Friday 21 - Sunday 23 Aug 2020
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First Timer's Guide

UK Games Expo is sponsored by


Publisher of board games, card games and role-playing games.

The First Timer's Guide is packed full of ideas to help you make the most of your time at the UK Games Expo.

Visiting a large convention can be a bit overwhelming when there is so much to see and do.

Don’t forget to visit the First Timer’s Guide sponsor, HeidelBÄR Games who are also first timers at Expo! You can find them on Stand 2-536.

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Explore the Trade Halls

With 450 exhibitors from around 35 countries, there is lots to see and try and maybe buy…

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Enter a tournament

UK Games Expo hosts tournaments in cardgames, boardgames and wargames so why not enter one?


Why not take in a show?

Take a break by catching one of our live entertainment shows, which blend comedy, audience participation, and gaming.

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Have a snack

There are plenty of options for getting you fed and watered all around UK Games Expo.

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Bring the whole family

There is plenty for a family to enjoy together.

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Get dressed up

Have your picture taken with our cosplayers or maybe have a go yourself.


Help comes in a blue shirt

If you need help, our army of volunteers are here for you.


Play some games

You can demo games on many stands or else find tables in Open gaming to just get playing.