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Address: Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1NT, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 121 780 4141
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Great venue with easy access from the M42 and good car parking. Plenty of space inside with lots of good things to see. Lunch was effortless at the wether spoons even with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I came here with friends to see a car show. The place is amazing, it is well laid out with plenty of space for the exhibitors. Make sure you have very comfortable clothing, especially your shoes because there is lots and lots of walking!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ladies make sure you are wearing comfortable shoes as if you are in high heels your feet will be aching with all the walking you will be doing. There are travelators though in some of the walkways

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Waterville, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have paid many visits to the centre ,Its massive , Get a catalogue of the show your are attending and do your home work, otherwise you will be overwhelmed .There is such a choice of suppliers .I do it twice a year.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

easy to get to. Well organised. Very clean. Intimate. Excellent service. Lots of well informed and well trained staff.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

the place is huge,if you attend an exhibition be prepared for a lot of walking, over priced rip off cafes inside so take your own food and rink !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great venue with easy access from the M42 and good car parking. Plenty of space inside with lots of good things to see. Lunch was effortless at the wether spoons even with outdoor seating which is great in summer months. Prices are what is expected for this type of venue

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Visited for a concert,we parked at B'ham International train station,saved about £3.50 on parking,and about an hour of queuing traffic after the concert,but it is a 15 minute walk to the arena. Once inside it was very nice,good food kiosks with all sorts of food,but nowhere near enough seating,and you know what it's like,once people have sat down they don't... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great day @ Gardeners World "indoors" despite torrential rain- in main exhibition hall +@various talk tents. Anne Swithenbank+ Carol Klein excellent highly amusing talks Yummy grub0 Co .putting a new spin on Scotch Egg- Mumbai with chickpea - SO tasty.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were bitterly disappointed, having booked a year in advance for seats a few rows from the front at great expense, as soon as show started people were allowed to stand for the duration, when you are 5ft and have two 6ft people in front of you you have a very poor and limited view. We don't mind standing at... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went there to watch Cirque du Soleil. We had front row seats and the show was amazing. The venue is nicely located as you can get to it from Birmingham International train station. So none of the hassle of parking and queuing to get back out at the end of the show as you get at Birmingham NIA. However, there... More 

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Additional Information about National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

Address: Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1NT, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 121 780 4141
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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