STARSHIP MAWSON

Pop Culture & Sci-Fi Meetup Group.

Starship Mawson are organisers of special events in the greater Adelaide area. We specialise in creating and organising unique popular culture events, displays and exhibitions for cinemas, museums, shopping centres, libraries, school groups, community organisations and as part of major festival events.

We present talks on classic and popular culture literature as well as conduct film events and workshops on special effects makeup and prosthetic construction.

Our broad spectrum of popular culture allows us to to be utilised in all arenas of the entertainment industry.

You can book our services direct from this website and we look forward to enhancing your event's image!

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We're all about having fun with quality friends and here is a selection of some of the fantastic meet-ups we have had recently! 

Scroll down to view our fantastic displays from past pop culture expos!

June 2 and 3 expo stand at The Mega Toy Fair in Adelaide was a most successful weekend of marketing and sales for us. The collectable fair is the largest in Australia, with sellers and collectors travelling from around the country to attend the weekend event!

June 2 and 3 expo stand at The Mega Toy Fair in Adelaide was a most successful weekend of marketing and sales for us.

The collectable fair is the largest in Australia, with sellers and collectors travelling from around the country to attend the weekend event!

April 22 - Adelaide Comic Con and Toy Fair was a great event with a large attendance of comic book fans and lovers of all things Toys! We had a large array of pop culture memorabilia for sale and of course, we added some items to our collection from many of the quality dealers that were trading at the fair!

April 22 - Adelaide Comic Con and Toy Fair was a great event with a large attendance of comic book fans and lovers of all things Toys!

We had a large array of pop culture memorabilia for sale and of course, we added some items to our collection from many of the quality dealers that were trading at the fair!

There were some great costumes worn by fans of their favourite character! 

There were some great costumes worn by fans of their favourite character! 

Starship Mawson Event Director, Stu Blair, enjoying a moment with the caped crusader who popped by our expo stand at the fair!

Starship Mawson Event Director, Stu Blair, enjoying a moment with the caped crusader who popped by our expo stand at the fair!

Encounter Celebration - Victor Harbor April 8 was a fantastic event for us in marketing and promoting our great organisation to the visiting public at the festival, which attracted large volumes of lovers of all things French! 

Encounter Celebration - Victor Harbor April 8 was a fantastic event for us in marketing and promoting our great organisation to the visiting public at the festival, which attracted large volumes of lovers of all things French! 

March 31 Foodies night for Starship Mawson's Galactic Gourmets was a hoot! The evening commenced with a tasty repas at The Edinburgh Castle Hotel followed by a leisurely stroll to Marcelina's restaurant for coffee, cake and gelati! 

March 31 Foodies night for Starship Mawson's Galactic Gourmets was a hoot!

The evening commenced with a tasty repas at The Edinburgh Castle Hotel followed by a leisurely stroll to Marcelina's restaurant for coffee, cake and gelati! 

February 11 - Our annual Comic Stores Tour to show our ongoing support of Adelaide's Comic Book Community. As with each tour, it was a hoot to say the least, with much fun and great purchases secured in each store! Our tour commenced inside Greenlight Comics and we were most fortunate to meet creators of the new Australian comic - Hail. 

February 11 - Our annual Comic Stores Tour to show our ongoing support of Adelaide's Comic Book Community.

As with each tour, it was a hoot to say the least, with much fun and great purchases secured in each store!

Our tour commenced inside Greenlight Comics and we were most fortunate to meet creators of the new Australian comic - Hail. 

Our second stop on the tour was inside Pulp Fiction Comics! 

Our second stop on the tour was inside Pulp Fiction Comics! 

We then moved on to Mad Zombie Collectables!

We then moved on to Mad Zombie Collectables!

Finally, a visit to Adelaide Comic Centre's new location inside the Adelaide Arcade!

Finally, a visit to Adelaide Comic Centre's new location inside the Adelaide Arcade!

What a fantastic way to finish our comic book stores tour. Time for a great meal on Rundle St, in Adelaide's restaurant precinct and plenty of great conversation and perusing of our purchases! 

What a fantastic way to finish our comic book stores tour. Time for a great meal on Rundle St, in Adelaide's restaurant precinct and plenty of great conversation and perusing of our purchases! 

Our annual BGrade SF Film Night is always a hoot and rounds off a most active month of great meet-ups (four in all during January!) 

Our annual BGrade SF Film Night is always a hoot and rounds off a most active month of great meet-ups (four in all during January!) 

A sumptuous array of cool snacks to enjoy during our annual BGrade SF Film Night!

A sumptuous array of cool snacks to enjoy during our annual BGrade SF Film Night!

Jan 13 Foodies meet-up for Starship Mawson's Galactic Gourmets was a real hoot. Adelaide was really jumping tonight and what a great meet-up we had at the Belgian Beer Café!

