Workshops & Events Schedule

Upcoming Events

New Games at the Northern Green Gathering

The NGG is a small family friendly festival in the beautiful Derbyshire dales, August 16th to the 19th. It is off the grid. As part of this gathering, New Games will be presented for one large group event on the Saturday morning. The times are approximate, since it will fit into the flow of the day. If interested, make contact on the web site for more info and directions, etc.
When: Sat August 18 11:00 - 12:30
Where: nr. Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England

New Games at Folk Forest

The parachute will may appear but we will also definitely do some games that do not require equipment. Families welcome! Times both days are for around an hour at 14.00 and 15.00. Free.
When: Sat July 21 14:00 - Sun July 22 16:00
Where: Endcliff Park (by the cafe), Sheffield, UK

Past Events (click to view)

When: Fri June 15 12:00 - 15:00

Time Builders games event

We'll meet at St Mary's church at noon, then we’ll walk up to the General Cemetary, which has a great open space, for 12.30, have some games until 1pm, then a picnic for 30 mins, and then some more games, before walking back to St Mary's. If there is bad weather, we'll stay in a room at St Mary's. Free.
When: Fri June 15 12:00 - 15:00
Where: General Cemetary/St Mary\'s conference centre, Sheffield, England

Family Activity Day

A variety of games and activities will be offered on this day, including parachute games and some New Games. People are free to move in and out of activities. Free.
When: Fri June 1 10:00 - 13:00
Where: Cemetery road Baptist Church, Sheffield, UK (opposite Waitrose car park)

New Games Leadership Workshop in Sheffield, UK

This is an opportunity to learn New Games by playing them! You will also learn how to lead the games, and when to use which ones. For teachers and group leaders for: school & after, youth, churches, Scouts, day care, park activities, meetings & more! 10 am - 5 pm each day.
When: Sat April 21 10:00 - Sun April 22 10:00
Where: Regather, 57-59 Club Garden Rd, Sheffield S11 8BU

New Games Playshop

New Games are cooperative group games that are done with other people, not computers or board games. Mainly, they are fun! You get to explore your creativity and hark back to a time in your life when you experienced the sheer joy of play. All ages, sizes and abilities welcome. £5 donation recommended.
When: Tue March 27 19:30 - 21:30
Where: Regather, 57-59 Club Garden Rd, Sheffield S11 8BU

New Games Playshop

New Games are cooperative group games that are done with other people, not computers or board games. Mainly, they are fun! You get to explore your creativity and hark back to a time in your life when you experienced the sheer joy of play. All ages, sizes and abilities welcome. £5 donation recommended.
When: Tue February 27 19:30 - 21:30
Where: Regather, 57-59 Club Garden Rd, Sheffield S11 8BU

New Games for Manchester Adult Education

People will experience New Games by playing them. New Games are cooperative group games for all ages, sizes, and abilities. Everyone is a winner because we play for fun, not to see who can win. We play hard, we play fair, and nobody gets hurt. Closed group.
When: Fri February 16 10:00 - 16:00
Where: Manchester, England

New Games for everyone!

New Games are cooperative group games that are done with other people, not computers or board games. Mainly, they are fun! You get to explore your creativity and hark back to a time in your life when you experienced the sheer joy of play. All ages, sizes and abilities welcome. £5 donation recommended.
When: Tue January 30 19:30 - 21:30
Where: Regather, 57-59 Club Garden Rd, Sheffield S11 8BU

New Games at CRESST, Conflict Resolution Conference

New Games have been used in mediation since they have the quality of bringing people together to have fun in a friendly atmosphere. This day is for student mediators and as such is closed to the public. However, some guests may be possible.
When: Fri January 19 09:30 - 14:30
Where: Sheffield University Student Union, Sheffield, UK

Sheffield Hallam Education Conference

New Games with be introduced that can be used directly or easily adapted to teach children concepts at school. Learning is easier and more memorable when it is fun. Participants will be invited to participate in the games to better understand them.
When: Wed January 10 09:00 - 15:00
Where: Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK, place TBC

New Games at Sheffield Live Radio/TV

Dale will be presenting fellow djs and tv people to New Games briefly during the 10 year celebration. Many people do not have occasion to meet at the station and these games will serve as ice breakers to introduce people to each other. Members only.
When: Sun October 29 2017 13:30 - 18:00
Where: Sheffield Live studios, Workstation, Sheffield S1 2BX

New Games at Folk Forest

The parachute will appear but we will also doing some games that do not require equipment. Families welcome! Times both days are for around 40 minutes at 14.00 and 15.00. Free!
When: Sat July 22 2017 14:00 - Sun July 23 14:00
Where: Endcliff Park (near the cafe), Sheffiel

New Games in Montenegro

For the first time ever, I will be leading New Games IN Montenegro (not just on Skype). It is my 34th country. To be honest, I'm not sure what I'll be doing, but as far as I can tell, it will be with hotel guests of my host. More later.
When: Mon June 26 2017 00:00 - Sun July 9 00:00
Where: Montenegro

New Games for "Hope Not Hate"

