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Tuesday, 05 January 2021 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

Happy 501st Legion Day!!!!

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For those that don't know, Legion Day is 5/01 or 5th January.

(Unless you're in America when it is 1st May!)

Friday, 01 January 2021 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

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What can we say but Happy New Year from everyone at the 501st UK Garrison.

Hopefully 2021 will be slightly better than 2020.

Be Safe!!!

#happynewyear #ny2020 #501st #ukgarrison

Wednesday, 23 December 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

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It is our sad duty to report the sad loss of one of our members.
DZ20153 Benji Berry was a well loved Jawa in the Starwars community, an active member of the 501st UK Garrison as well as a number of other Starwars costuming clubs.
Benji was a Jawa to his core, with a mischievous attitude and an ever present grin. He knew the value of making people happy in so many ways by simply being himself and he will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. We are proud to have known you for even a brief period of time. Goodbye my friend. Buckets off, and May the force be with you.

Thursday, 17 December 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

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It is our sad duty to report the passing of Jeremy Bulloch, the actor who portrayed Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 and Return of the Jedi in 1983. Jeremy was a full member of the 501st UK Garrison (BH 5211).
As well as his appearances in the Star Wars Original Trilogy, Jeremy had an acting career spanning 45 years, including roles in the James Bond film Octopussy in 1983 and a number of Doctor Who episodes in the 1970s.
For many star wars fans Jeremy was a familiar face on the convention scene and was a regular at Star Wars Celebrations over the years, regaling fans with stories from his time behind the mask and his career beyond that galaxy far, far away. Even after retiring from conventions in 2018 he still did signings from home for his fans.
Jeremy and his iconic costume turned a supporting character into a Starwars icon whose story would continue for decades, and still lives on in The Mandalorian.
Our thoughts are with his family.
Buckets off Sir.

Thursday, 10 December 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

Today was a sad and heart-breaking day, as we provided a guard of honour and Imperial escort for our little friend George who at just 14 years old sadly passed away the other day.

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If you can love, and be loved, then you've had a life worth living, no matter how long or short that life might be, and it was obvious today that George was very much loved.
It is days like today that make us feel incredibly proud to be part of the 501st UK Garrison and it is an absolute honour to be asked by the family to do this for George.
Buckets off troopers

Monday, 07 December 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

So proud to be a small part of the support for Derian House at the Stars & Cars Event
https://www.facebook.com/StarsCarsChorley/posts/2469449076690903

The UK Garrison is proud to support the following charities.