Warhammer 40,000 Open Days 2016

5th & 6th November 2016

Fans of Warhammer 40,000 won’t want to miss this chance to delve into all they love about the world and it’s miniatures; at the biggest and best Warhammer 40,000 Open Days to date!

Venue: Warhammer World
Dates: 5th & 6th November 2016
Tickets: Online tickets from here and here, and in store at Warhammer World. Tickets include entry to the Exhibition Centre.

Children age 11 and under go free. No children under the age of 18 years will be admitted to the Venue unless accompanied and supervised by a ticket holding adult aged 18 years or over.


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To make sure it’s a safe and enjoyable event for everyone, all areas of Warhammer World will be ticket only access on 5th & 6th November.


Things to See and Do

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  • click for details buttonMeet members of the ‘Eavy Metal Team, Citadel Writers, Citadel Miniatures Designers, Army Painters, White Dwarf team, Warhammer World Studio and the Forge World Design Studio as they show off their new creations, chat about them, and share some favourite miniatures.
  • click for details buttonGet expert advice and insider insights to use on your own projects or discover more about the wolds you love, from live hobby demonstrations and discussions being run throughout the day in the popular Demo Pods.click for details button
  • See a brand new diorama created by the Warhammer World Studio team, a month before it goes on general display, and chat to them about how they create the many dioramas which fill the Exhibition Centre.
  • click for details buttonExplore the Exhibition Centre as often as you like through the day, seeing the packed displays of miniatures and highly detailed dioramas.
  • Try your hand at computer games from our licensee companies, bringing their Warhammer 40,000 related games for you to experience. Be one of the first people to play the brand new 3D turn-based strategy game for PC – Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach – with the exclusive first opportunity for public play and if you win the mission, you get a free Sanctus Reach poster!

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OPERATION LOCKDOWN

We are proud to announce that for the first time at an Open Day, we will be running a tournament on each separate day, using the recent Kill Team rules. You’ll build a small force of 200 points and  get to play 3 games against like minded opponents. PLEASE NOTE: Playing in the tournament will cost a little extra and we only have very limited spaces. Get yours early to make sure you get to play!

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Golden Demon: Enemies of the Imperium

On Sunday, this Golden Demon competition focuses on Xenos and Chaos – the Enemies of the Imperium of mankind in the 41st Millennium. All things heretical and alien are welcome here!

Either enjoy seeing some amazing miniatures from painters stretching their creative abilities, or enter and compete yourself! The competition is open to all who purchase a ticket to the Warhammer 40,000 Open Day at Warhammer World in November. You’ll perhaps win a coveted Golden Demon trophy, or maybe event the Slayer Sword itself!

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Golden Legions “Getting Started”

On Saturday see great miniatures and vote in the first Golden Legions Painting Competition!

This Staff-Only painting competition features larger collections of models, aimed at those people who love to paint large collections of models to a high standard. See themed armies, fantastic conversions and an excellent quality of painting over lots of models at the Golden Legions. You can even vote for your favourite one!

Space Marine Librarian summoning a daemonThings to take Home

Browse the stores and sales stands and take advantage of Warhammer World Exclusives, Event Exclusives and perhaps some miniatures available before general release! Available to browse and buy will be:

  • The Forge World, Citadel and Black Library stores.
  • Forge World and Citadel stands.
  • First Access to some items before general release!
  • The latest Citadel and Forge World releases.
  • New exclusive items only available at our events and Warhammer World.
  • Art prints including Forge World’s stunning canvas prints.
  • Show your allegiance with mugs, caps, hoodies, t-shirts and art prints.
  • More to be confirmed…

Tickets and Information

On 5th & 6th November 2016 admission to all areas of Warhammer World and Bugman’s Bar will require a ticket. Children age 11 and under go free. No children under the age of 18 years will be admitted to the Venue unless accompanied and supervised by a ticket holding adult aged 18 years or over.

Online paper tickets from here, Online email tickets from here and here, and in store at Warhammer World. Tickets include entry to the Exhibition Centre.

Your ticket covers access to Warhammer World’s available general facilities and services, the Exhibition Centre, and participation in the Golden Demons on Sunday 6th.

You need to arrange your own travel and accommodation if required.

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Event Information: For more information please contact the Warhammer World Events Team on 0115 900 4994 or email them on whworldevents@gwplc.com