What we're about

Reading Board Gamers (this meetup group) is an umbrella group run for the benefit of the Reading board gaming community as a whole, bringing together the events organised by the board gaming groups in the area in one place.
I formed The Reading Boardgames Social over 8 years ago now, and all of the group's events will be listed here - Just watch out for any events labelled "RBGS presents..." - as well as on our dedicated Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/Boardgamessocial/).

If you have a group and wish to promote your events here, or if you are interested in becoming involved in the RBGS as an organiser, event host or in any other capacity then drop me a line.

> The RBGS is a relaxed and social group. No previous experience is necessary and you don't need to own any board games as there are always plenty brought along. Just come along to one of the events and join in with the fun.
> If you have any questions about any of the events, please post in the event or message the named host.

Any questions about the overall group are probably best directed at me.

We have also set up a board game trading group for any gamers in the Reading area https://www.facebook.com/groups/ReadingBoardGames.Buyandsell/
All are welcome, so please join and spread the word.

Hope to meet you over a boardgame soon...
Happy gaming : )

Upcoming events (4+)

RBGS presents Tuesday Gaming at The Castle Tap

The Castle Tap

Join us for our regular Tuesday board game evening at the Castle Tap

All are welcome! There is usually a good selection of games to play brought along by members who are always happy to teach them, or alternatively please bring along any of your own games you would like to play. The games are owned by our members personally, so please treat them with respect and be especially careful with food and drink.

The event starts at 6pm, but let us know if you are going to be later and we'll make sure there is a game for you to jump into.

We'll be in the television room which is out the back of the pub. Please ask the pub staff to point you in the right direction if you can't find us.

The venue is just outside the town centre, with plenty of public transport around.
Re. Parking advice from one of the landlords:
"there is a small car park still, mostly converted to beer garden tables now. three to four spaces only. Road parking on Anstey road next to car park after 6pm won't get you a ticket. single yellow line."

Full range of drinks, alcoholic, hot and non-alcoholic.
Please note food ISN'T available.

Please follow our T&C's for any of our events to ensure everyone has the best experience.

RBGS - Weekly Wokingham / Bracknell Games Night

Moss End Garden Village

Where: Cryptic Cabin (Moss End Garden Village, Google map link below). Note that Cryptic Cabin has moved, and this meet up is at their new venue - see details below
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Fee: £3 per person (the fee is payable to Cryptic Cabin directly on arrival)
Getting there: parking available if driving

Yay, RBGS meetups near Wokingham! We're a friendly group for experienced gamers or if you're new to the world of board games!

Cryptic Cabin is a miniatures shop with a gaming space located near Wokingham, Bracknell and Maidenhead at Moss End Garden Village. There is plenty of parking, and snacks and drinks are available to buy :)

The Cryptic Cabin shop can be found in the village, if you walk through the large gate when you arrive, past the sheds, it will be in the row of shops on your right. Please note the gate may be locked at 6pm. If you arrive after 6pm and the gate is locked, please call the Cryptic Cabin ([masked]) and they will open it for you.

It is useful for the venue to have an indication of how many people we are expecting, so please only use the RSVP in MeetUp if you plan to attend. But no problem if you plan to join, but then are not able to.

Organisers will bring some games, but please feel free to bring your own and if you want to pre plan, please use the comments section.

Hopefully see you there. :)

Thanks, RBGS organisers

NRWG presents Thursday Board Games

RISC World Shop and Global Refills

Board gaming, RPGing, and wargaming with friendly atmosphere.

Note: food and drink not currently available on site. Feel free to bring your own.

RUCC Game On! Weekly Thursday

Reading Ukrainian Community Centre

The RUCC Gamers group it's one of the longest running gaming groups in Reading - it's been going for over 30 years. After a long perioid of inactivity due to covid, we're back up and running again.

What to Expect
We have two things going on, a role-playing group and a boardgames group.

What to Bring
Bring along some games you fancy playing. Or don’t, as there will be loads and loads of games brought by others you can choose from.

What is the Venue
Reading Ukrainian Community Centre is located near the town centre. It has a lot of space, tables and chairs for gaming. It’s quiet (apart from the noise we make) and the lighting is very good. We have our own car park. There is a well-stocked bar which serves a good range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks at reasonable prices.

Who is Welcome
All gamers are welcome. You don’t need to be Ukrainian – none of us are – just have an interest in boardgames. Entry is £2 per person unless you're a member of the RUCC.

Past events (1,266)

RBGS presents Sunday gaming at The Mad Duck Cafe

The Mad Duck

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