Free event Family friendly


Now - Fri 20 Aug 2021


10:00 - 20:00


WX (Former Market Hall)

Love gaming?

This is an amazing opportunity to play, share, learn and create at the Festival of the Earth gaming day.

Open to families, children and industry specialists the programme will include:

- Dozens of new and retro games to play including Rocket League, Mario Kart, Street Fighter, Smash Bros, Sonic the Hedgehog and FIFA!

- Children and family workshops, make games and design characters with an environmental theme.

- Our Earth, Your Choice showcase. A brand new game in development co-created by One to One Development Trust with young people exploring environmental challenges and climate change (2-3pm).

- A retro video games shop, complete your collection.

- Opportunities to chat with Leeds City College about games courses available.

- Industry Talks, featuring speakers from Wakefield-based major games companies including Team17 (Worms, Overcooked) and Rebellion North (Sniper Elite) and Wakefield’s newest studio Dreaming Methods (6-8pm).

This is a Covid safe live event. Free entry and no booking required.