NEC

NEC
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, B40 1NT
  • Telephone 0121 780 4141
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  • Website www.thenec.co.uk
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The busiest and largest exhibition centre in the whole of the land, the National Exhibition Centre contains the multi-purpose LG Arena and hosts everything from the wee pups of Crufts Dog Show to Europe's largest home tradeshow, the International Spring Fair. The NEC's 20 halls contain nearly a quarter-million square metres of exhibition space (that's a lot of football pitches), which sees 4 million people cross its floors annually.

Events at this venue

There are 12 events at this location

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The Beat, Buzzcocks, The Selecter and Stiff Little Fingers

A mix of punk and ska at a series of three special outdoor gigs.

Sun 27 May

£40 / 0121 780 4141

Birmingham Music Competition

BIRMINGHAM MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2018 AUDITION DATES RELEASED Music competition auditions dates for Birmingham Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced! Open Mic UK is coming to Birmingham with auditions at Concourse 22-23. Open Mic UK is more than a music competition in its search for the best singers and artists in…

Sat 22 Sep

£5 / 0121 780 4141

  • 16:30 – 19:00

The Caravan, Camping And Motorhome Show 2018

The show presents a display of motorhomes, campervans, caravans, caravan holiday homes and lodges, trailer tents and tents giving visitors a chance to view them up close.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

£8 (£7; Children free) / 0121 780 4141

Wed 20 Feb 2019

£8 (£7; Children free) / 0121 780 4141

Thu 21 Feb 2019

£8 (£7; Children free) / 0121 780 4141

…and 3 more dates until 24 Feb 2019

Craft Drink Festival

Drinks from breweries, distilleries, cider makers, wine merchants, food trucks and more.

Sat 28 Jul

0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sun 29 Jul

0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Destination Star Trek

A hot ticket event for Star Trek fans, featuring appearances from big names such as William Shatner and Linda Park, as well as themed parties, photo shoots and screenings.

Fri 19 Oct

£29–£49 / 0121 780 4141

Sat 20 Oct

£29–£49 / 0121 780 4141

Sun 21 Oct

£29–£49 / 0121 780 4141

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Free / 0121 780 4141

Tue 7 Jul 2020

£20 / 0121 780 4141

Wed 8 Jul 2020

£20 / 0121 780 4141

…and 6 more dates until 14 Jul 2020

Grand Designs Live

Could your garden shed be a luxury sauna or your tree house a self contained eco pod? This contemporary home show based on the Channel 4 series provides plenty of innovative ideas for interiors, gardens, home improvement, self-build and renovations.

Wed 10 Oct

£12 (Children free) / 0121 780 4141

Thu 11 Oct

£12 (Children free) / 0121 780 4141

Fri 12 Oct

£12 (Children free) / 0121 780 4141

…and 2 more dates until 14 Oct

The Monster

Adult bouncy castle featuring a 300 metre obstacle course. Street food and cocktails and live entertainment are also on offer.

Fri 21 Sep

prices vary / 0121 780 4141

Sat 22 Sep

prices vary / 0121 780 4141

Sun 23 Sep

prices vary / 0121 780 4141

The National Wedding Show

A chance to try, buy and book what you need for your big day, from bridal boutiques to photographers.

Fri 28 Sep

£10 (Children £0–£6.50) / 0844 874 0486

Sat 29 Sep

£10 (Children £0–£6.50) / 0844 874 0486

Sun 30 Sep

£10 (Children £0–£6.50) / 0844 874 0486

Open Mic UK Music Competition

Talent contest open to singers, singer-songwriters, rapper and vocalists performing covers or original material.

Sat 22 Sep

£5 / 0121 780 4141

  • 16:30 – 19:00

Slam Dunk Festival

Touring punk, metal hardcore and skate festival. Headliners Jimmy Eat World and Good Charlotte have been announced for 2018 with support from Taking Back Sunday, Twin Atlantic, Creeper, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, PVRIS, Four Year Strong, Sleeping With Sirens, State Champs and Trash Boat.

Mon 28 May

Times to be confirmed / £49 / 0121 780 4141

UK Construction Week

Conference and expo aimed at the construction industry.

Tue 9 Oct

Free / 0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 10 Oct

Free / 0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 11 Oct

Free / 0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 17:00

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