Rivers MEET Cafe steampunk Mini Market cancelled

The steampunk Mini Market that I reported about on March 27th at Rivers MEET Cafe in Methley has been cancelled. It was due to be held on Sunday, 18th May 2014 but has been cancelled due to a lack of interested traders. The organisers decided it was better to cancel in advance rather than have a lack lustre event.   Related articles Steampunk Mini Market looking for stallholders Continue reading Rivers MEET Cafe steampunk Mini Market cancelled

Burlesque night at The Wet Spot Review

After enjoying the charms of Deadly Nightshade and Sukki Singapora at the Alternative & Burlesque Fair in Sheffield, I decided to investigate the world of burlesque a degree further and visited The Wet Spot which is a burlesque night held at The Wardrobe in Leeds.

The Wet Spot @ The Wardrobe
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Pictures from Leeds Steampunk Market 05-06/10/2013

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A selection of photographs have been kindly sent to the Journal by Jo Neal, organiser of the Leeds Steampunk Market. I went on the Saturday and the pictures here are from that day.

They just go to show what a wonderful culture it is, rich in creativity and full of the friendliest, most courteous oddballs in the land. Continue reading “Pictures from Leeds Steampunk Market 05-06/10/2013”

News round up 10/10/13

Here is the latest steampunk news from around the globe: Fastcodesign.com have found a delightful steampunk coffee shop. One would think it would be a tea shop, but you can’t have everything. The Yorkshire Evening Post have reported on the Leeds Steampunk Market. I managed to grab an interview with Jo which I will post forthwith, so keep an eye out for it. A history ball allows historical fans, Dr. Who enthusiasts and steampunks to get dressed up, according to the Kirkwood Patch. The Courier News in Chicago have told us there’s a zombie event in Elgin and steampunks will … Continue reading News round up 10/10/13