A kiss with a Dalek and a Stormtrooper on patrol: Hundreds of cosplay and sci-fi fans dress as their favourite characters for Fantasy Forest weekend
- Fantasy fans gathered at a 12th century castle in the Cotswolds countryside in Gloucestershire for festival
- Revellers enjoyed a weekend of music, shows and family fun as they dressed up as their favourite characters
- One man went as a colonial marine from the film Aliens while another came as a Star Wars Stormtrooper
- One couple even got married while attending the Fantasy Forest Festival in Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire
Cosplay and sci-fi fans gathered at a castle in the Cotswold countryside for a weekend of music and fantasy related shows.
Revellers dressed up in all types of genres at the Fantasy Forest Festival at Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire.
One person even wore a Stormtrooper suit while another dressed up as a colonial marine from the film Aliens.
Some dressed as fairies, goths and even an executioner at the festival, which featured competitions, workshops and trading stalls.
A costume competition took place on Saturday afternoon, which had a cash prize of £250 for best in show. Visitors could also win a cash prize of £100 for best costume, among other awards.
The festival took place at the ’12th century built’ Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire. It included the Wicker Man event which sees a wicker-made effigy of a man (used to symbolise the past) set on fire to welcome a new beginning.
Visitors could even camp out under the stars out in the Cotswolds countryside. One couple, Mand and Minty, even had their wedding at the festival.
A group of 17th century festival fans pose for a group photo with the Cotswold countryside in the background. Visitors could win a cash prize of £100 for best costume, among other awards
This husband and wife have dressed as Thranduil, left, and Tauriel, right, from the Hobbit. Some dressed as faries, goths and even an executioner at the festival
Tallulah Stocking strokes her disabled African Grey parrot Demsella, who stays in her hat is the bird is unable to fly; left, while a woman rides a horse during the festival as it rears up
These women have dressed up in flamboyant clothing as they share a joke together during the Fantasy Forest festival. The event featured competitions, workshops and trading stalls, which can be seen behind them
The Von Mew family are pictured together in steampunk style as they pose for a family photo in their intricately detailed costumes
Richard Von Mew shows off his steampunk hat with a boat design, left, while Pixi, right, is pictured in a corset with a big pair of binoculars on her head at the festival
One person even wore a Stormtrooper suit for the festival, which features all fantasy genres. Cosplay and sci-fi fans gathered at a castle in the Cotswold countryside for a weekend of music and fantasy related shows
One woman is pictured kissing a Dalek during the event. Revellers dressed up in steampunk style at the Fantasy Forest Festival at Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire
Gareth Vaughan dressed up as a colonial marine from the film Aliens. A costume competition took place on Saturday afternoon, which had a cash prize of £250 for best in show