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Submitted by: LateRooms Ltd

2011-03-27 23:46:52

(OPENPRESS) March 28, 2011 -- SciFi Sydney offers science fiction fans the chance to meet recreations of some of their favourite film characters while raising money for charity.

Visitors will have the chance to get their pictures taken with the likes of Darth Vader, R2D2, a Dalek and K9. All models and outfits have been created by the Sydney Robot Workshop and Novus Ordo Star Wars Costuming groups.

People can also get behind the wheel of a Star Wars Droid or climb inside a Dalek and drive it around the hall.

The event takes place on April 9th 2011 at the Dougherty Community Centre in Chatswood, just 15 minutes' drive north of Sydney's central business district.

A trivia competition, spaceship battle game, raffle and bake stall are among the activities that have been organised to boost the Queensland Premier's Disaster Relief Appeal.

Proceedings are scheduled to get underway at 10:00 local time and run until 16:00. Admission is free.

"We want to showcase what the Sydney Robot Workshop and Novus Ordo Costuming groups have to offer and at the same time raise much-needed funds for our country folk who have been hit hard by the floods," said organiser Mark Hamester.

Star Wars enthusiasts thinking of booking last minute hotels and heading to the event can check out, which offers a wide array of Sydney hotels.

More information can be found at

Editors Notes: is part of B2C sector of TUI Travel PLC's Accommodation and Destination Division. Also within this sector are and is the UK's leading online accommodation site offering late availability deals in over 37,000 properties worldwide, ranging from bed and breakfasts to five star luxury hotels. offers customers a saving of up to 70 per cent off the normal room rate for a variety of independent and branded hotels. Customers can book online or by phone 24/7, whether booking 12 months or 12 minutes in advance - whatever time, whatever day. No other accommodation site offers this flexibility. arms customers with information to help them choose the right hotel. Users can read from over 540,000 true hotel reviews, written by customers who have booked through and actually stayed at the hotel. is the first online site to use VisitBritain's official national classification system to rate its hotels, bed and breakfasts and guest houses. This ensures customers know the standards of quality they can expect when making a reservation.

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Late Rooms Limited,
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