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09-21-2001, 10:14 AM
Empire Day 2001
The Falcon Society’s UK Star Wars Convention
Sunday 7th October

GUESTS OF HONOUR
David Barclay – Voice of Jabba, Jabba lead puppeteer (Return of the Jedi), Assistant puppeteer to Frank Oz (Yoda) (Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi)
Making his first ever convention appearance
Alan Harris – General Dodonna’s aide (Star Wars: A New Hope), Bossk, Bespin Guard, C-3PO stand-in, Boba Fett (prototype suit development & testing) (The Empire Strikes Back), Chancellor Valorum’s stand-in (The Phantom Menace)
Gary Kurtz – Producer (American Graffiti, Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back), vice president of Lucasfilm (1976 – 1980)
Stuart Freeborn – creature creator, incl. Yoda, Chewbacca, Jabba the Hutt
(Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi)
Only Star Wars convention of the year
Jeremy Bulloch – Boba Fett, Imperial guard (The Empire Strikes Back)
Colin Skeaping – Mark Hamill’s stunt double
Making his first ever convention appearance

CONVENTION EVENTS
Questions and Answers session the guests.
Autograph Sessions.
Slide show & talk by Stuart Freeborn, with exclusive, never before seen pictures from the Kurtz/Joiner archive.
Display of exclusive behind the scenes stills and artwork.
Large display of original props and costumes (genuine screen used Star Wars pieces).
Life size Snowspeeder on display.
Dedicated Star Wars dealers Room.
Auction of classic toys and other rare collectables.
Modelling and Diorama Competition.
Art Competition.
Fancy Dress Competition.
Leia slave Girl costume competition with £50 prize.
Video Room, Video Games Room, Displays, Games, and much more!

INFORMATION
The event is being held at: Wolsey Hall, Windmill Lane, Cheshunt, Herts, England
Just off junction 25 of the M25 (A10). Follow the signs for Cheshunt. 3 minutes walk from the Cheshunt BR station (trains every 30 mins from Liverpool Street Station, Central London).

Information Line: 01908 671138 (area code if dialling from outside UK: +441908)
Empireday@nimrod.demon.co.uk

Ticket cost: £8 adults, £4 children (under 10)
Tickets will be available on the door, no need to pre-register or pay in advance.
Doors open 11am until 6pm. Main events start at midday.
Entries for the art and modelling competition: Just bring your entries along on the day and hand them in at the admissions desk in the morning.

This event is not endorsed or sponsored in any way by Lucasfilm Ltd. All copyrights & trademarks are the property of Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. No infringement is intended or to be implied. All guests subject to work commitments.