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Games Conference 2019

Lord's Cricket Ground, Saint John's Wood Road, London NW8 8QN, UK
Following the success of the Century of Board Games exhibition (2015–19) a conference will be held in the Pavilion at Lord’s providing an opportunity to explore some of the themes in more detail and to hear from games designers, collectors, academics and curators in the fields of social history, game design and sports simulation. Confirmed speakers include:
  • Adrian Seville Emeritus Professor, City University, London
  • Gary Haines Archivist, V&A Museum of Childhood
  • Darren Edwards Collector and founder of
  • Dr. Aditya Dayal Designer and owner of ThrowMotion
  • Dr. Gary Graber Board game designer, Minden Games
The day-long programme will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and include more than four papers, to be followed by a Q&A session. Lunch will also be provided, and there will be an opportunity to play some games from the M.C.C. Collection. Tickets are £35 and Members may purchase up to four tickets each. Pavilion Dress Regulations will apply. Please download the application form here. The completed form should be returned to the Club Events Office, M.C.C., Lord’s Ground, London, NW8 8QN. M.C.C. will not accept via e-mail completed forms which contain credit or debit card details. Members wishing to apply online may do so by visiting

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