WARGAMES SHOWS 2018 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.

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. Where we do not yet know the 2018 dates, the 2017 ones have been left as a guide, but please Contact Us as soon as you can with the 2018 dates for your show.

 2018

 SHOW

 ORGANISERS

 LOCATION

 January
 Sat 27th  Crusade  Penarth & District Wargames Society  St Cyres School, Sully Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 2XP. Open 10am, adults £4, free parking
 February
 Sun 4th  Vapnartak  York Wargames Society  Knavesmire Stand, York Racecourse, York. 10am - 4pm, adults £5, tabletop sale.
 Sat 3rd - Sun 4th  PAW  Plymouth Association of Wargamers  The Kitto Centre, Honicknowle Lane, Plymouth PL5 3NG. Opens 10am, entry £4, bring & Buy
 Sun 11th Red On Blue In Nottingham (ROBIN)
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 Wargames Events Nottingham Tennis Centre, University Blvd, Nottingham, NG7 2QH.  10am - 4pm.
 Sat 17th  Beachhead  Entoyment Wargaming  Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
 Sat 17th All-day Board Game Event St Albans Board Games ClubScout Hut, Oak Yard, Chene Drive, Waverley Rd, St Albans AL3 5PE. 11am - 11pm. Entrance £5.
 Sat 24th On Track Military Model Show  The Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DZ.
 Sun 25th  Cavalier  Tunbridge Wells Wargames Society   The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1SF. 10am - 4pm, entrance £5.
 March
 Sat 3rd  Hammerhead
POSTPONED to 28th April 2018 due to adverse weather and Police road closure
 Kallistra LtdThe Forest Outlaws Wargamers Club and GCN  Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Newark-on-Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. 10am - 4.30pm, free parking, bistro, cafe, bar, bring & buy, advance tickets online.
 Sun 4th  Overlord
CANCELLED due to adverse weather
 Abingdon Wargames Club Fitzharrys School, Northcoat Rd, Abingdon OX14 1NP. 10am - 4pm, £3 entry, food and drink, free parking, bring and buy, charity raffle. 
 Sat 10th   Albanich  Dumfries Wargamers and
Solway Crafts and Miniatures
 Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries, opens 10am
 Sun 18th  WMMS  Alumwell Wargames Society  Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Rd, Wolverhampton, WV6 9NW. 10am - 4pm, free parking, bring & buy, adults £3
 Sun 19th in 2017 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 25th Figureworld 2018  Sir Stanley Matthews Academy, Beaconsfield Dr, Blurton, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 3JD
 Sun 25th Cannon Retford Wargames Group Retford Town Hall, Notts, DN22 6DB. 10am - 4pm, £3
 Sat 31st ChillCon Asylum Wargaming Ecclesfield School, Chapeltown Road, S35 9WD
 April
 Sat 1st in 2017 Teeside Wargames Convention (Tees Con)
NEW VENUE
 Waugh Games Eston Sports Academy, Middlesborough
 Sat 14th  Salute  South London Warlords  ExCel Exhibition Centre, London. 10am - 5pm. £10 eticket, £20 at door.
 Sat 28th / Sun 29th Scottish National Scale Model Show Live Active Dewars Centre Glover Street, Perth, PH2 0TH. Open 10am - 5pm Sat,10am - 4pm Sun.
  Sat 28th  Hammerhead
NEW DATE from 3rd March 2018 due to adverse weather conditions
  Kallistra LtdThe Forest Outlaws Wargamers Club and GCN  Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Newark-on-Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. 10am - 4.30pm, free parking, bistro, cafe, bar, bring & buy, advance tickets online.
 May
Sat 5th - Sun 6th Tonbridge Castle  English Civil War Society Tonbridge Castle, Kent
 Sat 12th - Sun 13th  Campaign
 Milton Keynes Wargames Society  Middleton Hall (next to John Lewis),
Milton Keynes Shopping Centre, Bucks, MK9 3EP
 Sat 12th Carronade Falkirk District Wargames Club Graeme High School, Callendar Rd, Falkirk, FK1 1SY. 10am - 4pm, £3 entry, cafe, free parking, bring and buy.
 Sat 12th Legionary Exmouth Wargames Society Matford Centre, Exeter, Devon.
 Sun 20th  Partizan
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 Newark Irregulars George Stephenson Pavilion, Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Newark-on-Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY.  10am - 4pm, £5 entry, free parking.
 Sat 26 - Sun 27th Duxford Air Festival  Imperial War Museum, Duxford IWM Duxford, Cambs, CB22 4QR. Open 8am - 6pm. Admission £31.50, advance purchase ticketing only
 Sat 27th in 2017 Fisticuffs Weymouth Wargames Club (The Levellers) Weymouth Pavillion, The Esplanade, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8ED
 Sun 27th Vanquish
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 Newline Designs Bourne End Community Centre, Wakeman Rd, Bucks, SL8 5SX. 10am - 4pm, onsite parking, admission £2.
 June
 Fri 1st - Sun 3rd  Games Expo    Hilton Birmingham Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP.
(In 2017 - Opens Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 9.30am - 6pm, Sun 9.30am - 4pm. Free parking for hotel residents.)
 Sat 3rd in 2017 Ragnarok Thor's Hammer Club Well End Activity Centre, Well End, Borehamwood, WD6 5PR. 9am - 5pm. Contact at thorshammergamingclub@hotmail.com
 Sat 9th
 Durham Wargames Annual Show Durham Wargames Group Vane Tempest Hall, Gilesgate, Durham DH1 1QG. 10am - 4pm, bring & buy, cafe.
 Sun 10th Broadside Games Show Milton Hundred Wargames Club

