Your Vote Can Bring HG Wells’ Time Machine to Life – in LEGO!

Well regarded as the father of science fiction, HG Wells is synonymous with Martian invasions, invisible men, time travel and… Lego? This fantastic recreation of The Time Machine (2002 movie of the same title), comes from Lego enthusiast Darren Jones. … Continue reading Your Vote Can Bring HG Wells’ Time Machine to Life – in LEGO!

Have you heard the news? The biggest Steampunk Maker’s Festival ever to be held in Florida is coming to the Florida State Fairgrounds!

Here’s the scoop on Aethertopia For the 1st time since Steampunk hit the US, Aethertopia, a large Steampunk Festival like no other, arrives this July 7-8 at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Hosted by the Tampa Bay Steampunk Society. Unlike traditional … Continue reading Have you heard the news? The biggest Steampunk Maker’s Festival ever to be held in Florida is coming to the Florida State Fairgrounds!

Have You Got an Event or Anthology Call Happening Soon? We Want to Feature it on the Journal!

Greetings Steam-friends! This is a friendly reminder that in addition to guest posts on a wide variety of subjects, we also welcome press releases, event announcements, and other types of Steampunk news in our inbox. If you want to tell … Continue reading Have You Got an Event or Anthology Call Happening Soon? We Want to Feature it on the Journal!

Campaign to save Smithfield General Market

A petition has been started on Change.org to prevent Smithfield General Market from being demolished. Designed by Sir Horace Jones who designed Tower Bridge. The architecture is divine and proposals will include demolishing it. Below is an excerpt from the petition: “Proposals from a group of investors and developers have been approved by the City of London Corporation. These involve major demolition of the buildings only leaving 3 stretches of street frontages standing. The plans will see the interiors, including the great market halls, completely demolished to make way for offices that will rise up above the remaining facades. There … Continue reading Campaign to save Smithfield General Market