The economics of the future may be somewhat different but for those of living pre WW3, when going to a Star Trek event we have to watch our income.
We’ll cover more details in regards to accommodation and travel for Destination Star Trek London in a later post but for those of you wanting to dabble in dressing up, as well as our previous posts, this may help.
Choosing to dress up is a big step. But it can be pricey. I (Sam) made my first costume when I was about 14. I got a red T-Shirt and Black felt-tipped pen and coloured in the TNG costume. Then I covered my head with a pink swimming hat and went to school dressed as Captain Picard! I even gelled my brothers hair back, pasted his face in talcum powder and called him Data. It is a mystery I how survived the day!
When I got older, I got fussier but without the means to pay for my newly acquired expensive taste. So my stepdad destroyed his favourite red T-Shirt to make me this:
In the first part of our ‘How to Survive a Star Trek Convention’ we look at the ticket prices and how to spend your money wisely.
Please also see our previous post for ticket price information: Star Trek London Revealed
Six Months, Five Captains, One Destination equals Thousands of excited Trekkies!
Today was the big reveal. We feel like we have died and gone to Sto Vor Kor
William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula are all attending this incredible event.
From what we can see this is more than your average convention. There will be a bridge set for photos, original sets, props and stunt displays!? It promises to be interactive and more focused around the fans.
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