Top 5 NEC Events in 2019

There are lots of exciting things happening at the NEC in the New Year. Here at Wroxall Abbey we’re perfectly placed as your Warwick accommodation of choice for you to enjoy Birmingham and all the NEC has to offer. Here’s our top 5 events coming up in 2019.


Autosport International

10 – 13 Jan 2019

An essential event for motorsport fanatics and industry professionals alike, Autosport International is one of the best exhibitions to get you excited for the upcoming season. Hosting everything from Karting to Formula 1, live shows and performances, and interviews from the biggest stars in motorsport, this event attracts thousands of visitors each year. With highlights such as the UK’s largest indoor racing track, a live action area and much much more, this is a motorsport showcase you don’t want to miss.

Trade only days 10th – 11th January 2019

Public days 12th – 13th January 2019


Toy Collectors Fair

27 Dec 2018, 10 Feb 2019

A fan of vintage collectables? Browse over 500 stalls packed with collectable toys, models and games for sale at Britain’s biggest toy collectors fair. Some of the UK’s leading toy specialists and dealers will be selling a variety of old and new collectables so whatever you’re after, you’re bound to find something unique to go home with.

Tickets sold on the door.



7 – 10 Mar 2019

The world-famous dog show returns to the NEC for another round of competitive canine action, as thousands of dogs compete for the coveted title of Crufts Best In Show. Observe talented dogs in agility, flyball, obedience and more. You’ll also get the chance to meet over 200 unique breeds in the Discovery arena and browse hundreds of shops across the event. A great day out for the whole family.

You can get tickets here.


BodyPower Experience

10 – 12 May 2019

The Bodypower Experience is a three-day sports and performance expo, hosting competitions, dieting and fitness workshops and essential tips from the fitness world – to take your training to the next level. Whether you’re new to health and fitness, an athlete or just a gym enthusiast, you won’t find a better place to explore Bodybuilding, Aesthetics, Fitness and Lifestyle and Sports and Performance all under one roof!


BBC Gardeners’ World Live

13 – 16 June 2019

If gardening is your passion, then there’s no better way to indulge than at one of the most inspirational gardening events of the year. Immerse yourself in the stunning selection of Show Gardens and the visitor favourite Beautiful Borders – and maybe get some fresh ideas for your own. You can also try and buy the latest gardening kit with demonstrations from TV presenters including Alan Titchmarsh and Adam Frost. All tickets also include free entry to the BBC Good Food Show Summer.


There’s plenty to enjoy at the NEC in 2019. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay only 25 minutes away by car – then why not join us at Wroxall Abbey? As one of the most convenient country hotels in Warwickshire we’ll make sure you’re well taken care of before and after your excursions.


Find out more about the availability at our Warwick accommodation or to book, click here, call us on 01926 484 470 or send us an email.

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