UK Games Expo Ltd

UK Games Expo

31 May - 2 June 2019
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Everything About Games!

A three-day gaming extravaganza open to anyone of any age wanting to play, learn to play, buy, experience or know more about table top games. The Expo aims to be fun, welcoming and accessible to both the first-time gamer as well as the experienced hobbyist.

Join in the world’s 3rd largest games convention and find out more about board games, role playing games, card games, war games, miniature games and more.

Take part in competitions, tournaments, demonstrations, shows and discussions. Visit our dedicated family zone where kids learn to play games with their families and friends. NEC halls 1 and 2 are chock full of traders and game demos so why not try or buy the latest games, expansions and gaming paraphernalia? Help playtest brand new games in development or try one of the many new releases. Experience life at the Viking village or come along dressed up as your favourite character.

As a day out or a whole weekend, the Games Expo has something for you.

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