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Gallery: Steampunks in Space 2022

Steampunk takes on Star Wars, Star Trek, and more at the UK’s National Space Centre

Friday, December 16, 2022

Steampunks set their sights on the stars as the National Space Centre in Leicester, UK once again hosted Steampunks in Space. Held Nov. 19 and 20, the event featured an art exhibition, craft workshops, an authors/artists alley, a steampunk market, and lots of cosplay.

It was accompanied by two music performances: The Friday night “Chap Hop and Cheese” concert featuring Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer, Professor Elemental, Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq., and Madam Misfit, and “The Curse of King Tut Dinner” on Saturday with Count Rostov, Alice Strange, and Victor and the Bully.

The museum itself was a major attraction, providing a backdrop for cosplayers who offered steampunk interpretations of characters from Star Wars, Star Trek, and Doctor Who.

Members of Her Majesty’s Martian Expeditionary Force (M.E.F.) were also on hand, promising to take “the fight to the Martians, one handkerchief at a time.” And author Paul Eccentric appeared with the cover models for his Periwinkle Perspective series: Dean Turner as Space Captain Gordon Periwinkle and Lynda Easton as Professor Hamble Blaise.

Thanks to guest photographer Craig Jenkins, you can see the highlights in the gallery below.


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