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« on: 05 December 2012, 14:50:25 »

The 24th Beer & Pretzels Games Weekend
18-19th May 2013


at the Town Hall, Burton on Trent

With our usual mix of board, card, roleplaying and miniatures games with good food & beer, in a splendid venue.



Open 10.00 - 10.00 on Saturday

10.00 - 7.00 on Sunday


Tickets cost £5 per day/£9 for both in advance, or £6/£10 on the door.

available on the door or in advance from Spirit Games Tel. 01283 511293.

There is ample free parking, and the railway station is 2 minutes walk away.

The essential features are:
Guaranteed playing space
Free board games library - plus plenty of people bringing their favourite games
Participation miniatures wargames
Organised role-playing sessions
Disorganised role-playing sessions
Good beer
Hot and cold food

Newcomers - don't be slow in asking for assistance. If you are at a loose end or unsure of what the set-up is, anyone near the ticket/help desk will be happy to help.

Read about the 2012 Event


If you plan on running any Specifc BoardGames or RPG's then please post details in the Beer and Pretzels area so space and players can be organised.

Contact Details
salnphil@spiritgames.com
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« Reply #1 on: 05 December 2012, 16:18:27 »

Hope to make it at least for the Sunday

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« Reply #2 on: 20 February 2013, 04:30:04 »

24th Beer & Pretzels 18th & 19th May 2013
at Burton Town Hall


The 24th annual Beer & Pretzels Games Weekend takes place on 18/19th May 2013, from 10.00 till 10.00 on Saturday and 10.00 till 7.00 on Sunday.

The venue is the Town Hall, Burton on Trent, Staffs, a splendid, airy Victorian building. Though largely board game based - with free use of the Spirit Games board game library - there is always a significant miniatures gaming element, with a Hordes of the Things tournament a long-standing feature. Adrian Sant from the Dudley Darklords Club will be playing Dystopian Wars with a view to introducing new players to this very playable naval game. There are also role-playing sessions, mainly set up on an ad hoc basis; it is a particular feature of the event that people often end up playing something completely different from what they had planned. On one occasion a young lady turned up ready for a sci-fi RPG but spent the first two hours playing an American Civil War board game instead.

The lack of formal structure is what makes Beer & Pretzels different from most other shows and conventions. Everyone is guaranteed playing space, and a simple system matches available players to places available in games. There is hot and cold food and, of course, beer, this year featuring Worthington Red Shield and Doom Bar as the real ales (there are also some free pretzels). There are also plenty of shops, pubs, restaurants and B&Bs nearby, the railway station is a stone's throw away and there is a free car park (parking permits can be picked up on the door or in advance).

Tickets cost £5 per day/£9 for both in advance, or £6/£10 on the door.

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« Reply #3 on: 20 March 2013, 00:00:06 »

Beer & Pretzels/UK Expo Promotion



For those of you attending both B&P and Expo, KEEP YOUR B&P TICKET, and take it to our stand at Expo.
We are using them as tickets in a free raffle, the winner gets a £50 Spirit Games Voucher.

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« Reply #4 on: 20 March 2013, 16:38:09 »

Reposted on appropriate face book groups as well

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« Reply #5 on: 05 April 2013, 12:30:04 »

Beer and Pretzels Ticket Saturday:


£5.00 Advance price
or £6.00 on the door.
Saturday one day ticket for 18th May 2013.


Beer and Pretzels Ticket Sunday:

£5.00 Advance price
or £6.00 on the door.
Sunday one day ticket for 19th May 2013.


Beer and Pretzels Ticket Weekend:

£9.00 Advance price
or £10.00 on the door.
Weekend ticket for 18-19th May 2013.

Source: Beer and Pretzels Weekend
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« Reply #6 on: 06 April 2013, 15:15:33 »

Will almost certainly be there on the Sunday.....


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« Reply #7 on: 13 May 2013, 14:57:06 »

The Plan is to be there both days Saturday in the Evening at least to play Cardfight Vanguard, Dreadball & Malifaux & Sunday to Play Boardgames. I may well Station myself in the shop on Saturday day time as it will be busy & Phil will no doubt be flitting between the town hall & the shop in the traditional way.


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« Reply #8 on: 17 May 2013, 18:29:47 »

Modified plan I will be in the shop till close on Saturday & go to the event then I should however be at the event all day Sunday as originally planed

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« Reply #9 on: 18 May 2013, 18:42:15 »

Shattered & decided an early night is in order

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« Reply #10 on: 20 May 2013, 20:19:31 »

Really not up to doing any thing on the Sunday so I decided it was wisest to give it a miss & have as near as I can get to a day off pity really as I was quite looking forward to it before hand, but I know my limits & I was well past them. Sad

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« Reply #11 on: 22 May 2013, 18:38:10 »

Some confusion at Beer & Pretzels

Just to clarify that I did not win the "Spirit Games review Prize" at Beer & pretzels 2013 as I did not enter the competition, as it would be inappropriate for some one who has a business relationship with Spirit Games, I am staff on occasion & a supplier to have done so. 

Congratulations to those who did keep posting those reviews....

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