A massive retro gaming market is coming to Manchester

Manchester Gaming Market

If you’re a gamer you’ll want to get yourself down to the massive retro gaming market that’s hitting town next month.

Retro video game collectors, board game fanatics and general gaming fans will get the chance to find hidden gems at the Manchester Gaming Market.

The market is returning to the city in a new venue (with even more exhibitors) and you’ll be able to look through hundreds of tables of iconic memorabilia.

Manchester Gaming Market

Whether it’s a nostalgia visit with friends or family, or you want to get your hands on some rare retro games, the market will have it all.

Items on offer will range from classic video games, consoles and import games, to board games, game-inspired clothing, magazines, retro toys and custom-made artwork.

The Manchester Gaming Market is managed by Replay Events, and follows on from the earlier success of PLAY Expo, which was held in May and saw thousands of people turn out to the North’s biggest video games event.

Andy Brown, Managing Director for Reply Events, said:

If you’ve yet to visit a Gaming Market, imagine a massive venue filled hundreds of tables of video games, tabletop games and merchandise for sale along with thousands of fellow gamers and collectors eager to find a bargain or that must-have item. Gaming Nirvana!
Manchester Gaming Market

The market will take place at Sugden Sport Centre on Sunday September 1st, with early entry tickets (giving access from 11am) costing £4.00 and tickets after 12pm costing just £2 - it closes at 4pm.

Children under 14 can enter for free when accompanied by a paying adult after 12pm, and tickets are available on the door. To grab some advance early entry tickets head over to their website here.

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