Join us at PLAY Expo Manchester


PLAY Expo Manchester is the North’s biggest expo dedicated to video games.

Taking place on the 8th-9th October, there will be lots of activities going on at this year’s PLAY Expo Manchester. From free classic arcade & retro games and AAA game previews to indie games, eSports, cosplay and tournaments – there’s something for game enthusiasts of every age!

VR has its own dedicated zone this year, with a fantastic selection of games lined up, including Rebellion’s Battlezone and Jon Hare’s Sociable Soccer.

Find out more about on the PLAY Expo website

Careers & Education Zone

We’ll be running a dedicated Careers & Education zone where we’ll be offering free careers advice and support for anybody wanting to work in games.

Exhibitors we’ve got lined up are:

  • Artonix
  • Barclays Digital Eagles
  • Priestly College
  • Futureworks School of Media
  • SSR Manchester
  • Sheffield College

And just some of the exciting activities we’ve got going on in the zone include:

  • VR headsets
  • Game showcases from UK Games Fund Tranzfuser winners
  • Interactive 3D printing
  • Make your own microcontroller goggles and ears
  • Hands on workshops

This year’s going to be the best one yet, so be sure not to miss it!

To find out more about PLAY Expo, or to enquire about group discount bookings for students, get in touch with Genie Todd at

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