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Pikeman Nasty Inactive Member04 Dec 2015 2:27 a.m. PST

Dotted a stone's throw away from the site of the initial Jacobite victory on the battlefield of Prestonpans during the 1745 Rising, the Scottish Battlefield's Trust warmly invites you to its Inaugural wargames show.


Date
Saturday 20 February 2016 11am-4pm

Venue
The Prestoungrange Gothenburg, 227 High Street, EH32 9BE
Prestonpans, East Lothian

Obviously trying to promote the preservation and protection of Scotland's battlefields, the theme for the event will be a small series of both participation and demonstration games acting as a timeline through Scotland's military history, from the Romans to the Jacobite Rebellions. Painting competitions will be run on the day, with a number of select prizes. Supported by a select number of traders, reenactors and historical stands, it should prove an informative day for the whole family. Food and drink is available from the restaurant downstairs. Only half an hour from Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, we hope this is an event that will grow and accomodate a gap in the Scottish gaming catalogue

£2.00 GBP GBP entry, free to under 15's.

Please stay tuned for further update's regarding clubs, traders, competitions and advertising.

scottishbattlefields.org
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Dave Knight04 Dec 2015 8:22 a.m. PST

The Falkirk club is putting on a PP game of Border Reivers using a derivation of In Her Majesty's Name

(Liz rather than Vicky I suppose)

Pikeman Nasty Inactive Member09 Dec 2015 8:11 a.m. PST

Confirmed Games and Traders for Show

Games Confirmed:
South East Scotland Wargames Club seswc.co.uk‌ Y Gododdin AD600-Participation
Claymore Castings claymorecastings.co.uk/- The Wolf of Badenoch
Glasgow District Wargames Society gdws.co.uk-Flodden 1513
Falkirk District Wargames Club falkirkwargamesclub.org.uk -Border Reivers-Participation
The League of Augsburg link Killiecrankie 1689
Brett Fletcher-The Porteous Riots 1736

Traders Confirmed
Claymore Castings link Anglo-Scots Wars/Hundred Years War
Hoka Hey Miniatures hokaheywargaming.co.uk -Elizabethan/Border Reiver Miniatures
Warfare Miniatures leagueofaugsburg.com/shop- Nine Years War
Crann Tara Miniatures cranntaraminiatures.co.uk -Jacobite Rebellion/War of the Austrian Succession Miniatures
Templar Wargames templarwargames.co.uk

Stay tuned for information on other exhibits and painting competitions

Pikeman Nasty Inactive Member11 Dec 2015 11:24 a.m. PST
Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Dec 2015 1:35 p.m. PST

It sounds like a good lineup of quality games and dealers. It should be a great show.

Pikeman Nasty Inactive Member12 Feb 2016 8:54 a.m. PST

Just over a week now till the show. Please join us for some fantastic games, traders, information on how you could help the protection of local battlefields, competitions, give aways and more. Free wargames flags for the first 100 people through the doors. Painting competition with some top notch prizes to be won.

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RIchard Borg Inactive Member26 Mar 2016 11:56 a.m. PST

Its a little far from Orlando Florida. but if I could somehow teleport to the site, it really sounds like a fun time.

janner26 Mar 2016 10:35 p.m. PST

Good luck with the event thumbs up

42flanker27 Mar 2016 12:55 a.m. PST

Ermm…

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