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Sci-Fi family day out.

Sci-fi By The Sea 3 

Sunday 21st June, 11am – 5pm 

Sci-Fi by the Sea is back for 2015!

Sci-fi props galore, Keaton’s rather cool Batmobile and Back to the Future Delorean, Mr Staypuft, live music, bar, a range of hot food, stalls, something for the little ones; cool sci-fi characters and superheroes, Elsa & Anna from Frozen, inflatables, Star Wars & Dr Who props for everyone to enjoy.

Plus our sci-fi celeb marquee will play host to more famous faces from the world of Sci-Fi.

Our guests from the world of Sci-Fi Movies & TV

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Millions of viewers know him as “Doctor Who” in one of the best British sci-fi TV shows of all time and millions more have seen him playing the much loved character of Radagast the Brown in The Hobbit movies, to much acclaim.

We’re sure you’ll agree Sylvester is a fantastic guest to add to the day and he’s looking forward to meeting all his fans!

Autographs £15

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It’s a thrill that Sophie Aldred will once again be teaming up with Sylvester McCoy at Sci-Fi by the Sea 3.

Sophie played Sylvester McCoy’s assistant Ace in Doctor Who between 1988-9. A streetwise tomboy with a passion for pyrotechnics, Ace was arguably the first time a companion was given an emotional journey as the series developed. She has reprised the role many times since in various Big Finish audio stories.

Autographs £10

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In 1987, Andrew was hired as the script editor for Doctor Who. Andrew worked on the programme for the next two years. He brought in new writers and took the series in a new creative direction.

In 2014, he began writing comic strip stories for Doctor Who Adventures magazine, including stories for the Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors.

Autographs £10

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Barrie is Back!

After experiencing the Sci-Fi festival feel that is Sci-fi By The Sea last year, we’re delighted to announce that everyone’s favourite hologram is back in Herne Bay for Kent’s Number 1 Sci-Fi event in 2015.

Autographs £15

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We’re delighted to have Robert Llewellyn,  aka Kryten from Red Dwarf attending Sci-Fi by the Sea 3.

Robert started working in television around 1986, started working on Red Dwarf in 1989 and hasn’t looked back, also co-presenting Scrapheap Challenge and the excellent web series Carpool.

Autographs £10

Norman Lovett

When you have an IQ of 6,000, you know it’s logical to come along to Sci-fi By The Sea 3.

Welcoming the excellent Norman Lovett, Norman is a stand-up comedian and actor, best known for the role of Holly in Red Dwarf during the first, second, seventh and eighth series

Autographs £15

Virginia Hey SmallAustralian actress and former model Virginia Hey wil be at Sci-Fi by the Sea 3. Virginia played the multi-award-nominated blue priestess ‘Zhaan‘ in the fantastic Farscape TV series, as well as starring opposite Mel Gibson in her movie debut in Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior as the ‘Warrior Woman‘ and with Timothy Dalton’s James Bond in The Living Daylights.

Autographs £15

Jermey Bulloch smallJeremy Bulloch was asked to play a part in The Empire Strikes Back – the sequel to Star Wars. The part, of course, was none other than ‘Boba Fett‘. Return of the Jedi followed soon and Jeremy was invited to reprise the role of Boba.

Since the re-release of Star Wars in 1997, the phenomenal interest in the character of ‘Boba Fett’ has continued to grow and grow.

Autographs £15

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Paul Markham has been in the industry for a very long time, appearing in  ‘ SupermanII, III and IV, ‘ Supergirl ‘ , ‘Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade ‘ and Tim Burton’s ‘Batman’.

Paul has also worked on one of the most iconic films of all time which is Star Wars Episode VI – Return of the Jedi . He portrayed an Imperial Officer in the film.

Autographs £10

Michael Henbury small imageActor Michael Henbury has the distinction of officially being Britain’s smallest man at 2′ 11″ and has appeared in a quite a number of well known and popular films, including ‘Willow‘, ‘Labyrinth‘, the TV series of ‘The Chronicles of Narnia‘, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2‘ as a Gringotts Goblin. Michael also portrayed an Ewok in ‘Star Wars Episode VI – Return of the Jedi ‘.

