Category Archives: Dawn of the Federation

Dawn of the Federation

As you know we love our Star Trek Conventions, but we don't get to enough fan-only run events. As we knew the organisers and a lot of the groups involved in Dawn of The Federation we knew we had to give it a go. 'Dawn' as it got shortened too, was intended as a celebration of the 50 year pre-anniversary of first contact. And we swear by the name of the prophets we celebrated in a way that would make Troi and Zefram proud.
We had a three hour drive to Leicester (which is called 'the midlands' but is every bit 'up North' to us!) we arrived about midday. We had missed some of the group presentations which felt a bit like missing a mission briefing, you weren't sure whether it was a good thing or not!? Fortunately we were able to catchup by meeting each table one … Continue Reading ››

First Contact Celebrations

What will you be doing to celebrate? We will be at the Leicester Space Centre at: Dawn of The Federation. 
All over the world fans are gathering to celebrate the countdown to the moment Zefram Cochrane makes First Contact and thrusts mankind into a new era of peace.
Whilst we look forward to the uniting of fans, the shared optimism of space travel and the general geekness of this event, we are really looking forward to a fun, lighthearted atmosphere. This is a great chance to get costumed up but this ain't no Vicars and Tarts party, more like Vulcans and Warp field specialists knocking back tequila's like Troi.
The USS Fortitide are organising this event and have a good deal of experience hosting events having hosted two Trekology conventions with a third planned for July this year. We spoke to Dawn Of The Federation organiser Wil Ross who told us how the idea … Continue Reading ››