What's on?

It's back, and it's free!

Brought to you by The Forum, the Norwich Gaming Festival is a completely free, family friendly celebration of video games. The Festival runs from 28th March - 2nd April, 10am to 4pm!

You don't even need a ticket to attend the festival!


Learn how videogames are made, acquire new skills and meet the developers who make the games.

Covering many aspects of Games Development, such as Art, Design, Programming and Business, all of the workshops are free and run by industry professionals.

Talks Workshops

Games & Events

Independent Games showcased by their creators, giving you the chance to find out more about a game's creation.

Play the games from local developers such as Four Circle Interactive and Insert Imagination, as well as games from all over the UK and Europe!

Games Events

What's on?


The Video-Game advice service for parents returns to Norwich Games Festival - come ask us about anything to do with games or games culture, we are here to help.

Visit Gamehub!

NGF Pub Quiz Evening

Test your videogame knowledge in the videogame pub quiz on Friday the 1st of April at Open! Fundraising for The Forum & SpecialEffect.

Book Tickets!

UEA Game Studies

This day of short talks from researchers at the University of East Anglia aims to introduce various topics of interest within game studies.

Book Your Free Space!


Gamerbake will be running a bake sale in aid of SpecialEffect on Friday the 1st of April! Come along, make friends & eat cake!

Find out more!


"It was incredible to attend an event that highlighted the positive elements of gaming culture – the creativity, togetherness and sheer fun" - Dean Bowman, Ready Up

" The NGF was a really exciting event to be a part of: a wonderful venue, great games and a really fun atmosphere. I can't wait to come back next year." - Tommy Thompson, Senior Lecturer in Computer Game Technology', Anglia Ruskin University

"Fantastic, fun & family-friendly, Norwich Games Festival was our favourite games event of 2015. GameHub Recommended!" - Becky, GameHub