Book your Workshop


Be the Creator in our Storysmash workshops and make your own online interactive digital game. In our hands on workshops, you will be guided by experts at the National Videogame Arcade who will help you create your choose-your-own-adventure game using the popular online tool TWINE.

  • Workshop will consist of 6 sessions, unless specified
  • Workshops are suitable for either 11-18 year olds or 19-25 year olds – see tables below for a workshop suitable for you.
  • Workshops are free but places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

You can book your ticket online at Eventbrite or contact the library to book your place.

No programming or word skills required; just a good imagination, enthusiasm and a desire to tell a story!

Find out what you will do in each workshop.

Book tickets with Eventbrite

During the workshop sessions we will be asking you to take part in short surveys.

  • Please click here to take part in the first questionnaire.
  • Please click here to take part in the final questionnaire.

Want to find out more before you sign up? Join us for a special Storysmash Jam at The National Videogame Arcade on Saturday 4 November, 12pm to 2pm. You’ll have the chance to take your first steps in creating your own interactive adventure story game. You’ll see Twine, a free and easy to use tool, in action, and will get the chance to create the start of something for yourselves with the help of Callum and Nicole.

This workshop is suitable for 11-18 year olds. Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment on Eventbrite

Workshop Dates and Venues

Nottingham Central Library
Workshop suitable for 11 - 18 year olds
WeekDateTime
1Saturday 11 November1pm - 3pm
2Saturday 18 November1pm - 3pm
3Saturday 25 November1pm - 3pm
4Saturday 2 December1pm - 3pm
5Saturday 9 December1pm - 3pm
Nottingham Central Library
Workshop suitable for 19 - 25 year olds
WeekDateTime
1Saturday 20 January1pm - 3pm
2Saturday 27 January1pm - 3pm
3Saturday 3 February1pm - 3pm
4Saturday 10 February1pm - 3pm
5Saturday 17 February1pm - 3pm
6Saturday 24 February1pm - 3pm
Aspley Library
Workshop suitable for 11 - 18 year olds
WeekDateTime
1Monday 15 January4pm - 6pm
2Monday 22 January4pm - 6pm
3Monday 29 January4pm - 6pm
4Monday 5 February4pm - 6pm
5Monday 12 February4pm - 6pm
6Monday 19 February4pm - 6pm
Bulwell Riverside Library
Workshop suitable for 11 - 18 year olds
WeekDateTime
1Wednesday 15 November4pm - 6pm
2Wednesday 22 November4pm - 6pm
3Wednesday 29 November4pm - 6pm
4Wednesday 6 December4pm - 6pm
5Wednesday 13 December4pm - 6pm
Clifton Library
Workshop suitable for 11 - 18 year olds
WeekDateTime
1Monday 13 November4pm - 6pm
2Monday 20 November4pm - 6pm
3Monday 27 November4pm - 6pm
4Monday 4 December4pm - 6pm
5Monday 11 December4pm - 6pm
St Ann's Valley Library
Workshop suitable for 11 - 18 year olds
WeekDateTime
1Wednesday 17 January4pm - 6pm
2Wednesday 24 January4pm - 6pm
3Wednesday 31 January4pm - 6pm
4Wednesday 7 February4pm - 6pm
5Wednesday 14 February4pm - 6pm
6Wednesday 21 February4pm - 6pm