Put the date in your diary: 2nd and 3rd June when aÂ new ambitious games convention in Birmingham is set to take place.
Here is the latest information posted on BGG.
UK GAMES EXPO 2007
â€œEverything about gamesâ€
2nd to 3rd June 2007
The Clarendon Suites
2 Stirling Road, Edgbaston,
Birmingham B16 9SB
ÂJust updating this information.
Latest news is that Ragnar Brothers, JKLM games and Burley Games are definately attending. Ragnar brothers promise a new board game released at the show – so come and play it before others do.Spirit Games and Bishop Games – both shops selling RPGs, boardgames and CCGs are attending so there will be plenty of chances to buy new board games.Â Â Â
We aim to be the only UK Games Convention to present all aspects of the gaming hobby under one roof:
â€¢ Card games
â€¢ Board games
â€¢ Collectible Minis and Cards
â€¢ Lan-gaming and online gaming
The goal is to raise the profile of gaming as a hobby that will appeal not just to a minority of gamers but to families and the general public.
The intention is to create a show along the lines of the US and German Games Cons where families and gamers can come and play new games brought by games producers and also enjoy many forms of entertainment:
â€¢ Tournaments in many game systems
â€¢ Latest releases and games
â€¢ A large trade fair
â€¢ Computer LAN games and the latest in on-line gaming
â€¢ Fun radio controlled games
â€¢ Participation and demonstration wargames
â€¢ Uk Games Expo 2007 will be open to the public and well advertised.
The venue is a high quality Conference Centre on the corner of Stirling Road and Hagley Road in Birmingham. It offers over 2000sq m of space in a prestigious location. There is a large car park and the venue has many hotels nearby. It is also close to the restaurants and clubs of Broad Street for those who want evening entertainment. And it is next door to Tolkien’s TWO TOWERS.
This section is in development. We are in contact with marcus of JKLM and Mark Stetch of ManorCon to get interest from gamers and also the trade/ games producers.
The organisers are enthusiastic gamers who will play any game. We are members of West Midland Games clubs and have previous experience of running wargames and general gaming shows.
For more information contact:
Board games traders, RPGs, participation and demo games of all types-
Collectible Miniature Games and Card Games, Wargames & tournament games
Comic Books, publicity
This website has no information on it at the moment other than dates and venue. Apparently, there’s “More information soon”. They need at the very least to getÂ the BGG post on the site, even if it’s only a temporary measure.
I’ll definitely be trying to get to this and hope it proves successful for the organisers.