The UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame continues with two new inductions at UK Pinfest which is again held at the Mercure Daventry Court with the induction ceremony taking place on Sunday 27th August, 2023.
Venerable game seller, collector, operator, show supporter and arcade owner with over 40 years in pinball.
Top player, tournament and league organiser, who set a world record for pinball playing while raising huge sums for charity.
The UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame returns to the UK’s national pinball show. UK Pinfest is held at the Mercure Daventry Court and the induction ceremony took place in the main hall on Sunday 28th August, 2022.
Northern Lights Pinball
Team who support numerous shows, introduce many new players and raise huge sums for charity.
Founder and host of the hugely popular Pinball Info website and community discussion forum.
Lyman F. Sheats Jr.
Ace rules programmer and designer who developed and coded many of today’s most popular titles.
For the eighth year of inductions to the UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame, the ceremony continued as part of the UK Pinball Party’s awards dinner as it moved to the Heighway Pinball factory in Merthyr Tydfil on Saturday 22nd August, 2015.
Popular game designer at Stern Pinball and now leading the design of Jersey Jack Pinball’s first title.
Pinball collector and founder of the London Pinball game operation business.
World-class pinball player and founder of the IFPA to promote competitive pinball worldwide.
The seventh year of inductions to the UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame was held at the Daventry Court Hotel as part of the UK Pinball Party’s awards dinner on Saturday 30th August, 2014.
Famous Williams pinball designer of games including the Pinbot and the Comet/Cyclone/Hurricane series.
Founder of the Pinball Daze parts business and operator around his native South Wales.
Mike Pacak & Rob Berk
Organisers of the annual Pinball Expo in Chicago which was about to celebrate its 30th show.
The sixth year of inductions to the UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame continued to be held as part of the UK Pinball Party’s awards dinner at the Daventry Court Hotel on Saturday 10th August, 2013.
A famous pinball designer in his own rights but now heading up the game design team at Stern Pinball.
Founder of the Pinball Heaven games, repairs and parts supply business.
Popular collector of early solid-state games and organiser of the Welsh Classic Pinball Open.
For the fifth year of inductions to the UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame we were once again part of the UK Pinball Party’s awards dinner which was hosted at the same location but the newly-renamed Daventry Court Hotel on Saturday 18th August, 2012.
Famed pinball designer and more recently head of development for Big Buck Hunter at Play Mechanix.
Founder of Heighway Pinball and organiser of the UK Pinball Party shows.
Legendary game designer for Williams who recently passed at the age of 101.
The fourth year of inductions to the UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame again took place as part of the UK Pinball Party’s awards dinner which was hosted at the Barcelo Daventry Hotel on Saturday 13th August, 2011.
Founder of Jersey Jack Pinball and Pinball Sales, manufacturer of popular feature-packed games.
Co-founder of the hugely popular Internet Pinball Database and pinball historian.
Organiser of the South Coast Slam charity pinball show on England’s south coast.
For the third year of inductees to the UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame, the presentation took place as part of the newly-founded UK Pinball Party’s awards dinner at the Barcelo Daventry Hotel on Saturday 14th August, 2010.
Famed pinball designer with a long career creating popular and humorous titles.
Founder of Data East Pinball, Sega Pinball and Stern Pinball with a lifetime in the business
Pinball restorer, organiser of the Swavesey Pinball Weekend and sponsor of the UK Pinball Show.
The second group of inductees to the UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame were announced during the UK Pinball Show 2009 awards dinner which was held at the Marriott Northampton on Saturday 25th July, 2009.
Legendary pinball designer with a string of hit titles from his five decades in the industry.
Founder of Pinballers Anonymous and organiser of the UK Pinball Show.
Pinball historian and co-author of the famous pinball book The Lure of the Silver Ball.
The first three members of the UK Pinball Group Hall of Fame were inducted during the UK Pinball Show’s awards dinner which was held at the Kettering Park Hotel & Spa on Saturday 30th August, 2008.
Pinball designer who has enjoyed a long history in the business during which he has created many popular classic and innovative designs.
Editor of Pinball News and owner of the UK Pinball Group who travels the world to report and compete in tournaments.
Owner of the Pinball Mania parts and game repair business who also works as show tech to keep all the games running.