WARGAMES SHOWS 2017 CALENDAR (mostly UK, but includes Crisis, Belgium, and Historicon, USA)

We endeavour to provide the best information we can find on event dates and venues, but we cannot be responsible for cancellations, changes or errors.
Wherever possible, we provide a link to the show web site and/or the organiser's web site, and we advise you to check there for details.

If you are putting on a show that we don't know about yet, Contact Us and we will add you to the list; we would like to start listing non-UK shows too. If there are any mistakes in a listing, please let us know and we will change it.

Where dates for 2017 are not yet known we have retained the 2016 date for now; these are shown with the addition of " in 2016* ".
Since we started this page, we are seeing an ever-increasing number of visits, so please help us to help you get information out to the wargaming community;  Contact Us as soon as you can if we are still showing your show as 2016 and you have 2017 dates for your show.

 2017

 SHOW

 ORGANISERS

 LOCATION

 January
 Sat 28th  Crusade  Penarth & District Wargames Society  St Cyres School, Sully Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 2XP. Open 10am, adults £4, free parking
 Sat 28th - Sun 29th Warlord Games HQ Grand Opening Warlord Games Howitt Bldg, Lenton Business Ctr, Lenton Blvd, Nottingham, NG7 2BY.  Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4. 20% discount store-wide, demo games, book signings, new product demos.
 February
 Sun 5th  Vapnartak  York Wargames Society  Knavesmire Stand, York Racecourse, York. 10am - 5pm, adults £5, tabletop sale.
 Sat 4th - Sun 5th  PAW  Plymouth Association of Wargamers  The Kitto Centre, Honicknowle Lane, Plymouth PL5 3NG. Opens 10am, entry £4, bring & Buy
  Sat 11thTabletopbattle Warlord Games 1st annual Warlords Bolt Action tournament - Marcus Garvey Ballroom, Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham. NG7
 Sun 12th Red On Blue In Nottingham (ROBIN)
 Facebook Page
 Wargames Events Nottingham Tennis Centre, University Blvd, Nottingham, NG7 2QH.  10am - 4pm.
 Sat 18th  Beachhead 2016  Entoyment Wargaming  Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
 Sat 20th in 2016*  Scottish Battlefields Wargames Show
 Scottish Battlefields Trust
 Facebook page
 The Prestoungrange Gothenburg, 227 High Street, Prestonpans, East Lothian EH32 9BE
 Sat 25th     On Track Military Model Show  The Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DZ.  10am - 5pm, entrance £5
 Sun 26th  Cavalier  Tunbridge Wells Wargames Society   The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1SF. 10am - 4pm, entrance £5.
 March
 Sat 4th  Hammerhead  Kallistra Ltd , The Forest Outlaws Wargamers Club and GCN  Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Newark-on-Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY
 Sun 5th  Overlord  Abingdon Wargames Club Fitzharrys School
Northcoat Rd
Abingdon OX14 1NP
 Sat 11th   Albanich  Dumfries Wargamers and
Solway Crafts and Miniatures
 Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries, opens 10am
 Sun 12th  WMMS  Alumwell Wargames Society  Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Rd, Wolverhampton, WV6 9NW. 10am - 4pm, free parking, bring & buy, adults £3
  Sun 12th Open Day Devizes & District Wargames Group

Scout Hall, Southbroom Rd, Devizes, SN10, 5AD. 1- 6pm, details on website

 Sun 19th Skirmish
Zulu Wars special
 Redcoat Models and SRP Toy Fairs Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar School, Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AG. 9am - 2.30pm, free parking, bring & buy, adults £4
  Sun 19th Figureworld 2017  Sir Stanley Matthews Academy, Beaconsfield Dr, Blurton, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 3JD
 

 Triples - Please Note: SWS have announced that Triples has been cancelled for 2017. As far as we know at this point, this is permanent.

