In Ballymena Waterstones in the Fairhill shopping centre are celebrating all things Star Wars. Why well because it is May the Fourth and all over the world Star Wars fans will be uniting for a day of celebration. Dubbed Waterstones Strikes Back it is set to be a day that all Star Wars fans – young and old should attend.

May the Force be with you

Here is what Waterstones have to say:

We’re celebrating Star Wars Day for the second year in a row with Waterstones Strikes Back!

There will be Star Wars story time and activities, a costume competition and an appearance from the Emerald Garrison!

We will also announce the winning tickets for the raffle prizes in aid of The Book Trust. Raffle tickets go on sale from the 1st of April, call in store to purchase.

Here’s our first attempt at making one of Luke’s Island natives, a Porg! 

Wow – we sure love the Porgs!!

Here at Ballymena Today we have the opportunity to speak the Janine from the Emerald Garrison and she gave us an insight into their work and the detail that goes into their events. Please click here to read our story about the Emerald Garrison.

So get the date in your diary – Friday 4th May 2018 at Waterstones in Ballymena at 18.00. Get your best Stars Wars costume on, and head down for a fantastic Star Wars evening.