13th and 14th of October 2018.

Welcome to the inaugural 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 and Aberystwyth Cliff railway with Saturday evening entertainment at the old time music hall themed theatre at Ceredigion museum.


Old College

Old College

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


Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway

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

Ceredigion Museum

Ceredigion Museum

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

Cliff Railway

Cliff Railway

Train journeys up Constitution Hill and return between 10:00 and 16:00.

Traders and Vendors

Traders and Vendors

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

Evening Entertainment

Old Time Music Hall Entertainment

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

History Tours of Old College

History Tours

History tours of Old College and Science discoveries at Aberystwyth Old College.

Professor Marmaduke Salt

Guest Talks

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

Peacock Parade

Peacock Parade

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


Teapot Racing

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

Tea Duelling

Tea Duelling

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

Great Exhibition

Roaming Robots

Come and see the steampunk style robots and teapot racers on display throughout the weekend at the Old College.

Brochure Coming Soon


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