What's On at UKGE 2019

With so much to do use this page to explore UKGE 2019

Bring and Buy

Bring and Buy

The world's largest hobby games bring and buy. Sell your old games or pick up a bargin to take home. All profit goes to our chosen charities

Family Zone

Family Zone

This zone has games specifically selected for families to play together. Sit down and the staff here will help you chose something suitable and then show you how to play it.

Live Events

Live Events

With comedy shows, musical pirates, live recreations of TV shows there is bound to be something here to and variety to your day.

Open Gaming

Open Gaming

Take a seat and either play crack open your new game to play, or borrow something from the board game libary.



Come and listen to some of the big names on You Tube or learn what exciting releases are in store from some of the biggest publishers


Role Playing Games

Hundreds of rpg's to play for the beginner and the veteren.


100's of Exhibitors

NEC Halls 1 and 2 have a huge variety of publishers and retailers selling every type of game. Many publishers have large demonstration areas where you can try their games for free, no obligation to buy.

Don't forget to buy your entry passes here


Visit the Vikings

Go and see the viking village. Mock comabt, children's events and the chance to explore the viking way of life

Show App

Download the App

The App-tastic way around Expo: Download the UKGE App now!


Vote on the Awards

Check out the awards shortlist. Demo the games and then vote using the show app on the best.

Kids RPGs

Kids become heroes

Free to play Roleplaying Games for children ages five to twelve. No rules knowledge needed.


Get dressed up!

Uk Games Expo cosplayers bring to life characters from films, tv and anime!

Hall Plans

How to get from A to B

Find your way around the Expo halls and rooms with our maps.

Publisher Designer

I have this idea for a game!

Fancy designing a game? Trying to find out how to get it published? Want tips on merketing and distribution. Check out the Publisher Designer Track.

New Games

Got anything new to show me?

New to Buy, New to Play, New to Back, New to Try: read all about the new games.

Pack and Post

Post your games home from UKGE

Don't fancy carrying all those new games home. This new service allows you to post your games home from UKGE.

Shop and Drop

Shop and Drop and Shop some more!

With the Shop and Drop service you can leave your games in a secure place, carry on gaming and shopping and go back at the end of the day to pick them up.


Try tomorrow's games today

In the playtest zone you can try games in development, give feedback and maybe help mould the games that will be on sale in the future.

Boardgame Tournaments

Board Game Tournaments

Feeling a bit competitive? Why not enter a board game tournament and show your skills. In some events you may even win a trip to world finals.

Card Game Tournaments

Card Game Tournaments

Do the cards favour you today? Enter one of the huge card game tournaments we host.

Minis Tournamnet

Miniatures Tournaments

Are you a strategic genius? Prove it in our miniatures tournaments.

Face Painting

Face Painting

Slap on some makeup and brighten up the show with our facepainters.