Posts Tagged ‘London’

This weekend sees the arrival of the London Games Festival, celebrating computer and video games across London for the next month. OK, it’s a bit more video-gamey than gamey-gamey, but there are some events for non-gamers, such as the Board Game Camp, which will be looking at what makes good gameplay and how to design […]


So much brilliant stuff happening at the moment, and I just don’t have time to talk about it properly, so I’m going to hammer a few down in bullet point form, just to give you a bird’s eye view: The Portobello Film Festival is back, with free admission to all it’s events. It’s always a […]


Zombies!!

24Aug10

Coming soon to a multiplex near you: Houseparty of the Dead VI! Zombies aplenty in Mile End last Saturday, as about 40 of us took to the streets for the sixth installment of London’s finest undead killfest. About two hours of make up (over a few pints) created an army of flesh-eaters, before we took […]


A lot of press about this one: a new maze has been set up in Trafalgar Square until Friday, based on different bits of London. So it’s got a Chinatown area and Carnaby Street 60s party, and, I think, a Baker Street bit with Sherlock Holmes (could be wrong about that though; I saw it […]


Ah, I’ve mentioned Conspiracy for Good before – the Tim Kring games thingy around London – but I’ve just been swapping emails with The Londoneer, and he reminds me that there’s another event tomorrow, this time in Brick Lane. Once again I’ve scheduled a holiday while all this stuff is going on (I’m off to […]


The Tate is up to some really interesting stuff at the moment. Here’s just a couple of their projects on the go right now: 1) The Tate Movie Project – an interactive initiative to get kids involved in the process of making a film. It aims to come up with a 20-minute animated film by […]


Just come across this on FutureLab: The Centre for Excellence in Media Practice has a conference about ‘Playful Learning‘ this September; bit pricey – 85 quid if you sign up before the 26th July, and 135 quid after – but it looks like there are some good speakers and it should be an interesting one […]