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Star Wars Celebration Europe 2023 Panels & Schedule Announced

By George Bate & Josh Bate

Exactly one month away from the highly anticipated Star Wars Celebration Europe 2023 and the convention’s exciting panels have been announced. Here’s a breakdown of the full schedule at the convention, which kicks off on Friday April 7th in London and runs until Monday April 10th.

Friday April 7, 2023

Lucasfilm’s Studio Showcase

11:00am – 12:30pm

The main panel at Star Wars Celebration 2023 will feature new looks at the current and upcoming live-action Star Wars projects, including The Mandalorian and Andor!

London Calling: Designing Star Wars Productions in the UK

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Amy Ratcliffe hosts some of the geniuses behind Star Wars‘ UK productions for this behind the scenes look of the sequel trilogy, Solo, and Rogue One.

The Making of Andor Season One

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Tony Gilroy and Diego Luna sit down to talk how Andor‘s first season came to be.

Saturday April 8


11:00am – 12:00pm

The new Ahsoka series is spotlighted at a panel with Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, and several surprise guests…

Bringing Worlds to Life: The Concept Artists of ILM

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Clayton Sandell hosts Doug Chiang and members of Industrial Light and Magic to go behind the scenes of bringing iconic Star Wars moments to life.

Star Wars: The High Republic

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Star Wars authors and Lucasfilm editors gather to talk about new projects in the High Republic era, including a tease of what’s to come with Phase III.

40 Years of Return of the Jedi

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Return of the Jedi with this panel hosted by Ming-Na Wen.

Star Wars Creator Cosplay Workshop

2:00pm – 3:00pm

The Mandalorian’s costume designer Shawna Tpcic and hair department head Maria Sandoval give their cosplay tips and tricks and guest judge Celebration’s official cosplay competition.

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures Screening

3:00pm – 4:00pm

The first two episodes of the new series will screen at Celebration before premiering May 4, 2023 on Disney+ and Disney Junior.

Hasbro Star Wars & Indiana Jones Panel

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Hasbro members discuss the latest in their Star Wars and Indiana Jones collections.

Creature Cantina

4:30pm – 5:30pm

This panel takes fans behind the scenes of Neal Scanlan’s Creature Cantina.

Clone Wars – 15 Year Anniversary Panel

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Dave Filoni, Matthew Wood, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter, Ashley Eckstein, James Arnold Taylor, and Athena Portillo look back at the iconic animated series.

Sunday April 9

Villains of the Sequel Trilogy

11:00am – 12:00pm

Amy Ratcliffe hosts a panel of sinister sequel trilogy foes, including Ian McDiarmid, Andy Serkis, and Gwendoline Christie.

Behind the Magic: The Visual Effects of Andor

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Go behind the scenes of Andor‘s visual effects with host Amy Ratcliffe and ILM crew members.

Hyperspace Stories: Dark Horse Comics Returns!

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Editor Matt Dryer and various authors take a look at new Dark Horse Comics series.

A Look Back at Obi-Wan Kenobi

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Indira Varma, and Vivien Lyra Blair gather to take a look back at the Obi-Wan Kenobi series from last year. Could the announcement of a second season be in the cards?

Funko: Collect Across the Galaxy!

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Journey through a collection of new products from Pop! to Funko Games

Star Wars Cosplay Competition

2:30pm – 3:30pm

A fun-filled competition of the best Star Wars cosplayers!

Disney Parks: Where Star Wars Comes to Life

Sunday April 9, 2023, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Discover more about Star Wars‘ role at Disney Parks during this special panel.

Beyond the Spires: Making of Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the hit PlayStation VR2 experience.

Star Wars Animation Game Night

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Watch as your favorite voice actors compete in a Star Wars trivia competition.

Lucasfilm Publishing: Stories From a Galaxy Far, Far Away…

5:30pm – 6:30pm

New books are announced at this must-see panel!

Monday April 10

The Bad Batch

11:00am – 12:00pm

Amy Ratcliffe hosts Brad Rau, Jennifer Corbett, and others to discuss the fantastic second season of The Bad Batch. Fingers crossed for an official announcement of a third season.

Make Mine Marvel Star Wars!

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Stay tuned to this panel for new announcements and reveals from Marvel comics.

From Screen to Tabletop

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Atomic Mass Games show fans the process behind making miniature Star Wars games.

Star Wars: Visions Volume 2

1:00pm – 2:00pm

The animated anthology series’ second season debuts on May 4, 2023. Ahead of the premiere on Disney+, host Amy Ratcliffe sits down with executive producers and filmmakers to discuss the new season of shorts.

Star Wars: Galaxy-Sized Collecting in a Micro World with Jazwares

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Jazwares show fans the world of Star Wars Micro Galaxy Squadron!

Closing Ceremony

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Monday afternoon will see Star Wars Celebration Europe 2023 come to an end, and likely an official announcement for the next Star Wars Celebration.

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