Events - UK & Ireland

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.

You can also subscribe to our free weekly newsletter, Steampunk Digest, for reports about past and upcoming events.

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If you’d like to keep up with steampunk events and other news in the UK, we also recommend SteamPaper, a free monthly e-newsletter. The signup form is on the Asylum Steampunk Festival website.

Click or tap on the name of the event to see details, including a description and the venue’s location.

New: We now have pages with news about UK steampunk events as well as reports from past events: Asylum Festival | UK Festivals.

February

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Whitby Steampunk Weekend XI

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Feb 11 - 13, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

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Steampunk Mini Festival

Lincoln, UK

Feb 25 - 27, 2022

Free-admission steampunk market. . .

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The Surrey Steampunk Convivial - Winter

Epsom, Surrey, UK

Feb 26 - 27, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

March

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LarpCon

Whitwick, Leicestershire, UK

Mar 4 - 6, 2022

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

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ChillerCon UK

Scarborough, UK

Mar 10 - 13, 2022

Horror writers' conference. . .

April

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Shrewsbury Steampunk Market

Shrewsbury, UK

Apr 2, 2022

Steampunk market. . .

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School of Steampunk

Goole, UK

Apr 9, 2022

Steampunk gathering with traders and entertainment.

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Whitby Goth Weekend - Spring

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Apr 22 - 24, 2022

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

May

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Scarborough Vintage & Steampunk Fair

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

May 1, 2022

Free steampunk and vintage fair. . .

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Portmeirion Steampunk

Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, North Wales, UK

May 7 - 8, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

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Portsmouth Comic Con

Portsmouth, UK

May 7 - 8, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

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The Surrey Steampunk Convivial - Spring

Epsom, Surrey, UK

May 7 - 8, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

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Steampunk Filey

Filey, North Yorkshire, UK

May 14 - 15, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

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Raising Steam Festival

Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK

May 19 - 22, 2022

Steampunk festival with music and steampunk markets. . .

MCM London Comic Con

London, UK

May 27 - 29, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

June

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Gloucester Summer Steampunk Weekend

Gloucester, UK

Jun 4 - 5, 2022

Steampunk event held in conjunction with the Gloucester Tall Ships Festival. . .

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Splendid Essex Steampunk

Maldon, Essex, UK

Jun 12, 2022

Steampunk festivities at an industrial history museum. . .

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Bridlington Race The Waves & Steampunk Weekend

Bridlington, UK

Jun 16 - 19, 2022

Vintage vehicle races with steampunk activities. . .

July

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Bressingham Steampunk Weekend

Bressingham, Norfolk, UK

Jul 2 - 3, 2022

Steampunk gathering at a steam museum. . .

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Papplewick Pumping Station Steampunk Weekend

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

Jul 9 - 10, 2022

Steampunk festivities. . .

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Suffolk Steampunk Spectacular

Leiston, Suffolk, UK

Jul 17, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

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Boconnoc Steam Fair

Lostwithiel, UK

Jul 22 - 24, 2022

Demonstrations of steam engines and vintage vehicles. . .

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Whitby Steampunk Weekend XII

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Jul 22 - 24, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

August

TitanCon 2022

Belfast, UK

Aug 5 - 7, 2022

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

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The Surrey Steampunk Convivial - Summer

Epsom, Surrey, UK

Aug 6 - 7, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

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Amberley Steampunk Weekend

Arundel, UK

Aug 13 - 14, 2022

Steampunk festivities at a 36-acre industrial history museum. . .

International Discworld Convention

Birmingham, UK

Aug 19 - 22, 2022

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

September

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Crich Steampunk Weekend

Matlock, Derbyshire, UK

Sep 10 - 11, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

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Cogwarts Steampunk Spectacular

Llangollen, Wales, UK

Sep 16 - 18, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

October

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The Surrey Steampunk Convivial - Fall

Epsom, Surrey, UK

Oct 22 - 23, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

November

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Steampunk Into Christmas

Maldon, Essex, UK

Nov 6, 2022

Holiday-themed steampunk market at an industrial history museum. . .