UK Trekkies flock to meet the legendary five captains of Star Trek
(London, England) William Shatner (Captain Kirk – Star Trek: The Original Series), Sir Patrick Stewart (Captain Picard – Star Trek: The Next Generation), Avery Brooks (Captain Sisko – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Kate Mulgrew (Captain Janeway – Star Trek: Voyager) and Scott Bakula (Captain Archer – Star Trek: Enterprise) took to the stage together, to welcome fans from across the galaxy as they participated in the official opening ceremony at Destination Star Trek London, last night (Friday 19th October 2012).
‘DESTINATION STAR TREK LONDON’, the first official Star Trek event in the UK in 10 years, welcomed thousands of fans from across the world to witness Star Trek history in London as the legendary Captains reunited in their first UK public appearance in over a decade.
The opening day also witnessed the first ever Klingon Wedding in the UK as Jossie Sockertopp 23 and Sonnie Gustavsson 29, from Skåne in Sweden, tied the knot in full Klingon costume at the event. Conducted by celebrant, Peter Wyllie the bride and groom entered into a traditional Klingon ritual and officially became man and wife in the company of their guests and the public who were also dressed up as showcharacters.
Fans of the show can expect many exciting features at the event including: guest talks, autograph opportunities, photo shoots with the stars, as well as replica sets, a unique Star Trek Museum, stunt demonstrations, costume displays and lots more!
This evening will also see the Guinness World Record Attempt which will aim to gather the largest number of Star Trek characters in one place at 6.30pm on Saturday 20thOctober.
Followed by the official Star Trek Party to mark the 25th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation, which will feature Chase Masterson (Barjoran Dabo Leeta – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), and her all-star cabaret!
Opening Times: Friday 19th Oct – 2pm – 9pm / Saturday 20th Oct – 9am – 7pm / Sunday 21st Oct – 9am – 6pm.
Whether you’re a dedicated follower of the Star Trek, series since it began, or just curious about the Star Trek universe, there will be something for everyone at this year’s show!
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For more information and tickets visit www.startreklondon.com