Casual Games for Winchester Walkers

Casual Games for City Walkers

Harry Giles

A playable map to guide you round the city!

These small and strange little games, available free via a specially commissioned website, will help you discover places you never knew existed, and find new ways to walk around a city. They were designed on residency in Winchester so work particularly well here, but can be used in any small city.

For more information and to access the games visit

Casual Games is a series of publications made by the writer and performer Harry Giles to bring play into places it doesn’t usually appear, designing games that happen in public, happen in a conversation between friends, or only happen in your imagination.

Casual Games for City Walkers was commissioned for Hat Fair 2016 by Winchester City Council as part of their Feet First campaign, which aims to promote walking as the norm for short journeys – or as part of a longer journey – to school, shops, work and public transport links as well as for leisure purposes.

Casual Games is also supported by Winchester Action on Climate Change (WINACC).

Casual Games for City Walkers was commissioned with support from the Feet First Campaign for Winchester City Council
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Hat Fair 2017 is supported by
Arts Council England, Winchester City Council, Without Walls, The Brooks Shopping, The University of Winchester, Winchester School of Art, Winchester BID, Hampshire Chronicle, Adrienne Photography, Ian Nolan Events and Theatre Royal Winchester

Hat Fair 2017 is kindly sponsored by
The Brooks Shopping, Guildhall Winchester, Shentons Solicitors & Mediators, Winchester Planetarium and Science Centre, Newbury Building Society, Stowe Family Law, Leaders, MJ Events Support, Jude's Ice Cream, The Stable Pizza, The Westgate, No. 5 Bridge Street, Mint Signs, Chococo, Buttercross Creative, Boomtown Kidztown, Piecaramba!, The Walcote Practice, Hotel Du Vin and Rick Stein

Special thanks to Matthew Clark, Kyoto Kitchen, Sainsbury's and Winchester Rugby Football Club