Step out from behind the sofa as we look at the science behind Doctor Who. Celebrating 50 years of the Cyber Legions, we will take on the Doctor's deadliest foes!
Step out from behind the sofa as we look at the science behind Doctor Who – we'll be looking at Time Travel, Teleportation, Regeneration, Robots, Space Travel and providing you with all the information you'll need to stop the next alien invasion over Cardiff on Christmas Day!
Come face to face with the Deadly Daleks and Cybernetic Cybermen? We've a galaxy of heroes and villains lurking. Can you spot them all? Maybe K9 will come to your assistance?
Follow our Science Trail around the centre and learn more about the facts behind the Science in Doctor Who. Answer a few simple questions to be in with a chance of winning a prize!
With his trademark panama hat and question mark umbrella, the Seventh incarnation of the Time Lord from Gallifrey will be making his second visit to The National Space Centre, and he'll be appearing alongside his Doctor Who Companions, Ace and Melanie.
You may also recognise Sylvester from his recent role as Radagast in the hit trilogy; The Hobbit.
Peter was the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, which he played from 1981 to 1984. Peter's real life daughter is actress Georgia Moffett, who played The Doctor's daughter Jenny in the Doctor Who episode "The Doctor's Daughter". In December 2011 she married Scottish actor David Tennant, who played the Tenth Doctor, making them a true Time Lord family.
MORE GUESTS TO BE ANNOUNCED
Doctor Who fans will love the stunning, nostalgic posters commissioned by RadioTimes.com to celebrate Peter Capaldi's inaugural series. Stuart Manning's "one-sheet" designs cover every episode of series eight, from Capaldi's début in Deep Breath to the dark conclusion of Death in Heaven, drawing inspiration from retro sources ranging from film noir to the cover art of classic Doctor Who novels.
World famous Star Wars illustrator, JaKE has recently been providing cover art for Titan Magazines collectable Comic Book range. He will be signing limited edition prints of his work.
Marvel Comics artist Lee Sullivan was the lead artist on Doctor Who magazines monthly comic strip, and has provided strips for Radio Times as well as cover art for Virgin Books. Lee will be displaying a gallery of his Dr Who work, and in addition to signing prints of his work, will be available for on the spot commission sketches.
Members of Project Dalek will be attending the event and you will have the opportunity to learn from them the secrets of the Daleks. Try the Voice Modulator and speak like a Dalek! Fully mobile Daleks will also be patrolling the National Space Centre too!
Watch out, you may be EXTERMINATED!
For the first time, a full display of complete Cybermen costumes on mannequins, from the Cloth Faced Cybermen from Mondas (The Tenth Planet) to the alternative Earth Cybus Cybermen. A timeline like no other to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Silver Giants!
Warning, You may be DELETED!
Have you ever wondered how a Cyberman costume is made? The Cyber Legion will be constructing an actual Cybercostume across the weekend!
Warning, You may be UPGRADED!
What Doctor Who got right (and wrong) about technology today
Join De Montfort University's Dr Matthew Jones (and a few special guests) as he explores some of the most memorable scientific advances that Doctor Who has dared to dream of and their relationship to reality, fantasy and the world we now inhabit.
Dr Matthew Jones is a Lecturer in Cinema and Television History at De Montfort University.
Thanks to a malfunction in the Chameleon Circuit, you will be able to see the iconic police box TARDIS on display over the weekend.
Sculptor and monster maker extraordinaire Ray Phillips will be displaying some of his amazing masks and prosthetics at Science of the Time Lords. He will also be creating a replica Clockwork Droid mask at the event and answering your questions on how to sculpt and create the perfect Monster Mask!
What makes a Dalek move. How do Daleks fly? Why do they insist on exterminating all in their path and how do you conquer the galaxy with a sink plunger for an arm? All the questions you've ever wanted to ask and more, as the Daleks order you to ask them in An Audience with the Daleks!
The Clockwork Repair Droids were androids that served on the SS Madame de Pompadour and its sister ship, the SS Marie Antoinette.
Over the weekend, we will be creating our very own Clockwork Droid, with a full bespoke costume and mask.
Drop in to see the creation process and ask any questions you may have.
Ever wondered how to cook the perfect turkey in a time vortex, or what a Kronk Burger really tastes like? Drop in to our time travelling kitchen to discover the secrets of Time Lord recipies... Jelly Baby anyody?
Browse and buy in our Traders Zone... Books, DVD's Tees, Comics, Toys and more!
Come dressed as your favourite hero or alien! If you're under 16, there's a prize for the best homemade costume on the day!
Can you help our new Companions put our famous historical characters back into the right place in time and space? History buffs and Whovians, roll up and help restore the wibbily wobbly timey wimey.
Join characters from the show to discover the science behind the fiction. Learn about regeneration, sonic screwdrivers, clones and time travel.
Drop in on the TARDIS console of the Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker. Grab the ultimate shot of you controlling time and space!
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL GUESTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND MAY CANCEL DUE TO OTHER WORK COMMITMENTS. AUTOGRAPHS ARE CHARGED FOR BY EACH GUEST AT A COST OF £10-£20 DEPENDING UPON GUEST AND ITEM SIGNED.