on May 6th,2011
The Tesla Cocktail Club presents:
“A Steam-Age Salon”
For one night only, the Bacchinalian Society is opening the doors of their Tesla Cocktail Club to the public and mixing up the finest Bloodore elixirs Ohio has ever seen. Join us Thursday Night at 8 pm in the Crown Hotel Bar for a Steam-Age Salon. There, Industrial Dream Mills will officially launch its American Steampunk role-playing game entitled “Steamfortress Victory”. There will be demos of the game hosted by the D20 Girls Project, a Character Creation Costume Contest, and a themed drink menu. So, put on your best Victorian attire and come out for a drink or two.
When: Thursday June 23, 2011
Where: The Crown Plaza Hotel – 33 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215
Origins Game Fair – Time: 8:00 PM EST
on February 14th,2011
Waltham, also known as the Watch City, “Birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution,” and “a place where I’ve lived” is getting a steampunk makeover. Indeed, the whole town!
Here’s the deal:
From May 6-8, Waltham will play host to the International Steampunk City festival, which will serve as an ambitious city-wide fundraiser for the Charles River Museum of Industry. Scheduled events include special offers at local restaurants (there are quite a few), steampunk cinema screenings at the Embassy Theater off the locally famous Moody Street, and steamy performances that will no doubt be conducted in the city’s lush public park.
on April 28th,2010
I have come up with something that might be crazy or might be wonderful fun. If you are game then speak up , come forward and lets have some good friendly sport.
All that could be can be read here : Steampunk Flying Olympics
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on April 10th,2010
If, like me, you pine for a more genteel time when Ladies and Gentlemen might have a day out on their bicycles without concern for the scandilously-clad modern bikers — well, good sirs and madams, you are in luck. On Saturday April 10, the fair city of London will play host to the Tweed Run:
Proper attire is, naturally, expected. Cyclists should put aside their luminous blue all-in-ones and their fancy alien-shaped helmets, and favour instead a full tweed suit with plus fours, an eight-sectioned cap, Tootal scarf and a stout pair of brogues. Ladies can wear tweed skirts and thick stockings, as long as their bicycle is adequately secured against oil leakage.
The organizers expect 400 or so cyclists to participate, and onlookers are welcome. No comment has been thus far made as to whether gentlemen may carry their Ray Guns, nor ladies their Æther Disruptors.
[ via Boing-Boing ]
on March 24th,2010
The folks over at the The Steampunk Magazine are pleased to announce:
“Hot off the back of the Second-Ever SteamPunk Magazine Steampunk Soiree in December last year, the folks over at SteamPunk Magazine are organising another knees-up. This time the party is taking place at the Little Marlborough Theatre in Brighton on the 19th and 20th June. Someone suggested the name ‘The SteamPunk Magazine Seaside Spectacular’, and now there’s no stopping them.
With prizes for the best steampunk seaside costume, an art and photography competition on the theme of ‘What the Butler Saw’, music, burlesque, market stalls, dance lessons and a variety performance spread across the entire weekend, SteamPunk Magazine have decided that they do like to be beside the seaside, and would like very much for you to join them.
With music from the laudable, Brighton-based bands Bitter Ruin and Trousseaux, comedy courtesy of Marc Burrows of The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing and with the wonderful Hooray Henry as the host and compere, as well as dance instruction from Lady Jillian Spagthorpe (who will be teaching Victorian waltz and polka, as well as a Regency set dance), there is certainly no shortage of stuff going on.”
Due to a limited amount of space at the venue, there are only 150 tickets available for this event, so if you’re interested then you had better get there fast!
Tickets and more information are available on the SteamPunk Magazine website ,or via their Facebook site for the event.
on December 29th,2009
From Patrick Twyford (aka Wilham de Gray, a boilermaker of the Imperial Engineering Corp.) comes this set of pictures taken on December 19..
“I had the good fortune to be a part of a Steampunk Cruise aboard a restored 1902 Steamship called ‘The Waratah’. It was a truly incredible Steampunk event and we were fortunate enough to have had a professional photographer onboard with us.
I am emailing you hoping that you might wish to use our event/photos as content on your blog so that we might show the world and community abit of what the Australian Steampunks are up to.”
A Steampunk Cruise – Sydney Harbour
on November 4th,2009
The Forrester Gallery in Historic Oamaru Victorian Town will be hosting an art exhibition “Steampunk @ The Forrester” , which opens on 7 November and runs through to 6 December. Admission is free. Weta is dispatching the range of Dr Grordbort’s finest rayguns and artworks to the Forrester Gallery, where they will join forces with collections from New Zealand’s finest steampunk artists.
“A few months ago, we received a mysterious visit from Special Agents representing the League of Victorian Imagineers in Oamaru. They hand delivered us a small steampunk encryption decoding device, containing all sorts of cunning plans to ward off invasion from the Moon. These fine folk were in need of the finest aether oscillators in the galaxy … and so it shall be.” – Weta
This exhibit is in conjunction with the Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebration , which includes such events as Penny Farthing Races, a street parade, a Grand Ball, and a Victorian Street Market..