• GeekOut Bristol Meet - May 10th: To Be A Pokémon Master

    18+ Event You wanna be the very best like no one ever was? Yeah well, you've got some stiff competition, as this month's GeekOut Bristol Meet is celebrating the world of Pokémon. Will you catch 'em all? ---------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET POLL LIVE (TBC): ---------------------- Wanna grab some grub with us before the event? Great! We'll be up for a feast before the event. The poll is live on Facebook, as well as the comments below: https://www.facebook.com/events/977001709158026/permalink/981117788746418/ ---------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ---------------------- Whether you're a Pokémaster or a Bug Catcher, be sure to come along and fill your Pokédex with new entries - Friends, that is. Meet fellow Poké-fans and Poké-novices alike. 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. ---------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ---------------------- 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 - 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. We will be seeking out new game/s for this month's meet. A poll will go up on Facebook, allowing you to choose the new game. ---------------------- COSPLAYERS ---------------------- Wanna wear that cute Pikachu Kigurumi, or perhaps you wanna cosplay as Pokémon Trainer Red? Whatever your preferred choice of Pokémon costume, you're more than welcome here. Wear a costume, get your pics taken! *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. ---------------------- COMPETITION: Pokédexed ---------------------- Some of you will be excited by this, others will dread it. This is a Pokédex related worksheet, which you will need to work through by yourselves. No cheating now. You'll be given a bunch of questions and images, which you will need to work through. If we need to have a face off for the top 3 spots, then so be it! The sheet will only be available on the day of GeekOut Bristol. So uh, study the Pokédex. No, I'm not telling you which version of the Pokédex. PRIZES: 1st Place: £25, a GeekOut poster and first dibs on a physical prize. 2nd Place: £15, a GeekOut poster and second dibs on a physical prize. 3rd Place: £10, a GeekOut poster and whatever's left of the physical prizes. Physical Prizes: TBC ---- 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!

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  • GeekOut Bristol Meet - April 13th: Superhero Assembly

    Old Market Tavern

    18+ Event Never fear, for GeekOut Bristol Meet is here! We're back with action-packed superhero antics. If you're a fan of Marvel, DC, Independents, or hey even superhero anime/manga, then you're catered for here! Oh and if you're not a big superhero fan, don't worry, we're still all about the games! ---------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET POLL LIVE (TBC): ---------------------- Wanna grab some grub with us before the event? Great! We'll be up for a feast before the event, so vote below or https://www.facebook.com/events/322576408606888/permalink/325733858291143/ ---------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ---------------------- Put on your best superheroic face, wear your best superheroic clothes and let's get superheroic (I'm never saying that word again). Join us for a night of fun and games, with a heroic spin. 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. ---------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ---------------------- 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 - Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit - Jungle Speed - Love Letter - Pokemon 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. We will be seeking out new game/s for this month's meet. Once we know what it is, we'll announce it in the comments. ---------------------- COSPLAYERS ---------------------- You know what this one's about. This is your chance to wear spandex in public! Or, perhaps you're feeling a little rebellious and want to show the villain within? Come along in cosplay folk, we'll snap some shots of you! *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 you might want to consider this first. ---------------------- COMPETITION: The Symbol of (In)Justice ---------------------- Are you a law-abiding hero? Perhaps you're a dastardly villain looking to spoil the fun of the superheroes? Whatever you are, think carefully - All super-somethings have a symbol to represent themselves. Think about it. Superman has his S and Batman has his bat. Spiderman has his spider and Captain Marvel has her 8-pointed star. Now it's up for you to design a totally unique symbol for your own personal brand of superheroics (I lied about never saying that word again), or supervillainy. > No plagiarism > You'll need to provide a brief 1-paragraph description of your super (max 100 words). You will be judged on how accurate the symbol portrays your characters description, as well as the design work and the detail put in. Complex =/= detail, by the by. PRIZES: 1st Place: £25, a GeekOut poster and first dibs on a physical prize. 2nd Place: £15, a GeekOut poster and second dibs on a physical prize. 3rd Place: £10, a GeekOut poster and whatever's left of the physical prizes. Physical Prizes: TBC ---- 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!

