OPENING TIMES 9.30AM – 5.30PM (5PM SUN)
Welcome to a shiny and bedecked festive dream! This unique retail experience is an extravaganza of exclusive ranges of bespoke and unusual gifts; including glass, jewellery, art, candles, ceramics, clothing and so much more. Enjoy live music and festive food and drink as you tick off your Christmas shopping list!
Join tutors from WI Denman for live festive craft demonstrations. Each day will feature a different expert… so take a seat and learn how to make your home and gifts extra gorgeous this year!
The theatre is located at the far end of aisle G.
Denman is the WI's centre for learning in Oxfordshire and is open to all, offering a wealth of opportunities to learn new skills on day schools and short courses in the field of cookery, craft and lifestyle. www.denmancollege.org.uk.
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 entry to Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts and Cake International*
Art Materials Live · Art Materials Live Workshops · Bob Neill - Pyrography · Colour-in Camping with Eggnogg · Festival Of Japan - On-stand Demos · Galactic Plastic Workshop · Grans on the Run · Hochanda · Home Artist Academy · Linda Wain · Powertex · SAA - the UK’s largest art community!
(*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.