Steampunk News round up 20/02/2015

 

Atlanta Dragon Con Parade 2010
Atlanta Dragon Con Parade 2010 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

More steampunk – and some not so steampunk – news from around the world:

Mystery: A Russian Doll
Lakewood Observer
The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder is scheduled next, and has a bully strong steampunk flavor. If you are unsure of the meaning…

Farmington’s Off The Beaten Path closes up shop
Hometownlife.com
Palland’s inspiration for Off The Beaten Path was her interest in the Steampunk genre, which she once described as a melding of science fiction and…

Florence City Council OKs street closure for Steampunk Festival
Canon City Daily Record
FLORENCE: During its meeting Monday, the Florence City Council approved a street closure for a Steampunk Festival from 6 a.m. April 11 to 7 p.m…

The top 10 oddest Victorian Christian names from Friendless to One Too Many
Mirror.co.uk
A list of the most hilarious names from the 19th century has been unearthed by experts who revealed a baby born in 1870 was called ‘One Too Many’…

Get ready to cross time with AnachroCon Feb. 27-March 1
Examiner.com
Get your bustles, corsets, top hats and other gear ready. It is almost time for AnachroCon, Atlanta‘s steampunk, time travel, and alternate history…

Network Rail destroys Wiltshire Victorian bridge and replaces it with metal ‘monstrosity’
Daily Mail
Now that peace is shattered – after the railway crossing was replaced with a lurid green ‘tin can’. Villagers are furious with Network Rail, which tore…

 

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