 Sheffield Wargames Society  English Institute of Sport, Coleridge Rd, Sheffield,
 South Yorks, S9 5DA
 Fri 24th - Sun 26th Reiver Festival  English Civil War Society Hawick
 April
 Sat 1st Teeside Wargames Convention (Tees Con)
 NOTE NEW VENUE
 Waugh Games Eston Sports Academy, Middlesborough
 NOTE NEW VENUE
 Sun 2nd  Cannon 2017  Retford Wargames Group  Retford Town Hall, Notts, DN22 6DB. 10am - 4pm, entry £3
  Sat 8th Tabletop Sale Hitchin Wargames Club The Scout Hut, Old Hale Way, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1XL.  10am onwards
 Sat 22nd  Salute  South London Warlords  ExCel Exhibition Centre, London
 Sat 29th / Sun 30th Scottish National Scale Model Show Live Active Dewars Centre Glover Street, Perth, PH2 0TH. Open 10am - 5pm Sat,10am - 4pm Sun.
 May
 Sat 7th  Carronade  Falkirk District Wargames Club  Graeme High School, Callendar Rd, Falkirk, FK1 1SY

 Battlegroup North - Please Note: The organisers have announced that Battlegroup North has been cancelled in 2016, and for the foreseeable future.

 Yorkshire Air Museum  Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, YO41 4AU
 Sat 6th - Sun 7th  Campaign
 Milton Keynes Wargames Society  Middleton Hall (next to John Lewis),
Milton Keynes Shopping Centre, Bucks, MK9 3EP
 Sat 13th Legionary Exmouth Wargames Society Matford Centre, Exeter, Devon. Admission £4
 Sun 21st  Partizan
 Facebook page
 Newark Irregulars George Stephenson Pavilion, Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Newark-on-Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY
 Sat 27th ChillCon Asylum Wargaming Ecclesfield School, Chapeltown Road, S35 9WD Sheffield. 10am-4pm. Admission £5 (concessions)
 Sat 27th Fisticuffs Weymouth Wargames Club (The Levellers) Weymouth Pavillion, The Esplanade, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8ED
 Sun 27th for 2018?

 Vanquish

(Facebook page)

 Newline Designs Bourne End Community Centre, Wakeman Rd, Bucks, SL8 5SX. 10am - 4pm, onsite parking, admission £2.
 June
 Fri 2nd - Sun 4th  Games Expo    Hilton Birmingham Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP. Opens Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 9.30am - 6pm, Sun 9.30am - 4pm. Free parking for hotel residents.
 Sat 3rd Ragnarok Thor's Hammer Club Well End Activity Centre, Well End, Borehamwood, WD6 5PR. 9am - 5pm. Contact at thorshammergamingclub@hotmail.com
 Sat 10th
 Durham Wargames Annual Show Durham Wargames Group Durham DH1 1QG. Bring & buy
 Sun 11th Broadside Milton Hundred Wargames Club

 Sittingbourne, Kent

 Sat 17th  Phalanx  Spartans (St Helens Wargames Society)  Sutton Community Leisure Centre, St.Helens, Merseyside
  Sat 17th GamesFest Games Day - a charity fund-raising event in support of Ollie's Fund Gamesfest Victoria Hall, 23 Akeman Street, Tring, Herts, HP23 6AF. 10am - 5pm. £5 admission
 Sat 17th Classic Evening Airshow Shuttleworth Collection Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Beds, SG18 9EP. Open 12.00, flying begins 18.00, event ends 20.30. Refreshments and bar, camping and caravan pitches, £18 adults, book online.
 Sun 18th  Valhalla
 Farnborough Wargames Society  Farnborough Community Centre (Elles Hall), Meudon Ave, Farnborough, Hants, GU14 7LE. 10am - 4pm, entry £3, bring & buy
 Sat 23rd - Sun 24th in 2018* Ambush! - NEW SHOW IN 2018 Mighty Lancer Games Driffield Showground, Yorkshire, YO25 9DN
 Sat 24th Phoenix Lakeland Wargames Exhibition Group West Coast Gamers Rheged Centre, Penrith
 July
 Sat/Sun 1st/2nd  Gauntlet  Deeside Defenders Gaming Club  Broughton, Flintshire
 Sat/Sun 1st/2nd  Bovington Wargames Show
 Battlegroup South
 Facebook page
 Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset
 Tank Museum web page for the show
   The Stoke Challenge show won't be on in 2017 and it doesn't look like it will be again at any time in the future. The TA Centre where the show was held is going to be closed down.  Cobridge Old Contemptibles  Cobridge Army Reserve Centre, Stoke on Trent
 Sun 9th Barrage Stafford Wargames Blessed William Howard School, Stafford
 Wed13th - Sat 16th  Historicon 2017  Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center,  Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
 Sat 15th - Sun 16th  Attack Devizes & District Wargames Group Devizes School, The Green, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 3AG. Bring & Buy, refreshments, competitions - see website
 Sun 16th The Joy of Six - 6mm wargaming Baccus & Wargames Emporium

