Gallery & video: The Asylum Lincoln Steampunk festival

Lincoln is hosting the world’s largest and longest running Steampunk festival this weekend.

The event runs through the Bank Holiday weekend and celebrates a steam powered world in the late-Victorian era.

Thousands of steampunks visit the city each year, dressing up their Victorian-inspired outfits with brass goggles and other eye-catching, futuristic accessories.

A range of events are taking place at Lincoln Castle and around the Cathedral. where we went today to capture some of the action.

On Friday we also spoke to the first arrivals at the Lincoln Steampunk festival: