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Beginners’ Werewolf (Game 1)

Willows3/RPG Glade
Attendance: 12 / 12

Beginners only - Intended for those needing an introduction to the game

Beginners’ Werewolf (Game 2)

Willows3 Campfire
Attendance: 12 / 12

Beginners only - Intended for those needing an introduction to the game

Beginners’ Werewolf (Game 3)

TBC, Meet at Village Square
Attendance: 12 / 12

Beginners only - Intended for those needing an introduction to the game

10 Candles

Meadow Campfire
Attendance: 6 / 6

Tragic horror RPG. Low on the dice rolling, high on the storytelling. 10 days ago the world went dark, 5 days ago they came, now we're trying to find safety and salvation in a dark and dying world. Adults only, this is a horror game, played in the dark. No experience necessary, but it is… Read More »10 Candles

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 1)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 0 / ∞

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Archery & Air Rifles

Various Locations
Attendance: 0 / ∞

Come have a go at these exciting activities. Both are run by the site, you can buy tickets (£5) and get more information at the site shop from Friday afternoon.

The Missing Men, Call of Cthulhu

Birches3
Attendance: 0 / ∞

Modern day adventure- players will investigate the disappearance of two men in New York. Players are members of the US services eg FBI, DEA etc. Think x-files and CSI, with Cthuloid horror… Pre-gens supplied. Content warnings: Horror, murder, death and sanity destroying cosmic horror Adults only

Beginners’ Werewolf (Game 4)

Willows3/RPG Glade
Attendance: 7 / 7

Beginners only - Intended for those needing an introduction to the game

Beginners’ Werewolf (Game 5)

Willows3 Campfire
Attendance: 7 / 7

Beginners only - Intended for those needing an introduction to the game

Beginners’ Werewolf (Game 6)

TBC, Meet at Village Square
Attendance: 7 / 7

Beginners only - Intended for those needing an introduction to the game

Craft, Chat, Paint and Prattle!

Shackleton Lodge (Big Lodge)
Attendance: 7 / 7

An informal 'chat and craft' session in Shackleton Lodge; hang out with other crafty geeky people with your choice of hobby. Do bring your paints, writing, knitting etc to the festival and show us what you're up to! If you don't have your own projects, pop along anyway and use provided supplies to make a… Read More »Craft, Chat, Paint and Prattle!

Gangs of Oolvanvar, A Heist Tale, DnD

Birches1 (S)
Attendance: 7 / 7

This is a heist adventure. As such it can be played with a party that fully consists of thieves. However if things go awry the respective skills of a Warrior(Deathbringer), Grimscribe or Plague doctor will be in high demand. This adventure rewards intelligent, cautious, clever play but the inverse is often just as much fun.… Read More »Gangs of Oolvanvar, A Heist Tale, DnD

Diplomacy (Game 1)

Willows3 (E)
Attendance: 7 / 7

Take control of one of the great powers at the start of WWI and through flimsy truces, questionable alliances, and inevitable betrayal come to dominate the game. Each turn you’ll spend time discussing plans with others and writing orders for your troops in secret. Note: Sign-ups for this game will open earlier than most events,… Read More »Diplomacy (Game 1)

Diplomacy (Game 2)

Willows3 (W)
Attendance: 7 / 7

Take control of one of the great powers at the start of WWI and through flimsy truces, questionable alliances, and inevitable betrayal come to dominate the game. Each turn you’ll spend time discussing plans with others and writing orders for your troops in secret. Note: Sign-ups for this game will open earlier than most events,… Read More »Diplomacy (Game 2)

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 2)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 6 / 6

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 3)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 0 / ∞

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Space Cadets Dice Duel (Game 1)

Shackleton Lodge (Big Lodge)
Attendance: 0 / ∞

Team vs. Team, Real-time, Dice-Rolling Game of Starship Combat!

Archery & Air Rifles

Various Locations
Attendance: 0 / ∞

Come have a go at these exciting activities. Both are run by the site, you can buy tickets (£5) and get more information at the site shop from Friday afternoon.  

