Insomnia64 | The UK's Biggest Gaming Festival

Are you ready?

Insomnia64 is coming. Let the gaming begin!

This Easter Bank Holiday the UK’s biggest gaming festival returns to the NEC Birmingham

Prepare yourself for another weekend of non-stop gaming. Watch the best players battle to be the UK Masters. See special guests perform their shows in front of your own eyes. Take part in tabletop gaming, and show us what you got in our Cosplay Masquerade.

Over four glorious days you’ll get to try out a host of latest games and cutting-edge VR tech. You’ll also get to watch live Q&A panels, grab discounted gear, take part in community tournaments and so much more. So whether you’re hardcore or casual, new blood or old school, console or PC, join us in celebrating the very best in gaming culture. 

Take at look at what to expect at Insomnia64! 

Over 2000 seat hall bringing the gaming community together for the UK’s biggest LAN party

Compete in Esports tournaments, participate in multiplayer battles, enjoy our array of evening entertainment or just relax in our social gaming areas. Whatever you decide to do we can assure weekend of action packed gaming fun!


Hotels are expensive!

If you’re planning on spending the weekend with us, whether in the BYOC or at the rest of the show why not grab your friends, pitch up and camp out under the….roof? With indoor camping you can get the full festival experience… without having to scrub the mud off your boots!

Show us what you got. Compete in or spectate professional Esports tournaments for cash prizes

Game shows. Gaming contests. Interactive stage productions. all of this and more on the main stage

Autographs, selfies and more! Meet and greet your favourite YouTube and Twitch stars

Get hands-on with some of the biggest upcoming games as well as the latest releases 

Join in some community led fun every night with our evening entertainment only at Insomnia!

See your favourite characters brought to life in our cosplay masquerade and competitions

Enter the next dimension in gaming and immerse yourself in virtual reality experiences

Take a trip down memory lane or rediscover some of the best gaming of the past in the Retro Zone

Looking for a souvenir? Take home official Insomnia merchandise available at every show

Have a look at what some of the best games in development from some fantastic Indie studios

Come together with friends old and new to see what’s happening in the world of tabletop gaming

Bringing you exclusive pop culture merchandise and gaming memorabilia, get your shop on!

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