Partners, supporters and sponsors

Norwich Games Festival is a partnership initiative involving many different organisations, presented by The Forum

Sponsors and Partners Norwich Games Festival 2019

Norwich University of the Arts 

Lead Education Partner 

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) has been involved in the Norwich Games Festival since the Festival’s inception in 2013. 

NUA run a BA in Games Art and Design, an MA in Games and have recently launched three brand new creative science BSc courses; User Experience Design, Interaction Design and Games Development. 

NUA welcomes students for taster sessions during the Games Festival Learning Week. Students from NUA will showcase their work, give talks and exhibit games throughout the Festival. 


One Life Left Norwich Gaming Cafe 


One Life Left is Norwich’s original Gaming Cafe offering a fantastic selection of games in the heart of the Norwich Lanes on St Benedict’s Street. 

Be sure to look out for tournaments and events as part of Norwich Games Festival. 


Access Creative College 


We are proud to be working with Access Creative College again for Norwich Games Festival. 

Access Creative College offers exciting and practical courses in games, digital media, digital marketing, music, events and acting from its studios in central Norwich. 


East Coast College 


East Coast College is an established further education college offering a wide breadth and depth of subjects and vocational training – turning your passions into professions. 


Women in Games 


Founded in 2009 Women in Games (WIGJ) is a not for profit organisation that works to recruit more women into the games industry and to support those already in the industry. It also campaigns to ensure individuals and businesses understand that a more diverse workforce leads to greater productivity and financial success. 

We are grateful to Women in Games for their help developing our festival programme. 


Bafta Young Game Designers 


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 BAFTA YGD team were involved in helping deliver the Norwich Gaming 2018 Learning Programme and are also running special relaxed workshops for children with additional needs. 


Athena Games 


Athena Games is a board gaming, wargaming, roleplaying and card gaming venue and store based in St Gregorys Alley, Norwich. 

Nor-Con (Norfolk TV, Film & Comic Con) 


If you love your Batman, Iron Man, Dr Who or any other type of complete “Nerdity” then NOR-CON is the place for you.  

Tickets available at: 

Events for Gamers