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  • GeekOut Bristol Meet - March 8th: Mash The Keypad

    Old Market Tavern

    18+ Event Gamers rejoice, as we're coming back with another video-game filled event. It's been a while since we had a gaming session, but now it's time to put on your gamers gauntlet, as we celebrate video games in all of its glory. ---------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET GBK (12:00-13:45): ---------------------- Wanna grab some grub with us before the event? Great! We'll be up for a feast before the event, so join us at Gourmet Burger Kitchen. We've got a table booked, but if you get in early enough, you may be able to join us. ---------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ---------------------- Our gamers get together is taking place in the great halls of the Old Market Tavern. Get ready, we're about to have a night of gaming; but if video games aren't your thing, don't panic - We still have lots of board games! OMT SPECIAL £3.50 for OMT's GeekOut exclusive drink, Cherry Bomb. Bacardi & Glitter Berry j2O. It's great for when you need a 1-Up! 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. ---------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ---------------------- 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 - Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit - Jungle Speed - Love Letter - Pokemon 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. A new game will be brought along if possible. Once we know what it is, we'll announce it in the comments. ---------------------- COSPLAYERS ---------------------- Gamers, bring your favourite video-game inspired cosplays as we will be Linking you all together for a Pokemon Snap! I really should stop writing puns... *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 you might want to consider this first. ---------------------- COMPETITION: Video Game Tournament ---------------------- Are you a bit of a gamer? Good, because we need you to defeat the best that Bristol has to offer - Your fellow GeekOut Bristol Meet gamers! Will you be victorious, or will you be left in the dust? Come along, test how much of a gamer you are, as there will be some classic games. Classics. CLASSICS. With keypads. Round one to be finished by 8pm. Round two to be finished by 9pm. Round 3 to be finished by 10pm and the finals to be finished just a little after 10pm. Later than a usual competition for us, but I want to try and give as many people an opportunity as possible. PRIZES: 1st Place: £25, a GeekOut poster and first dibs on a physical prize. 2nd Place: £15, a GeekOut poster and second dibs on a physical prize. 3rd Place: £10, a GeekOut poster and whatever's left of the physical prizes. Prizes so far: Nintendo 64 (w/1 Controller, Ocarina of Time and Perfect Dark), A Book of World Records Gamers Edition, A Book of the History of Video Games. ---- 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!

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  • GeekOut Bristol Meet - February 9th: Stay A While, Story-Teller

    18+ Event Stories are wonderful, especially when they're you're own! If you've ever wanted to write your own short story and have people read what you've written, you're sort of in with a chance. Sort of. ---------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET TBC (TBC): ---------------------- Wanna grab some grub with us before the event? Great! We'll be up for a feast before the event, so check the comments below on Sunday 20th for the pre-meet food poll! ---------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ---------------------- A good setting for any tale is that of an inn, or a pub, or a bar... Basically, it sounds to me like a lot of writers just wanted to get drunk. Nevermind that, it's time for us to head back to our friendly tavern to write our stories. 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. ---------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ---------------------- 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 - Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit - Jungle Speed - Love Letter - Pokemon 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. A new game will be brought along if possible. Once we know what it is, we'll announce it in the comments. ---------------------- COSPLAYERS ---------------------- This event has no major theme for cosplay, but if writing has inspired you to wear a costume, then have at it! We always love to catch people in their amazing crafts! *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 you might want to consider this first. ---------------------- COMPETITION: Story-Telling ---------------------- Hey, so, I said there was something odd about this story you have to write, right? RULES: We want a beginning, a middle and an end. We want 3 characters, no more, no less. We want the story to be set in the Old Market Tavern at a GeekOut Bristol Meet. We want no more than 500 words. You can write your story before coming to GeekOut Bristol Meet, you may not plagiarise except from your own ~unpublished~ stories, if you have any! You may reference real people, but if you do, please do not put anything derogatory or harmful - Or, if you want them involved in your work and have "plans" for them, get their permission. Any genre's fine, but those are the requirements. Tell us your GeekOut story! PRIZES: 1st Place: £25, a GeekOut poster and first dibs on a physical prize. 2nd Place: £15, a GeekOut poster and second dibs on a physical prize. 3rd Place: £10, a GeekOut poster and whatever's left of the physical prizes. Prizes to be confirmed ---- 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!

