Join us for a fantastic Sci-Fi family
day out in Herne Bay
Sunday 19th June, 11am – 5pm
Sci-Fi by the Sea is back for 2016!
Sci-fi props galore, Titan the Robot, 16ft Scout Walker, Back to the Future Delorean, Lightning McQueen, live music, bar, a range of hot food, stalls, something for the little ones; cool sci-fi characters and superheroes, 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
Please note all guests appear subject to work and health commitments and charge for autographs.
We’re thrilled to welcome award winning actress, Eve Myles, star of Torchwood and ITV’s Broadchurch, as our next guest at Sci-Fi by the Sea 4, it’s going to a fantastic day!
Eve is best known for playing Gwen in the BBC series, Torchwood. Eve first played the part of servant girl Gwyneth in the 2005 Doctor Who episode “The Unquiet Dead”. Her appearance led to her winning a lead role in the much loved spin-off series Torchwood between 2006 and 2011 and she reprised her role in 2015 as part of the Torchwood Big Finnish series.
Amongst many nominations over the years, in 2007, Eve won the BAFTA Cymru Best Actress award for her portrayal of Gwen Cooper in Torchwood’s first series, a role she also received Best Actress BAFTA Cymru nominations for in 2008 and 2010. In 2010, Myles won the Best Actress award in the SFX Reader’s awards poll.
Look out for Eve this year, in the new British vampire film ‘Eat Local’, where she’ll be joined by fellow Whovian Freema Agyeman, Stella queen Ruth Jones and Daredevil himself, Charlie Cox!
Autograph costs £15 – £20
Deborah played the part of Victoria Waterfield, opposite Patrick Troughton as ‘The Doctor’ and Frazer Hines as ‘Jamie’ in Doctor Who. That period of the shows history is now fondly remembered as The Monster Era. During the time she saw battle with Cybermen, Yeti, Ice Warriors and, in her very first story, the dreaded Daleks.
Autographs £10, either on one of her photos, or on a personal item.
Everyone knows Greedo the green Rodian Bounty Hunter from Star Wars ‘who shot first’ fame, but we won’t get into that debate here! So with no further ado, we’d like welcome our first guest, British actor Paul Blake to Sci-Fi by the Sea 4.
Pam portrayed Leesub Sirln , an alien in Chalmun’s Cantina in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. Pam also appeared in several episodes of the iconic series, Space 1999.
Please extend a warm welcome to actor and director, Brian Croucher. Brian portrayed Travis in classic British Sci-Fi Series Blake’s 7, Borg in Doctor Who story The Robots of Death and appeared in Doctor Who spinoff Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans. He is also very well known for playing the character of Ted Hills in Eastenders.
Here’s just a few of the other TV programmes Brian has worked on over the years, Grange Hill, Public Eye, Callan, Dixon of Dock Green, Softly, Softly: Taskforce, Villains, Six Days of Justice, Warship, The New Avengers, The XYY Man, Shoestring, Minder, The Gentle Touch, The Professionals, The Chinese Detective, The Young Ones, Dempsey and Makepeace, C.A.T.S. Eyes, Rockliffe’s Babies, Bread, Lovejoy, Wycliffe, Casualty, The Bill, Doctors and New Tricks.
Kai Owen is best known for playing Rhys Williams in Torchwood, alongside Eve Myles (Gwen) and Pete Buchanan in Hollyoaks.
Initially a recurring character in Torchwood, Rhys’ role is increased after the second series, with Kai given star billing from the show’s third series — a five-part serial subtitled Torchwood: Children of Earth. The character has gone on to appear in expanded universe material such as the Torchwood novels and audiobooks, comic books and radio plays.
Autograph costs £10 – £15
Miltos most recent role was in a small indie film called Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you may have heard of it?
