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Hello lovely followers and Merry Christmas! ???? Here’s our obligatory Christmas post (with a few juicy updates…) We’ve been busy little beavers behind the scenes, mainly sorting out a lease. We’re very hopeful that in the first weeks of January we’ll …

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What we’re saying to every estate agent in Manchester right now:

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Funding secured!

#Goodnewseveryone! We’re delighted to announce that… ???? Funding for Manchester’s FIRST vegan/veggie board games café has been secured! #Boardgames #Manchester

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????Sometime next week: News on funding/premises. ????More News: I’m wired on coffee thanks to the shiny new machine. ????Today’s News: Latest blog post is live, courtesy of Melissa. ⬇️⬇️⬇️

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We had a delivery!! Yeah.. I’ve had wayyy too much coffee today.

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Tomorrow I’ll be visiting a potential spot for our board games café in Withington, Manchester. Now don’t get too excited, because A) We’re not fully financed yet and B) I suspect that a light breeze could level the place overnight. We will see… As it h…

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We love board game cafés, we think they’re awesome. They’re perfect for an evening’s entertainment with friends, colleagues or complete strangers. Right now, Manchester doesn’t really have a dedicated board games café/bar- and we’re on a mission to cha…

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And we’re off! Website development has started and we’re making lots of decisions about what services to use in the day-to-day running of the café. Our company ‘Goodtime Games Limited’ actually exists now, and should have a business account within a few days. When I’ve got that sorted, I can migrate this website to a paid-for host and begin purchasing some more business essentials. Obviously, we’ll need to secure a startup loan and premises along the way but I’m confident that can be sorted before the end of December 2020. The next big steps will be developing our menu and board game library. We’re aiming to stock around 300 board game titles from our opening day. Things like marketing will all go into overdrive once we’ve secured a location. I’ll be sure to post regular updates as I’m sure it will help me stay sane whilst we get things off…

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We've re-opened with a new online shop! Local same/next day delivery, nationwide and click & collect orders available.
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