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Title: Britcon 2018 : 11/12 August, Manchester
Post by: madaxeman on 20 June 2018, 10:30:29 PM
Britcon Trade Show Information:

The Britcon Trade Show will be returning to the now-familiar surroundings of the Barnes Wallis Building at Manchester Uni over the weekend of 11th-12th August 2018.

Just come along and we will let you in for free - yes, that's right, no entry cost at all! We know you want to spend all of your hard earned cash with our loyal traders... so that's why we don't charge you entry!!

If you wish to register in advance so we can send you special advance information on offers and show deals from our Britcon trader offers and updates on demo games as well you can do so here (http://www.bhgs.org.uk/britcon-trade-show.html). 

​For details of the venue and how to get there, click here (http://www.bhgs.org.uk/britcon---venue--directions.html) - or read on for a list of all of our traders

We also have a number of demo games, and a bar and cafeteria onsite.

So far we have the following traders confirmed:

Ainsty Castings (also carrying ranges from Gripping Beast Saga, Little Big Man transfers, North Star Figures full range - Copplestone, Frostgrave and many others) 
All Rolled Up
Ancient & Modern / Donnington Miniatures (also carrying ranges from Xyston Miniatures).
Colonel Bills (4Ground mdf products, Gamers Grass basing materials, Coat d Arms Paints products, HMG spray varnish, EMP 28mm figures and animals, Fighting 15s and Eureka 15mm figures, AB figures Napoleonic Unit Packs, Black Hat Miniatures East Asian Range 28mm buildings)
Dave Lanchester Books
Daves Wargames
Dave Thomas (Perry Miniatures, Fireforge, Gripping Beast and Conquest plastics).
Footsore Miniatures
Hoka Hey Wargaming  (Timeline Miniatures DF products also)
Instant Armies & Veteran Miniatures
KR Multicase
Lesley's Bits Box
Magister Militum
Mighty Lancer Games (Batman, Blood Bowl, Deadzone 2.0+, Dropfleet Commander, Kings Of War, Reaper Miniatures, Star Trek: Attack Wing, Star Wars: X-Wing, Star Wars: Imperial Assault, Star Wars: Armada, The Plastic Soldier Company, TT Combat, Warmachine MK3, Hordes)
Ministry of Buildings
PE2 Collectables (Armourfast, Early War Miniatures, PSC, Army Painter, Victrix, Conquest Games, 2nd hand figures and games)
The Pit
Rubicon Models
Sleeping Dragon Hobby Shop
Sarissa Precision
West Wind Productions (Forged in Battle, War & Empire)
War Banner (Gangs of Rome)
Warlord Games

In addition to these traders we will have a Bring and Buy, and a host of 1 and 2-day competitions.

Competitions are listed online on our website here: http://www.bhgs.org.uk/britcon---periods-being-played.html


Title: Re: Britcon 2018 : 11/12 August, Manchester
Post by: fsn on 21 June 2018, 07:30:32 AM
I've been there a few times, and enjoyed myself immensely.


It's a building named after the designer of the bouncing bomb! Go, and try not hum the Dambusters theme.


You're doing it now, aren't you?


Missed St Helens this year, so will try and get. 


Title: Re: Britcon 2018 : 11/12 August, Manchester
Post by: Orcs on 22 June 2018, 10:21:45 PM


Missed St Helens


Missed St Helens What? Wimple ?


Title: Re: Britcon 2018 : 11/12 August, Manchester
Post by: fsn on 23 June 2018, 06:03:08 AM
Silly. Missed St Helens the town. Was in Preston before I Realised.  :D


Title: Re: Britcon 2018 : 11/12 August, Manchester
Post by: Leman on 23 June 2018, 07:02:44 PM
Mist: St Helens. Is that why?


Title: Re: Britcon 2018 : 11/12 August, Manchester
Post by: mad lemmey on 23 June 2018, 07:28:50 PM
Didnít Mt St Helens blow up in 82?


Title: Re: Britcon 2018 : 11/12 August, Manchester
Post by: Leman on 24 June 2018, 01:13:42 PM
Yes, but what they donít tell you is that it was a North Korean test site.