Swallows Leisure Centre, Central Ave, Sittingbourne, Kent

 Sat 16th  Phalanx  Spartans (St Helens Wargames Society)  Sutton Community Leisure Centre, St.Helens, Merseyside. £4 admission, bring & buy, free parking, refreshments.
 Sun 18th in 2017  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 Ambush! NEW SHOW IN 2018 Mighty Lancer Games Driffield Showground, Yorkshire, YO25 9DN
 Sat 23rd - Sun 24th Newbury English Civil War Society Newbury, Wilts
 Sat 23th Phoenix Lakeland Wargames Exhibition Group West Coast Gamers Rheged Centre, Penrith. 10am - 4pm, admission £3.
 July
 Sat/Sun 1st/2nd in 2017  Gauntlet  Deeside Defenders Gaming Club  Broughton, Flintshire
 Sun 8th Barrage Stafford Wargames Blessed William Howard School, Rowley Ave, Stafford ST17 9AB. 10am - 4pm, entry £4, children's competition, bring 'n' buy.
Wed 14th - Sat 17th Historicon Historical Miniatures Gaming Society Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center,  2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg VA USA
 Sat/Sun 14th/15th Flying Legends Air Show Imperial War Museum, Duxford IWM Duxford, Cambs, CB22 4QR. Open 8am - 6pm. Admission £31.50, advance purchase ticketing only
 Sat/Sun 14th/15th Bovington Wargames Show Battlegroup South
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 Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset. Entry with museum ticket or annual pass.
 Sat 14th  Figureworld 2018  Laxton Cloisters, Oundle School, Oundle, PE8 4EE
 Sun 15th (provisional)
 The Joy of Six - 6mm wargaming Baccus & Wargames Emporium

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

  Sat 21st - Sun 22nd   Attack  Devizes & District Wargames Group Devizes School, The Green, Southbroom Rd, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 3AG. Bring & Buy, refreshments, competitions, free parking.
 Tue 24th - Sat 28th The War & Peace Revival  Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, TN12 6PY. Open 9am. Military vehicles, classic cars, re-enactments, camping.
 August
 Sat 4th  Claymore  South East Scotland Wargames Club  Granton Campus, Edinburgh College, 350 West Granton Road, Edinburgh EH5 1QE. Open 10am. Admission £3. Bring & buy, Parking, ATM, Catering
  Sun 5th Annual Plastic Modellers 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,
 Fri 10th - Sun 12th  Britcon  British Historical Games Society

