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Dunedin Gasworks Gadgeteers

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  The Dunedin Gasworks Guild of Gadgeteers is a local Steampunk group based out of the Gasworks Museum. Steampunk, with…

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Guild of Gadgeteers Carnivale

Carnivale Day September 20th – Dunedin Gasworks Museum

To coincide with the Ball and host visitors from throughout New Zealand and as far away as Whangarei the Gasworks Gadgeteers are having a Carnivale Day at the Gasworks Museum.

Come one, come all, and view at your leisure the finery of the Gasworks Guild of Gadgeteers Carnivale Day.

Take your photo dressed in steampunk.

A popular Steampunk exhibition of fine jewellery and gadgets,

High Tea by gold coin donation,

Raffles,

A talk about steampunk fashion,

A talk about the history of Absinthe plus tasting opportunity.

Dunedin Gasworks Guild of Gadgeteers Time Travellers Ball

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Here is the official notification from the Ministry of Steam. Join us for an evening of dancing and general frivolity and splendidness. Captain Hansom and the Operonicon's will be providing entertainment.
Imagine you have time travelled from another time, place or dimension, and come along suitably attired. There will be prizes on the night for the best costumes and gadgets.
 

Guild of Gadgeteers Time Travellers Ball 
TOITU Otago Settlers Museum 20th September 7.30pm 'til late.

  • Entertainment, Music, Finger food and a Cash Bar.
  • Time Travellers - Dress in the time period and/or dimension of your choice.
  • Come and join in the spectacle.


Ticket Prices

  • Standard: $55.00
  • Concession - Senior(over 60) Students $55.00
  • Group Concession - Groups 6+ persons: $50.00

Get your tickets now!!


Tickets are available online at the ExcellentEvents Ticketing website [http://mytickets.excellentevents.co.nz]

Blacksmithing Master Classes

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The Dunedin Gasworks Museum is running a series of master classes with Nate [Savill] the Blacksmith.

 

Master Classes:

Saturday 13th September: Daytime workshop 11am-3pm

Tuesday 16th September: Evening workshop 5.00-9pm

Thursday 18th September: Evening workshop 5.00-9pm

Saturday 20th September: Daytime workshop 11am-3pm

 

Max participants per class is 4

Cost (including all materials and safety gear): $150.00

 

Buy Tickets on the ExcellentEvents Ticketing website

Coming Events

Sun Sep 07 @12:00AM - 04:00PM
Next Museum Open Day
Sat Sep 13 @11:00AM - 03:00PM
Nate Savill Blacksmithing Master Classes
Tue Sep 16 @ 4:30AM - 09:00PM
Nate Savill Blacksmithing Master Classes
Thu Sep 18 @ 4:30AM - 09:00PM
Nate Savill Blacksmithing Master Classes
Sat Sep 20 @11:00AM - 03:00PM
Dunedin Gasworks Guild of Gadgeteers Carnivale
Sat Sep 20 @11:00AM - 03:00PM
Nate Savill Blacksmithing Master Classes
Sat Sep 20 @ 7:30PM - 12:30AM
Dunedin Gasworks Guild of Gadgeteers Time Travellers Ball
Sun Sep 21 @11:00AM - 04:00PM
Community Day

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