Game Esports & Events
28 - 31 Aug 2020
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Insomnia Gaming Festival is back!

Join us this summer for a long weekend of the very best the UK has to offer in video game and pop culture fun. At the NEC, Birmingham this August 28th-31st you can expect to see the latest unreleased games for you to get your hands on, huge esports tournaments to compete in or spectate, your favourite characters brought to life through cosplay, special guests from the world of YouTube, Twitch and Mixer to meet & greet and so much more!

 If you’re a hardcore gamer then we hope you’ll be part of our BYOC community! 2500 PC gamers all in one place to come together, play games, compete in tournaments and take part in community activities. Open 24 hours a day, you won’t want to miss the UK’s biggest LAN event! 

We hope you’ll join our community of gamers at #i67 and celebrate everything we love about gaming!

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