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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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January

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North Wales Burlesque & Cabaret Festival Steampunk Extravaganza

Colwyn Bay, Wales, UK

Jan 24 - 25, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

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West of England Unconventional Market

Bristol, UK

Jan 25 - 26, 2020

Art, craft and apparel market for fans of steampunk, goth, fantasy, etc. . .

February

SF Ball 26

Southampton, UK

Feb 7 - 9, 2020

Science fiction convention. . .

Cardiff Anime & Gaming Convention

Cardiff, Wales, UK

Feb 8 - 9, 2020

Comic book, anime and gaming convention. . .

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Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Feb 8 - 9, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Capital Sci-Fi Con

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Comic and pop culture convention. . .

London Anime & Gaming Convention

London, UK

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Anime and gaming convention. . .

KupoCon Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Feb 15, 2020

Final Fantasy fan event. . .

Walker Stalker London

London, UK

Feb 22 - 23, 2020

Zombie convention. . .

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LarpCon

Whitwick, Leicestershire, UK

Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2020

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

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The Surrey Steampunk Convivial - Winter

Epsom, Surrey, UK

Feb 29 - Mar 1, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Weekend of the Dead

Manchester, UK

Feb 29 - Mar 1, 2020

A gathering for fans of zombie movies. . .

March

FrightFest Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Mar 5 - 7, 2020

Horror film festival. . .

Comic Con Liverpool

Liverpool, UK

Mar 6 - 8, 2020

Comic and pop culture convention. . .

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Leeds Steampunk Market - Abbey House Museum

Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Mar 7 - 8, 2020

Steampunk entertainment. . .

Valiant

Sheffield, UK

Mar 7, 2020

Doctor Who convention. . .

London Book Fair

London, UK

Mar 10 - 12, 2020

Literary festival. . .

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MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Birmingham, UK

Mar 21 - 22, 2020

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

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Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular

Shrewsbury, UK

Mar 21, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

London Games Festival

London, UK

Mar 26 - Apr 6, 2020

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

Red Dragon

Hayes, UK

Mar 27 - 29, 2020

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

April

Starfury: Lux

Birmingham, UK

Apr 3 - 5, 2020

Convention for fans of the TV series Lucifer. . .

Sci-Fi Scarborough

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

Apr 4 - 5, 2020

Fan-run science fiction convention. . .

Concentric: Eastercon 2020

Birmingham, UK

Apr 10 - 13, 2020

Science fiction convention.

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Festival of Steam and Transport

Chatham, Kent, UK

Apr 12 - 13, 2020

Steam-powered vehicles and entertainment. . .

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StokerCon 2020

Scarborough, UK

Apr 16 - 19, 2020

Horror writers' conference. . .

Sci-Fi Weekender XI

Great Yarmouth, UK

Apr 23 - 26, 2020

Sci-fi and fantasy festival. . .

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Whitby Goth Weekend - Spring

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Apr 24 - 26, 2020

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

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Hereford Steampunk Weekend

Hereford, Herefordshire, UK

Apr 25 - 26, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Wales Comic Con

Telford, UK

Apr 25 - 26, 2020

Comic and pop culture convention. . .

May

Brixham Pirate Festival

Brixham, Devon, UK

May 2 - 3, 2020

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

EM-Con Nottingham

Nottingham, UK

May 2 - 3, 2020

Pop culture convention. . .

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Leeds Steampunk Market - Leeds Industrial Museum

Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

May 2 - 3, 2020

Steampunk merchandise and entertainment. . .

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Portsmouth Comic Con

Portsmouth, UK

May 2 - 3, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

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Steampunks Beside The Seaside

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

May 3, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

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Bridlington Race The Waves & Steampunk Weekend

Bridlington, UK

May 8 - 10, 2020

Vintage vehicle races with steampunk activities. . .

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Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza

Llandudno, Wales, UK

May 8 - 10, 2020

A three-day Victorian festival. . .

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Raising Steam Festival 2.0

Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK

May 8 - 10, 2020

Steampunk festival with music and steampunk markets. . .

HorrorCon UK

Rotherham, UK

May 16 - 17, 2020

Horror convention. . .

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Steampunk Filey

Filey, North Yorkshire, UK

May 16 - 17, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

GifCon

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

May 28 - 29, 2020

Academic conference about fantasy literature, film, games and comics. . .

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A Splendid Day Out

Lancaster, UK

May 29 - 31, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

MCM London Comic Con

London, UK

May 29 - 31, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Yorkshire Cosplay Con

Rotherham, UK

May 30, 2020

Anime, comic book, cosplay, sci-fi and video gaming convention. . .

June

Conwy Pirate Festival

Conwy, Wales, UK

Jun 6 - 7, 2020

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

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. . .

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. . .

Bradford Festival

Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

Jul 10 - 12, 2020

Arts and music festival. . .