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.

Event times

There are 9 events at this location

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The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair

An award-winning combination of exciting theatre shows, interactive workshops and exhibits, as well careers information from STEM professionals. The fair is aimed at children aged 11–14 and hopes to inspire them to consider a career in science, technology, engineering or maths.

Wed 15 Mar 2017

Free / 0121 780 4141

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Free / 0121 780 4141

Fri 17 Mar 2017

Free / 0121 780 4141

Sat 18 Mar 2017

Free / 0121 780 4141

Birmingham Singing and Dance Auditions

A chance for teenagers to make it big. Organised by Future Music. Ages 19+.

Sat 4 Feb 2017

Times to be confirmed / £5–£25 / 0121 780 4141

Birmingham Singing And Dance Auditions

Birmingham Singing and Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing and dance contest in Birmingham for teenagers and pre-teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The singing and dance contest in Birmingham for…

Sat 4 Feb 2017

£5 / 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

Insomnia Gaming Festival

Computer gaming event featuring play areas, trade stalls, talks, discussions and music.

Sun 11 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0845 868 1337

Mon 12 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0845 868 1337

Insomnia59

The UK's largest gaming festival offers the latest and greatest in games, music and even drone racing.

Sun 11 Dec

£20 ( £60) / 0121 780 4141

Slam Dunk Festival

Touring punk, metal hardcore and skate festival. Headliners Enter Shikari have been announced for 2017 with support from Don Broco, Bowling For Soup, less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Cute Is What We Aim For and We Are The Kings.

Sat 27 May 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0121 780 4141

The Specials

Return of the legendary Two Tone innovators, sans Jerry Dammers. Thirty years on from their classic single 'Ghost Town', there is even a Conservative government back in power to make us all feel at home.

Fri 26 May 2017

£44.80 / 0121 780 4141

With Toots & The Maytals.

Toy Collectors Fair

Explore 550 stalls selling a variety of toys, trains and models.

Tue 27 Dec

£6.50 (Children £2; £6) / 0121 780 4141

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