Werewolf – Rolling Games

Various Locations

Werewolf games will be starting regularly and organically over the whole weekend, especially around campfires. You don't need to sign up for these so just come along and join in!

Welcome Meet

Arena

The official opening meet of the festival! Come gather on the arena to be officially welcomed and find out more about things you can expect over the weekend. Attendance isn't mandatory but is heartily recommended!

Jackbox Games

Activity Centre

A range of rolling party games using the projector and your phones. Games are 6-8 players but audience participation is encouraged!

New Players & New Friends Board Gaming

Shackleton Lodge (Big Lodge)

Whether you'd like to meet new friends to play with (perhaps you're attending the festival alone?) or you're brand new to board games and want to learn something new, this is the session for you! Our friendly volunteers will help find you a table of like-minded people and a game from the Strange Games Library […]

New Wherewolf with Christian Zoli

Stage

The designer of Wherewolf introduces his long awaited new edition of the game, including scenarios! Followed by some demonstration games.

Campfire Storytelling with Jon

Main Campfire

Ever wondered how the hills were made? Where the sun goes at night? Who built that empty house on the edge of town? Let Jon show you...! Jon is a Brighton-based storyteller known for his captivating delivery and love of roots: folktales and myths that connect our history and our present, our surroundings and ourselves. […]

Daily Update

Stage

A morning update with the upcoming day’s news and events. Come to the arena to find out what’s happening!

Kubb & Molkky

Arena

Fun outdoor 'throwing' games suitable for all ages, could be described as similar to old-fashioned Skittles, or Viking Chess! Fun in the sunshine that is suitable for mixed ages (young people must be accompanied by a parent/guardian) Each game can take 12 or more players and lasts about 30 mins so latecomers may be able […]

Nerf Wars & Outdoor Games

Arena

Fun outdoor games and nerf battles Children must be accompanied by an adult

New Players & New Friends Board Gaming

Activity Centre

Whether you'd like to meet new friends to play with (perhaps you're attending the festival alone?) or you're brand new to board games and want to learn something new, this is the session for you! Our friendly volunteers will help find you a table of like-minded people and a game from the Strange Games Library […]

Bring & Buy

Village Square

Buyers come between 12pm-2pm to buy goodies! (Bring cash!) Sellers come and see Sas in the Village Square with your games and your completed form between 11.30am and 12pm then return to collect your earnings/unsold games at 2pm. Go to strangegamesfestival.co.uk/bring-buy for more information about selling.

2 Rooms & a Boom

Chapel

Rolling 15-20 minute games within this two hour window.

New Players & New Friends Board Gaming

Activity Centre

Whether you'd like to meet new friends to play with (perhaps you're attending the festival alone?) or you're brand new to board games and want to learn something new, this is the session for you! Our friendly volunteers will help find you a table of like-minded people and a game from the Strange Games Library […]

Biodiversity Game Show

Stage

In this interactive show you can watch and take part in a series of games based on popular TV quiz shows: Tenable, Pointless, Only Connect, Family Fortunes, and the always popular 'Biodiversity Blockbusters'! Through the games you’ll learn about biodiversity loss, the threats many species now face, and how you can do your bit to […]

The Storymaster’s Tales

Stage

Interactive role-playing theatre. Adventures full of folk-lore, monsters, magic and mystery…

Campfire Storytelling with Jon

Main Campfire

Ever wondered how the hills were made? Where the sun goes at night? Who built that empty house on the edge of town? Let Jon show you...! Jon is a Brighton-based storyteller known for his captivating delivery and love of roots: folktales and myths that connect our history and our present, our surroundings and ourselves. […]

DJ Set & Disco

Stage

Stupid Disco DJ set from Your Sound Lady (www.yoursoundlady.com) Playing whatever it is that you like amongst popular classics of the slightly weird and alternative realms. Think ska, Motown, goth, disco, etc..  defo no Ed Sheeran. To avoid disappointment get your request in to zoe@yoursoundlady.com ASAP. *NB requests must be child friendly

Daily Update

Stage

A morning update with the upcoming day’s news and events. Come to the arena to find out what’s happening!

Looking for a Game, Meeting Point

Village Square

Looking for a game? Turn up at the 'looking for a game' table at the north (carpark) end of the main square to meet others

Kubb & Molkky

Arena

Fun outdoor 'throwing' games suitable for all ages, could be described as similar to old-fashioned Skittles, or Viking Chess! Fun in the sunshine that is suitable for mixed ages (young people must be accompanied by a parent/guardian) Each game can take 12 or more players and lasts about 30 mins so latecomers may be able […]

Nerf Wars & Outdoor Games

Arena

Fun outdoor games and nerf battles Children must be accompanied by an adult

Live Music

Stage

Live music from Hephziwren

Craft Fair

Village Square

Craft Fair for all your beautiful wares and goodies. Sellers arrive and set up 11.30am-12pm. Buyers can buy from 12pm-2pm

Medieval Combat Showcase

Arena

An exciting display of full contact medieval combat by Knight's Tower

The Quiz

Stage

Our beloved quiz, this time really focussed on BOARDGAMES! Bring a team or come along solo to join the fun

Live Music

Stage

Live music from Luke and from Elaine

Campfire Storytelling with Jon

Main Campfire

Ever wondered how the hills were made? Where the sun goes at night? Who built that empty house on the edge of town? Let Jon show you...! Jon is a Brighton-based storyteller known for his captivating delivery and love of roots: folktales and myths that connect our history and our present, our surroundings and ourselves. […]

Daily Update

Stage

A morning update with the upcoming day’s news and events. Come to the arena to find out what’s happening!

House Games Showdown

Arena

The big showdown between the houses: come along and show your mettle at a combination of mental, physical and practical games.

Farewell Meet

Arena

Join us for a recap of the best bits of the weekend, for the thrilling conclusion of the Battle of the Houses, and of course for the biggest group photo yet!