Events for Saturday 31st March 2012



This Day's Events

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LONDON TOY SOLDIER SHOW

Starts: Sat 31st March
Ends: Sat 31st March
Price: See description
Tel: 01908 274433
Email: stella@regallitho.co.uk
Website: http://www.thetoysoldiershow.co.uk/

The Royal National Hotel, Bedford Way, London WC11 0DG

Toy Soldier Show in London

Early Bird Entry (7.30am-8.30am) £10
General Admission (10.00am-3.00pm) £5
Children Under 14 FREE

There are now more than 90 traders with more than 220 tables covering more than 17,000 square feet.
The largest show in Europe


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RAIDERS OF THE GAME CUPBOARD XVIII

Starts: Sat 31st March
Ends: Sat 31st March
Website: http://www.raidersofthegamecupboard.co.uk

The Salvation Army Citadel, Mosley Street, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire DE14 1DR

Wargaming in Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire

A day of gaming - all types of gaming including board, mini's, cards and RPG's. 10.00am - 8.00pm.


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The South West Model and Hobbies Show

Starts: Sat 31st March
Ends: Sun 1st April
Price: See website
Tel: 01179071000
Email: nadinel@nwe.co.uk
Website: http://sswg.synthasite.com/spring-skirmish.php

Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN

Modelling & Hobbies Exhibition in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

10 am - 5pm

Bringing together the best in the world of model making, with 200 trade and club stands, demonstrations, flying displays, RC car racing, Model Boat, funfair, amusements and other attractions

Out door Model aircraft displays, helicopters, jets and scale
Indoor Model aircraft and Helicopter displays
Off road and circuit model car racing
Boating Pools
200 trade and clubs
Children's entertainment and large fun fair
Private exhibitor displays
Full catering and licensed bars

2012 Show is set to be the biggest with more displays, clubs and attractions

Incorporating a dedicated Model Railway Hall, a larger model boating area as well as fantastic indoor flying arena.

You will be able to see loads of new attractions as well as picking up bargains, entering competitions, attending workshops.


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SOA BATTLEDAY

Starts: Sat 31st March
Ends: Sat 31st March
Price: £7 Adults, Junionrs FREE
Website: http://www.soa.org.uk/battleday/

Sycamore Hall, Drayton, Bletchley, Near Milton Keynes MK2 3RR

Wargaming in Bletchley, Near Milton Keynes

For our ninth annual Battle Day, we once again invite you to a unique day’s wargaming.

The battle: Plataea 479 BC – the day the Greeks decisively defeat the invading Persian army to secure their freedom, and arguably define for the next 2,500 years the cultural basis of what we call today “the west”.

So stand firm with Pausanias the Spartan King against the barbarian hordes of the Persians, or join Mardonius and the Persian Immortals in demanding earth and water from these Greek upstarts!

As ever, the aims of the day remain the same:
To have fun!
To gather as many ancient wargamers as possible to refight a historical battle.
To fight the same battle simultaneously on many tables, using a different set of rules on each table.

As usual the day will run from 9am until 5pm, with an hour either side to set up and pack away.

And of course, The Society of Ancients will be awarding a number of prizes (for various criteria, some more frivolous than others) to the wargamers on the day, including prizes for Best Game and Best Terrain. With luck the lazy figure painter (that would be me) will have painted the prizes beforehand this year…





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