Crewe, in Cheshire – the place to be at the end of May! An annual celebration of Steampunk in Victorian Steampunk Central, Crewe, where so many of the mighty steam locomotives of the Victorian Age were built. Underwritten by Crewe Town Council, with a variety of free day time entertainments and individually ticketed evening events.
In no particular order, the 2016 Crewe Steampunk Convivial featured Little Red Dog, Crimson Clocks, Mariposa Bop, BB BlackDog, Raven Noir, Professor Elemental, Montague Jacques Fromage III, Greg Chapman, Dougal, The Dark Design, Scarletta Fire, The Time Travelling Tea Tent, Pansy Cheung, TWO Steam Traction Engines, a Dancing Bear, Foxee Stole, Victor & The Bully, Kiss Like Ether, Jezebel Steele, Professor Thos. Bottom, Diva Hollywood, Moment In Time, Carmen Mi Amore, Russel Erwood, Katie Jane Painter, Ichabod Steam and his Animatronic Band, Lux Delioux, Moth, Valerie Valentine, Birthrite, Satine Di Monte, The Palace of Curiosities, Guided Tours, The Wattingers, Steampunk Town Criers, Croquet, Steampunk Market, Buskers, and Sunshine – lots of sunshine!!.
Because we had such fun, and because to wait a whole year is far too long, we have added a few other steampunk events to the calendar. In date order, these are:
September 17th & 18th, Buckinghamshire Steampunk Weekend at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, nr Aylesbury
November 25th, 26th, & 27th – the WINTER Crewe Steampunk Convivial – smaller but perfectly Splendid!
May 26th , 27th, 28th, & 29th 2017 – The Crewe Steampunk Convivial returns!
July 15th & 16th – Bursledon Brickworks Steampunk Festival near Southampton in the only steam powered Victorian Brickworks in the UK