 Barnes-Wallis Building, UMIST, Manchester, M1 3NL

 Sun 19th   The Other Partizan (Partizan II)
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  Partizan Wargaming and History  George Stephenson Hall, Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Newark-on-Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY. 10am - 4pm. Admission £4. Free car parking
 Sat 25th - Sun 26th Hylton Castle  English Civil War Society Castletown, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3PA
 Sat 25 - Mon 27th 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 1st Border Reivers Show Border Reivers Wargames SocGateshead International Stadium, Neilsen Rd, Gateshead, NE10 0EF
 Sun 2nd  Hereward Wargames Show  Peterborough Wargames Club  The Cresset, Bretton Centre, Peterborough, PE3 8DX. 10am - 4pm. £3 in advance, £5 at the door.
 Sat 15th  Colours
 Newbury & Reading Wargames Society  Newbury Race Course, Berks RG14 7NZ. 10am - 5pm, adult £6
 Sun 17th in 2017  Skirmish  Redcoat Models  & SRP Toy Fairs  Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar School, Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AG. Free parking, adult £4
 Sat 22 - Sun 23rd Battle of Britain Air Show Imperial War Museum Duxford IWM Duxford, Cambs, CB22 4QR. Open 8am - 6pm. Admission £29.50, advance purchase ticketing only
 October
Sat 7th - Sun 8th in 2017  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
 Sun 7th  Tabletop Sale  Hitchin Wargames Club The Scout Hut, Old Hale Way, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1XL.  10am - 3.30pm. Tables available, contact Peter at 07788 974237 or blackwolf1354@outlook.com
 Sat 14th in 2017  Skelp  Angus Wargames Club  Reid Hall, Castle St, Forfar, Angus. 10am - 4pm, bring & Buy
 Sun 15th in 2017  Stand To
 Wear Valley Gamers
 National Railway Museum,  Shildon,
 Co Durham, DL4 1PQ
 Sat 20th GamesFest Gaming and Comic Con Organiser's Facebook pageVictoria Hall, 23 Akeman Street, Tring, Herts, HP23 6AF. 10am - 5pm
 Sun 21st SELWG South East London Wargames Group Crystal Palace National Sports Centre,
 Ledrington Rd, London, SE19 2BB.
 Thurs 25th Military Quiz Evening Hitchin Wargames Club The Scout Hut, Old Hale Way, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1XL.  Team prizes. 7.45pm start.
 Sun 28th Fiasco Leeds Wargames Club New Dock Hall, Royal Armouries, Leeds. Open 10am
 November
 Sat 3rdShowcaseArt & History in Miniature Letchworth Scale Model Club  Icknield Conference Centre, Icknield Way, Letchworth, SG6 1EF. 10am - 4pm. Entrance £4, family £8. Free parking
 Sat 3rd Crisis, Belgium Tin Soldiers of Antwerp Hangar 29, Waagnatie Expo, Rijnkaai 150,
 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium. 10am - 5pm
 Sat 10th - Sun 11th Scale Model World  The International Centre, St Quentin Gate, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH. Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 10am - 4pm, admission TBA
 Sat 11th in 2017  Targe  Kirriemuir Wargames Club  Webster’s High School, Prosen Road, Kirriemuir, Angus DD8 4BS. Bring & buy
 Sat 18th / Sun 19th in 2017
  
 Warfare  Wargames Association Of Reading  Rivermead Sports Complex, Richfield Avenue, Reading, RG1 8EQ. Open 10am, bring & buy
 Sat 24th  Battleground     Pendraken Miniatures & supported by
 Middlesborough Gamers Club
 Queens Campus Sports Hall,
 Stockton-On-Tees, TS17 6BH. 10am - 3pm, 
tabletop sale. Free entry.
 Sun 25th  Reveille II  

 Lincombe Barns Wargames Society  Lincombe Barn Folk House, Overndale Road, Downend,  Bristol, BS16 2RW. 10am - 4pm,
 December
 Sat 1st  Recon  Wakefield & District Wargamers  Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawson's Corner, Pudsey, Leeds.  LS28 5TA. 10am - 4pm. Free parking,
 Sun 2nd  Wargamer (Midlands Wargames Show)    Leasowes Leisure Centre, Kent Road,
 Halesowen, Birmingham, B62 8PJ.   9.30am - 4.30pm