We were back at the National Space Centre in Leicester for BritScifi 2014 this is the second time we have visited the event which is in its fourth year. Britscifi definitely added loads more to the line-up compared to previous years with loads more Q&A talks and various attractions located over the space centre making it the biggest britscifi yet. The popularity of Britscifi has definitely increased compared to previous years with especially Sunday the busiest of the two days filling the site space centre with scifi fans eager to see guests from Doctor Who, Red dwarf the biggest Blakes 7 gathering in the last ten years and the largest reunion of Tomorrow People actors in over 20 years.
BritScifi again had given fans a chance to not only just meet the special guests and have a signed photo, but to have the opportunity to ask them questions directly and hear stories about behind the scenes and much more making use of the Patrick Moore planetarium this year which worked very well creating a great atmosphere between fans and the guests. As an optional extra there was also the chance to have a professional photo shoot with the stars and take a photo home with them on the day or a digital download.
On both days there were also the chance for people to take part in writing workshops run by Dan Freeman from the Minister of Chance and effects masterclasses run by Oscar award winning fx designer Bill Pearson and Penny Howarth prop builder on Doctor Who. Also on site there was the UNIT cyber experience out in the challenger building where cosplayers and members of the UKCL ( 15th Cyber Legion ) were raising money for Cancer research charity over the weekend by taking people into the world of Doctor Who….
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