Beta Public Presents. 2016

After five sellout dates at CPT, Beta Public returns to programme four late nights of the wildest and weirdest crossover experiments in theatre and videogames. Expect artist-led Let’s Plays, audience-driven adventures, talks from cutting-edge game developers, and much, much more! Investigating a different theme each night, Beta Public Presents the newest work at the intersection of…

A Scratch Night Of Play 2015

A Scratch Night Of Play – Curated by William Drew for Coney Coney return to Camden People’s Theatre to present another evening of playing theatre. We’ll again be presenting short pieces and works-in-progress that invite the audience to play (in some way or other) either in the theatre or elsewhere in the building: standing up,…

Beta Public 2015

Beta Public – three curated nights of videogames and performance. Play through a menu of the weirdest and most wonderful videogames, watch a selection of performances, and witness a world-first experiment in merging the live and digital worlds! Engaging performances and talks from exciting and provocative artists. Beta Public is about: New videogames and performance.…

Now Play This 2015

A Weekend of Games and Play. From the website: The underlying idea is that this is about games in whatever form: board games, digital games, pervasive games, playable sculptures, objects you poke at, guided walks that were secretly games all along. Talks Line-Up Games and Poetry on Wednesday 2 September, 7pm-8:30. We look at the intersection of games…

European Women in Games Conference 2015

The conference starts at 9.30 am on 2nd September, 2015 and finishes at 5.00 pm  European Women in Games Conference features: 2 Keynotes Panels: Panel 1: Expanding Horizons: Virtual Reality Panel 2: Expanding Horizons: Making games for Kids/ Education software Panel 3: “A new job in the games industry” Panel 4: “The benefits of mentoring”…

Pushing Buttons - Illustration by Laura Callaghan

Pushing Buttons 2015

V&A’s Friday Late: Pushing Buttons From the website: Come push our buttons as radical videogame design takes over the V&A. Play, make and spectate in arcades,workshops and performances that take us from the rebellious world of altgames through to the massive cultural phenomenon of eSports. LHS Bikeshed – @LHSBikeshed 65daysofstatic – @65dos Wild Rumpus – @wildrumpus…

Videogames in the museum workshop

This very special event at the V&A will present museum curators in conversation with the creators of the beautiful and fascinating forthcoming videogame, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture. In Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, players will discover the mysteries behind a richly realised and apparentlya bandoned Shropshire village in the year 1984. Players piece together…

Friday Late Spectacular: Play – 2015

Join us for a night of games and play for grown-ups! What does play mean to you? How has our understanding of play changed over time? We’re filling the building with all sorts of fun, from intriguing new digital games to traditional parlour favourites as well as discussions and experiences based around the different ways…

EGX Rezzed 2015

EGX Rezzed 2015 – video games event. Playable pre-release games on both PC and console (with a greater focus on indie titles), developer sessions by well known game designers and the opportunity to chat with developers on the show floor. Special interest: Leftfield Collection, selection of experimental games: Aerobat by Matthew Yeager Aviary Attorney by…