A unique festival of all things gaming, celebrating games culture, design and production with special industry guests.
Yorkshire Games Festival will return on 12–18 February 2022. With the Let’s Play weekend of family fun, Young Developers Conference for KS3 students, and our Game Talks programme of talks, networking and special industry guests, there’ll be lots for everyone to enjoy!
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Established in 2016, Yorkshire Games Festival celebrates games culture, design and production with special guests, workshops, master classes, and fun-packed activities for gamers of all ages.
More than 9% of the UK games industry is based in Yorkshire and the Humber. The festival is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the great games created here and welcome guests from across the UK and overseas.
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.
LET’S PLAY! FAMILY WEEKEND
The Let’s Play! weekend is packed with gameplay, activities and live shows for all the family to enjoy together. Explore unique and boundary-pushing videogames, try out new games from Northern studios and play along in shows and special events, all under one roof!
YOUNG DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE
Designed to engage the industry’s youngest and brightest stars, the Young Developers Conference—aimed at Key Stage 3 students—aims to inspire and inform younger game makers about the amazing opportunities available within the games industry.
Festival Director: Kathryn Penny
01274 203 006 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Festival Events Manager: Rebecca Hill
01274 202 031/ email@example.com
Press and PR Manager: Katie Canning
01274 203 027 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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