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Invasion IX

Sunday 22nd July, 10am-4pm (meet the characters), 10am-5pm (for all other activities)  

The 9th installment of our annual Sci Fi extravaganza, INVASION will take place on Sunday 22nd July. 

Meet a host of science fiction characters ranging from Daleks to Doctors, Jedis to Jawas and many more! Do you or your family members love dressing up? Make sure you don your finest Sci Fi, Comic & Super Hero outfits for this brilliant and fun family day out! 


10am-4pm- Photos with the characters- Grab a photo with your favourite hero, villain, alien or monster. 

10am-5pm- Sci-Fair- Pick up fun toys, collectables and sci-fi merchandise. 

10am-5pm- Make your own Superhero Mask! Suggested donation applies.  This event is hosted by Woodhorn Museum and organised by a team of dedicated volunteers. 

Admission: Invasion IX Admission is free, but parking charge- £5 per car applies. Invasion IX is one of the special selected community days when the Woodhorn Museum Membership Scheme does not apply, but you can find full details about the Membership Scheme here .

Walking: It's going to be a busy day, so if you can, why not consider walking to the event?

Main Car Parking: at the former ALCAN/Rio Tinto site with a Park & Ride service. Please follow signs. £5 per car. Allow up to 20 minutes for transfer.

Blue Badge/Accessible Parking: available at the Woodhorn Museum site £5 per car.


Competition News 

Fancy winning a Kylo Ren lightsabre?

Come along to INVASION IX at Woodhorn on 22nd July and it could be you. Here’s how you do it. 

  • Take a photograph at Woodhorn at INVASION IX on Sunday 22nd July 2018 and uploaded to Instagram on Sunday 22nd July before midnight
  • The entry photograph must be tagged #InvasionIX and mention @woodhornmuseum  
  • Only one photograph will be allowed per person
  • You must follow @woodhornmuseum on Instagram
  • One winner only will be chosen at random on Monday 23 July 2018
  • The winner will be announced and their image shared on the Woodhorn Instagram feed on Monday 23rd July 2018
  • UK residents only may enter
  • A complete release of Instagram/Facebook by each entrant or participant
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram/ Facebook