Get Your PLAY Expo Manchester Tickets!

Tickets for PLAY Expo Manchester 2016 are now on sale!
Buy your tickets in advance to take advantage of our 10AM early opening.
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Cosplay stage and community zone

Our Cosplay zone is probably the most colourful and vibrant feature of the show and 2016 will be no exception as we’ll have a whole stage dedicated to Cosplay events running throughout the weekend. Continue reading


Northern Lights Pinball curating the Pinball Zone

Over 100 pinball tables will be available to play over the weekend and just like the arcade they will al be set to free play. Continue reading


The LAN Gaming Zone is back

Love the idea of LAN gaming but not got the room at home? If you come to PLAY Manchester you will be able to celebrate the glorious world of LAN gaming without having to worry about where everyone will fit their monitors! Continue reading


Classic arcade machines all set to free play

The classic arcade is one of the most popular features of PLAY Expo events and our Manchester show will have over one hundred machines all set to freeplay. Continue reading


Minecraft Zone at PLAY Expo Manchester

Last year one of our new additions was Minecraft and it went down a storm! So we’re happy to confirm that once again we will be bringing a dedicated Minecraft area to PLAY Expo Manchester. Continue reading


Tabletop Gaming Zone Bigger for 2016

Board and card games have been growing in popularity over the last few years and are a great way to experience your favourite franchises, such as Marvel, Resident Evil, Firefly and Star Wars, in a whole new way! Continue reading


Indies – Show your game at Manchester

Applications are now open for Independent developers looking to exhibit their game at PLAY Expo Manchester. We are proud to support indies through our shows and are offering special low rates in the Indie Zone. Continue reading


Retailer bookings now open

With an incredibly diverse audience, PLAY Expo shows are ideal for businesses and individuals dealing in video games, TV/Film merchandise, apparel, accessories and any other pop-culture items. Continue reading