Welcome to StarBase Leicester’s Geek Network

StarBase Leicester has members from all over the city and we have a lot of friends and supporters, so we know a lot of the geeky places in and about town. Check this page for ideas where to shop, chill and explore…
Email info@starbaseleicester.co.uk if you have any suggestions for this page and keep an eye out, the Geeknet can only get BIGGER!

Also look out for the Keyring symbol as it means there is a club discount available, or you can even click here for map mode.

Tabletop Tyrants: Store

66B Bedford Street South
0116 2533954

An awesome store for Magic the Gathering and Warhammer and wargaming and a great supporter of SBL, hosting events and donating a large selection of goodies for birthday goodie bags. Visit their site.

Forbidden Planet: Store

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23 Silver Street
0116 2515266

A well known shop full of geeky items! You name it they probably have it. Perfect for gift and treat hunting and great supporters of SBL. Check out their site for details. Members also get a fantastic 10% off everything in store not already discounted! So don’t forget those keyrings.

Games Sesh: Digital Store

“a friendly online games shop that just sold the good stuff – reviewed by people who have actually played the games and can give an honest opinion.” email us at info@starbaseleicester.co.uk or contact the captain for our top secret club discount code! This is a Leicester geek living the dream and selling games. Lets give them a cheer!

Geekzone: Group

“Bringing geeky girls and geeky guys together, to meet, have fun and make the world a little more geektasticly awesome!” A club not quite in Leicester but lots of members tag along to SBL too and we’ve a friendly invite to any of their events.

Golden Sun TCG: Store

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39 Churchgate

A brand new trading card shop right here in Leicester with tournaments and more to check out. Here’s their site for details.

And a big thank you as they offer us 10% off all non-sale items. Just remember those keyrings.

HackSpace Leicester: Group

Unit 2, Makers Yard
82-86 Rutland Street

Leicester Hackspace, a venue for makers of digital, electronic, mechanical and creative projects. Like other Hackspaces across the country, they hope to build a community of practical and creative people and provide a place to pursue their projects, share techniques and concepts and learn new skill with cool workshops.

Leicester All Scars: Group

A veteran Warhammer 40,000 Club who meet on the third Saturday of every month at Table Top Tyrants. Click the logo to visit their site

Leicester RolePlaying Guild: Group

Secular Hall
75 Humberstone Gate

Leicester RolePlaying guild is exactly that! An entire group of tabletop roleplayers for newbies, experts and DM’s/GM’s. Everyone over 16 is welcome, groups in need of table space too. All formats played, Dungeons and Dragons, Traveller, Maid, Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles… you name it! Free, donations welcome to cover cost of the hall.

Leicester Streetpass: Group

“This is the official StreetPass Leicester group. We host StreetPass events in and around the Leicester area for a variety of StreetPass titles. Come and join us and let’s play!”

Leicester Vintage Toy Shop: Store

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11 East Bond Street
0116 2622004

Wow! This is one of those treasure chest shops with old classic toys and memorabilia. You are bound to find something in here and if you spend £10 or more just show your key ring for a 10% discount. Check their site for details or their facebook page.

Megazone: Entertainment

23 Gower Street

Wow if you’re bored this is a great place to check out, or why not tag along to one of the club lock ins? its under new management so definately worth a chance. site for details.

Phoenix Square: Entertainment

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Midland Street
0116 2422803

An independent cinema and event venue beyond imagination! Check out their site and schedule to see why. This is our home too and members get 10% off food and non alcoholic drink on club nights (3rd Friday). Thank you Phoenix.

Phoenix Writers: Group

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Phoenix Square
Midland Street

A small, informal group of Leicestershire writers who meet to exchange ideas, feedback and support. Already home to a handful of SBL members. Check out their site for details.

Print Wizards: Store

443 Welford Road

Where does the SBL Member of the Year mug come from? Right here and they do all sorts of other printing too. Great for presents. check out their site for details.

Section 31: Group

The Speekeasy
1-3 Northampton Street

A board/card gaming group, and a great place to make friends and play a variety of board and card games. Set up by our very own first officer Chris, check out their site for details.

Speculators: Group

The Friends Meeting House
Queens Road

A group for writers of speculative fiction in and around Leicester, meeting every Wednesday 7-9pm, to write, critique, and discuss the world of writing and whether you are brand new or a New York Times bestselling novelist, you are welcome to join. Check out their site for details.

Spirit Games: Store

102 High Street
Burton on Trent
DE14 1LJ

An amazing shop with wall to wall board and card games, roleplay resources, dice and more! There’s also magic and yugioh cards at great prices. Check out their site for details, and remember club members get the 10% discount no matter how much you spend (except on magic and yugioh) just show your keyring or mention us on phone orders.

The National Space Centre: Entertainment

Exploration Drive
0116 261 0261

That’s right! The National Space Centre is right here in Leicester. A great day out for those interested in science fact and even better when they host events themed on the likes of Star Wars, Dr Who and scifi in general. site for details.