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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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Sanctuary II

Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK

May 22 - 23, 2021

Steampunk gathering. . .



Bressingham Steampunk Weekend

Bressingham, Norfolk, UK

Jul 3 - 4, 2021

Steampunk gathering at a steam museum. . .

London Film & Comic Con

London, UK

Jul 23 - 25, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .


Whitby Steampunk Weekend - Summer

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Jul 23 - 25, 2021

Steampunk gathering. . .



Steampunk Jubilee - 2021

Waltrop, NRW, Germany

Aug 7, 2021

EM-Con Nottingham

Nottingham, UK

Aug 28 - 29, 2021

Pop culture convention. . .



Crich Steampunk Weekend

Matlock, Derbyshire, UK

Sep 11 - 12, 2021

Steampunk gathering. . .

HorrorCon UK

Rotherham, UK

Sep 18 - 19, 2021

Horror convention. . .



Haworth Steampunk Weekend

Haworth, West Yorkshire, UK

Oct 8 - 10, 2021

Steampunk gathering. . .


Whitby Goth Weekend - Fall

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Oct 29 - 31, 2021

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


Wyntercon VIII

Eastbourne, UK

Oct 30 - 31, 2021

Fantasy, cosplay and sci-fi event with steampunk and pirate zones. . .


Wales Comic Con

Telford, UK

Nov 20 - 21, 2021

Comic and pop culture convention. . .