• UK Games Events Calendar

Awards, festivals, talks, workshops, masterclasses, hackspaces... the UK is home to a huge range of educational and inspiring games events. Whether you're looking to make your first foray into the world of coding, reach the next rung of the industry ladder or simply keep up to date with the latest innovations, there's something for everyone.

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Event Date Time Location Info
Code Club @Vivacity - Scratch for Beginners  15 1.30-2.45pm Peterborough Central Library, Broadway, Peterborough Code club for ages 7-11: learn to program simple games and animations
CODE>MAKE>WIN Games Design and Ideas Workshop 15 11am-3pm Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Building, Howard Street, Sheffield Introduction to coding and games design for ages 10-16
BAFTA Guru Live London 15-16 ~ BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London Learn from BAFTA-winners, industry professionals & up-and-coming talent with a weekend of non-stop masterclasses and panels
ESI London 2018 18-20 9am Olympia, London Three day esports business conference with speakers, workshops and panel discussions
EGX 2018 20-23 ~ NEC, Birmingham The UK's biggest games event - four day expo featuring upcoming titles, tournaments and talks
GamesAid Cheque Giving Ceremony 2018 20 4-10pm Gallery Seminar Suites 1-3, NEC, Birmingham GamesAid's annual cheque giving ceremony, awarding charities supporting disabled and disadvantaged youth with funds
Art Lab; Introduction to Game Design 22 10.15-11.45am Leigh Spinners Mill, Park Lane, Leigh Family games design workshop, suitable for children aged 8+
Up Your Game Workshop - Create a Successful Community 23 11am-6pm Ichiban Sushi, 58A Atlantic Road, Brixton, London Three hour workshop aimed at prospective community managers
Ukie on Tour: Manchester 24 4-6pm The Sharp Project, Thorp Road, Manchester Industry roundtable hosted by Ukie, covering skills, funding, technology and the workplace
Fuse Jam #2 - Sounds Of The Emocean 28-30 6pm dBs Music Bristol - HE Centre, 17 Saint Thomas Street, Bristol Friendly and inclusive 48 hour game jam for all levels of experience
Gamerbake London 28 7-9.30pm Ukie, 18A Black Bull Yard, 24-28 Hatton Wall, London Gaming themed baking competition, raising money for Special Effect
Pixelnebriation Episode 3: Checkpoint Brutal 28 2-9pm Ukie, 18A Black Bull Yard, 24-28 Hatton Wall, London Informal roundtable and discussion, where attendees can discuss creations and industry experiences in a relaxed setting