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    Get Gaming! for Youth Groups

    Tue 27 Feb, 6pm - 9pm | For Scouts and Guides | £8.50 per child

    Click here to book a Scouts or Guides group visit via Eventbrite

    BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) is a free initiative and competition that inspires young people to create, develop and present their new game ideas to the world. The UK games industry is an exciting and thriving place to work, and there are a whole variety of roles available. The YGD competition runs from January to April each year, and culminates in an awards ceremony in July.

    Join BAFTA YGD Scouts and Guides evening at The Forum and get a limited edition Norwich Gaming Festival patch badge!

    Game Careers Talk and Q&A Session (30 minutes)

    Scouts and Guides meet game developers who are currently making games in the UK. This short talk aims to help young people find their initial game idea and provide tips on how to develop it further. Suitable for young people considering a career in game design or wanting to know more about how games are made.

    Game Concept Workshop (1 hour)

    This workshop helps young learners to develop and shape their initial idea and provide tips on how to develop their plans further.

    Get Gaming Gallery

    Lots of great gaming content for your Scouts and Guides to get their hands on including Raspberry Pi's and PiCEEDS. Explore the retro arcade (a leader favourite!) with classic and new games, plus an exhibition timeline about the history of gaming.


    Wed 28 Feb, 6pm - 9pm | For Brownies and Cubs | £8.50 per child

    Click here to book a Brownies or Cubs group visit via Eventbrite

    Get Gaming with the Norwich Gaming Festival experience for Brownies and Cubs and get a limited edition Norwich Gaming Festival patch badge!

    Coding an Adventure

    Bring your groups gaming imaginations to life with Tommy Thompson and Shaun Spaulding in this live coding experience. See first-hand how changing a single number can affect how high a player can jump and how fast they can run as your group build a unique gaming adventure together.

    Get Gaming Gallery

    Lots of great gaming content for your Scouts and Guides to get their hands on including Raspberry Pi's and PiCEEDS. Explore the retro arcade (a leader favourite!) with classic and new games, plus an exhibition timeline about the history of gaming.

    Visit documents for group leaders: Learning at The Forum Guidance and Policy | Photography, Film and Audio Permission Form Policy for the Safeguarding of Children and Young People