Wednesday 26 June 2013 in the Bury Theatre of the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds.
- Starts at: 6:30 pm
- Suitable for: Everyone
- Event type: Lecture
- Duration: 1–2 hours
- 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.
No tickets will be sent.
Please bring your receipt as proof of purchase and to gain entry to the lecture.