In Pictures: The Star Wars Force Is Strong In London

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 30 months ago
In Pictures: The Star Wars Force Is Strong In London
The London Bridge commute reimagined. Photo: Tetramesh

Everyone loves a bit of Star Wars right? Here at Londonist HQ, we certainly do, so we decided to take a nostalgic look at the many times the Force has been strong in London.

For one day only back in October 2015, this X-wing fighter floor art appeared under Southwark Bridge. Photo: Alex

Star Wars made out of Lego at Brick 2015. Photo: Mac Spud

Pixelated father and son image on the wall of the multi-storey car park in Curtain Road, Shoreditch. Photo: Goretty Gutierrez

One question: where do they keep their Oyster cards? Photo: Ken

A friendly Stormtrooper makes his mark in the 2012 London Marathon. Photo: Andrew Smith

In 2011, the BT Tower was lit up like a light saber to celebrate the release of Star Wars on Blu-Ray. Photo: Simon Kimber

Jedi Queen street art in Brick Lane in 2012. Photo: Steve Birch

Storm Troopers stand guard over the London Aquarium in 2007 (London Film Museum used to be inside County Hall before it moved to Covent Garden). Photo: Fabrizio Tavaroli

Storm Trooper dancing in the rain on South Bank. Photo: Kalexander2010

Off-duty in east London. Photo: Joe Navin

Leia and co street art on the abandoned Shoreditch tube station. Photo: Lee

Yoda tries to make the train arrive in White City. Photo: Flamenco Sun

Yoda meets Goya: to coincide with the Goya exhibition at The National Gallery in 2015, reproductions of paintings by Goya were put up on hoardings in Trafalgar Square. Here, the photographer managed to capture a 'Living Yoda' human statue in front of a painting of Spanish neo-classical poet Juan Antonio Melendez Valdes. Photo: stevedexteruk

The Phantom what-now? Part of the 2015 Star Wars exhibition at Madame Tussauds. Photo: Londonist

You will soon learn to appreciate me: another one from Madame Tussauds. Photo: Londonist

Read our review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Last Updated 27 October 2016

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