Warhammer Fest 2016

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Warhammer Fest is a celebration of everything about the worlds of Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000; the miniatures, the backgrounds, the stories and the games. You will encounter fantastic miniatures, seminars, in-depth demonstrations and inspiring displays.

You will also be able to pick up the latest releases from Games Workshop, Forge World and Black Library, along with exclusive event only merchandise. With such a wide range of activities, you can plan your day around specific elements, or just enjoy whatever grabs your attention.

Read on to discover news so far about what you can take home, what you can see and what you can do, and check the latest announcement on the blog here.

Saturday ticket buttonSunday ticket buttonVenue: Ricoh Arena, UK. To find out more about the venue, click here.
Dates: Saturday 14th 10.00am – 5.00pm & Sunday 15th 9.30am – 4.00pm May 2016
Tickets: Adult £20 Child £10 (Children aged 12 – 16, children age 11 and under are free)

Things to take Home

Get an exclusive memento of your experience with event only products to use in your games and show off to your friends. Pick up something special as a lasting memento of your day or weekend experience.

Event Exclusives

Start Warhammer Fest with a free event exclusive bag, with some little surprises inside! You can also pick up an exclusive Warhammer Fest only t-shirt. The event is also the first place to get Forge World’s event only miniature for 2016, as well as other event only items you won’t find in stores or online.

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First Access

Be among the first to get hold of brand new items, at Warhammer Fest before anywhere else! We can’t reveal all of the new items available for the first time, but among them are the Sokar Pattern Stormbird and tickets for Forge World Open Day!

We’ve announced some exciting First Access Items so far, and that’s not all!
Find out more here. Here. And Here!

Things to See and Do

There’s a lot more to be announced and more details we’ll be confirming, but to whet your appetite. here are some highlights of what to expect.

Golden Demon

On Sunday, Warhammer Fest will be hosting the 2016 Golden Demon Classic Miniatures Painting Competition, the calendar highlight for miniatures painters throughout the world. If you want to compete and showcase your painting skills, or be a spectator to this extravaganza of miniatures, then this is a fantastic opportunity!

Click the button to get more information about Golden Demon, including a full category guide and entry form.

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When you arrive at Warhammer Fest, you can sign up for free for the seminars of your choice. Each seminar will be run twice each day – so although spaces are limited, each seminar will happen four times over the whole weekend.

We can’t announce all the seminar details just yet, but find out what is confirmed via the red button.

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If you’re a fan Black Library’s books, a range of their authors will be joining us for the weekend at Warhammer Fest. You can have a casual chat, get your books signed, and they’ll also be taking part in seminars, looking in greater depth at the worlds of Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000.

We have announced which authors you can meet, so if that excites you, click the button to discover the details!

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Demonstration Pods

Get hints and tips, as well as inspiring your hobby, from expert led Demonstration Pods. The experts of the Citadel Miniatures Designer, Army Painter, ‘Eavy Metal and Warhammer TV teams will be giving live hobby demonstrations, so you can see for yourself how they build, paint and breathe life into the miniatures we all love so much.

Plan your day or weekend around the Demonstration Pod schedules, or just drop by between other activities you have planned.

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The Activity Zone

The Activity Zone found on the ground floor of Warhammer Fest will have a plethora of activities for you to drop in and out of, perfect to entertain you in any spare moments you may have on the day.

Bring your miniatures for a fast and fun game on the Bring and Battle tables, drop into a Games Workshop boxed game session, and take part in the Scrap Demon Challenge.

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Design Teams

Staff from Games Workshop’s various Design Studios will all be joining us at Warhammer Fest so you can meet the dedicated teams that bring to life the worlds we all love.

This is your chance to chat with them and ask any burning questions about Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000, as well as seeing their work up close and personal. Folks working on upcoming Blood Bowl and Middle-earth projects will also be there to chat to!

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More to come!…

We’ll be announcing more details before the event, and there’s a lot more  for you to see and do that we’re keeping a surprise until the very day itself… Watch the blog and facebook  for details!

Check out some of the highlights from the last Warhammer Fest below: