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Welcome to the UK L(A)RP Wiki!

A new site for sharing and collating resources on LRP/LARP/larp events and production, design, theory, concepts and techniques used across the UK. This site was launched in November 2019 - yet much of the site is still under construction. The wiki is partnered with the website at and

If you would like to contribute to the wiki, please visit our Community Portal and request an account.

What is LRP, LARP or larping?

Live (action) roleplaying is an activity where you take on a character and act out an improvised narrative in the context of a particular setting or genre. It is both a leisure pursuit in its own right and a collection of techniques which can be used for education and developmental purposes. Connected in various ways to related activities such as tabletop roleplaying games, historical re-enactment, cosplay and immersive theatre, different communities have developed their own styles or features of live roleplaying. Read more and find links to some great articles on the UK larping page.

Starting places

Some suggested starting places for browsing and building this wiki


If you'd like to contribute to the wiki, please visit the Community Portal where you will find help and info as well as notices.