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Our Philosophy

"How much better is this amiable miniature than the Real Thing!"


“it is remarkable how elastic the measurements of quite honest and honourable men can become.”


“I have never yet met in little battle any gentleman, any captain, major, colonel, general, or eminent commander, who did not get into difficulties and confusions among even the elementary rules of the battle. You have only to play at Little Wars three or four times to realize just what a blundering thing Great War must be.”

“Great War is at present, I am convinced, not only the most expensive game in the universe, but it is a game out of all proportion. Not only are the masses of men and material and suffering and inconvenience too monstrously big for reason, but – the available heads we have for it, are too small.”


 - H.G. Wells, Author and founding Father of the wargaming hobby

Our History

Meet Erik  the FWGS mascot!


Erik and the club have been going since the 1970's.


FWGS has hosted the Valhalla annual open day, packed with demonstration and participation games, competitions, and traders, for over a decade.


Today FWGS has around 40 permanent members and 8 to 10 tables are regularly seen in action on a Friday night.


So why wait?  Join up now! ...

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