Lots of costumed spectacle at the Newark Free Steampunk Festival in the UK
Hundreds of steampunks gathered in costumed splendor at the Newark Free Steampunk Festival, held Aug. 28 and 29 in Newark-on-Trent. The event was presented by the Ministry of Steampunk after the Asylum Steampunk Festival was cancelled.
Steampunk fans once again flocked to Hannibal, Missouri for the annual gathering
The Big River Steampunk Festival returned over Labor Day Weekend with a new owner and questions about whether it would be as big and spectacular as past gatherings. Our correspondent has a report and photos.
Whitby Pavilion once again hosted a large gathering of steampunks in costumed splendor
After a long pandemic-induced hiatus, steampunk fans returned July 23-25 to Whitby Pavilion in North Yorkshire for Whitby Steampunk Weekend X. It featured a steampunk market plus workshops, presentations, and live entertainment.
Scenes from the immersive steampunk gathering at Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire
Each year, steampunks in the UK gather at The Town That Never Was, a place where the Cthulhu Party rules, the 3rd Foot & Mouth regiment stands guard, and the Martian Expeditionary Force seeks recruits. We have photos to prove it.
Steampunk enthusiasts displayed imaginative outfits at two historic locations in the UK
Photo Gallery: After more than a year of the pandemic, folks are eager to get out and socialize, and so it was last weekend as steampunks gathered at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire and Papplewick Pumping Station in Nottingham.
Cogs and Corsets, the “Steampunk Happening,” is alive and well after a one-year pandemic hiatus
Photo Gallery: Steampunk fans in the Midwest emerged from their hideouts June 4 as Cogs and Corsets returned to downtown Bloomington, Illinois. Even better for us, contributor Curt Knapp was on hand to take photos and offer his impressions.
We are pleased to present this online exhibition in conjunction with Stay Home Comic Con
See the astonishing costumes. Marvel at the mystifying inventions. Brave the hair-raising adventures. Witness the bizarre tea rituals. We have all this and more in a free online exhibition.
The Sacramento Steampunk Society’s formal event has been held each November since 2016
Photo Gallery: Each year since 2016, the Sacramento Steampunk Society has hosted Top Brass, a formal dress-up gathering held before the holiday crush. Here’s a look back at past Top Brass events thanks to our guest photographers.
A Mad Time was had by all at High Desert Steam’s Winter in Wonderland Expo in Reno
Photo Gallery: Steampunk fans stepped through the looking glass as High Desert Steam hosted its annual expo and ball, Nov. 16-17 in Reno, Nevada. Our guest photographer Clara Blackheart was there to capture the zaniness.
Steampunks joined goths for the fall edition of this alternative music festival in North Yorkshire
Photo Gallery: Twice a year, thousands flock to Whitby in North Yorkshire, UK for Whitby Goth Weekend. The latest event took place Oct. 25-27 and drew lots of steampunks. The town is also known for its association with Dracula.