OPENING TIMES 9.30AM – 5.30PM (5PM SUN)
If you’re already counting the sleeps till Christmas Eve and can’t wait to step into a winter wonderland; or starting as you mean to go on and stocking up early, we can happily let you know that Christmas is coming to NEC Birmingham! Crafts for Christmas is a shiny and bedecked festive dream! This unique event features over 150 exhibitors showcasing their exclusive range of bespoke and unusual gifts, including glass, jewellery, art, candles, ceramics, clothing and so much more. Take part in inspiring workshops, enjoy the live music, taste the wonderful array of festive food and drink, plus you can even get your presents wrapped too.
Get hands-on at a Make & Take or workshop and create your own crafty masterpiece! There’s a wide range of creative crafts to try, with lots of help and encouragement from the experts.
Workshops can only be booked at the show – on the day you attend visit the stand number of the workshop you wish to book.
Join Gillian for a Needlefelting taster. You will learn the basics of applique Needlefelting and will be able to take your creation home. No artistic talent is needed. Please book on the stand (as spaces are limited). Charge is £5 per head.
Lose yourself in a cornucopia of Christmas gifts, treats and treasures! Stalls and stands packed with brand-new products, seasonal surprises and festive food and drinks.VIEW FULL LIST
Your ticket to Crafts for Christmas includes FREE ENTRY to Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts, Art Materials Live and Cake International* at the same venue and dates, featuring all these and more...
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(*Cake International open Friday-Sunday)
Birmingham International Station is within the NEC complex and gives easy access to the show.
The NEC is situated 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, just off junction 6 of the M42 and is clearly signposted.
Resorts World Birmingham is now open and offers the perfect opportunity for exhibitors or visitors to relax after a day at the show at the restaurants, shops and spa available within the complex.
25% off train travel with Virgin trains.
As part of our relationship with Virgin Trains our exhibitors and visitors can take advantage of 25% off train travel to the show. The offer is applicable on advance virgin train west coast main line routes/tickets only. Advance tickets go on sale 12 weeks from the dates of travel.