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Festival, Wed 6 - Sun 10 Feb 2019


Yorkshire Games Festival 2019

Yorkshire Games Festival 2019


National Science and Media Museum,
West Yorkshire,

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Wed 6 - Sun 10 Feb Yorkshire Games Festival 2019


The Yorkshire Games Festival is back with a new February slot! The five-day festival, now in its third year, will run from 6–10 February 2019.

Once again, we’ll be playing host to a fantastic delegate conference, with special guest speakers and workshops tailored to those studying games-related courses or starting their career in the industry. Plus our Let’s Play! weekend will offer plenty of free gameplay and activities for all the family to enjoy together.

New for 2019 is the Young Developers’ Conference, a brand-new partnership with BAFTA. Designed to engage the industry’s youngest and brightest stars, the conference will inspire and inform younger game makers—and their families—about the amazing opportunities available within the games industry.

We’re also proud to welcome the legendary Jeff Minter of Llamasoft fame. Jeff is the man behind the Atari Jaguar’s critically acclaimed flagship Tempest 2000 and Xbox Live Arcade’s celebrated Space Giraffe, among others. As part of our delegate programme, Jeff will join us to discuss his exciting career in games. We’ll also welcome back Guardian games journalists (and friends of the festival) Keith Stuart and Jordan Erica Webber.

Yorkshire Games Festival 2019 is set to be the biggest (and dare we say best!) festival yet, continuing to celebrate games culture and introduce new generations to the science and art of games development.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 6 - Sun 10 Feb 2019


Ticket Prices TBC.



See location of National Science and Media Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 161327  Lat: 53.79091 Long: -1.75609

By Road:
One mile from end of M606.

By Public Transport:
Come out of Bradford Interchange, turn left at The BradfordHotel, follow signs to museum. The museum is a five minute walk from the Interchange.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Bradford Interchange station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality