VIDEO: Science-fiction fans turn out for Steampunk event

Fans of science-fiction from across the North-West descended on a Burnley mill at the weekend.

A special Steampunk event took place at Queen Street Mill and included live music, art, and steam power.

Families enjoy a picnic at the Steampunk event at Queen Street Mill.'Photo Ben Parsons

Families enjoy a picnic at the Steampunk event at Queen Street Mill.'Photo Ben Parsons

The mill hosted stalls which offering a variety of Steampunk items.

Steampunk enthusiasts have a fondness for the aesthetics of the past, in particular the Victorian era, incorporated into modern life.

Musician Ash Mandrake, known for his eccentric hats and his double-neck guitar, performed throughout the day, alongside installation artists who displayed their Steampunk-themed work around the mill.