 Heartspace, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, map on website, 10am-4pm, admission £3, parking £1.

  Sat 22nd - if it goes ahead  Muster On The Parade Ground  TeesShows
 Facebook page
  Queen's Campus Sports Hall, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees TS17 6BH. 10am - 4pm, adults £2
 Tue 25th - Sat 29th The War & Peace Revival  Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, TN12 6PY. Open 9am. Military vehicles, classic cars, re-enactments, camping.
 Sat 29th  Figureworld 2017  Laxton Cloisters, Oundle School, Oundle, PE8 4EE
 August
 Sat 5th  Claymore  South East Scotland Wargames Club  Granton Campus, Edinburgh College, 350 West Granton Road, Edinburgh EH5 1QE. Open 10am. Bring & buy, Parking, ATM, Catering
 Sat 5th - Sun 6th Great Chalfield Manor English Civil War Society Great Chalfield Manor, Great Chalfield, nr. Melksham, Wiltshire. SN12 8NH. Re-enactment of Royalist occupation in 1644.
 Fri 11th - Sun 13th  Britcon  British Historical Games Society

 Manchester??

 Sun 13th Annual Modelling and Wargames Show

 International Plastic Modellers Society (Avon)

 Lincombe Barn Wargames Society

 Thornbury Leisure Centre, Alveston Hill, Thornbury,
South Gloucestershire, BS35 3JB. Open 9.30am-4.30pm,
 Sun 20th   The Other Partizan (Partizan II)
  Facebook page
  Partizan Wargaming and History  George Stephenson Pavilion, Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Newark-on-Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY
 Sat 26 - Mon 28th Military Odyssey Kent Show Ground, Detling, Nr Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF. Multi-period re-enactment show, Romans, Vikings, Medieval, Napoleonic, ACW, Wild West, World War 1/2, Vietnam, modern day. Open 9.30am. Catering, on-site camping. Price list on website.
 September
 Sat 2nd Border Reivers Show Border Reivers Wargames Soc & Old Glory Miniatures UKGateshead International Stadium, Neilsen Rd, Gateshead, NE10 0EF
 Sun 3rd  Hereward Wargames Show  Peterborough Wargames Club  The Cresset, Bretton Centre, Peterborough, PE3 8DX. 10am - 4pm. £3 in advance, £5 at the door.
 Sat 9th Open Day   Tring Wargames Club  Gt Gaddesden Village Hall. 10 - 5 - see here
 Sat 9th - Sun 10th Corfe Castle  English Civil War SocietyCorfe Castle, IOW. Regiments from the Civil War, historical re-enactment, period crafts, displays, etc.
 Sat 16th  Colours
 Newbury & Reading Wargames Society  Newbury Race Course, Berks RG14 7NZ. 10am - 5pm, adult £6
 Sun 17th  Skirmish  Redcoat Models  & SRP Toy Fairs  Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar School, Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AG. Free parking, adult £4
 Sat 23 - Sun 24th Battle of Britain Air Show Imperial War Museum Duxford Duxford Air Show, IWM Duxford, Cambs, CB22 4QR. Open 8am - 6pm. Advance purchase ticketing only
 October
 Fri 6th

 Memorial Game - this year's theme is fantasy. Dedicated to our good friend and long-standing club member Chris who passed away two years ago. Chris loved his wargaming, he is fondly remembered and sadly missed.

