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Leon Pendraken Sponsoring Member of TMP of Pendraken Miniatures writes:


Battleground

We're only a few weeks away from this year's Battleground show, so here's our confirmed trader and games lists!

Traders

  1. 1525 Miniatures1525miniatures.net
  2. Ainsty Castingsainsty-castings.co.uk
  3. Baccus 6mmbaccus6mm.com
  4. Beanie Games – beaniegames.co.uk
  5. Bow and Bladebowandblade.co.uk
  6. Colonel Bill'scolonelbills.com
  7. Cozzmic Cakes – facebook.com/CozzmicCakes
  8. Crann Taracranntaraminiatures.co.uk
  9. Crooked Dicecrooked-dice.co.uk
  10. Dave Lanchester – davidlanchestermilitarybooks.co.uk
  11. Dave Thomas – stores.eBay.co.uk/The-Dave-T-Shop
  12. Dave's Wargames
  13. Eagle Figureseaglefigures.co.uk
  14. Four A Miniaturesfouraminiatures.com
  15. Galloping Majorgallopingmajorwargames.com
  16. Gaming Figures – gamingfigures.com
  17. Graham's Wuerkshoppe
  18. Grubby Tanks/Britanniagrubbytanks.com
  19. Hoka Hey Wargaminghokaheywargaming.co.uk
  20. Ironclad Miniaturesironcladminiatures.co.uk
  21. Iron Gate Sceneryirongatescenery.co.uk
  22. Last Valleyworgaimz.karoo.net/gbsd
  23. Lesley's Bits Box/KR Multicaselesleysbitsbox.co.uk
  24. Marching in Colour – marchingincolour.blogspot.co.uk
  25. Mighty Lancer Games – https://www.mightylancergames.co.uk
  26. Minibitsminibits.net
  27. Newline Designsnewlinedesigns.co.uk
  28. Northumbrian Painting Services – https://www.paintinghistory.co.uk
  29. Oathsworn Miniaturesoathsworn.net
  30. Pendraken Miniaturespendraken.co.uk
  31. Sarissa Precisionsarissa-precision.com
  32. Scotia Grendel
  33. Warbaseswarbases.co.uk
  34. Warlord Gameswarlordgames.com

Display Games

Battlefield Trust
Battle of Guisborough 1643 – The Battle of Guisborough recreated as a 2mm/1:800th scale model, as part of the Battlefield Trust stand. There will also be a display of weapons and equipment.
Border Reivers
Battle of Plum Creek – A (highly) fictional engagement set during the American Civil War where a British Intervention Force is sent to help out the Confederate States. A 28mm game using Pickett's Charge rules.
Brompton Bankers
Poland 1939!
Carrying On Up The Dale
The Battle of Ferozeshah, 21st December 1845: Set during the 1st Anglo-Sikh War, the Sikh army (the Khalsa) have crossed the river Sutlej and invaded British India. General Sir Hugh Gough (Commander-in-Chief of India) and Sir Henry Hardinge (Governor General of India) are in command of an impressive army of Queen's and East India Company troops. After an untidy victory at Mudki on 18th December, the army is posed to attack the Sikhs in their entrenched encampment at the village of Ferozeshah.
Durham Wargames Group
To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Cortes' conquest of Mexico, set around the lake in the Valley of Mexico. This was one of the actions Cortes undertook prior to the siege of Tenochtitlan, played out using Sword and Spear rules.
Generals & Kings
Battle of Kursk – in 20mm using Battlegroup rules!
Grimsby Wargames Society
The Battle of the Dnieper was a military campaign that took place in 1943 on the Eastern Front of WWII. It was one of the largest operations of the war, involving almost 4,000,000 troops and stretched across a 1,400km front.
Iacta Alea Est
Restaging the last day of the Battle of Leipzig, between France & Allies vs Russia, Austria and Prussia! In 10mm, using Pendraken figures!
Independent Wargames Group
A large English Civil War battle in 25mm, representing a 'What If' scenario circa 1642.
Lancaster Cellarmen
Vintage 20mm Russo-Japanese War using Jacklex figures!
Old Guard Wargames Club
Bolt Action: Western Desert 1942. The Afrika Korps, supported by the Italians, attack the 8th Army at Gazala.
Prince Bishop Wargames Club
El Cid Raiding Parties – Spanish and Christian allies trying to fend off Moorish raiding parties.
Redcar Ironbeards
WWII German invasion of the island of Leros on 12th-13th November 1943. Played using 15mm figures and Rapid Fire rules. Visitors are encouraged to take part if you wish!
Stafford and District Wargame Club
Operation Camargue – A Croissant for Uncle Ho! Indo-China – Viet Minh v French Colonial forces using 10mm figures and Pendraken's Blitzkrieg Commander IV ruleset
Westerhope Wargames Group
The Battle of the Little Big Horn and Reno's Retreat in 25mm!

Participation Games

Cozzmic Cakes
Cupcake Wars! – Always one of the most popular games of the event, come and have a go and win yourself a cupcake!
Nate Zettle
Blood and Plunder! Brandish your cutlass and musket and prepare for swashbuckling adventure on the Spanish Main! Whether you're marching your pirate army across the Isthmus of Panama as legendary pirate Henry Morgan or terrorizing the Jamaican coasts as the infamous Captain Rivero, Blood and Plunder is a game that is guaranteed to evoke thrills and capture the imagination of miniature gamers.
Scarborough Games Society
Details TBC!
Something to do With Dice
Tomb of Blood! Vampire hunting in Victorian Durham using In Her Majesty's Name Gothic rules!
Tyneside Wargames Club
Operation Barbarossa! A nice big game using 10mm figures!
Vince Usher
Carnevale! – The year is 1795, A great Rent has torn open reality and sunk most of Europe beneath the waves. Only one place stands untouched by the calamity: Venice. Gangs stalk the canals looking for blood, the clandestine secret societies making themselves known, fighting to carve out their own territories. A 32mm skirmish game.
Yorkshire Coast Gamers
A 15mm Napoleonic game using DBN rules!

Talks

We're also very pleased to have the Battlefields Trust attending again to present a pair of talks for the visitors:

Civil Insolences
The Battlefields Trust are pleased to announce the launch of the publication Civil Insolences; poetry by Bob Beagrie. Civil Insolences explores the events and characters involved in the lead up, conflict and aftermath of the Battle of Guisborough (16th January 1643). To accompany this, Phil Philo (chair of the Battlefields Trust) will give a talk on the Battle of Guisborough, while the Battlefields Trust's model maker in residence, Mark Hornsby, will also be revealing his latest model for the Battle of Guisborough downstairs in the main hall.
Ready to Bleed
Arran Johnston (director of the Scottish Battlefields Trust) will be attending Battleground to speak on both the armies of the Scottish Covenant and the Battle of Newburn Ford. He will be promoting his latest publication, Ready to Bleed: The Armies of the Scottish Covenant (1639-47), which describes the formation of the Covenant army, its campaigns, strengths and weaknesses, and will be released in December. He will also have copies of Essential Agony: The Battle of Dunbar available to purchase (available through Helion here.

Tabletop Sale

The Tabletop Sale is open for bookings, but we only have afternoon slots available now. If you'd like to book in, drop us an email through the Contact page of the Battleground website: https://www.battlegroundshow.co.uk/contact.

And that's it for now, we hope to see you there!

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