The January Furniture Show 2020 – NEC, Birmingham

It’s the start of the exhibition season again.  There’s no better place to kick off my 2020 events exploration this year than the January Furniture Show held annually at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, United Kingdom.  Spread over 5 halls, this is the…

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Festive Gift Fair 2019 – Birmingham, UK

The spirit of Christmas is definitely on the air.  The day after  Halloween, festive decorations are filling up the shelves of the UK high street stores and large shopping malls.  I kicked off my Christmas shopping at the Festive Gift Fair in Birmingham recently.   I…

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Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2019, London

It’s the height of the trade fairs season again after the quieter months of July and August.  The 20th year anniversary of Speciality and Fine Food Fair was held at the Olympia in West Kensington, London during the 1st to 3rd September 2019.   The place…

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The Masterpiece Art Fair 2019, London

On the Balcony, 1893 Eugene von Blaas, Oil on canvas, 23 x 31.5″ / 58.4 x 80cm (Private collection, UK)   This year’s event ran from 27th June to 3rd July.  Just like last year’s, I thought it was a great show with a new…

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Stratford-Upon-Avon, England – Shakespeare’s Birthplace

    Stratford-Upon-Avon is the birth town of Shakespeare.  There is more to this town than just the hometown of the famous playwright, actor, and poet.  One of my work colleagues has strongly recommended to me this quaint market town full of characters.  During this…

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