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National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham

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Explore over 250 hectares (610 acres) of convention space at National Exhibition Centre (NEC). The UK’s largest exhibition center, the space consists of 20 interconnected halls and hosts over 500 events a year, including major concerts, traveling expositions, and seasonal festivals. Watch your favorite band perform at the music arena, which has a capacity of 16,000, or attend a specialty craft show to buy handmade souvenirs. Parking is available on site and a free shuttle is available to take you from your car to the venue. Plan your visit to National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Birmingham trip itinerary planner.
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  • I got a bus here from my hotel, The Old Crown in Digbeth 97a. The bus driver wasn't sure about the stop so another passenger explained it to me. Needs better signage. Went for the Who do you think you...  more »
  • The possiblities to come there are great; the bus from the railwaystation and from the railwaystation to the airport are excellent. Maybe the building needs more toilets....  more »
  • Visiting a recent event here, I found it very good value for money on entrance fee & free parking. The cafes & food are expensive but if you take sandwiches or snacks & just buy a drink it's not so ba...  more »