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    Norwich Gaming Festival Top Picks for Half Term

    Get stuck into lots of family-friendly fun this May Half Term at Norwich Gaming Festival.

    Indie Games

    Mon 29 May - Sat 3 Jun | Mon - Thu 10am - 4pm, Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm | The Forum, Atrium | FREE

    Play new games and get all the inside knowledge about their creation from the developers. From point and click adventures, to train tower defence, VR experiences to board games - there's something for everyone!

    Top family games to try include the blisteringly fast 10 Second Ninja (29 May - 3 June) from local developers Four Circle Interactive, epic adventure platformer The Adventure Pals (2 - 3 June) and the infinite runner Sure Footing (1 - 3 June).

    Norwich Raspberry Jam

    Sat 27 May | 10.30am - 5pm | OPEN, Norwich | FREE Book your now via Eventbrite

    Get stuck into coding and digital making activities for children and adults. Enjoy workshops covering everything from robotics to micro:bit, talks, show-and-tell projects, a parent zone for advice and vendors selling tech.

    A Raspberry Jam is a big meetup for people of all ages to share tech ideas, learn from each other and have fun! It is a growing community across the UK which welcomes families, developers, students, teachers – anyone who wants to put their tech to good use, learn new skills and show off their projects.

    Retro Arcade

    Mon 29 May - Sat 3 Jun | Mon - Thu 10am - 4pm, Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm | The Forum, Gallery | FREE

    Play old classics such as Pac-Man, Donkey-Kong and The Simpsons Arcade Game with the Norwich Gaming Festival's newly expanded selection of classic arcade machines plus retro consoles and awesome games from the Atari 2600 to the PS1!

    Big Potato Games

    Mon 29 May - Sat 3 Jun | Mon - Thu 10am - 4pm, Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm | The Forum, Gaming Village | FREE

    Big Potato is a games company that's as versatile as its vegetable namesake. They turn their hands to everything from quiz games to party games. Join Big Potato and their gaming gurus in the Gaming Village outside The Forum for some board gaming fun.

    Get Ready for Battle!

    Mon 29 May - Sat 3 Jun | Mon - Thu 10am - 4pm, Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm| The Forum

    It's not just video games at the Norwich Gaming Festival! Get ready for battle with Ironheads medieval knights and new for 2017 the Battle Stations Activities Centre with laser tag, saber training and more.