Dale will be leading New Games around 6.30 for a group which seeks to bring people or different cultures together to see what we have in common. These games will be ice breakers (needed, in January!) and will finish just before eating!
When: Thu January 19 2017 17:30 - 19:30
Where: Sheffield, England

New Games at CRESST, Conflict Resolution Conference

New Games has been used in mediation since they have the quality of bringing people together to have fun in a friendly atmosphere. This day is for student mediators and as such is closed to the public. However, some guests may be possible.
When: Fri January 6 2017 10:00 - 15:00
Where: Sheffield University Student Union

New Games with an international group in Sheffield

People are coming from Russia, the UK, and perhaps other countries to experience New Games in Sheffield. The exact time and date are yet to be determined, but it is scheduled for the first week in January.
When: Wed January 4 2017 11:00 - 13:00
Where: Sheffield, England

New Games Skype session to Russia

I will be leading some New Games via Skype with people in Russia who want to learn English. This is not really open to others, and I wouldn't know how to do that anyway!
When: Sat October 15 2016 12:00 - 13:00
Where: Moscow, Russia

New Games at Folk Forest

The Earthball and parachute will appear but we will also doing some games that do not require equipment. Families welcome! Times both days are for around an hour at 14.00 and 16.00. Free!
When: Sat July 23 2016 14:00 - Sun July 24 16:00
Where: Endcliff Park (near the cafe), Sheffield

The New Games re:Play Special Event

An open Fishbowl Dialog of New Gamesters, to tell New Games Stories & The NG Movement (past, present, and future), followed by lunch & a NG Festival in a large field adjacent to the Headlands Ctr for the Arts with Final Debrief. Open to public, Free!
When: Sun June 26 2016 11:00 - 17:00
Where: The Headlands Ctr for the Arts, Marin

The New Games Symposium

A one-day gathering of New Games staff/trainers, and general public to dialogue & document the New Games Movement+ we'll play! Note: Event is free, suggested donation of $5-20 for our hosts at the Red Victorian, who are offering the space free.
When: Sat June 25 2016 11:00 - 17:00
Where: Red Victorian, 1665 Haight St, San Fran.

New Games Summer Camp staff training

I will be teaching Camp Lookout and Crystalaire summer staff some New Games, how to adapt them, and how to create new ones. Closed to outsiders, but if interested, let me know and I'll see what I can do.
When: Mon June 13 2016 09:00 - 17:00
Where: 6 miles south of Frankfort, MI

New Games Family Play Day

Families and individuals are invited from the community to join in a joyous afternoon of play with Dale Le Fevre, New Games author and film producer. Everyone who shows up can play but is not forced to. Mainly, it's fun for everyone! Open to all!
When: Sat December 12 2015 14:00 - 16:00
Where: Newbold House, 111 St Leonards Road, For

New Games presentation for Drumduan School

People will play New Games, talk about what makes them new, and look briefly at how to lead them. This event is closed to the public, but groups interested in hosting New Games may attend to get an idea what New Games is about and talk to Dale.
When: Fri December 11 2015 11:30 - 15:30
Where: Forres, Scotland

New Games for Regather

An introduction to New Games for the Regather Co-Operative. Please contact Gareth about attending.
When: Tue November 3 2015 18:30 - 19:30
Where: Regather, 57-59 Club Garden Rd, Sheffiel

New Games Workshop in New York City

This is an opportunity to learn New Games by playing them! You will also learn how to lead the games, and when to use which ones, and how to adapt them. For youth and family group leaders for after school, park activities, meetings & more!
When: Sat September 26 2015 10:00 - Sun September 27 17:00
Where: Bronx (place and exact date to be determ

New Games at Dance Camp North

New Games will be a part of the activities that include opportunities to dance, play music, make new friends and to reconnect with old ones, relax, expand, enjoy ourselves... to be together ...to celebrate, sing, learn, share our anxieties and fears.
When: Fri August 21 2015 09:00 - Sat August 29 18:00
Where: Peak District, Derbyshire, UK

New Games at Folk Forest

The parachute may appear but we will also definitely do some games that do not require equipment. Families and singles of all ages welcome! Times both days are for around an hour at 14.00 and 15.00. Free.
When: Sun July 26 2015 14:00 - 16:00
Where: Endcliff Park (by the cafe), Sheffield

New Games at Folk Forest

The parachute may appear but we will also definitely do some games that do not require equipment. Families and singles of all ages welcome! Times both days are for around an hour at 14.00 and 15.00. Free.
When: Sat July 25 2015 14:00 - 16:00
Where: Endcliff Park (by the cafe), Sheffield

New Games Training for New York City Boys Clubs

This is an opportunity to learn New Games by playing them! You will also learn how to lead the games, and when to use which ones. For youth group leaders for after school, park activities, meetings & more!
When: Wed September 17 2014 10:00 - 17:00
Where: New York City, New York

New Games at Folk Forest

The parachute and Earthball will may appear but we will also definitely do some games that do not require equipment. Families welcome! Times both days are for around an hour at 14.00 and 16.00. Free.
When: Sat July 26 2014 00:00 - Sun July 27 14:00
Where: Endcliff Park (by the cafe), Sheffield

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