Victorian Christmas Market by Ministry of Steampunk


Starts on Saturday 7th Dec 2019 at 10:00am
Ends on Sunday 8th Dec 2019 at 04:00pm


Lyceum Square and Covered Market, Heath Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2DA

*Steampunk event change of venue* Sun 8th Dec

All Steampunk event features will be indoors at Crewe Heritage Centre on Sunday 8th Dec, Lyceum Square will not be used.

The Ministry of Steampunk is hopping on a train and heading north this festive season for a special steam-powered celebration of Christmas. Come and join them for a journey through time with a twist of mulled spice and even a visit from Santa!

Thanks to a special invitation from Crewe Town Council this FREE family weekend is open to all to enjoy during the day time, with an affordable ticketed event on Sat evening.

The event will run across Lyceum Square and Crewe Heritage Centre.

More info on day time event:

Tickets for evening event:

Getting Here

Car Parking
Parking charges apply 8am to 6pm Mon-Sat, free on Sunday.

  • Civic Library, Crewe St, CW1 2DH
  • Thomas Street
    CW1 2BD
  • Gatefield, Gatefield St, CW1 2JP
  • Holly Bank, Chester Square, CW1 2LQ
  • Delamere Street, CW1 2JZ
  • Wrexham Terrace, Market St, CW1 2ND

Disabled parking is available in Prince Albert Street (nr Lyceum Square) and in Town Square (Market Sq), Market Street CW1 1ET.


Crewe Station is well connected and only a 15-20min walk to the town centre.

Road Closure
To facilitate this event, closures will be in place from midnight Friday 6th Dec to midnight Sunday 8th Dec on Lyceum Square, Hill Street, Heath Street and the top part of Market Street. 

Victorian Christmas Steampunk Market

Venue 1: Lyceum Square, Heath St, Crewe CW1 2DA

  • 7th December 10am – 6pm
  • 8th December 10am – 5pm


Christmas market of amazements with original gifts you couldn’t find anywhere else!


  • Carol singers and entertainment
  • Traditional and steampunk Christmas market
  • Food hall
  • Steampunk Santa
  • Steampunk vehicles

Victorian Christmas Steampunk Market

Venue 2: Crewe Heritage Centre, Vernon Way, Crewe, Crewe, CHE CW1

  • 7th December 10am – 4pm (followed by ticketed event 7-10.30pm)
  • 8th December 10am – 4pm


This Steampunk social space will include a an exhibition, craft market, free workshops, prop build demonstrations and even a visit from one Crewe icon… Blaster Bates 


  • Steam Wars Exhibition of Steampunk inspired Star Wars Props
  • Free Christmas craft workshops
  • Craft market
  • Prop build demonstrations
  • Blaster Bates (a workshop that guarantees to go with a BANG!)

Alice’s Night Circus:
Alice is classically trained and started her journey in classical music before venturing into her own style of music which encompasses influences from a wide range of musical genres and literature. She now only performs her own songs.
A curious journey down a musical rabbit hole, featuring an idiosyncratic blend of theatrical steampop, cinematic post-punk and dreamy new wave.

Tom B Wild esq.
With banjolele in hand, Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq. has been delivering his own brand of musical humour across the UK since 2016. His performances charm audiences with a unique mix of original material, singalong classics and a sharp vintage wardrobe.
After the video for his original song I’ve No More F***s To Give went viral, clocking up over 100 million views across various social media platforms, he has been performing at various venues, festivals and cabaret events across the UK