Aliens 25th Anniversary Convention

Chris Savage

It has been 25 years of James Cameron’s Aliens and in celebration of this, a convention is being held in the UK in the city of Leicester at the National Space Centre from September 24th – 25th.

According to AliensCollection special guests include, Rico Ross, Daniel Kash, Cynthia Scott and Trevor Steedman plus armour co-designer and maker, Terry English. More are said to be announced in the weeks to come.

Along with the addition of actors being there, they are currently trying to set up a special FX panel as well. The convention is said to include;

  • Activities include the world famous Live Action Event, the Alien War style Alien Encounter, where the public are lead through an Alien infested research station to safety by our badass Colonial Marines! (Not suitable for small children/Strobe lighting).
  • Original Costumes and Props from the film at the famous Harry Harris Aliens Collection & Archive stand. Harry will be on hand to answer your questions about these amazing rarities
  • Talks with the Actors and Crew with Question & Answer sessions
  • Many more Alien related Prop Displays, Posters, Models and Promotional material from the films
  • – Come and see the Colonial Marines themselvesm – the mighty UKCM in full costume!
  • Airsoft Pulse Rifle Range with experts (Adults only)
  • Nerf (soft foam darts) ‘Pulse Rifle’ Range for children
  • Film screenings
  • And much, much more!

Ticket prices (I’ve heard are around £13) and hotel locations are said to be announced soon, in the meantime head over to the official page for direction to the convention.


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