Wow ! This place ticks all the boxes for an amazing (older) children’s birthday party !!
— Sophie - Tripadvisor Review

Are you levelling up another year?

Then our NVA 1-Up Party might be the celebration for you!

Taking place on G4 in our private suite, this party will give you your fill of not only Minecraft, but some of our Nintendo favourites as well!

Perfect for any age, the NVA 1-Up Party will take place over two hours, with eight-player Hunger Games tournaments, Spleef matches, Build Battle contests on our Minecraft LAN server, as well as eight-player Smash Bros. showdowns AND four-player Mario Kart grand prix, all for you on your special day. With one of our wonderful staff members looking after you for the entire duration, it’s sure to be a day to remember for a long time coming.

Cantina party

If you want to bring your friends to the NVA and also have some time all to yourself playing games together, then the Cantina Party might just be for you!

Spend the day in the NVA Galleries, playing on every game we have to offer. Throwback to the times gone past with our Ms. Pacman and Donkey Kong arcade cabinets, join Mario and Sonic on a journey from their beginnings to their current form, and play on the current generation on consoles as we take you through the path of videogames past, present and future.

The Cantina party also includes a private room for an hour, where you can play together with all of your friends, bring in some food to eat, and have cake and presents!

The Cantina Party is £12 per child for a minimum of five children. This includes two free adult tickets for those supervising; any additional adults can purchase their ticket online, or on the day of the party. This party does not include food.

Virtual Birthday Party

Our brand-new birthday party package, the Virtual Birthday Party is perfect for those who want to bring along some friends to play all of the games in our galleries, and also have a guaranteed HOUR on our private virtual reality headset! 

With plenty of games on offer in our galleries, you're more than welcome to spend the entire day with us if you'd like, from 10am until 6pm. From classic older games like Donkey Kong and Space Invaders, all the way through to the current generation of consoles, there's sure to be something here that appeals to everyone.

This party offer also gives you a guaranteed hour slot on our virtual reality experience for yourself and up to seven of your friends! We run our VR experience on the HTC Vive with state-of-the-art specialist VR computers, with a collection of games that will amaze and delight everyone who tries it. Fight enemies in a gladiator's arena, experience and explore the depths of the ocean, or just spend your time working in an office, it's entirely up to you.

Our Virtual Birthday Party is £100 for up to eight people to come along and spend the day with us. This party does not include food, nor a space to bring your own. Up to two adults can come in completely free with the party group, but please note! All virtual reality participants must be aged 8 or over in order to comply with safety regulations.


Can I bring my own catering or cake?

Of course! You're very welcome to bring your own cake and we'l be delighted to store it for you until your party starts. 

Can I order food to the NVA?

Sure! Our address is 24-32 Carlton Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NN.

Your food needs to be delivered and consumed within your party time window.



You are more than welcome to bring decorations, but we do ask that you remove them afterwards. 


The party room will be available 10 mins before for your set up.


Our party rooms can be booked at the following times whenever our galleries are open to the public.

Cantina parties: 11.30pm-12.30pm, 1.30pm-2.30pm, 3.30pm-4.30pm
Party suite: 11am-1pm. 2pm-4pm

Please contact us to find out what availability there is for the day of your party.