Events at AireCon are designed around fun! Have look below to see what we've got planned, they're a great way to get involved, meet new people and enhance your convention experience. We'll be updating this page regularly as we book in more entertainment.
KeyForge Sealed Deck Tournament
£10 for entry, includes a deck
Friday and Saturday at 12pm for registration in tournament area
Enter the Crucible in this battle to find the finest Archons around!
This will be a sealed deck tournament, with some deck switching in later stages.
You are not permitted to bring your own deck.
Games will be timed to 45 minutes.
Up to 40 players in each tournament.
Group stages, 1-4pm - swiss style tournament, players will be divided into 4 groups to play against each other
Semi finals, 4pm-6.30pm - The top player from each group will enter the semi-finals in a deck-switching knock best of 3 game, switching decks for game 2 and bidding chains for deck choice in game 3. The number 1 seed will play against the number 4 seed, and number 2 will play number 3
Final 6.30pm-9pm - The two prevailing Archons will battle each other in a best of 3 game, same rules as the semi-final.
Prizes - Prize support will be given by Asmodee, more details to follow
How to enter - come to the Tournament Zone in Hall Q at 12pm
We all love games, obviously, but this is a chance to meet others at AireCon that share another interest beyond games! Just come along, bring relevant things to share if you wish, and meet likeminded people.
Comics - hosted by Travelling Man
More than just Marvel vs DC, come and chat all things comics.
Craft Beer - with Mark of AireCon
Talk all things hop, malt, yeast, water and whatever the latest trend it. Average percentage at 6.5%.
Knitting Circle - Run by BaaRamEwe
Bring your knits or start one there and share your favourite patterns.
Baking - with special guest Kim Joy of GBBO
Bring along your tastiest treats for others to try.
Board Game Quiz
The Board Game Quiz returns!
Come along with a team or join one on the day, bring a drink and prepare to be challenged! A standard pub quiz, but every question is board game related.
Jollyboat bring their energetic brand of comedy pirate rock to AireCon, a free gig for everyone!
Mega-Karuba sponsored by HABA
Loads of people playing Karuba all at the same time, rules explanation will be given at the start by Rodney Smith
Mega-NMBR 9 sponsored by Z-Man
Loads of people playing NMBR 9 all at the same time, rules explanation will be given at the start by Rodney Smith.
Super Fun Awesome Party Game Time 2 - The Reimagining LIVE!
Laughs aplenty in this team competition of silly fun and hilarious challenges, come and join in a team or just watch.
Tabletop Escape Game Contest - Sponsored by Asmodee
Up to 15 teams of five people competing in an escape game. Will your team be the first to complete the challenge and win the game?
Prizes of Unlock donated by Asmodee UK will be awarded to the fastest teams in each session.
Bloggers, vloggers and, er, ploggers (what is someone that hosts a podcast called?) take to the stage to talk about whatever they usually talk about through their chosen medium, but with people watching live!
RPG Taster Sessions
Throughout the convention, RPG Zone
All are welcome at the Paizo RPG Marquee, as well as Pathfinder sessions there will be many great RPGs for you to try. Whatever your level of experience there's surely something there for you to discover.
Throughout the convetion, Demo Zone
Come and try out some games in development stages, you can chat with the designer and let them know what you love and what you think could be improved about the game. If you'd like to enter a game into playtesting go here.
Gaming Rules! demos
Paul Grogan from Gaming Rules! will be running demos allweekend of games for your to try out. Details ofhow to book these events will be announced later.
Asmodee Demo Zone
Throughout the convention, Asmodee Zone
The Asmodee crew show off the latest and greatest from well known publishers.
Interesting seminars covering a variety of topics, we'll update the schedule as we book them in, but they're free to attend and you might just learn something!
Family Zone by Imagination Gaming
Throughout the convention, Family Zone
Fun for the whole family with some new family style games. Visit the Imagination Gaming Family Zone and you'll be well looked after.
Friday 2pm, Kings Suite
Frantically counting colours and shapes. Newbies welcome: Bez will teach her forthcoming game. One normal game. Then, everyone will play with the expansion of confusion! After a final, someone will win some new games!
Saturday 2pm, Demo Zone
Chaos, cardplay, dickery and cat puns. Bez will teach her latest game before a series of games. In the end, someone will win a heap of prizes!
Mega Many a Mickell Makes a Muckell
Sunday 2pm, Kings Suite
Work on up to 3 words, trying to make the longest words for the most points. Loads of people playing at the same time. Rules explanation will be given at the start by Bez. After 2 games, 1 in 4 people will win their own Wibbell++ deck and 1 person will win everything Bez has ever mass-produced.