Events

Find out about the future events we're running here! We'll be adding new and exciting events all the time as well as showing photos and updates from our previous events. Keep an eye on our Facebook events page for further info too!

Bear in mind we may film or take photos of our events, so if you don't want to be involved do let us know and we'll make sure to accommodate you.

Upcoming Events

    The Kids Gaming Club

    Thu | 29 July 2021 | 10:00 to 13:00
    Thu | 29 July 2021 | 10:00 to 13:00

    Parents and guardians - the Kids Gaming Club returns after a long hiatus for summer 2021!! Looking for a chance to take a break for a couple of hours? Then look no further than our morning club for children aged between 6 and 12.

    We'll have a dedicated and qualified team member on hand to entertain your children with gaming related activities for a few hours. You can grab a coffee and hang out here or escape in town whilst we keep your children busy! There will even be drinks included for the kids... :)

    £5 for one child or £8 for two! Payment and information will be taken on the day.

    COVID-19 Rules & Regulations

    Although restrictions are slowly being lifted across Wales, there will still be some safety procedures in place:

    • Masks will be required by parents & guardians until legal restrictions are lifted. If you choose to stay, masks can be removed if you are sitting down at a table
    • Staff will continue to maintain masks and hygiene standards during the kids club
    • Controllers will still be cleaned as per normal procedures, and hand sanitiser will be provided
    • Test & Trace will be required by all parents & guardians.

    Please see our homepage for further information about our regular COVID-19 procedures.

     

    Games Wales - Cardiff July Meet-up

    Thu | 29 July 2021 | 19:00 to 23:00
    Thu | 29 July 2021 | 19:00 to 23:00

    The COVID-safe Cardiff Games Wales monthly meet-up returns! This month we are following on from our new plans to rework Games Wales meetups with some discussion about the first talks in August (when we hope restrictions will be lifted).

    In the meantime, if you have any thoughts or suggestions pop along and say hi!

    The Kids Gaming Club

    Thu | 5 August 2021 | 10:00 to 13:00
    Thu | 5 August 2021 | 10:00 to 13:00

    Parents and guardians - the Kids Gaming Club returns after a long hiatus for summer 2021!! Looking for a chance to take a break for a couple of hours? Then look no further than our morning club for children aged between 6 and 12.

    We'll have a dedicated and qualified team member on hand to entertain your children with gaming related activities for a few hours. You can grab a coffee and hang out here or escape in town whilst we keep your children busy! There will even be drinks included for the kids... :)

    £5 for one child or £8 for two! Payment and information will be taken on the day.

    COVID-19 Rules & Regulations

    Although restrictions are slowly being lifted across Wales, there will still be some safety procedures in place:

    • Masks will be required by parents & guardians until legal restrictions are lifted. If you choose to stay, masks can be removed if you are sitting down at a table
    • Staff will continue to maintain masks and hygiene standards during the kids club
    • Controllers will still be cleaned as per normal procedures, and hand sanitiser will be provided
    • Test & Trace will be required by all parents & guardians.

    Please see our homepage for further information about our regular COVID-19 procedures.

     

    MTG: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Draft

    Sat | 7 August 2021 | 13:00 to 17:00
    Sat | 7 August 2021 | 13:00 to 17:00

    Time to get out of the dungeon and come draft in some Adventures in the Forgotten Realms - its The Arcade Vaults' first Magic the Gathering event!

    Dust off those binders and get ready to sleeve up and get some games in.

    Event Details

    • £15 Entry
    • 1 Round of Draft
    • 3 Rounds of Swiss Pairings
    • ‚Äč50 mins per Round

    Each player will receive at least 1 additional booster pack as a prize. As a bonus, entry includes access to the arcade for the entire day!

    Disclaimer
    Due to stock availability Kaldheim or Strixhaven *may* be drafted instead.

