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  • The BASH Christmas Gift Guide
    November 18, 2020 Rob Davy-Cripwell

    The BASH Christmas Gift Guide

    Getting a gift for hobby gamers or just gamers in general can be tough. No one wants to be disappointed on Christmas day when they get things they don't want. Never fear, Boards and Swords are here to suggest the...

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  • BASH Winter Lockdown Plans
    November 2, 2020 Rob Davy-Cripwell

    BASH Winter Lockdown Plans

    So we're heading back into another national lockdown. This was something that was entirely preventable but as things stand is right thing to do. Our first reaction when we heard the news late on Friday night was 'thank God'. It...

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  • We're a regional championships venue!
    May 28, 2018 Rob Davy-Cripwell

    We're a regional championships venue!

    We're really pleased to announce that we've been chosen to hold upcoming regional championship events for both Netrunner and A Game of Thrones The Card Game. The events will be held on the following dates Netrunner - 21st July tickets...

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  • May X-Wing Event Roundup
    May 21, 2018 Rob Davy-Cripwell

    May X-Wing Event Roundup

    Our May monthly X-Wing tournament saw some new faces arrive at the store to battle it out with some of our regulars. Craig Reed, running OPQ, took first place, from Ashok Hemmings who was running Nym Miranda. Third and fourth...

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  • A special guest for our grand opening
    January 16, 2018 Rob Davy-Cripwell

    A special guest for our grand opening

    Our grand opening is fast approaching, and we'd like to introduce a very special guest who will be joining us for the day. Andy Hobday, co-creator of the award-winning game Test of Honour, will be at Boards and Swords Hobbies to...

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  • Big news, we're opening a store!
    December 19, 2017 Ian Mann

    Big news, we're opening a store!

    We've been exploring the idea for a while, but now we can confirm we'll be opening an actual gaming venue/store in the new year. Because of this we'll be making a few changes, the biggest one is that we'll be rebranding...

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