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UK Games Conventions

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.

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November 2019

  • Midcon
    8th to 10th November
    Board Games convention
    Hallmark Hotel, Derby.
  • Cork RPG Con
    8th to 10th November.
    RPG Convention in Cork Ireland
  • 3XP
    15th to 17th November
    Pathfinder Society RPG Events
    The Brooklands Centre, The Brook, Sutton, Ely, Cambs CB6 2QQ.
  • Glasgow Games Festival
    16th November
    One day board game show.
    Glasgow Concert Hall
  • Warfare
    16th to 17th November
    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.
    Reading Rivermead Leisure Centre.
  • Gridcon
    29th November - 1st December
    Run by GamingRules! Open Gaming and playtesting.
    Tiverton Best Western Hotel.
  • Dragonmeet
    30th November
    One of the UK largest one day games shows. Boardgames and RPGs.
    London

December 2019

  • Wargamer
    1st December
    Miniatures Wargames
    King Edwards Sheldon Heath Academy, Sheldon Heath Rd, Birmingham B26 2RZ
  • London Toy Soldier Show
    7th December
    Wargames and Toy Soldier show
    Haverstock School, 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London NW3 2BQ

January 2020

  • Stabcon 2020
    3rd to 5th January
    Tabletop games events and RPG.
    Britannia Hotel, Stockport, SK2 6AG.
  • Raiders of the Game Cupboard Day XLIX
    4th January
    Regular gathering mainly aimed at open gaming, mostly board and card games but open to other genres.
    Waterside Community Centre, Heath Road, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. DE15 9LF
  • Role Play Games Day #1
    12th January
    Day of roleplaying games.
    Manascrew, Sheep Street, Northampton, NN1 2LZ
  • Handycon Winter
    17th to 19th January.
    Board games event with a heavy open gaming focus.
    Holiday Inn Maidenhead, Manor Lane, Berkshire, Maidenhead, SL6 2RA
  • ConTingency
    22nd-26th January 
    RPGs, LARPS, card games.
    Searles Leisure Resort, South Beach, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BB.
  • Bastion
    23rd to 26th January
    Board games, miniatures, CCGs and RPGs.
    YHA Conwy, Conwy, North Wales, LL32 8AJ
  • Crusade
    26th January
    Wargames includes Welsh DBA Open
    Penarth, Wales

February 2020

  • Buzzardcon
    8th February
    A new one-day board gaming convention
    Linslade Community Hall, Waterloo Road, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 2NR
  • RobinCon
    16th February
    Multigenre Games event
    Nottingham Tennis Centre
  • Sorcon
    21st to 23rd February
    Boardgames event
    Basildon,SS14 3DG
  • Revelation
    22nd to 23rd February
    Space for 80 gamers to come and play 'Powered by the Apocalypse' roleplaying games.
    Garrison Hotel, Hillsborough Barracks, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB.
  • Dudley Bug Ball
    22nd to 23rd February
    Roleplaying and boardgames
    Station Hotel, Castle Hill, Dudley, DY1 4RA.
     

March 2020

  • ConClave
    7th to 8th March
    Pathfinder RPGs
    Skylark Hotel, Aviation Way, Southend-on-Sea Essex SS2 6UN
  • West Midlands Military Show
    March 10th 
    Long running wargames show
    Aldersley Leisure Village, Wolverhampton
  • Airecon
    13-15th March
    An Analog gaming Festival - board games, roleplaying games and a large open gaming space
    Harrogate Convention Centre.
  • Concrete Cow 20
    14th March
    Roleplaying convention
    The Old Bath House, 205 Stratford Road, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5RL
  • Raiders of the Game Cupboard Day L
    24th March
    Regular gathering mainly aimed at open gaming, mostly board and card games but open to other genres.
    Waterside Community Centre, Heath Road, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. DE15 9LF
  • Normcon
    27th to 29th March
    Multigenre games event
    Poole,BH17 7AF
  • Stabcon South
    27th to 29th March
    Boardgames.
    Southampton, SO16 3RB

April 2020

  • Conpulsion
    3rd to 5th April
    Roleplaying and Board Games. Scotland's oldest games convention
    University of Edinburgh
  • 7 Hills
    4th to 5th April
    RPGs (Sci-Fi)
    Sheffield,S6 2GB
  • Salute
    Dates TBC
    The largest one day wargames show in the UK
    Excel Centre London
  • Baycon
    15th to 19th April 2020
    Long standing 5 day long boards games convention
    Exeter Court Hotel, Kennford, EX6 7UX.

May 2020

  • Partizan
    17th May
    Long running One Day Wargames Show
    Newark Showground.
  • UK Games Expo
    29th to 31st May
    The UK's largest and the world's 3rd tabletop games show with wargames, roleplaying games and board games and a huge trade hall.
    NEC and Hilton Hotel, Birmingham

June 2020

  • Raiders of the Game Cupboard Day LI
    27th June
    Regular gathering mainly aimed at open gaming, mostly board and card games but open to other genres.
    Waterside Community Centre, Heath Road, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. DE15 9L
  • Manorcon
    15th to 17th June
    Boardgame convention running since 1983.
    Stamford Court, University of Leicester, LE2 2LH.
  • Glasgow Games Gathering
    29th June
    Miniatures games, board games and card games.
    Bellhouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow.

July 2020

  • Field of Games
    31st July to 3rd August
    Outdoors tabletop gaming event
    Silverstone Farm Campsite New Rookery Farm, Little London, Silverstone, Northants, NN12 8UP

August 2020

September 2020

  • Raiders of the Game Cupboard Day LII
    26th Sep
    Regular gathering mainly aimed at open gaming, mostly board and card games but open to other genres.
    Waterside Community Centre, Heath Road, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. DE15 9LF

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