The Complete Guide To UK Steampunk Events 2020

The Complete Guide To UK Steampunk Events 2020

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The New Year is upon us, we are all eager to find out what action packed adventures 2019 has waiting for us.

Fear not my fellow steampunk fanatics for we are in charge of our own destiny. Cast your eye over The Complete Guide To UK Steampunk Festivals and plot your perfect passage through the year.

For every month we have all your steampunk needs covered, here are our highlights,

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Which Festivals Are You Attending This Year or next year in 2020?

Please leave a comment below and we will try to post as many as we can so that you are always upto date with everything steampunk!

February

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Whitby Steampunk Weekend

8–9 Feb 2020 Whitby Pavillion

Felicitations fine Ladies, Gentlemen and Coglings and welcome to the most splendid Whitby Steampunk Weekend. What an event we have in store for you to experience and enjoy, FREE daytime entry and all are most welcome!

More info:

https://www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/Whitby-Whitby-Steampunk-Weekend-V/details/?dms=3&venue=1712480&feature=2182#

March 2020

Sat, 21 Mar, 10:00 – 23:59

St Mary's Pl, Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1DX

A fabulous, family friendly event in the heart of Salopia! Join us in historic Shrewsbury for another most splendid occasion!

More info:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shrewsbury-steampunk-spectacular-2020-tickets-74710078857

Leeds Steampunk Market
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th March 2020, Sat 11 – 5, Sun 10 – 5.
Abbey House Museum, Abbey Walk, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS5 3EH.
(Opposite Kirkstall Abbey).
https://www.facebook.com/events/2227579954158563/

April

May

Leeds Steampunk Market 
 

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May 2020

Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills,

Canal Road, Armley, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS12 2QF

More info:

https://www.facebook.com/events/2153466411616653/

Race The Waves & Bridlington Steampunk Weekend

8 May 2020, 17:00 – 10 May 2020, 16:00

Hosted by the Bridlington Spa near to the picturesque harbour in the heart of the East Yorkshire sea side town.

More info:

https://www.facebook.com/events/bridlington-spa/race-the-waves-bridlington-steampunk-weekend/2206576749450671/

Scarborough Vintage Fair and Steampunks Beside The Seaside 

Sun, 3 May, 10:00 – 16:00 Scarborough Spa.

THE OCEAN ROOM (STEAMPUNK/ALTERNATIVE):
This venue is Scarborough Spa's largest exhibition space with incredible views out to sea and dedicated bar and café area, this will be venue for Whitby Steampunk Weekend On Tour

More Info:

https://www.facebook.com/events/scarborough-spa/scarborough-vintage-and-steampunks-beside-the-seaside/546643846162475/

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A Splendid Day Out - Steam Powered Revolution

29 May 2020, 19:30 – 31 May 2020, 16:00
The Storey, 27 Meeting House Ln, Lancaster

June

Steampunk Village Church Farm TRADERS TICKET

5 Jun 2020, 14:00 – 6 Jun 2020, 17:00 The Village Church Farm Skegness

Church Rd S, Skegness.

July 

Middleton Railway, Moor Road, Leeds

Pulling Power at 60! (LSM’s summer market & the railway’s 60th anniversary)
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July 2020, 10 – 5
Middleton Railway, Moor Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 2JQ
https://www.facebook.com/events/1446333965524632/

Papplewick Steampunk Events

Papplewick Pumping Station Steampunk Weekend

SAT 11TH - SUN 12TH JUL 2020, Papplewick Pumping StationRigg LaneRavensheadNottinghamshireNG15 9AJ

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/174276377268188/

Whitby Steampunk Weekend

24–26 Jul 2020 Whitby Pavillion

More Info: Coming soon!

Keighley - Left at the Pavilion?
Saturday 25th July 2020, 11 – 4
THIS IS NOT A TRADING EVENT!
Time to relax with a social day out at Cliffe Castle Museum, Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley, BD20 6LH which has a load of outdoor renovations and a new cafe (Cliffe Castle Pavilion)
https://www.facebook.com/events/480429455890294/

August

TimeQuake

13 Aug 2020, 00:00 – 14 Aug 2020, 23:59, 29 Wheel Forge Way, Stretford, Manchester.

More Info: Coming soon

Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Thu, 13 Aug, 00:00 – 23:59

Whitby Pavillion.

More info: Available nearer the time.

September

 

 

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October

Halifax Steampunk Weekend
Calderdale Industrial Museum, Square Rd, Halifax HX1 1QG
3rd & 4th October 2020

https://www.facebook.com/events/420688595410615/

**Please note we have no outdoor space for a hot food vendor at Halifax**
Entertainment being laid on by the Victoria Theatre in Halifax for the Saturday night and possibly the Friday night as well (tbc).

 

If you would like to add an event, please email sales@fanframes.co.uk.

We update the events at the end of each month, thank you!

 



20 comments

  • Is there anything near Harrogate I could go to meet others into steampunk?

    karen Taylor on

  • We will be traveling to the UK. This coming October 10 to 23. We would like to know if there are any events during that time in the London, Newcastle, or Cardiff area.
    Thank you, Full Steam Ahead.
    Sir Thomas Nigel Tinkerton. (Andy Moses)

    Andy Moses on

  • Please look into Ilkeston steampunk event hosted at Erewash museum and her or steampunk event Useful contacts for their events are chesterfield Stevenson steampunk cogglegation they had a matlock weekend event in December just after the floods and thT group has regular meetings and events.

    You haven’t mentioned Lincoln asylum at August bank holiday weekend that’s a biggy dear then there is an event at Crichton tramway museum not looked up the date as yet

    Dawn on

  • Thanks so much for including a couple of my events on here already!
    I run Leeds Steampunk Market 9established 2011 so one of the longest running in the world!)
    5 weekends a year and the occasional social day out as well.

    Here are the others if you wouldn’t mind including them please?

    Leeds Steampunk Market
    Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th March 2020, Sat 11 – 5, Sun 10 – 5.
    Abbey House Museum, Abbey Walk, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS5 3EH.
    (Opposite Kirkstall Abbey).
    https://www.facebook.com/events/2227579954158563/

    Pulling Power at 60! (LSM’s summer market & the railway’s 60th anniversary)
    Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July 2020, 10 – 5
    Middleton Railway, Moor Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 2JQ
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1446333965524632/

    Left at the Pavilion?
    Saturday 25th July 2020, 11 – 4
    THIS IS NOT A TRADING EVENT!
    Time to relax with a social day out at Cliffe Castle Museum, Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley, BD20 6LH which has a load of outdoor renovations and a new cafe (Cliffe Castle Pavilion)
    https://www.facebook.com/events/480429455890294/

    Btw, the Halifax Steampunk Weekend which you already have on here (3rd & 4th October 2020),
    https://www.facebook.com/events/420688595410615/
    The Victoria Theatre in Halifax is putting on Professor Elemental plus support on the Friday evening (2nd October) as they now have a booking for the Hairy Bikers for Saturday 3rd October.

    Thanks!
    Jo Burgoyne-Neal

    Jo Burgoyne-Neal on

  • I am a steampunker myself and I am glad that this guide is a reality so I can be at the next one reddy for it

    Ethan Steels on

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