Immersive Arcade Tour – September 2021

Welcome to Immersive Arcade. This one-of-a-kind exhibition is the first national collection of the best examples of virtual reality (VR) and 360 experiences created in the UK between 2000 and 2020. Themed around an exploration of the human mind, the collection allows users to investigate a wide range of impactful VR experiences and aims to engage those who are new to immersive productions. Those who visit the in-person showcase during this national tour will emerge into a wide range of experiences in documentary, experiential and narrative genres.

Confirmed Venues

GUILDFORD: 7th September, 10:30-17:00

Virtual Production Test Stage, Unit 1A Riverside Business Centre, Guildford, GU1 4UG

LEICESTER: 13-14th September, 12:00-19:30

The Phoenix Micro Cinema, 4 Midland Street, Leicester, LE1 1TG

COVENTRY: 15th September: 10:00-17:00

West Orchards Shopping Centre, Smithford Way, Coventry CV1 1QX

LONDON, WATERLOO: 16th September 15:00-17:00 and 19:00-24:00

MCV/Develop IRL event, 26 Leake Street entry via Waterloo Tunnel – Ticket booking required)

MANCHESTER: 16th September, 10:00-17:00

HOST, Salford, Blue Tower, MediaCityUK, M50 2ST –Ticket booking required)

LONDON, KENSAL: 17th September 14:00 – 19:00

Parlour, 5 Regent St, London NW10 5LG

CARDIFF: 23rd September 12:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 18:00

Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL

HARTLEPOOL: 23rd & 24th September 10:30 – 16:30

The Northern School of Art, Hartlepool,TS24 7DR

NOTTINGHAM: 28th September

Zero Latency, Victoria Centre, Nottingham NG1 3QN

BRIGHTON: 28th, 29th & 30th September

The Fusebox Brighton, Wired Sussex, BN1 4GH

GATESHEAD: 28th & 30th September 10:00 – 16:30

PROTO, Abbott’s Hill, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, NE8 3DF

DUNDEE: 30th September, 10:30 -16:00

InGAME, V&A Dundee, 1 Riverside Esplanade, Dundee DD1 4EZ – Ticket booking required


Demos are free and take between 5-40 minutes per person, depending on how busy the venue is. In some cases we will need to run a queue to manage and sanitise the venue in a safe manner so your patience is appreciated.

All demos are subject to the user signing a waiver and are subject to availability and in some venues, pre-booking. Please bring a mask with you. 

Please ensure you check this webpage for the latest confirmed timings and venues as they are continually subject to change at the discretion of the Host Venues. Please try to arrive at least half an hour before the venue closes.