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  • GeekOut Bristol Meet - January 11th: New Year's Resolutions

    18+ Event Happy new year GeekOut fans and friends, for we've added another year to our lives. Once you've finished celebrating the new year, come and join us and share with us your passion for board games and more, as we gather once again for GeekOut Bristol Meet! ---------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET 12:00-13:45 (Casa Brasil): ---------------------- Wanna grab some grub with us before the event? Pick from one of these options and share it in the comments, or on our facebook event (See comments): > Casa Brasil, Cabot Circus > Giraffe, Cabot Circus > Nandos, Cabot Circus Allergen menus Casa Brasil - https://www.casabrasilrestaurants.co.uk/bristol-menus/ Giraffe - https://www.giraffe.net/allergens/menu/bristol Nandos - https://www.nandos.co.uk/food/menu ---------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ---------------------- Cutting back the carbs? Gonna clear your Steam library? Buying more board games? Reading more? What are your new year's resolutions?! Come join us, share your new year's resolutions and show us how proudly geeky you're going to be this 2019! Oh and while you're at it, let's play some games and have great geeky conversation. 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. ---------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ---------------------- As always, we'll have a large selection of board games available, so please do check out what we have: - Bears vs Babies - Bucket of Doom - Cards Against Humanity (UK Edition + Expansions 1, 2 and 3) - Cash n Guns - Chess - Exploding Kittens - Fluxx - Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit - Jungle Speed - Love Letter - Pokemon Monopoly - Rogues to Riches - Scrabble - Star Trek Settlers of Catan - Three Wishes - Unusual Suspects - Zombie Munchkin - 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. A new game will be brought along if possible. Once we know what it is, we'll announce it in the comments. ---------------------- COSPLAYERS ---------------------- Is this year going to be a big year for cosplay for you? Why not rep your favourite characters and show us what cool costumes you've been working on? *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 you might want to consider this first. ---------------------- COMPETITION: New Year's Resolutions ---------------------- The New Year's Resolutions competition is pretty simple: Share your resolution with us... Haha I kid, there's more to it. You'll get a sheet, which you'll be able to write what the resolution is. Then you'll explain how you'll achieve it. The geekiest entry will win. The sheet will be available printed on the day, but it's in the comments below. 1st Place: £25, a GeekOut poster and first dibs on a physical prize. 2nd Place: £15, a GeekOut poster and second dibs on a physical prize. 3rd Place: £10, a GeekOut poster and whatever's left of the physical prizes. Prizes: Marvel Desk Calendar, Book of Inspirational Quotes, Leather Bound Journal ---- 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!

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  • GeekOut Bristol Meet - December 7th: The Hogfather's Here

