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Announcing GI2018

BIG NEWS! The Great Indoors is back for its third year in 2018.

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July GI2018 will take place at Parkside Suite, Bromsgrove. You may or may not be aware but this is the first time the event will run over two days. We are very keen to cater for increasing numbers of attendees and provide the best experience possible. To that end, we have received feedback suggesting there is demand for a whole weekend event; in addition it was always our aim eventually for The Great Indoors to be a weekend event. We feel that the time is right for this and hope that you'll be able to join us for one or even both days. While pricing is not finalised at this point, having the venue for two days will enable us to offer weekend tickets at a reduced rate while not penalising those who wish to only attend for one day.

The structure of the event will be based upon the success of the past two years and include: lots of space for open gaming, a games library, demos and playtesting, retailers, charity auction and more. Food and drink will be available at the venue; there are also plenty of other options within a 5 minute walk.

If you haven't already done so, here is the write-up of GI2017 for your delectation.

There will be some parking at the venue; in addition there are also plenty of public car parks within a couple of minutes walking. Public transport is also a viable option with the railway station only 30 minutes by foot and regular bus services delivering passengers to the Strand Centre, a 1 minute walk away from Parkside Suite.

Parkside Suite and local car parks

For those wishing to stay over there are Travelodge, Holiday Inn and Bromsgrove Hotel & Spa nearby; there are also several B&Bs. We are hoping to agree preferable rates for our attendees but realistically The Great Indoors is not a large event so don't hold your breath.

As always, we will need your help to increase awareness of our events. Please visit the event page on Facebook and share it with your friends. You can also tweet us @TheGIevent. Further information will follow as we have it but that's about all for now.