Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts arrives at the NEC for you to discover all the inspiration and crafting supplies you could ever dream of! Avid knitters, stitchers, hobbyists and crafters will be in their element with endless supplies, innovations, demonstrations and workshops!
Art lovers will be amazed and enchanted by the wonderful array of art supplies at Art Materials Live. You can hone your painting skills and pick up top tips from the experts with the variety of FREE workshops and demonstrations.
Visitors will also be able to explore the Simply Christmas, the Crafty Christmas Show. Furthermore you will be able to visit the world renowned Cake International which opens Friday 3 – Sunday 5 November.
Popping in for a visit? Need to book a hotel? Head to our Visiting Us page for parking details, handy directions and to scope out all the bargains at Resorts World.Discover More
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Best Western Plus Manor NEC Birmingham is a luxury hotel where excellence comes as standard. Situated just minutes from the NEC, yet set in the English countryside, the hotel boasts a fabulous Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse, private meeting and dining options. We welcome guests, visiting the NEC, from all over the world and hope you will be next to experience out wonderful hospitality.
Only a short walk to Hall 3 with 170 parking spaces. Breakfast and wifi is included in rroms up to 3 adults. Full menu is available until 10pm followed by snacks . Full bar service.
When it comes to wining and dining, we naturally wanted to ensure a range of lip-smacking options was always on the menu.
Avis is the official car and van rental partner to The NEC offering all event goers up to 15% off car hire and 10% off van hire anywhere in the UK.Discover more
Travel to your NEC event with Virgin Trains and we’ll give you 25% off Advance ticket fares. No traffic jams, no toilet stops, just sit back and relax.Discover more