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Upcoming dates =


18-19 May, 29-30 June, 24-25 Aug ,26-27th Oct (Halloween special),

14-15 Dec (Festive Special)

Unplug and play with an entire weekend of non-stop tabletop gaming fun. Board Games, RPGs, and a whole load of extras awaits you.

Whether you're a seasoned gamer or a total beginner, there's something for everyone.

You can come alone or bring your friends and family. Our hosts will be waiting ready to make sure you have a great time!

Explore a massive collection of board games with the D&F games library or immerse yourself in the world of tabletop role-playing games with our bookable sessions.

So, why not join us for the entire weekend or just a day and get lost in the world of tabletop games.

But it’s not just table space that’s on offer!

Through the day there’ll be loads going on such as.

  • Board Game Pub Quiz 
  • Bookable RPGs
  • Raffle
  • Bring and Buy Sale
  • Traders Row
  • Board Game Bingo 
  • Play to win Tables 
  • Give Aways
  • Jigsaw Competitions
  • Entertainers
  • Aftershows (Every other Weekender)
  • Food & Drink Deals

And More.



Immersive Pavilion 

Raffle Sponsor

Zatu Games Logo - Raffle Sponsor

If you are interested in sponsoring, or would like more information please email info@dungeonsandflagons.co.uk 


As well as an entire day of gaming, we sometimes like to finish the Saturday of the weekender with an awesome aftershow, 

Previous after shows include -

  • John Robertsons The Dark Room
  • Jollyboat
  • Werewolf: Live
  • Film Screenings Eg, Rocky Horror, The Room, Labyrinth
  • Party Games and Karaoke with DJ Flash
  • Ada Campe
  • D&F Nerdy Bingo with Magik Ash

(Aftershows are 18+)

John Robertson performing The Dark Room at Dungeons and Flagons Tabletop Weekender aftershow


Saturday 10am-10pm

£9 + booking

Sunday 10am - 8pm

£8 + booking

Weekend Ticket (both Days 10% off)

£15.30 + Booking

On the Door

A Small number of tickets will be available on the door, however we highly recommend buying advance tickets. 

£10 on the door per day.

(under 18s accompanied by Adult

Aftershows are 18+)

Refunds policy


Select Saturday Date for Weekend Tickets. 

Advance Tickets come off sale Friday before the event at 6pm. 



10am- Doors Open

12-6pm - Traders Row

3pm- Board Game Pub Quiz

6.30pm- Play to Win Table Draw

7pm- Raffle Draw

10PM - Games End


10am- Doors Open

12-6pm - Traders Row

3pm- Board Game Bingo

5.30pm- Play to Win Table Draw

6PM- Raffle Draw

8pm-Games End

Bookable Sessions & RPG Zone

Saturday Sessions

Blood on the Clocktower

Sessions running at 11am,1pm,4pm, 6pm.

More info HERE

Monikers Mayhem

Big Group game of the helarious party game Monikers at 8pm.

More info HERE

Speed Gaming

The perfect icebreaker to meet new folks! starting 12pm. 

More info HERE

Immersion Pavilion - In the footsteps of Darwin

Join Sam through the day for an Immersive game of In the footsteps of Darwin! 

More info HERE

Sunday Sessions

Blood on the Clocktower

Sessions running at 11am,1pm and 4pm.

More info HERE

Puzzle Parlour

Jigsaw session 11am.

Session info HERE

Immersion Pavilion - In the footsteps of Darwin

Join Sam through the day, for an Immersive game of In the footsteps of Darwin! 

More info HERE

More TBA - If you would like to run an RPG/bookable session at the weekend please get in touch at info@dungeonsandflagons.co.uk


Introducing Tablemates, a simple and user-friendly system designed to connect board gamers, during the Dungeons & Flagons Weekender event.

Browse available games, join your favorites, or create your own game sessions with ease.

Visit our full how-to guide and start connecting with fellow players for an unforgettable gaming experience!

Start connecting HERE

Traders Row

Our Traders Row is a must-visit attraction where you'll discover an impressive variety of products offered by our amazing traders.

Whether you're looking for unique RPG accessories to enhance your gaming experience, or searching for the perfect piece of nerdy art to add some flair to your space, Traders Row promises a feast for your eyes and mind. It's an ideal spot for browsing, shopping, and even just appreciating the creativity within our gaming community.

people browsing the traders row at the dungeons and flagons tabletop weekender in manchester

Open 12-6 both days of the Weekender

Got something cool to share? If you're interested in joining our vibrant lineup of traders, we'd love to hear from you! Please get in touch at info@dungeonsandflagons.co.uk. Become part of the excitement and showcase your products! 

Board Hoard

Don't miss out on the D&F Board Hoard, Dungeons & Flagons' exclusive games store, conveniently situated next to the welcome desk.

Browse our unique selection of board games for sale, each thoughtfully chosen for quality and excitement.

Plus, check out our stunning D&F Merch collection!

Want to 'try before you buy'? All the games are available in the D&F Games Library for a test run, and our friendly hosts are always on hand to guide you through each one. Discover your next favorite game with us!

