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National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
+44 121 780 4141
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Rip off Birmingham

I had to collect my daughter from Birmingham airport, rip off Birmingham charged me £5.00 for 11... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter S
Christmas Fair - more like a standard indoor market you pay to get into

Visited the NEC Christmas Fair last weekend. It is about £12 to get in so expectations were high... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jane66666
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Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
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+44 121 780 4141
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had to collect my daughter from Birmingham airport, rip off Birmingham charged me £5.00 for 11 minutes. I will never collect again from this traffic infested airport and will encourage my family never to be ripped off again. What a shame on you BIRMINGHAM.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the NEC Christmas Fair last weekend. It is about £12 to get in so expectations were high. Although there were some good Christmas stalls, it didn’t feel very festive and there were quite a few very general stalls selling things like vacuums and shoe...More

Thank Jane66666
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the biggest space in Europe for events but the traffic staff have the biggest heads in the world. Who do they think they are? The security staff are direct with some being the best and some needing customer service training. If you are...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had a few days here checking out an expo and it was very good. Plenty of good and drink options, toilets and loads of exhibition space

Thank JetSetterJim
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on Saturday to the Christmas fair as a family thought we might get some gifts and ideas. Sadly not I was very disappointed with the tat on offer and loads of it. God knows why there were two separate stands selling shower heads...More

Thank 333trip333
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The NEC is a huge venue, lots of places to eat in it and also some sellers outside the doors. Easy access by car train or bus, we drove here. Parking for £12 is quite reasonable these days as other venues charge a lot more....More

Thank aglaiaman
Reviewed 5 days ago

Agreed to meet up with my wife and daughter mid afternoon. They had arrived (by train) at the start of the morning. It took me 45 minutes from leaving the motorway to arriving in the hall where the event was taking place. Because the appropriate...More

Thank Norman T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic day, lots to do and see. People dressed up. Encluding myself. Troubles with tribbles. Thank you NEC for putting on a great event. Hope Star Trek can be like this set up with more props and history of timeline. Next year 2018.

Thank georgina_stevenson1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So the journey in was an interesting. We travelled by train, I would recommend reservations as there was no where to sit on the train. It was that busy. The queue to get in was long and the lack of signs did not help. The...More

Thank Mandytanda
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am disgusted by you car parking "systems" why does it take two years to get into a one day event? There was no sign posts and there was not enough staff. I suggest you sort this as soon as possible. Thanks but no thanks...More

Thank Caitlin1706
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kirstywils
October 8, 2017|
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Response from thepiemanuk | Reviewed this property |
I think you'd have to contact the organiser the event rather than the exhibition centre hosting the show. Web search or social media should give links.
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Sorrento26
August 3, 2017|
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Response from A33lexM | Reviewed this property |
Scary at the end but took 4 year old nad loved it
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