09-11 May 2025

The Baby Show with Lidl GB NEC Birmingham

Save money on 1000’s baby products and get expert mother and baby advice from our speakers for free.

  • 1000’s of baby products all under one roof: the very best product guidance and demonstrations, compare all the top brands and amazing show-only deals.
  • Complimentary expert baby & parenting presentations throughout the show: from 'learning the basics of how to care for your newborn' to 'baby first aid' and more, our free talks from a wide range of expert speakers throughout the weekend will offer you huge value to your Baby Show experience.


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Exclusive Show Offers

The Baby Show is the place to get the very latest product offers and deals from the UK's top baby brands, see some of the exclusive show offers at previous shows:


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Everything for your bump,
baby and you!

In addition to 1,000's products and the amazing 'show offers', visitors also have the opportunity to get free advice from the UK's leading baby and parenting experts, as well as trying out the latest prams on the buggy testing track, and much more.

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Brand Highlights

Top brands attending
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Exhibitors will vary from boutiques, and online stores to those not on the high street and included well-known brands such as Maxi-Cosi, Cybex, MAM, Tommee Tippee, BabyBjörn, Mamas & Papas, and many more.


View A-Z of Exhibiting Brands

Updates & Support

Latest Show Updates

Updates on the latest for NEC Birmingham and helpful baby information and advice from our exhibitors, speakers and the Baby Show team.





Free Baby & Parenting Advice

See the schedule of Live Talks from our previous event in 2024







Frequently asked questions

General Questions


Q. When is The Baby Show NEC 2025?

A. The Baby Show NEC takes place from 09-11 May 2025.




Q. What are the opening times of The Baby Show NEC 2025.

A. Opening times are as follows:

  • Friday 10th May: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 11th May: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sunday 12th May: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm



Q. Are there any other The Baby Shows in other locations?

A. Yes, The Baby Show takes place 4 times a year. The next events in 2024: 25-27 October 2024 at Olympia London, and 2025: 7-9 March 2025 at ExCeL London6-8 June 2024 at Manchester Central,



Q. Can children attend the event?

A. Yes, we welcome all the family to the event. Children 0-14 years can attend the show for free. They will still require a ticket for entry. If you have forgotten to book a child's ticket, these can be obtained upon arrival.



Q. How can I contact the event Organisers?

A. Please email enquiries@thebabyshow.co.uk or visit our contact us page 


Frequently Asked Questions

Ticket & Booking Queries


Q. Are tickets on sale?


A. Tickets for NEC Birmingham 2025 are not on sale.

You can sign up for e-updates to hear when tickets go on sale and to receive exclusive ticket offers.





Q. Is there easy access for my stroller?

A. Yes, there are ramps by stairs and lifts are located and signposted on the Atrium and Piazza concourses and by all the escalators. For more information about accessibility at the NEC visit the NEC website.

NEC website



Q. How can I get assistance during my visit?

A. If you have any queries or need assistance during your visit, please contact any member of the NEC staff who will be happy to help.



Q. Does the Live Talks Stage have a hearing loop facility?

A. Yes, the Live Talks Stage has a hearing loop facility.



Q. Will there be a BSL interpreter on the Live Talks Stage?

A. There is usually a BSL interpreter on the Live Talks Stage on the Saturday. This will be confirmed closer to the show.



Q. What parking facilities are available for Blue Badge holders?

A. Disabled parking is located under Hall 5.  For more information about disabled parking and to book parking please visit the NEC website. 

Book through NEC here



Q. Can I rent a wheelchair at the venue?

A:  NEC Birmingham has various wheelchairs and scooters available for hire from their mobility centre, situated between Hall 4 and 5 (next to Londis). These can be pre-booked by emailing info@necgroup.co.uk and a member of the team will get in contact to take the booking.

Wheelchairs are FOC for blue badge holders and £5 per day for all other visitors.

Scooters are £15 per day

There will be wheelchairs and scooters available on the day for anyone who hasn’t pre-booked.

NEC website


Travel & The Venue


Q. What is the best way to get to NEC?

A. There are several options available to get to NEC Birmingham, whether you're travelling by car, train, bus, or coach, you can find more info on routes here



Q. What is the postcode for the NEC?

A. The postcode for the NEC is B40 1NT.



Q. Which is the nearest train station?

A. Birmingham International directly serves the NEC, you don’t even need to brave the elements with a walkway linking to the exhibition halls.



Q. How much is parking?

A. Parking at the venue is operated and managed by the venue, NEC Birmingham (not the Organisers) - East car parks are the closest to the show.  Visit their website for more information and to pre-book your space. 

Pre-pay advance: £13.95 - Save £5 off the standard on-the-day rate when you book before the day of your visit.
On-the-day parking: £18.95
Visitor Express: £26.95
Exhibitor Advantage: £36.95
Minibuses: £23.95
Coaches: £31.95

NEC website



Q. Will there be a cloakroom at the event?

A. Yes, there is a cloakroom at the event.
Charges apply:
£2 per coat or umbrella
£3 per bag or luggage



Q. Where can I eat and drink?

A. There are numerous facilities on-site to cater for all needs and dietary requirements. See here.



Our Other Baby Shows

The Baby Show takes place four times a year, in addition to NEC Birmingham you can also find us at ExCeL London, Manchester Central and London Olympia

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Olympia London

25-27 October 2024

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We are back in London at Olympia London from 25-27 October 2024.

Olympia London is an exhibition centre, event space and conference centre in West Kensington, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, London; with excellent access via public transport via train, tube & bus. Driving is possible with available parking.

Olympia London
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ExCeL London

7-9 March 2025

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Our first show of the year is at ExCeL London in early spring 7-9 March 2025.

ExCeL London is an exhibition centre, event space, and conference centre in the Royal Docks area of Newham, East London; with excellent access via public transport via DLR & bus. Driving is possible with plenty of available parking.

ExCeL London
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Manchester Central

6-8 June 2025

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We are excited to return to Manchester Central 6-8 June 2025!

Manchester Central is a cutting-edge convention centre located within central Manchester with great access to public transport, close to Manchester Piccadilly station, and plenty of adjacent available parking.

Manchester Central

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