Reporter Jonathan White, Wistaston
The inaugural ‘Victorian Steampunk Christmas’ took place in Crewe over the weekend of Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December 2019 in association with Crewe Town Council.
The event took place on Lyceum Square and at Crewe Heritage Centre on the Saturday and moved entirely to Crewe Heritage Centre on the Sunday due to the forecast of poor weather.
There were numerous Steampunk memorabilia trade stalls, a salt plate photography studio, craft workshops, a Steam Wars exhibition with a Steampunk re-imagining of Star Wars, refreshments, live festive entertainment and a Steampunk Santa.
Crewe Heritage Centre was open to visitors including the Crewe North Junction signal box, the Advanced Passenger Train, static locomotive displays and miniature railway rides.
Despite windy weather on Sunday the event was enjoyed by several hundred people, many of whom had travelled from across England to attend.
For further information relating to Steampunk please visit: https://www.asylumsteampunk.co.uk/