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BAFTA Games Masterclass: The History of Video Games with WiFi Wars!
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BAFTA Games Masterclass: The History of Video Games with WiFi Wars!

  • Calendar icon Fri 1 Dec, 7:00pm
  • Map pin icon BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, Princess Anne Theatre

Wi-Fi Wars is a live comedy game show where you play along! Log in with your smartphone or tablet and compete in a range of games, quizzes and challenges to win the show, and prizes, using their Guinness World Record-breaking tech!

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Returning to BAFTA with a new show developed at the Royal Institution and New Scientist Live, comedian Steve McNeil (Dara O'Briain's Go 8 Bit, Video Game Nation) draws on his Amazon best-selling book, "Hey! Listen!" to present an interactive, whistle-stop tour of the earliest gaming innovations during the golden era of video games.

The Guardian - "Not To Be Missed"
Time Out - Critic's Choice
The Times - Hot List
Metro - Top Ten London Geek Nights Out

www.wifiwars.co.uk

BAFTA members please note that the monthly games social will commence after this event and is ticketed separately.


Accessibility

BAFTA is an arts charity that is open and welcoming to everyone. This means we want every visit to BAFTA 195 Piccadilly to be as enjoyable and comfortable as possible.

Please be advised:

  • If you are attending one of our events at 195 Piccadilly and have access requirements, then please email events@bafta.org with as much notice as possible to discuss these with us.
  • If you would prefer to speak to someone over the phone to discuss access requirements, please call our dedicated reception team on 020 7734 0022.

Additionally:

  • If you are a wheelchair user then please email events@bafta.org to book your space alongside any accompanying guest(s), with as much notice as possible. Wheelchair spaces are available in the front row.
  • If you are visually impaired and require seats in the front row, please email events@bafta.org to book your space alongside any accompanying guest(s), with as much notice as possible.
  • Accompanying assistants, carers or companions can attend free of charge. Please email events@bafta.org ahead of the event to book this complimentary ticket.
  • Please find a comprehensive Access Guide for our building HERE.
  • Our newly developed building has been designed with accessibility in mind, and we have made improvements including adding an additional lift, widening doors and corridors, removing steps and ledges and installing disabled toilets on every floor. Working with Peter Connell Associates, we have made significant changes to improve accessibility, and we will engage with our audiences to continue to improve.

Terms and Conditions

By purchasing a ticket for this event, you agree to the terms and conditions listed below:

Please see here for our Academy Screenings and Events Code.

Please note, the use of professional photography or recording equipment is prohibited during this event.

Pricing

  • Standard - Public Concessions
    £5.00
  • Standard - Public Full
    £8.00
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Accessibility

BAFTA is an arts charity that is open and welcoming to everyone. This means we want every visit to BAFTA 195 Piccadilly to be as enjoyable and comfortable as possible and our events accessible to all.

Our venue is wheelchair accessible and both live captioning and BSL are available on request for all events. Visit our venue accessibility page for more detailed access information here.

Accompanying assistants, carers and companions can attend free of charge alongside any ticket purchase. Please email events@bafta.org ahead of booking to book this complimentary ticket.

How to Request Access Adjustments

If you would like to book a wheelchair space, or request live-captioning, BSL translation or any other access adjustment, please email events@bafta.org or call our dedicated reception team on 020 7734 0022 at the point of booking your ticket(s). We will endeavour to support all access requests made to us.


Getting to the Venue

By tube

Green Park is the nearest accessible step-free station and is served by the Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria lines. 0.3 miles to 195 Piccadilly entrance. The accessible entrance is from the park at the rear of the station.

Piccadilly Circus Station is served by the Piccadilly and Bakerloo Line Services. Leicester Square Station is served by the Piccadilly and Northern Line Services. Both stations are accessed by steps only.

By train

London Charing Cross has step-free access to all platforms. 0.7 miles to 195 Piccadilly entrance. Staff are available to assist with ramps between the platform and the train.

By bus

There are bus stops located on Regent Street/St James's Street, Piccadilly, Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Coventry Street and Haymarket. All London buses have ramp access and dedicated spaces for wheelchair users.

Nearest car park

The Cavendish London Public Car Park – 0.1 miles to 195 Piccadilly entrance.

JustPark Car Park – 0.5 miles to 195 Piccadilly entrance.

Nearest Blue Badge Parking

  • Jermyn Street: near Crockett & Jones, 1 space (0.05miles)
  • Sackville Street: near corner of Piccadilly, 2 spaces (0.06miles)
  • Saint James's Square: on street, 2 spaces (0.08miles)
  • Jermyn Street: near Tesco, 1 space (0.09miles)

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