Fortnite Live is coming to Norwich

A video game event is coming to Norwich. Photo: Getty Images

A video game event is coming to Norwich. Photo: Getty Images - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A two day event based around the online gaming phenomenon Fortnite is coming to Norwich next year.

Fortnite Live, a convention for fans of the online video game Fortnite, will take place at The Norfolk Showground on the weekend of February 16 and 17.

According to the organisers Exciting Events, Fortnite Live will give players the chance to take part in battles royale, watch live games, witness dance battles, take part in challenges, competitions and activities and shop for merchandise.

Shaun Lord, director of Exciting Events, said: 'This two day event is the ultimate gaming convention for Fortnite fanatics. From playing the game itself to playing a real life laser version, this is the Fortnite event not to miss.

'We are reaching out for local talented streamers and YouTubers who want to take part in showing off their skills, so if you think you are one of the best, get in touch.'

Early Entry tickets go on sale from 6pm this evening, standard entry will be available from October 12. To find out more visit the event website at