UK Games Conventions (and a few others)

UKGE wants to know about Hobby Games, Wargames, Board Game, Card Game and Roleplaying conventions and shows in the UK (and Ireland) in the next 12 months. We are looking for events where the main thrust is tabletop gaming. Please email Richard with details of your convention.

August 2018

HandyCon 4

an open gaming focused convention in Maidenhead, UK is running on 10th – 12th August 2018. Find out more at

September 2018

Tabletop Scotland 1st and 2nd September

At the heart of gaming in Scotland.
A 2 day convention on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of September 2018 in Perth celebrating board games, card games and roleplaying games.


Hereward Wargames Show Sunday 2nd September 2018, 10am - 4pm

Now in it's third successful year and featuring a wide range of traders, demo and participation games as well as tournaments, covering a wide range of different games. The Cresset,Bretton Centre, Peterborough, PE3 8DX

Spring Harvest Holidays Board Games Week TBC

A week-long holiday in western France with over 30 gamers! A Christian site, open to all. 


Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar School, Hurst Road, Sidcup, DA15 9AG.

The show for Wargames – Model Soldiers & Military Modelling - all under one roof.  Napoleonic War Special ! Featuring an exhibition of weapons, equipment and uniform of both sides in the conflict.
Trade Stands – with Model Soldiers, Wargame Figures, terrain and accessories, Paintings and artwork, and Books. Demonstration Wargames – Cafeteria – Free Parking. 

Raiders of the Game Cupboard TBC

Waterside Community Centre, Heath Road, Burton upon Trent Staffordshire. DE15 9LF

Open gaming event with boardgames mostly but have space for CCG, miniatures, wargaming , Roleplaying. Some playtesting of games.


Gnomecon 21st to 23rd September

Holiday Inn Bolton

​Everyone is invited to the GNOME's North West biggest gaming event.
Come and join us and 100s of other gamers party for three days at the Holiday Inn Bolton Centre playing games and raising money for charity.


October 2018

Stabcon South TBC

Stabcon South is a board games and general gaming weekend, held twice a year in spring and autumn at the Jury’s Inn Hotel Southampton. 

November 2018

Midcon November 2-4

Hallmark Hotel, Derby.
Details are on


December 2018


TBC December, London
9am–midnight, Novotel, London

January 2019


An open gaming focused convention in Maidenhead, UK is running on 18th -20th January 2019.
Find out more at