UK GAMES EXPO LIST OF CONVENTIONS

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.

 

September 2019

Concrete Cow 14th September

Roleplaying Convention, Milton Keynes

https://www.facebook.com/events/834615253559106/

Raiders of the Game Cupboard Day XLVIII 28th September

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

Regular gathering mainly aimed at open gaming, mostly board and card games but open to other genres.

www.raidersofthegamecupboard.co.uk


October 2019

DragonDaze 5th October

Newport Centre, 1 Kingsway, Newport, NP20 1UH, running 10am-5pm.

One day games convention

See http://www.dragondaze.com for more details.

Furnace 12th-13th October

Garrison Hotel, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB. See http://furnace.org.uk for more details.

OddconUK XII 11th-13th October

Park Inn, Forge Gate, Telford TF3 4NA.

Board Games and other tabletop games.

See https://www.oddconuk.org.uk for more details.

Essen Spiel 24th to 27th October

Essen, Germany. The largest board games event in the world.

More details...

Unthirl your Banner 25th to 27th October

Thirlmere Recreation Hall, near Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TW

A small convention at Thirlmere in Cumbria centred on playing board wargames and multiplayer games. 

More details...

JenCon 26–27 October

The Garrison Hotel, Sheffield

Two day Pathfinder RPG event

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1214372828580671/


November 2019

Midcon 8th to 10th November

Hallmark Hotel, Derby.

Boardgame open gaming.
Details are on http://www.fbgames.co.uk/Midcon/default.htm

Cork RPG Con 8th to 10th November.

RPG Convention in Cork Ireland

Our website is: https://corkrpgcon.com/

3XP 15th to 17th November

The Brooklands Centre, The Brook, Sutton, Ely, Cambs CB6 2QQ.

Pathfinder Society Events

Find out More...

Glasgow Games Festival 16th November

One day board game show.

https://www.facebook.com/glasgowgamesfestival

Warfare 16th to 17th November

Reading

Wargames show with a large Trade Hall, Bring and buy. There will be a number of demonstration and participation games, as well as a large range of competitions.

More info...

Gridcon 29th November - 1st December

Run by GamingRules! Open Gaming and playtesting.

https://gridcon.co.uk/gridcon-1/

Dragonmeet 30th November

London

ONe of the UK largest one day games shows. Boardgames and RPGs.

https://www.dragonmeet.co.uk/


December 2019

Wargamer 1st December

KING EDWARDS SHELDON HEATH ACADEMY, Sheldon Heath Rd, Birmingham B26 2RZ

Wargames show

More details...

London Toy Soldier Show 7th December

Wargames and Toy Soldier show.

http://thetoysoldiershow.moonfruit.com/


2020

January 2020

Stabcon 2020 3rd to 5th January

Britannia Hotel, Stockport, SK2 6AG.

Tabletop games events and RPG.

For more details: bookings@stabcon.org.uk.

Raiders of the Game Cupboard Day XLIX 4th January

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

Regular gathering mainly aimed at open gaming, mostly board and card games but open to other genres.

www.raidersofthegamecupboard.co.uk

 

ConTingency 22nd-26th January 

Searles Leisure Resort, South Beach, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BB. 

RPGs, LARPS, card games.

See http://www.con-tingency.uk/ 

Crusade 26th January

Penarth, Wales includes Welsh DBA Open

 


February 2020

Revelation 22nd to 23rd February

Garrison Hotel, Hillsborough Barracks, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB.

Space for 80 gamers to come and play 'Powered by the Apocalypse' roleplaying games.

See http://revelationgames.org.uk/ 

Dudley Bug Ball 22nd to 23rd February,

 Station Hotel, Castle Hill, Dudley, DY1 4RA. 

http://www.dudleybugball.org.uk/



March 2020

West Midlands Milliatary Show March 10th ,

Wolverhampton West Midlands Military Show

Airecon 13-15th March

An Analog gaming Festival - board games, roleplaying games and a large open gaming space.

https://www.airecon.co.uk/

Concrete Cow 20 14th March

The Old Bath House, 205 Stratford Road, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5RL,

Roleplaying convention

See https://www.mk-rpg.org.uk/Concrete_Cow for details.

Raiders of the Game Cupboard Day L 24th March

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

Regular gathering mainly aimed at open gaming, mostly board and card games but open to other genres.

www.raidersofthegamecupboard.co.uk

 


April 2020

Conpulsion 3rd to 5th April 2020

Scotland's oldest games convention run by GEAS the roleplaying society of the University of Edinburgh.

Roleplaying and Board Games.

http://conpulsion.org/

Salute Dates TBC

The largest one day wargames show in the UK

Excel Centre London

Find out more...

 


May 2020

Partizan 17th May

Long running One Day Wargames Show.

Newark Showground.

Find out more...

UK Games Expo 29th to 31st May

NEC and Hilton Hotel, Birmingham.

The UK's largest and the world's 3rd tabletop games show with wargames, roleplaying games and board games and a huge trade hall.

https://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/


June 2020

Glasgow Games Gathering

Miniatures games, board games and card games

Bellhouston Leisure Centre

Find out more...

 

Raiders of the Game Cupboard Day LI 27th June

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

Regular gathering mainly aimed at open gaming, mostly board and card games but open to other genres.

www.raidersofthegamecupboard.co.uk

 


July2020

Field of Games 30th July to 3rd August

Silverstone Farm Campsite New Rookery Farm,
Little London,
Silverstone,
Northants
NN12 8UP
https://fieldofgames.co.uk

August 2020

Tabletop Scotland TBC ?22 - 23rd August?

The Largest multigenre games event in Scotland.

https://tabletopscotland.co.uk/

PaizoCon UK 2020 21–23 August

Pathfinder Society UK's annual event

Bournville, Birmingham.

Find out more...

 


September 2020

Raiders of the Game Cupboard Day LII 26th Sep

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

Regular gathering mainly aimed at open gaming, mostly board and card games but open to other genres.

www.raidersofthegamecupboard.co.uk

 

 

 


Other Calendars:

Newark Irregulars (Wargames)

Phil Masters RPG List (Roleplaying)

BHGS Calendar (Wargames)

Paizocon UK (Roleplaying)