LONDON GAMES FESTIVAL PARADE AND FAMILY DAY

 

IT'S BACK! FREE SATURDAY FUN FOR ALL THE FAMLY IN LONDON WITH GAMES, CRAFTS AND COSPLAY 

 

Saturday, 6 April 2019

 

In partnership with:  WHITE CITY OF LONDON FOR PARADE PAGE

 
The first Saturday of London Games Festival will once again see hundreds of games characters take to the streets of London in the very special Games Character Parade, while Guildhall Yard and Art Gallery host free games exhibits and crafts for all the family.
Welcoming both video games-inspired cosplayers of all experience levels plus official mascots and characters, the famous Parade is a one-of-a-kind games event will see iconic interactive entertainment heroes in even more iconic London locations.
More information coming soon - sign up below to cosplay and receive updates. Games companies interested in providing mascots/props email roz.tuplin@games.london
10.30am Activities open, registration for paraders
12.00 Parade briefing
12.30 Parade starts
13.20 Parade returns to the Yard
13.40 Fashion show and Cosplay Awards
16.00 Activities end



Cosplay Parade and larger than life retro games

Dress up as your favourite games characters for a parade and fashion show in the Yard, or go back to the classics with interactive retro games by Actual Reality Arcade



Costume and accessory-making crafts

If you don't have a costume come early and make yourself a superhero mask or Boxhead with Boxhead Craft and SamiArts in Guildhall Art Gallery



Groundbreaking new digital art and virtual reality experiences

A custom-built "Minecraft of knitting" in Guildhall Art Gallery and an interactive artwork inside virtual reality in the historic Amphitheatre



Peer to peer learning for developers, digital artists and academics

A lunchtime symposium on new frontiers of digital art - tickets available soon

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