What we're about

Welcome to the Geeks & Nerds society!

The Geeks & Nerds society was founded so that all the Geeks and Nerds of Leicester (and Midlands) could come together and share their love of all things geeky and nerdy! To hang out, have fun, discuss, eat, drink, quiz, play, have banter and most of all make new FRIENDS!

Meet ups you can look forward to in the future:

Board gaming, Escape reality, Zombie experience, National Space Centre, theme parks, ghost hunts, camping, walks, outdoor pursuits, London Science Museum, local museums, gigs/concerts, Comic Con, Disco Bowling, Pool, bowling, play games at the Retro Computer Museum, Bingo, meet up for drinks and food, test our intellectual capabilities with quizzes/trivia, laugh at comedy shows, blast each other at Laser tag, LAARPING. Pokemon Go, Picnics, Paint Ball, watch shows at the theatre, discuss fictional characters/worlds, watch movies at the cinema, read books together, shop at Forbidden Planet, play board games at Quest and much, much more!

So, do you like the sound of all that? Star Captains, Time Lords, Jedi's, Wizards, Cyborgs, and Hobbits!

Join us and then we can all rule the galaxy together (as father... oops wrong galaxy)

*We are always open to suggestions for new and interesting events, and encourage you to host or volunteer at them*

Rules & Guidelines:

Everybody is to be treated with respect and welcomed regardless of their nationality, disability, sexuality or gender.

Let the organiser know if you're unable to turn up. It is polite, and enables the organiser to make any relevant/important changes prior to the event/meetup

3 strike rule: if a member fails to turn up to a meet up 3 times without a good enough reason. The member will be removed from the group.

Upload a clear, full face, photo so members can recognise each other at events/meetup.

Members old and new will always be greeted with a warm welcome and introduced to other members in the group by the host.

18+ only

Exceptions for children will be made for family friendly events. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

No bullying, racism, sexism, homophobia. We are all in this together.

Our Values: Respect, Courtesy, Diversity, Equality, Fun and Friendship.

Message from founder:

"It isn't always easy to find people who share the same passions, interests and hobbies, is it? Especially, if you're a Geek or Nerd. The Leicester Geeks and Nerds society aims to change that. My intention with the group is to bring Geeks and Nerds from all over Leicester (and the Midlands) together, so that we can share our passions, interests and hobbies with one another, without feeling ashamed, embarrassed, misunderstood or an outcast. The group is especially suited (but not limited to) the socially awkward, the nerds, the geeks, the introverts, the socially anxious. We are a community. We are a Sisterhood and a Brotherhood. A Sibling-hood. We are an extended family. We are the Leicester Geeks & Nerds Society."

Upcoming events (3)

Escape Reality - Jungala

Escape Reality

Each month we are going to try out a new Escape Reality game. Escape Reality games require teamwork, problem solving and critical thinking skills. The games are fun, challenging and incredibly immersive. Some even say... SCARYYYY!!! OOOOHHHH :p Our first game will be Jungala! "You have discovered an old board game in your attic and once opened you are engulfed by a vortex and transported into an alternative realm. After only seeing a glimpse of the terrible world inside you are thrown back into reality. Vowing never to approach the game again you attempt to leave but the door has been locked trapping you in. Glancing over to the game you see the words “The dice have been rolled.” You have no choice but to complete the game or be trapped inside the other realm for eternity. You only have sixty minutes to complete the game!" https://www.escapereality.com/escape-rooms-uk/leicester/ Players 2 - 6 Price: £16 - £22 per player (Book online) Disclaimer: Date is a placeholder, as the date subject to change.


Queen Street

We are going to Comic Con Leicester! Table Top gaming, video games, movie props, traders, artists, cosplay, guest panels and much, much more! So there will be plenty of fun activities for us to participate in :) Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/events/396650704428601/ Purchase your tickets now @ the following link: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Leicester/Athena/Comic-Con-Leicester-2019/13466156/

Medieval Mayhem event at Guildhall

Guildhall Lane

Let's go and cause some Medieval Mayhem at the Guildhall! We will be doing everything from making Jesters hats, colouring in 'stained glass windows' and playing good o'l Medieval games together in the courtyard. Oh.... and before I forget: we will be placing each other in stocks and throwing buckets of water over each other! just like in... well... the Medieval era! ha ha! £3 - drop in event, so there is no need to worry about purchasing tickets in advance :) The event will be running from 11-3pm

Past events (12)

Hollywood Bowl at Meridian Park and a Meal!

Hollywood Bowl Leicester

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