Retford Steampunk Midsummer Festival Saturday 23rd June to very morrow 10:00–20:00

We return to Retford with our mobile hat shop with new creations to tempt you, this is an all encompassing food, jollity and Steampunk event, always well attended. Get your Gin fix too, what more could you possibly require lol.

the link


for the discerning amongst you #tophat

#tophat with silk fabric band and adornments of a golden hue

this #tophat has had a little revamp




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More about Ashleigh-ellan’s fashion collection

Ashleigh-Ellan asked and it was a great honour to come up with a little something to assist her final year fashion collection.  Some of you know these models they walk amongst us. The clothes from her final year collection are amazing. 

Catherine Redpath wearing Ashleigh-Ellan Kavanagh with a little hat from ornamentology

Catherine strutting the runway wearing Ashleigh-Ellan Kavanagh and ornamentology

Helen Simister wearing Ashleigh-Ellan Kavanagh and a fascinator from ornamentology


Helen strutting her stuff in Ashleigh-Ellan Kavanagh’s final year collection and a fascinator from ornamentology


and finally the designer herself with her splendid models

Ashleigh-Ellan Kavanagh and her band of models

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New designs for A Splendid Day Out at the weekend

We are ready for Morcambe this weekend, here are some new £steampunk top hats for your delight, pop into the marquee and find us…

A little sparkle in your tricorn #minipiratehat

For the Journey #steampunktophat


Top hat with silk band and original clock parts Copper Cogs

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Off to time tomorrow

On Sunday to very morrow we will be here, with these jolly new hats… 

Come and find us…


The Bone Collector #steampunkhat

Evening Time #steampunktophat

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Last call for the Nene Valley Railway on Saturday

I couldn’t resist one more #piratehat swash your buckles with this beauty “ The Burgundy Marauder”  

This Burgandy Marauder #piratehat swashbuckle style pirate hat will shiver your timbers…

The Burgundy Marauder #piratemaraudersteampunkhat

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STOAT on Saturday 12th May

Bi plane fascinator “Amelia in the Clouds”

It has been a little while since The Nene Valley Railway entertained steampunk traders on their lovely trains but on Saturday  this will be addressed. There will be  a fashion show as well, so come and find us and try on hats look at the interesting & unusual too.

A little link to help with info and directions

We may be on static trains but it will be fun to trade here again……

Steampunked airsoft goggles

The Duchess decadent pith #whitepithhelmet




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A few new top hat designs in readiness for Nene Valley railway on 12th May

Well here we are again with a few more steampunk top hats for your delectation 

Crimson Time, Steampunk top hat size 58cm

#steampunktophat with feathers and adornments

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Come and see us at The Malt Cross in Nottingham On Sunday from 1pm til 9pm

we are popping over to Nottingham on sunday afternoon so come on in and have a look at pur new hatsand a chat and maybe even a drink or two. 

The link

Pirate hat for those summer journeys



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Nottingham on Sunday at the Malt cross 1pm til 9pm

This Sunday we are off to Nottingham please note the timimgs here folks.

And some hats too to tempt you

A little Time Piece fascinator

Collapsible hat stands for your travelling needs

Sapphire Marauder #piratetricornhat

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Home and unpacked from Time Quake

Well that was a great but chilly start to this new event. It was great to have all the zones together under one roof, together with a mix of creatives. Here area few moments from our stall.

The ornamentology Team

Thank you to everyone who popped by and to the hard work and efforts of the organising team.

Looking great in your pirate hats ladies.

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