Papplewick Pumping Station hosts its first ever Sci-Fi themed steaming event

For the first time Papplewick Pumping Station is hosted a Sci-Fi themed steaming event.

Monday, 27th May 2019, 12:19 pm
Darth Vader was at the event

The event took place yesterday (Sunday, May 26) and continues today (Monday, May 27) until 5pm.

n attendance and signing autographs will be Matt Zimmerman, (voice of Alan Tracy from Thunderbirds, Thunderbirds Are Go, Thunderbird 6, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Space 1999) and Oscar winning special effects designer Brian Johnson (2001 Space Odyssey, Alien, The Empire Strikes Back).

There will also be performances by Charlie Draper playing the Theremin inside the Engine House and a selection of sci-fi and movie themed stalls plus science fiction inspired face painting by Leann Scott.

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Papplewick Pumping Station volunteer Carl Leasch was firing the boiler for the pumps.

The James Watt beam engines, Linby Colliery Winding engine and miniature railway will be in steam as well as guided tours of the underground reservoir.

Browsing the sci-fi memorabilia are Richard Teresa Smedley.
Deviant Angel emporium's Angel Darkside and Gail Maxfield were selling decorated skulls.
Family all wrapped up in a Dr Who scarf. Ben Hanbury and son Joseph and grandad Roy Palmer.
Jenny Harvey looks at a Studio 2 model of Skydiver.
Robert G Walker looking at models of K9.
An Ewok in attack mode.