Insomnia66 | The UK's Biggest Gaming Festival

Insomnia Gaming Expo

Play the latest games from your favourite publishers | See Expert displays from our exhibitors | Support some fantastic charities

All of this and more at the Insomnia Gaming Expo! Over the years we’ve seen some amazing exhibitors such as PlayStation, Nintendo, Razer, Corsair, Overclockers, Trust Gaming & many, many more. every year the show gets bigger and better!

Exhibitors will be added as they are announced so follow our Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to keep up to date!


The NUEL is pleased to announce that its live finals event ‘NUEL Live’ will take place on a dedicated stage in the expo at Insomnia 66 in April!

The weekend will be the culmination of a record-breaking year for NUEL’s competitive scene, with over 6000 students in more than 1000 teams taking part throughout the season. Students from around the UK continue to compete every week for the chance to represent their university on stage at Insomnia.

Live finals for the following tournaments will take place over the course of the event:

League of Legends University Series

Overwatch Campus Clash

CS:GO University Championship

Magic the Gathering: Arena Campus Battle

Rainbow Six: Siege University League

The NUEL Teamfight Tactics

The NUEL Clash Royale

The finals will also be broadcast live on Twitch over the weekend. An array of grand prizes will be on offer, including all expenses paid trips to the LEC in Berlin for the League of Legends champions, to ESL One Cologne for the winners of CS:GO, and much more.

About the NUEL

Established in 2010, The NUEL is the largest university esports organiser in the UK, with over 1,000 teams taking part across 100 UK universities in 2019. In addition to its array of tournaments, the NUEL also facilitates the student esports community by working with leading brands, universities, and student societies to support a range of popular live events, with over 300 events supported last year, providing students with opportunities to engage in esports and develop valuable career skills.



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UKSM is returning to Insomnia for the third time with another event long speedrunning marathon! 
Never heard of speedrunning before? It’s a no holds barred race against the clock to get to the end of a game as fast as possible! 
Watch as some of the UKs fastest gamers tear through levels in persuit of an elusive fastest time world record, all the while raising money for the gamers charity… SpecialEffect!

And lots more!

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