Jan 13 Foodies meet-up for Starship Mawson's Galactic Gourmets was a real hoot. Adelaide was really jumping tonight and what a great meet-up we had at the Belgian Beer Café!

January 11 meet-up was at Event Cinemas, Marion for the special presentation of 'Split' and what a great night we all had! 

January 11 meet-up was at Event Cinemas, Marion for the special presentation of 'Split' and what a great night we all had! 

As we bid farewell to 2016, we look back on a fantastic year of 10th anniversary celebrations since our inception.We are the only Star Trek fan organisation in the world, to have had its logo designed by the senior illustrator for Star Trek - Mr John Eaves, and to have been officially launched by a Star Trek actor - The late Mr Barry Jenner!

As we bid farewell to 2016, we look back on a fantastic year of 10th anniversary celebrations since our inception.We are the only Star Trek fan organisation in the world, to have had its logo designed by the senior illustrator for Star Trek - Mr John Eaves, and to have been officially launched by a Star Trek actor - The late Mr Barry Jenner!

December 9 - Our Christmas Dinner was once again a real hoot for everyone that attended!

December 9 - Our Christmas Dinner was once again a real hoot for everyone that attended!

November 12 Dr Who special event at Palace Eastend Cinema was a fun night out for all in attendance!

November 12 Dr Who special event at Palace Eastend Cinema was a fun night out for all in attendance!

October 8 - We had a fantastic promotion at The Adelaide Comic Convention and Toy Fair. Our aim today was to actively promote and market Starship Mawson to the visiting public and trading dealers.

October 8 - We had a fantastic promotion at The Adelaide Comic Convention and Toy Fair. Our aim today was to actively promote and market Starship Mawson to the visiting public and trading dealers.

There was much interest in our expo stand at The Adelaide Comic Convention today! 

There was much interest in our expo stand at The Adelaide Comic Convention today! 

Scooby Doo was a theme we created today as part of expo stand at The Adelaide Comic Convention!

Scooby Doo was a theme we created today as part of expo stand at The Adelaide Comic Convention!

Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair next to the 50th anniversary logo inside the atrium of the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - August 2016. Our global tour would also include a trip to the Grand Canyon then off to London for the Harry Potter and Star Trek exhibition and then to Europe for a tour of the Tintin Museum in Belgium and the International Comic Book Museum in Belgium!

Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair next to the 50th anniversary logo inside the atrium of the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - August 2016. Our global tour would also include a trip to the Grand Canyon then off to London for the Harry Potter and Star Trek exhibition and then to Europe for a tour of the Tintin Museum in Belgium and the International Comic Book Museum in Belgium!

The main auditorium at the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas seats 6000 fans at what a fantastic atmosphere it was

The main auditorium at the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas seats 6000 fans at what a fantastic atmosphere it was

The secondary theatre at the Star Trek convention featured actors and authors and was standing room only with thousands of fans from around the world in attendance! 

The secondary theatre at the Star Trek convention featured actors and authors and was standing room only with thousands of fans from around the world in attendance! 

For the collector of Star Trek memorabilia, there are a vast array of quality products to choose from at the convention!

For the collector of Star Trek memorabilia, there are a vast array of quality products to choose from at the convention!

Plates, and more plates.. What ever design, it is here! 

Plates, and more plates.. What ever design, it is here! 

Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair with Actress Barbara Luna from Star Trek, Zorro, High Chaparral at the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - August 2016!

Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair with Actress Barbara Luna from Star Trek, Zorro, High Chaparral at the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - August 2016!

Mawson crewmember - Edna pictured next to the 1960s Bridge of the Enterprise at the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - August 2016!

Mawson crewmember - Edna pictured next to the 1960s Bridge of the Enterprise at the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - August 2016!

What a cool shot of Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair with some great looking costumed fans on the transport pad inside the Mac Cosmetics stand at Las Vegas Star Trek Convention 2016!

What a cool shot of Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair with some great looking costumed fans on the transport pad inside the Mac Cosmetics stand at Las Vegas Star Trek Convention 2016!

Showcasing South Australia to the world during our promotion of Starship Mawson in the exhibitors area at the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - August 2016!

Showcasing South Australia to the world during our promotion of Starship Mawson in the exhibitors area at the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - August 2016!

Mawson Crew at 50th anniversary of Star Trek Convention  Las Vegas - Ian, Kathrin and Stu and what a fantastic convention it was! 

Mawson Crew at 50th anniversary of Star Trek Convention  Las Vegas - Ian, Kathrin and Stu and what a fantastic convention it was! 

Stu in front of one of the many interactive displays at the convention - The Guardian of Forever from the classic Star Trek series episode 'City on the edge of Forever'  

Stu in front of one of the many interactive displays at the convention - The Guardian of Forever from the classic Star Trek series episode 'City on the edge of Forever'

 

Time for Stu and Kathrin to regenerate during Star Trek Las Vegas!

