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Content Schedule

Friday - Insomnia Stage

This is the best way to start your day at Insomnia. We’ll have giveaways from our exhibitors, all the information about what’s going on where, special guests, plus a chance for you to win some epic prizes!

8bitgaming VS Razzbowski, Dawko

Let’s get ready to rumble! The football/rocket car mashup returns with it’s latest game mode. Our guests are going head to head in wacky 2v2 action.

Ray Narvaez Jr (Brownman) & TinaDayton

The Insomnia Talkshow returns, with our glamourous host asking fan favourite questions and giving our guests a chance to talk a bit more about their lives and current projects.

Education in Minecraft, brought to you by the ImmersiveMinds team. ImmersiveMinds specialise in the use of technology and games-based learning as tools for learning in both curriculum and soft skills development with learners of all ages.

Yammyxox, Dangthatsalongname, Orion Sound & SmallishBeans

Science returns to the stage with the return of VR at Insomnia Laboratories. We’ll be conducting a series of virtual experiments to find out which of our special guests is the best at science and VR. Cake will not be provided.

OMGitsfirefoxx, Ray Narvaez Jr (Brownman), Razzbowski, LDShadowlady & Gizzy Gazza

Who will be Insomnia’s Ultimate Gamer? Watch the live final where our 8 players take to the stage and compete for a chance to win the ultimate prize worth £4,000!

Friday - Panel Stage

NerdoutMusic & MarzBar

NerdoutMusic bring you the greatest tunes about all things geek. MarsBar loves Technology with a passion for Film and Promotional work. Bring your questions to the stage!

Mini Muka, Seapeekay, Gaming Beaver & GameBoyLuke

Come watch as our guests punch each other in the face, throw themselves in front of trains and drop their opponents off of buildings. The mighty Gang Beasts is back in all it’s brawling glory.

TheMavricWolves

Are you good at Fifa? Think you’re better than Wolfy and Mavric?  Step onto the pitch and prove Insomnia’s got what it takes.

LTZonda & The Prenti

Cooking, serving, and cleaning... Two heads are better than one right? How about putting two heads under one hat! Zonda and Prenti will be tasked with serving as many meals as possible while working as a team on one controller! Ready, Steady…. OVERCOOK..ED!

GameBoyLuke & Stodeh VS Sam Gladiator & Mini Muka

This is one of the strangest yet most fascinating games we’ve seen in a long time. Two teams of… conjoined… people... will fight to control the circle by keeping a ball in their half. How do they do this? By pushing and pulling each other of course! Join our guests as they stretch and contort themselves to victory, in this very surreal sports game.

Friday - Esports Stage

Eight weeks of competition have boiled down to this, two players in a Head to Head final at Insomnia.

Six teams have been eliminated, only two remain to face off in this high-stakes grand final.

Season Two of the UK Masters comes to a close with the final match between two titans of UK Counter Strike.

Saturday - Insomnia Stage

This is the best way to start your day at Insomnia. We’ll have giveaways from our exhibitors, all the information about what’s going on where, special guests, plus a chance for you to win some epic prizes!

LDShadowlady, Smallishbeans, Yammyxox

The Insomnia Talkshow returns, with our glamourous host asking fan favourite questions and giving our guests a chance to talk a bit more about their lives and current projects.

Come join Dan for his Insomnia show where he'll be sharing his stories and answering some of your questions!

OMGitsfirefoxx & Ray Narvaez Jr (Brownman) VS GameBoyLuke & James Buckley 

Two teams of two battle it out in a competition of determination and skill.The games they’ll be playing will have certain “twists” to them, such as being shot at with Nerf guns, being blindfolded and much more! Our guests will have to leave their dignity at the door for this one if they hope to come out on top.

Brought to you by Costume & Play

For the Cosplay Masquerade, we’re encouraging you to dress as a character you love. Be it from Anime, Gaming, TV, Film, it doesn’t matter if it’s bought or handmade, as long as you have fun doing it! For more information on cosplay at Insomnia59, CLICK HERE!

Seapeekay & Yammxox VS Gizzy Gazza & Mumbo Jumbo

The return of the family favourite from Insomnia58, this time with even better buzzers and the wheel of DOOM. Two teams of two will put their minds to the test when it comes to video game knowledge. Who will be the Nerds, and who will be the Noobs in this ultimate battle of smarts!

Saturday - Panel Stage

Valkia, LTZonda, Stodeh, Leahloveschief

Valkia is a full-time UK based twitch streamer and YouTuber with a focus on Overwatch. Formerly working at Overclockers UK and familiar with the Insomnia scene and having been present at over 20 events, he's taken the step to start a full-time career broadcasting games. Join Valkia and other guest streamers as they talk about streaming and the different aspects it can entail.

