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Events31st May 2024

Medway Gaming Festival Welcomes the stars of Film and TV to The Historic Dockyard Chatham for the first time

The highly anticipated Medway Gaming Festival returns to The Historic Dockyard Chatham for its much-awaited 4th annual edition on Father’s Day weekend, taking place on 15 and 16 June 2024.

This year promises an extra special treat for gaming enthusiasts as celebrity guests will grace the event for the first time ever. Celebrating The Historic Dockyard Chatham’s prestigious status as a prominent filming location, attendees can look forward to rubbing shoulders with a diverse range of talent including actors, motion capture artists, voice actors, stunt performers, and skilled creature artists.

Confirmed stars include:

Julian Seager

Julian is an award-winning actor born in Medway. He appears in Netflix hit show Vikings Valhalla as Jarl Gorm, Fisherman’s Friends and has recently had a lead role in the political horror movie Election Night.


Known to many as Nien Nunb, the dependable co-pilot of Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars series. Mike Quinn is also known for his incredible work with Jim Henson’s The Muppets.

Josh Wichard

Josh is renowned for his remarkable performances, notably as the voice of Tav 1 in the game Baldur’s Gate 3, and his outstanding motion capture work.

His talents have graced other gaming gems like Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden and Final Fantasy, as well as surprising roles like mocap work for Barbie. Catch him at the event on both Saturday and Sunday.

Shelley BLond

Shelley is best known in the gaming world as the original voice artist for Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, which then inspired all future iterations in film and gaming. She has also starred in film, TV, and West End stage shows.

Stewart Clarke

Stewart Clarke is a renowned actor and voice artist, best known for his roles in popular video games and TV series. Fans will recognise him as Dion Lesage from Final Fantasy XVI, Eygon from Valkyrie Elysium, and Ethan Reed from Horizon Forbidden West. He also lent his voice to various characters in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

More guests will be announced in the coming days, stay up-to-date by visiting the website.

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