Steampunk News round up 17/03/2015

‘The Order: 1886’ is a disappointing, short, linear trip to Victorian London Set in an alternate reality of Victorian London, the game exudes cool. But a couple of hours into the game, and the realization slowly dawned on me… Victorian Society urges Council to preserve district’s schools heritage Bradford Telegraph and Argus A DECISION to demolish David Hockney‘s former school in Bradford has been condemned by the Victorian Society as it campaigns to save the… Victorian ‘Bad Girls’ in Isle of Man exhibition BBC News Pickpockets from a bygone age on the Isle of Man are to feature in … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 17/03/2015

Interview with Jo Neal from Leeds Steampunk Market

Leeds steampunk Market
Jo Dee Neal – Leeds Steampunk Market organiser.

While visiting the Leeds Steampunk Market as part of the 1000 people who attended over the weekend, I managed to track down Jo Neal, the organiser. You may have spotted her as the tall, slim lady with the pirate hat and moving at a speed that not even a pair of hydraulic leg enhancers could catch up with. However, at the end of the day, I managed to pull her to one side and while we had a cup of tea (no cake as it had all sold out – thanks, steampunks), she told me all about what it’s like to organise the market, the people they have attending and how much she harasses people. Continue reading “Interview with Jo Neal from Leeds Steampunk Market”