Katy played Josephine Grant in “Doctor Who” with the unforgettable Jon Pertwee. Katy’s career has spanned over 40 years and three continents
For over a decade Katy has recorded audio dramas for Big Finish Productions as Iris Wildethyme in her own series, as well as reprising the role of Jo Grant, in the Companion Chronicles range.
Most recently Katy returned to television screens as Jo Grant, some forty years on, in “The Sarah Jane Adventures”, alongside the late Elisabeth Sladen and Matt Smith as Doctor Who, written by the incredible Russell T Davies..
Mo’s FREE event will start at 12.30pm at the A Bundle of Books stall lasting 45 mins, with a book signing after. Her books will be available on the day for a special discounted price.
To guarantee your copy, please pre-order from A Bundle of Books (discount still applies).
Barnaby trained at the Guildford School of Acting and has been a professional actor and voice artist for over 20 years, working extensively in theatre, television, film and radio. In addition to his acting and voice-over work, Barnaby has directed and written many productions for the stage, for BBC radio and for various audio companies. He continues to work with Big Finish Productions on the audio series of Doctor Who and Torchwood, as both director and writer.
Autographs free, photos £10.
Mike played the role of Og in the cult classic Terry Gilliam film Time Bandits and performed In Return of the Jedi as the Chief Shaman Ewok Logray as well as the operator for Jabba the Hutt’s tail (who knew!). He has as also appeared in several films, including Flash Gordon (1980), The Dark Crystal (1982), and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988).
Others may know him from his role as Little Ron in the extremely chucklesome children’s television show Maid Marian and Her Merry Men.
Autographs or item signing £10
Chief droid builder and model maker in charge of the R2D2 builds and other droids for Star Wars: Episode 5, The Empire Strikes Back. Ron has also worked on numerous sci-fi films over the years in the SFX department (e.g. World War Z, Prometheus, City of Ember, The Golden Compass).
Actor 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 ‘.
Welcome to fan favourite, Australian actress and former model Virginia Hey, as she joins us as a guest at Sci-Fi by the Sea 4. 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’ (look out for plenty of Mad Max cosplayers!) and with Timothy Dalton’s James Bond in The Living Daylights.
Born in Sydney, Virginia divided her time and education between her hometown and London. Virginia has an extensive bio and a 37 year track history within the entertainment, fashion, natural health and beauty industry in Australia and the UK, where she now has her own range of beauty products in the form of whiteflower.Lei. www.virginiahey.com
Sci-Fi by the Sea 4 is a great day out for all the family
and an out of this world Father’s Day treat!
£5Per person (15 and under)
Family Ticket Best Value!
£202 Adults and 2 Children
£7Per Person (16 and over)
Please Note: no tickets will be available on the gate
Tickets also available from Herne Bay Retailers
Please note: No dogs apart from guide/assistance dogs are allowed at the event.
Strictly NO SMOKING on the premises.
NO public parking onsite at Sci-Fi by the Sea 4.
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.
There is NO public parking of any kind onsite at Sci-Fi by the Sea, see below.
The event takes place at Herne Bay Junior School, King’s Rd, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5DA. The fun starts at 11am and finishes at 5pm. Guide/Assistance dogs only. Please take heed of the strict No Smoking rule when in the school grounds, inside and out.
ON FOOT: Follow the crowd and costumes to the signed entrance of Herne Bay Junior School as above.
TRAIN: On arrival at Herne Bay we are a brisk 10-15 min stroll away, which takes you through Herne Bay Memorial Park on route 2 or not on route 1. The park’s nice! For train times visit http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
BUS: The nearest bus stop is situated just 30 seconds around the corner from Sci-Fi by the Sea in Canterbury Road. For bus times visit https://www.stagecoachbus.com/timetables
PARKING: Please note. There is NO public parking of any kind onsite at Sci-Fi by the Sea. Visit https://secure.parkopedia.com/parking/herne_bay/… for details of parking in Herne Bay. Most car parks are a 10-12 minute flat walk to the event.