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A five-day extravaganza celebrating games culture, design and production, with special guests, workshops, master classes, and a fun-packed weekend for gamers of all ages.

Game Talks

Game Talks is our unique programme of talks, master classes and events featuring high-profile industry guests. Improve your knowledge and employability; be inspired and network. Game Talks is for industry professionals, recent graduates and those studying games-related subjects.


Buy your Game Talks pass online; passes can also be purchased from the National Science and Media Museum box office. If you’re bringing a group of more than 10 people, please email to book.

Let’s Play! family weekend

The weekend will see Yorkshire Games Festival taking over the museum with gameplay, activities and live shows for all the family to enjoy together. Explore unique and boundary-pushing videogames, beta-test new games from Northern developers and take part in a special esports tournament, all under one roof!

Young Developers Conference

In partnership with BAFTA Young Game Designers, our programme for schools and teachers is designed to engage the industry’s youngest and brightest stars. The Young Developers Conference will inspire and inform aspiring game makers—and their families—about amazing opportunities in digital creating.


Want to get involved? We’re currently looking for Events Volunteers—find out more about volunteering at the museum.

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