UK GAMES EXPO LIST OF GAMES CLUBS
UK Games Clubs
UKGE wants to know about Hobby Games, Wargames, Board Game, Card Game and Roleplaying clubs and meetups in the UK.
Please submit your club details via our submissions page
Please note we will not now add any more clubs on until after UK Games Expo. We hope to organise a nicely formatted page over the summer of 2017.
Organised alphabetically by location. We are looking at a search function, index and a map to replace this page soon.
Abingdon wargames club - every Friday night from 6.30pm until 10.pm and every third Sunday of the month from 10am until 5pm- Abingdon
Located in the Neave room(upper floor) of Abingdon conservative club. Entrance via free car park at the rear and up the stairs. Conduit road, Abingdon. The club plays all sorts of hobby games including table top wargames, historical, fantasy, sci-fi. Board games, card games. Just about anything people want to try.
Ashford Board Games Club- Every Sunday 7 to 11 - Ashford
Every Sunday evening from 7pm to 11pm at The Rose Inn, Faversham Road, Ashford TN24 9AJ
October Wargames Association - Birmingham
Historical and Scifi Wargaming, Roleplaying Games, Board Games
The Club meets weekly, every Tuesday evening (except for two weeks at the end of December) at Ladywood Social Club, Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham B16 8SY between 6:00pm and 11:00pm.
Afternoon Play 1st Sunday of the Month Birmingham
Board Games Café - 4th Monday of the month Birmingham
BCRP - Birmingham Central Roleplayers - Every Thursday - Birmingham
Roeplaying games. Ladywood Social Club, Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham, B16 8SY
Dragoon's Den - Every Friday evening and 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month Birmingham
Game On - Broad Street - Monthly on a Saturday Birmingham
Game On - Gunmakers Arms - Every Second Tuesday Evening - 6pm - 11pm Birmingham
Jewellery Quarter Games Event - Every 2 months. Sunday Afternoon from 12.30pm - Birmingham
Eastside Games event - 2nd Monday of the month Back bar of the Woodman Pub from 7.00pm Birmingham
Bournemouth & Poole Board Games community forum Bournemouth
Bournemouth Board Games Guild every Monday evening 6:30-11pm Bournemouthhttps://boardgamegeek.com/guild/1354
The Brunswick Hotel, 199 Malmesbury Park Road, Bournemouth BH8 8PX. Seating is always reserved in the pub bar . While this is a connoisseurs night, the type of games varies considerably meaning all are welcome! Private function room is also available on request although regulars are comfortable gaming in the main bar area. Street parking in residential area.
BH D6 Board Games
Bournemouth Life Centre every Wednesday Bournemouth
713 Wimbourne Road, Moordown, Bournemouth BH9 2AU Cafeteria reserved for board games meetings . This is a "pop-up" board games café style event with games, drinks & hot food being served between 6:30-10:30 every week (except closed in August). Mixed group of beginners, intermediate and expert level board gamers teaching brand new and classic titles. The Life Centre car park entrance is on Brassey Road.
Bromsgrove Board Games - Wednesdays Bromsgrove
WhitsTableTop -every Tuesday, and every other weekend- Canterbury
Meet and play modern board games up to seven times a month in the Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable region of Kent. We also host to the annual East Kent board game convention - 'Canterbury Conquest’."
Proud Lion Gaming Every other Thursday: 6:30pm to 11pm, Wednesdays: 6:30pm to 9pm (RPG night) Saturdays: 10:30am - 5pm Second Saturday: 6pm - 9pm - Cheltenham
We run a wide range of games, including tabletop board games, role-playing, LCGs, and flight path games, both in casual and tournament play. Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fire & Dice - Mondays -Coventry
Bournemouth Bersekers -every Friday evening from 8 to 10pm - Christchurch
FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1573404346240926/
Website at http://www.bbrpg.co.uk/
Runs mostly traditional role playing games from all genres. Meets at Hall on the Hill 7 Marlow Dr, Christchurch BH23 2RR
Croydon Board Gamers -every Wednesday from 6pm -Croydon.
