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Travel Information

Find out how to get to the top UK venues where our shows are held.

The NEC, Birmingham
B40 1NT

By rail: Birmingham International Station is within the NEC complex and gives easy access to the show.

By road: The NEC is situated 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, just off junction 6 of the M42 and is clearly signposted.

25% off train travel with Virgin trains.
As part of our relationship with Virgin Trains our exhibitors and visitors can take advantage of 25% off train travel to the show. The offer is applicable on advance virgin train west coast main line routes/tickets only. Advance tickets go on sale 12 weeks from the dates of travel.

Resorts World Birmingham is now open and offers the perfect opportunity for exhibitors or visitors to relax after a day at the show at the restaurants, shops and spa available within the complex.

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Westpoint Exhibition Centre, Exeter

Westpoint Exhibition Centre at the Devon Showground, Clyst St Mary (1 mile east from junction 30, M5 on the A3052)

*FREE SHUTTLE BUS service runs approximately every 30 minutesfrom Exeter St Davidís railway station to the show. Bus starts at 09.00, last one leaves 17.00 (Sat 17.30) Please note: Wheelchair access limited. Call ICHF in advance for details.

Book your mobility for the show in advance by phoning Newton Abbot Community Transport Association on 01626 335775 or by email on

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SECC, Glasgow
G3 8YW

By Rail: Exhibition Centre station is SECC's own dedicated railway station allowing easy access from the city centre and the suburbs. Six trains an hour from Central Station (Platform 17) will bring you to Exhibition Centre station in a journey time of just three minutes.

Parking: The new chargeable multi-storey car park at the SECC is now open and will be the main parking area used for events at the venue. This facility is located at 10 Stobcross Road, Glasgow, G3 8YW.

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Stonor Park, Nr. Henley-on-Thames

Stonor is located between the M4 and M40 on the B480 Henley-on-Thames - Watlington Road, and approximately 5 miles to the North of Henley.

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Penshurst Place, Nr. Tonbridge
TN11 8DG

From M25 Junction 5, follow A21 to Tonbridge leaving at the Hilenborough exit, then follow the brown tourist signs.

From M20/M26 Junction 2a, follow A25 (Sevenoaks & then A21 for Hildenborough, then follow the brown tourist signs.

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ExCeL, London
E16 1XL

Follow the directions for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL. There is easy access from the M25, M11, A406 and A13.

The Jubilee Line and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) provide the quickest route to ExCeL.

London City Airport is located five minutes from ExCeL. Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton are also easily accessible.

For maps of ExCeL London's location and interactive tools to plan your journey, please click here.

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EAL Cable Car

This year, you can arrive at Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show in style with a unique flight on the Emirates Air Line cable car.

Fly across the Thames and discover a new perspective of Londonís captivating skyline on your way to ExCeL London Ė including spectacular views of St Paulís Cathedral, The Gherkin, Thames Barrier, Maritime Greenwich and The Olympic Park.

The Emirates Air Line cable car is a truly special way to arrive to Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show at ExCeL, transporting you from North Greenwich via Londonís highest observational point over the Thames in less than 10 minutes.

Visitors to Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show can enjoy a cable car flight for just £2! To redeem this exclusive discount, all you need to do is show your Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show confirmation/ ticket at the Emirates Air Line terminals.

You can also glide down and fly over the Thames with joint tickets with MBNA Thames Clippers. More information available here.

EventCity, Manchester
M41 7TB

Please note, the ML1 shuttle bus from Stretford tram stop is no longer running a service to EventCity.

  • By Car: EventCity is easily accessible by car. If travelling from the M60 take Junction 9 for the A5081 and follow signs for Barton Dock Road. Postcode: M17 8AS.
  • By Rail: Manchester Piccadilly - Bus service X50 or 250 from Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station descending at the EventCity bus stop. Manchester Victoria - Bus service 100 (every 12 minutes) or Service 110 (every 20 minutes) descending at The Trafford Centre bus station.
  • EventCity will also be running an express EventCity Shuttle bus from the main bus stop at the Trafford Centre, dropping people off directly at EventCity's door.

Click here to visit the venue's website for additional travel information.

Click here for Site Map and Travel Info

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