Time for Stu and Kathrin to regenerate during Star Trek Las Vegas!

What fun we had in Las Vegas and how fantastic it was to meet fellow fans from around the world!

What fun we had in Las Vegas and how fantastic it was to meet fellow fans from around the world!

Our next stage of our global pop culture tour was in London to visit the Harry Potter Museum and new theatre production of which the latest book is based and pictured here is Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair, all set for a great night of theatre!

Our next stage of our global pop culture tour was in London to visit the Harry Potter Museum and new theatre production of which the latest book is based and pictured here is Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair, all set for a great night of theatre!

After a most enjoyable time in London we were off to Belgium to visit the Tintin Museum and International Comic Book Museum in Brussels and here is Stu as Tintin inside the Tintin Museum!

After a most enjoyable time in London we were off to Belgium to visit the Tintin Museum and International Comic Book Museum in Brussels and here is Stu as Tintin inside the Tintin Museum!

The Tintin Museum is three levels of artifacts spanning 88 years of pop culture's original investigative reporter! 

The Tintin Museum is three levels of artifacts spanning 88 years of pop culture's original investigative reporter! 

Stu is pictured here at the International Comic Book Museum in Brussels and what great icons of pop culture greet you upon entering the main foyer of the Museum!

Stu is pictured here at the International Comic Book Museum in Brussels and what great icons of pop culture greet you upon entering the main foyer of the Museum!

June 18 and what a fantastic 10th Birthday celebration we had and we look ahead to many more years as Australia's premiere SF Organisation!

June 18 and what a fantastic 10th Birthday celebration we had and we look ahead to many more years as Australia's premiere SF Organisation!

OzComicCon Adelaide March 2016 and our expo stand proved to be a popular destination for thousands of visitors during the weekend event and here's why, a most dynamic and professional showcase of our great organisation!

OzComicCon Adelaide March 2016 and our expo stand proved to be a popular destination for thousands of visitors during the weekend event and here's why, a most dynamic and professional showcase of our great organisation!

Mawson's ladies at OzComicCon, it was a most successful weekend of marketing and promotion for us!

Mawson's ladies at OzComicCon, it was a most successful weekend of marketing and promotion for us!

2016 Mega Toy and Race Collectible Fair was a huge success for us. The Fair is the largest of its kind in Australia.  

2016 Mega Toy and Race Collectible Fair was a huge success for us. The Fair is the largest of its kind in Australia.  

Nov 28 - A fantastic evening at our annual Christmas function at Bocelli Restaurant in Adelaide!

Nov 28 - A fantastic evening at our annual Christmas function at Bocelli Restaurant in Adelaide!

Nov 20-22, A most successful weekend of marketing and promotion for us at Supanova Pop Culture Expo in Adelaide. Much Mawson merchandise and subscriptions were sold and special thanks to our expo team, Rob, Kathrin and Ilona for operating a most professional looking expo stand!

Nov 20-22, A most successful weekend of marketing and promotion for us at Supanova Pop Culture Expo in Adelaide. Much Mawson merchandise and subscriptions were sold and special thanks to our expo team, Rob, Kathrin and Ilona for operating a most professional looking expo stand!

August 14 - Our 'post quiz night' celebration foodies meetup and what a great attendance of Mawson's Galactic Gourmets that enjoyed the fine food and fun conversation during the evening!

August 14 - Our 'post quiz night' celebration foodies meetup and what a great attendance of Mawson's Galactic Gourmets that enjoyed the fine food and fun conversation during the evening!

A special tribute to our Quiz Night Crew with each member receiving a personalised Mawson mug as a memento for their fantastic effort in making our 9th annual event a complete success.

A special tribute to our Quiz Night Crew with each member receiving a personalised Mawson mug as a memento for their fantastic effort in making our 9th annual event a complete success.

August 9, 2015. Our 9th annual quiz night and proving to be one of Adelaide's most popular quiz night events and the smiles say it all!

August 9, 2015. Our 9th annual quiz night and proving to be one of Adelaide's most popular quiz night events and the smiles say it all!

Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair addressing the sell-out attendance prior to the commencement of the event. 

Starship Mawson Event Director - Stu Blair addressing the sell-out attendance prior to the commencement of the event. 

Our quiz night events create a fantastic atmosphere for our audiences and we hope to see you at one them soon!

Our quiz night events create a fantastic atmosphere for our audiences and we hope to see you at one them soon!

Our Quiz Master - Warren, with Tech Guru - Ilona, all set for a fantastic event!

Our Quiz Master - Warren, with Tech Guru - Ilona, all set for a fantastic event!

A large selection of pop culture memorabilia from our dealers for sale during our quiz night!

A large selection of pop culture memorabilia from our dealers for sale during our quiz night!

