The ultimate event for Star Wars fans is coming to the West Midlands - dates & how tickets

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The premier Star Wars fan collectors event is returning to the West Midlands this autumn.

On Saturday, October 7, the Kingfisher Shopping Centre in Redditch will be hosting its annual EchoBase event in ‘Jabba’s Palace’, next to Farmfoods.

The event, which gets underway at 10am, is billed as Europe’s premier Star Wars collector event and is a must for lovers of the franchise and cosplayers.

With an impressive array of over 200 trading tables, attendees will also have the opportunity to discover rare and coveted collectibles that are sure to ignite the excitement of any true Star Wars enthusiast.

The EchoBase funding event has helped to raise more than £100,000 for good causes during its previous events at the Redditch Shopping centre in recent years.

This year, the event boasts the presence of eight signers from the iconic franchise, ready to engage with fans. You can see the Star Wars actors who will be at the event and who they played below.

Special guests signers include:

  • Paul Brooke (Rancor Keeper)

  • Paul Weston (Nikto, Stuntman)

  • Dave Barclay (Jabba the Hutt)

  • Toby Philpott (Jabba the Hutt)

  • Femi Taylor (Oola)

  • Simon Williamson (Max Rebo)

  • Sean Crawford (Yak Face)

  • Hugh Spight (Gammorrean Guard)

How can I get tickets?

The event is free to enter and runs from 10am to 3.30pm.

What’s been said about the event?

Adrian Field, General Manager at Kingfisher, said: “We’re delighted to bring back EchoBase, the ultimate destination for Star Wars fans. Each year, this event gains more popularity, drawing enthusiasts from all corners.”