Cosplay at the Steampunk and Dickensian Christmas Market in Nottinghamshire, UK
Steampunk met the world of Charles Dickens at the Steampunk and Dickensian Christmas Market in Newark, UK. The event featured traders, a torchlight procession, live music, and cosplayers in all their steampunk glory.
Steampunk takes on Star Wars, Star Trek, and more at the UK’s National Space Centre
Steampunks set their sights on the stars as the National Space Centre in Leicester, UK once again hosted Steampunks in Space. The event featured an art exhibition, authors/artists alley, a steampunk market, and lots of cosplay.
Steampunk art cars, Burning Man creations, and more at the holiday festival in Vallejo
Drizzly weather wasn’t enough to keep Steampunk Santa from his appointed rounds as the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival returned to Vallejo, California on Dec. 3. As before, the centerpiece was a parade through the city’s downtown.
Scenes from “Top Brass: Scotland,” presented by the Sacramento Steampunk Society
The Sacramento Steampunk Society once again presented “Top Brass,” a formal dinner that takes the guise of an international diplomatic gathering. Each year, the organizers select a host nation or city, and this time it was Scotland’s turn.
Twice a year, Whitby Goth Weekend draws hundreds to the North Yorkshire seaside town known for its association with Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Many show up for the live music and artisan markets, but cosplay is also a big part of the allure.
White Rose Yorkshire Steampunks hosted another weekend in the picturesque village
Haworth Steampunk Weekend returned Oct. 8-9 to the historic village in West Yorkshire, UK, and once again, costumed steampunk fans filled the cobblestoned Main Street. The event serves as a fundraiser for the Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice.
Scenes from the Gaslight Steampunk Expo, where cosplayers embodied the Halloween spirit
Attendees celebrated “Haunted Holidays” as the Gaslight Steampunk Expo took place Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in San Diego. The theme, combined with a masking requirement, inspired lots of creativity among the costumed participants.
The event, held at an open-air history museum, once again showcased spectacular cosplay
Anno 1900, a steampunk convention held at Minett Park Fond-de-Gras in Pétange, Luxembourg, has traditionally been a visual feast for cosplay fans. This is especially true given the setting, an open-air history museum with its own railway station.
Scenes from the huge steampunk gathering, held over Labor Day Weekend in Hannibal, Missouri
“If you missed it, you missed the largest outdoor steampunk event—and in my opinion, the best steampunk event—in the Midwest and possibly the entire United States,” our correspondent wrote.
Once again, the huge steampunk gathering was a feast of imaginative cosplay
By most accounts, it’s the largest steampunk gathering on Planet Earth. It’s so big that we asked two of our past contributors, Craig Jenkins and Stephen Bell, if they’d allow us to use some of their photos. Both kindly obliged.