August 24 2014 - Our Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema was a complete success with large attendances of fans at both of our film screenings and fans could also enjoy our sci fi expo complete with Daleks and K9! 

August 24 2014 - Our Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema was a complete success with large attendances of fans at both of our film screenings and fans could also enjoy our sci fi expo complete with Daleks and K9! 

August 24 -  Some of our members having fun in our expo area before the first of two of our screening today!

August 24 -  Some of our members having fun in our expo area before the first of two of our screening today!

August 24 - As part of our Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema, we conducted a costume contest and pictured here with Starship Mawson President - Stu Blair are our four contest winners!

August 24 - As part of our Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema, we conducted a costume contest and pictured here with Starship Mawson President - Stu Blair are our four contest winners!

August 24 - Our Dr Who film event and expo was a fantastic day full of Daleks, K9 and plenty of fans with their favourite costumes and pictured here are members - Eliza and Maryanne with K9! 

August 24 - Our Dr Who film event and expo was a fantastic day full of Daleks, K9 and plenty of fans with their favourite costumes and pictured here are members - Eliza and Maryanne with K9! 

August 8 to 10 Our National Club Convention featured our 8th annual general knowledge quiznight and pictured here is Starship Mawson president - Stu Blair, welcoming our sellout attendance to another fun event!

August 8 to 10 Our National Club Convention featured our 8th annual general knowledge quiznight and pictured here is Starship Mawson president - Stu Blair, welcoming our sellout attendance to another fun event!

August 9 - Our evening event of our National Club Convention featured our 8th annual general knowledge quiz night and once again it was a complete sell out!

August 9 - Our evening event of our National Club Convention featured our 8th annual general knowledge quiz night and once again it was a complete sell out!

August 8 to 10 National Club Convention and our Zombie Walk workshops have been fantastic and here is Eve's completed transformation! Ilona's workshops are most popular! 

August 8 to 10 National Club Convention and our Zombie Walk workshops have been fantastic and here is Eve's completed transformation! Ilona's workshops are most popular! 

August 8 to 10 National Club Convention and our Zombie Walk workshops are a real highlight. Ilona's transformation of Eve is looking cool!

August 8 to 10 National Club Convention and our Zombie Walk workshops are a real highlight. Ilona's transformation of Eve is looking cool!

August 8 to 10 and plenty of excitement at our National Club Convention with members and guests enjoying three days of fantastic activities and workshops including our Zombie Walk makeup workshops featuring costuming and make-up artist - Ilona - Transforming Club member - Eve! 

August 8 to 10 and plenty of excitement at our National Club Convention with members and guests enjoying three days of fantastic activities and workshops including our Zombie Walk makeup workshops featuring costuming and make-up artist - Ilona - Transforming Club member - Eve! 

July 19 - We conducted 4 workshops on special effects prosthetics technique work for Cosplay. A total of 85 people paid for a fantastic day of instruction with plenty of fun along the way!

July 19 - We conducted 4 workshops on special effects prosthetics technique work for Cosplay. A total of 85 people paid for a fantastic day of instruction with plenty of fun along the way!

July 19 Special effects workshops with Prosthetic artist - Stu Blair, Club Captain of Starship Mawson, demonstrating technique work to our keen audience!

July 19 Special effects workshops with Prosthetic artist - Stu Blair, Club Captain of Starship Mawson, demonstrating technique work to our keen audience!

July 19 special effects workshops and we had capacity attendances for our classes and what fun with our children's technique class!

July 19 special effects workshops and we had capacity attendances for our classes and what fun with our children's technique class!

Our July 6 Foodies meet-up at The Hungarian Club was simply fantastic..Plenty of fun and a most sumptuous selection of fine cuisine!

Our July 6 Foodies meet-up at The Hungarian Club was simply fantastic..Plenty of fun and a most sumptuous selection of fine cuisine!

May 16 - Our latest meet-up of Mawson's Galactic Gourmets at The SA German Club in Adelaide and what a fantastic foodies event it was!

May 16 - Our latest meet-up of Mawson's Galactic Gourmets at The SA German Club in Adelaide and what a fantastic foodies event it was!

April 25 - Our ANZAC Day meet-up to pay tribute to all servicemen and women that have and are serving our great nation.

April 25 - Our ANZAC Day meet-up to pay tribute to all servicemen and women that have and are serving our great nation.

April 23 - ANZAC Day meet-up (Club President - Stu Blair, in grey suit jacket with fellow serving member - Mick after the parade).

April 23 - ANZAC Day meet-up (Club President - Stu Blair, in grey suit jacket with fellow serving member - Mick after the parade).

Members - Mick, Cherie and Ilona (pictured at the war memorial in the heart of Adelaide's CBD.)

Members - Mick, Cherie and Ilona (pictured at the war memorial in the heart of Adelaide's CBD.)

April 23 - ANZAC Day meet-up with members - Cherie and Ilona at the memorial for women during times of war.