RSVP is required via the Meetup site. We have around 300 members and room for 25 gamers every week, who mostly play modern tabletop board games. The games played vary from hardcore strategic to light social games with the odd RPG session run. Meet at in the Skylark pub.
Cullompton Board Games Group
Epsom Games Club – Meet every Thursday evening and the third Saturday of the month-Epsom
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/guild/929 – our Boardgamegeek Guild page
Our Thursday sessions run from 19:00-23:00 in the River Club in Epsom and our Saturday sessions from 10:00-18:00 in St Mary’s Church Hall in Ewell.
The Abbeywood Irregulars - first Saturday of each month (09:30 till late) - Frome
The Irregulars started life some 15 years ago as a loose collection of Civil Servants playing in Bristol, but are now a mixed bag of wargamers who meet monthly for larger games (typically up to 16 players) and to put on games at wargames shows. We play a range of periods from Ancients (15mm DBM), SAGA (28mm), through ECW (15mm), AWI (28mm) and Napoleonics (15mm) to ACW (28mm), 19th Century (15mm Zulus, 28mm Boxers), WW2 (15mm & 28mm) and Modern (20mm) conflicts. There is also opportunity for Warhammer 40K supported by pupils from a local college. The Bennett Centre St. John's Church Hall Vicarage Street Frome Somerset
Contact: Pete Connew (email@example.com)
The Frome Board Game Club.sites.google.com/site/wassailgamesclub/
Details/time are all listed on the front page.
The Gravesend Gamers Guild - Every Wednesday from 6:30pm - Gravesend
Halesowen Boardgamers - Wednesday Evenings Halesowen
Hemel Hempstead Games Club- every Tuesday from 7:30pm to 11:30pm - Hemel Hempstead
Located at the Grove Hill Community Centre in Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Play board games and run Magic tournaments. MtG tends to start around 7.45pm and board games around 8pm. Membership costs £2.50 a week but your first week is free.
White fox game group Hereford
Hereford Magic circle -Hereford
The Hertford & Ware Wargamer meet (roughly) fortnightly Sundays, 13.00-17.30 + four Sundays a year 09.00-17.30 Hertford
We're a friendly bunch who cater to a lot of varying games systems and welcome new members. Currently popular systems are Kings of War, Dead Man's Hand, Flames of War, Dropzone Commander, Saga, and lots of board games!
The Noble Order of Huddersfield Board Gamers Meeting every second Thursday from 7:30pm to 10:30pm at IQ games in Huddersfield
Entry is free and we have access to IQ games’ 300+ strong board gaming library.
We are always welcoming to new members, and you don't have to know any rules or have previously played any of our games in order to join in.
Huntingdon and District Wargames Society -HDWS meets every Thursday, from 7pm to 11pm- Huntingdon
HDWS exists to provide an organization for wargaming and associated interests in the Huntingdon area of Cambridgeshire.
We play games with model soldiers. Games cover a wide variety of periods, from the distant past to the far future, using figures and board games.
The Montagu Club 14 Hartford Road Huntingdon Cambridgeshire PE29 3QD
Isleworth Boardgamers -Wednesdays from 7:00pm- Iselworth
Upstairs at The London Apprentice, Isleworth. Play anything and everything; fillers, light to heavy Euros, Ameritrash, party games
Ipswich Board Gamers. Monday, 7:30 at Cult Cafe, Ipswich
Lincoln Boardgames Tuesdays from 7:30pm Lincoln
Function Room, The Victoria Pub, Union Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3BJ : The function room is only accessible via a flight of stairs, so unfortunately this may not be accessible to all.
