Silver Phoenix Society Announce Cancellation of Steampunk World’s Fair

After the recent allegations made against the former organiser of the largest steampunk event in the USA and arguably the world, Jeff Mach Events changed their name to Just Magical Events in order to distance themselves from the issues. More … Continue reading Silver Phoenix Society Announce Cancellation of Steampunk World’s Fair

Public Library holds steampunk minicon

July 31, 2013: What do you get when you mix the Victorian era with steam-power and throw in a little science fiction? You get a movement known as “steampunk.” The Addison Township Public Library gave teens an introduction to the steampunk community with a steampunk minicon held at township hall on July 22. The convention included various speakers who explained the different aspects of steampunk and what it means to them. Teens were also given the opportunity to make steampunk-style jewelry, as well as ask questions and interact with featured guests. Steampunk is generally considered to be a science fiction … Continue reading Public Library holds steampunk minicon

Second annual steampunk festival at Fairhaven Village Green

BELLINGHAM: The second annual steampunk festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Fairhaven Village Green will include music, food, merchants and readings by local authors in the genre. The event is officially called The Fantastical Mr. Flip‘s Carnival of Wonders and Curiosities. It is dedicated to Caleb “Flip” Kors, a budding local circus and street performer who died at age 10 while practicing. Pennystinker, Faerabella and the Nathaniel Johnstone Band will provide the music throughout the day. Village Books will host author readings every hour starting at noon, featuring John Jenkins on “Where Discovery Sparks Imagination: … Continue reading Second annual steampunk festival at Fairhaven Village Green

Steampunk festival set for West Yorkshire

A two-day festival in Haworth celebrating the increasingly popular Steampunk movement could attract hundreds of aficionados from across the country. Scheduled to take place in November, the event would be the first of its kind in the district, and organisers hope it eventually becomes as successful as a similar gathering in Whitby. Plans are still in the early stages, but organisers are eager to speak to Steampunk groups to get an idea of how to make a festival that will become an annual pilgrimage for them. Via Bradford Telegraph & Argus Related articles Second steampunk art book in the making … Continue reading Steampunk festival set for West Yorkshire

Poplock Holmes to appear at GEAR Con

First of all, GEAR Con means “The Gaslight Explorers, Adventurers, & Romantics Convention.” If you know what that means you are directed to the Doubletree Hotel, 1000 NE Multnomah Street in Portland on the weekend of Friday, July 5 through Sunday, July 7 for, “three days of art salons, makers’ workshops, masquerade balls, tabletop gaming, a Victorian martial arts symposium, a Steampunk fashion show, vendors, and uniquely thrilling retro-futurist entertainment every night. “This year sees the arrival of internationally-famous Steampunk supergroup, Abney Park. More music provided by the nation’s only live electro-swing band, Good Company, Poplock Holmes (Victorian hip-hop – … Continue reading Poplock Holmes to appear at GEAR Con

Report on Doncaster steampunk Fayre

Via: Sheffield Star The sights and sounds of Steampunk came to Doncaster for two whole days for a feast of colour, costumes and creativity. The two day event, held at a variety of locations across the town, saw steampunk enthusiasts pulling on all their finery for a promenade of the parish, as well as taking part in talent contests, literature, photo workshops and a wide range of other events, most of which took place at the Doncaster School for the Deaf. The event, the first of its kind in Doncaster, is set to become a regular event and focused on … Continue reading Report on Doncaster steampunk Fayre