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National Exhibition Centre

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Amazing Experience Food From Around The World.

We had not been to the NEC before so this was an experience for us,we arrived about half an hour... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Neil J
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Swansea, United Kingdom
Brilliant

I went to the craft show. I was abit worried about going alone as I live far away. But I had a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Low3y7
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went to the craft show. I was abit worried about going alone as I live far away. But I had a fantastic time and felt very safe. The Ppl working there we so helpful. I’ve booked my tickets to go again next year

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Low3y7
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would love to say that this venue is a great one but with the parking charge of £16 !!!!! The useless and NON interested Staff. The ridiculous traffic issues attending any decent size show being AWFUL. I can only give this venue 2 Stars!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Donnnaaaaa
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had not been to the NEC before so this was an experience for us,we arrived about half an hour before the show started and was amazed at the size of the place.A lot of people had shopping trolleys on wheels and we wondered what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neil J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to this show several times but it's rapidly becoming a major rip off. As a repeat visitor, we did get £5 each off our tickets but it still cost £55 for the two of us on the opening day. We didn't really see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank demoncodger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the BBC Good food show yesterday along with family members and to say we were disappointed is an understatement! This is a show we visit annually both Summer and Winter so know what to expect. As usual i purchased our tickets online and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jo D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t usually get involved with events like this but there was a Wowcher offer to save over 50% so it was not to be sniffed at. We went by train as the car park fees are expensive. Well laid out arena with free demonstrations...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bit disappointed this year with the show, we came last year and found it alright there was a lot of gin as expected. They could have done with having more mulled wine and xmas drinks! But so annoyed at how busy it was this year...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ScoobyD3636
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We pre-booked parking to save on the outrageous £16 on the day parking charge. My daughter was ill on the day so couldn't go to the show. Asked for a refund at 8am and was told they will not refund without a 48 hour notice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those shows that you always mean to go to, but never get round to - until this year. So, in brief: - Thank you to the NEC mobility hire for a scooter to get round this enormous show - avoided my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took some friends to the November ComicCon... my first visit to the NEC and it was every bit as poor as I'd anticipated. I admit that i was naive enough to drive and had expected a certain amount of queueing, what I hadn't imagined was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Hayley C | Reviewed this property |
Yep, I received an email from event bright the day after we attended saying we could book already for next year, but after this years disappointment I don’t think we will be
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