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Flag Market Installations

Date: Friday 21 - Saturday 22 September

Time: tba

Cost: Free

Location: Preston Flag Market

Witness Preston's Flag Market transform into an interactive paradise. Fun for all ages, you can explore a virtual reality playground or get hands on with life-sized arcade games.

Matthew Harrison's Actual Reality Arcade

Get your game on in style with this life-sized interactive game zone. Inspired by classic arcade games, you're invited to take on the challenge of 12 games using your mind, body and imagination to succeed.

Pump jump Frogger to safety, build with giant Tetris blocks, try tandem skiing or attempt the Marble Madness run.

Mixing interactive fun and laughter with physical play and engagement, the Actual Reality Arcade has brought happiness and nostalgic memories wherever it has been. Bringing your favourite games to life, this interactive arcade is fun for all ages.

For more details on this installation visit Without Walls - The Actual Reality Arcade.

Thrill Laboratory's Virtual Reality Playground

This virtual reality playground has harnessed the sensations of speed and weightlessness, taking you back to when you were a child. Thrill Engineer, Brendan Walker, has created an incredible experience of action-packed adventure.

Climb aboard one of Brendan's virtual machines, created using his unique skills in aeronautical engineering, industrial design and digital art. Propelled by your swinging, each machine will transport you in thrilling ways through new geometric virtual landscapes, complete with 3D music compositions.

Whether you choose to scoot through the metropolis inside a mono-wheel or undulate upwards to escape the deep abyss, you'll be blown away with this virtual reality experience.

For more details on this installation visit Thrill Laboratory - VR Playground.

Map address for Preston Flag Market

Preston Flag Market, Cheapside, Preston, PR1 2AP.

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