A huge thank you to everyone who came and supported the Aberystwyth Steampunk Spectacular event.

Special thanks to all our traders, speakers and entertainers. Especially the steampunks who made the effort to join us for a splendid weekend!

12th and 13th of October 2019.

Welcome to the return of Aberystwyth Steampunk Spectacular. We hope you will join us for a splendid weekend of Steampunk activities, fun and entertainment based at this quintessential Victorian seaside resort in Ceredigion Mid-Wales.

The weekend activities and attractions are all located within walking distance within Aberystwyth, and is ideally suited for promenading along the Aberystwyth seafront.

Old College is the main venue for all indoor activities with various Steampunk traders plying their goods in the Quad, dare you take part in tea duelling?

Victorian attractions are also available at the Vale of Rheidol railway with Saturday evening entertainment at the old time music hall themed theatre at Ceredigion museum.

Video Copyright: Catherine Beckham, music by Kiss Like Ether



Old College

Photo: Sean Fitzpattrick

Old College

Main indoor venue for the steampunk event, located on the beautiful Aberystwyth seafront.


Photo: Robin Coombes

Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway

Steam train journeys from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge and return between 10:30 and 15:45.

Ceredigion Museum

Photo: Hannah Dee

Ceredigion Museum

Ceredigion Museum is open between 10:00 and 17:00. Main venue for the evening entertainment.

Guest Speakers

Guest Speakers

At our event, we are very honoured to have special guests to come and talk to us about a variety of special topics.



Traders and Vendors will also attend the event to give you the opportunity to buy something awesome!

Evening Entertainment

Evening Entertainment

Evening Entertainment will commence at 19:00 at the Ceredigion Museum, tickets can be purchased below.

Tea Duelling

Photo: Sean Fitzpattrick

Tea Duelling

Tea Duelling will commence in Old College, tea and biscuits at the ready! Dare you take part?


Teapot Racing

The event will also host the Teapot Racing with members of the public and Aberystwyth Robotics Club.


Peacock Parade

The Peacocks Parade will see the magnificently dressed promenading Old College for all to see their creative splendour.

Programme of Events

Below are the list of events

Location and Venue

Accommodation, Refreshments and Travel


Accommodation in Aberystwyth

Hotels, travel lodges, Camping Sites and B&Bs in Aberystwyth.


Where to eat?

Selection of restaurants and Cafés in Aberystywth



Bus, Train, Taxi services and car parks within Aberystwyth


Please contact us using the following methods

Phone: 07817364878

Email: abersteampunk@outlook.com