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The Antipodean Assembly

A group for Australian steampunks.

Location: Australia
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Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2016

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Comment by The Duke on April 11, 2012 at 9:37am

Might I also suggest, if you're down for the weekend, you take a look at the Titanic Theatre Restaurant. I went some years back and quite enjoyed it.

Comment by The Duke on April 3, 2012 at 5:27pm

While I would love to go, at this stage I don't think the exhibition gods are smiling on me. I hope you enjoy it though!

Comment by Prof. Sebastian Fate on April 3, 2012 at 5:03pm

Now don't all hang back : is anyone else planning to be in Williamstown on the 22nd ?

Comment by Prof. Sebastian Fate on April 1, 2012 at 11:00pm

Madam Fate , his guide in all things , and the Professor plan to visit the clothing exhibition in Williamstown on the 22nd.of April , the last day .
Should anyone else attend we will be the couple being refused admission because we are dressed in the same style as the exhibits .
Please make yourselves known .

Comment by Prof. Sebastian Fate on March 31, 2012 at 6:16pm

That 'phone number should be 03 5468 7418 - see you there .

Comment by Prof. Sebastian Fate on March 31, 2012 at 6:13pm

For those within geographical range of Melbourne , Victoria on the 7th-22nd of April , at the old Town Hall , Ferguson St , Williamstown an exhibition of late Victorian - Edwardian clothing will be presented under the tile ' Dressed for the Voyage - the ' Titanic ' costume extravaganza ' .
Edwardian high tea is available pre-booked at a cost of $45 in addition to the entry fee of $8 adults and $6 child .
Group bookings are available although a warning to organizers of our desire to outshine the exhibits might be in order .
If anyone is interested contact can be made on or ring 03 546818 .

Comment by Ged Maybury on March 29, 2012 at 11:21pm

Splendid stuff, Mr Roger Curl. Next time I'm in Auckland I MUST ensure I get there for a steaming load of fun.

Comment by Roger Curl on March 29, 2012 at 7:29pm

Yes, good old MOTAT! I've been a volunteer at the Rail Section for some 5 years now. Most people who come through the gates say they haven't been there for years and are impressed by how much it has improved. Hope to see you there some time. I've seen a lot of changes at the Rail Section. We seem to be making progress slowly. We have 3 locos in steam and another one should be ready soon-ish, like 5 years ago!

Comment by Ged Maybury on March 29, 2012 at 4:32am

Ah, good old MOTAT. Love that place, even though I have not been through its doors for some 25 years.

(I actually worked there briefly, in 1980, but sadly not in the capacity I would have preferred.)  

Comment by Roger Curl on March 29, 2012 at 2:06am

Greetings one and all. Don't miss Aether & Iron at MOTAT, Auckland's Museum of Transport and Technology on Saturday 28th April 2012. Planning is still under way, but his year's event promises to be bigger, brighter and better. Go to


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