London Gamers -every Monday 6.30pm - 10.30pm - London
HATE Club- every Wednesday evening (6pm-11pm) and many Saturdays- London
The Hackney Area Tabletop Enthusiasts meet at the Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, 42 Pollard Row, London E2 6NB every Wednesday evening (6pm-11pm) and many Saturdays daytime for wargaming, roleplaying and board games.
Swiggers - Every Wednesday evening from 6 pm - London
Meet in the upstairs room of the Shipwrights Arms, 88 Tooley Street, London SE1 (2 mins walk from London Bridge stations). Board games, particularly Eurogames.
Dragons on the Hill Roleplaying Club -6pm to 11pm every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday- London
One of the UK's longest running RPG clubs. We meet downstairs at The Yard, 140 Tabernacle St, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4SD, near Old Street tube.
There are several different games running each night, playing a wide variety of tabletop RPGs. Ages 18+. There are no membership charges but you are expected to buy drink and/or food from our host venue.
Please post to https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/dragonsonthehill if you wish to join a game or start one up.
The Games Club- Wednesday (5:30pm – 11:00pm) & Friday (5:30pm – 11:00pm) London
The Games Club is the original home for playing trading card games in London, including Magic: The Gathering, with multiple tournaments held every week. Escape Sports Bar & Restaurant, Lidlington Place, LONDON, NW1 2JU
Board Silly - Thursdays Leamington
The Games Den - Tuesday Leamington
New Port Pagnell Board Games Club-Every Thursday - 19:00 until 11:00 New Port Pagnell
We meet every Thursday evening at the British Legion in Newport Pagnell, from 7PM onwards. Usually there will be 10-20 people playing a wide variety of board games, ranging from the short and simple, to strategic games that take a deal of thought and the whole evening. New visitors are most welcome – read about the club and leave a reply on the Noticeboard if you would like to come along.
Gambling Lambs - Thursdays Nottingham
Boardgames - Wednesday Nuneaton
Newport gaming group Newport
Thirsty Meeples Cafe - Every Tues from 6pm - midnight Oxford
We encourage anyone who has an interest in tabletop gaming to come down and get involved, be it alone or with friends. We’ll make the introductions and whether you are a experienced strategy gamer or just getting into the hobby you’ll be welcome.
Details at www.thirstymeeples.co.uk or look for the Brotherhood of Open Gamers on Facebook. Any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Pershore Gaming Group - 1st Wednesday of the month Pershore
The Reading Boardgames Social every Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tuesdays 6pm at The Castle Tap pub
120 Castle Street
Reading, RG1 7RJ
Wednesdays 6pm at The Abbot Cook
153 London Road
Reading, RG1 5DE
We don't have a real focus on any type of game so any game is welcome. We generally have about 10-20 people at each event.
Redditch Wargaming Society
The Club meets every Tuesday. 6:45pm – 10.00pm at the Windmill Community Centre in Redditch.
Tabletop wargaming club that meets weekly.
Richmond & Kew Boardgamers-Mondays from 7:30pm-Richmond
Meet Mondays from 7:30pm upstairs at The Triple Crown, Richmond
Have a game of the month; a medium/heavy Euro, plus lighter fare too
Ross on wye board gamer Ross on Wye
Play More Games Every Monday night. - Shirley
Art House on Board- st Tuesday of each month, 6:30-10:30pm-Southampton
Game On - Wylde Green - Every First and Third Tuesday Evening - 6pm - 11pm Sutton Coldfield
Board Game Bash - Meet every Sunday Stafford
Tamworth Games club -Wednesday- Tamworth
We've been running for years and there's always some board gaming going on.
Telford Boardgamers - Thursdays - Telford
Wadhurst Wargamers & Roleplayers - Wadhurst
Our website is : http://groupspaces.com/WadhurstRoleplayers/
W.A.R.P. (Wallsend Adventure Role Players)-Every Sunday, noon until 6pm- Wallsend
Walkerville Community Centre, 6 Pinewood Close, Walkerville, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE6 4SZ In the 30 years the club has been running we have played a variety of board, war and role-playing games covering a wide range of genres. We typically have 4-6 different games being run each week and existing, new or returning/lapsed gamers are all welcome. For more information, or to contact us, please visit our website.
