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Address: Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:30

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had a good day at the show good to get here by bus,train and car but parking is not cheap,if you must come here us the bus or train

Reviewed 3 days ago
wiss j
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Would not have wasted £50 on a ticket for the outside concerts it was the worst set up I've seen in a long time too small by the stage for far too many people hardly any bars we waited 40 mins for an over priced bottle it was 10 times better at the civic never again at the genting crap... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

had a good day at the show good to get here by bus,train and car but parking is not cheap,if you must come here us the bus or train

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Thank wiss j
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always a pleasure to visit the NEC although I sadly always go for work. The staff are friendly, the car park shuttle system works well and the layout is sensible. Food and Drink prices are criminal though!!

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Thank KateH87
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

went to the sign show recently here at the Nec .After visiting last year the international sign show at Excel I thought it was quite well represented for the industry and well supported with major players in the Industry .The NEC is a underrated venue but shouldn't be in my opinion as it caters for both the general public and... More 

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my uncle and oh boy was it great the route is really easy and also what a great idea to have Nando's in a convenient centre

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for the Beauty UK exhibition. Easy to find, easy to park and a well organised exhibition. A good range of exhibits and a good variety of refreshment units. A brilliant show.

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Thank Fall3nAn831
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a collection of great big halls that hold exhibitions, what more can one say? It does that very well, although £12 for parking is milking it a bit.

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Thank Jim_wsc2014
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to see take that at getting arena and had a great time. First we went for food and drinks on site then went to the arena to watch Take That. Brilliant night. Easy to find seats and staff very helpful. Reasonable time to get a drink at break between acts. Left building easily and good access to trains.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I sited Sunday 20th May. Got dropped off at Birmingham International and accessed NEC this way saving on car parking. I took my sister who is a wheelchair user, all of the area was very accessible, staff are on hand to direct and help.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant venue!! Really big and a good place to visit, enjoyed this morning live with friend, tickets were good value for money too, we reallu enjoyed it.

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