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At Barclays, we’re playing our part to help the UK Games Industry grow and develop.

We see the positive impact that games can have in bringing communities together, inspiring creativity and building an environment to learn.


Upcoming Games Frenzy Events

Barclays Games Frenzy

From Monday, 9 November – Friday, 13 November, we will be hosting a series of international virtual events across five regions that are leading the way in Games and Esports. These events will give you the opportunity to hear from some of the world’s leading Games and Esports brands and will also give some smaller local studios an opportunity to showcase their work.

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What we're doing



Barclays have joined forces with our partners to pull together an impressive calendar of free, virtual events.



Resource Hub

Miss an event we ran? You’ll find recordings of all our events on our resource hub.

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Partnering with games industry experts from the grassroots up

We’re partnering with best-in-class industry bodies to bring new events, workshops and solutions. Supporting the UK games and esports industries to develop their skills and connect with like-minded professionals.

Take a look at some of our partners:



Meet the Games and Esports Team

Dave Gowans

Head of Games and Esports

Jon Paterson

Partnership Lead

Elaine Moran

Strategy Lead

Matthew Colclough

Esports Lead


Whether you’re starting out in games and esports or looking to expand, we’re here to help. If you’d like to find out more about our exciting gaming and esports programme and upcoming events, we’d love to hear from you.

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