April 23 - ANZAC Day meet-up with members - Cherie and Ilona at the memorial for women during times of war.

April 23 "Behind the scenes" meet-up at SA Opera Company for Opera Encore, a unique opportunity for fans to view the fantastic costumes, props and models as well as some wonderful singing for the upcoming production of La Traviata! (Cherie and Stu are tucked in between some exquisite costumes!)

April 23 "Behind the scenes" meet-up at SA Opera Company for Opera Encore, a unique opportunity for fans to view the fantastic costumes, props and models as well as some wonderful singing for the upcoming production of La Traviata!

(Cherie and Stu are tucked in between some exquisite costumes!)

A large attendance of opera lovers listening to the synopsis! 

A large attendance of opera lovers listening to the synopsis! 

Ilona and Cherie with one of SA Opera's brilliant performers for La Traviata!

Ilona and Cherie with one of SA Opera's brilliant performers for La Traviata!

Our April 23 "Behind the scenes" meet-up at SA Opera HQ for Opera Encore gave us a chance to get up close with many of the performers for La Traviata and hear some wonderful singing!. 

Our April 23 "Behind the scenes" meet-up at SA Opera HQ for Opera Encore gave us a chance to get up close with many of the performers for La Traviata and hear some wonderful singing!. 

April 13 - The Collectors Show at The South Australian Museum.  Club members - Rob and Ilona are all set to explain to the visiting public, the many aspects of collecting rare memorabilia as well as answer questions on how to collect and protect your investments!

April 13 - The Collectors Show at The South Australian Museum. 

Club members - Rob and Ilona are all set to explain to the visiting public, the many aspects of collecting rare memorabilia as well as answer questions on how to collect and protect your investments!

A large visiting attendance for The Collectors Show at The South Australian Museum in Adelaide on April 13 and we were most fortunate to have been invited to set up an exhibition of retro pop culture memorabilia from the 1930's to 1970's! 

A large visiting attendance for The Collectors Show at The South Australian Museum in Adelaide on April 13 and we were most fortunate to have been invited to set up an exhibition of retro pop culture memorabilia from the 1930's to 1970's! 

Both days of Oz Comic Con in Adelaide on April 5 and 6 would prove to be highly successful for us as we attracted many new financial club members as well as selling tables for our upcoming Ultimate Quiz Night on August 9! Club Captain - Stu Blair is seen here, explaining the many great benefits of joining Adelaide's coolest meet-up group!

Both days of Oz Comic Con in Adelaide on April 5 and 6 would prove to be highly successful for us as we attracted many new financial club members as well as selling tables for our upcoming Ultimate Quiz Night on August 9!

Club Captain - Stu Blair is seen here, explaining the many great benefits of joining Adelaide's coolest meet-up group!

A surprise guest at our expo stand at Oz Comic Con on April 5 and 6 in Adelaide! Connor Trineer from Star Trek  - Enterprise and Stargate popped by to catch up with us, as we had had Connor as a guest here in Adelaide for an event 8 years ago.. It was fun to catch up and Connor is pictured here with Club Captain - Stu Blair.

A surprise guest at our expo stand at Oz Comic Con on April 5 and 6 in Adelaide!

Connor Trineer from Star Trek  - Enterprise and Stargate popped by to catch up with us, as we had had Connor as a guest here in Adelaide for an event 8 years ago.. It was fun to catch up and Connor is pictured here with Club Captain - Stu Blair.

Our March 21 foodies event for our Galactic Gourmets at The SA German Club in Adelaide's CBD was a great night for all members, with fun conversation and tasty food on offer!

Our March 21 foodies event for our Galactic Gourmets at The SA German Club in Adelaide's CBD was a great night for all members, with fun conversation and tasty food on offer!

Our Feb 7 Foodies meet-up was a fantastic evening of fun and great conversation, not to mention the tasty food at Burger Theory!

Our Feb 7 Foodies meet-up was a fantastic evening of fun and great conversation, not to mention the tasty food at Burger Theory!

Jan 26 and we're all set for the first screening of our annual B-Grade retro sci fi film night, members also had the chance to pick up some cool gifts as part of their new membership packs (Club Captain - Stu Blair) pictured below with our new lithographic print of The Starship Mawson as well as our new 2014 club calendar!

Jan 26 and we're all set for the first screening of our annual B-Grade retro sci fi film night, members also had the chance to pick up some cool gifts as part of their new membership packs (Club Captain - Stu Blair) pictured below with our new lithographic print of The Starship Mawson as well as our new 2014 club calendar!

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Our Jan 26 meet-up was cool.. Our annual B-Grade retro sci fi film night which kicked off with a tasty BBQ!

Our Jan 26 meet-up was cool.. Our annual B-Grade retro sci fi film night which kicked off with a tasty BBQ!

