Friday 2 - Sunday 4 Jun 2023
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First Timer's Guide

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Is this your first visit to UK Games Expo?

Not sure what you will find? This page gives you a taste but don't forget to pick up your First Timers Guide on arrival as well as the programme.

The First Timer's Guide

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.

Pick up a copy of the first timers guide to help guide you around your first visit.

Meet our First Timer's Guide Sponsors

The First Timer's Guide is sponsored by Magpie Games.

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Explore the Trade Halls

With 300+ exhibitors providing everything from the world of games our trade hall is always a colurful place to explore.

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Enter a tournament

UK Games Expo hosts tournaments in cardgames, boardgames and wargames.


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.