National Shows


December 9th Cosplay Day @ Tandy Leather in Manchester

The Team will be demonstrating rust dyeing and weathering techniques. We will also have some of our latest makes including our golden leather challenge set by Brendan from Tandy Leather a few weeks ago. Come and see what we made and chat with our designers as well as our junior makers who will be helping out for the day and bringing their makes too. 


Jan 31st- February 2nd The Creative Craft Show @ Eventcity in Manchester

The team will be taking the latest collection of clothing and costumes on tour for 2019. You can also see our latest products, get tips on how to use them and techniques and ideas for making your own masterpieces. Jay will be running papercut lantern workshops and Bex is running freemotion embroidery workshops so you can learn how to use the stitchable freemotion embroidery designs to get up and going quickly on complex embroidery with your machine. These can be booked via the Creative Craft Show website. 

March 7-10th The Creative Craft Show @ SEC in Glasgow

The Team will be demonstrating our techniques on stand. We will have a selection of our post apocalyptic and other costumes and props. This is our first visit to Glasgow and we are really excited. We will be taking a wide range of kits, dyes and even clothing!

March 15-17th The Creative Craft Show @ NEC in Birmingham

The Team will be demonstrating our techniques on stand. We will have a selection of our post apocalyptic and other costumes and props. We will have new kits, demos and clothing as well as our expanded dye and weathering range alongside all your old favourites.

April 5th-7th  TimeQuake @ The BEC Arena in Manchester

The Inventors Asylum team go post-apocalyptic for the weekend with craft demonstrations and more…

May 31st- June 2nd Steamageddon @ Morecombe

We are off to the seaside for a weekend of fun from the beginning to the end of the world. Come and find us in the post apocalypse – turn right near the dinosaurs! There is not only daytime fun but evening entertainment too…

June 21st-23rd The Town That Never Was @ Blists Hill Victorian Village in Ironbridge

The perfect setting for a steampunk extravaganza. A weekend full of entertainment and fun from music and sideshows to monster hunts and marches. Be prepared to meet people from every walk of life spanning hundreds of years and several universes!

July 19th – 22nd Apocalypticus, Road to Ruin @ an Aerodrome in North Buckinghamshire!!

courtesy of Sarah Schmidlin Photography

Join us as we head to the wastelands right here in the UK along with hundreds of other warboys and tankgirls for a Truly British Apocalypse. We’ll be setting up in marauder town for the weekend with our clothes, props, kits and some new surprises. We’ll also have the full war fleet in tow so head on over for a photo opp.

August 22nd- 27th ASYLUM @ Lincoln

It’s back for the 11th year and it’s going to be splendid. The biggest Steampunk festival in the UK and we’re going to be there again! Join us for some post apocalyptic/steampunk mashup fun and the best weekend of the year by far. Book your tickets fast at the Asylum website 


Hochanda December 16th Sunday 4pm.                   Freemotion special

Last chance before Christmas!!