Club Members - Ilona and Maryanne, enjoying our Jan 11 meet-up at The Schutzenfest in Adelaide.. (Checkout Ilona's costume - How's that for authenticity!)

Club Members - Ilona and Maryanne, enjoying our Jan 11 meet-up at The Schutzenfest in Adelaide.. (Checkout Ilona's costume - How's that for authenticity!)

Club Captain - Stu Blair, admiring the cool, retro cars on display at The Schutzenfest during our meet-up on Jan 11.  

Club Captain - Stu Blair, admiring the cool, retro cars on display at The Schutzenfest during our meet-up on Jan 11.  

December 21 - Our second of our Christmas meet-ups and what a fantastic time we had at The Lemongrass Thai Bistro on Rundle St!

December 21 - Our second of our Christmas meet-ups and what a fantastic time we had at The Lemongrass Thai Bistro on Rundle St!

November 30 - Australian Costumers' Guild Quiznight. We had a fantastic evening for this annual costume themed event, a great chance to test our general knowledge and have a whole lot of fun along the way!

November 30 - Australian Costumers' Guild Quiznight. We had a fantastic evening for this annual costume themed event, a great chance to test our general knowledge and have a whole lot of fun along the way!

Nov 24 - Our 50th anniversary Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema. 550 Dr Who fans attended our event and here is the event MC - Starship Mawson Club Captain - Stu Blair with the audience from our first of two screenings!

Nov 24 - Our 50th anniversary Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema. 550 Dr Who fans attended our event and here is the event MC - Starship Mawson Club Captain - Stu Blair with the audience from our first of two screenings!

November 24  - A gathering of some of our members at our 50th anniversary Dr Who event. 

November 24  - A gathering of some of our members at our 50th anniversary Dr Who event. 

Nov 24 - Our 50th anniversary Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema. Some of the cool characters in our costume competition as part of our event!

Nov 24 - Our 50th anniversary Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema. Some of the cool characters in our costume competition as part of our event!

Nov 24 - Our 50th Anniversary Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema was a complete sellout with both sessions and plenty of great costumes in the costume competitions!

Nov 24 - Our 50th Anniversary Dr Who event at The Palace East End Cinema was a complete sellout with both sessions and plenty of great costumes in the costume competitions!

November 23 - Opening night at The Opera - Madama Butterfly. Our third opera meet-up for the season and what a magnificent production! (Mawson's Opera Buffs - pictured, enjoying some refreshments at the interval)  

November 23 - Opening night at The Opera - Madama Butterfly. Our third opera meet-up for the season and what a magnificent production! (Mawson's Opera Buffs - pictured, enjoying some refreshments at the interval)

 

November 17 - Day 2 of Supanova Pop Culture Festival with members - Ilona and Sandra at our expo stand.

November 17 - Day 2 of Supanova Pop Culture Festival with members - Ilona and Sandra at our expo stand.

Day 2 of Supanova - Club Captain, Stu Blair with his latest edition to his Tintin collection!

Day 2 of Supanova - Club Captain, Stu Blair with his latest edition to his Tintin collection!

Day 2 - Supanova and there are Daleks everywhere!

Day 2 - Supanova and there are Daleks everywhere!

November 16 and Day 1 of Supanova Pop Culture Festival in Adelaide and here's a few images from our expo stand and members - Ilona and Rob. 

November 16 and Day 1 of Supanova Pop Culture Festival in Adelaide and here's a few images from our expo stand and members - Ilona and Rob. 

November 16, Day 1 of Supanova pop culture in Adelaide and here's a shot of member - Ilona with an ugly little critter!

November 16, Day 1 of Supanova pop culture in Adelaide and here's a shot of member - Ilona with an ugly little critter!

November 1 Opera Encore meet-up at SA Opera HQ in the suburb of Netley. A fantastic opportunity for Opera lovers to meet the cast and marvel at the elaborate costumes and props to be used in the upcoming production of Puccini's opera - Madama Butterfly.  (Members, Cherie, Ilona and Stu with Mark de Raad from SA Opera) 

November 1 Opera Encore meet-up at SA Opera HQ in the suburb of Netley. A fantastic opportunity for Opera lovers to meet the cast and marvel at the elaborate costumes and props to be used in the upcoming production of Puccini's opera - Madama Butterfly.  (Members, Cherie, Ilona and Stu with Mark de Raad from SA Opera) 

November 1 Opera Encore meet-up at SA Opera HQ in the suburb of Netley for the preview of Madama Butterfly. How lucky was Club Captain - Stu Blair in winning this framed Madama Butterfly print, signed by the entire cast!

November 1 Opera Encore meet-up at SA Opera HQ in the suburb of Netley for the preview of Madama Butterfly. How lucky was Club Captain - Stu Blair in winning this framed Madama Butterfly print, signed by the entire cast!