Unamed Group: The group meets every other Wednesday to meet and play games Walsall
Fenland Gamers - Monthly (every second Wednesday); Weekly (every Friday) -Wisbech
Fenland Gamers is a Wisbech-based group for people who enjoy playing board games. We are a friendly group who enjoy playing board games for a fun, social experience rather than competitively, although of course we all like to win the occasional game.
Board Game Nights -2nd & 4th Friday of the month - Wolverhampton
PlayTime! Wolverhampton & Bridgenorth - Monthly - Wolverhampton
Worcester Board Gamers
Beyond Monopoly! -1st & 3rd Saturday- 10am-9pm, 2nd and 4th Friday 5pm-9pm- York
Beyond Monopoly is one of York's largest and friendliest gaming clubs, with regular meetings of 30-50 people. We meet in the Bar Convent, just a 3 minutes away from the train station. We have a vast array of Euros, American games, social games, and with over 300 games in our collection there's bound to be something for every gamer (however, we don't play CCGs or Wargames). People of all ages welcome, although we do ask that children under 16 are supervised. First visit is free!
Renfrewshire and Inverclyde Games Society (RIGS) meet the first and third Thursday of every month at 8pm
60 Main St, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire PA11 3AB
Venue is the upstairs cafe bar at
Amaretto Ristorante & Bar
Open Roleplaying Community - usually Saturday Afternoons Dates vary so see site- Edinburgh
Edinburgh Gaming Guild (EGG).
The Edinburgh Gamers Guild (EGG) is a place on Board Game Geek (BGG) which Edinburgh based board games players can use to arrange games, discuss games and generally interact with like-minded gamers. The EGG does not have a ‘management team’ as such so it thrives on individuals making contributions and taking an active role. Members are encouraged to use the forums for arranging games, making suggestions, passing on news (relevant to Edinburgh gaming) and general chat of interest to fellow members.
GEAS - Edingburgh
· GEAS (Grand Edinburgh Adventuring Society) is the Edinburgh University RPG club. They run Conpulsion every year, a large gaming convention.
Watt Gamers - Edinburgh
Heriot-Watt University’s gaming club.
SESWC- every Thursday, from 7.00 pm until 11.00 pm -Edinburgh
Wargames and Board Games. The Royal Navy & Royal Marine Association at 1 Broughton Road, Edinburgh.
Edinburgh League of Gamers -Wednesdays 6 -11- Edinburgh
Wargames, collectible cards, board games. They meet on at 11 Hillside Crescent and play 6-11pm.
FAQ - every Tuesday 6pm till late - Edinburgh
The Edinburgh University Board games club. Also open to non-students. They meet at Southsider Pub, West Richmond Street, EH8 9EF.
Groupless Gamers - every Wednesday & Thursday, from 6pm – 10pm. - Edinburgh
They play at the Edinburgh Games Hub, Lauriston Place, EH3 9JB.
Friday Pub Gaming.
Informal end of week pub gathering focused on lighter, social gaming. Droothy Neebors, 1 West Preston Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9PX
Edinburgh Cosplay Club - Edinburgh
Not strictly gaming but definitely part of the Edinburgh Gaming scene!
Falkirk RPGers – Falkirk
West Calder Wargamers Wednesdays: 19:45 till 23:00 West Calder
Wargames. 10 West End, West Calder, EH55 8EN.
Snowdonia Dragons - every Thursday 6.00-10.00pm - Bangor
Board games, from heavy Euros, to Ameritrash games. Pontio, Bangor University
Snowdonia Dragons - every Monday 6.30-10.30pm - Conwy
Board games, from heavy Euros, to Ameritrash games. Conwy Golf Club, Morfa, Conwy, LL32 8ER