Insomnia60 - The UK’s Biggest Gaming Festival

14 - 17 Apr 2017
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The Insomnia Gaming Festival returns to the halls of the NEC this Easter for Insomnia60. Featuring the latest and greatest in games, interactive zones, music, live stage shows and so many more, there’s something for everyone!

Watch as some of the biggest Youtube stars take to the stage such as Syndicate, The Yogscast and much more to be announced soon. See Years & Years, Chase and Status, Wretch 32, Jaguar Skills to Disciples on our Insomnia Music stage.

We have a massive expo where you will be able to get some of the best retail deals, take part in our busy Minecraft zone, come and be nostalgic in our retro zone, try up and coming games in our indie zones and so much more for you to do.

Join us in the BYOC hall for amazing esports action, featuring some of the best talents in the UK Competitive scenes battling it out across various games and multiple stages, take part in tournaments yourself and win cash prizes up for grabs across the whole weekend.

Tickets are limited and start from £25 for day tickets.

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