Steampunk News round up 22/03/2015

Embed from Getty Images Space pirates and steampunk vampires take over the Convention Center in South Mississippi They were dressed as steampunk vampires, space pirates and superheroes during the 38th annual CoastCon at the Coast Convention Center…   Bressingham hosts Steampunk Weekend Diss Express Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens is staging Norfolk’s first full Steampunk Weekend next month, featuring a wealth of Steampunk-themed…   BBC’s Victorian ‘Sherlock’ Is Just What the Show Needs The Cheat Sheet When it was announced over five years ago that the BBC would be moving forward with yet another adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, many … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 22/03/2015

Steampunk steamboats?

Wired love to use the word steampunk and magazines will do whatever they can to increase their demographic. But is this really steampunk? Where’s the refinement? Steampunk is a wide and encompassing genre, but to throw some old chairs and bits of fireplaces onto a raft and call it steampunk is something quite different. Read the full story via the link below and let me know what you think. Part art project, part utopian experiment, a street artist by the name of Swoon, as well as a band of artists, DIYers, and other free-spirits, has built a collection of ramshackle yet … Continue reading Steampunk steamboats?