The future of steampunks at Whitby Goth Weekend

Another Whitby Goth Weekend has been and gone and the arguments have started again. This time, it seems less about the paparazzi style invasive photographers and more about the weapons issue that I mentioned in this article from the last WGW (Whitby Goth Weekend). There’s also a relatively new problem that seems to be rearing its head. That problem is disgruntled Goths who attend the event but don’t think that steampunks should be there. Whitby Goth Weekend press coverage In the Guardian, they posted a number of pictures of the event but somehow seemed to miss Goths off of the … Continue reading The future of steampunks at Whitby Goth Weekend

Countdown to Whitby Goth Weekend

Embed from Getty Images Starting on October 31st and running for three days, there’s less than three weeks to go until Whitby Goth Weekend, where thousands of people will descend on the small coastal town. From Goths, Emos, Bikers and Metallers to Punks and steampunks; Whitby Goth Weekend is a hive of activity, people dressing up, showing off their costuming skills or simply meeting up with friends. Up until the start of the event, I’ll be posting various articles on what to expect, but please also read previous articles on how to conduct one’s self when photographing people. In this … Continue reading Countdown to Whitby Goth Weekend

Lady Clankington announces 2014 schedule

Lady Clankington, the Penthouse favourite and steampunk has announced her 2014 schedule with a post on Steampunk Revolution Facebook page. The image complete with a topless image of Lady C – model Sarah Hunter – caused quite a stir as she forgot to edit out her nipples. She has now re-uploaded a safer image complete with Photoshop pasties. The good news is that she will be coming to good old Blighty for the Whitby Goth Weekend later in the year. I’m trying to secure an interview with her while she’s over here. Here’s a link to the original image for … Continue reading Lady Clankington announces 2014 schedule