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.

ALXCHANGE IT: Store

StarBase Leicester keyring

186 Uppingham Road
Leicester
LE5 0QG
0116 215 2079

Run by gamers with over 10 years retail experience these guys buy & sell new AND used collectables, games, movies and more and have a social space available all week with tables for 18 gamers! If there’s a gift you can’t find in the shop they can probably order it for you too.
Here’s the best bit, StarBase keyring holders get 10% off used items priced upto £35 each in the shop or multiple lower priced items when you spend a minimum of £5. Includes card games, action figures videogames and movies. PLAY. COLLECT. EXCHANGE

Escape Asylum: Entertainment

StarBase Leicester keyring

14 St Martins Square
Leicester
LE1 5DF
07596642447

A very cool and very creepy looking escape room right in town! They offer 10% discount for StarBase keyring holders if booked in store with online coming soon and keep an eye out for a club event in the near future! (If you book a room you even get discounts elsewhere in town!)

Leicester RolePlaying Guild: Group

Secular Hall
75 Humberstone Gate
Leicester
LE1 1WB

Leicester RolePlaying guild is exactly that! An entire group of tabletop roleplayers for newbies, experts and DM’s/GM’s. Everyone 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.

Forbidden Planet: Store

StarBase Leicester keyring

23 Silver Street
Leicester
LE1 5EU
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. Members also get a fantastic 10% off everything in store not already discounted! So don’t forget those keyrings.

Geekzone: Group

A Coventry geek group who’ve been to SBL events and we hope to join forces with for future events! “Bringing geeky girls and geeky guys together, to meet, have fun and make the world a little more geektasticly awesome!”

HackSpace Leicester: Group

Unit 2, Makers Yard
82-86 Rutland Street
Leicester
LE1 1SB

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

Leicester All Scars is an established table top gaming club meeting at Tabletop Tyrants… a club for Warhammer fans new and vetran!

Leicester Vintage Toy Shop: Store

StarBase Leicester keyring

11 East Bond Street
Leicester
LE1 4SX
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.

Megazone: Entertainment

23 Gower Street
Leicester
LE1 3LH

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? This is laser tag for those not sure aka paintball that doesn’t hurt.

Nintendo Leicester: Group

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

Phoenix Square: Entertainment

StarBase Leicester keyring

Midland Street
Leicester
LE1 1TG
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
Leicester
LE1 1TG

A small, informal group of Leicestershire writers who meet to exchange ideas, feedback and support.

Print Wizards: Store

443 Welford Road
Leicester
LE2 6BL

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.

Section 31: Group

Mono Vita
1-3 Northampton Street
Leicester
LE1 1PA

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. This is one of the longest running geek groups in Leicester after us.

Speculators: Group

The Friends Meeting House
Queens Road
Leicester
LE2 1WP

A group for writers of speculative fiction (Sci-fi, fantasy, horror and beyond…) in and around Leicester. We meet every Wednesday evening to write together, critique new writing (sometimes) and discuss the business of writing.

Tabletop Tyrants: Store

66B Bedford Street South
Leicester
LE1 3JR
0116 2533954

An great store for Magic the Gathering and Warhammer/wargaming, board games and more!

The National Space Centre: Entertainment

Exploration Drive
Leicester
LE4 5NS
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.

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.