GeekOut Bristol Meet - September 13th: Knights Gathering

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Old Market Tavern

29-30 Old Market St, Bristol, Avon BS2 0HB · Bristol

How to find us

We're all over the pub playing many games, but look out for a bunch of geeks in the conservatory area with a games table.

Location image of event venue

Details

18+ Event

Knights, on your horses, for this month's event we're getting all defensive. Gather your best steed, steel your swords and let's take on those bad guys... Over a board game or two!

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FOODIE PRE-MEET 12:00-13:45 (Casa Brasil):
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Wanna grab some grub with us before the event? Great! We'll be heading back to Casa Brasil at midday for a huge feast. Look forward to seeing the pre-meetup folk there!

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MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern)
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Don't worry, we'll slay the dragon! We'll gather the knights who say Ni! We'll fight for our right to save the world! Or something like that anyway - Let's just get together, play some games and let's have a great evening out, okay?

PLEASE NOTE:

Food & drink can NOT be brought in with you to the Old Market Tavern. If you are caught with food and drink on the premises, you will be asked to leave until you've disposed of your food or drink.

There will be a food menu at Old Market Tavern in the evening! The food is cheap and it's delicious - usually available from 6pm.

Final note: If you are asked for ID by the bar staff, we will not vouch for your age - You must provide ID.

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BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games)
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As always, we'll have a large selection of board games available, so please do check out what we have:

- Bears vs Babies
- Binding of Isaac: Four Souls
- Bucket of Doom
- Cards Against Humanity
- Cash n Guns
- Chess
- Exploding Kittens
- Fluxx
- GROWL
- Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit
- Jungle Speed
- Love Letter
- Pokémon Monopoly
- Rogues to Riches
- Three Wishes
- Unusual Suspects
- Zombies!

AND MANY MORE!

We won't be bringing every game listed above with us: If there's a specific game you want to see, please let me know in the comments below.

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COSPLAYERS
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Want to look knightly? Want to feel like a Prince Charming or want to be the fair Princess? Whatever your medieval persona, come along wearing anything medieval and we'll take a snap!

*CHANGING FACILITIES* If you want to change into a costume when here, please note there are no changing facilities. There are just standard toilet cubicles - Which are fine to change in, but consider this first.

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COMPETITION: Make Your Paper Helmet (Throughout the event)
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You know, some of our best competitions are the ones where we let you guys go nuts and make the coolest things you can make.

So... This month... You need to make a wearable paper helmet. We'll be judging your on a few aspects:

> Sturdiness (I.E it can't just fall apart on your head)
> Image (Of course there'll be supplies)
> Uniqueness (The more unique, the better)

PRIZES:

1st Place: £25 and first dibs on a physical prize.
2nd Place: £15 and second dibs on a physical prize.
3rd Place: £10 and whatever's left of the physical prizes.

Physical Prizes: Game of Thrones Bed Throw, D&D Starter Kit, Screenplay of The Holy Grail.
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As part of our commitment to being a great night out, we do not discriminate based upon age (although our min age requirement is venue policy), disability, gender, race, religion or sexuality. If at any point you feel you need to speak to someone about another's actions, please grab the host (Timlah) and we'll sort it out!