 Tring Wargames Club Our clubhouse in Tring 7pm onwards.
 Sat 7th Open Day  Tring Wargames Club Gt Gaddesden Village Hall. 10 - 5 - see here
Sat 7th - Sun 8th  Derby World Wargames  Derby Wargames Associates  NOTE NEW VENUE - Hangar 42, Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Lutterworth, LE17 5QS. Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 10am - 4pm, bar, restaurant, free parking
 Sat 14th  Skelp  Angus Wargames Club  Reid Hall, Castle St, Forfar, Angus. 10am - 4pm, bring & Buy
 Sun 15th  Stand To
 New Event
 Wear Valley Gamers
 20+ traders, >6 display games. and FREE entry
 National Railway Museum,
 Shildon, Co Durham, DL4 1PQ
 Sat 21st GamesFest a local convention Organiser's Facebook pageVictoria Hall, 23 Akeman Street, Tring, Herts, HP23 6AF. 10am - 5pm
 Sun 22nd SELWG South East London Wargames Group Crystal Palace National Sports Centre,
 Ledrington Rd, London, SE19 2BB.
 Thurs 27th in 2016* Military Quiz Evening Hitchin Wargames Club The Scout Hut, Old Hale Way, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1XL.  Team prizes from Airfix, Revell, and Warlord Games. 7.30pm
  Fri 27th Tring Wargames Club AGM  Our clubhouse in Tring. 7pm onwards, formal meeting starts at 8pm. Time permitting, we usually play a large group game (of e.g. Lion or Dragon Rampant) afterwards.
 Sat 28th Showcase, Art & History in Miniature Letchworth Scale Model Club Icknield Centre, Letchworth
 Sun 29th Fiasco Leeds Wargames Club New Dock Hall, Royal Armouries, Leeds. Open 10am
 November
 Sat 4th Crisis, Belgium Tin Soldiers of Antwerp HANGAR 29 Waagnatie, Rijnkaai 150,
 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium. 10am - 5pm
  Sat 4th Open Day     Tring Wargames Club Gt Gaddesden Village Hall. 10 - 5 - see here
 Sat 11th - Sun 12th Scale Model World  The International Centre, St Quentin Gate, Telford, TF3 4JH. Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 10am - 4pm, entrance £10 (to be confirmed)
 Sat 11th  Targe  Kirriemuir Wargames Club  Webster’s High School, Prosen Road, Kirriemuir, Angus DD8 4BS. Bring & buy
 Sat 18th / Sun 19th
  
 Warfare  Wargames Association Of Reading  Rivermead Sports Complex, Richfield Avenue, Reading, RG1 8EQ. Open 10am, bring & buy
 Sat 25th  Battleground     Pendraken Miniatures & supported by
 Middlesborough Gamers Club
 Queens Campus Sports Hall,
 Stockton-On-Tees, TS17 6BH. 10am - 3pm, 
tabletop sale. Free entry.
 Sun 27th in 2016*  Reveille II          Lincombe Barns Wargames Society  Lincombe Barn Folk House, Overndale Road, Downend,  Bristol, BS16 2RW. 10am - 3pm,
 December
 Sat 2nd  Recon  Wakefield & District Wargamers  Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawson's Corner, Pudsey, Leeds.  LS28 5TA. Free parking,
 Sun 3rd  Wargamer (Midlands Wargames Show)    Leasowes Leisure Centre, Kent Road,
 Halesowen (Border of Birmingham), B62 8PJ.   9.30am - 4.30pm