Lincoln Steampunk festival 2017

The Asylum Steampunk Festival is the largest and longest running steampunk festival in the Solar System, attracting participants from around the globe. It takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend in the historic City of Lincoln. For four glorious days the historic streets of Lincoln are thronged with thousands of splendidly dressed steampunks enjoying a […]

Lincoln Steampunk Festival 2016

The Asylum Steampunk Festival is the largest and longest running steampunk festival in the Solar System, attracting participants from around the globe. It takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend in the historic City of Lincoln. For four glorious days the historic streets of Lincoln are thronged with thousands of splendidly dressed steampunks enjoying a […]

Lincoln Steampunk Festival 2015

The Asylum Steampunk Festival is the largest and longest running steampunk festival in the Solar System, attracting participants from around the globe. It takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend in the historic City of Lincoln. For four glorious days the historic streets of Lincoln are thronged with thousands of splendidly dressed steampunks enjoying a […]

Lincoln Steampunk Festival 2014

The Asylum Steampunk Festival is the largest and longest running steampunk festival in the Solar System, attracting participants from around the globe. It takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend in the historic City of Lincoln. For four glorious days the historic streets of Lincoln are thronged with thousands of splendidly dressed steampunks enjoying a […]

War Grade bottle top find

Whilst out walking today, I found several of these ‘war grade’ bottle necks and screw-in stoppers. They were on the edge of a ploughed field alongside a public footpath. What does ‘war grade’ refer to? To glass? The stopper, or the contents. I’ve been hammering Google to try to find out. Sadly, I haven’t come […]

Southwark Cathedral

We believe there has been a church on this site since AD 606. There may well have been a church here even earlier. Southwark Cathedral is the oldest cathedral church building in London, and archaeological evidence shows there was Roman pagan worship here well before that. Significantly, Southwark stands at the oldest crossing point of […]