We booked the National Videogame Arcade for a Christmas ‘do’ - what a place - entertainment on tap, super friendly and helpful staff, amazing food, reasonably priced drinks - we can’t wait to book it again for next year!
— Emma Seward, Tech Nottingham.

 It's really good.

team building & company away days (capacities dependant on package chosen)    

Our team building days include access to our three floors of playable exhibits, your own tournament host, refreshment breaks and lunch. (Packages can be booked for either a full or a half day)

You’ll be split off into teams to compete within the NVA galleries with a variety of games, battling it out to see who will be crowned the winner.

In addition you can add in one of our workshops to take home a new skill, such as Makey Makey game controllers, Creative Writing with Twine or an introduction to the programming software Scratch.

We have a wide range of meeting rooms to cater for most hire needs, so whether it's part of a strategy meeting, presentations or just team reviews and updates we have a space just for you.

Gallery hire (for up to 150 guests) 

...is exactly what it says on the tin. You and your company will have access to all three galleries all night. With over 70 games for you to play to your hearts content. Our brilliant Crew members will be on hand to assist and cheer you on, you’ll even be able to book your very own virtual reality sessions!

NVA Tournaments (for up to 40 guests)

Held in our largest room, our NVA tournaments come with hand selected games, tournament host, and access to our private bottle bar.


The National Videogame Arcade houses our CaféBar a fun space which serves local coffee and cake, Toast & Toasties, our cafe also offers a variety of catering options for meetings, events and private hires. See our catering and hospitality menu for more details.

Evening meal

We’ve teamed up with selected local restaurants who can deliver your evening meal direct to your event. Choose from a selection of Italian, Indian, and American cuisine. Prices and menus available on request.


For more information or to book:
email hire@thenva.com
or call 0115 881 3091



For more information or to book email hire@thenva.com or call 0115 881 3091.
Download our Private Hire Brochure as a PDF.