Gfinity hosts the very first Splatoon tournament; The Splatoon Fan Fest on the 27th of August.
The winning teams from The Great British Splat-Off will participate in the grand finale live in the Gfinity Arena & Studios in London.
Nintendo is also offering fans the chance to get colourful with two competitions, inviting fans to share their style by submitting an image of their Splatoon-inspired cosplay or by submitting Splatoon-themed art. Each week (for four weeks) Nintendo will select five of the best entries from each competition and showcase them via the Splatoon Facebook page. All entrants selected throughout the four weeks will be invited to attend The Splatoon Fan Fest on 27th August for the grand finale.
PLEASE NOTE: The Gfinity Arena is being used to photograph and record video and film footage in connection with the promotional and publicity campaign of our live eSports events. By your presence in the Arena, you acknowledge that you have been informed that you may be photographed and recorded as part of the release in home video and/or any media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity throughout the universe and the advertising and publicity thereof. Further, by your presence here, you grant your permission for your likeness and voice to be included therein without compensation, credit or other consideration. If you do not wish to be photographed, recorded, or appear under these conditions, you should not enter the Gfinity Arena.
For a limited time only you can request tickets. See below for details.
Nintendo are also running a ticket give away, you can find the details here.
Fulham Broadway Retail Centre,
London SW6 1BW
In the surrounding area to the Gfinity Arena, there are many hotels and bed & breakfasts catering for a wide range of budgets.
We recommend the following hotels nearby to the Gfinity Arena:
Affordable: Travelodge Hotel - London Fulham (approx 10 mins)
290-302 North End Rd
London SW6 1NQ
★★★ Hotel ibis - Earls Court (approx 10 mins)
47 Lillie Road
London SW6 1UD
★★★ Holiday Inn Express London - Earl's Court (approx 10 mins)
295 North End Road
★★★★ Millennium & Copthorne Hotel at Chelsea FC (approx 5 mins)
London, SW6 1HS
Looking for other hotels in the surrounding area? Use this link: www.booking.com
There are a variety of restaurants within Fulham Broadway Retail Centre:
There are also several restaurants just outside the retail centre, all within a couple of minutes’ walk.
There is one pub located within the retail centre:
Oyster Rooms Wetherspoon – Open until midnight every day. www.jdwetherspoon.com
Outside of the retail centre you have a choice of the following:
Brogans Traditional Irish Pub – open until 1am on Friday & Saturday www.brogansfulham.co.uk
The Elk – Funky bar/club, DJ and cocktails – open until 1am on Friday & Saturday www.elkbar.com
Kona Kai – Cocktail bar – open Fri until 1.30am & Saturday until 2.30am www.konakai.co.uk
If you fancy a spot of shopping, one of London’s largest shopping centres is only 18minutes by tube.
Westfield London - www.westfield.com/london: take the District Line to Nottinghill Gate & then the Central Line to Shepherds Bush
If you’d like to see the sights of London then check out the Visit London website for a list of museums, sights and attractions. www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/sightseeing
If you intend to make a day of it you could even purchase the London Pass for great savings.
If you require some inspiration Time Out has a list of 101 of things to do in London.
By London Underground or National Rail:
The nearest tube station is Fulham Broadway on the District Line. If changing at Earls Court Station take a Wimbledon-bound tube. There are two Overground stations near to Stamford Bridge, West Brompton and Imperial Wharf, which are approximately a 15-minute walk from the arena These are both on a direct line between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction.
Heathrow Terminals 1-3
Take the Underground PICCADILLY LINE to Earls Court
Change train at Earls Court take the DISTRICT LINE to Fulham Broadway
Take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria
Take the Underground DISTRICT LINE from Victoria to Fulham Broadway
Take the Stansted Express to London Liverpool Street
Take the Underground CENTRAL LINE from Liverpool Street to Notting Hill Gate
Change trains and take the DISTRICT LINE to Fulham Broadway
London City Airport
DLR Line to Canning Town DLR Station
Change train, take the Underground JUBILEE LINE to Westminster
Change train and take the DISTRICT LINE to Fulham Broadway
London Luton Airport
A shuttle bus service operates to and from Luton Airport Parkway Station
Take the East Midlands Train to London St Pancras
Change trains and walk to Kings Cross St Pancras Underground Station
London St Pancras
Take the Underground PICCADILLY LINE to Earls Court Change train at Earls Court take the DISTRICT LINE to Fulham Broadway
Underground – Northern Line Euston to Embankment
District Line Embankment to Fulham Broadway
Underground – District Line Paddington to Fulham Broadway
There are two bus stops outside the Gfinity Arena on the Fulham Road, use number 14, 211 and 414 buses.
We advise against travelling to the Gfinity Arena by car due to local parking restrictions and heavy congestion at weekends.
Driving from The North, East or West:
Use the M25 to Junction 15 and turn off onto the M4 towards London. Follow the M4 which becomes the A4 up to Hammersmith. Go over the Hammersmith Flyover and a further 1.5 miles before turning off for Earls Court. Go past Earls Court station and across Old Brompton Road, eventually reaching Fulham Road. Turn right at the traffic lights.
Driving from The South:
Cross the river at Wandsworth Bridge and head up Wandsworth Bridge Road. At the junction with New King's Road, turn right and then immediately left. This will take you up to Fulham Broadway. Turn right onto Fulham Road and the retail complex will be on your left.