The afternoon of creative monster workshops and talks starts at 12.00 on 8 June with UK Garrison Storm Troopers , wookies and other Star Wars inspired characters invading the Stone Space gallery and Church Lane Leytonstone.
The excitement then moves inside to the Library hall for workshops led by animators and artists and talks by experts in the field. Children and adults will be able to join in making monsters and be able to see Storm Troopers and wookies close up.
The talks and discussions will be:
- 1.00: UK Garrison – an introduction to who they are, what they do and how to get involved as a costumed performer
- 1.30: Clark Beecroft will talk about creating the character and book ‘Jiggly Boggly and the Gosh monsters’
- 2.00: Jeff Cox – myths and legends
- 2.30: Leticia Molera Vasquez – will talk about the anthropology of monsters and aliens.
- 3.00: Elliott Ashton – introduction and screening of ‘Attack of the Aliens’
- 3.20: David Tree – international expert will talk about the history of Star Wars toys.
Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.