Thornbury residents are being encouraged to ‘get their geek on’ in a event taking place next month.

Geekmania is being held at Thornbury Leisure Centre on Saturday, November 2.

A number of special guests, including Doctor Who star Colin Baker, have already been announced.

Baker played the sixth incarnation of The Doctor, starring in the hit BBC show from 1984-1986.

Also attending will be Mickey Lewis, who has played a number a monsters on the show over the years.

Hollywood movie extra Clem So, who has appeared in hundreds of films including the Star Wars and James Bond franchises, will also be making an appearance.

Visitors are encouraged to come dressed as their favourite hero or villain as there will be on stage competitions.

The SuperHeroes Cosplay will be bringing some movie/tv characters to life, while Gloucestershire Troopers will showcase their Star Wars costumes.

There will also be guest talks and panels as well as displays of props and other collectibles.

Advance tickets, permitting entry from 10am, are priced at £6 (£4 for children under 12).

Tickets will also be available on the door from 11am, and cost £1 extra.

There is free admission for children under five.

For tickets click here.