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Get your tickets for June’s Kickstart 02 Amiga convention

Last Updated on April 2, 2024

Details of the second Kickstart convention for Amiga fans have been announced. Kickstart 02 will take place on 29-30th June, 2024, and returns to Nottingham’s Meadow Lane Football Stadium (home of Notts County).

Kickstart 02 boasts a great collection of guests. So far confirmed are:

  • STOO CAMBRIDGE – Former Sensible Software artist. Known for Cannon Fodder and Sensible Soccer.
  • PETE CANNON – is a chart-topping music producer who creates award-winning tunes using an Amiga computer.
  • TONY WARRINER – Former Video Game Designer at Revolution Software, known for Beneath A Steel Sky and Lure of the Temptress.
  • JOHN SHAWLER – will be hosting the event and there will be a live recording of the Amigos Podcast at Kickstart.

The show will feature a new talks room, more guests, more traders, and even a community space. You can book tickets for the Kickstart 02 event now (£20 a day) on TicketTailor.

What you get with a Kickstart 02 ticket

Whether you go for one day or the whole weekend (parking is best booked in advance), you can expect the following at Kickstart 02:

  • Free lanyard and wristband with ticket purchase
  • Trader Hall featuring Amiga companies from around the world
  • Community Space with interesting systems and groups
  • Hot & Cold food and cheap drinks for all dietary preferences with a new menu
  • Talks and Panels with International guests, musicians, and arts
  • Very accessible facilities with aircon throughout
  • Family Friendly event with 20 Kids tickets for free
  • After party in the City Centre lasting till the late hours (18+)
  • A huge raffle with great prizes
  • Hardware & Software announcements and live podcast recording

And as with last year, there is a massive afterparty event planned. This will take place at Saltbox in Nottingham on the Saturday night (June 29th) and will add £16 to your ticket. The evening event features life music, with David Wise, Pete Cannon, Hoffman, and Vogue Renege.

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Gaming since 1984, retro gaming since 2004. Contributes to Linux Format magazine, TechRadar.com, and other publications.

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