    The Kids Gaming Club

    Thu | 12 August 2021 | 10:00 to 13:00
    Thu | 12 August 2021 | 10:00 to 13:00

    Parents and guardians - the Kids Gaming Club returns after a long hiatus for summer 2021!! Looking for a chance to take a break for a couple of hours? Then look no further than our morning club for children aged between 6 and 12.

    We'll have a dedicated and qualified team member on hand to entertain your children with gaming related activities for a few hours. You can grab a coffee and hang out here or escape in town whilst we keep your children busy! There will even be drinks included for the kids... :)

    £5 for one child or £8 for two! Payment and information will be taken on the day.

    COVID-19 Rules & Regulations

    Although restrictions are slowly being lifted across Wales, there will still be some safety procedures in place:

    • Masks will be required by parents & guardians until legal restrictions are lifted. If you choose to stay, masks can be removed if you are sitting down at a table
    • Staff will continue to maintain masks and hygiene standards during the kids club
    • Controllers will still be cleaned as per normal procedures, and hand sanitiser will be provided
    • Test & Trace will be required by all parents & guardians.

    Please see our homepage for further information about our regular COVID-19 procedures.

     

    Quizbit: The Revenge

    Sat | 14 August 2021 | 19:00 to 20:30
    Sat | 14 August 2021 | 19:00 to 20:30

    Quizbit, the brain bending videogame pub quiz, returns for the first time in 2021, and it's here for some revenge!!

    Test your knowledge in 6 (TBC) rounds of mayhem. 6 max per team, with a £2 entry per person, and with more prizes than Crufts, Wimbledon and a school end of year awards ceremony combined.

    Teen Tabletop Summer Club

    Wed | 18 August 2021 | 10:00 to 16:00
    Wed | 18 August 2021 | 10:00 to 16:00

    Running 10am till 4pm at The Arcade Vaults, PlayFrame will be running boardgames, RPGs and tabletop miniatures games - and eating noodles and playing retro video games!

    We have two ways to pay and play:

    • £12 for just tabletop games club and Arcade Access all day
    • £15 for all the above + SPECIAL MEAL DEAL: a regular size noodle pot, a snack (any crisps or chocolate bar), and any 330ml can of drink.

    All tickets will be sold at the venue via The Arcade Vaults.

    Open to anyone aged 11+ Run by DBS checked Educational Professionals. Officially sign up to the club and we'll take 'duty of care' of you so you can pop out for some shopping and pick them up later.

    Ramen/Drink/Game

    Thu | 19 August 2021 | 18:00 to 23:00
    Thu | 19 August 2021 | 18:00 to 23:00

    After a successful one-off last year, this year we're bringing back our Ramen/Drinking/Gaming night special event!!

    The Community Rooms will be turned into a small pop-up restaurant, serving real, cooked in-house Ramen with a selection of meat and vegetarian toppings and a vegan broth! For a mere £10 you'll get a bowl of fresh amazinginess, access to the arcade all evening, and a 20% discount off your drinks ALL NIGHT.

    Choose from either a vegan or meat based topping, with a (very slightly spicy) miso broth and a selection of fresh veg and toppings.

    Also available this time, a starter/side selection of Gyoza plus we're offering something for those of you with a bit of a sweet tooth too!

    Teen Tabletop Summer Club

    Wed | 25 August 2021 | 10:00 to 16:00
    Wed | 25 August 2021 | 10:00 to 16:00

    Running 10am till 4pm at The Arcade Vaults, PlayFrame will be running boardgames, RPGs and tabletop miniatures games - and eating noodles and playing retro video games!

    We have two ways to pay and play:

    • £12 for just tabletop games club and Arcade Access all day
    • £15 for all the above + SPECIAL MEAL DEAL: a regular size noodle pot, a snack (any crisps or chocolate bar), and any 330ml can of drink.

    All tickets will be sold at the venue via The Arcade Vaults.

    Open to anyone aged 11+ Run by DBS checked Educational Professionals. Officially sign up to the club and we'll take 'duty of care' of you so you can pop out for some shopping and pick them up later.

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