Dizzy Day!
Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Dizzy Day!

It's the first ever International Dizzy Day, and our NEW exhibition celebrating videogames' favourite Egg opens today with a series of special events with The Oliver Twins!

Happy 30th Birthday Dizzy!
Apr
8
2:30 pm14:30

Happy 30th Birthday Dizzy!

To celebrate the launch of the new exhibition room at the NVA, we've declared April 8th International Dizzy Day!

We're delighted to be able to welcome The Oliver Twins along to the NVA to celebrate the 30th Birthday of that beloved Egg!

Time for more Dizzy...
Apr
8
4:00 pm16:00

Time for more Dizzy...

The Oliver Twins, creators of Dizzy, are here at the NVA for Dizzy Day and they have a VERY special surprise to share...
 

Pixelheads : Ear Candy - the sound of videogames
Apr
12
2:00 pm14:00

Pixelheads : Ear Candy - the sound of videogames

They're called *video*games but let's not forget that they're not just about graphics - videogames make noises too! But how much do we really know about those noises, how they get created, and how they affect our experience of gameplay?

Hello Words
Apr
13
6:30 pm18:30

Hello Words

  • The National Videogame Arcade

We make worlds with words at the NVA's writing group.

MegaRan
May
19
6:00 pm18:00

MegaRan

MegaRan is coming to the The National Videogame Arcade for one night only.


Hello Words
Mar
9
6:30 pm18:30

Hello Words

  • The National Videogame Arcade

We make worlds with words at the NVA's writing group.

Level Design Scratch
Feb
14
10:00 am10:00

Level Design Scratch

Ages 7-11
£30/£27

This one day workshop covers the two main areas of level design: designing in the morning and coding in the afternoon. This workshop will use Scratch, a free online game making tool popular in schools that you can download and continue to explore at home.

Pixel Art Workshop
Feb
12
1:00 pm13:00

Pixel Art Workshop

Ages 7+
£8

Learn how to make a Sprite using the Piskel- the free online sprite editor. Get hints and tips for how to make great Sprites, and learn how to create movement.