Monday, 25 May 2015

Secret Cinema's 'Rebel Stores' Pop-up Shop of Brick Lane

Secret Cinema is back this summer with an immersive showing of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back - and just as they did with last year's Back To The Future they're opening a themed pop-up shop to help people get into the mood.  Located at 16 Cheshire Street, off Brick Lane, the Rebel Stores will sell costumes and accessories for people who are going to the screenings, and other related things.

"Secret Cinema announces the official launch of the RebelX Stores in East London. The Stores will stock equipment and supplies for members of the Rebel Alliance (Secret Cinema Star Wars ticket holders) in the lead up to and during the largest immersive event of the Summer - SECRET CINEMA presents STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK taking place from 4th June – 27th September 2015.
In keeping with the Star Wars theme, the Rebel Stores will give visitors a first insight into the world created for Secret Cinema’s Summer epic. Managed by Rebel operatives, the Stores will remain open throughout the Summer months and become a place for members of the Alliance to purchase apparel for their journey into space, discover RebelX tactics and learn how to gain access to the nearby secret Rebel base. 
In conjunction with the Stores, Secret Cinema’s secret communications network ( will give ticket holders exclusive access to a digital ether-world created by RebelX. The website will transmit the latest news froe Rebel Alliance with dedicated Radio and Video transmissions and a chatroom to connect rebels from all over the world.
Ticket holders will receive a code allowing them to register and retrieve their personalised RebelX ID card. The card will inform them of their rank, name and required dress code within the Rebel Alliance. Once registered, an interactive map will allow Rebels to find other members of the Alliance in their neighbourhood and to connect via the chatroom. RebelX website registrations are compulsory for the validation of tickets and to collect assigned characters for Secret Cinema’s presentation of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. The website currently counts 20,000 registrations."

When - From Friday 29th May
Hours - Tuesday - Saturday 11am-8pm; Sunday 11am-6pm.

Where - Rebel Stores, 16 Cheshire Street, E2 6EH


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Link - Secret Cinema Tickets

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