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Invasion fans to get Guildhall preview this weekend

Tuesday October 17th 2017

Local people will have the opportunity to meet characters from the eagerly anticipated ‘Invasion Heroes & Legends’ event this Halloween when they make a public appearance at the Guildhall on Saturday October 21st.

The Stormtrooper and Bumblebee Transformer characters will be in Guildhall Main Hall from 1.30pm until 3.30pm on Saturday to give a sneak preview of what they can expect when the full show takes place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October.

The public are invited to come along to see the characters for themselves and have photographs taken with them on a first come first served basis - all for free.

This year’s Invasion event at the Foyle Arena will feature life sized superheroes, Stormtroopers, Daleks, Transformers and a host of characters from popular TV programmes and films who will take part in a range of fun interactive activities.

Fans of Star Wars, feverishly awaiting the release of ‘The Last Jedi’ in December can meet Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers as well as learn how to defeat them at the Force Training Academy. 

Superhero lovers will also get the chance to meet their friendly neighbourhood Spiderman, Superman, Transformers, the Ghostbusters, Harry Potter, enchanted princesses and many more characters of the silver screen and comics.

The ‘Invasion Heroes & Legends’ show will take from 10am – 12.45pm and 2pm – 5pm will take place on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th October in the Foyle Arena.

Tickets priced at £9 each or £35 for a family of 4 are available from the Foyle Arena or at derryhalloween.com/tickets.

Invasion Heroes & Legends is an unofficial event run by fans for the fans.