Occasions

Games for occasions written by the experts in play. Are you looking for ideas for a summer bbq or a Christmas party? We have come up with a wide variety of ideas and useful articles. Our experts have researched games and activities for many different occasions so you don’t have to. There is even a collection of Christmas ideas, activities and tips.

We have written all about how to entertain people on your wedding day or at a family party. There are also ideas for situations where you might find you need a little inspiration coming up with something new and exciting. Sometimes the old ones are the best, and we do have some of those too!

Games for all occasions can be used as a great resource for entertaining large groups of people, young, old, indoors or out. Maybe you are having an occasion and need game and play ideas? We have scoured the globe finding new and interesting ideas. We therefore hope you will find them very useful.

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Play Online: Virtual Christmas Games

Playing games with the family or friends can be a big tradition at Christmas for many. With the various restrictions in place, this Christmas may look and feel a little different for many – but that does not mean that this joyful tradition has to be binned this year. Get […]

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Snowman Drive: Family Christmas Games

Snowman drive is a festive take on a classic dice game. Simple to play with just one or two people or even as a group. The game also lends itself very well to a quiet evening game over a video link up. We have even come up with some ideas […]

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Festive Tasting: Family Christmas Games

Nothing beats the tastes and scents of Christmas. Fresh satsumas, freshly baked gingerbread and spicy cinnamon… an absolute festive dream. This Festive Tasting Family Christmas game is the perfect excuse to indulge on those Christmassy treats. Guess the treats you’re smelling and tasting (while blindfolded!), in this Festive Tasting Family […]

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Scavenger Hunt: Family Christmas Games

A scavenger hunt is such a brilliantly adaptable game. It can be played with very little equipment (so easy to start at short notice when a game is desperately needed). Scavenger hunts have been played by many age groups for decades. This one is even possible to play with people […]

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Christmas Dominoes: Family Christmas Games

It may be too cold to play outside, but you may still want to make use of your outdoor games. Get the family together, make shapes and race to see who can get to the end the fastest. This game can be a very useful activity for the kids to […]

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The Jelly Game: Family Christmas Games

If you are feeling in the Christmas spirit and want to get down to a fun silly game – this one’s for you and your family. It is the perfect game to get people away from the tv. We would probably recommend it for Boxing Day after lunch – as […]

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Snow Shovel Race: Family Christmas Games

Looking for a quick and easy family game using simple items that you have lying around your house? Let’s bring the winter inside and have some family fun. The snow shovel race game will get everyone moving and work off some of that Christmas indulgence! If you are looking for […]

Campfire Games

Campfire Games: Ten Great Games for the whole family

With the pace of modern life it is very likely you will find the simple pleasures of campfire games very therapeutic. Sit round the fire and enjoy these 10 terrific campfire games we have compiled. If camping isn’t really your thing – you can ‘make a camp’ in your living […]

Blueberry Maple Pancakes

Pancake Night: The Dessert

Pancake night isn’t complete without a delicious pancake dessert. These gorgeous Blueberry Maple pancakes are light and crispy. For a taste of something sweet after an indulgent main course, these are perfect. Crispy thin pancakes are particularly welcome after a main course filled with pancakes. (Have you tried our Pancake […]