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Weekend Picks: Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show

Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show: Tues 23rd - Sun 28th Feb (NEC, Birmingham)

The Motorhome and Caravan Show at Birmingham's NEC Credit: Bob Collier / PA Archive/Press Association Images

The UK’s biggest showcase of caravans, motorhomes, campervans, trailer tents and folding caravans are all under one roof till the end of this week.

The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show will have tents and holiday homes of all sizes on display. There’s something for everyone from holiday inspiration, outdoor gear and even getaway leisure vehicles.

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Weekend Picks: Spring Fair

Spring Fair: Sun 7th - Thurs 11th Feb (Birmingham)

Fashion catwalk at Spring Fair Credit: i2i Events Group

The UK’s leading gift and home exhibition will begin this weekend at the NEC. Spring Fair will sit alongside Jewellery & Watch Birmingham, the UK’s biggest specialised jewellery exhibition.

There’ll be over 3,000 British and international suppliers at the event, including hundreds that are new to Spring Fair for this year.

“This is my first year at the helm of Spring Fair, having spent the past few years developing sister shows Autumn Fair and Glee, and I’m incredibly excited about the 2016 exhibition. We’re all now looking forward to a great show, where everyone who attends will see some fantastic new products from both their existing and new suppliers”

– Nick Davison, Spring Fair Portfolio Director

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Police appeal over NEC thefts

Do you recognise this man? Credit: Solihull Police

Police are appealing for information on a man they wish to speak to in relation to a series of thefts at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

Anyone with information should call PC Brown on 101.


Grand Designs show promotes a greener way of living

This year the show has a distinctively green theme. Credit: ITV News Central
Visitors are being encouraged to grow their own food. Credit: ITV News Central
The idea of keeping your own chickens was proving popular with guests. Credit: ITV News Central
Furniture made from ordinary household objects was also on show. Credit: ITV News Central

Grand Designs Live encourages visitors to grow their own food

Visitors to the Grand Designs Live show at the NEC in Birmingham are being encouraged to consider ways of cutting down on their household bills and growing their own food.

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