What's this all about?

We are the 24 Hour Board Game Marathon! A festival of all things board gaming! In 24 hours you can game til your hearts content, shop for games, enter tournaments, participate in our live stream, plus much more!

Where and when is it?

It's in Somerton, Edgar Hall from 9am until 9am the day after! And yes we game all through the night!! Who needs sleep right? We do this to raise money for Cots For Tots Bristol, a charity that helps babies who need intensive care and their families in time of great need! More details can be found on The Grand Appeals website or ours below!

Where can I buy tickets?

Right on our website:


If I can't make it, can I donate to the cause?

Yes! Head to the site above and hit the donate button right on the front page!


Do I need to bring my own games?

Of course you can bring them, however we have our own board game library with over 200 titles for you to play and have fun with!

I don't know how to play many games, can you teach me?

Yes! We have a dedicated team of volunteers on standby running their own tables, and new to this year we will have volunteers ready to teach you the games you want to play, right off the shelf!

Can I Bring Kids?

Yes, however they're yours to look after. Younger children will struggle to be entertained here however any board gamers child can get stuck in with you! Tickets for kids are available this year! At just £8 a ticket.

I'm coming a long way to the event, can I sleep there?

Yeah you can! Any one coming from afar and want to sleep before and after the event, they can! We will have a small area for people to come the day before and snooze before it all kicks off and for after it all packs down, just let us know before hand!


When I get there I'm gonna need to eat, can we?

You can bring your own however our on site Meeples Kitchen will keep you well fed and hydrated, all at reasonable prices.

I can't attend but want to watch, can I?

Each year, we stream the whole thing live via Facebook, YouTube and Twitch! Come say hey!!

Can I see any media of anything before I commit?

Sure, head to our site, the24hourboardgamemarathon.co.uk for photos, videos and more!!