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Manchester Star Wars convention attracts crowds

Thousands of Star Wars fans have gathered for a huge convention in Manchester.

The Force Awakens, the latest instalment in the franchise, opens in cinemas later this month and crowds have converged to celebrate at Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Trafford Park.

The event, entitled For the Love of the Force, runs until Sunday.

BBC North West Tonight went along to find out more from organiser Carl Whiteley.

  • 04 Dec 2015