    18+ Event It's the night before the night before the nigh-- It's a number of days before Christmas and all throughout the pub, plenty of geeks were drinking and enjoying good grub. But lo, who's that at the rear? Santa Claus? No, the Hogfather's Here! ----------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET TGI Friday's (12:00-13:45): ----------------------- As ever, we love a good nomming session before GeekOut Bristol Meet, so we'll be heading to TGI Friday's between 12pm-1:45pm! We've had to book a table, so we can't really have anyone else at this. Boo. We'll see everyone else at the main event! ----------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ----------------------- With it being Christmas, we're going to celebrate all that is good within our geeky fandoms. We'll have our usual competition, but further to that, we're bringing back, for the fourth year, our super popular Super Secret Santa! Yass! 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. ----------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ----------------------- As always, we'll have a large selection of board games available, so please do check out what we have: - Bears vs Babies - Bucket of Doom - Cards Against Humanity (UK Edition + Expansions 1, 2 and 3) - Cash n Guns - Chess - Exploding Kittens - Fluxx - Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit - Jungle Speed - Love Letter - Pokemon Monopoly - Rogues to Riches - Scrabble - Star Trek Settlers of Catan - Three Wishes - Unusual Suspects - Zombie Munchkin - 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. A new game will be brought along if possible. Once we know what it is, we'll announce it in the comments. ----------------------- COSPLAYERS (After Super Secret Santa) ----------------------- IT'S CHRISTMAS! Even if you don't turn up in costume, we'll look to be giving out santa hats. So no matter what, you get a freebie for this event. Isn't that cool? We'll get a massive picture of as many of you lovely geeks in the conservatory, if possible! *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 you might want to consider this first. ----------------------- COMPETITION: GeekOut's Christmas Calendar ----------------------- As it's going to be Christmas season, the competition is super simple. We're going to make our own Christmas Calendar! Up to 25 people can win a small prize. Throughout the day, until it's finished, you'll get to open a window and answer a tough quiz question. Get it right, the prize is yours! ----------------------- SUPER SECRET SANTA: 9pm (Conservatory) ----------------------- Yes, it's Christmas, so it's GeekOut's Bristol's 'famous' Super Secret Santa time! The rules are simple: > £10 limit. > Buy a geeky present. > Wrap it up (consider using craft paper!) > Bring it in. > You'll get a piece of paper - We'll trade that paper for a random present. It's completely random, so buy a cool geeky gift that anyone can enjoy. Give it some thought :) ---- As part of our commitment to being a great night out, we do not discriminate based upon age (although our 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!

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  • GeekOut Bristol Meet - November 10th: Literally Literature

    18+ Event Books; eBooks; Writing; Written word. That's what we're going to celebrate, as we get together for a night of fun and games, with a twist using literature. As this month will be NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, we figured we should create our own story... More on that in the competition. ----------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET 13:00-13:55 (Old Market Cafe): ----------------------- As ever, we love a good nomming session before GeekOut Bristol Meet, so today we're going to enjoy a nice little cafe brunch. Come join us if you're around! ----------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ----------------------- I love a good story, but all good stories have a beginning, a middle and an end. Ours happens to have a prequel with our pre-meetup, however we're going to have a night of gaming, as well as chatting about various novels and pieces of prose. 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. ----------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ----------------------- As always, we'll have a large selection of board games available, so please do check out what we have: - Bears vs Babies - Bucket of Doom - Cards Against Humanity (UK Edition + Expansions 1, 2 and 3) - Cash n Guns - Chess - Exploding Kittens - Fluxx - Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit - Jungle Speed - Love Letter - Pokemon Monopoly - Rogues to Riches - Scrabble - Star Trek Settlers of Catan - Three Wishes - Unusual Suspects - Zombie Munchkin - 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. A new game will be brought along if possible. Once we know what it is, we'll announce it in the comments. ----------------------- COSPLAYERS (Group Cosplay Picture: 9pm) ----------------------- Naturally, some of your favourite characters come to life on pages, so why not share your love of these characters by physically bringing them to life. All cosplayers are welcome, as always. *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 you might want to consider this first. ----------------------- COMPETITION: Written Insult-Off (8pm-9pm judging, 9pm results) ----------------------- We do love a good bit of writing, but one thing we like even more is a good bit of crass humour. Pick up your quill and parchment, for you're going to write up to 1 A4 page of insults. The funniest and most insulting wins, but, please note the following: > No homophobia, no racism, no sexism, no disablism, no ageism and no ideology bashing. That's not cool (and you can do better than that). > Make it as insulting as you want, but we're going to critique these on how -funny- these insults are... However, there are three criteria: - Humour - Legibility (We've gotta be able to read it!) - Word complexity (you may use ye olde English, should that suit you) 1st: £25 Cash, a GeekOut Poster 2nd: £15 Cash, a GeekOut Poster 3rd: £10 Cash, a GeekOut Poster All entries that I can read will be gathered up and turned into a free eBook, exclusive to you guys. Aren't I nice? ---- As part of our commitment to being a great night out, we do not discriminate based upon age (although our 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!