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 4)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 4 / 4

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Darkest Night – Call of Cthulhu

Birches3
Attendance: 4 / 4

Elizabethan Candlelight Call of Cthulhu 5e. Players are in the Virtuous Honour mercenary company and after a tough time decide on a high payout job. Pre-gens supplied. Content warnings: violence, murder, horror Adults only

Brute Force and Ignorance

Birches1 (N)
Attendance: 4 / 4

A game in which you play the go-to team for the genie of the lamp. You are encouraged to misinterpret wishes as far as possible and then make them happen 2-4 hours, depending how long it takes you to destroy the world. The game will get surreal and very silly Under-18s must be accompanied

Faerie Well

Woodland Glade
Attendance: 4 / 4

The Queen of the Summer Court has assembled a small party of inexperienced adventurers to retrieve a wondrous treasure from a rarely accessible pocket dimension. Time is of the essence and the possibility of a rival party seeking out the same treasure is very real! This adventure is for 3, or 4, 1st Level Characters.… Read More »Faerie Well

Twin Tin Bots (Game 1)

Arena
Attendance: 12 / 12

Human-sized version of the programming board game Twin Tin Bots. Players play in teams of 3 to guide their fellow robots around a life-size game board, 'zapping' opposing robots with nerf guns and collecting gems for victory. Each game lasts up to 1.5h (depends how quickly robots take their moves). No player restrictions but the game requires… Read More »Twin Tin Bots (Game 1)

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 5)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 6 / 6

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Twin Tin Bots (Game 2)

Arena
Attendance: 12 / 12

Human-sized version of the programming board game Twin Tin Bots. Players play in teams of 3 to guide their fellow robots around a life-size game board, 'zapping' opposing robots with nerf guns and collecting gems for victory. Each game lasts up to 1.5h (depends how quickly robots take their moves). No player restrictions but the game requires… Read More »Twin Tin Bots (Game 2)

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 6)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 6 / 6

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Darkness Visible – Call of Cthulhu

Birches3
Attendance: 5 / 5

Call of Cthulhu 5e Elizabethan candlelight adventure. Players are The Black company investigating treason and heresy. The first job is to arrest an Heretic and escort the to a secure location. Pregens supplied. Age: any but there will be evil, violence and cosmic evil Under-18s must be accompanied. This game may continue after sunset so… Read More »Darkness Visible – Call of Cthulhu

Midsummer Masquerade

Chapel
Attendance: 5 / 5

This a roleplaying game intended to run over a single evening, focused on atmosphere, discovery, and character interaction. It will be rules light, using the Fate RPG system, and open to all levels of experience! Aiming for a tone of mildly spooky fairytale and eery whimsy. Likely to have little to no combat. It is… Read More »Midsummer Masquerade

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 7)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 0 / ∞

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Mask-making Workshop (All Ages)

Shackleton Lodge (Big Lodge)
Attendance: 5 / 5

You can be the king of the wood, an animal in the forest or enchant yourself with eyebrow decorations. Easy fun party mask making workshop for fun adults or kids. Create your own half mask , with origami techniques , use paint to decorate , or just cut out the chosen shape , assemble &… Read More »Mask-making Workshop (All Ages)

D&D 5e One Shot, Beginners (Game 1)

Birches1 (N)
Attendance: 5 / 5

Come join us in the Birches as we go on an adventure down the Long Road. Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition is the most recent version of the most popular and well known table top RPGs, easy to pick up and hard to put down. Come roll the dice as you take control of an… Read More »D&D 5e One Shot, Beginners (Game 1)

D&D 5e One-Shot, Beginners (Game 2)

Birches1 (S)
Attendance: 5 / 5

Come join us in the Birches as we go on an adventure down the Long Road. Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition is the most recent version of the most popular and well known table top RPGs, easy to pick up and hard to put down. Come roll the dice as you take control of an… Read More »D&D 5e One-Shot, Beginners (Game 2)

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 8)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 6 / 6

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Mask-making Workshop (Adults only)

Shackleton Lodge (Big Lodge)
Attendance: 10 / 10

You can be the king of the wood, an animal in the forest or enchant yourself with eyebrow decorations. Easy fun party mask making workshop for fun adults. Create your own half mask , with origami techniques , use paint to decorate , or just cut out the chosen shape, assemble & ready to wear.… Read More »Mask-making Workshop (Adults only)

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 9)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 0 / ∞

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Space Cadets Dice Duel (Game 2)

Shackleton Lodge (Big Lodge)
Attendance: 0 / ∞

Team vs. Team, Real-time, Dice-Rolling Game of Starship Combat!

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 10)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 20 / 20

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Great Scott

Activity Centre
Attendance: 20 / 20

The whimsical 19th century parlour game that never was (Strange Games teamplay version!). Players build five inventions with an eye to victory in the inventor’s contest at the Great Exhibition. Draft cards with your team to create one of the greatest inventions (not) known to mankind! Once your invention is finished, your team will design/draw… Read More »Great Scott

An Elf Named ‘Roots’

Woodland Glade
Attendance: 20 / 20

A D&D 5e combat-heavy adventure for x4 5th level characters. Note: Sign-ups for this game will open earlier than most events, at 10am Sunday 21st August Under-18s must be accompanied. Estimated 3-5h long

D&D 5e One-Shot, Advanced (Game 1)

Birches1 (N)
Attendance: 5 / 5

Come join us in the Birches, dice in hand, as we go on an adventure in 5e D&D. Assume the role of an adventurer in a classic D&D one-shot and hopefully try your hand at a game you haven't played much before or that you love so much you'll play it every chance you get.… Read More »D&D 5e One-Shot, Advanced (Game 1)

D&D 5e One-Shot, Advanced (Game 2)

Birches1 (S)
Attendance: 5 / 5

Come join us in the Birches, dice in hand, as we go on an adventure in 5e D&D. Assume the role of an adventurer in a classic D&D one-shot and hopefully try your hand at a game you haven't played much before or that you love so much you'll play it every chance you get.… Read More »D&D 5e One-Shot, Advanced (Game 2)

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 11)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 6 / 6

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 12)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 6 / 6

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 13)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 6 / 6

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Pet Rescue

Birches1 (N)
Attendance: 6 / 6

A woman has gone missing and you, her various pets, have to go and find her. Also she's a demigod. Also so are the pets. Simple homebrew system, everything provided. Adults only.

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Double-length finale session)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)
Attendance: 6 / 6

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Alice is Missing

Chapel
Attendance: 4 / 4

A silent role-playing game about the disappearance of Alice Briarwood, a high school junior in the small town of Silent Falls. Players will take on the roles of Alice’s friends and attempt to solve the mystery of her disappearance. The game is played live and without verbal communication. Players inhabit their character for the entirety… Read More »Alice is Missing

Mausritter

Willows3 (E)
Attendance: 6 / 6

Rpg, open world campaign. Group will be playing adventure mice, exploring and solving problems in the local area   Under 18s should be accompanied by a responsible adult

Event Series Modern Classics Multi-Game Tournament

Modern Classics Multi-Game Tournament: Groups & Quarter Finals

Village Square
Attendance: 13 / 16

Come test your mettle at a series of board games to prove yourself the ultimate Strange Games BoardGamer of 2023! The tournament runs over 4 knockout rounds on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, for up to 32 players, and will feature Azul, Splendor, Ticket to Ride (London/San Francisco editions), Sushi Go, and Carcassonne. In the interest… Read More »Modern Classics Multi-Game Tournament: Groups & Quarter Finals

Event Series Modern Classics Multi-Game Tournament

Modern Classics Multi-Game Tournament: Semi-Finals & Grand Final

Village Square

This event is only open to qualifying players from Saturday's Groups Stages and Quarter-Finals. If you'd like to join the tournament, please sign up to the Saturday event to secure your place Come test your mettle at a series of board games to prove yourself the ultimate Strange Games BoardGamer of 2023! The tournament runs… Read More »Modern Classics Multi-Game Tournament: Semi-Finals & Grand Final

Sign

Chapel
Attendance: 6 / 6

A live-action game based on the true story of Nicaraguan Sign Language, where deaf children in a country with no official sign language spontaneously created their own. Players embody students on their first day of school. Along the way, they'll make friends, learn about themselves and build their own language together piece by piece. Players… Read More »Sign

Dread

Chapel
Attendance: 5 / 5

Modern horror RPG using jenga rather than dice. Try and escape a camping trip gone horribly wrong but maybe don't get too attached to your character.   Content warnings: horror, gore and injury detail, character death, swearing 18+, adults only

Rallyman

Village Square
Attendance: 12 / 12

Rallyman is a dice-based, push-your-luck, racing game full of nail-biting action, catastrophic spins, and dastardly manoeuvres. Some of us Rallyman addicts will be returning to the track with fancy new expansions, one of which allows up to 12 people to race at once with team-based racing   This will be most suited to experienced Rallyman… Read More »Rallyman

Hobbits!

Scout Glade
Attendance: 5 / 5

You are a hobbit in a village that is not the Shire but is basically the Shire and you are going to have adventures with your friends which may extend to but not be limited to ale-drinking, pipe-smoking, stealing from Farmer Maggot, going into the haunted forest on a dare, upsetting your Great Aunt. Cosy… Read More »Hobbits!

Human TwinTinBots

Arena
Attendance: 12 / 12

Human-sized version of the programming board game Twin Tin Bots. Players play in teams of 3 to guide their fellow robots around a life-size game board, ‘zapping’ opposing robots and collecting gems for victory. Each game lasts up to 1.5h (depends how quickly robots take their moves). No player restrictions but the game requires a… Read More »Human TwinTinBots