October 25 scarycool halloween movie meet-up at The Alliance Francaise French Cultural Centre was simply fantastic!

October 25 scarycool halloween movie meet-up at The Alliance Francaise French Cultural Centre was simply fantastic!

Our October 25 scarycool halloween movie meet-up gave many attendees the chance to have a little cosplay!

Our October 25 scarycool halloween movie meet-up gave many attendees the chance to have a little cosplay!

October 25 and what great costumes and a fun night for all our members at our scarycool halloween movie meet-up !

October 25 and what great costumes and a fun night for all our members at our scarycool halloween movie meet-up !

October 18 Scary Ghost Tour Meet-up and we are in the cellar of The Port Dock Hotel to kick off our ghost busting tour and the hotel has its own resident ghost that is notorious for throwing post and pushing its staff around at night! (All images taken by Club Member - Ilona Solinska)

October 18 Scary Ghost Tour Meet-up and we are in the cellar of The Port Dock Hotel to kick off our ghost busting tour and the hotel has its own resident ghost that is notorious for throwing post and pushing its staff around at night! (All images taken by Club Member - Ilona Solinska)

 October 18 Scary Ghost Tour meet-up and plenty of chills up the back of your neck as we were taken to some of Port Adelaide's most haunted areas including this old Mill where ghosts have been reportedly spotted! (All images taken by club member - Ilona Solinska)

 October 18 Scary Ghost Tour meet-up and plenty of chills up the back of your neck as we were taken to some of Port Adelaide's most haunted areas including this old Mill where ghosts have been reportedly spotted! (All images taken by club member - Ilona Solinska)

October 18 Scary Ghost meet-up took us to the old city of Port Adelaide, plenty of funky buildings here and many scary ghost stories!

October 18 Scary Ghost meet-up took us to the old city of Port Adelaide, plenty of funky buildings here and many scary ghost stories!

October 12 - A fantastic opera meet-up at The Adelaide Festival Theatre fo SA Opera's production of Verdi's La Forza Del Destino.

October 12 - A fantastic opera meet-up at The Adelaide Festival Theatre fo SA Opera's production of Verdi's La Forza Del Destino.

 


 

September 15, Star Trek - Buck Rogers convention meet-up in Adelaide. Always a fun time for our members to meet actors from some of their favorite tv shows and films! Club members - Rob, Connie, Eliza, Ilona and Mick (kneeling), in front of our expo area at the event.

September 15, Star Trek - Buck Rogers convention meet-up in Adelaide. Always a fun time for our members to meet actors from some of their favorite tv shows and films! Club members - Rob, Connie, Eliza, Ilona and Mick (kneeling), in front of our expo area at the event.

September 15, Star Trek - Buck Rogers convention meet-up in Adelaide. Club members - Ilona, Rob, Connie, Cherie and Stu. (Image courtesy - Catherine Sholz)

September 15, Star Trek - Buck Rogers convention meet-up in Adelaide. Club members - Ilona, Rob, Connie, Cherie and Stu. (Image courtesy - Catherine Sholz)

September 15, Club members  - Roy, George, Rob and a cheeky Vulcan salute from Stu in the background at our expo area at the Star Trek - Buck Rogers convention in Adelaide.

September 15, Club members  - Roy, George, Rob and a cheeky Vulcan salute from Stu in the background at our expo area at the Star Trek - Buck Rogers convention in Adelaide.

September 13 Costume meet-up for The Empire Needs You. A corporate charity sci fi event at The Adelaide Entertainment Centre for Epilepsy S.A.

September 13 Costume meet-up for The Empire Needs You. A corporate charity sci fi event at The Adelaide Entertainment Centre for Epilepsy S.A.

August 30 Dinner meet-up for Mawson's Galactic Gourmets. Our Foodies events are most popular with our members! 

August 30 Dinner meet-up for Mawson's Galactic Gourmets. Our Foodies events are most popular with our members! 

August 10 - Our 7th annual ultimate quiz night. Our premier club event of the year that attracted a capacity attendance and what a fantastic evening it was!

August 10 - Our 7th annual ultimate quiz night.

Our premier club event of the year that attracted a capacity attendance and what a fantastic evening it was!

August 4 and a fantastic day for us at The Norwood Collectible Fair. Collectible fairs are great for enhancing awareness about our group as well as recruiting new members!  

August 4 and a fantastic day for us at The Norwood Collectible Fair. Collectible fairs are great for enhancing awareness about our group as well as recruiting new members!

 

Our July 21 retro board games day was a fun event with plenty of laughs! 

Our July 21 retro board games day was a fun event with plenty of laughs! 

July 5  Dinner meet-up at The SA German Club in Adelaide. It was a fun evening with plenty of great conversation and fine food on offer!

July 5  Dinner meet-up at The SA German Club in Adelaide. It was a fun evening with plenty of great conversation and fine food on offer!

