Annual Leeds ‘steampunk’ market is another winner

Steampunk fan Amy Jo Lawrance, holding Frankie, a 3 month old Bengal Eagle Owl, with  Karl Birkett.
Steampunk fan Amy Jo Lawrance, holding Frankie, a 3 month old Bengal Eagle Owl, with Karl Birkett.
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A popular ‘Steampunk’ market returned to Armley’s Leeds Industrial Museum this weekend.

The annual event, which started in 2013, featured dozens of stalls, films and live entertainment, a birds of prey flying display, ‘tea duelling’ and fire artist ‘Parsley Flashheart’.

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The Mill Engine was also ‘steamed up’, to the delight of visitors.

A large selection of traders sold everything from handmade footwear to hats, and there was a chance to relax with a cup of tea and slice of cake at a vintage café,

Steampunk is a science fiction sub-genre mixing Victoriana and modernity.

Councillor Lucinda Yeadon, Leeds City Council’s executive member for digital and creative technologies, culture and skills said the event was “fantastic”.

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The protest by Leeds Trades Council on Saturday

Show of ‘solidarity’ for strikers