Learn more about this unique building and the most famous playwright on the Globe’s Exhibition and Tour.www.shakespearesglobe.com/theatre
5) Be amazed by Stonehenge in Wiltshire. The historic landmark took a starring role in the final episode of series five when it became an underground prison for the universe’s most deadly being, The Doctor! See the awe-inspiring stones for yourself. More details from www.english-heritage.org.uk
6) See the Tardis piloted by Peter Cushing in the 1965 film, Dr Who And The Daleks. This blue police box is just one of the many film props at the London Film Museum.www.londonfilmmuseum.com/intro.php
7) Marvel at the Dr Who props and in Herefordshire’s The Time Museum of Science Fiction, including costumes from David Tennant’s last ever episode and the Tardis used by Jon Pertwee. It is open every day in the school holidays and features collections from other sci-fi favourites, including Red Dwarf. www.timemachineuk.com
8) Be scared by the 300-metre Dalek at a new attraction in York. Colin Baker, the actor who played the Doctor’s 6th incarnation, officially opened the alien landscape of the new Doctor Who-themed maze last month. Try not to get lost and look out for images of faces of The Doctor. www.yorkmaze.co.uk
9) Take a closer look at time travel, teleportation and robots at the National Space Museum in Leicester at their special ‘Science of the Time Lords event on November 16 in celebration of the TV series’ 50th anniversary. Three of the Doctor’s former assistants will be there.www.spacecentre.co.uk
10) Look up as you walk past Buckingham Palace in London and remember where the Spaceship Titanic narrowly missed hitting the palace in the 2007 Christmas special, Voyage of the Dammed. www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/buckinghampalace
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Science of the Timelords, which takes place at the National Space Centre, Leicester, on Saturday 16 November 2013, has been included in the Daily Mail‘s rundown of the best Doctor Who events and attractions taking place this year. We’re thrilled that the event is generating so much interest!
… the National Space Museum in Leicester will hold ‘Science of the Time Lords’ on November 16. This event that will take a closer look at time travel, teleportation and robots and three of the Doctor’s former companions, Sophie Aldred, Nicola Bryant and Louise Jameson, will all be on hand during the day to offer budding Time Lords expert advice and insider tips. In addition, voice of the Daleks and Cybermen, Nicholas Briggs will return to the National Space Centre with the Monster Challenge, giving visitors the opportunity to try out the Ring Modulator, the device used on the show to create the perfect alien voice! Tickets cost £13 for adults and £11 for children. Visit www.spacecentre.co.uk
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