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What is City Talks?

The City Talks public lecture series features a programme of speakers who will share their views and insights on a range of topics. The talks are free of charge, and open to the public.

Forthcoming events

Level Up: A History of Computer Games in the Midlands

May 2018

Our next City Talk will focus on the history of computer games the UK’s Midlands, where a select panel of experts will come together to discuss how gaming has developed across the last four decades creating a regional industry that is still growing today.  Computer Games

From Dizzy to Lara Croft and U.S. Gold to ‘Silicon Spa’, this lively event will celebrate iconic gaming characters, creators and companies from across the Midlands.

There will also be a chance for visitors to relive some old classics, with a selection of retro games created in the Midlands available to pick up and play before and after the City Talk.

Final details are still to be confirmed. More details here soon.