What is Steampunk?
Steampunk is said to be a sub-genre of science fiction and fantasy. It encompasses fashion, engineering, art and music.
The movement has been influenced by the Victorian era and features technology and inventions as people in the 19th century may have imagined them. The clothing depicts Victorian fashion. ‘Steam-themed’ accessories such as hats, goggles, time pieces, steam-powered weapons and a touch of ‘goth’.
Whitby Steampunk Weekend
The next Steampunk weekend is due to take place 8 – 9 February 2020 at Whitby Pavilion and a second event on 24 – 26 July 2020.
The February event has some amazing live acts such as Tenpole Tudor, Alice’s Night Circus and Biscuithead & The Biscuit Badgers. Take a look around the Retail Emporium where you will find 80 trading stands with a host of clothing and accessories.
Whether you’re taking part yourself or an observer it is worth a visit. You’ll see a host of creative and magnificent costumes and the event creates a buzz throughout Whitby.
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