On my first visit, when I walked into Geek Retreat there was a guy wearing a Sonic the hedgehog face mask and I thought to myself “Yeah, these are my people!”

So what is geek retreat? Well it’s a cafe, a shop, a place where you can hang out, play games, read comics and generally out.

Why am I telling you about this? Well we thought that Geek retreat was a great place so we spoke to Matthew, one of the owners, and he has agreed to set up some taster sessions for 6 person groups who have Autism or Asperger’s to hang out.

They have got video games, comics, board games, table top gaming, merchandise and a snack bar. It’s a very relaxed atmosphere, with music playing in the background and comfy sofas to sit on.

I’m looking forward to my next visit and will meet up with my friends there.

You can find more information about Geek Retreat in Bradford at https://bradford.geek-retreat.com/

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