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Added to website: 24 March 2012
World Heritage (long) Weekend, 20 - 22 April
Unusual stuff, including Steampunks in Saltaire

What is Steampunk?

In a sentence it is Victorian science fiction. Steampunk afficiandos are a spectacle to behold. They wear Victorian and Victorian military costumes incorporating tweed, corsets, googles with brass and copper. Their presence in Saltaire will certainly not go unnoticed and will provide fabulous photographic opportunities. Bring your camera!
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If you are curioius, here are some Steampunk links:
ministryofpeculiaroccurrences.com
garrettmickley.hubpages.com
www.flickr.com/photos/1
www.flickr.com/photos/2
www.flickr.com/photos/3
www.flickr.com/photos/4

Fri 20th April, Caroline Social Club, Caroline Street, Saltaire

The Steampunk band, BB Blackdog are playing.  Their style is described as: Stoner, Psychedelic, Funk, Blues, Progressive Rock with a Steampunk style, and their own Steampunk record label. For more information on BB Blackdog:  facebook.com/BBBLACKDOG

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Also on the bill:
Ovibus - Western European music from the 10thC - 13th.
Steve Huison, who starts with a specially written World Heritage song.

Tickets £4 from the Caroline Club.

Saturday 21st April (Saltaire World Heritage Weekend)
A group of Steampunks will meet at Caroline Street Social Club at 11am. They will spend the day exploring Saltaire. The Victorian costumed guides of Salts Walks will show the Steampunks around the Village around 12 pm.

For more information contact Michael Young, email: redstar295@yahoo.co.uk

   

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