Keyori, Rossboomsocks

These two League creators, one likes playing with fruit and other strange items, the other doesn’t...Maybe? We haven’t confirmed that fact yet, but why don’t you ask him yourself? They’re here to take your questions… and answer them.

Education in Minecraft, brought to you by the ImmersiveMinds team. ImmersiveMinds specialise in the use of technology and games-based learning as tools for learning in both curriculum and soft skills development with learners of all ages.

LTZonda, JustJamieHDG, JoshBaked & Deanabean

We believe they can fly. They believe they can touch the sky. We’ve been thinking about this every night and day. Hoping they’ll spread their wings and win in NBA (2k17).

8bitgaming, Dawko & Razzbowski

Our ‘cooks’ take on the role of chefs in a kitchen, preparing meals via preparation of ingredients, cooking, serving, and cleaning up all while under a time limit to complete as many dishes as possible, but how many dishes can they serve?

Saturday - Esports Stage

Selected games from the elimination bracket of the Insomnia59 Counter Strike Open.

The grand final of Insomnia59’s open BYOC tournament, featuring fast-paced action in Psyonix’s popular game.

A popular cornerstone of Insomnia’s BYOC, this is the grand final of Insomnia59’s open BYOC tournament.

Sunday - Insomnia Stage

This is the best way to start your day at Insomnia. We’ll have giveaways from our exhibitors, all the information about what’s going on where, special guests, plus a chance for you to win some epic prizes!

LDShadowlady & SmallishBeans VS Dangthatsalongname & Orion Sound

Two teams of two battle it out in a competition of determination and skill.The games they’ll be playing will have certain “twists” to them, such as being shot at with Nerf guns, being blindfolded and much more! Our guests will have to leave their dignity at the door for this one if they hope to come out on top.

Come join Dan for his Insomnia show where he'll be sharing his stories and answering some of your questions!

GameBoyLuke & Guests

You’ve heard of Twitch Plays Pokemon? We’re bringing the interactive experience to the Insomnia Stage! Be part of the adventure of the new Pokemon Moon! Join GameBoyLuke and be part of every decision in a brand new game.

8bitgaming, Dawko & Razzbowski

Insomnia Laboratories presents science! We’ll be conducting a series of virtual experiments to find out which of our special guests is the best at science and VR. Again. Cake will not be provided.

Ray Narvaez Jr (Brownman) & Tina Dayton VS LTZonda & The Prenti

Returning from Insomnia58, with even better buzzers and the wheel of DOOM. Two teams of two will put their minds to the test when it comes to video game knowledge. Who will be the Nerds, and who will be the Noobs in this ultimate battle of smarts!

Robbotron & Darren!

YOU AWAKE TO FIND YOURSELF IN A DARK ROOM. The Dark Room returns to Insomnia! After selling over 1,000 seats at i58, THE DARK ROOM takes over the Insomnia stage for another riot of multiplayer madness. It’s the world’s only live-action video game, that’s not to be missed! Watch the Dark Room Trailer here! Buy your Ticket here!

Sunday - Panel Stage

Richard Jones, Head of Prevent at the NCA’s National Cyber Crime Unit, will be discussing with guests the agency’s work to prevent individuals engaging in cyber crime. The discussion will include identifying 'pathways' into cyber crime, ethical considerations around behaviour online and career opportunities in the cyber or video game industry.

Education in Minecraft, brought to you by the ImmersiveMinds team. ImmersiveMinds specialise in the use of technology and games-based learning as tools for learning in both curriculum and soft skills development with learners of all ages.

LTZonda, JustJamieHDG, JoshBaked & Deanabean

Do you smell! What the creators are cooking? Ladies and gentlemen! The match you’ve all be waiting for, these 4 wrestling jabroni’s make their way down to the arena, to lay the smack down where they will never EVER be the same again… and that’s the bottom line, because Insomnia says so!

Brought to you by Costume & Play

For the Cosplay Community Masquerade, we’re encouraging you to dress as a character you love. Be it from Anime, Gaming, TV, Film, it doesn’t matter if it’s bought or handmade, as long as it’s a fandom you love and you have fun doing it! For more information on cosplay at Insomnia59, CLICK HERE!

John Robertson

Robbotron, also known as John Robertson, the genius behind the award winning hilarious live action video game “The Dark Room” has a chat with our delightful host.

Sunday - Esports Stage

The UK’s finest face off in a Best of Five for the title of Insomnia champions.

The world could always use more heroes, and we’re putting two teams of them on display in this Insomnia grand final.

The closest we get to a ‘Main Event’ in Insomnia’s tournament finals. See two of the best teams currently in the UK face off in a tense grand final that you won’t want to miss.

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