Opening times

The main festival is open 10am-4pm, Monday 25 May – Saturday 30 May 2020.

Some events may take place in the evening or at different times at different venues. See each event page for details.

Booking tickets

Entrance to the main festival is FREE but some special events are subject to a charge.

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.

Getting here

Norwich Games Festival is mainly based at The Forum, in central Norwich.

Address: The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF

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Norwich Games Festival Parking

The Forum has a dedicated car park open seven days a week, from 7am to midnight. Access is via Bethel Street.

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£2 per hour between 7am – 5.30pm
£2.50 fixed charge between 5.30pm and midnight

The Forum is managed by the Forum Trust an independent, self-financing charity.  Income raised from our car park helps to support our programme of FREE year-round programme of events and look after The Forum building.

Car Park Accessibility

  • There are 12 disabled badge parking spaces on Level – 2 and 8 parent with toddler parking spaces on Level-1.
  • A lift operates from the car park to the Atrium and first floor.


The Forum has a number of secure cycle parking facilities including StreetPods at the front of the building on the Bethnal Street side.

For cycle maps and routes visit the Norwich City Council website.

Public Transport

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

First Buses | National Express |  National Rail Enquiries | Norwich Park & Ride | Norwich City Council Parking Planner | Norwich Airport

Other Festival venues

One Life left – Norwich Gaming Café

21 St Benedict’s Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4PF
01603 631 114



Epic Studios

112-114 Magdalen St, Norwich NR3 1JD

01603 727727



Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library

The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1AW
01603 774 774

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Athena Games

9 St Gregory’s Alley, Norwich, NR2 1ER
01603 460910




Contact us

Call 01603 727950 or email