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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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Update: We have posted a page listing steampunk-related events that have been cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.


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March

London Games Festival

London, UK

Mar 26 - Apr 6, 2020

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

April

Concentric: Eastercon 2020

Birmingham, UK

Apr 10 - 13, 2020

Science fiction convention.

May

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Steampunks Beside The Seaside

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

May 3, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

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Raising Steam Festival 2.0

Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK

May 8 - 10, 2020

Steampunk festival with music and steampunk markets. . .

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Stroud Steampunk Weekend

Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK

May 23 - 24, 2020

Steampunk gathering with music, authors, workshops and more. . .

June

Utopia

Wyboston, Bedfordshire, UK

Jun 12 - 14, 2020

Doctor Who convention. . .

Starfury: The Ultimates 2020: Agents Assemble

Birmingham, UK

Jun 19 - 21, 2020

Convention for fans of movies and TV series based on Marvel comics. . .

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MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Birmingham, UK

Jun 27 - 28, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention with a steampunk emporium. . .

July

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Bressingham Steampunk Weekend

Bressingham, Norfolk, UK

Jul 4 - 5, 2020

Steampunk gathering at a steam museum. . .

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Leeds Steampunk Market - Pulling Power at 60!

Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Jul 4 - 5, 2020

A summer steampunk market. . .

MCM London Comic Con

London, UK

Jul 10 - 12, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Survival

Birmingham, UK

Jul 10 - 12, 2020

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

EM-Con Nottingham

Nottingham, UK

Jul 18 - 19, 2020

Pop culture convention. . .

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Boconnoc Steam Fair

Lostwithiel, UK

Jul 24 - 26, 2020

Demonstrations of steam engines and vintage vehicles. . .

London Film & Comic Con

London, UK

Jul 24 - 26, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

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Whitby Steampunk Weekend - July

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Jul 24 - 26, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

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The Surrey Steampunk Convivial - Summer

Epsom, Surrey, UK

Jul 25 - 26, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

August

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Hebden Bridge Steampunk Weekend

Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, UK

Aug 1 - 2, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

International Discworld Convention

Birmingham, UK

Aug 7 - 10, 2020

Fan-run convention focussing on works by Sir Terry Pratchett. . .

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Portsmouth Comic Con

Portsmouth, UK

Aug 15 - 16, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Wales Comic Con

Telford, UK

Aug 22 - 23, 2020

Comic and pop culture convention. . .

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Asylum Steampunk Festival

Lincoln, UK

Aug 28 - 31, 2020

Huge steampunk festival. . .

Bradford Festival

Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

Aug 29 - 31, 2020

Arts and music festival. . .

September

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Hastings Steampunk Flight of The Jabberwocky 2020

Hastings, East Sussex, UK

Sep 19, 2020

Steampunk festival with live entertainment, vendors, contests, tea duelling, and more. . .

October

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Halifax Steampunk Weekend

Halifax, West Yorkshire, UK

Oct 3 - 4, 2020

A summer steampunk market. . .

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Haworth Steampunk Weekend

Haworth, West Yorkshire, UK

Oct 9 - 11, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

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The Surrey Steampunk Convivial - Fall

Epsom, Surrey, UK

Oct 10 - 11, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

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Whitby Goth Weekend - Fall

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2020

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

November

Vampire - The Ball

London, UK

Nov 13 - 15, 2020

Convention for fans of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and other TV series by Joss Whedon. . .