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  • GeekOut Bristol Meet - October 12th: Spectre-Waltz

    Old Market Tavern

    18+ Event It's that time of year once more, where the horrifying, the dead and the damned become a part of our every day. Here at GeekOut Bristol, we like to celebrate Halloween a little bit early, so come and join us for our Spectre-Waltz! ----------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET 12:00-13:45 (Casa Brasil): ----------------------- As ever, we love a good nomming session before GeekOut Bristol Meet, so we'll be heading to Casa Brasil. Table will be booked, so if you want to join us, let us know right away (Please let us know by Wednesday at latest, so I can change our booking if we need to ). ----------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ----------------------- I was working in the lab, late one night, when my eyes beheld an eerie sight - The number of fellow geeks began to rise, quite suddenly, to my surprise. They did the waltz; they did the Spectre-Waltz! This is an anything goes event, in the spirit of Halloween. If you want to get your Halloween-y spirit on early, come and join us for a night of fun and festivities! 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. ----------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ----------------------- As always, we'll have a large selection of board games available, so please do check out what we have: - Bears vs Babies - Bucket of Doom - Cards Against Humanity (UK Edition + Expansions 1, 2 and 3) - Cash n Guns - Chess - Exploding Kittens - Fluxx - Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit - Jungle Speed - Love Letter - Pokemon Monopoly - Rogues to Riches - Scrabble - Star Trek Settlers of Catan - Three Wishes - Unusual Suspects - Zombie Munchkin - 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. A new game will be brought along if possible. Once we know what it is, we'll announce it in the comments. ----------------------- COSPLAYERS (Group Cosplay Picture: 9pm) ----------------------- Halloween and cosplay: They go hand in hand, right? For everyone whose around for a bit of Halloween-y goodness, come join us and share your amazing creations. Hey, even if you didn't make your costume, come and get your picture taken with us! *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 you might want to consider this first. ----------------------- COMPETITION: Halloween Costume Competition (8pm-9pm judging, 9pm results) ----------------------- Well, as it's for Halloween, how could we NOT have a competition themed around what you come dressed as? Yes, prizes for the best dressed Halloween-inspired outfits. But uh, remember, it's still going to be early October, so do note our changing facilities note above! 1st: £25 Cash, a GeekOut Poster 2nd: £15 Cash, a GeekOut Poster 3rd: £10 Cash, a GeekOut Poster Prizes: £20 voucher for Coscraft, 2kg tub of Haribo Starmix and Werewolf, the card game! ---- As part of our commitment to being a great night out, we do not discriminate based upon age, 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!

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  • GeekOut Bristol Meet - September 8th: Harry Potter's GeekOut Return

    18+ Event Muggles and wizards are welcome as we proudly present a Harry Potter inspired evening. Also, do come and try out the Butterbeer that'll be at the bar. Mmm, delicious! ----------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET 12:30-13:45 (Yo! Sushi): ----------------------- As ever, we love a good nomming session before GeekOut Bristol Meet - We'll be eating at Yo! Sushi at 12:30! ----------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ----------------------- Harry Potter - The boy who lived - Helped inspire a nation of kids around the world. Come join us in our own version of the Hog's Head Inn, the Old Market Tavern and be prepared to be Stupefy'd at our magical event! 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. ----------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ----------------------- As always, we'll have a large selection of board games available, so please do check out what we have: - Bears vs Babies - Bucket of Doom - Cards Against Humanity (UK Edition + Expansions 1, 2 and 3) - Cash n Guns - Chess - Exploding Kittens - Fluxx - Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit - Jungle Speed - Love Letter - Pokemon Monopoly - Rogues to Riches - Scrabble - Star Trek Settlers of Catan - Three Wishes - Unusual Suspects - Zombie Munchkin - 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. We will bring a new game for this meetup as well, so watch this space, we'll announce what it is on Monday 6th by 10pm! ----------------------- Talk Geek To Me: INTRODUCTION TO YUGIOH! with Ben and Alex (6pm-7pm) ----------------------- We're a geek community - So starting this month, we're going to let our audience give a talk or demonstration on their interests. This month, we have Ben and Alex, who will be giving an introduction to the TCG YuGiOh! From 6pm-7pm (perhaps longer if needed), they'll have a table you can join them on to learn about something they're passionate about. Want a slot to talk about your interests? Let me know and we'll get you involved! ----------------------- COSPLAYERS (Group Cosplay Picture: 9pm) ----------------------- Wanna rep your house? Going to cosplay a character? Great! Show off your stuff and we'll have a group photo in the garden just after the competition (some time around 9pm). *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 you might want to consider this first. ----------------------- COMPETITION: Magical Menagerie (8pm-9pm judging, 9pm results) ----------------------- For this month's competition, you will be designing three things for our judges: A Spell/Curse - You must write the name of your spell and give a small diagram of what it does. A Wand - Design for us a wand grand enough to be an Elder Wand! A House - Design a Hogwart's House - The fifth, 'forgotten' house! Ooo! Write a 2 sentence description about your house, too. There'll be three judges as ever and it's free to enter! 1st: £25 Cash, a GeekOut Poster 2nd: £15 Cash, a GeekOut Poster 3rd: £10 Cash, a GeekOut Poster Prizes and more info TBC on http://geekoutsw.com/ on Sunday 19th. ---- As part of our commitment to being a great night out, we do not discriminate based upon age, 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!

