Mar 12 2014

Sci-fi Stars Line-Up for North Shields Event, 3rd May


David Warner (Star Trek, The Omen) and Norman Lovett (Holly from ‘Red Dwarf’) are just a couple of the big names attending the SCREEN-CON event in North Shields on Saturday 3rd May.

The family event, based at The Park Sports Centre, will feature:

  • Live entertainment,
  • Huge sci-fi market,
  • Autographs,
  • Movie props exhibition including Doctor Who’s TARDIS and the dreaded Daleks,
  • Costume competition and a short story competition, judged by ‘Lord of the rings’ actor Royd Tolkien. Royd, who is the grandson of ‘Lord of the Rings’ creator JRR Tolkien, will be presenting the winner with a prize onstage at the event.

Royd Tolkien

“I’m super thrilled to be coming to Screen-Con and excited to be presenting the award for best short story,” says Royd.

Stories must be 1000 words or less and be totally original sci-fi or fantasy stories. Entries should be submitted via email to

For more information on the writing competition and to book tickets, visit

Screen con 2014

Saturday 3rd May 10am – 4pm

The Parks Sports Centre, North Shields, NE29 6TL

May the force be with you!


  1. Mark

    Looking forward to hosting my third event with Screen-Con! It’s going to be the best one yet! See you all May 3rd!

    1. Donna Petch

      We will be there too, see you soon, Donna 🙂

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