Warhammer Fest 2017

Warhammer Fest is simply the ultimate Warhammer experience! Based in the Ricoh Arena in Coventry over 27th and 28th May 2017, you’ll find everything any Warhammer Fan could possibly want.

  • Shop from the largest collection of products at any Warhammer show in the world, including brand new and First Access models, plus New Event Exclusives.
  • Meet members of the Forge World, Citadel, White Dwarf, Army Painter and ‘Eavy Metal Teams, and other creative folks from Games Workshop.
  • Admire hundreds of beautifully painted miniatures, and enter yours in the world famous Golden Demon painting competition.
  • Learn more at one of the in-depth seminars and hobby Demo Pods.
  • Take part in the first ever Warhammer Fest Tournaments.
  • And… Warhammer World is still open as usual in Nottingham, so why not make a full weekend of it with the long Bank Holiday?
  • Opening times for Saturday is 10.00am until 6.00pm and Sunday is 9.30am until 4.00pm. For people taking part in the tournaments, the tournament areas only will remain open later on the Saturday.

Games Workshop has been working with the Ricoh Arena, to implement the additional measures necessary to ensure that the event proceeds with the optimum security and safety. Please check the details, to help you have a smoother event.

Buy tickets now, and you’ll receive an e-ticket by email. Just print at home, and use like a normal ticket.
General entry tickets will be available on the door of the event – if you want to join us at the last minute!

Warhammer Fest
Saturday Tickets

  • Entry to all areas for Saturday.
  • Spectate the Tournament games.

Children’s Ticket here.

Warhammer Fest
Sunday Tickets

Children’s Ticket here.

Warhammer Fest
Weekend Tickets

Want your kids or younger hobby fans to enjoy the event?  Children’s tickets are for those aged 12 – 16, and children age 11 and under are free, no ticket required! Anyone aged 16 and under must be accompanied by a ticket-holding responsible adult.

Tournament tickets are available until 5.00pm Wednesday 24th May.

Discover more about what you can see, do and buy at Warhammer Fest!

We will be announcing more details as the weeks go by, with who you can meet from the different Design Studios, what special products you’ll be able to get, what will be on display; there will be plenty for you to get excited about!

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Seminars and Demo Pods

Plan your day or weekend around the Seminar and Demonstration Pod schedules, or just drop by between other activities you have planned – click the images below to open larger versions.

Demo Pods are open access, no ticket required. Seminars need free tickets, so we can keep the numbers safe and comfortable!

Free Kill Team Event!

We will be running a free Kill Team event at this year’s Warhammer Fest!

Bring along your own 200 point Kill Team and try to top our fun leader board. With games starting every hour, just come along to the Gaming area, we’ll assign you an opponent and away you go. You can drop in and out and play as many or as few games as you like!

New Warhammer 40,000 at Warhammer Fest

On June 3rd you’ll be able to pre-order your copy of the new edition of Warhammer 40,000, and then be among the first to get your hands on it come release day on June 17th!

At Warhammer Fest you’ll be able to see a great diorama packed with the Dark Imperium box set miniatures, chat with the staff behind it, see the brand new miniatures, and try a demo game yourself – we’re sure it’ll get you even more excited for the release!

Check out extra details, behind the scenes info, and great miniatures in these blogs below relating to Warhammer Fest:

Golden Demon at Warhammer Fest – New Categories Announced

Golden Demon judge Darren Latham explains the new  ‘Eavy Metal Paint Masters category, a real challenge for painters to be judged on painting alone.

The Hobbit at Warhammer Fest

The event pack for the the Warhammer Fest The Hobbit™: Strategy Battle Game Open Tournament is revealed, and the Middle-earth Team welcome folks to come chat with them at Warhammer Fest.

Tournaments at Warhammer Fest

Elliot, from the Warhammer World Events team, chats with with tournament regular Lawrence from Tabletop Tactics to get his thoughts on the Warhammer 40,000 Grand Tournament at Warhammer Fest.

Calling all Warhammer cosplayers!

Thinking of coming to Warhammer Fest in Warhammer or Warhammer 40,000 (or even Horus Heresy, come on you Primarchs!) cosplay? You could get yourself a free ticket to the event!

‘Eavy Metal at Warhammer Fest – Plenty for Painters

‘Eavy Metal painter and multiple Golden Demon winner Max Faleij, and Golden Demon coordinator Helen Whetton explain why Warhammer Fest is a painter’s perfect event.

Warhammer Fest – Studio Displays

Take a look at the work in progress for a really amazing diorama, one of five displays you can see in various stages at Warhammer Fest!

Keep an eye out at Warhammer Fest for this guy…

Warhammer Fest  will be the first place in the world where you can get your hands on the next Horus Heresy Primarch.

Updates to Tournaments at Warhammer Fest

All five Warhammer Fest Tournaments now have re-launched event packs, to give you an even better experience of both gaming and Warhammer Fest!

Black Library and Dan Abnett at Warhammer Fest

Discover which Black Library authors will be excited to meet and chat with you at Warhammer Fest, at book signings, seminars and readings.

Blood Bowl at Warhammer Fest

Take a look at some brand new Skaven and Dwarf Blood Bowl miniatures which will be available at Warhammer Fest, before they’re on general release!

Bring and Battle and the Bitz Box Challenge!

There is a lot to see and do at Warhammer Fest, and two popular elements are back again this year! Stretch your gaming and hobby muscles with these fun areas and activities…

The Horus Heresy at Warhammer Fest

If you are a Horus Heresy fan, and can make it to Warhammer Fest, this is an event not to miss. We reveal more of the miniatures available for the first time, at Warhammer Fest.

Pre-Release Forge World miniatures at Warhammer Fest

We’ve already shown you some of Forge World’s pre-releases available for the first time at Warhammer Fest, and now here are some new Goblins, and a quick roundup of what’s been announced so far!

Sneak Peek: More Dioramas at Warhammer Fest

The Warhammer World Design Studio are busy on new dioramas you’ll be able to see for the first time at Warhammer Fest in Coventry at the end of the month, and we’ve snuck in to take some photos for you!

The Company of Thorin Oakenshield™

Ever since 2012, fans have been asking the same question – “When will the alternative Thorin’s Company models come out?”  Well, they’re available first at Warhammer Fest!

More Blood Bowl at Warhammer Fest

Warhammer Fest was already looking like a great a weekend for fans of Blood Bowl, but now it looks like the infamous Orcland Raiders will be making an appearance too!

More Middle-earth at Warhammer Fest

More exciting exclusive First Access releases you’ll be able to pick up at Warhammer Fest on Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th May!

More Black Library at Warhammer Fest!

Black Library reveal a bit more about their seminar, and some of the pre-release titles available at the event. What do you want to get your hands on?

30 Years of Warhammer 40,000: From the Archives

There’s a display celebrating the origins of Warhammer 40,000 being readied for Warhammer Fest, so have a glimpse at what’s been uncovered from the archives so far!  

Try Something Different: Licensed Products at Warhammer Fest

While they’re certainly the focus of Warhammer Fest, miniatures – and the rules and background for them – aren’t the only products you can explore at Warhammer Fest. Get stuck into comics and computer games as well!

A Preview from Prospero

Two more First Access items available before general release at Warhammer Fest…   the incredible scenic base for Magnus and Russ, and Amon of the Thousand Sons. 

See more about what happened at previous Warhammer Fests here.