The South Coast's Premier Tabletop Gaming Show!

Saturday 10th (10:00 - 17:00) and Sunday 11th (10:00 - 17:00) February 2024

Time left until Beachhead 2023!!

Check out our Events!

Beachhead is home to some of the best demo, participation and display games! We look forward to seeing them all in 2024!

Take part in Tournaments!

From Age of Sigmar to Warhammer 40k, from Blood Bowl to Star Wars X-wing and Kings of War, we had a large variety in 2023!

Get your tickets here!

Planning on attending in 2024? Watch this space for news on tickets! Check out the visitor’s information for more details on travel and accomodation!

Participation games, Demonstration games, Tournaments, Traders, Cosplay, RPG and more!

There is something for the gamer or hobbyist in everyone at Beachhead!

Events for 2024 are being added and planned as we approach the date, so make sure to check back here often for more details!


Dozens of Traders!

The list of traders from 2023 was enormous, offering everything from antiquity to the grim 41st millenium! There was something to tickle everyone’s fancy! They will be back and better than ever for 2024! 

Entoyment Wargaming and Hobby Centre

Poole’s Premier Gaming and Hobby Centre and show sponsors. A vast array of games, miniatures and hobby accessories. 

All the Cool Stuff

Whether it be Star Wars, He-Man or Lego, this awesome Fordingbridge based Toy Store are an asset to the show.

Early War Miniatures

Have supported Beachhead every year with their superb range of 20mm minis.

Great Escape Games

Producer and seller of a classic range of tabletop rules and miniatures and attendees at Beachhead every year.

Warlord Games

One of the hobby’s stand out manufacturers with a great selection of titles.

Goblin King Games

The studio behind the fantastic, award winning ruleset and models for Moonstone

Boss Minis

Tabletop Gaming store in Weymouth  who assist in promoting and organising of Beachhead.

Warpainter Scenics

Terrain manufacturer, Trees, Roads, Fields and of course their famous tufts!!


Test your mettle in a tournament!

Beachhead 2023 played host to a number of tournaments during the weekend of the show, come on out and take part and claim your place in the halls of glory!

Warhammer 40k and AOS

Once again Brawl will be back with 40k at Beachhead 2024 and with Age of Sigmar joining them, it’s always an epic event!

Bolt Action

There will be another great Bolt Action tournament, this is going to be the biggest one yet at Beachhead 2024.

Star Wars X-wing & Legion

War wages across the galaxy and Beachhead is the battleground to decide it. Join the fight at our Star Wars FFG events.

Kings of War

The horns of war sounded, and armies marched to meet their call at the Kings of War tournament!

Blood Bowl

The excellent Bonehead Podcast boys will be back at Beachhead 2024. they always put on great events that are well supported.

Horus Heresy

Attrition will be running their flagship Horus Heresy Tournament at Beachhead 2024 on their fantastic tables. These events are sure to create some epic tension  as the drama that is the Horus Heresy unfolds!

Adeptus Titanicus

Maximal Fire will be returning to Beachhead with their Adeptus Titanicus tournament. Titans will be a plenty in their team tournament!

MeG, FoG and ADLG

These popular staples of miniature wargaming will all be at the show again in 2024 and we look forward to seeing them.

Board games, Card games and more!

Beachhead is more than just miniatures games! Check out our Board game section to try out the hottest new games on the market and then go pick them up after trying from one of our traders! Card game aficionados need not worry, MTG, Pokemon, Yu-gi-oh and more will also have their own presence!

Enjoy our board games zone!

Pick from a huge selection of board games to relax and play, and if you’ve got any questions about rules, our game gurus have you covered! Gaming until 10pm at night for those who wish to indulge.

The History Hour

A Local Military Historian runs an exciting sequence of talks and a mega game over the two days covering some of Military History’s greatest campaigns in a relaxed setting.

Collect, trade, play card games!

Card games are always well represented at Beachhead and 2024 will be no exception. Check back for tournaments and more TCG action on the site!

Cosplay and Re-enactment

Cosplay is coming to Beachhead again in 2024 after a successful 2023. We hope to have Joker Squad, as well as a plethora of re-enacters and other cosplay opportunities, so make sure to get crafting on your costumes to join in the fun! More on that to follow!!

Roleplay the day away!

Beachhead 2024 will feature RPG one shots for you to escape to new worlds in. Watch this space to book into one of our slots with our experienced DM’s.

Open Evening Gaming

Beachhead 2024 will once again play host to evening open gaming. As part of your ticket to Beachhead 2024 you can game in our gaming zone until 1am this year at the BIC.