Steampunks in Space – Exploration and Discovery

19 - 20 November 2022

A steam-powered celebration of science fiction and the “history that never was”.

Time to get out your ray guns, strap on your goggles, jump in your spaceship and join us for an alternative weekend where we celebrate the 100th anniversary of British archaeologist and Egyptologist, Howard Carter discovering the intact tomb of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Tutankhamun.

Just some of the highlights:

  • Exhibition from Steampunk artists
  • Steampunk Egyptian Craft Workshops (free to ticket holders)
  • Live performances with special guests
  • Curated Steampunk Market
  • Afternoon Tea sessions
  • Space Archaeology
  • Artists Alley (Authors and Artists)


Buy a standard day pass to gain entry to event and the National Space Centre.
All tickets purchased in advance can be upgraded to a FREE ANNUAL PASS,
so you can buy for Saturday and get Sunday FREE!


Fabulous exhibitions from Herr Döktor’s Laboratory, The Dark Power and Alice Strange.

Open Art Competition

We are inviting Steampunk makers and creators to get involved and submitting a new piece for exhibition at the event. To find out more and to get involved, please visit our Steampunks in Space Facebook page.

Steampunk Workshops

Draw your own hieroglyphs, excavate Tut’s buried treasure and learn to shimmy and shake.

Talks Stage

Meet Victorian Lady Explorers, learn about painting with Mummies (literally) and ‘enjoy’ our traditional visit to Rayguns in Aspic.

Market Hall

Head to the Shuttle Suites to discover the very best Steampunk makers, traders and purveyors of fine goods. Enjoy the hustle and bustle, with added bustle.

Afternoon Tea

COMING SOON – book in advance for afternoon tea, with live performances from our special guests.