The hows, whys, and wherefores of creating a persona for Steampunk and/or cosplay — from choosing costume pieces to building your persona’s history… and why all of that is important for making a believable character. Lord Katz is a well-known Steampunk producer and persona. As a Theatrical Actor, fiction writer, storyteller, and independent film maker for over 40 years off […]Read more
Category: WORKSHOPS / PANELS
We’re feeling very fortunate — some of the most wonderful people we know have offered to share their knowledge and insights over the course of the weekend. Details and scheduling will be posted as they are confirmed.
All panels are included in the day passes and weekend pass. Our panel spaces will each hold 50 to 60 people maximum, so we’d suggest that you get there early if there’s a panel you particularly want to see, just to ensure that you have a seat. If there is a kit fee for a workshop, it is noted in that workshop’s write-up. Kit fees are to be remitted directly to the panelist when you arrive at the workshop.
This schedule is subject to change.
Steampunk isn’t all about a look or a style – it’s also a mindset, inspired by Victorian and Edwardian fashion, but also very different in terms of philosophy and values, due to numerous authors and thinkers that are promoting a full world of acceptance to many and all different kinds of people. Embracing Steampunk means that it can affect the […]Read more
The pratfalls, problems and pleasures of running a convention, from someone who has been there, done that, bought the t-shirt, worn it out, and then done all of that all over again in yet another capacity. Or maybe two or three. Lord Katz is a well-known Steampunk producer and persona. He has been running conventions for over three decades and […]Read more
Join us for a review with pictures and props of the history of flight and aviation, from Icarius to Lindberg, especially the crazy machines that were pure fail but fun to see…! Francois Bonneau has been a Steampunk enthusiast for about 10 years, and is well known for his crazy gadgets and mods. He’s been a prolific prop maker (especially […]Read more
Prof. Verdigris Wetware and the esteemed Doc Morgan present a collection of lovingly preserved and functionally restored 19th-century electromedical devices for your edification and experience. While the Master Violet Ray Device, Electreat Mechanical Heart, Davis & Kidder Patent Magneto-Electric Machine, Auto-Kure Medical Battery, Sheldon Vibrator, Electropoise Oxygen Remedy, Radium Waters, and Bunnel Faradic equipment are pretty well guaranteed not to […]Read more
Have you ever planned a Steampunk activity (dart gun dueling, teapot racing, movie nights, maker salons)? Have you thought about doing it, but haven’t got round to it? Join in for a moderated “bull session” and ideas exchange on how to get more people in your local Steampunk group to plan, organize, manage and have fun at various types of […]Read more
Join author Rebecca Diem for an exclusive sneak preview from Of Tempests and Teacups, the series finale of her popular Steampunk adventure series Tales of the Captain Duke — be the first to hear from the fourth book! Rebecca Diem is a writer, music lover and nerd. She is the author of the indie steampunk series Tales of the Captain Duke, […]Read more
Learn from a lifetime hobbyist! Find out all about the tricks for building steampunk creations out of LEGO bricks. Explore where to find inspirations, as well as the appropriate bricks and mini-figures. A collection of steampunk creations will be exhibited. Baron Celsius von Fahrenheit a prominent member of Steampunk Montréal. He’s been busy doing various panels on Steampunk at a […]Read more
Let Little Mae carry you back to a time of hedonism & hooch with a Charleston lesson to get your gams moving, just in time for Saturday’s Late Night Starlight Speakeasy! Spaces are very limited — sign up here today! This workshop is included in the price of a Saturday Day Pass or equivalent.Read more
A general panel discussion with Q&A that encourages considerable audience participation. This is a question that has been asked many times, and the answer for which has proved difficult to nail down. Perhaps this panel and this audience will be the ones to do it! Sir Thomas Nigel Tinkerton has been a Steampunk enthusiast for a few years now, and […]Read more
A presentation of coping with horrors of trench warfare that includes deadly gases, gas masks, femur breaks, tetanus, trench foot and other horrible trench experiences. Warning: Details may be graphic. Those easily upset by blood, bile, phlegm, bone, sinew, a variety of internal organs or other anatomical portions should take any proper measures before attending. Ripping Good Fun for the […]Read more
Sewing in Steampunk style can be really intimidating. When you start looking at historical influences like corsets, hoop skirts, or even welt pockets there are a ton of techniques your average hobbyist would never come across. Most historical patterns, and many online guides, assume someone tackling these kinds of projects is experienced, so their descriptions of materials to use or […]Read more
Dr. Eugenia Mooney is a leading writer, translator, and lecturer in the field of archaeology. The only woman to have written extensively on Egyptian art, mummies and hieroglyphs at the British Museum during her tenure. She is responsible for translating some of the most difficult passages in the Egyptian Book of the Dead. With a reputation for being something of […]Read more
Come join Julie Rockhold in learning how to Rock the Fluff and be “fat and Fabulous” in any time period! Discuss and learn what can be done for us luxurious sized individuals when putting together our steamy side. Sources and ideas will be discussed, as well as how we can add more awesomeness to our image! Julie Rockhold has been […]Read more
A demonstration & hands on workshop for creating steampunk art/illustration with archival pen & ink & other materials including, materials for some creative ‘stamp art’. Demonstration includes different drawing & illustration techniques, using iconographic & more creative steampunk symbols & imagery. Then guided hands on practice, & a chance to create a small frame-able piece of art on parchment to […]Read more