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Wargaming Weekend in Tameside

Need more time to roll the dice? It’s generally the case that having spent the time to set up an extensive game that there’s never enough time to fight through to the bitter end… so, in an attempt to right that wrong, this weekend, the Mailed Fist Wargames Group are holding a wargaming weekend running from […]

Britcon 2014 news

Sunday 10th August Mailed Fist gaming day cancelled for Britcon 2014 As the majority of the members of the Mailed Fist Wargames Group are running a demonstration game at this year’s Britcon 2014 Show in Manchester  and the EMHG lads are either running competitions at the show or managing the Bring and Buy, this Sunday’s Mailed Fist […]

Wargaming at Armed Forces Day in Tameside

Wargaming at Armed Forces Day 2014 For the second year in succession, we had a presence at the Tameside Armed Forces Day held in Victoria Park, Denton. All of the groups that meet at our HQ were represented: East Manchester Historical Games Society, Mailed Fist Wargames Group, the National Association of Road Transport Modellers and the […]

Time travelling Mayor of Tameside

Mayor of Tameside visits East Manchester Historical Gaming Centre On Sunday, 27th October, the Mayor of Tameside Cllr Joe Kitchen, together with his colleagues Cllrs Jim Fitzpatrick and John Sullivan travelled in time when they visited the East Manchester Historical Gaming Centre in Godley. In part, the Mayor and his colleagues were there to see the […]

Dark Age skirmish game SAGA at BHGS Challenge

The Dark Age skirmish game ‘SAGA’ has grown massively in popularity and for first time ever it is being played at the ‘Challenge’, a competition run by the BHGS on the 5th – 7th April 2013. The SAGA event is open to players of all abilities, and on the 5th we will be running an […]

Battlegroup North – Historic Military Vehicle Rally, Wargaming and Living History Show

Once again, we will be attending the fantastic Battlegroup North – a two day extravaganza of Historic Military Vehicles, Wargaming and Living History re-enactors – at the Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington near York. The show has been running for many years and features some excellent wargames (both display and participation), wonderfully restored military vehicles & […]

Britcon 2013

Once again, members of EMHG will be running the Bring & Buy at Britcon We’ve recently received this from “The Management”… I’m pleased to be able to bring you details of this year’s Britcon event, to be held at our usual venue, UMIST in (always-sunny) Manchester over the Friday-Sunday of 9-11th August 2013. We are […]

Vote for your local police and crime commissioner (PCC)

Our venue has been chosen to be one of the Polling Stations for Hyde Godley Ward; we are incredibly proud to be able to help with this important process in Local Democracy. On November 15th, 2012, for the first time, you will be able to vote for your local police and crime commissioner (PCC). This […]

Northern DBM League – Update

It would appear that an excellent time was had by all at the re-arranged Round 4 of the Northern DBM League at our venue, yesterday. Over 30 competitors attended for some fast & furious dice-rolling filling the room nicely. I only managed to call in briefly, mid-morning, but everyone seemed to be having a good time! […]

Northern DBM League

Following a treble booking at their previously arranged venue, the Northern DBM League needed a quick switch of venue. As one of the organisers – Colin Betts – is also one of the members of East Manchester Historical Games, it was a simple matter of booking the room and the switch took place. Further details […]