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May the Fourth Be With You with special Totally Locally Weekend Supplement in Leek town centre

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: May 02, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

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Star Wars and all things vintage fans are in for a real treat this weekend in Leek.

'Darth Vader' will be visiting the town centre on Sunday as part of a special 'All Weekend Supplement' event which has been organised by the town's Totally Locally initiative.

The two-day shopping extravaganza will include markets offering crafts, antiques and collectables.

There will also be drop-in craft workshops at a number of venues including Bibelot and Cabbage Rose; as well as the award-winning Sunday Supplement craft and food makers market.

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There will also be a Vintage Fair staged at The Roebuck pub and in the town centre, with a variety of vintage stalls, fashions and a hair stylist.The town's independent shops will be open over the weekend, as will cafes and pubs.

The visit by 'Darth Vader' and other Star Wars characters is taking place in honour of the International Star Wars Day 'May the Fourth Be With You'.

The characters will be in Leek town centre between midday and 2pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

This weekend also sees the launch of this year's Leek Arts Festival including The Situation's Big May Birthday event on Sunday between midday and 11.30pm at the Foxlowe Arts Centre.

For further information about the 'All Weekend Supplement' go online to www.totally-locally.co.uk/leek, or find the event on the social networking site of Facebook.

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