Bloggle and GEEK: Like bubble and squeak, but without the washing up.

Or, like all the best double acts, with plenty of fun on the side and a healthy dollop of creative interaction to leave you fully satisfied.

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Following on from the successful Bloggers’ Forum during our last event at coFWD, we’ve bowed to public demand and scheduled a Bloggle. A play on the regular Tuttle, Tipple and Nibble phenomenons, it’s a social evening for – but not exclusive to – bloggers, who can come along and get to know others in and around Medway. Hot drinks and soft drinks will be provided but if you want to bring along a tipple or nibbles of your own, please feel free to do so. Due to the nature of coFWD, numbers are limited and will need to be booked via our Eventbrite page here. The event is free but a suggested donation of £2 on the night to cover the space’s costs would be much appreciated.

In conjunction with coFWD’s support of GEEK2013, this will also be an independent satellite event in the run up to the main event in Margate during half term week.

After a very successful debut last year, GEEK (Games Expo East Kent) have introduced the theme of ‘Meet, Make, Play’ to celebrate 40 years of games playing. The event runs from Thursday, February 21st to Sunday, February 24th and further details regarding tickets and what’s on can be found on their website.

Other satellite events (booking required) at coFWD include:

Saturday 26th January, 11:30am – 4pm Sunday 27th January:  A marathon all day/night of gaming madness. Whether you play on PC, Xbox or PS3, bring along your system, game and socialise! http://game161.eventbrite.co.uk/

Friday 1st February: Retro’spect3. If you love retro gaming or just want to relive those lost nostalgic years, then Retro’Spect3 is for you. Fancy spinning through Sonic, bouncing and bashing your way through Mario or just saving the world from the Mad Bomber? Then sign up here:  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5222285998

Saturday 2nd Feb: Speedgaming –  A day of social gaming. A selection of board and video games to entertain and challenge you. Some will be familiar and others less so. A randomly challenge of players and games, mainly 2-4 player games that can be completed in under 30 minutes, including classic favourites and some lesser known gems. There will also be a selection of classic multiplayer video games from Street Fighter 2 to Goldeneye. www.speedgamingone.eventbrite.com 

Sunday 3rd February 11am – 6pm: LegoFWD: a day for so-called adults to bring their lego to 161 and build, build, build! http://legoFWD.eventbrite.com

Sunday 10th February  2pm to 7pm (screening at 4pm): Indie Game – The Movie. Screening and gaming session http://indiegamescreening.eventbrite.com

Saturday 23rd February – Group day trip to Margate to GEEK 2013 for day and evening fun! Contact coFWD for more information on how to join the group.

Other events may well be added – in fact, if you’ve an idea you think would work well, then do get in touch with Carl Jeffrey and have a chat.

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