Games Library

You're always welcome to bring your favorite games to the Weekender, but don't worry if you can't – the D&F Games Library has got you covered!

We bring our extensive collection of over 400 games (and counting!) for you to explore and enjoy.

People browsing the dungeons and flagons board games library at the tabletop weekender in Manchester

From light-hearted party games to complex strategy epics, there's something to suit every taste and play style.

Struggling to decide? Our D&F hosts are always nearby, ready to offer personalised game recommendations to keep you entertained throughout the day.

Dive into our diverse game collection and find your next gaming obsession! Check out the games library HERE.

Are you on the hunt for a great deal on tabletop games? Or perhaps you have a few games that are no longer getting the table time they deserve? Look no further than the Bring & Buy sale at the D&F Tabletop Weekender!

Here's how it works:

🎲 Selling your games:

  1. Gather any tabletop games you'd like to sell - from board games and card games to RPGs and miniatures.
  2. Bring your games to the event and place them on the designated Bring & Buy table.
  3. Attach a Post-it note to each game, including your contact details (e.g., phone number or how to find you at the event), the selling price, and any additional information potential buyers might need (such as game condition or special edition details).
  4. Sit back, enjoy the event, and wait for interested buyers to get in touch!

🎲 Buying games:

  1. Browse the Bring & Buy table to discover an exciting selection of pre-loved games at bargain prices.
  2. If you find a game you're interested in, check the Post-it note for the seller's contact information and any relevant game details.
  3. Contact the seller to ask any questions, negotiate the price (if necessary), and complete the transaction.
  4. Enjoy your new game and the satisfaction of scoring a fantastic deal!

The Bring & Buy sale at the D&F Tabletop Weekender is a fun, easy, and eco-friendly way to refresh your game collection and connect with fellow gaming enthusiasts. Don't miss this opportunity to snag a bargain or find a new home for your pre-loved games. Happy trading!

Please not - all sales are between buyer and seller, and D&F takes no responisbility of games left on the Bring & Buy Tables (CCTV in operation) 

Bring & Buy Sale

Directions to the Venue / Parking

How to get to the Weekender venue...

The Union at Manchester Metropolitan University.

21 Higher Cambridge St, Manchester M15 6AD


The Union is located within an easy walking distance from public transport stops including Oxford Road Station and many of the local bus routes. If you are approaching The Union from Oxford Road, walk through campus past All Saints Park, take a left at the Business School and keep walking until you reach us.


Manchester is a very bike-friendly city and there are various facilities on the road to assist cyclists including cycle lanes, bus lanes and advanced stop lines at traffic signals.


Take the 147 bus from Piccadilly Station to the stop outside the surface car park on Oxford Road.There are many buses heading towards the Manchester campus from here (Bus Numbers 41, 42, 43, 85, 111, 250).


The free city bus service links train stations and car parks with areas across the city centre. There are three circular routes to choose from and you can hop on and off whenever you like. Service 2 (green) will take you near the Manchester campus and you can take a short walk to The Union from Oxford Road station.


From Oxford Road Station

Turn right out of the station and walk underneath the railway bridge. The Manchester campus is to your right.

From Piccadilly Station

Head to Fairfield Street taxi ranks and take the 147 bus to Oxford Road (runs every 10 minutes). You can also walk, which takes 10-15 minutes.

From Victoria Station

Jump on the Metroshuttle service 2 (green) which picks up outside Victoria station every 10 mins. Get off at Oxford Road station and The Union is a short walk from there.

(Travel info from the Union website -



Due to the city center location parking is unfortunately limited so we do recommmend using public transport to get to the event, however we understand this isn't always possible.

Alot of the streets around the venue (M15 6AD) such as Lower Chatham st and Higher Ormond St are restriction free at the weekends. 

Or theres

Manchester Boundary Lane Car Park, 83 Boundary Lane, Manchester,M15 6FD. 4 Min Walk.

or MMU SiPark £5, 2 Chester St, Manchester M1 5SH. 6 min walk.

Or Booth Street West Car Park, M15 6AR (Access via Higher Cambridge Street) 5 min walk.

Information correct at time of writing, please double check restrictions, D&F takes no responsibility 


If you have any Questions what so ever, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us via our Facebook page or email

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I attend alone?

You can, and loads of people already do. Our friendly hosts are more than happy to help you find a game to join and we have players welcome signs for people to advertise they need extra players. 

Can I leave the event and come back

You can indeed, you'll be given a wristband to get back in but should you use it our hosts will happily check your ticket again.

Do we have to bring our own games?

We'll have our entire board game libary at the event around 300 games so you don't have to but you're welcome to bring your own if you have something you really want to play.

Is this event good for people new to tabletop games?

We think so, we aim to make our events as welcoming as possible, and we have games to suit all levels in the library with people playing a wide range of difficulties/styles at the event. 

Refunds policy

Unless we cancel the event, we will only issue refunds (minus booking fee) up until 1 week before the event (not including event day). 

You will not be refunded if you are found to have broken the D&F code of conduct and asked to leave/not attend D&F in the future (prior to or during the event)