Need things to do this Christmas? Looking for festive things to do in Warwickshire? Here at Wroxall Abbey, we are perfectly located for you and your family to enjoy Birmingham and all that NEC Christmas events have to offer. As we are only 25 minutes away by car, here is our list of things that you won’t want to miss at the NEC this Christmas.

2nd -5th November Simply Christmas…The Crafty Christmas Show

If you love arts and crafts and love to incorporate a personal touch into your gifts, you will love The Crafty Christmas Show. Showcasing everything creative about handmade items, you’ll be able to find one-of-a-kind presents and plenty of Christmas decorations to suit your festive feeling. You can even take advantage of the on-site wrapping service! With craft demonstrations and exclusive show-only promotions, this event really does have Christmas all wrapped up in one place.


16th -19th November Festive Gift Fair

If you want plenty of choices this Christmas then look no further. Now in its 22nd year, this established event boasts a massive 350 stalls full of presents and decorations as well as food and drink. These jam packed four days will see you able to explore four entertainment areas as you enjoy musical entertainment and meet Santa himself (as well as other Christmas characters!)


23rd-26th November Antiques For Everyone Winter Fair

If you fancy yourself the next David Dickinson or Tim Wonnacott, then the Antiques For Everyone event is not to be missed. The largest vetted art, antiques and interiors fair outside of London you can engage with over 200 specialist dealers and buy their wares. Let your keen eye wander and you’ll be able to spot the finest pieces of furniture, silver, ceramics, silver and glass –  not to mention Art Deco and 20th Century design pieces. You will find everything you could want here including paintings, jewellery and so much more.


27th December Toy Collectors Fair

If you long to go back to your childhood or have a collection of toys that need completing, then the Toy Collectors Fair will not disappoint. Expect 550 stands manned by the UK’s leading dealers who specialise in car and auto models, railways, sci-fi and TV collectables as well as Star Wars, James Bond and various bus and aeroplane pieces. If you collect it, chances are you can find it here!


We hope you have found something of interest on our list. If you’re looking for a place to stay that’s the perfect home away from home during your Christmas shopping excursion, then why not join us at Wroxall Abbey? As one of the best Hotels near Birmingham we’re the logical choice. Find out more about our availability or to book online click here, call us on 01926 484 470 or send us an email.


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