Archive for December, 2010

Are you still ummming and ahhing about NYE? Need a few more reasons to be convinced that Euchronia this year will utterly eclipse 2008’s hugely successful event, and you’d be completely mad to miss it? Read on, for there is much to tempt. (If you’re already convinced but still ticketless, feel free to skip to the [...]
Cholmondeley and I made the very wise decision over this last weekend to take a small trip to the South Island of New Zealand to catch the very final day of the “STEAMPUNK: Tomorrow As It Used To Be” exhibition in Oamaru. We had read in several places the exhibition was well worth a visit, including [...]

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Steampunk Fashion Show & Gala Ball 2011

   Posted by: ermyntrude    in Culture

Title: Steampunk Fashion Show & Gala Ball 2011 Location: Oamaru, New Zealand Link out: Click here Description: The first steampunk town in the world is planning yet more for the delight of those passionate about steampunk. The 2nd Fashion Show and Gala Ball on 5th June 2011. For entries FASHION SHOW Venue: Oamaru Opera House Date: 5th June 2011 Time: 2.00 pm Contribution: Low [...]

Welcome new ALTV members!

   Posted by: ermyntrude    in Culture

Just a wee hello and WELCOME! to all the new members we’ve just added to the ALTV blog, who have become ALTV members in the last few weeks. We look forward to seeing many of you at Euchronia: if you have any steamy-related news items to post, please do have at it - this blog is here [...]

Press Alert - ALTV visit makes front page news in Oamaru!

   Posted by: ermyntrude    in Culture

The president and secretary of the ALTV visited Oamaru, New Zealand, for the final day of the “Steampunk: Tomorrow as it Used to Be” exhibition. Our diplomatic mission made front page news in the self-proclaimed Steampunk capital of New Zealand!  Oamaru Mail article here and attached as below:

The Oamaru Mail, December 6, 2010

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   Posted by: ermyntrude    in Culture

Title: DRESS LIKE A TIME-TRAVELLER DAY [SA] Location: Adelaide, South Australia Link out: Click here Description: \”Olympia: A Steampunk Spectacular!\” Launch Come and join other intrepid time travellers (and the Adelaide Steampunk community) for an evening Picnic (6pm-10pm) upon Victoria Square to celebrate International Dress like a Time Traveller day and the launch of the 2011 Adelaide Fringe show: [...]
Gosh, it’s now less than a month til Euchronia! As in 2008, we’ve had so many compliments on our 2010 Euchronia poster we felt some information on how it was created would be of interest, even more so than last time. Because our 2010 venue is a former power station, we felt a theme of electricity [...]