LECTURE: PEACE THROUGH SUPERIOR FIREPOWER

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6:30pm Wednesday 26th June 2013 - 8:30pm Wednesday 26th June 2013 at Leeds in the Bury Theatre

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SCI-FI WEAPONS AND REALITY

Date: Wednesday 26 June 2013
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds
Duration: 1–2 hours
Price: £5
Capacity: 100
Tickets: Available online or call 0113 220 1888

Speaker: Jonathan Ferguson – Curator of Firearms

Join Jonathan Ferguson, Curator of Firearms, and hear how science fiction meets reality.

From the ‘heat rays’ of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds to the iconic ‘Pulse Rifle’ of Aliens learn how and why the depiction of weapons in Science & Speculative Fiction has changed over the years.

Find out which pieces of SF technology have made it into the real world, and which remain in the realm of fantasy.

Tickets

Tickets are available online or call 0113 220 1888