We’ve just had an intergalactic transmission from SFW8 ( Science Fiction & Fantasy Weekender ) aka Geek Camp with an announcement for their first wave of entertainment to make next year’s stand-alone festival one to never forget.

Fans of Buffy, Angel, Smallville and Torchwood are going to be loving the event as Sci-Fi cult hero James Marsters, will be venturing his way through the vampires, superheroes and aliens to wow fans in Pwllheli.

James Marsters SFW8

Joining James will be another Torchwood icon, Gareth David Lloyd and TV writer Phil Ford, who has also covered various Dr Who releases.

Gareth David-Lloyd SFW8

Outlander, now deep into season two, continues to be a worldwide success, so to keep in sync and SFW tradition, this year’s outlander panel will feature the mighty talents of Duncan Lacroix and Steven Cree.

Dr Who favourite Frazer Hines drops in for a very special Who panel, which also features Dr Who / Fantasy prop creator Mark Cordory.

Prolific writers & SFW favourites, Sam Stone and David J Howe lead the Author Zone with David being heavily involved in our DR Who special.

The Comic legends return with Dez Skinn hosting a variety of creators including Simon Davis, Glen Fabry, Boo Cook, Clint Langley &William Simpson with more to follow shortly.

Cosplay and Prop Makers Artyfakes take point amongst other cosplay performers Tabitha Lyons, David Roth & Alice Drury. More to follow in this area too

After last year’s gaming time travel, our Retro Gaming Museum will be in full flow again with a new Virtual Reality Zone and a Jedi Training Academy hosted by Luis Villazon, if you fancy having an interactive Drone fighting experience.

Night-time will have a 100 % cheese selection of Geek DJ’s, not to mention the incredible talents of Area 51’s Imaginarium, the SFW Masquerade Ball and multiple quizzes throughout the weekend.

This is just Wave 1, plenty more to come, but lots to get your teeth into, Sci-Fi London will be back hosting the Screening Zone as will Professor Elemental who will be back Centre stage by public demand.

SFW is officially the biggest residential Science Fiction and Fantasy Festival in Europe and returns to Camp SFW, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales on 30th March until 2nd April 2017.

We’re now down to our last 67 rooms and with kids under 16 going free with full paying parents, you don’t really want to miss out on the biggest production and event we’ve ever staged.

Book online @ www.scifiweekender.com or ring Lisa on 0207 097 1521 before it all goes boom

Karen Woodham
Karen Woodham is the founder and owner of the Blazing Minds, an avid blogger and photographer. She is also a Cinema reviewer, based at the Scala in Prestatyn and at the many Cineworld screens, where she reviews the latest movies, she has also had several articles published in various publications. In 2015 she became an Award Winning Blogger and also has her website listed as one of the UKs Top 10 Film Blogs.
Karen Woodham
Karen Woodham