Autographs £10

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Chris Bunn has worked in three James Bond films ( ‘The Spy Who Loved Me‘ , ‘Moonraker ‘ and ‘The Living Daylights‘ ) . Chris also worked in two Superman movies ( Superman I and II ) .

Chris was the original Stormtrooper in ‘Star Wars A New Hope‘ and also played an astronaut in the famous cantina scene in the same film . Chris also went on to work in the sequels ‘The Empire Strikes Back‘ and ‘Return of the Jedi‘ .

Autographs £10

Trev and Simon SmallSaturday morning TV Legends Trev and Simon are best known for ‘swinging their pants’, ‘not doing duvets’ and peering into the Foooootur as aliens on Live and Kicking and Going Live, they were an essential part of Saturday mornings to millions of fans up and down the country!

Look out for a special announcement from Trev and Simon as we get nearer to the day too!

Autographs £10

Sci-fi fans of a certain age might know Richard as Officer Orrin in Gerry Anderson’s 90s tv series, Space Precinct. To mark the programme’s 20th anniversary, he’s written a book, Space Precinct – Unmasked,
detailing his experiences of working on the series, with contributions from cast members, candid photographs and missing scenes.  You’ll be able to buy signed copies on the day too.

Autographs £10

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Cheryl played the part of  Heather, in Eastenders in 385 episodes and in recent times she has played Mrs Lloyd in Doctor Who episodes ‘The Empty Child’ and ‘The Doctor Dances’. She’s appeared in other much loved TV Series such at IT Crowd, Little Britain and Allo Allo to name but a few.

Autographs £15/Selfies £5

Unfortunately James Cosmo is no longer able to attend Sci-Fi by the Sea 3, due to work commitments. As you know all guests attend subject to their work/filming commitments and sometimes cancellations do happen. It’s always a shame and apologies to those who were looking forward to meeting him, but the show must go on and we still have a great line up of guests and Sci-Fi fun lined up for the day.
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HBO’s Game of Thrones has taken the TV world by storm, everybody knows someone who loves the show.

Pixie Le Knot (right)  is an actress, dancer and one of the most flexible contornionists in the UK! Pixie played the part of Kayla in Game of thrones and has featured In various TV shows and commercials, using her body bending skills!

Autographs £10

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HBO’s Game of Thrones has taken the TV world by storm, everybody knows someone who loves the show.

Josephine Gillan (left) is an actress, dancer, model and singer who portrays the character of Marei, first seen in season 2 and subsequently season 3, 4 and 5.

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Ross Mullen SmallRoss Mullan will be joining us at Sci-fi by The Sea 3. Ross has played many notable roles, including ‘White Walker‘ in ‘Game of Thrones’ as well as roles in recent Doctor Who episodes including ‘Time Heist‘ , ‘Time Of The Dr‘ and an appearance as Pemphredo in ‘Clash Of The Titans‘.

Ross is also an established Puppeteer and voice over artist having trained with Jim Hensons company many years ago

Autographs £10

Guests appear subject to work  and health commitments.
All guests charge for autographs..

Take a look at these fantastic photos from Sci-Fi by the SeaQuel!

Sci-Fi by the Sea 3, a great day out for all the family and an out of this world Father’s Day treat!

Advance tickets only cost £5 for children (under 16, under 4s free), £7 for adults or £20 for a family of four (2 adults, 2 children). SORRY, TICKETS WILL NO LONGER BE AVAILABLE ON THE GATE.

Buy Tickets

Tickets also available from Herne Bay Retailers

Peters Produce,
42 William St

Kids Korner,
98 Mortimer St

 The Activity Box,
79 William St

Keep up to date with all the news  here or on our Sci-fi By The Sea Facebook Page, ensuring you’ll get the latest information about the event as we announce it.

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Check out this great video from
Sci-Fi by the SeaQuel last year!

Please note: No dogs apart from guide/assistance dogs are allowed at the event.
No smoking on the premises.

There is NO public parking onsite at Sci-Fi by the Sea 3, please use the interactive map below to locate Car Parks in Herne Bay. We are also very close to the train station and bus routes.

You can find
Sci-Fi by the Sea 3 at

Herne Bay Junior School, Kings Road, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5DA