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  • GeekOut Bristol Meet - August 10th: GeekOut's Bizarre Adventure

    18+ Event OH MY GOD! Get your stands out, it's time for us to get ready for our very own Bizarre Adventure! With a new season of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure coming out later this year, it's time for us to celebrate the ripple and of course, Za Warudo! Oh and for any of you who don't know what we're on about, it's cool - Come along and enjoy our antics anyway, as it'll be another great night of fun and games! ----------------------- FOODIE PRE-MEET Five Guys (13:00-13:50): ----------------------- As ever, we love a good nomming session before GeekOut Bristol Meet, so come along and enjoy a bite with us at Five Guys. Just rock on over and join us for delicious burgers. ----------------------- MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern) ----------------------- Whether you're a proper gentleman like Jonathan Joestar, or if you're a bit of a rebel like Iggy, this meet is going to be zany and colourful. Filled to the brim with references to the legendary JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, be prepared to face a journey unlike any GeekOut has seen before! 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 very cheap and it's absolutely delicious! Food is 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. ----------------------- BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games) ----------------------- As always, we'll have a large selection of board games available, so please do check out what we have: - Bears vs Babies - Bucket of Doom - Cards Against Humanity (UK Edition + Expansions 1, 2 and 3)# - Cash n Guns# - Chess - Exploding Kittens# - Fluxx - Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit - Jungle Speed - Love Letter - Pokemon Monopoly# - Rogues to Riches - Scrabble# - Star Trek Settlers of Catan# - Three Wishes - Unusual Suspects - Zombie Munchkin - 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. We will bring a new game for this meetup as well, so watch this space, we'll announce what it is on Monday 6th by 10pm! #We've had a request for these, so we will definitely bring them. ----------------------- COSPLAYERS (Group Cosplay Picture: 9pm) ----------------------- Are you a Joseph fan, or are you more of a Reverb Act III? Whatever level your JoJo fandom, or even if you're not a JoJo fan, but just want to show off your latest works, come join us for another awesome meet and exhibit your costumes! *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 you might want to consider this first. ----------------------- COMPETITION: Take A Stand (8pm-9pm judging, 9pm results) ----------------------- You are one of the fortunate people who can use a stand! You must design your stand and explain what your stand does. Some basic rules: > YES! YES! YES! YES! You can create it BEFORE coming to the meet and bring it with you (even printed). > NO! NO! NO! NO! You cannot use an existing stand from JoJo. > YES! YES! YES! YES! Pictures will get you extra points. > NO! NO! NO! NO! No sexist, racist, disablist or otherwise hurtful descriptions. More info in the comments below. 1st: £25 Cash, a GeekOut Poster 2nd: £15 Cash, a GeekOut Poster 3rd: £10 Cash, a GeekOut Poster Prizes: Jotaro Hat, Phantom Blood hardback, DIO figure ---- As part of our commitment to being a great night out, we do not discriminate based upon age, 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!

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