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This section includes events in the UK and Ireland. The gear icon indicates events of particular steampunk interest. Click on the event name for details. You should always check the event's website or Facebook page for late changes or cancellations.

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December

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Blists Hill Victorian Town's Victorian Christmas

Telford, UK

Dec 8 - 16, 2018

Holiday celebration in a birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. . .

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Greg Chapman’s Steampunk Christmas Show - Emery Down

Emery Down, Lyndhurst, UK

Dec 14, 2018

Steampunk-themed holiday entertainment. . .

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The Steampunk Yule Ball: A Cosplay Christmas

Exeter, UK

Dec 15, 2018

Steampunk-themed holiday ball. . .

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Greg Chapman’s Steampunk Christmas Show - Worleston

Worleston, Cheshire, UK

Dec 19, 2018

Steampunk-themed holiday entertainment. . .

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Simply Having A Wonderful Steampunk Time

York, UK

Dec 20, 2018

A Christmas party by Impossible Gears. . .

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Greg Chapman’s Steampunk Christmas Show - Brighstone

Brighstone, Isle of Wight, UK

Dec 21, 2018

Steampunk-themed holiday entertainment. . .

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Greg Chapman’s Steampunk Christmas Show - Arreton

Arreton, Isle of Wight, UK

Dec 22, 2018

Steampunk-themed holiday entertainment. . .

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I Wish It Could Be Steampunk Every Day!

Edinburgh, UK

Dec 22, 2018

A Christmas party by Impossible Gears. . .

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Let It Steam! Let It Steam! Let It Steam!

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Dec 23, 2018

A Christmas party by Impossible Gears. . .

Starfury: Destiny 4

London, UK

Dec 30 - 31, 2018

Convention for fans of genre TV series. . .

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A Time-Travelling New Year!

Ponteland, Northumberland, UK

Dec 31, 2018

A New Year's Eve party by Impossible Gears. . .

January

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Greg Chapman’s Steampunk Christmas Show - Stratford St Andrew

Stratford St Andrew, Suffolk, UK

Jan 5, 2019

Steampunk-themed holiday entertainment. . .

Starfury: Lux

Birmingham, UK

Jan 18 - 20, 2019

Convention for fans of the TV series Lucifer. . .

February

Red Dragon 5

London, UK

Feb 1 - 3, 2019

Convention for fans of the TV series Hannibal and other works featuring Hannibal Lecter. . .

Cardiff Anime & Gaming Convention

Cardiff, Wales, UK

Feb 2 - 3, 2019

Comic book, anime and gaming convention. . .

SF Ball 25

Southampton, UK

Feb 8 - 10, 2019

Science fiction convention. . .

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Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Feb 9 - 10, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Capital Sci-Fi Con

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Feb 15 - 17, 2019

Comic and pop culture convention. . .

London Anime & Gaming Convention - Winter

London, UK

Feb 15 - 17, 2019

Anime and gaming convention. . .

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The Surrey Steampunk Convivial - Winter

New Malden, UK

Feb 23 - 24, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

KupoCon Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Feb 26, 2019

Final Fantasy fan event. . .

March

FrightFest Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Mar 1 - 2, 2019

Horror film festival. . .

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LarpCon

Whitwick, Leicestershire, UK

Mar 1 - 3, 2019

A convention for the LARP, cosplay and steampunk communities. . .

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Leeds Steampunk Market - Abbey House Museum

Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Mar 2 - 3, 2019

Steampunk entertainment. . .

Valiant

Sheffield, UK

Mar 2, 2019

Doctor Who convention. . .

Comic Con Liverpool

Liverpool, UK

Mar 8 - 10, 2019

Comic and pop culture convention. . .

London Book Fair

London, UK

Mar 12 - 14, 2019

Book publishing trade show. . .

Keighley Comic Con

Keighley, West Yorkshire, UK

Mar 16, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Sci-Fi Weekender - Part 1

Sheffield, UK

Mar 28 - 31, 2019

Sci-fi and fantasy festival. . .

Irish Discworld Convention

Cork, County Cork, Ireland

Mar 29 - Apr 1, 2019

Convention for fans of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series. . .

Walker Stalker London

London, UK

Mar 30 - 31, 2019

Zombie convention. . .

April

London Games Festival

London, UK

Apr 2 - 14, 2019

An annual video gaming festival for consumers and trade specialists. . .

Survival

London, UK

Apr 5 - 7, 2019

Convention for fans of the TV series The 100. . .

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Time Quake Steampunk Festival

Manchester, UK

Apr 5 - 7, 2019

An immersive steampunk expo. . .

Sci-Fi Scarborough

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

Apr 6 - 7, 2019

Fan-run science fiction convention. . .

EM-Con Burton

Burton-Upon-Trent, UK

Apr 7, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

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Whitby Goth Weekend - Spring

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Apr 12 - 14, 2019

A large gathering of goths that also attracts steampunks. . .

Eastercon 2019

London, UK

Apr 19 - 22, 2019

Science fiction convention.

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Hereford Waterworks Museum Steampunk Weekend

Hereford, Herefordshire, UK

Apr 27 - 28, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

May

Utopia 2019

Witney, Oxfordshire, UK

May 3 - 5, 2019

Doctor Who convention. . .

Brixham Pirate Festival

Brixham, Devon, UK

May 4 - 6, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

EM-Con Nottingham

Nottingham, UK

May 4 - 5, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

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Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza

Llandudno, Wales, UK

May 4 - 6, 2019

A three-day Victorian festival with a Steampunk Seaside Spectacular. . .

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Portsmouth Comic Con

Portsmouth, UK

May 4 - 5, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Rai Con

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

May 4, 2019

Anime and manga convention. . .

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Scarborough Vintage Fair

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

May 5, 2019

A vintage fair with a large steampunk area. . .

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Hartlepool Steampunk Festival

Hartlepool, UK

May 11 - 12, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

HorrorCon UK

Rotherham, UK

May 11 - 12, 2019

Horror convention. . .

Starfury: The Ultimates

Birmingham, UK

May 17 - 19, 2019

Convention for fans of TV series based on comic books. . .

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The Coventry Steampunk Carnival

Coventry, UK

May 18 - 19, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .