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Hammerhead 2018 Wargames Show and Painting Competition

Postby SallyKallistra » Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:00 pm


Hammerhead 2018 - two great spaces the ‘Gamers Lounge’ as well as the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall!
Hammerhead 2018 will be taking place on Saturday 3rd March at the Newark Showground, Newark, from 10am until 4.30pm.
Entry is £5.00 GBP per adult, £3.00 GBP for minors (16 and under), Children under 9 free. Tickets are now available on-line which entitles you to a free Hammerhead miniature on entry.

New for 2018 is the Wargames Illustrated painting competition, 10 categories and great prizes (check website for more information) - free entry to the competition, just bring along your models!

The Gamers Lounge with bar and catering


The George Stephenson Exhibition Hall with bistro

George Stephenson Exhibition Hall and the Cedric Ford Pavilion - the ‘Gamers Lounge’ offer a welcoming environment with plenty of natural light in which you can play games, shop for wargame goods from the very best UK traders and manufacturers. Up to 70 fantastic visitor participation games – Historical, Fantasy and Sci-fi, located in the central areas are the focus of the show. There are two separate catering facilities which will be serving a variety of reasonably priced hot and cold food throughout the day and a fully licensed bar located in the Gamers Lounge.

All games at Hammerhead are visitor participation, which means that you are very welcome 'to have a go' at a wide variety of different historical and fantasy based games run by intrepid gaming clubs, historical societies, wargame companies and enthusiastic groups of gamers. You will be able to play a full game or simply move a few miniatures, roll some dice, have a chat with the people running the game and then move onto the next. The show provides a great opportunity to try out new or familiar game systems and spend a day indulging yourself and friends in this absorbing and fascinating hobby. Whether you're interested in The Great War, WWII, Medieval, AWI, Fantasy or Science Fiction, we are sure that you will find a selection of games you would like to play.

Would you like to run a participation game at Hammerhead 2018? With the expansion into the Gamers lounge we have more space available for games! Free entry and free Hammerhead miniature for everyone helping to run a participation game. Visit the Hammerhead website for information. http://www.hammerheadshow.co.uk/exhibitinggamesinvite2018.html

There is an excellent selection of top traders and manufacturers selling a wide variety of wargaming wares, miniatures, terrain and scenery, books and gaming accessories.

Hammerhead show will be hosting a Tabletop Sale in place of the usual bring and buy stand. With no commission, you keep all the profits.

The Hammerhead 2018 miniature, is a WW1 Russian general and will be available for the first time on the day of the show for the token price of £1.00 GBP, or FREE if you purchase your Hammerhead Entry ticket online prior to the show. See website for details.

Parking is plentiful and FREE. Newark Showground is only a few minutes from the A1 at Newark Junction.


For full details of all the traders and games plus tabletop sales and entry ticket sales, visit the Hammerhead Show website, http://www.hammerheadshow.co.uk or check out the Facebook page

Looking forward to seeing you there, for a great day out! :D

Hammerhead 2018 is being run by Kallistra Ltd with assistance from the The Forest Outlaws Wargamers Club and GCN. Supported by Miniature Wargames, Wargames Illustrated and Wargames Soldiers and Strategy magazines.

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