20/04/2016 4:41 PM AEST | Updated 05/08/2016 3:36 PM AEST

Ironfest Is The Festival Where Anything Goes

It's the festival where anything goes. What started as small vintage metalworking exhibition 18 years ago has evolved into an all-for-one mashup of subcultures.

Held annually in Lithgow, NSW every April, Ironfest is where historic reenactors rub shoulders with blacksmiths, steampunks, cosplayers, machine enthusiasts, musicians and artists from around the world.

HuffPost Australia was there last weekend with their camera and this is what we saw.