Featuring the cosplay competition on Saturday, an all new chillout and workshops zone and a dozen of the UK's best cosplay guests in attendance, Insomnia Gaming Festival is bigger and better for cosplay this April 3-6. (Buy Your Tickets HERE
Cosplay Competition is 5:30pm on Saturday on Main Stage - Confirmed.
A grand £150 Cash first-prize with goodies and event tickets up for grabs for 2nd and 3rd places; it's all at stake here. You can go read more on the rules and pre-signup HERE
and you can submit a pre-signup for your cosplay by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
(or signup at the cosplay desk on the day which is in the Cosplay Zone). Winners determined by our special guest judges (See below).
Cosplay Zone Timetable & Activities - Confirmed
For the first time ever, we will be bringing a full timetable over Friday, Saturday and Sunday to i54. Make sure to drop in to the Cosplay Zone to participae. Here is the lineup you can look forward to -
Midday: Animeleague Cosplay Meet 'n' Greet:
An introduction to the cosplay zone and a chance to ask questions and get to know the team.
1pm: Sewing Workshop:
Learn about the basics of sewing with cosplay. Run By Anna-S.
2pm: Pepakura Workshop:
Showing how to make armour and weapons from various games out of paper/foam using computer programs, paper, scissors and glue. Run By Ryun Stark.
4pm: How to make a Worbla Arm-Guard:
In this workshop you'll see how to make a basic bracer from foam and Worbla. You'll get to see one made earlier first, and watch the process of making the second. If you've never used Worbla before it'll be a great way to see exactly what it's like to use. It'll be passed around at each stage so you can see how it feels and what it's like to use both heated and cooled. Run by DemoraFairy
6pm: Cosplay Social Session 1 (Casual Edition):
A selection of guests and Animeleague Cosplay staff shall be present to chill out and get to know you ahead of the rest of the workshop. Sit down, grab a drink and get to know the cosplay community!
Tiny Top Hat Hat Making! Everyone will make a tiny-top hat which they can wear and take home with them! Run By DizzieDee.
1pm: Making Molds and Casting Workshop.
Attendees make items they want to be casted out of Modeling clay. Then we make molds for the items out of silicone rubber, by putting the rubber around the clay. Run By Dave Collier.
3pm: Cat Ear Making.
Something for a younger audience to participate in as we make cat ears. By ChiquettaCosplay
5pm: Cosplay Competition Report In
All Masquerade entrants check in at the cosplay zone to be ordered.
5:30pm to 6:30pm: Cosplay Masquerade (Main Stage).
Judged by Kelly Jean, Heroes of Cosplay and Vanic Jones
Midday: Cosplay Social Session 2:
Drop in, drop out and get to know guests, staff and fellow cosplay attendees. With special guests Kelly Jean, Ryun Stark, Rathalely & Dave Collier.
2pm: Cosplay Social Session 3:
Drop in, drop out and get to know guests, staff and fellow cosplay attendees. With special guests Heroes of Cosplay, DizzieDee, Khaos Kosplay & DemoraFairy
A Dozen top Cosplay Guests @ i54 - Confirmed
We have some of the UK top cosplayers featuring in the Cosplay Zone. Make sure to stop by on Sunday for meet and greet sessions with them.
Those in attendance include Anna-S
, Heroes of Geek
, Kelly Jean
Grab Tickets Now!
Even more reasons for cosplayers to check out Insomnia. Make sure not to miss the event and grab your tickets now while there are some available @ http://www.insomniagamingfestival.com