Saturday 20th October 2018: Doors open at 12PM; close is at 4PM.
Sunday 21st October 2018: Doors open 10AM; close at 4PM.


Pixel pushers rejoice!  The next Block Party has been confirmed for Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October 2018. This year, Britain’s premier teletext festival will venture ‘up north’ to Wigan STEAM for a weekend of VBI, Videotext and Viewdata jollities.The third iteration of the Block Party is dubbed ‘Bloktoberfest’. It will be a celebration of homebrew teletext, playing host to pixel art workshops as well as games and presentations much like those seen at Block Party Cambridge in 2017.

The event will give you an opportunity to chat to, see at work and get tips from before trying teletext art for yourself!

Check out the line up of pixel art artists who will be joining us this year:

Carl Attrill (@that_other_Carl)

Alistair Cree (@ZXGuesser)

Dan Farrimond (@illarterate)

Horsenburger (@Horsenburger)

Peter Kwan (@PeterKVT80)

Raquel Meyers (@raquelmeyers)

Jason Robertson (@grim_fandango)

Admission is free and you can turn up on the day. We would appreciate if you could complete this Eventbrite form to let us know if you’re coming so we can gauge numbers.

Further information will appear here and on the Teletext Facebook Group as the schedule is developed and exhibitors are confirmed.

You can also get in touch with Jason at or

If possible, please bring your own laptop.

For more information, download the Info pack.