Fri, 05 May|
Otley Arcadia Steampunk Weekend 5th - 7th May
Lots of things Steampunky happening around Otley
Time & Location
05 May 2023, 19:00 – 07 May 2023, 19:00
Otley, Otley, UK
About the Event
Friday - 5.30 onwards - a meet and greet at The Rookery, Kirkgate, Otley. Friday - 7.30 - Setting off from the Rookery - The Otley Ghost Walk, whether you're a local or a visitor to the town, learn a bit of the alternative history and local folklore of Otley. £5 per person, payable to the walk guide. Saturday - 10am-4pm - Outdoor market. At the west end of Kirkgate Arcade, a specially curated market featuring traders of all things Steampunk. Saturday - 2.30 - 4pm - Java coffee shop, Kirkgate Arcade - The Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Come and have afternoon tea with Alice and her friends. Price and booking details to be confirmed. Saturday - 6pm - Kirkgate Arcade, The Arcadian Fashion Show. An inclusive fashion show featuring scenes of street fashion, charity shop chic and, hopefully, Steampunk style. Come and show off your best frock/Sunday best suit. Ideally we would like at least 1 scene from each of the following groups:- ladies, gentlemen, trans/non binary and couples. If you're local and would like to take part, please call in at the shop (Steam Heat, 7 Kirkgate Arcade) and let me know. If you're coming to Otley especially for the Steampunk Weekend, that's fine, again call into the shop on Friday the 5th/Saturday 6th to let me know, then we'll be starting rehearsals at 4.30 on Saturday afternoon. Please join in, it can't work without you! Saturday - 8pm - The Rookery Movie night. Greg and his team will be showing a film with a definite Steampunk theme. £4per person, payable on the door. Sunday - 10 - 4 - Outdoor market. Sunday - 12.30 onwards As part of the Coronation Weekend, Sunday has been declared Big Lunch Day, to join in we'll be having a picnic in the Arcade.