Learning Programme

Primary Schools

This year, we're proud to be introducing the learning week to the Norwich Gaming Festival; a week of activities and events for young people in and around East Anglia.

Our primary school offering has been curated by our festival staff - with engaging, interactive experiences being delivered from game developers - including a chance for each student to design their own game character!

These activities will be followed by a visit to our Festival Gallery - loaded with unique interactive experiences; including our suite of network Raspberry Pi's!

Work for a school and interested in getting your class involved? Check out the link below for more details.


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Secondary Schools

This year, we're proud to be introducing the learning week to the Norwich Gaming Festival; a week of activities and events for young people in and around East Anglia.

Our secondary school offering has been curated by our festival staff - with engaging, interactive experiences being delivered from game developers - including a game production workshop utilising GameMaker Studio.

These activities will be followed by a visit to our Festival Gallery - loaded with unique interactive experiences; including Virtual Reality experiences from NUA & A2M.

Work for a school and interested in getting your class involved? Check out the link below for more details.


Find out more!

High Schools + Colleges

This year, we're proud to be introducing the learning week to the Norwich Gaming Festival; a week of activities and events for young people in and around East Anglia.

Our high school offering has been curated by our festival staff - with talks and workshops being delivered from game developers, our learning week gives students the opportunity to dig into game development.

These activities will be followed by a visit to our Festival Gallery - loaded with unique interactive experiences; including Virtual Reality experiences from NUA & A2M.

Work for a school and interested in getting your class involved? Check out the link below for more details.


Find out more!

Raspberry Jams

Norwich Raspberry Jam!

Saturday 27th May

Passion for technology? This is the jam for you! Join us at OPEN in Norwich for this Raspberry Pi Jam being run by Step into Tech, Code Club & Young Maker's Tech Club - open to everyone!

Sound good? Just click below for more information - or feel free to get in touch if you have any questions!


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Norwich University of the Arts

NUA run undergraduate degree courses in Games Art & Design and Games Development and have recently launched three brand new creative science BSc courses; User Experience Design, Interaction Design and Games Development.

Students from NUA will showcase their work, give talks and exhibit games throughout the Festival.

Access to Music

Access to Games is a new division of Access to Music, the well-known creative college which has been training musicians for many years in the city centre.

Access to Games will be at the Norwich Gaming Festival offering workshops and interactive activities, including the chance to design games assets and check out the world of virtual reality.

For those interested in pursuing games design as a career, then the college is offering full time courses starting in September at Levels 2 and 3. To find out more the college has an Open Evening on Wednesday 21st June at either 6pm or 7pm, or come along and see them at the festival.



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Bit's & Bobs!

WARP ZONE

Are you 16 or under, living in East Anglia and working on a game/project at school or in your own time you'd like to show the world? Bring it to our Warp Zone! It could be a game, a Minecraft Mod or even a YouTube Channel!

Applications to exhibit in the Warp Zone are open now. Click below for more details.



Apply now!

UEA Day

Join us for a day of free talks from researchers at the University of East Anglia on the 1st of June. The talks are free and are designed to be accessible, which makes them perfect for scholars, gamers, designers and the curious public. So come along and find out about a new perspective on the videogames you know and love.