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About Board Games Society

Hello and welcome! You've found your way to the page for all things boardy and gamey at Portsmouth, and we're so glad you've made it.

We are a non-paid, non-stress, and non-athletic society devoted to the playing and enjoyment of board games, and we are always glad for company. Regardless of your journey so far, the course you're on, your experience with board games, or how many deadlines you have due in the next week, we always meet on a Sunday afternoon (1pm start) in the Union building. 

We aim to create a stress-free, relaxing environment for all our members to unwind and play. As a society we have a wide range of games of all genres, but members are encouraged to bring in anything from home ~ we have more than enough at our disposal to keep going until well past sundown (midnight by the latest), serving as the perfect end to your week!

As a free society, anyone is welcome to join us for as long as they are able, and you don't need to be consistent; we'll always be there if you fancy stopping by, and we're not the kind of bunch to turn down a new game!

Aside from our Sunday meetings, we are looking to extend our activities this year, including (but not limited to!): regular socials to the Board Game lounge DICE (however sponsored it may sound, we cannot recommend them highly enough to fellow board game enjoyers), a wide range of cross society socials with our like-minded fellows, and some new digital/remote socials for people who may not be able to make it to us in person.

If any of this is sounding like your cup of tea then please don't hesitate to drop by. Our first social of this year will be Sunday the 17th of September, and from then on we'll be non-stop, every Sunday, every week, every month. If we ever need to move location, then we'll put posts out on our Discord (linked below) and our Facebook (, and we'll give plenty of warnings in person too.

We look forward to seeing you at the tables, and as always, stay classy gamers.

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Full Annual Membership until 1 August, 2025

Expires on 1 August 2025

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