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Medway Gaming and Creative Festival

16th July - 17th July 2022

Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, in partnership with Medway Council, is pleased to announce that the 2022 Medway Gaming and Creative Festival will take place at The Historic Dockyard Chatham on Saturday, 16 and Sunday, 17 July.

Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, in partnership with Medway Council, is pleased to announce that the 2022 Medway Gaming and Creative Festival will take place at The Historic Dockyard Chatham on Saturday, 16 and Sunday, 17 July.

A wide range of different activities will be featured for gamers of all experience levels.

Play and compete at games from retro to modern

The Medway Gaming and Creative Festival is a celebration of video games, gaming culture and creativity, set within the unique historic environment of Medway’s former Royal Navy
Dockyard and against a backdrop of real-life battleships, including HMS Cavalier of World of Warships fame.


The Festival has something to appeal to every gamer, from pro to novice, and will showcase talent, art, creativity and culture, uniting players for a weekend of entertainment. Visitors to
the 2-day festival will be able to watch, play and learn about games; meet special guests; join competitions; experience new and retro gaming; as well as enjoying fun, interactive
exhibits such as Robot Wars and Cosplay masquerade

The Festival is being supported by organisations across Medway and programming for the
weekend is underway. The final programme will follow in coming weeks and highlights
already in place include:

All types of gamers can get involved, from novice to e-sports pro

Experience gaming technology such as VR (Virtual Reality)

See how the armed forces collaborate with the gaming industry

● Huge interactive gaming areas: across the festival site including vast gaming halls,
competitions, e-sports, retro gaming, modern, kids and virtual reality zones.

● Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Hall: from local
Universities, Colleges, Military and local businesses, showcasing how STEM will define our futures in fun and inspiring ways
● Military Show: from across the armed forces, with interactive content that highlights the incredible work of the forces and the links technology used in the modern Forces has
with the Gaming industry
● Creating Games Exhibition: New games, technology and experiences being created by students from publishers, and students, for those wanting to learn more about the
gaming and digital industry, as well as Medway’s four universities and MidKent College showcasing what they have to offer to our aspiring young people.
● Creative Arts Exhibition: Local artists creating new art pieces for the show and interactive stands including many local partners

As this event approaches, more information will be updated for the different events and activities featured. There will be plenty of games and experiences that any gamer will be thrilled to try.

Tickets and Pricing

Tickets cost £16 for an adult and £10 for a child The ticket will give full access to all
elements of the Medway Gaming and Creative Festival as well as selected galleries within
The Historic Dockyard Chatham. To book your ticket, visit thedockyard.co.uk
Tickets are available in advance only. There will not be a ticket allocation available on the
day(s) of the festival.

Opening time: 10am-6pm.

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