The A Splendid Day Out airship will land in the UK’s charming Victorian seaside retreat of Morecambe for its
sixth year of top-hole entertainment. Presented by The League of Splendid, another weekend of astounding entertainment and events, will take place throughout Morecambe.
Remember the World Suitcase Challenge is happening here, and on that subject check out the concept and the rules here…
Friday Evening at the Carleton – 19:30
This night will truly test your survival instincts!
In a world of Fire and Blood – V2A are walking the sandy roads of the Wastelands …. V2A is a German/British Post-Apocalyptic project who conquered dancefloors of clubs with their unique sound between EBM, Industrial and Techno worldwide since 2002.
Supporting V2A Friday evening is the beautiful talented Scarlet Butterfly. . . . Theatrical, burlesque and cirque style pole dance and fire performer.
Some of you will have seen the Deatbeats perform outside the Platform at previous A Splendid Day Outs. Steamageddon will see them perform as you have never seen them before. they will be supporting V2A indoors at The Carleton and getting the party started with their new luminous show.
Dark progressive Rock band Birdeatsbaby celebrate the strange and obsessive, the freakish and the free thinking.”
All the way from Burlesque IOM Mistress of Ceremonies Madam Zuri Arrosa Tantalising mistress of tease will be our MC for both our Party at the end of the World and Jurassic Ball. Be prepared for lots of audience participation, frou-frou and fun! Where else do you get such an attractive Master of Ceremonies. We are also hoping to incorporate a Burlesque workshop for you guys so watch this space.
A Splendid Day Out are pleased to announced that The Mechanical Menagerie will be joining us in 2019. So overcome your fears and meet Squishy the steel tarantula featuring the only 8 legged self propelled sound system in the world.
Joining us at A Splendid Day Out Morecambe on the Main Stage Sunday 2nd June 2019, is our very own local talent. Multi-award winning magician, Three time ace magician of the year Hon life member of the Wigan Circle of Magicians. Not to be missed. Please welcome Mr Kevin Cunliffe
The beautiful Harri Deane, will be singing a mixture of Jazz, swing, blues and popular songs from the 1930’s to 1960’s. You can find her In the Platform tea room of the Artisan market on Saturday 1st June 2019. Pop along for refreshments and a good old sing along.
We all know Steampunk has no set genre of music, so here at A Splendid Day Out we are always looking to throw new ingredients into the pot. So to add a little fizz we thought we would bring you a some great Rockabilly In The form of Memphis Cruisers.
The gorgeous Rachel Mercer will be serenading us and taking us on a journey that includes planes trains boats and automobiles. An array of songs based around transport from across the ages. Rachel will be in the Platform tea room of the Artisan Market on Sunday 2nd June 2019. So do pop in for refreshments and a listen.
If you haven’t met Rosie Garland or bought any of her books, then now is your chance, as she will be appearing at A Splendid Day Out this June. Find her in the Arts of Steam Marquee where she will be book signing and giving talks.
Some of you may recognise Johnathan Markwood from your favourite soaps, Coronation Street, Eastenders, and Hollyoaks are some of the many things he has appeared in. Sunday 2nd June 2019 he will be performing with his band the Hoo-Hah Conspiracy on the Main stage at A Splendid Day Out Steamageddon.
International Science fiction/ Steampunk writer Joseph Remesar will be joining us in then Arts Of Steam Marquee outside The Platform Morecambe as part of The A Splendid Day Out festival. Everybody is welcomed, Free Entry. Your chance to get his autograph and have a chat.
For the more adventurous of you, not for the faint hearted. Will you be brave enough to ride a dinosaur? A Splendid Day Out bringing the fun and silliness back into steampunk.
Coming all the way from the USA. The extremely talented Dave Lee will be acting M.C. For the Arts Of Steam Arts & literature event. He will also be Judging the Suitcase Challenge and will have a few limited copies of his book available.
Please welcome Becky & Sam to the outdoor stage on Saturday 1st June. This talented Duo, will be playing a special acoustic set covering some well known rock classics. I bet you can’t resist singing along…
What’s that you say “More free entertainment, how can that be with so much already?” Well it’s true …. The Ash Mandrake Act incorporates music, loop machines, stories and comedy. He designed the double necked guitar, hats and costumes. This is folk rock, but many styles are used. He has been described as imaginative; an incredibly skilled musician and songwriter; unique, brave, and completely naturalistic. See him over the weekend outside the Platform. Count how many hats he wears or buy one from him, he makes them all himself.
Calling for entrants to take part in our Splendid Teapot Race. Time to dig out the kids remote control car and adorn with a teapot of some description, then simply bring it along with you to ASDO. If you would like to take part please drop us an email with your name and the name of your teapot. Info@asplendiddayout.com
Burlesque Workshops for beginners with Burlesque IOM. Cog and bustle friendly. Back again, all the way from the Isle of Man to share their expert-tease! Madam Zuri Arrosa and Angle X from Burlesque IOM. Join these two lovely ladies on Saturday 1st June in the Performance Marquee outside the Platform at 2 pm.
We will of course be having a display of Steam Traction Engines for your par-ousel, here are a few of the ones that will be there.
Robert J Marsters, a new author, who has garnered dozens of five-star reviews on Amazon for his fantasy Karrak Trilogy will be joining us at A Splendid Day Out. You can find him in the “Arts Of Steam” marquee. Why not treat yourself to a signed copy?
Saturday Evening at the Carleton – 19:30
Please welcome The After Hours Electro Swing Band. The After Hours have an artful matery of technologies both old and new the band manage to blend Jazz and funky bass lines with Electro-Swing.