Game Esports & Events


10 - 13 Apr 2020
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Returning to the NEC this Easter bank holiday, 10th – 13th April: Insomnia66!


Insomnia Gaming Festival is a celebration of everything we love about gaming. Get a hands-on with the latest and upcoming games, see your favourite characters brought to life in cosplay, spectate the biggest esports tournaments and be entertained by massive productions on the main stage. You’ll never be short of something to get involved in at Insomnia in our interactive Table-Top, Retro, Indie and Virtual Reality zones.


If you’re looking to become a part of the biggest PC gaming community in the UK, then check out the BYOC LAN party. The 2800-seater BYOC arena brings everyone together for 4 days of non-stop 24 hour gaming including tournaments, activities, raffles, prizes and more!


If you’re hungry for more information about what Insomnia is all about then take a look at this handy article:


See you at Insomnia66!

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