June 28 - Our latest meet-up for Mawson's Movie Buffs, with a fun Frenchy film event at The Alliance Française French Cultural Centre, and what a great night we all had!

June 28 - Our latest meet-up for Mawson's Movie Buffs, with a fun Frenchy film event at The Alliance Française French Cultural Centre, and what a great night we all had!

Starship Mawson 7th Birthday club dinner meet-up, June 7 2013  A fun evening at The SA German Club to celebrate seven great years with more to come! 

Starship Mawson 7th Birthday club dinner meet-up, June 7 2013 

A fun evening at The SA German Club to celebrate seven great years with more to come! 

Club members, Eliza and Ilona, modelling the latest in our funky club hoodies and T's at the club 7th Birthday dinner! 

Club members, Eliza and Ilona, modelling the latest in our funky club hoodies and T's at the club 7th Birthday dinner! 

Club Expo Stand at The Mega Toy Fair - June 2 & 3 2013.  A highly successful weekend for us in receiving many new club memberships and club merchandise sales during the two day event!  (Pictured L to R - Members, Ilona, Carrie-ann and Rob)         

Club Expo Stand at The Mega Toy Fair - June 2 & 3 2013. 

A highly successful weekend for us in receiving many new club memberships and club merchandise sales during the two day event! 

(Pictured L to R - Members, Ilona, Carrie-ann and Rob) 

 

 

 

 

Day two of The Mega Toy Fair with members, Ilona and Michelle having fun operating the club expo stand. 

Day two of The Mega Toy Fair with members, Ilona and Michelle having fun operating the club expo stand. 

"May the fourth be with you"   Our club pop culture expo we organised on May 4 2013 inside The Burnside Library. A great day of presentations, memorabilia exhibitions, screenings and trading collectable dealers with many new members joining Starship Mawson during the day! 

"May the fourth be with you"  

Our club pop culture expo we organised on May 4 2013 inside The Burnside Library. A great day of presentations, memorabilia exhibitions, screenings and trading collectable dealers with many new members joining Starship Mawson during the day! 

Club Captain - Stu Blair presenting a talk on Tintin and his creator - Hergé, to a large and enthusiastic audience! 

Club Captain - Stu Blair presenting a talk on Tintin and his creator - Hergé, to a large and enthusiastic audience! 

Our Alien cupcakes were a hit at our pop culture expo "May the fourth be with you" Club member - Des with yet another trayful for eager customers during the day!  

Our Alien cupcakes were a hit at our pop culture expo "May the fourth be with you"

Club member - Des with yet another trayful for eager customers during the day!  

One of our members - Roy, enjoying our pop culture expo and what colourful memorabilia on display next to him!

One of our members - Roy, enjoying our pop culture expo and what colourful memorabilia on display next to him!

Galactic Gourmets Dinner meet-up, April 2013  Fine food, quality friends and a fantastic atmosphere for our monthly dinner event inside The SA German Club in Adelaide! 

Galactic Gourmets Dinner meet-up, April 2013 

Fine food, quality friends and a fantastic atmosphere for our monthly dinner event inside The SA German Club in Adelaide! 

Oz Comic Con - March 2013  A fun comic convention and we were most fortunate to have Mr J G Hertzler who played General Martok from Star Trek Deep Space Nine, visit our expo stand over the weekend!  (L to R, Club Captain - Stu Blair with J G Hertzler and club member Rob Tavino) 

Oz Comic Con - March 2013 

A fun comic convention and we were most fortunate to have Mr J G Hertzler who played General Martok from Star Trek Deep Space Nine, visit our expo stand over the weekend! 

(L to R, Club Captain - Stu Blair with J G Hertzler and club member Rob Tavino) 

 Oz Comic con March 2013 Chatting to fellow fans at Oz Comic con, keen to know more about Starship Mawson. Pop Culture conventions are great for enhancing awareness about our group in the greater community!

 Oz Comic con March 2013

Chatting to fellow fans at Oz Comic con, keen to know more about Starship Mawson. Pop Culture conventions are great for enhancing awareness about our group in the greater community!

Starship Mawson's Movie Buffs enjoy monthly film nights throughout the year !

Starship Mawson's Movie Buffs enjoy monthly film nights throughout the year !

Christmas BBQ,  Dec 8 - 2012  A fun meet-up in the Adelaide parklands and a great chance to catch up with everyone before we departed for our Christmas vacations!   

Christmas BBQ,  Dec 8 - 2012 

A fun meet-up in the Adelaide parklands and a great chance to catch up with everyone before we departed for our Christmas vacations! 

 

We're conducting special effects makeup and prosthetic workshops throughout the year for members and guests to assist you in creating a cool costume to wear at your next pop culture event! 

We're conducting special effects makeup and prosthetic workshops throughout the year for members and guests to assist you in creating a cool costume to wear at your next pop culture event!