Lincoln Drill Hall, Freeschool Lane, Lincoln, LN2 1EY

Drill Hall, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, Lincolnshire, England, LN2 1EY

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Nintendo Gaming Event

FREE ENTRY! Come along to our Nintendo gaming event and enjoy freeplay on a range of games. Play on any of Nintendo’s past consoles; have the opportunity to taste traditional Japanese Bento Boxes and partake or watch our tournaments on the big screen.

Retro Zone!

Play on all of Nintendo’s classic consoles – NES, SNES, N64, Gamecube and Wii. We have more screens and consoles than ever before!

Nintendoland + Bomberman

This year we will be running mini Nintendoland and Bomberman competitions. These free tournaments will be running throughout the day, badges can be won for all escapees in Mario Chase and for the winning Bomber People!!!

The Drill Hall & it’s Cafe will be open as usual during the event and you can enter without a ticket. Follow us on Twitter @JapanFest to stay up to date.


Our main events are our four competitions; battle it out in Smash Bros and Race your way to victory in Mario Kart 8; with some fantastic prizes for the skilled winners!!

Tournament entry: £3 Tournament numbers are capped so book in advance to guarantee your place.

Mario Kart 8 New Cups

Each round consists of a full GP from the new tracks in Mario Kart 8.

10.30 – 1.00
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Mario Kart 8 Retro Cups 

Each round consists of a full GP from the retro tracks in Mario Kart 8.

1.30 – 4.00
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Smash Bros. Anything Goes!

Any stage, all weapons, utter madness. Each round consists of 3 matches and the top to are victorious; resulting in a final match among the final 4.

10.15 – 12.30
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Smash Bros. No Items!

For the serious Smash Bros. player. No items, final destination stages, pure skill based tournament.

1.15 – 3.30
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