Cirque du Soleil take on steampunk

cirque_de_soleil_kuriosA few photographs have been posted of the new Cirque du SoleilKurios” act which is laden with steampunk reference including a man as a steam train and a gargantuan brass hand. Continue reading

Lincoln Asylum to be turned into coffee roasting house

wpid-8302.jpgAccording to a BBC news story yesterday, the asylum in Lincoln has been bought by Stokes – a 112 year old coffee company based in Lincoln – with the intention of turning it into a coffee roasting house and visitor attraction. Continue reading

Asylum secure for next 5 years

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An email has just been sent out to interested parties that the Victorian Steampunk Society have secured plans with the City of Lincoln to ensure the survival of Weekend at the Asylum for at least the next five years. Continue reading

Apothecarium alternative craft fair at The Civic, Barnsley

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Apothecarium
The Panorama
29 November 2014
10am – 4pm
Free Admission

Apothecarium @ The Civic is a delicious addition to the South Yorkshire craft scene. Featuring a variety of different makers, this fair will concentrate on the alternative side of craft, encompassing all things gothic, steampunk, rock, punk and geek. Continue reading

ASYLUM! TOMORROW!

There’s a lot to do this weekend at the Asylum. What will you do? Along with all other attendees, I’ve received a programme, but maybe you’re not going this year and want to know what’s happening or you may be planning to go next year and want to know what it’s like. Bookmark Steampunk Journal as I’ll be covering the Asylum after the event. I might even update you as it happens. Continue reading

Two days until Asylum – the wait is nearly over

Image by Erik Brede

Image by Erik Brede

The wait for Asylum is almost over and social media platforms are alight with questions, suggestions and sneak previews of costumes. It promises to be a spectacular display of splendid ladies and gentlemen in their finery. If this is your first time at Asylum, then check back tomorrow for a run down on the program.