Good day, dear friends. Here is this weeks offerings of news from around the known World that has gathered in my intray over the last seven days. There’s news of an 80’s rock band releasing a steampunk comic that coincides with their album, an upcycler that draws inspiration from steampunk, goth and victoriana and an auction for a children’s charity that included a steampunk wreath. See how much it raised in the links below:
Hans Christian Anderson story “The Snow Queen” is to be made into a steampunk musical, according to The Gilroy Dispatch.
The Sooke News Mirror has showcased an upcycler that designs victoriana clothing with heavy influences from steampunk and goth.
Back on British soil and the Times and Star have reported on a successful steampunk event in Carlisle. It seems if you want to imagine steampunk, you “Think Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter with a futuristic twist”(?)
The Children’s Action Network (C.A.N) celebrated the start of the holiday season with a charity auction. See how much the steampunk inspired wreath raised.
A steampunk angel has won a prize at the Rugby Open Exhibition, according to the Coventry Telegraph.
Thebookseller.com have reported that Snowbooks have bought the UK rights to steampunk author David Barnett’s second and third novel.
What’s this? A play given a steampunk theme? Well, whatever next. Probably another one, next week. For now, though Oliver Twist has been given a steampunk… erm… twist.