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, music and even drone racing, there’s something for everyone!

Watch as some of the biggest Youtube stars take to the stage, the top pilots fly Europe's biggest Drone racing arena in the Insomnia60 Drone Racing Championship and some of the biggest music acts from Island and Universal Records perform live! Excited for VR? Check out our dedicated VR and Tech zone, featuring some of the hottest new VR titles!

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

Tickets are limited and start from £20 for day tickets and £99 for Bring Your Own Computer.

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