Plan your visit

Get ready for Norwich Games Festival

Festival opening times


Separate events at other venues may have different times. 

Booking tickets

Entrance to the main festival is FREE but some special events are subject to a small charge to cover costs. Many events (free and paid) are bookable and have limited capacity, so early booking is advised to avoid disappointment.Tickets can be booked directly from each event’s page. 

Find your way around the Festival

The majority of the Festival takes place in and around The Forum’s Atrium. A map will be available to download ahead of the festival. 

Events, talks and workshops at a glance

An at-a-glance download will be available prior to the festival.


Occasionally, events may be cancelled at short notice due to circumstances beyond the organisers’ control. In the event of cancellation of pre-book events, every endeavour will be made to contact ticket holders. We regret that we may not be able to offer an alternative for cancelled events. Please check this website for up-to-date event information.


Please see individual event listings for venue accessibility and contact information.


Please note that photography / filming will take place during Festival events – please notify a Festival event team member if you do not wish to be included. For online events, these may be recorded via the software e.g. Zoom / Microsoft Teams.

Getting here

Norwich Games Festival is based mainly at The Forum, Norwich, NR2 1TF

The Forum Car Park is perfect for visits to Norwich Games Festival, and for most other participating venues in Norwich city centre. Parking at The Forum helps support our year-round programme of free events – including Norwich Games Festival.  


The following links may be useful when planning to cycle. There are secure cycle parking facilities at The Forum including Streetpods.

Public Transport

The following links may be useful when planning your journey to Norwich by public transport