Festive gift fair at the NEC 10th – 13th November 2016 You would be crackers to miss it!

Join in the fun for our 21st year at the fabulous FESTIVE GIFT FAIR! The biggest and best Christmas shopping Fair returns to the NEC for four days from 10-13 November.

The run up to Christmas Day involves a lot of planning and the hardest and often most time consuming part is buying the presents, so get it all done in one day at the Festive Gift Fair and make it FUN!

Christmas starts here with plenty of choice, unique gifts, and a fun and easy shopping day out. For our 21st year we have a whole NEW line-up of fantastic LIVE music to entertain you through the day.

So easy to visit, all in one hall, all on one level and there’s even a courtesy shuttle service to and from Birmingham International station. When your bags are full, you can drop them off at the Present Creche and continue to shop, stop for a bite to eat and enjoy all the great entertainment.

350 stalls overflowing with fabulous decorations for the home and present ideas for all – from babies to teenagers, parents to grandparents, for Him, for Her and even the pets!


There’s something for everyone at the FESTIVE GIFT FAIR and to get your inspiration flowing, we’ve highlighted just a few of our favourite NEW gift ideas …


A set of nine specially tuned champagne glasses with glass wands for playing musical magic together after Christmas dinner! The ultimate dinner party game – AMUZIKA.

A personalised celebration brownie to serve 15-20 people or individual gorgeously gooey brownies in over 30 flavours – THE BROWNIE BAR.

Mountainous giant meringues to serve for a real show-off dessert or gift boxed meringues as a present will leave your family and friends in awe! – FLOWER AND WHITE.

Don’t know what to do with leftover turkey or parsnips? Then jazz it up with versatile curry base sauces – PUNJABAN AUTHENTIC CURRY BASE SAUCES or, make your own from scratch using freshly ground spices – THE SPICE KITCHEN.

Handcrafted, good proper fudge, great to share after dinner or give as a present in a ‘create your own gift box’. Over 25 flavours … from Rhubarb & Custard, Cherry Bakewell, Heather Honey and even Irn Brun! – OCHIL FUDGE PANTRY.

Make your own CIDER…. Simply add the supplied yeast and leave for 48 hours – VICTORS DRINKS.


WOW what a season it’s been! The spirit of Football is captured by photographer, DAVID SHIELDS. Unique photographic montages of football stadiums, from Arsenal to Birmingham City and many more.

A REAL flight simulator experience vouchers available for Boeing 737 & 747 – FLIGHT SIMULATORS MIDLANDS.

If anything will get him to do the washing up, these smirkingly Rude Britannia Tea Towels might do the trick – featuring photos of road signs like Happy Bottom, Titty Ho, Busty View, Juggs Lane – LESSER SPOTTED BRITAIN.

Highly original Map cufflinks made from vintage maps and albums. Chose the location that is ‘special’ to you, for example, where you first met! – MIA MIA JEWELS.

‘My Dad is a Superhero!’ – a framed print designed in a comic book style for your superhero Father – JMS CREATIVE.


Stylish and colourful faux fur capes, gilets and jackets – SUPERFURS.

An eclectic mix of beautiful jewellery, objets d’art and decorative interior items – ANTIQUE & CHIC.

Handmade, luxurious natural skincare and home fragrance. Choose a scent to match her mood… from lavender to patchouli, and geranium to eucalyptus – VALENTTE.

Beautiful homemade 100% cashmere & cashmere blend shawls and scarves – NEPAL CASHMERE.

Treat her to a classy fashion watch by leading designers, Emporio Armani and Marc Jacobs – A2Z TIMEBRAND.


Have the image of a treasured pet captured behind glass and set into a silver pendant on chain – MARTASHA HANDMADE JEWELLERY.

A handmade wooden plaque ‘I Love you to the moon and back’ – will guarantee a smile – MAGICMIMI.

Back and neck pain is a thing of the past with a Shiatsu neck massager, the most relaxing present you could wish to give – DONNERBERG.

‘The Innkeepers Tipple’, an aromatic blueberry whisky liqueur – CELTIC SPIRIT CO.

Beautifully scented handmade soy candles fragranced with essential oils with rose petals, lavender and jasmine – BEAUTY SCENTS.


There’s only ONE DIRECTION – as the biggest boy band in the world, they can adorn your teenagers bed with a fleece blanket throw – LINEN IDEAS.

Get ready to be blown away by the amazing sound of the I-Bomb Cobble – a speaker that fits into the palm of your hand and works 10 metres from your Bluetooth device – PIZZAZZ RETAIL.

Be top dog at your next fancy dress party with the amazingly realistic Mr Pug mask! – GENIE GADGETS.

Want to be different? One-of-a-kind handmade watches – BUCKLE AND COG – with changeable fabric straps and colourful faces.


Magic and sparkle for Fairies of all ages. FAIRY GOODIES sell fairy wings, tutus, fairy dust, fairy gardens…

Felt dream-catchers and mobiles, little ones will be mesmerised to sleep! – YAK SHAK.

A fun alternative twist to the traditional advent calendar, buy a ‘Countdown To Christmas’ activity calendar which has things to make and do to keep your kids busy as they wait for Santa – ILLUSTRIES.

GIFTS IN A TIN have an ingenious range of miniature gifts and puzzles that pack into a tiny tin, from mini train sets to farmyards.

Teach your children to tell the time and count with a unique wooden learning clock – BIRCHWOOD CRAFTS.

Have fun creating their very own name plaque using this clever mosaic alphabet kit – TERESA MILLS MOSAICS.

DISCOVER ALL THE PRESENTS YOU WANT UNDER ONE ROOF – Fantastic, fabulous and fun, never has Christmas shopping been this good!

FESTIVE GIFT FAIR 10-13 NOVEMBER 2016 at NEC, Birmingham.

For more information on Exhibitors and Visiting the Fair, visit www.festivegiftfair.co.uk. Click on the button online to watch a short video from last year’s show.

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