Featured events

From a weekend of philosophical debate to a get-together in the pub, Mensa members have plenty of opportunity to get out and about with other Mensans. Featured events are those considered to be of national interest, offering inspiring speakers or behind the scenes visits not generally available to the public.

Mensa Games Tournaments

Heats to start from April to October 2024

After a two-year hiatus, the much-loved Mensa Games Tournament has been resurrected with heats scheduled to start from April 2024 onwards.

The majority of the tried and tested favourites are back, including two new tournaments: Splendor and Carcassonne. Enter now!

Mensa Golf Championship

Friday 5 July 2024, Welcombe Hotel and Golf Club, Warwick Rd, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 0NR

This year’s venue is the magnificent Welcombe Hotel and Golf Club. The par-70 championship golf course is widely regarded as one of the finest layouts in the county. Make new friends, compete for the title, win individual prizes and round off the day with an awards dinner back in the clubhouse.

Young Mensans Future Paths Conference

Saturday 20 July 2024. Wadham College, Holywell St, Oxford OX1 3SB

Calling all students and parents. If you have ever wondered what it takes to gain entry into an Oxbridge College, then this event is for you. You will receive expert first-hand advice from the admissions departments of Oxford and Cambridge University, providing their personal tips on dos and don’ts when applying.

Mensa Music Weekend

Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 August. Rugby School, Lawrence Sheriff St, Rugby. CV22 5EH.

This year’s Mensa Music Weekend will be heading to Warwickshire: to the prestigious, world-famous Rugby School. Founded in 1567, it is one of the oldest independent schools in Britain and as you would expect boasts first-class music facilities. 

Scottish Mensa Annual Gathering

Friday 23 to Monday 26 August 2024, Cairndale Hotel and Spa, 132-136 English St, Dumfries DG1 2DF

A warm welcome awaits you at this year’s SMAG in the historic market town of Dumfries during August Bank Holiday weekend. 

Mensa at Cambridge

Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 September, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge CB2 3HU

We very much hope you can join us for this year’s conference themed on International Successes and Failures. Secure your booking for only £100 deposit, you will then have until 1 June 2024 to pay the balance.

British Mensa Annual Gathering

Thursday 24 to Monday 28 October 2024. Hilton Hotel, Neville St, Leeds LS1 4BX

BMAG is heading north! This time to the unofficial capital of Yorkshire – the city of Leeds. Save the date for a northern adventure in a city bursting with life and cultural energy.

The bedroom booking link is now open.

Mensa Games Weekend

Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 November, Plough & Harrow Hotel, 135 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 8LS

With over 100 board games on view and all semi finals and finals taking place over the weekend – this event is a must for all gamers.

Email: events@mensa.org.uk