Archive for the ‘Culture’ Category

25
Aug

Picnic at Pemberley: Abbey Museum Regency Event

   Posted by: cholmondeley

The Abbey Museum is holding its annual regency event, a Picnic at Pemberley on Saturday 3rd September. Last year’s program included everything from croquet, to badminton, maypole dancing, a fan class and a militia display by a re-enactment group, and the organisers would love to enhance the event this year with a spinning/embroidery display. The [...]

The Steam-powered Airship Aurora

[/caption] South Australian indie filmmakers Urtext have just released the live-action steampunk movie Aurora after some 3 1/2 years in the making. Shot in and around the Adelaide area, Aurora tells the story of an airship crew in a determined quest to liberate the victims of ruthless slavers. The [...]
The League of Victorian Imagineers in Oamaru is currently accepting expressions of interest (form) for the 2011 League of Victorian Imagineers “Steampunk: tomorrow as it used to be” Exhibition at the Forrester Gallery, Oamaru, in late 2011. The Expression of Interest process will close on 16th September, 2011. If your art is not currently exhibition-ready, concept [...]
30
Jul

Sydney Tweed Ride [SYD] - TOMORROW!

   Posted by: ermyntrude

Better late than never - don’t miss the 3rd Annual Tweed Ride! Title: Sydney Tweed Ride [SYD] Location: Sydney, Australia Link out: Click here Description: ‘I say, fancy a cycle?’ - Sunday July 31st. Sydney’s most enjoyable (and fashionable) bike ride is back! An ambling, elegant and graceful cycle around Sydney for dapper gents and fancy ladies, from Town Hall [...]
4
Jun

Oamaru, Redux

   Posted by: ermyntrude

Tally Ho! Members of the expeditionary committee of the ALTV have again landed in fair Oamaru, as previously expounded upon with great delight last December. But we have returned, for none other than the Steampunk Fashion Parade and Gala Ball and of course to celebrate the birth of our most beloved Queen, as all subjects [...]
24
May

Regard of Things Present

   Posted by: cholmondeley

Pages 123 through 129 of the May 2011 edition of ACP’s Men’s Style Australia consist of an illustrated article entitled “Remembrance of Things Past”. Said article, drawn primarily from interviews with Antipodean gentlemen favouring a Victorian- or Edwardian-influenced wardrobe, includes some remarks from your faithful correspondent under his everyday monicker. While unlikely to provide League members [...]
10
Apr

Steampunk Sunday at Brisbane Supanova, April 2011

   Posted by: Professor von Explaino Tags: ,

As has become Brisbane Supanova tradition, steampunkers descended en masse on Sunday for a lunchtime photo shoot.  Click the photo to see an album of shots.
9
Apr

Her Majesty’s Birthday Picnic [QLD]

   Posted by: Professor von Explaino

Title: Her Majesty’s Birthday Picnic Location: Roma Street Parklands, Brisbane Description: We call the Steampunkers of Brisbane together again for a picnic and general outing! Come one, Come All! In your finest fripperies and fanciest frockcoats… We look forward to seeing you, catching up and swapping stories of gadgets gone mad and enemies vanquished. BYO picnic supplies. We’ll try and [...]
10
Mar

Shh… Adelaide Steampunk in the State Library of SA

   Posted by: christianreynolds

On the eve of the next SA based Steampunk event (OLYMPIA ~ A STEAMPUNK SPECTACULAR; Which is now SOLD OUT!). We thought it would be nice to post a little bit about our previous outing back in Feb. The Mortlock Wing On the 6th of February, Adelaide Steampunkers gathered in the State Library of SA for a [...]
Title: The Performing And Visual arts in Emerald (PAVE) Festival [VIC] Location: Emerald, Victoria Link out: Click here Description: Steampunks come and join in the fun of The Performing And Visual arts in Emerald (PAVE) Festival - Sunday April 10th (Emerald in The Dandenong Ranges) This years festival will have a Steampunk theme for the Sunday (fun festival day). Steampunks [...]
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