Star Trek convention sees world record for most Trekkies in Costume
It’s a record Jim – but not as we know it!
For more than 1,100 enterprising fans have smashed the world record for the most number of people in Trekkie costumes in any one place.
Las Vegas failed to Klingon to its record of a reported 1,063 fans as upwards of 1,137 huddled up in Birmingham.
Luckily that corner of the universe happened to be Birmingham, where an NEC convention celebrated the 50th anniversary of the legendary TV series this weekend.
The record was impressive enough – but the event went into warp drive when the stars of the original show beamed down to regale fans with tales... read more
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